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    • E-Resource Statistics: What to do when you have no money 

      Walker, Mary (Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference, 2009-02-10)
      Tracking statistics and cost-per-use is more important than ever as budgets continue to shrink. ERMS (Electronic Resource Management Systems) are great but what if you can’t afford one? Using spreadsheets to track ...
    • Enhancing visibility of vendor accessibility documentation 

      Willis, Samuel K.; O'Reilly, Faye M. (American Library Association, 2018-09-01)
      With higher education increasingly being online or having online components, it is important to ensure that online materials are accessible for persons with print and other disabilities. Library-related research has focused ...
    • Enhancing workflow through batch import from Excel to DSpace 

      Deng, Sai; Matveyeva, Susan J.; Khan, Baseer (Kansas Library 2010 Conference., 2010-04-08)
      This presentation will address WSU Libraries' implementation of external programming to enhance workflow in its institutional Repository, SOAR (Shocker Open Access Repository). It will discuss several cases including the ...
    • Entrepreneurship outreach through research workshops 

      Butts, Sara; Kuhlmann, Meghann (American Library Association, 2017-06-24)
      In fall 2016, Wichita State University Libraries introduced an Entrepreneurship Research Series with workshops designed to support both the burgeoning startup culture on our campus and also entrepreneurs in the greater ...
    • ERMS Implementation: creating order where there is chaos 

      Walker, Mary (Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference, 2009-02-11)
      Implementing 360 Resource Manager and 360 Counter from Serials Solutions has been an adventure. Once the software was activated, the real fun began. High expectations, lots of determination and a little elbow grease have ...
    • Exploring service philosophy statements using qualitative content analysis 

      Moffett, Paul; Weare, William H., Jr. (Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML), 2020-11-26)
      This paper will describe a study in which we examined service philosophy statements at a diverse group of North American academic libraries. We used qualitative content analysis to examine their form and content to identify ...
    • Extending the learning process: using the theory of connectivism to inspire student collaboration 

      Mallon, Melissa N. (Kansas Library Association College & University Libraries Section Proceedings, 2013)
      For years, library instruction has taken place in 50-minute class periods in the library. Librarians have traditionally demonstrated various research tools, occasionally provided students with the opportunity for hands-on ...
    • Filling the gap in database usability 

      Willis, Samuel K.; O'Reilly, Faye M. (Library and Information Technology Association, 2020-12-21)
      Library database vendors often revamp simpler interfaces of their database platforms with script-enriched interfaces to make them more attractive. Sadly, these enhancements often overlook users who rely on assistive ...
    • Find it on the web using the search concepts you already know 

      Weare, William H., Jr. (Linworth Publishing, Inc., 2008-03-01)
      The author discusses the applicability and effectiveness of phrase searching, the use of natural language, Boolean logic, nesting, proximity, truncation, and wildcards to web search engines.
    • Focus group research in the academic library: An overview of the methodology 

      Weare, William H., Jr. (Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML), 2012-09-20)
      Through the use of focus groups, academic librarians can discover what students really think, feel, need, and want. Equipped with this knowledge, librarians will be better positioned to design and deliver effective programs, ...
    • Framing the framework the rigorous responsibilities of library and information science 

      Filbert, Nathan W. (American Library Association, 2016)
      The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education offers library and information science (LIS) professionals a conceptual approach for leading information literacy efforts in a digital environment. But while ...
    • FRBR Training 

      Deng, Sai (Wichita State University Libraries, 2011-09-20)
      This presentation introduces “Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records” (FRBR), a conceptual model the new cataloging standard “Resource Description and Access” (RDA) is built on. It gives a detailed explanation ...
    • From scratch: developing an effective mentoring program 

      Zhang, Sha Li; Deyoe, Nancy; Matveyeva, Susan J. (Internet Chinese Librarians Club, 2007-12)
      Formal mentoring programs are increasingly recognized as a means of recruitment and retention in a library setting. An effective mentoring program assists new librarians with diverse backgrounds in their professional growth ...
    • From vision to occupancy: Design process and implementation 

      Forrest, Charles (Wichita State University Libraries, 2008-05-09)
      The 3rd part of WheatShocker seminar included a group discussion, exercise on the topic of library design, and the presentation described the stages of the capital project development cycle.
    • Gibraltar 

      Madway, Lorraine (Brill, 2010)
    • Going Mobile: the In's and Out's of an Academic Mobile Site 

      Walker, Mary; Holt, Ronda (Kansas Library Association Conference, 2011-04-06)
      More people are joining the mobile society and libraries are beginning to provide on the go library service. There are several types of mobile devices, including cell phones, smartphones, PDAs, the iPad, etc. One-third ...
    • Going Mobile: the In's and Out's of an Academic Library Mobile Site 

      Walker, Mary; Holt, Ronda (2010-10-15)
      More people are joining the mobile society and libraries are beginning to provide on the go library service. There are several types of mobile devices including cell phones, Smartphones, PDAs, the iPad, etc. One-third ...
    • Grants 101 for Educators 

      Williams, Virginia Kay (2007-02-23)
    • Graphic novels in libraries supporting teacher education and librarianship programs 

      Williams, Virginia Kay; Peterson, Damen V. (Association of Library Collections and Technical Services, 2009)
      Academic libraries supporting education and library science programs collect juvenile literature to support courses that teach students to evaluate and use books with children and teenagers. Graphic novels have not only ...
    • A History of the Embedded Librarian Program at Odum Library 

      Wright, Laura B.; Williams, Ginger H. (Kennesaw State University, 2011-09-01)
      Reference librarians at Valdosta State University’s Odum Library serve as embedded librarians in many online classes. Librarians enroll in courses through the university’s learning management system (LMS) to interact ...