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Building a Scholarly Communication Boot Camp for East Carolina University Liaisons
A growing demand for scholarly communication expertise led two librarians at East Carolina University to create a series of informative and interactive sessions for liaisons. These boot camp sessions covered topics such ...
Scholarly Communication Boot Camp: Getting Liaisons Up to Speed
Liaison librarians everywhere are being asked to share more and more in the work of scholarly communication. In many cases they need extensive training to be prepared to talk about these topics with faculty and students. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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) ...
Accomplished Teaching, Learning and Schools (ATLAS)
The Accomplished Teaching, Learning and Schools (ATLAS) database is a valuable teaching tool that takes some of the mystery out of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification process, and provides ...
The Future of Reading and Academic Libraries
The e-book is raising fundamental questions around the dynamics and habits of reading; the role of books in the academic library; and the role of librarians in addressing new realities of reading and learning. Print and ...
'Summon'-ing Music: A Discovery Tool Journey