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Scholarly Communication Boot Camp: Getting Liaisons Up to Speed
Liaison librarians everywhere are being asked to share more and more in the work of scholarly communication. In many cases they need extensive training to be prepared to talk about these topics with faculty and students. ...
US Dollar verse Chinese Yuan: A Global Currency Cat Fight
The U.S dollar is an internationally recognized and well used form of currency. However, just because the US dollar has been this global monetary benchmark does not secure its position as the premier internationally ...
Cross-Generational Valuing Among Peer Academic Librarians
This study addresses a gap in the research concerning generational roles in the academic library workforce, particularly with regard to Millennials.
The Joint-Use Library in Carrboro: Bringing Together Orange County Public Library and Chapel-Hill/Carrboro City Schools
Joint-use libraries have been created to share resources, reduce facilities costs, and more efficiently serve patrons. There have been several notable examples in the news. In the summer of 2013, a joint-use facility opened ...
Cross-generational Valuing Among Peer Academic Librarians: A Preliminary Report Following Up with Millennials
Paper presents a preliminary analysis of survey research designed to elicit information about Millennial academic librarians, their most valued colleagues at work, and reasons why they value these colleagues, and compares ...
Building a Scholarly Communication Boot Camp for East Carolina University Liaisons
A growing demand for scholarly communication expertise led two librarians at East Carolina University to create a series of informative and interactive sessions for liaisons. These boot camp sessions covered topics such ...
The Future of Reading and Academic Libraries
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. Print and ...
Alzheimer’s Care: Getting Better
As I was growing up, I still remember going to my grandparents’ house every day after elementary school and eating orange sherbet, riding bikes around the neighborhood, and going to the library to get books to read. I ...
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in the Academic Library: A Methodology for Mapping Multiple Means of Representation in Library Tutorials
Librarians designed a biology tutorial not only to address an assignment, but also to make tutorials more accessible to students with various learning styles. The Science Librarian created the content by using aspects of ...