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Munson, Kurt; Thompson, Hilary H. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
Using the 2011 and 2015 survey by the Reference and User Services Association Sharing and Transforming Access to Resources Section (RUSA STARS) of international interlibrary loans (ILL), the authors explore barriers to this method of meeting patrons' information needs. They evaluate international ILL in the context of developments in the…
Descriptors: Library Services, Users (Information), Barriers, Library Materials
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Harker, Karen R.; O'Toole, Erin; Sassen, Catherine – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
Professional development programs have been established in many academic libraries to support the research and scholarly activities of librarians. Continuous assessment can contribute to the sustainability and effectiveness of these programs. This study describes how measures of need, participation, satisfaction, and impact were employed to assess…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Faculty Development, Librarians, Program Effectiveness
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Perret, Robert – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
This study examines the current attitudes of librarians toward the practice of librarians teaching classes beyond the domain of library skills and information literacy. An electronic survey was sent to ILI-L (Information Literacy Instruction List), the Association of College and Research Libraries library instruction e-mail list. The author…
Descriptors: Librarians, Librarian Attitudes, Library Skills, Library Instruction
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Benoit, Edward, III; Munson, Amanda L. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
Based on a comparison of two nearly identical surveys in 2010 and 2016, this study examines the deepening practitioner concern over the use of social tagging within digital collections during the past six years. While participants reported a greater level of experience and increased use of social tagging, concerns regarding control, consistency,…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Comparative Analysis, Librarians, Indexing
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Mills, Chloe; McCullough, Ian – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
This research project investigates librarians' attitudes toward unions and collective bargaining through data collected from a nationwide survey of 359 academic librarians in the United States. We found that academic librarians have a generally positive view of unions and collective bargaining agreements, a notable result in a national political…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Unions, Librarian Attitudes
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Hogenboom, Karen; Hayslett, Michele – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2017
During the last few years, many academic libraries have accepted the challenge of helping their users locate and acquire the numeric data they need. To meet their users' ever-increasing need for data, librarians are purchasing data sets one at a time ("small data"). This service, though important to our users, raises many issues in the…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Data, Library Materials, Library Services
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Ukwoma, Scholastica C.; Dike, V. W. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2017
This study was carried out to ascertain the attitudes of academics concerning the utilization of institutional repositories (IRs) in Nigerian universities. The study took the form of a descriptive survey, gathering data from the five Nigerian universities with IRs. The result showed that the universities developed IRs to create a forum for their…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Electronic Libraries, Archives, Academic Libraries
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Kennedy, Marie R.; Kennedy, David P.; Brancolini, Kristine R. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2017
This article describes for the first time the composition and structure of the personal networks of novice librarian researchers. We used social network analysis to observe if participating in the Institute for Research Design in Librarianship (IRDL) affected the development of the librarians' personal networks and how the networks changed over…
Descriptors: Novices, Librarians, Researchers, Social Networks
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Nero, Neil; Langley, Anne – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2017
The work of subject liaison librarians in academic libraries has morphed to include a variety of roles that reach beyond the traditional. This study captures responses of 1,808 participants from land-grant, Oberlin Group, and Association of Research Libraries (ARL) institutions to a questionnaire about subject liaison librarians. The questionnaire…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Intellectual Disciplines, Land Grant Universities
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Lilburn, Jeff – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2017
This article examines the relationship between the standardized service quality survey LibQUAL+ and the rise of audit culture. Recent scholarship examining assessment and accountability systems and the ideological principles driving their implementation in higher education raises concerns about the impact these systems have on teaching, learning,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Surveys, Ideology
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Ferguson, Jennifer – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2016
Since the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) first published its terminal degree statement in 1975, the topic of librarians and advanced subject degrees has been controversial, and research on the topic has remained limited. Based on data gathered from two major online job sites as well as library and information science programs…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Library Education, Masters Degrees
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Tracy, Daniel G. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2016
As librarians increasingly support digital publication platforms, they must also understand the user experience of these tools. This case study assesses use of Scalar, a digital humanities publishing platform for media-rich projects, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Based on a survey, interviews, and content analysis, the study…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Academic Libraries, Humanities, Electronic Publishing
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Tella, Adeyinka – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2016
In this study, the researcher administered a survey and developed and tested a statistical model to examine the factors that determine the intention of information professionals in Nigeria to share knowledge with their colleagues. The result revealed correlations between the overall score for intending to share knowledge and other…
Descriptors: Surveys, Statistical Analysis, Foreign Countries, Intention
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McCaffrey, Ciara; Breen, Michelle – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2016
This article deals with the management of noise in an academic library by outlining an evidence-based approach taken over seven years by the University of Limerick in the Republic of Ireland. The objective of this study was to measure the impact on library users of noise management interventions implemented from 2007 to 2014 through retrospective…
Descriptors: Evidence, Student Experience, Academic Libraries, Foreign Countries
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Plum, Terry; Franklin, Brinley – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2015
Building on the theoretical proposals of Kevin Guthrie and others concerning the transition from print books to e-books in academic and health sciences libraries, this paper presents data collected using the MINES for Libraries┬« e-resource survey methodology. Approximately 6,000 e-book uses were analyzed from a sample of e-resource usage at…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Health Services, Academic Libraries, Surveys
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