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  • Gray, James D. (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    Will your College opt for a new library management? Why would a corporation, albeit a small management corporation, be interested in managing your library? Why would your College be interested in turning over the management ...
  • Andrews, Judy (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    The United States has long had a tradition of free access to government information. How is that changing with the advent of putting information into electronic format? What changes must academic libraries make in order ...
  • Snyder, Carolyn A.; Logue, Susan; Preece, Barbara (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    For years some libraries have provided library services to faculty and students involved in distance education, an environment in which students were not physically on the originating campus of the course. The authors will ...
  • de Jesus Ayala Schueneman, Maria; Schueneman, Bruce C. (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    This paper examines the university in the context of postmodernism. The integrated ideal of the past is contrasted with the fragmentary reality of the present, both in terms of educational institutions and individual ...
  • Goetsch, Lori A. (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    Technology has had a profound impact on libraries, and they have responded by adopting various organizational strategies. However, many libraries continue to organize by functional units, and job responsibilities remain ...
  • Winston, Mark (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    One of our diversity-related goals is to broaden the number of perspectives represented in academic library decisionmaking, administration and library services. The literature related to recruitment theory addresses the ...
  • Lam, Kwan-Yau (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    The diverse ideas and information found on the World Wide Web can be important information and educational resources for an ethnically diverse student population. This paper examines the kind of information and support ...
  • Greer, Gary; Hare, Chris (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    For more than a decade, business and economics researchers have written and discussed the term "productivity paradox." Economist Robert Solow's often quoted remark "we see computers everywhere but in the productivity ...
  • Kibbee, Jo (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    In keeping with ACRL's theme of "partnerships," this paper explores an evolving partnership between the library and computer-savvy humanities faculty regarding the use of advanced technologies for research and instruction. ...
  • McCann, Linda (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    Results of a faculty survey show that there is significant interest in electronic publication of research and that the library can play an important role in the venture. This research project identified perceived obstacles ...
  • Farber, Evan (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    Most college librarians agree that weeding their collections is important, yet few do it -- time and potential faculty objections are the main reasons for such neglect. One way to help the situation would be to provide a ...
  • DeFelice, Barbara (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    The nature of the information in scholarly electronic journals and the use made of that information needs to be better understood by academic librarians seeking to serve faculty and students effectively. This paper is based ...
  • O'Keeffe, Julie (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    This paper reports findings from a 1996 survey which examined job preparedness of library directors at four-year colleges in twelve Midwest states. The survey measured: a) qualifications possessed at the time each person ...
  • Favini, Robert (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    Technology has become a dominant factor in the daily operation of academic libraries. In small-to-medium-sized institutions the introduction of technology could not have happened with out the assistance of the academic ...
  • Rapple, Brendan (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    With the advent of the electronic library, the teaching function of librarians is becoming more and more crucial. However, though library schools are facing the challenge of preparing librarians to utilize the technological ...
  • Winston, Mark (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    One of our diversity-related goals is to broaden the number of perspectives represented in academic library decisionmaking, administration and library services. The literature related to recruitment theory addresses the ...
  • Kirk, Thomas G. Jr.; Taylor, Nancy; Penhale, Sara (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    Bibliographic instruction at Earlham College has developed over the last thirty years into a program of course-integrated instruction extending throughout the college curriculum. We have developed a method for measuring ...
  • Shabb, Cynthia H.; Rieke, Judith L. (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    Academic librarians continue to look for innovative ways to enhance libraries' collections and increase access to electronic resources despite higher costs and tight budgets. Libraries are facilitating electronic access ...
  • Harvey, Kay E.; Dewald, Nancy H. (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)
    If the academic library is at the center of a liberal education, then librarians must be proactive and aggressively pursue opportunities to collaborate with teaching faculty and technical support personnel in the new ...
  • Austin, David L.; Hodson, James (Association of College & Research Libraries, 1997)

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