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Information Moshing: Open Educational Resources; What they are, Where they are, and What can we do with them.
Open Education Resources (OERs) are becoming more common throughout educational institutions; however, there is still a need for conversation and to promote the free resources that are available. OERs can be used as an ...
Creating Lactation Support at East Carolina University
In 2012, there were two lactation rooms on campus. Since then, nine more rooms have been created. The library building was selected for the creation of a lactation room due to the building’s distance from other lactation ...
Providing Support for Lactating Women at ECU
Returning to work after birth is challenging for many new mothers. East Carolina University has taken great strides in supporting nursing mothers’ transition from maternity leave back to work or school. As outlined in the ...
Helping Keep the Costs of Textbooks for Students Down: Two Approaches
Librarians at East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro received a 2-year grant to support a combined alternative textbook project. This project engages in a two-pronged approach to reduce ...
eBooks and Efficiencies in Acquisitions Expenditures and Workflows
East Carolina University’s Joyner Library acquires ebooks through several different methods, including packages, firm orders, and most recently, a Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) program. Because we expect our volume of ...
A Living, Breathing Revolution: How Libraries Can Use “Living Archives” to Support, Engage, and Document Social Movements
Where does and should the future of libraries lie? What were once concrete, brick, and glass structures have since become a third place where community, art, and culture reside. What is next? The #searchunderoccupy ...
“Do you want to build a snowman?”: Methods for Library Outreach and Collaboration
This session will review the following Online Librarian practices: embedded librarianship, online monthly workshops on demand, and collaborative service-learning courses. Three librarians from various North Carolina libraries ...
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 ...
Political Divergence: A Brief History of the North Carolina Farmers’ Alliance
The Farmers’ Alliance entered a North Carolina that teemed with agrarian activity. It was not the driver of unity or administer of organization, for local Clubs had already organized before it ever appeared. The Progressive ...