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Making HerStory OurStory-Building a Wikipedia program from the ground up
In an effort to provide increased access to Special Collections and open access library materials, staff at UT Arlington libraries designed a program to utilize Wikipedia’s reach and resources. The program began with ...
Reference is Dead: A Peer Research Assistant Program
The classic reference interaction with patrons is all but a thing of the past. At our institution, the reference desk itself disappeared altogether five years ago, with reference shifting to an on-call model. This ghosting ...
Benefits of weeding your collection
Making a Case for Makerspaces
Libraries strive to create and foster a collaborative learning environment for various types of learners. To fulfill this mission, libraries need to include a space that engages users and gives them opportunities to use ...
The OA2020 Expression of Interest
The OA2020 Expression of Interest OA2020 is an international initiative that supports institutions committed to the large-scale shift toward open access to the scholarly journal literature. Institutions that sign the ...
Things I didn't learn in Library School
Online learning opens educational opportunities for working adults and this presentation aims to open a discussion for ways to improve curriculum and opportunities for students. Online library programs provide an alternative ...
But I'm Boooooorrrrrred!: Decoding the Tween brain at your Library
Remember being a tween? That curiosity, excitement, and often fearful awkwardness, about growing up? In this session we'll explore the middle school years with a look at tween brain development, and hear from some tweens ...
Organizing Campus-Wide Graduate Student Workshops Using Digital Badges
Academic libraries exist in large part to support users and their learning experience at the university. The spectrum of how to do this has widened to include new types of services and resources. The challenge then is to ...
Batteries not included? Enhancing customer service
Every person is special but many times we simply answer the question or take action to solve the problem. Frequently there is more we can do with the people we touch that makes them want to come back to you or your ...
Becoming a One Service Desk
Muntz Library had endeavored to become a one service station for a number of years. This is an idea that the Executive Director had desired for some time. When the opportunity arose, the idea began to take shape. The ...