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Comparing test searches in PubMed and Google Scholar
(Medical Library Association, 2007-10)
A brief history of reference assessment: no easy solutions
The author discusses the different methods of reference assessment that have been tried in libraries over the years to help improve service, justify the existence of the service itself, train new staff, and counter declining ...
Time and technology: a decade-long look at humanists' use of electronic information technology
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2000-09)
A ten-year study of a group of humanists reveals that temporal factors had a significant impact on their adoption of electronic information technology. This article identifies and describes four types of time that influence ...
New partnerships for new learning
(Haworth Press, Inc., 2001)
This paper describes a model program at DePaul University of partnering the Library with an academic department, specifically the School for New Learning. This department was established solely to serve the non-traditional ...
Mapping of medical acronyms and initialisms to Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) across selected systems
(Medical Library Association, 2006-10)
INTRODUCTION: Given the common use of acronyms and initialisms in the health sciences, searchers may be entering these abbreviated terms rather than full phrases when searching online systems. The purpose of this study is ...
The measurement of use of web-based information resources: an early look at vendor-supplied data
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2001-09)
To manage Web-based resources effectively, librarians need to evaluate vendor-supplied data about their use. This article explores the types of data available, using as its starting point the elements defined by the ...
The humanities: who won the '90s in scholarly book publishing
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002-07)
The study of prizes awarded to books in the 1990s by leading humanities scholarly associations tells much about the disciplines, publishing, and libraries during that decade. This article examines data on prize-winners ...
Humanities Literatures and Their Users
(Taylor and Francis, 2009-12-09)
This entry discusses definition of the humanities, reviews briefly the history of study of uses of information in the humanities, presents the characteristics of different types of literature used in humanistic scholarship ...
Publication patterns of U.S. academic librarians from 1998 to 2002
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2006-05)
This study examines the contributions of U.S. academic librarians to the peer-reviewed literature of library and information science (LIS). Compared to the authors’ study of 32 journals for 1993-1997, the present study ...
The social sciences: who won the '90s in scholarly book publishing
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2004-11)
The study of prizes awarded to books in the 1990s by leading social sciences scholarly associations helps us understand the disciplines, publishing, and libraries during that decade. This article examines data on prizewinners ...