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Inventory: catalyst for collection development
(East Carolina University, 2006)
Purpose : The intent of this article is to show the direct outcomes of an inventory project, which served as the catalyst for collection development improvements. Design/methodology/approach : An inventory project was ...
Beyond Discovery Tools: The Evolution of Discovery at ECU Libraries
At East Carolina University (ECU) Libraries, the term “discovery” has been in a state of evolution over the past few years. “Discovery” initially became an important part of librarians’ vocabulary with the introduction ...
The Academic Library in Institutional Assessment: Seizing an Opportunity
(East Carolina University, 2010)
This paper reviews the major forces that led to a new climate of assessment in higher education, some of the instruments commonly used to assess undergraduate student learning and growth, and the programs ...
Adding a Use Factor Measure to a Materials Allocation Plan for Books in an Academic Library
Tasked with re-working East Carolina University's Joyner Library materials allocation plan to better align it with current needs, two librarians, Lisa Barricella (Acquisitions) and Cindy Shirkey (Collection Development) ...
ORCID Identifiers: Planned and Potential Uses by Associations, Publishers, and Librarians
ORCID is an international, interdisciplinary, non-profit organization with a twofold goal: provide an open registry of unique identifiers for researchers and work with the scholarly community to ensure that this persistent ...
The Future of Reading and Academic Libraries
The rise of the ebook is raising fundamental questions around the dynamics and habits of reading, and a perennial question - the importance of books in the academic library. Print and digital texts foster different styles ...
Our Experience with User Experience: Exploring Staffing Configurations to Conduct UX in an Academic Library
A research project was undertaken by a university library system to develop a sustainable user experience strategy. A task force was convened to conduct a pilot project with members from both libraries in the system to ...
An Information Literacy Umbrella for Instruction
Instructional activities at Joyner Library, East Carolina University, currently include course-integrated instruction, online tutorial use, class web pages, research consultations, a customizable subject guide database, ...
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.
Creating a safe haven for university students: How are we doing?
Too frequently and often too late, academic librarians learn of patron experiences involving problem patrons, misdemeanor criminal activity, or poorly secured areas. Regrettably, these experiences can irrevocably diminish ...