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  • An Assessment of e-Book Collection Development Practices among Romance Language Librarians 

    Reyes, Betsaida M.; Devlin, Frances A. (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020-05-29)
    PURPOSE: The purpose of this paper is to describe the collection development practices regarding e-books among librarians who manage French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish (Romance) materials. The authors aim to describe ...
  • She-Ra and the Princesses of Power as Queer Monomyth 

    Thomas, Paul A. (Wiley, 2020-12-08)
    In this essay, the author considers the animated television program She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018-20) and argues two main things: First, that the She-Ra reboot can be read as monomythic, and second, that it ...
  • Business 120 Case Study Module 

    Avila, L.Marie; Orth-Alfie, Carmen; Hartness, Julie; Mahan, Natalie (University of Kansas Libraries, 2020-12-01)
    This module introduces BUS 120 students to the BEAM analysis for organizing information. Students in BUS 120 complete a case study about a local business that culminates in a presentation of a marketing plan for that ...
  • Remembering the Future 

    Brooks-Kieffer, Jamene (2020-10-16)
    This presentation reviews four previous closing reflections presented by the author at prior Midwest Data Librarian Symposium (MDLS) events. The talk compares the supportive environment that has become the norm at MDLS ...
  • Reverting Hegemonic Ideology: Research Librarians and Information Professionals as "Critical Editors" of Wikipedia 

    Thomas, Paul A. (Association of College and Research Libraries, 2020)
    While many LIS publications have focused on Wikipedia, no LIS study has yet to use intersectional class analysis to consider the site as a transmitter and reproducer of hegemonic ideology. Using both Antonio Gramsci and ...
  • Wikipedia and participatory culture: Why fans edit 

    Thomas, Paul A. (Organization for Transformative Works, 2016-09-15)
    Online, fans of popular culture media partake in participatory culture in various ways, such as writing fan fiction and scrutinizing media on message boards. Another way they do so is by editing relevant articles in the ...
  • Exploring the Land of Ooo: An Unofficial Overview and Production History of Cartoon Network's Adventure Time 

    Thomas, Paul A. (University of Kansas Libraries, 2020-07-10)
    Exploring the Land of Ooo is a detailed consideration of Adventure Time, the colorful and exuberant animated television series that initially aired from 2010–18 on Cartoon Network. Created by visionary artist Pendleton ...
  • University 101 Instructor Manual -- 2019 

    Becker, Jill K.; Reed, Michelle; Gamble, Stephanie; Branstiter, Callie Wiygul; Mahan, Natalie; Simmons, Samantha B. (University of Kansas Libraries, 2020-05)
    The University 101 Information Literacy Unit Instructor Manual describes a three-day information literacy unit that is integrated into first-year experience courses at the University of Kansas.
  • Practical Tools for Telling Your Fulbright Story 

    Giullian, Jon; Tryanski, Bob (2019-07-24)
    This session provide a practical overview of the tools used for online storytelling and how Fulbright participatns can maximize the impact of their story online. Bob Tryanski, professional storyteller, introduces the art ...
  • Open Access Electronic Journal Publishing: Opportunities at KU 

    Reed, Marianne A. (2020-01-10)
    This presentation discusses journal publishing opportunities offered by the University of Kansas Libraries, the reasons why library journal publishing programs were developed, and how that affects the motivations and ...
  • Journal Programs and Cross-Disciplinary Research 

    Reed, Marianne A. (2019-07-11)
    This presentation outlines why library journal publishing programs are uniquely suited to supporting the publication of groundbreaking peer-reviewed cross-disciplinary research. Library publishing programs were one ...
  • Journal Programs and Cross-Disciplinary Research 

    Reed, Marianne A. (University of Kansas, Merrill Advanced Studies Center, 2019-12-20)
    In order for innovative cross-disciplinary research to find its audience, it must be easily discovered by scholars, professional practitioners, and the public. Journal publishing programs in libraries operate under the ...
  • “IO: In the Open” Blog, March 2016-October 2019 

    Smith, Kevin L.; Buckland, Amy; Cross, Will; Finnie, Ellen; Hathcock, April; Hswe, Patricia; Macklin, Lisa; Sherer, John; Shreeves, Sarah; Stewart, Claire; Sutton, Shan (2020-01-21)
  • Integrating Research Skills into the German Studies Curriculum 

    Vanchena, Lorie A.; Emler, Trina; Devlin, Frances A.; Vyatkina, Nina; Arsenault, Emily; Meyertholen, Andrea; Linden, Ari (2019-05-10)
    The faculty expected students in the capstone course to complete requirements for a content-rich course and also produce a research paper in German, but discovered that most students did not have the research skills to ...
  • "No, no, we prefer print": Why do Romance language librarians buy eBooks? 

    Reyes, Betsaida M.; Devlin, Frances A. (2019-06-29)
    While the literature on eBooks is extensive, there are only a handful of studies focused on the perspectives of librarians. To answer this question, two librarians distributed a survey to ARL member institutions in 2017 ...
  • The NIH public access policy did not harm biomedical journals 

    Peterson, A. Townsend; Johnson, Paul E.; Barve, Narayani; Emmett, Ada; Greenberg, Marc L.; Bolick, Josh; Qiao, Huijie (Public Library of Science, 2019-10-23)
    The United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) imposed a public access policy on all publications for which the research was supported by their grants; the policy was drafted in 2004 and took effect in 2008. The ...
  • Romani grammar 

    Courthiade, Marcel (G. Husic, 2019)
    An English translation of: Courthiade, Marcel. Gramatika e gjuhës rrome, 1989.
  • Structures in Tension: Navigating Fast and Slow in the Neoliberal University 

    Brooks-Kieffer, Jamene (2019-10-01)
    This presentation draws on concepts of Slow and Fast articulated in popular and scholarly literature to examine the equity of access to time in the neoliberal university. The talk emphasizes an ethics of care described in ...
  • The Collecting Practices for Art Exhibition Catalogs at Academic Libraries in the United States and Canada 

    Back, Andi (University of Chicago Press, 2018)
    Reporting on the results of a survey conducted in spring 2017, the author offers insight into the contemporary trends and challenges of collecting US, Canadian, and European print and digital art exhibition catalogs by ...

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