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    • MIT Libraries Liaison Program: A Paradigm Shift 

      Finnie, Ellen; Peterson, Karrie (Association of Research Libraries, 2018-06)
    • MIT's CWSpace project: packaging metadata for archiving educational content in DSpace 

      Reilly, William; Wolfe, Robert; Smith, MacKenzie (Springer-Verlag, 2006-01-20)
      This paper describes work in progress on the research project CWSpace, sponsored by the MIT and Microsoft Research iCampus program, to investigate the metadata standards and protocols required to archive the course ...
    • Patron for a Day (PFAD): A Space Assessment 

      Hartman, Stephanie; Horowitz, Lisa R. (ACRL, 2017)
      A basic premise of User Experience (UX) is to empathize with your users. This assessment exercise encourages your staff to understand what users experience in your spaces and, as a bonus, identifes some immediate space ...
    • Piggy Bank: Experience the Semantic Web Inside Your Web Browser 

      Huynh, David; Mazzocchi, Stefano; Karger, David (Springer-Verlag GmbH, 2005-10)
      The Semantic Web Initiative envisions a Web wherein information is offered free of presentation, allowing more effective exchange and mixing across web sites and across web pages. But without substantial Semantic Web ...
    • Publishing Practices of NIH-Funded Faculty of MIT 

      Crummett, Courtney; Finnie Duranceau, Ellen; Gabridge, Tracy A.; Green, Remlee S.; Kajosalo, Erja; e.a. (Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2010-08-01)
      Faculty and researchers who receive substantial funding from NIH were interviewed about their publication practices. Qualitative data was collected from interviews of eleven faculty members and one researcher representing ...
    • 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 ...