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Cutting through the Fog: Government Information, Librarians, and the Forty-Fifth Presidency
(American Library Association, 2018-03)
The presidential election of 2016 and the ensuing 45th presidential administration have been marked by an increasingly polarized electorate, concerns about “fake news,” and a greater use of social media. President Trump and his administration have utilized the increased disintermediation of information consumption by communicating ...
From observer to participant: teaching music information literacy using the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education
Helping music students see the relevancy of information literacy has been both a long-standing goal and challenge for music librarians. Despite the preconceptions of the typical music student, information literacy is key to students’ development as scholars, performers, and composers. Information literacy is as critical for ...
Creating a Strategic and Flexible Assessment Framework for Undergraduate Student Outreach
This chapter details how the Undergraduate Student Success team at the University of Washington’s Odegaard Library designed new student-focused programming and created a program of outreach assessment to demonstrate value and impact. The chapter describes the outreach and assessment planning processes, the creation of a ...
REFRAMING THE FRAMEWORK: SITUATED INFORMATION LITERACY IN THE MUSIC CLASSROOM
Perhaps the story of your orientation to information literacy is similar to mine. It begins with some confusion: "Information literacy? What is that, exactly?" After a course or two in library school on teaching or information literacy (if you're lucky), you are thrown into the trenches of your early professional career. ...
Budgets on my mind: Changing Budget Allocations to Meet Teaching and Research Needs
Survey trend analysis of collections budget allocation practices.
Simplifying the collections budget to maximize flexibility and increase responsiveness to user needs
A shift in collection budget allocations; Process of change; Fund structure; catalyst for cultural change; Allocation practices; John P Kotter
Collections Budget Allocation Practices Survey and results
The University of Washington is conducting a survey to analyze collection budget allocation practices among libraries. Your input will provide important information about current practices as well as future contemplated changes. Your willingness to answer this brief survey, which should take only 10-15 minutes of your time, ...
Three Thousand Library Users Can’t Be Wrong: Demonstrating Library Impact Using One Open-Ended Survey Question
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2018)
Librarians seeking to balance quantitative value measures with qualitative methods should consider the inclusion of critical incident technique (CIT) questions into their library value inquiries. Even the addition of one well-conceived CIT question in a larger survey question pool can provide valuable stories in users’ own ...