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  • Subject is exactly "Academic Libraries"

Building New Interfaces for Shocker Open Access Repository

Wichita State University Libraries recently upgraded its DSpace based institutional repository, Shocker Open Access Repository (SOAR), to the new version 1.6.2 with an XML-based interface “Manakin”. Manakin gives the possibility of creating different…

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Challenges and Opportunities of Libraries in Digital Time – Federal Depository Library as Civic Leader

This presentation discusses the challenges and opportunities of libraries in the digital time for libraries as civic leaders on campus. Rice University Fondren Library was used as an example for case study and demonstration.

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Improvisation in Improbable Times: Pivoting to a Tele-Reference Service Model

CALA-SE-SW-2021.pdf
This presentation is going to introduce an innovative reference service model – Tele-Reference, which was developed and implemented by the University of Central Florida (UCF) Libraries throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Continuity of service…

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Make the Most of Data Analyzation to Improve Library Website UX

Make the Most of Data Analyzation to Improve Library Website UX.pdf
The Web Service Team in Miami University Libraries has conducted a series of user behavior and demographics data collecting. The scripts are generated in Google Analytics and crazyegg.com, and be embedded in the university library websites. This…

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Metadata Effectiveness in Internet Discovery: An Analysis of Digital Collection Metadata Elements and Internet Search Engine Keywords

This study analyzed digital item metadata and keywords from Internet search engines to learn what metadata elements actually facilitate discovery of digital collections through Internet keyword searching and how significantly each metadata element…

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Next generation or current generation? A study of the OPACs of 260 academic libraries in the United States and Canada

Purpose– The study described in this paper aims to identify the progress made in the efforts to model current online public access catalogs (OPACs) after the next generation catalog (NGC) in academic libraries in the USA and Canada.

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OCUL Collaborative Futures Project

OCUL Collaborative Futures Project.pdf
Ontario university libraries in Canada have a long history of collaboration and cooperation to address challenges libraries have been facing together to meet users’ needs. In 2013, a provincial wide discussion was initiated by a group of information…

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Path to Leadership: National Forum on Advancing Asian/Pacific Islander American Librarianship - A White Paper

Path to Leadership_ National Forum on Advancing Asian_Pacific Islander American Librarianship - A White Paper.pdf
This IMLS funded project aimed to bridge two major associations focused on supporting Asian American and Pacific Islander library workers to identify collaborative opportunities to engage with the larger community of APIA library workers and their…

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Promoting and teaching information literacy on the Internet: Surveying the web site of 264 academic libraries in North America.

A survey of various academic libraries in North America to determine how information literacy sessions are promoted and taught.

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