14th National Conference Papers

ACRL National Conference, Seattle, 2009

Alphabetical Listing of Titles

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Academic Library Support Staff Competencies: What Should Support Staff Know and Be Able to Do?
Rachel Applegate

Are Emerging Digitization Technologies Approachable to All? The Learning Experiences of Future Librarians in Creating Online Collections
Jennifer Lafleur and Elena Vassilieva

Assessment to Innovation: Creating a Model for Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing Online
Kate McCready and Cecily Marcus

Beyond Literacy: Are Reading and Writing Doomed?
Michael Ridley

Beyond the Buzz: Planning Library Facebook Initiatives Grounded in User Needs
David Bietila, Chris Bloechl, and Elizabeth Edwards

Building Collections Cooperatively: Analysis of Collection Use in the OhioLINK Library Consortium
Edward T. O’Neill and Julia A. Gammon

Bullying or Mobbing: Is it Happening in Your Academic Library?
Susan Hubbs Motin

Campus Disconnect: Academic Libraries and the Information Needs, Skills, and Behaviors of Non-teaching University Staff
Cara Bradley

Challenges for Distance Students and Distance Librarians: Taking Advantage of the Online Environment
Julie Pohlman, Susan Skrien, Julia Sollien, and Emily Waitz

ClimateQUAL™: Organizational Climate and Diversity Assessment
Martha Kyrillidou, Charles Lowry, Paul Hanges, Juliet Aiken, and Kristina Justh

Collaborating to Build Digital Teaching Collections: A Library/IT Partnership
Joanna Burgess and Jason Parker

Conflict and Consensus—Clusters of Opinions on E-books
Susan Hurst, Kevin R. Messner, Andrew Revelle, and Aaron K. Shrimplin

Confronting the Business Lens for Accountability of General Education
Marilee Bresciani and Megan Oakleaf

Designing Comprehensive Assessment Plans: The Big Picture Leads to the Little Picture
Rachel Applegate

Digital Libraries Need Digital Organization: Identifying, Defining, and Creating New Academic Library Management Structures
John McGinty

Do the Outcomes Justify the Buzz?: An Assessment of LibGuides at Cornell University and Princeton University
Angela K. Horne, Steven M. Adams, Michael Cook, Lance Heidig, and Christian Miller

Engaging Net Gen Students in Virtual Reference: Reinventing Services to Meet Their Information Behaviors and Communication Preferences
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Marie L. Radford, and Jocelyn DeAngelis Williams

Face It! Reference Work and Politeness Theory Go Hand in Hand
Alan W. Aldrich and Carol A. Leibiger

From Babine to Yakima: Academic Libraries and Endangered Language Preservation
Gabriella Reznowski

If You Build It, Will They Care? Tracking Student Receptivity to Emerging Library Technologies
Char Booth and Christopher S. Guder

Improvisational Theater as a Tool for Enhancing Cooperation in Academic Libraries
Anthony Stamatoplos

Metadata Plus: How Libraries Assure Discovery of Locally Created Content
Melanie Feltner-Reichert, Marie Garrett, and Linda L. Phillips

Partners in Time: Creating Organic Connections Between Library and IT Divisions at Bowdoin College
Karl Maria Fattig, Christina M. Finneran, Judy Montgomery, and Rebecca Sandlin

Partnership 2.0: Designing Reference Services for Patrons in Developing Countries
Jaron Porciello

Patrons Cataloging? The Role and Quality of Patron Tagging in Item Description
William Lund and Allyson Washburn

Percolating the Power of Play
Sarah Faye Cohen, Timothy Miner, and Laurent Nishikawa

Playing on “Practice Fields”: Creating a Research and Development Culture in Academic Libraries
Craig Gibson

Publishing in Open Access Journals in the Social Sciences and Humanities: Who’s Doing it and Why?
Bryna Coonin and Leigh Younce

Putting Your Money Where your Mouth is - $$ Speak Louder Than Words
Kim Armstrong and Jay Starratt

Reaching Beyond the Summit: Are We Creating Work Environments for People to Thrive?
Gail M. Staines

Reaching Reference Excellence: Developing a Mystery Shopping Program to Measure Service Quality, Performance, and the Patron Experience
Elizabeth Kocevar-Weidinger, and Candice Benjes-Small

Recasting the Role of Comprehensive University Libraries: Starting Points for Educating Librarians on the Issues of Scholarly Communication and Institutional Repositories
Sarah Beaubien, Linda Masselink, and Jodi Tyron

Replication of the OCLC Perceptions Study: The Experience of Two Academic Libraries
Lynn Sutton and Rosann Bazirjian

Show Me the Money! The Academic Library’s Role in the Art of Grant-Seeking on Campus and in the Community
Karen Downing

Social Networking Literacy Competencies for Librarians: Exploring Considerations and Engaging Participation
Joe Murphy and Heather Moulaison

Tellin’ Our Story—Or Not: Assessment Results on Academic Library Web Sites
Meg Scharf

The TIDES Experience: Texas and Beyond
Susan Clarke and Rachel Galan

Understanding the Integrative Role of an Academic Library for Undergraduate Library Student Workers
Wil Weston

What Really are Student Learning Outcomes?
Peter Hernon

What Today’s Academic Librarians Can Tell Us About Recruiting and Retaining the Library Workforce of Tomorrow: Lessons Learned from the WILIS 1 Study
Barbara B. Moran, Paul Solomon, Joanne Gard Marshall, and Susan Rathbun-Grubb

Who Am I This Time? A Shared Library Serving Multiple Clients?
Darby L. Fanning, Emily A. Dill, and Steven J. Schmidt

Workplace Information Literacy: Cultivation Strategies for “Working Smarter” in 21st Century Libraries
Mary M. Somerville, Zaana Howard, and Anita Mirijamdotter