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Information overload: A multi-disciplinary explication and citation ranking within three selected disciplines: Library studies, psychology/psychiatry, and consumer science: 1960-1996
Information overload is a frequently used term describing a condition apparently agitated by the information age. No comprehensive analysis exists determining even the barest essentials: definitions, parameters, research ...
Authenticity and empowerment: Female role models in historical fiction from the Amelia Bloomer Project
Due to the shortage of female characters in historical texts, it is important for librarians and educators to share historical fiction novels containing strong female protagonists with children. While guidelines are available ...
Identifying core competencies for electronic resources librarians in the twenty-first century library
The purpose of this three phase study was to identify competencies for electronic resources librarians based on their appearance in job ads (phase one) and to determine which competencies are taught in MLIS programs, which ...
An exploration of the experiences of pioneering online library and information science graduate students in the 1990s
This researcher explored the impact of the experience of early library and information science (LIS) online graduate courses from the perspective of the pioneering students involved in such courses in the 1990s. The study ...
The narrative voice in the children's fantasy novels of E. Nesbit
The study sought to examine E. Nesbit's unique narrative style in addressing her young readers. Nesbit brought a fresh voice to her books that made a connection between her and her readers that lasted for generations. This ...
A naturalistic journey into the collaboratory: In search of understanding for prospective participants
This study is a three-phase naturalistic probe of the information environment of the collaboratory and is intended to support the expansive, ecological research of others. The collaboratory is a “center without walls,” or ...
Newbery and notable: Investigating trends in children's literature 2000–2009
Given the prestige and longevity of the Newbery award winning books, they are often used as historical samples of children's literature. This use is questioned in this study since the Newbery award winning title is but one ...
A comparative content analysis of the temporal sequences, points of view, and perspectives employed in the 1996 Best Books for Young Adults' novels and the 1996 Young Adults' Choices' novels
The purpose of this study was to analyze and compare the temporal sequences, points of view, and perspectives employed in the novels on the 1996 Best Books for Young Adults' (BBYA) list and the 1996 Young Adults' Choices' ...
Mildred L. Batchelder: A study in leadership
Measuring academic library efficiency and alignment with institutional resource utilization priorities using data envelopment analysis: An analysis of institutions of higher education in Texas and their libraries
Academic and library administrators are increasingly required to demonstrate efficiency in programs, services, and operations as well as effectiveness. An important component of efficiency measurement is identification of ...