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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Emergence of Antibiotic Resistance: MRSA
Antibiotics once cured infectious diseases that were before deadly and incurable. Though this was an incredible medical breakthrough, only a few years later antibiotic resistance emerged and became another medical problem ...
A Fund Allocation Process: Employing a Use Factor
Beginning in 2012, two librarians sought to revise the beastly allocation formula used to distribute monographic funds at East Carolina University. After investigating different methods, they decided to develop a formula ...
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 ...
Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success (Review)
Review of Marianne Buehler's Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success (Oxford: Chandos Publishing, 2013).
Information Literacy and Global Readiness: Library Involvement Can Make a World of Difference
(East Carolina University, 2010)
Information literacy has evolved to encompass a variety of skills as technology and the availability of information has increased. It is a fundamental concept of academic librarianship and the need for students to obtain ...
E-Books, Soup to Nuts: Considering Workflows for Electronic Books
Many libraries have already have access to packages of electronic books, and are either considering or putting into place two other methods of acquisition: title-by-title selection and patron-driven acquisitions (PDA). ...