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A Review of Open Access Self-Archiving Mandate Policies
(portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2012)
This article reviews the history of open access (OA) policies and examines the current status of mandate policy implementations. It finds that hundreds of policies have been proposed and adopted at various organizational ...
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 ...
Rediscovering Renaissance Research: Information Literacy Strategies for Success
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016-01)
While remaining cognizant of several aspects of current information literacy (IL) instruction methods, including threshold concepts, the author re-created experiences shared by students as she searched for, analyzed, and ...
A Cloud of Witnesses: External Mediation in Frodo’s Journey to Rivendell and Beyond
(The Mythopoeic Society, 2018)
Applies Rene Girard’s mimetic theory to a study of Frodo’s motivations and role models in the early phases of The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien’s incorporation of extensive background material deepens our understanding of his ...
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 ...
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)
From Idea to Instagram: How an Academic Library Marketing Committee Created a Character for the YouTube Generation
(Rowman & Littlefield, 2016-05)
After observing low usage statistics for a handful of library services, Albert S. Cook Library’s Marketing Committee decided to create videos to promote underutilized resources. In past videos, the library relied on student ...
Enhancing Information Literacy Instruction with Google Drive
(Rowman & Littlefield, 2015)
By using the various tools available through Google Drive (forms, spreadsheets, presentations), librarians can increase student participation and provide more interactive instruction sessions. This chapter will profile how ...
Life and literature beneath the surface: Using neurodiverse young adult literature as mentor texts for narrative writing
(Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of Teachers of English, 2020)
When capturing the inner life of neurodiverse characters, authors of young adult literature (YAL) often make compelling, unconventional choices with structure, formatting, syntax, and diction. Stories shaped through this ...