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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). ...
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 ...
Weeding One STEPP at a Time
Joyner Library recently had to make space for a new campus partner. To do so we focused our activity on print journals. We created a set of rules guiding our deselection, storage, and retention decisions.
Trusting Digital Preservation for Print Collection Management, Or How Librarians Should Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the "E"
This article advocates planning for the management of print collections in light of digital preservation activities. Three activities include deduplicating print holdings from archival online journal packages, participating ...
Publishing in Open Access Education Journals: The Authors’ Perspectives
Abstract Open access publishing is now an accepted method of scholarly communication. However, the greatest traction for open access publishing thus far has been in the sciences. Penetration of open access publishing ...
Open Access Publishing in Business Research: The Authors’ Perspective
Open access (OA) publishing is now accepted as an integral part of the emerging trends within scholarly communication. Business librarians, like their subject specialist colleagues in other disciplines, are increasingly ...
Dethroning the Kings of Cape Fear: Consequences of Edward Moseley’s Surveys
There remains a veil of romanticism used in past historiography concerning Edward Moseley that leaves one feeling that he was, as D.H. Hill said, “always on the side of the people.” Arguably, this romanticism has permeated ...
Pearl Harbor: First Hand Accounts of December 7, 1941
On the morning of December 7, 1941, the naval and aerial forces of the Japanese Empire secretly attacked the United States Navy at the naval base of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. For over two hours, two waves consisting of over ...
EAD collection-level web statistics for FY2008-FY2010
These seven files contain online use statistics for the Joyner Library Collection Guide website (http://digital.lib.ecu.edu/special/ead/) from 07/01/2008 - 06/30/2011. The TSV files have been exported from Google Analytics ...