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Pushing the edge : explore, engage, extend : proceedings of the Fourteenth National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries, March 12-15, 2009, Seattle, Washington

"This book contains the proceedings of ACRL's 14th National Conference held in Seattle, WA, March 12-15, 2009. The 3 invited papers and 39 contributed papers explore the latest thinking and research into issues facing academic librarians today. The theme areas of these papers include Changing Environments and Cultures, Changing Political Realities, Converging and Collaborating, Evolving Models of Scholarly Communication, Managing Electronic and Digital Information, Redefining Traditions, and Teaching and Learning."--Jacket
Print Book, English, 2009
Association of College and Research Libraries, Chicago, 2009
x, 343 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
9780838985144, 0838985149
Confronting the business lens for accountability of general education / Marilee Bresciani
I would sort of appreciate a little more understanding : engaging net gen students in virtual reference / Lynn Silipigni Connaway
What really are student learning outcomes? / Peter Hernon
Building collections cooperatively : analysis of collection use in the OhioLINK Library Consortium / Edward O'Neill and Julia Gammon
Campus disconnect : academic libraries and the information needs, skills, and behaviors of non-teaching university staff / Cara Bradley
From Babine to Yakima : academic libraries and endangered language preservation / Gabriella Reznowski
Improvisational theater as a tool for enhancing cooperation in academic libraries / Anthony Stamatoplos
Partners in time : creating organic connections between library and IT divisions at Bowdoin College / Judy Montgomery [and others]
Partnership 2.0 : designing reference services for patrons in developing countries / Jaron-Alena Turner
Publishing in open access journals in the social sciences and humanities : who's doing it and why? / Bryna Coonin and Leigh M. Younce
Recasting the role of comprehensive university libraries : starting points for educating librarians on the issues of scholarly communication and institutional repositories / Sarah Beaubien, Linda Masselink, Jodi Tyron
Show me the money! : the academic library's role in the art of grant-getting on campus / Karen Downing
The TIDES experience : Texas and beyond / Susan Clarke and Rachel Galan
Twitter for libraries : best practices and advanced uses of micro-blogs / Joseph Murphy
Workplace information literacy : cultivation strategies for working smarter in 21st century libraries / Anita Mirijamdotter, Mary M. Somerville, Zaana Howard
Assessment to innovation : creating a model for interdisciplinary collaboration and knowledge sharing online / Kate McCready, Cecily Marcus
Beyond the buzz : planning library Facebook initiatives grounded in user needs / Elizabeth Edwards, David Bietila, Chris Bloechl
Challenges for distance students and distance librarians : taking advantage of the online environment / Emily Waitz, Julie Pohlman, Susan Skrien
ClimateQUAL : organizational climate and diversity assessment / Martha Kyrillidou, Charles Lowry, and Paul Hanges
Designing comprehensive assessment plans : the big picture leads to the little picture / Rachel Applegate
Do the outcomes justify the buzz? : an assessment of LibGuides at Cornell University and Princeton University / Angela K. Horne [and others]
Percolating the power of play / Sarah Faye Cohen and Lauren Nishikawa
Reaching public service excellence : developing a mystery shopping program to measure service quality, performance, and the patron experience at library service desks / Elizabeth Kocevar-Weidinger and Candice Benjes-Small
Replication of the OCLC perceptions study : the experience of two academic libraries / Lynn Sutton and Rosann Bazirjian
Tellin' our story, or not : assessment results on academic library web sites / Meg Scharf
UGTBK L911 : you've got to be kidding : librarian in the room / Katy Lenn
We're not playing around : gaming literate librarians=information literate students / Nicholas Schiller, Serin Anderson, Carole Svensson
Who am I this time? : a shared library serving multiple clientels / Steven Schmidt, Darby Fanning, Emily Dill
Are emerging digitization technologies approachable to all? : the learning experiences of future librarians in creating online collections / Jennifer Lafleur and Elena Vassilieva
Beyond literacy : are reading and writing doomed? / Michael Ridley
Collaborating to build digital teaching collections : a library/IT partnership / Joanna Burgess and Jason Parker
Conflict and consensus : clusters of opinions on e-books / Susan Hurst [and others]
Face it! : reference work and politeness theory go hand in hand / Alan Aldrich and Carol A. Leibiger
If you build it, will they care? : tracking student receptivity to emerging library technologies / Char Booth, Chris Guder
KBART : improving access to electronic resources : plus, finding the hidden side of Seattle / Peter McCracken
Metadata plus : how libraries assure discovery of locally created content / Melanie Feltner-Reichert, Marie Garrett, Linda Phillips
Patrons cataloging? : the role and quality of patron tagging in item description / William Lund, Allyson Washburn
Understanding the integrative role of an academic library for undergraduate library student workers : a qualitative study at San Diego State University / Wil Weston
Academic library support staff competencies: what should support staff know and be able to do? / Rachel Applegate
Bullying or mobbing :is it happening in your library? / Susan Motin
Digital libraries need digital organizations : identifying, defining and
Creating new academic library management structures / John McGinty
Playing on "practice fields" : creating a research and development culture in
Academic libraries / Craig Gibson
Putting your money where your mouth is / Kim Armstrong and Jay Starratt
Reaching beyond the summit : are we creating work environments for people to
Thrive? / Gail Staines
Social networking literacy competencies for librarians : exploring
Considerations and engaging participation / Joseph Murphy and Heather Lea Moulaison
What today's academic librarians can tell us about recruiting and retaining
The library workforce of tomorrow : lessons learned from the wilis 1 study / Barbara B. Moran, Paul Solomon, Joanne Gard Marshall