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Information-seeking Behavior of International Graduate Students vs. American Graduate Students: A User Study at Virginia Tech 2005
(ACRL Publications, 2007-01)
This is a comparative study on information needs and information-seeking behavior of international graduate students and American graduate students. This user study is based on empirical data collected from an online survey ...
The impact of user frustration on humanities research
(ACRL Publications, 1981-07)
The Role of Electronic Theses and Dissertations in Graduate Education
(Council of Graduate Schools, 1998-01)
In Spring and Summer of 1997 … news outlets, in their desire to report on controversy, largely missed the point of why it is desirable to produce theses and dissertations, and indeed many other publications, in electronic ...
Open and Editable: Exploring Library Engagement in Open Educational Resource Adoption, Adaptation and Authoring
(Virginia Library Association, 2015)
Open Educational Resources (OER) have saved students millions of dollars in textbook costs and greatly expanded access to a wide variety of educational materials for countless numbers of students and life-long learners. ...
Creating Transparent Search and Discovery Algorithms
My Scandalous Future in Libraries
(Council on Library and Information Resources, 2015-07-07)
A short blog post on recent high-profile events at the Boston Public Library and the Library of Congress that led to the departure of library directors Amy Ryan and James Billington.
Using Transactional Web Archives To Handle Server Errors
We describe a web archiving application that handles server errors using the most recently archived representation of the requested web resource. The application is developed as an Apache module. It leverages the transactional ...
Big Data Processing in the Cloud: a Hydra/Sufia Experience
Presentation video available at https://connectpro.helsinki.fi/p1txjdy74ts/ This presentation addresses the challenge of processing big data in a cloud-based data repository. Using the Hydra Project’s Hydra and Sufia ...
How we went from worst practices to good practices, and became happier in the process
Our application team was struggling. We had good people and the desire to create good software, but the library as an organization did not yet have experience with software development processes. Work halted. Team members ...