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Vietnam, a guide to reference sources
(Boston : G. K. Hall, 1977)
The Commitment to Securing Perpetual Journal Access: A Survey of Academic Research Libraries
(East Carolina University, 2011)
Current and emerging trends raise questions about the extent to which academic research libraries should continue to seek perpetual access provisions for journal acquisitions. To describe the questions being raised, this ...
Reference Interviews: Getting Things Right
Few would disagree that successful communication between librarian and patron is critical to success in the reference process. Based on Atul Gawande's book, The Checklist Manifesto, the authors indicate how a well-executed ...
Joyner Library’s Cold War and Internal Security Collection
In April 2013, Joyner Library announced a new collection: The Cold War and Internal Security Collection (CWIS). The CWIS was created as a Center of Excellence for the Collaborative Federal Depository Program of the ...
LibQUAL+ Spring 2009 Survey Analysis
(East Carolina University, 2009-08-31)
PowerPoint presentation analyzing the results of the Spring 2009 LibQUAL+ survey at East Carolina University and comparing results with those from the 2003 and 2007 surveys.
Crowdsourcing Digitization: Harnessing Workflows to Increase Output
(East Carolina University, 2008-10-16)
Are the highly selective models of digital content creation satisfying user demands for increasing access to our vast collection holdings? In this era of decreasing library budgets and increasing responsibilities, is such ...
Applying the basics to improve the collection
(East Carolina University, 2008)
This article serves as a follow-up to an article published in Collection Building (Vol. 25 No. 4, pp. 129-133) entitled, "Inventory: catalyst for collection development" which discussed the direct outcomes of an inventory ...
Acquiring Articles through Unmediated, User-Initiated Pay-Per-View Transactions: An Assessment of Current Practices
(East Carolina University, 2009-12)
Depressed economic times often lead libraries to consider new practices, including alternatives to the traditional subscription model. This column discusses a pay-per-view (PPV) model for acquiring journal articles whereby ...
Assessing Return on Investment for E-Resources: A Cross-Institutional Analysis of Cost-Per-Use Data
(East Carolina University, 2011-01-09)
Libraries often rely on cost-per-use (CPU) data to measure the return on investment for their e-resource subscriptions. By comparing CPU data supplied by several libraries, this presentation will provide added context to ...
Demystifying Fund Allocation Formulas in an Academic Library Setting
This presentation gave an overview of different types of allocation formulas in use at academic libraries and then focused on Joyner Library's recently developed model which incorporates a use factor measure.