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From the ALA Director 4/4: Office for Research and Statistics (ORS)

Office for Research and Statistics (ORS) 

Presentations at the Indiana Library Federation District 2 Conference

ORS Director Kathy Rosa delivered two presentations at the Indiana Library Federation District 2 Conference in Frankfort, IN on April 4, 2014. 52 more words

ALA

Reviewing Article Abstracts: Content Analysis and Synthesis

Author: B. Jane Scales

Introduction

After accepting new duties within Washington State University (WSU) Libraries’ public services department in the summer of 2013, I took responsibility for evaluating the quality of our instant messaging chat services.  1,326 more words

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Open Education Week is Now! March 10-15

We’re right in the middle of it!  Are you on board?

What is open education and why is it important?  “Open Education is, at its core, about free and open sharing. 42 more words

Library Instruction

Introduction to Electronic Databases

Electronic databases are indexed records of information that cover a wide variety of information. Each record in a database represents one piece of information such as an article, book, image, video etc.  338 more words

Leave No Stone Unturned

Visit to the Gladstone M. Patton Library, Georgetown, Exuma

I love visiting libraries even when on vacation. I have been a member of the Gladstone M. Patton Library in Georgetown, Exuma for 2 years now and decided to take some time to talk to the library volunteers on my last visit. 582 more words

Library Research

Praise, design, barriers and the glass escalator

Over the summer break I had a fantastic conversation with a stranger on a bus; a Uni student on her way back to Wellington.  We talked about many things: her studies, my work, our friends and family, overseas trips we’d taken etc.  251 more words

Personal Development

International scholars and access to library resources

A faculty member brought up an important question this week: When a study abroad student or teaching fellow returns home, do they still have access to Murray State library resources? 242 more words

Research