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The Alternative Library

Timothy Collinson, Alison Williams
2004 ASLIB Proceedings  
In a review of the Southampton Institute Library it was decided that in addition to updating the existing homepage an alternative would be offered.  ...  Drawing on theory relating to user interface design, learning styles and creative thinking, an Alternative Library navigation system was added to the more traditional library homepage.  ...  the Alternative Library has mirrored such development.  ... 
doi:10.1108/00012530410539322 fatcat:lw6inaahs5fyzizjixaeyzsdp4

Representations of the Alternative Press in Academic Library Collections

Rita A. Marinko, Kristin H. Gerhard
1998 College and Research Libraries  
This study uses the list of periodicals indexed by Alternative Press Index to examine the holdings rates of alternative press titles in U.S. ARL libraries.  ...  Holdings rates are examined by library, by title, and by subject category. Alternative press titles are not widely held in U.S. ARL libraries.  ...  This study uses the list of periodicals in dexed by Alternative Press Index to ex amine the holdings rates of alternative press titles in ARL libraries.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.59.4.362 fatcat:qlglugqqifgafibyiiz6ogz4ni

Comfort and Convenience? Why Students Choose Alternatives to the Library

Ruth. Vondracek
2007 portal: Libraries and the Academy  
Most importantly, we wanted to determine the alternatives to the library that students choose for typical library activities, such as studying, research, and research assistance, and why they prefer those  ...  alternatives.  ...  Some examine alternatives that students choose for library-like activities, but few delve into why undergraduates choose those alternatives.  ... 
doi:10.1353/pla.2007.0039 fatcat:t5pfbevzdvb25biqqmtidj4ndq

The Free Software Alternative: Freeware, Open Source Software, and Libraries

James Edward Corbly
2014 Information Technology and Libraries  
The author then offers several strategies readers can adopt to locate these software packages on the Web.  ...  <p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-size: small;">Abstract: This paper will introduce the reader to the world of freeware and open source software.  ...  Rather than taking the machine to a repair shop, I sought an alternative method of record keeping.  ... 
doi:10.6017/ital.v33i3.5105 fatcat:ahxj5esrqvendnida2dvgxohua

A library treasure hunt – An alternative way to introduce new university students to the library

Kristina Holmin Verdozzi, Cajsa Andersson, Nina Reistad
2013 Nordic Journal of Information Literacy in Higher Education  
The traditional lecture, or showing large groups of tired students around the library just wasn't working.  ...  Introducing new students to the library and its resources during the first hectic weeks at university can pose a considerable challenge.  ...  NINA REISTAD, THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS, LUND UNIVERSITY Students gather in the library and meet the library staff.  ... 
doi:10.15845/noril.v5i1.197 fatcat:urtd2243pndgbdbtb42h4j3ee4

Providing library services in a time of fiscal crisis: alternatives

R G Cheshier
1977 Bulletin of the Medical Library Association  
The nature of the fiscal crisis in health science libraries in the United States is in part due to the style of management in these libraries, in part due to the lack of user identification, in part due  ...  A pragmatic stance is advocated for practitioners, the MLA, the NLM, and library schools to jointly address the questions raised.  ...  This is the identification and use of alternative funding sources.  ... 
pmid:901951 pmcid:PMC199390 fatcat:vl47ovajkvcevdtuj6qzgufsha

Public Library Computer Waiting Queues: Alternatives to the First-Come-First-Served Strategy

Stuart Williamson
2012 Information Technology and Libraries  
<p>This paper summarizes the results of a simulation of alternative queuing strategies for a public library computer sign-up system.  ...  Using computer usage data gathered from a public library, the performance of these various queuing strategies is compared in terms of the distribution of user wait times.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The author would like to thank the Metropolitan Library System, Kay Bauman, Jimmy Welch, Sudarshan Dhall, and Bo Kinney for their support and assistance with this paper as well as Tracey  ... 
doi:10.6017/ital.v31i2.2164 fatcat:f4xepv4jsfgrpdf3reqinoj3la

Designing an alternative career ladder for library assistants

J T Huber, N B Giuse, J R Pfeiffer
1999 Bulletin of the Medical Library Association  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Rich Kulaski, Eric Linn, Frances Lynch, Elizabeth Mc-Kinney, and Debbie Williams.  ...  In addition to the education field, portfolio assessment has been introduced in the biomedical sciences curricula as an alternative to reflect better students' abilities and accomplishments [13] [14]  ...  INTRODUCTION Library assistants at the Eskind Biomedical Library (EBL) , like those at many academic health sciences center libraries, historically have been tied to the job classification structure and  ... 
pmid:10200045 pmcid:PMC226528 fatcat:kblof2m7jfeu5l3sijd7jfopd4

Library loading with alternate routine selection

Donald P. Moore
1961 Communications of the ACM  
The library is arranged so that, of two alternate versions of the same routine, the large fast version precedes the small slow version.  ...  In the loading scheme developed at the Western Data Processing Center at UCLA, alternate routine selection takes place after the library index has been processed but before any library routines are loaded  ... 
doi:10.1145/366813.366829 fatcat:yulztelkwfh6dcfhdoywpzxhae

Alternative versus conventional institutional settings for birth

Ellen D Hodnett, Soo Downe, Denis Walsh
2012 The Cochrane library  
was a component of the care in the alternative setting.  ...  of caregiver in the alternative setting.  ...  We point out in the Discussion that the high rates of transfer out of alternative settings serve to dilute both the potential benefits and risks.  ... 
doi:10.1002/14651858.cd000012.pub4 pmid:22895914 fatcat:ewtcaxd2qffotcbsuagn3ijw6q

Alternative libraries as discursive formations: reclaiming the voice of the deaccessioned book

Gary P. Radford, Marie L. Radford, Jessica Lingel
2012 Journal of Documentation  
The existence of such alternative libraries allows one to address questions such as: Can the value of a deaccessioned book be reclaimed and, if so, how?  ...  This article aims to examine what can become of this universe of deaccessioned books through a consideration of two alternative libraries, or libraries-which-are-not-libraries.  ...  The alternative library, on the other hand, reclaims the physical book discarded by the library institution and does something different with it.  ... 
doi:10.1108/00220411211209221 fatcat:k5sbvdsnbvgmxb3ytn4pr7izre

Beyond the Mainstream: Examining Alternative Sources for Stock Selection

Chris Atton
1994 Library Review  
These will contain the most comprehensive collection of alternative and small press publications of any library, outwith specialist libraries such as the Commonweal Collection at the University of Bradford  ...  Finally, one should not ignore the catalogues of the National Libraries and the other legal deposit libraries of the UK.  ... 
doi:10.1108/00242539410063605 fatcat:t4ndr3dim5hytmqeys6l6euxqe

Authorship and the Consideration of Alternatives

Bruce Herbert, Wendi Kaspar
2019 College and Research Libraries  
Palmer and Cragin (2008) argue that "Understanding the nature of information practices and their relation to the production of scholarship is important for both theoretical and applied work in library  ...  Originally, this editorial was intended as a discussion of authorship norms across disciplines-a seemingly harmless topic relevant to academic libraries given libraries provide guidance and access to knowledge  ...  Possibilities for Publishing in Librarianship and in College & Research Libraries As editors and authors, these are issues that we must contend with as best we can, professionally and ethically.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.80.1.2 fatcat:lnjq6bel3zckxb52a3y3b4wnrm

Getting There is Half the Fun: Alternative Transportation and Oregon Library Employees

Jey Wann
2007 OLA Quarterly  
But Oregon library alternative transportation users enjoy their commutes. For them, it's not alternative transportation, it's just the way they get to work.  ...  Getting there is Half the Fun: Alternative Transportation and Oregon Library Employees by Jey Wann Documents and Acquisitions Coordinator, Oregon State Library The Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins  ... 
doi:10.7710/1093-7374.1179 fatcat:dqg7avdsv5cehal6ehrhrip3b4

What Shakespeare Looked Like: The Spielman Position and the Alternatives

Paul Bertram
2012 The Journal of the Rutgers University Library  
Schoenbaum, William Shakesfeare: The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust The Monument The "Flower" Portrait  ...  4 Seeing the picture in bright sunlight Spielmann could refer to the painting underneath as that of "a lady in a high ruff and a red dress"j X-ray photography conducted by the Courtauld Institute in 1965  ...  is in any case no less possible than the Spielmann alternative.  ... 
doi:10.14713/jrul.v41i1.1582 fatcat:zwlcmth6ovfahg6xxurm3qhloi
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