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College & Research Libraries Forum on Assessment in Action Special Issue

Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Julia Bauder, Kevin Engel, Phil Jones, and Brandy Whitlock

Join us for an author panel discussion on Action Research with authors of articles in the March 2016 College & Research Libraries special issue ...

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Salary Negotiation Patterns between Women and Men in Academic Libraries

Elise Silva and Quinn Galbraith

Due to persistent wage gaps between men and women nationally, and in the field of academic librarianship, researchers wished to study possible issues that contribute to the phenomenon. ...

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Still a Deadly Disease? Performance Appraisal Systems in Academic Libraries in the United States

Glenn Ellen Starr Stilling, Allison S. Byrd, Emily Rose Mazza, and Shawn M. Bergman

Performance appraisal of professional librarians in academic libraries is important because of their critical role in ensuring that the library’s resources and services are effective, relevant, and integrated within the parent institution. ...

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Exploring the Research Mindset and Information-Seeking Behaviors of Undergraduate Music Students

Joe C. Clark and Jennifer Johnstone

This article examines the mindset and process of undergraduate music majors conducting research in their discipline. While working with students in a writingintensive music history class, the authors conducted several surveys, focus groups, and task-based assessments. ...

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Harder to Find than Nemo: The Elusive Image Citation Standard

Jennifer Yao Weinraub

New image citation standards need to be developed in order for college and graduate students to meet visual literacy standards. The MLA Handbook, 8th edition, and Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition, do not adequately clarify how to caption, attribute, and cite images. ...

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Provosts' Perceptions of Academic Library Value & Preferences for Communication: A National Study

Adam Murray and Ashley Ireland

While many studies have been conducted under the auspices of calculating academic library value, there are no large-scale studies into the perceptions that college or university provosts have of library value, nor are there studies into how provosts prefer library value data to be communicated. ...

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Advancing an Open Ethos with Open Peer Review

Emily Ford

Open source. Open access. Open data. Open notebooks. Open government. Open educational resources. Open access workflows. To be open is to have a disposition favoring transparent and collaborative efforts. ...

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