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    • Staffing for Electronic Resource Management: the Results of a Survey 

      Duranceau, Ellen; Hepfer, Cindy (Elsevier : Serials Review, 2002)
      The authors offer the results of an informal survey of library staffing trends related to the acquisition and maintenance of electronic resources. They test their hypothesis that the problem of staffing for e-resources has ...
    • The Symbolic Value of Libraries in a Digital Age 

      Manoff, Marlene (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001-10)
      As an increasingly virtual society anticipates the decline of print, it looks to the keepers of the written record to maintain continuity with its past. Libraries cannot formulate intelligent collection and preservation ...
    • Theories of the Archive from Across the Disciplines 

      Manoff, Marlene (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004-01)
      Creative and compelling theoretical formulations of the archive have emerged from a host of disciplines in the last decade. Derrida and Foucault, as well as many other humanists and social scientists, have initiated a ...
    • Transforming Scientific Communication for the 21st Century 

      Gass, Steven (Haworth Press, 2001)
      Since its inception in the 17th century the research journal emerged as the formal communication method in the sciences. The last half of the 20th century has seen stresses develop on the journal system due to the explosion ...
    • Use of collaborative spaces in an academic library 

      Silver, Howard (Simmons College, 2007-05)
      With the design of new libraries increasingly emphasizing support for collaborative activity, librarians need to understand how and why their users are working together in library spaces. No published studies quantify the ...
    • User Needs Assessment of Information Seeking Activities of MIT Students - Spring 2006 

      Hennig, Nicole; Gabridge, Tracy; Gaskell, Millicent; Bartley, Maggie; Duke, Darcy; e.a. (2006-07-17)
      The SFX/Verde Group was authorized to complete a user needs assessment in the form of a Photo Diary Study with MIT students in the spring of 2006. The goal of the study was to inform the MIT Libraries of online tool ...
    • When a Librarian's Not There to Ask: Creating an Information Resource Advisory Tool 

      Gabridge, Tracy; Hennig, Nicole; Lubas, Rebecca; Wenzel, Sarah (Association of College & Research Libraries, 2005-04)
      It is 2am. A professor wakes up with a new direction for her research; she must immediately learn about bioethics. In a dorm a student is finally ready to begin a paper on Cuba. Where do they turn? The library web site ...