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Quality and Engaging Student Research Projects: A Student Development Theory Approach
Research projects can cause struggles for students, faculty, and librarians alike. While assumptions are made as to why these struggles occur, we propose that looking at student development theory can further assist in ...
Hard Times and Opportunities: Lessons Learned from the Pack Horse Librarians
Libraries everywhere are feeling the pinch from the nationwide economic slowdown. Whether it is cuts in journal subscriptions or cuts in staff, the changes wrought by these extenuating circumstances will have longstanding ...
Appalachian Links: Libraries, Collections, Campus and Community
The migration of Appalachians to urban areas during the early and mid-20th century is having ripple effects to this day. One manifestation of this is the interest in Appalachian Studies by both academics and laypersons ...
Our Role in Retention:
Description of how libraries best reach out to students who are at-risk of dropping out.
Keeping up with Free-Range Internet Tools
An overview of some of the lesser-known freely available reference and research tools.
Issues and Advantages of Free Citation Generator Tools
The ubiquitous free citation creation tools (BibMe, EasyBib and Citation Machine) are a panacea to the confused and harried student looking to breeze through the hard work of making a Works Cited page or Reference List. ...
Enhance Your Chances: How to Shine Brightly in a Tough Job Market
Cover letters and interviews are two of the most important, yet neglected, components to landing a job. Both of them require a lot of preparation and study to have the desired effect – landing your dream job. Your cover ...
Countries of the World: Free and Subscription Information Sources
The paper describes several free and commercial sources that can be used for conducting research on countries of the world, evaluates them and makes recommendations regarding their use and appropriateness for specific clientele.
Lean and Mean: Re-envisioning an Outdated Area of the Collection.
Description of a large-scale deselection process for the BTE collection at Miami University Hamilton. Changes in the subjects taught and demographic/logistical changes necessitated a different approach to collection building.
Do you haiku? running an effective haiku contest in your library.
Poster session about benefits and how-tos of running a haiku contest.