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Demystifying Eresearch A Primer For Librarians

Author : Victoria Martin
ISBN : 9781610695213
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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eResearch presents new challenges in managing data. This book explains to librarians and other information specialists what eResearch is, how it impacts library services and collections, and how to contribute to eResearch activities at their parent institutions. • Provides librarians and other information professionals with a clear understanding of what eResearch is and how it impacts library mission, services, and collections • Defines and explains key eResearch terms and concepts • Describes eResearch library initiatives and identifies best practices • Identifies potential eResearch activities areas such as providing assistance with data management plans, depositing data, collecting and disseminating data sets, collaborating with faculty on eResearch projects, performing research consultations, and creating train-the-trainer programs

Evaluating Scholarship And Research Impact

Author : Jeffrey W. Alstete
ISBN : 9781787563872
Genre : Education
File Size : 70. 57 MB
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This book probes the dynamics of academic research and scholarship evaluation. Readers will learn about scholarly metric evolution, impact factors, disruptive technologies, and a myriad of forces affecting policy development at institutions through an examination of widely-used measurements and growing concerns about their influence.

The Ebook Revolution

Author : Kate Sheehan
ISBN : 9781610691833
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The book ecosystem is radically changing, and libraries must change with it. This book tackles the controversial discussion about eBooks and explores librarian-driven solutions and visions for the future of libraries in the 21st century.

Transdisciplinarity Revealed What Librarians Need To Know

Author : Victoria Martin
ISBN : 9781440843488
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An invaluable book on the emergent field of transdisciplinarity that explains how it applies to library service and collections conceptually and identifies practical strategies for supporting transdisciplinary research conducted by faculty and students. • Tackles the hot topics of new modes of knowledge production and the shift toward transdisciplinarity within the research community and explains the urgent need for librarians to understand transdisciplinarity and to effectively apply this concept to their work • Supplies practical, pragmatic advice for academic librarians on how to work with faculty and students to promote the skills necessary for successful transdisciplinary research • Clarifies the differences between multi-, inter-, and transdisciplinary approaches to research—key distinctions that are often subject to confusion • Collects disparate information on transdisciplinary, transformative research approaches and the library- and librarian-facing implications of transdisciplinarity in a single source • Offers an extensive bibliography of resources for further exploration of this topic

Library Ethics

Author : Jean Preer
ISBN : 9781598848540
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The evolution of ethical standards for librarians parallels the development of librarianship as a profession. Our most important professional values have been tested and debated in the course of formulating and adopting our codes of ethics. This book includes historical precedents and current examples of ethical issues facing the profession. It looks broadly at the many arenas in which librarians face ethical choices, helping practitioners identify an ethical dilemma and providing guidance on how to respond, how to separate personal belief from professional responsibility, and how to make exceptions in a principled way. Where appropriate references are included to the codes of ethics of other professions: journalists, booksellers, and lawyers.

School Libraries Matter Views From The Research

Author : Mirah J. Dow
ISBN : 9781610691628
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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As school districts across the United States increasingly question the need for trained librarians, this collection of research-based evidence helps make the case for a state-licensed librarian in every school. • Utilizes evidence-based findings to explain why school libraries—and trained librarians—matter • Illustrates the progression of ideas around current education debates • Shares numerous examples of quantitative and qualitative research design and application • Summarizes the importance of each study and its practical application for working school librarians

Paper To Digital

Author : Ziming Liu
ISBN : 9781591586203
Genre : Computers
File Size : 20. 2 MB
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This discussion of the emerging issues with the evolution of and changing characteristics of documents includes trends in transforming scholarly communication, trust in the preservation of digital information, changes in reading behavior, and preferences for and use of print and electronic resources.

Fundamental For The Academic Liaison

Author : Richard Moniz
ISBN : 9781555709679
Genre : Education
File Size : 39. 28 MB
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The changing higher education environment requires a new kind of relationship among faculty, academic liaisons, and students. A core resource for any LIS student or academic librarian serving as a liaison, this handbook lays out the comprehensive fundamentals of the discipline, helping librarians build the confidence and cooperation of the university faculty in relation to the library. Readers will learn about connecting and assisting faculty and students through skillful communication and resource utilization with coverage of key topics such as Orientation meetings Acquiring Subject specialization Advice on faculty communication and assistance Online tutorial creation Collection development Information literacy instruction Embedded librarianship Library guides New courses and accreditation Evaluation methods Written in a straightforward way that lends itself to easy application, Fundamentals for the Academic Liaisonprovides ready guidance for current and future academic library liaisons.

Case Study Research

Author : Ravonne A. Green
ISBN : 9781591588603
Genre : LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
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This enlightening book presents a hypothetical evaluation case study to explore and propose tools for effective library program assessment. * A hypothetical program evaluation case study * Vignettes and examples related to the hypothetical case * Focus questions, a case application, and application questions and exercises with each chapter * End-of-chapter references * A brief glossary of common case-study terms * Appendixes of additional program evaluation materials

Assessing Liaison Librarians

Author : Daniel C. Mack
ISBN : 0838987087
Genre : Education
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