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  • We deliver: Overcoming microform collection access issues with electronic delivery 

    Weare William H., Jr.; Langendorfer Jeanne M. (North American Serials Interest Group, Inc., 2010)
    This presentation described the problems library users experienced trying to scan and save or print microform images at Valparaiso University. Complex, difficult to use equipment and software, unfamiliar formats, and file ...
  • New support for the research process: Desktop delivery of microform content 

    Weare, William H., Jr. (Taylor & Francis, 2010)
    While trying to access microform content, patrons at the Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources at Valparaiso University were often hampered by unfamiliar equipment, temperamental software, and a puzzling ...
  • Developing core leadership competences for the library profession 

    Ammons-Stephens, Shorlette; Cole, Holly J.; Jenkins-Gibbs, Keisha; Fraser Riehle, Catherine; Weare, William H., Jr. (American Library Association, 2009)
    The development of competency lists, or competency models has become a popular way to assess the strengths, needs, and potential contributions of individuals in an organization. The success of libraries as organizations ...
  • Peer review of teaching 

    Alabi, Jaena; Weare, William H., Jr. (Communications in Information Literacy, 2014)
    Many academic librarians who provide library instruction have never received formal training in educational theory and methods. To bridge this gap and improve the teaching skills of instruction librarians, some academic ...
  • Circulation policies for external users: A comparative study of public urban research institutions 

    Weare, William H., Jr.; Stevenson, Matthew (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
    This article is a study of the policies that govern the use of the university library by external users at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and 12 peer institutions used by IUPUI for comparative ...
  • Service philosophy statements in academic libraries: A qualitative content analysis 

    Moffett, Paul; Weare, William H., Jr. (Routledge, 2018)
    Some academic libraries use service philosophy statements to strengthen the quality of their service culture. A service philosophy statement communicates directly to users what they can --and should -- expect from the ...
  • Preparing for renovation: Estimating shelf occupancy to inform decision making regarding the redevelopment of library space 

    Weare, William H., Jr.; Moffett, Paul; Cooper, John P. (Routledge, 2016)
    University Library at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is in the process of repurposing space currently occupied by the print collection. To prepare for further reallocation of library space, reliable ...
  • Space and place: a study of a specialized service desk 

    Bankston, Sarah; German, Elizabeth; Hebert, Shelby; Laddusaw, Sierra; Watts, John; Weare, William H., Jr. (Emerald Group Holdings Ltd., 2022-02-10)
    Purpose: This study examines the activities of a specialized service desk and provides guidance on conducting an analysis of the activities. The authors wanted to know what is essential in terms of expertise, staffing, ...
  • Succession planning in academic libraries: A reconsideration 

    Weare, William H., Jr. (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 2015)
    It has been widely projected in the library literature that a substantial number of librarians will retire in the near future leaving significant gaps in the workforce, especially in library leadership. Many of those ...
  • Service philosophy statements in practice: Motivation, authorship, and impact 

    Moffett, Paul; Weare, William H., Jr. (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2022-10-03)
    To improve customer service, some academic libraries have used a service philosophy statement to foster a shared understanding of service standards. The authors conducted semi-structured interviews with heads of public ...
  • Multimodal Combination of Text and Image Tweets for Disaster Response Assessment 

    Kotha, Saideshwar; Haridasan, Smitha; Rattani, Ajita; Bowen, Aaron; Rimmington, Glyn; Dutta, Atri (International Workshop on Data-driven Resilience Research, 2022-07-06)
    Social media platforms are a vital source of information in times of natural and man-made disasters. People use social media to report updates about injured or dead people, infrastructure damage, missing or found people ...
  • A Review of Food Accessibility Measures and Decision Support Models 

    Maldonado, Fransiera; Cure, Laila; Bowen, Aaron; Keene-Woods, Nikki; Rattani, Ajita; Hill, Twila; Lewis, Rhonda; Twomey, Janet (Wichita State University, 2022-06)
    The objective of this research is to identify quantitative methods to study food accessibility and investigate their use or potential in supporting decisions that improve our food systems. To achieve this objective, we ...
  • Dispelling misinformation and disinformation about COVID-19 through a multidisciplinary teaching module 

    Bowen, Aaron (Wichita State University, 2021-04-08)
    This presentation covered Aaron Bowen's strategies for designing a module for the Blackboard learning management system on how educators can fight the spread of mis- and disinformation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • A LibGuides presence in a Blackboard environment 

    Bowen, Aaron (Emerald, 2012)
    Purpose – Describes current approaches to and assesses the value of placing course-level research guides generated through LibGuides software into Blackboard learning management system (LMS) shells. Describes the specific ...
  • Converging Academic Librarianship with a Large-Scale Transdisciplinary Research Project 

    Filbert, Nathan; Sclafani, Maria; Bowen, Aaron; Lindsay, Ethan; Kuhlmann, Meghann (Association of College & Research Libraries, Science & Technology Section, 2021-06-28)
    Five librarians in Research and Instructional Services at Wichita State University are co-principal investigators in the Disaster Resilience Analytics Center (DRAC), a multi-year grant-funded interdisciplinary project based ...
  • Women in Horror Month stalks the academic library: Highlighting genre and popular culture collections 

    Walker, Lizzy (Taylor and Francis, 2018-05-17)
    University and college collections typically focus on academic texts, yet most institutions contain popular culture resources that are overlooked or relegated to leisure reading. Although highlighting such collections is ...
  • Learning the code: Deciphering digital literacy 

    Filbert, Nathan W. (IGI Global, 2021)
    The concept of "digital literacy" has been much discussed and variously misunderstood in our society. Owing to digital communication technologies, it is often confused with other literacies and skills necessary for utilizing ...
  • Mental health literacy and women: A systematic review 

    Chesser, Amy K.; Woods, Nikki Keene; Bowen, Aaron; Vargas, Inneke L.; Hawley, Suzanne R. (Kansas State Nurses Association, 2021)
    The purpose of this review was to assess published literature of mental health literacy and women. The current review was conducted according to the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta Analyses. ...
  • Perfection isn't the goal, right? Reflections from early-career librarians on adapting the one-shot to an online environment 

    Sclafani, Maria; O’Grady, Chrissy; Freemon, Leah (2021-05-13)
    This presentation is a reflection of three early-career librarians from different universities on the pivot from in-person to online one-shot instruction due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Presenters will discuss how adapting ...
  • Trends in content development and licensing of electronic resources 

    Geuther, Christina; Hoeve, Casey D.; O’Reilly, Faye (Routledge, 2021-03-10)
    Academic libraries face the dual challenges of decreasing budgets and increasing demand for electronic resources. Librarians at three midwestern US public research universities discuss the electronic resources environment, ...

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