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  • Book review: Developing and managing electronic collections: the essentials 

    Williams, Virginia Kay (American Library Association, 2014-07)
    As Johnson comments in the preference, her goal is to offer practical advice in working through the many issues involved in providing library users access to online resources. She focuses on indexing and abstracting ...
  • Book review: Improving the visibility and use of digital repositories through SEO 

    Walker, Lizzy (College & Research Libraries, 2013-11)
    With the increasing creation and use of institutional repositories (IR), Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is necessary to draw users to digital collections. Arlitsch and OBrien provide useful information in their book, ...
  • Book review: Library automation: core concepts and practical systems analysis 

    Walker, Lizzy (Association College & Research Libraries, 2015-03)
    Bilal discusses at length integrated library systems (ILS), provides and overview of the Library Automation Lifecycle (LALC), and emphasizes throughout the fact that technology changes rapidly. As a result of technological ...
  • Book review: RDA and serials cataloging 

    Walker, Lizzy (© 1996-2014 American Library Association, 2014-04)
    The transition to and implementation of RDA: Resource Description and Access have presented many challenges to those involved with serials and continuing resources cataloging. (1) In RDA and Serials Cataloging, Ed Jones ...
  • Building and evaluating juvenile collections in academic libraries 

    Williams, Virginia Kay (Routledge / Taylor & Francis, 2011-03)
    Although many college and university libraries support teacher education programs, relatively little attention has been paid to developing juvenile literature collections that support these programs. This article discusses ...
  • Building Collections in IRs from External Data Sources 

    Deng, Sai; Matveyeva, Susan J. (2012-10)
    This presentation will address the experiments of building research publication collections from external data sources such as PubMed, IEEE Xplore and Web of Science in the DSpace based institutional repository (IR). ...
  • Building new interfaces for Shocker Open Access Repository 

    Deng, Sai (KLA-CULS (Kansas Library Association- College and University Library Section) 2010 Conference., 2010-10-15)
    Wichita State University Libraries recently upgraded its DSpace based institutional repository, Shocker Open Access Repository (SOAR), to the new version 1.6.2 with an XML-based interface “Manakin”. Manakin gives the ...
  • Building the Bridge: collaboration between Technical Services and Special Collections 

    Matveyeva, Susan J.; Walker, Lizzy (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, 2014-10-08)
    At Wichita State University Ablah Library, members of Technical Services and Special Collections began collaborating on a mass digitization project to increase visibility and accessibility of Special Collections holdings, ...
  • By and for us: The development of a peer review of teaching program by and for pre-tenure librarians 

    Alabi, Jaena; Huisman, Rhonda; Lacy, Meagan; Miller, Willie; Snajdr, Eric; Trinoskey, Jessica; Weare, William H., Jr. (Regis University, 2012)
    Seven pre-tenure librarians at the University Library at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), concerned about the effectiveness of their library instruction, created a peer review of teaching (PROT) ...
  • Cataloging quality as a communicative process 

    Matveyeva, Susan J. (American Library Association, 2004-06-26)
    The presentation discusses the usage of the online catalog by library staff, and showed the impact of staff's needs on quality of cataloging, in her remarks, "Cataloging quality as a communicative process." The presentation ...
  • Changing needs, changing roles 

    Deyoe, Nancy; Matveyeva, Susan J.; Walker, Mary; Williams, Virginia Kay (2009-04-01)
    When library needs change, how does technical services respond? In the last two years, Wichita State started an Institutional Repository, created an Electronic Resources position, and coped with the retirement of a long-term ...
  • Charles II and royal reshaping of ancient British history 

    Madway, Lorraine (Royal Stuart Society, 2011)
  • Collaboration in research and authorship: the LIS book project 

    Deng, Sai; Chu, Heting (CALA-MW (Chinese American Library Association – Midwest Chapter) Annual Conference 2007, 2007-05-12)
    We present a collaboration model employed in a book project titled "Research Fronts in Library and Information Science (LIS) in the West." The book, published by Renmin University in Beijing in 2007 as a volume in a series, ...
  • Collective case study method and fractal geometry: Instrumental and intrinsic cases in organizational research 

    Gilstrap, Donald L. (ISCE Publishing, 2009-10)
    In case study methods of organizations, researchers are often limited to the aggregation of individual cases within the context of the organizational case. Borrowing from Stake's (1995) use of instrumental and intrinsic ...
  • College ready, college bound 

    Huisman, Rhonda K. (2013-08-23)
    We convened a group of local and campus constituents as an advisory board, with representatives from IUPUI School of Education, Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana Department of Education, K-12 schools in Marion County, ...
  • A complex systems framework for research on leadership and organizational dynamics in academic libraries 

    Gilstrap, Donald L. (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009-01)
    This article provides a historiographical analysis of major leadership and organizational development theories that have shaped our thinking about how we lead and administrate academic libraries. Drawing from behavioral, ...
  • Connecticut Community Colleges join forces to share library system 

    Gilstrap, Donald L. (Haworth Press, 2001)
    In 2001, libraries of the twelve Connecticut community colleges joined together to purchase and share the Endeavor Voyager integrated library management system. In previous years, these colleges had been members of ...
  • Controversy and diversity: LGBTQ titles in academic library youth collections 

    Williams, Virginia Kay; Deyoe, Nancy (American Library Association, 2015)
    Academic libraries supporting education and library science programs collect youth literature to support courses that teach students to evaluate and use books with children and teenagers. Although children's and young adult ...
  • Creating public websites from specialized Voyager data 

    Deng, Sai; Deyoe, Nancy; Blackburn, Gemma; Wang, Tse-Min (MPLA/KLA Annual Conference, 2009-04-03)
    We propose to present a model of building public websites from specialized data in Voyager. The website of Faculty Research Publications at Wichita State University will be featured. This presentation will first explore ...