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The Venus Fly Trap: The Lure and Pitfalls of Digitizing Moving Image Collections
(Society of American Archivists, 2014-06-01)
The potential for tapping into the popularity of web video content has increased repository interest in digitizing film collections. The lure of instant access to digital content can attract the attention of donors and ...
The data life cycle applied to our own data.
(Medical Library Association, 2015-01)
Increased demand for data-driven decision making is driving the need for librarians to be facile with the data life cycle. This case study follows the migration of reference desk statistics from handwritten to digital ...
A survey of librarians with a health sciences background
(Medical Library Association, 2011-10)
Coverage of Google Scholar, Scopus, and Web of Science: A case study of the h-index in nursing.
PURPOSE: This study compares the articles cited in CINAHL, Scopus, Web of Science (WOS), and Google Scholar and the h-index ratings provided by Scopus, WOS, and Google Scholar. METHODS: The publications of 30 College of ...
LibGuides and the Research Group
(MLA News, 2012-09)
Offering a research team a personalized LibGuide allows them access to specifically needed library resources for a project and offers a low-barrier opportunity for librarian collaboration. This article was originally ...
(UIC Library of the Health Sciences, 2012-09)
A comparison of four common software programs which have a broad group of shared features and identify collaboration strengths and weaknesses to help UIC community members best select an appropriate software.
Use of special collections as an opportunity for outreach in the academic library.
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
Academic special collections librarians have made great strides in making their collections discoverable and accessible to a wide audience. This article examines use of special collections departments and the many kinds ...
How Can I Help You?: Becoming User-Centered in Special Collections.
(Midwest Archives Conference, 2010)
This study reports the results of a 2008 survey of 148 users of the Special Collections and University Archives Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC Special Collections). Data are examined to determine ...
The impact of library instruction: do first-year medical students use library resources specifically highlighted during instructional sessions?
(Medical Library Association, 2013-07)
OBJECTIVES: The research sought to determine if first-year medical students consulted and cited resources specifically highlighted during library instructional sessions. METHODS: Students attended a library resources ...
Research data management services in academic research libraries and perceptions of librarians
The emergence of data intensive science and the establishment of data management mandates have motivated academic libraries to develop research data services (RDS) for their faculty and students. Here the results of two ...