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  • Allen, Colin; Murdock, Jaimie (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-08-31)
    Research libraries continue to reinvent themselves in the face of increasing demand from users for digitized texts. As physical books move from stacks to deep storage, many researchers lament the reduction in the serendipitous ...
  • Courtney, Michael (Purdue University Press, 2014-11-01)
    A shift in user focus and information need has necessitated the development of tools to aid in the discovery of resources and, to be sure, resource discovery is arguably one of the most pressing issues that concerns libraries ...
  • Courtney, Michael; Donovan, Carrie (Routledge, 2016-05-23)
    The application of ethnographic methods to library instructional programs can provide opportunities for students to develop their own self-awareness and advance their thought processes. In addition, these methods have the ...
  • Dowding, Heidi (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016)
    As libraries are increasingly charged with long-term preservation of materials, they are having to make difficult decisions about what can be preserved and for how long. This chapter explores how open access materials are ...
  • Cohen, Rachael; Blakiston, Rebecca (Sage, 2015-06-28)
    Libraries and publishers are paying increasing attention to the information experiences of today’s emerging scholars – but what is the underlying value in understanding the researcher experience? What have we learned about ...
  • Cohen, Rachael (Indiana University Bloomington Libraries In-House Institute, 2010-05-11)
    Do you ever wonder what students really think about IUCAT? Or the libraries in general? Through traditional user studies and focus groups, I set out to discover these students' attitudes, preferences, and their overall ...
  • Moore, Kate B.; Greene, Courtney (Serials Review, 2012)
    In early 2011, an Indiana University Libraries task force was charged with selecting an open source discovery layer to serve as the public interface for IU's online catalog, IUCAT. This process included creating a rubric ...
  • Pennington, Buddy; Chapman, Suzanne; Fry, Amy; Deschenes, Amy; McDonald, Courtney Greene (Serials Review, 2016-02)
    Libraries are increasingly embracing user experience (UX) and user-centered design principles to improve the satisfaction and success of library users. Electronic resources management can utilize such principles to better ...
  • Dalmau, Michelle; Homenda, Nick (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-04-20)
    The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries' Digital Collections Services department has offered Digital Project Planning consultation services twice a week since the opening of the Scholars' Commons in September 2014. ...
  • Wheeler, Brian (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-04-06)
    The process of converting the digitized MDPI media into something that can be used for web delivery is conceptually simple: transcode each one into derivatives and transfer them to the delivery system. However, like most ...
  • Hardesty, Juliet (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-03-30)
    It is an interesting time in the libraries for metadata. We have a lot of things described and described well, but is it feasible to keep all of that description in a useful way moving forward? And how do we offer up a ton ...
  • Sanders, Doug (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-03-09)
    The manufacture of protective enclosures is part of routine work in many libraries and museums. This presentation summarizes a novel collaboration of 3-D scanning and modeling technology provided by digital technology ...
  • Osgood, Ron (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-02-10)
    “The Vietnam War/American War: Stories from All Sides” is a transmedia project that includes a PBS style documentary and participatory website. Initially funded through an IU New Frontiers Grant, currently more than 135 ...
  • Dowding, Heidi (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-01-27)
    Digital preservation is one of those phrases that means a lot to a few people and a little to a lot of people. It is often confused with digitization (preservation by digital), digital curation (of which preservation is a ...
  • Hardesty, Juliet; Clarke, Erin (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2015-12-09)
    Archives Online (http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/collections/findingaids) is a portal for accessing descriptions of Special Collections and Archives - ones chiefly containing materials other than books - from libraries, archives, ...
  • Motz, Gary (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-01-20)
    The Center for Biological Research Collections is a consortium of research-based scientific collections at Indiana University that works in close collaboration with the IU Libraries, the Advanced Visualization Laboratory, ...
  • Baer, Andrea (ALA Publishing, 2015)
    This lesson plan addresses the concept of research and information sources as reflections of larger conversations. The instruction plan is most relevant to undergraduate students, though it might be modified for other ...
  • Gniady, Tassie (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2015-12-02)
    R is a statistical package used by many digital textual analysts to explore aspects of styelometry. Here at IU, we have an instance of the popular Rstudio running on Karst to facilitate work on large corpora. However, it ...
  • Cowan, William; Floyd, Randall; Pierce, Daniel (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2015-10-14)
    Generally, when we think of a digital collection or repository, we think of digital images, ebooks, audio and video files. But some important digital collections, such a bibliographies, don’t have content per se but consist ...
  • Humbert, Joe; Richwine, Brian; Stores, Mary (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2015-11-04)
    Do you know what the term “Accessibility” means? Do you want to learn how people with disabilities access digital content? Come learn about some of the most common hurdles and barriers that people with disabilities face ...

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