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Piloting PDA with ebrary: Initiation, cataloging, and acquisition
Summarizes the Albert S. Cook Library's experience with implementing and maintaining its first collection of electronic books (ebooks) under a patron-driven acquisition model. The vendor used for this pilot project was ...
An intelligent and effective e-learning system that provides tailored lessons to students
[From Introduction] In responses to these challenges and difficulties, this dissertation proposes designs, implements, and tests An Intelligent and Effective E-learning System (IELS) that provides individualized lessons ...
A model of gratitude, psychological well-being, and academic engagement in college students
The goal of the present study was to test a model of gratitude, psychological well-being, and academic engagement in college students. Based on the broaden and build theory of positive emotions, this study suggested that ...
The Flipped Classroom Teaching Model and its Use for Information Literacy Instruction
(Communications in Information Literacy, 2014)
The flipped classroom, a teaching method that delivers lecture content to students at home through electronic means and uses class time for practical application activities, may be useful for information literacy instruction. ...
I Just Want Tenure: Mapping Librarian Dissatisfaction with Library Science Scholarship
(ACRL Conference, 2015-03)
This research is formulated on a single large significant assumption – that there exists among readers of LIS literature some degree of dissatisfaction associated with the quality of library literature. It was designed ...
No Pedagogical Advantage Found Between LibGuides and Other Web Page Information Literacy Tutorials [Evidence Summary]
This evidence summary is a review and analysis of: Bowen, A. (2014). LibGuides and web-based library guides in comparison: Is there a pedagogical advantage? Journal of Web Librarianship, 8(2), 147-171. doi: 10.1080/19322 ...
Online Access to Higher Education on YouTube EDU
(New Library World, 2013)
Purpose: The purpose of this one-year longitudinal study is to examine the usage and production of educational videos on YouTubeEDU, an open, video-sharing, educational area of YouTube established in 2009 and used primarily ...
Review of Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide
(The Library Quarterly, 2015)
Review of Start a Revolution: Stop Acting Like a Library
(Endnotes: The Journal of the New Members Round Table, 2015)
Can money buy happiness?: the influence of money on well-being
There are many factors that affect an individual’s well-being, with money being one of them. Multiple sources address the correlations between income and happiness through subjects such as prosocial spending, materialism, ...