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

      Weare, William H., Jr.; Langendorfer, Jeanne M. (North American Serials Interest Group, Inc., 2010-04-09)
      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 ...
    • Succession planning in academic libraries: A reconsideration 

      Weare, William H., Jr. (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 2015-11-24)
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 2019: Progress report 2018-2019 

      University Libraries (Wichita State University Libraries, 2019)
    • 2020: University Libraries Progress 2019-2020 

      University Libraries (Wichita State University Libraries, 2020)
    • 2021: University Libraries Progress 2020-2021 

      University Libraries (Wichita State University Libraries, 2021)
    • 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 ...
    • Writing Now, Reading Now: Peter Behrens 

      Behrens, Peter (2013-07-18)
    • 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 ...