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  • Subject is exactly "Academic Libraries"

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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The Effectiveness of a University’s Single-Session Information Literacy Instruction

Purpose – The purpose of this paper it to determine the effectiveness of “single‐session” information literacy instruction as it was integrated into the curriculum of a general education course at Monmouth University, New Jersey.

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The State of Wireless Laptop Lending Programs: A Survey of Academic Libraries

Purpose – This paper seeks to learn, by way of a survey, what librarians at US colleges and
universities were doing and the issues they were encountering as they considered, developed, or
maintained wireless laptop computer lending programs (WLLP)

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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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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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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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Supporting Access and Community-building: the CALA Social Media Tag Library

Supporting_Access_and_Community_Building.pdf
The Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Social Media Group initially created the CALA Social Media Tag Library in Fall 2017 to facilitate better navigation and search for social media channels, particularly the CALA Facebook public page…

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