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Libraries and Tumblr: a quantitative analysis

Katie Elson Anderson
2015 Reference Services Review  
These results presented provide an overview of how different types of libraries are using Tumblr to engage with those audiences, which in turn can assist libraries in deciding if and how to implement Tumblr  ...  Hricko (2010) uses Tumblr as an example of a microblogging application, as she provides an overview of issues to consider when using microblogs as library tools.  ... 
doi:10.1108/rsr-12-2014-0060 fatcat:7vfqj4wnsfempjsv6rqt32pji4

Library subject guides: A case study of evidence-informed library development

Maurice Wakeham, Angharad Roberts, Jane Shelley, Paul Wells
2012 Journal of Librarianship and Information Science  
Although the activities described may also be used as methods of research we have used them as means of gathering information, which can inform our decisions and have been aware of their inadequacies and  ...  Although not described as such it could be called an exercise in evidence based -or at least informed -librarianship and an example of how this can be carried out as part of everyday practice.  ...  In that time the team produced two progress reports and a final report that came to conclusions about the status of our existing guides and how they might be developed in the future.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0961000611434757 fatcat:lrxuv7tkd5cgdazxarwpwh32he

The Online Library Catalog

Karen Markey
2007 D-Lib Magazine  
The impetus for this essay is the library community's uncertainty regarding the present and future direction of the library catalog in the era of Google and mass digitization projects.  ...  Second, we are facing an uncertain future in which we may experience a shift in the balance from the primacy of a few large institutions, their collections, authority, and staff expertise to a federation  ... 
doi:10.1045/january2007-markey fatcat:qyspyw66n5a6bdr2e6h3l4jdja

2009–2010 ANNUAL REPORT: Charting our future

2010 College & research libraries news  
One of the highlights of an ACRL president's year is presenting the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Awards.  ...  I had the added bonus of presenting an excellence award to Hollins University, a 2009 winner.  ...  Thanks to those listed below for contributing to the Friends of ACRL in FY10 (September 1, 2009 -August 31, 2010. Friends of ACRL  ... 
doi:10.5860/crln.71.11.8479 fatcat:padvexmrzncurg3vb5wel6en4a

ACRL Annual Report

2011 College & research libraries news  
Friends of ACRL  ...  Designed to be an exercise in the dynamic presentation of powerful ideas, approximately 20 presenters volunteered to share an idea with the power to transform academic libraries in a six-minute presentation  ...  ACRLog: Blogging by and for Academic and Research Librarians  The official blog of ACRL featured more than 75 posts on current issues in academic and research librarianship from the blog team.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crln.72.11.8676 fatcat:amputbkvobd7jlgwutgfq3sz4i

The Future of Reading and Academic Libraries

David M. Durant, Tony Horava
2015 portal: Libraries and the Academy  
The e-book is raising fundamental questions around the dynamics and habits of reading; the role of books in the academic library; and the role of librarians in addressing new realities of reading and learning  ...  This paper examines implications of the shift from print to digital reading and how academic libraries in particular should respond.  ...  Conclusion: Academic Libraries and the Future of Reading There is no turning back: the digital age is here.  ... 
doi:10.1353/pla.2015.0013 fatcat:nh7axhprufgozgo4gknngqmjm4

VLA Paraprofessional Forum 2011 Conference Report: Libraries: Paving the Way for Success

Virginia Libraries
2011 Virginia Libraries  
The nineteenth annual Virginia Library Association Paraprofessional Forum Conference was held May 22–24, 2011, at the Holiday Inn Select/Koger South Conference Center in Chesterfield County.  ...  Karen Jacobs of George Mason University and Susan Carroll of Longwood University chaired this year's event, which hosted 200 attendees.  ...  An American Future: Young Immigrants and Library Service Presenter: Erin Chernisky, Fairfax County Public Library How do you introduce the public library as a possible career path, a community resource  ... 
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Creating Opportunities: Embedded Librarians

Martin A. Kesselman, Sarah Barbara Watstein
2009 Journal of Library Administration  
a blog search gadget for "embedded libraries" to their Google homepage, or subscribing to a blog search feed for "embedded libraries" in Google Reader.  ...  This article provides an overview of the various ways libraries and librarians are embedding themselves into the research and learning environs of our users.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01930820902832538 fatcat:pgbxzedkpbao5asthpuof2bp54

Library instruction and information literacy 2016

Latisha Reynolds, Amber Willenborg, Samantha McClellan, Rosalinda Hernandez Linares, Elizabeth Alison Sterner
2017 Reference Services Review  
Purpose -This paper aims to present recently published resources on information literacy and library instruction providing an introductory overview and a selected annotated bibliography of publications  ...  in 2016.  ...  The author analyzed the conceptualizations of strategy from the 1970s to present day using two "key aspects of strategy": plan and pattern in a stream of actions.  ... 
doi:10.1108/rsr-08-2017-0028 fatcat:yyx3nnpesvb5jmjrego5okgooy

2008 VLA Annual Conference Libraries: Champions of Democracy

Virginia Libraries
2009 Virginia Libraries  
Well, to use Bob Bowie's own words, "In the near future, a generation of computer savvy people will be retired, possibly outliving their eyesight but still with the desire and need to use a computer" (  ...  Presenter: Nancy Bolt, American Library Association In June 2007, the Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded the American Library Association a $407,000 grant to pursue development of a Library  ... 
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New & Noteworthy

Heidi Hanson, Zoe Stewart-Marshall
2014 Library Hi Tech News  
The NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Library Edition examines key trends, significant challenges, and emerging technologies for their impact on academic and research libraries across the globe.  ...  > Policy An Academic Library Mobile App is Not a Technology of the Future: It's a Necessity for Connecting with Students in the Present go .nmc.org/nece (Megan Vizzini, Boopsie Blog, 4 April 2014.)  ...  North American academic libraries.  ... 
doi:10.1108/lhtn-09-2014-0083 fatcat:s44h2f7eg5b65pugsavpzipcli

Open Access: Current Overview and Future Prospects

Robert P. Holley
2018 Library Trends  
This paper examines, with emphasis upon the United States, the current status of open access and its future prospects from a literature review of items published since 2015.  ...  This author highly recommends two articles for their summaries of the state of open in access in academic libraries.  ...  Introduction This author's goal in this paper is to document the current state of open access and to provide commentary on possible future developments.  ... 
doi:10.1353/lib.2018.0034 fatcat:hbpbavjtjbe6pigsph5kuwxor4

Health information and libraries journal and the HLG newsletter: past, present and future

Maria J Grant
2009 Health Information and Libraries Journal  
Will Williams gives an overview of the management of change.  ...  Many health professionals presented their views on what was needed in terms of information and support, and it was interesting to hear an external perspective from outside the library sphere.  ...  This is an exciting and innovative way to teach MeSH using web 2.0 technology.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1471-1842.2009.00854.x pmid:19712209 fatcat:i4kjn6j6mbb2vngw4vol2bo6fi

The future of open access and library publishing

Faye Chadwell, Shan C. Sutton
2014 New Library World  
Originality/value -This article provides insights for academic libraries and their institutions to consider a dramatic shift in the deployment of subscription dollars from a dysfunctional and largely closed  ...  Purpose -The purpose of this article is to provide a vision for how academic libraries can assume a more central role in a future where Open Access publishing has become the predominant model for disseminating  ...  The future we envision adds "academic libraries and their partners" to the equation of who may act in these roles.  ... 
doi:10.1108/nlw-05-2014-0049 fatcat:5l666i7aibexdivnvmkbdhpbxq

ACRL Annual Report 2017-2018

Association Of College & Research Libraries
2018 College & research libraries news  
This report highlights ACRL's many accomplishments during the 2018 fiscal year across the four strategic goal areas highlighted in the Plan for Excellence—the value of academic libraries, student learning  ...  , research and scholarly environment, and new roles and changing landscapes—along with the association's enabling programs and services.See the ACRL FY18 4th Quarter Budget Report supplement for additional  ...  Magna Cum Laude ($22,500-29,999) Gale Cengage Year in Review OverDrive ProQuest and ExLibris Cum Laude ($15,000-22,499) GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO Honor Roll ($10,000-14,999) Mortar  ... 
doi:10.5860/crln.79.11.635 fatcat:3ay53ryidbbcpd67fof2w4m3fu
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