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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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Perspectives on Peer Review of Data: Framing Standards and Questions

Morten Wendelbo

Peer review serves two major purposes: verification and collaboration. A peer reviewer’s role is to ensure, to a reasonable degree, that what journals publish is objective, correct and relevant. Further, a peer reviewer functions to give authors feedback on their writing, methods and presentation. ...

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Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Librarian Involvement in Grant Projects

Marci D. Brandenburg, Sigrid Anderson Cordell, Justin Joque, Mark P. MacEachern, Jean Song

Traditionally, librarians have adopted supportive roles in their research collaborations with faculty. While such roles still exist within academic librarianship, there is an increasing emphasis on librarians as partners within research collaborations. ...

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The Language of Information Literacy: Do Students Understand?

Gayle Schaub, Cara Cadeno, Patricia Bravender, Christopher Kierkus

There is a language of information literacy that explains how information is organized, stored, retrieved, evaluated, and ethically used. While there is ongoing debate about its status as an academic discipline, there are specific terms that students must understand in context to effectively access and use the resources of the academic library and to become information-literate. ...

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David W. Lewis. Reimagining the Academic Library.

Teresa A. Fishel

Reimagining the Academic Library provides both a succinct overview of the external forces that have been driving change in academic libraries for more than the past two decades as well as proposed steps academic library leaders and librarians should take to address these forces and help complete the transition to a relevant, digital 21st-century academic library. ...

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