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  • Tags: Academic Libraries

"Discovering" what's changed: A revisit of the OPACS of 260 academic libraries

This paper aims to determine the current usage of next generation online public access catalogs (OPACs) and discovery tools in academic libraries in the USA and Canada.

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Academic Libraries in Ghana and Their Strategies for Coping with the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic

In March 2020, institutions of higher education shut down in compliance with the directives of the President of Ghana to curb the spread of COVID-19. In July 2020, when the lockdown restrictions were eased, universities resumed teaching, learning,…

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An International Look at Librarianship: Lessons from Time Abroad in Germany

An International Look at Librarianship_  Lessons from Time Abroad in Germany.pdf
Observations on the academic and public libraries in Germany by an American librarian, with an emphasis on the distinct features of their physical space, access policy, and user experience.

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Assess and Improve: A Case Study at Georgia Southern University Library

Method, Analysis, and Finding (Research): Case study method using surveys. (2) Description of Work in Progress, or Best Practice, or Innovative Services, or Community Development: Over the years, Georgia Southern University’s Henderson Library has…

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Customer Relationship Management as an Imperative for Academic Libraries: A Conceptual Model-121 e-Agent Framework

This chapter proposes a conceptual model, the 121 e-Agent Framework, for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) in academic libraries. Linked data and Semantic Web are the core components of this model. The implementation of the Framework will enable…

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Delivering reference services on the Web: An investigation into the current practice by academic libraries

This article describes a study on web-based reference services in academic libraries. A random sample of 362 institutions was taken from Peterson's Four-Year Colleges 2013. The authors scanned each library's website for reference-related activities,…

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Help-seeking in the academic library in the digital age: a review of the research and a conversation

2016 CALA MW_Burns_HelpSeeking In the Library.pdf
Asking for help with library research can be difficult for students for many reasons. In this presentation, I will discuss some of the research on the topic of help-seeking. Many students still use a traditional approach by talking to a librarian at…

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Investigation of the Email Notice Issue in Aleph

Based on experimental results and existing resources, the paper explored and identified the major contributing factors to the email notice issue, including local administrator status, Aleph client, mail server, Aleph system files, and security…

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Libraries as gateways of learning and librarians as capable facilitators

Investigating and discussing how librarians in academic libraries change their roles and services following the changes in the libraries due to emerging technologies applied in the libraries.

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