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“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 ...
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 ...
Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success (Review)
Review of Marianne Buehler's Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success (Oxford: Chandos Publishing, 2013).
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 ...
Reimagining the Library as a Technology: An Analysis of Ranganathan’s Five Laws of Library Science within the Social Construction of Technology Framework
S. R. Ranganathan’s five laws of library science have long been a theoretical cornerstone of librarianship. This article draws on theories in the field of technology studies to advance the claim that the enduring relevance ...
An Overnight Success?: Usage Patterns and Demographics of Academic Library Patrons During the Overnight Period From 11 p.m.–8 a.m.
During the Fall 2013 semester East Carolina University's main library piloted 24/5 hours of operation by opening on Sunday morning and not closing until Friday night. This article details the planning and execution of the ...
Land of the Free – Why not ‘Sea of the Free?'
Commercial whaling has become an increasing problem in countries such as Norway, Iceland, and Japan. Since the placement of the moratorium by the International Whaling Commission in 1986, countries have been required to ...
The Art Reference Library of the North Carolina Museum of Art
Many people have visited the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh. Perhaps fewer have visited the Art Reference Library of the North Carolina Museum of Art—but more should! The Museum Library provides a non-circulating ...
The Effects of Text Messaging on Students’ Literacy.
Texting has become any every day task that many teenagers engage in on a day to day basis. Many of those text messages that are sent often contain textisms. The use of textisms is starting to become more accepted among the ...