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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 ...
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). ...
Rules of thumb for deselecting, relocating, and retaining bound journals
Purpose – Like many other academic libraries, Joyner Library at East Carolina University has experienced pressure in recent years to convert stacks space to other uses. The rise of electronic collections coupled with the ...
A Study of Librarians' Perceptions and Use of the Summon Discovery Tool
Next-generation discovery tools such as Serials Solutions Summon seek to provide a more robust and unified search experience for library patrons. Previous disappointment with federated search has tarnished librarians' ...
Open Access (Review)
The North Carolina State Library as a Cultural Resource, 1812-1914
First published in The North Carolina Historical Review, Volume LXXXIX, Number 1, January 2012.
Staffing the CMC for Success
(Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2012)
Librarians, paraprofessionals, and student workers employed in the curriculum materials center (CMC) require specialized skills to assist preservice and in-service teachers and faculty. As technology continues to ...
Making beautiful music: The state of the art in mobile technology and how we can make the most of it in libraries
Mobile technology is in a great state of flux and competition and the bar keeps getting set higher. What models of service are leading the pack? Should libraries be providing mobile devices or rather, should libraries ...
Collaborating to Analyze E-Journal Use Data: A Discussion of Cross-Institutional Cost-Per-Use Analysis Projects within the UNC System
This presentation discusses two projects within the University of North Carolina (UNC) system in which the system libraries collaborated to shared data to make cross-institutional analyses of expenditures, use, and ...
Green Chemistry Web Resources
This article reviews a variety of authoritative Green Chemistry web resources.