Citations with the tag: INFORMATION services -- User education

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  • Use & user studies.
    Altman, Ellen; Pratt, Allan // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jul95, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p334 

    Presents an abstract of the article `The Policy of User Studies,' by Ann Peterson Bishop and Cliff Bishop about the role of user studies in policy making, published in a 1995 issue of `Serials Review.'

  • User & user studies.
    Pratt, Allan; Altman, Ellen // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Sep95, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p419 

    Reviews the articles `Quality in Information Services: Do Users and Librarians Differ in Their Expectations?' by Susan Edwards and Mairead Browne in `Library & Information Science Research' dated Spring 1995, and `Students' Perceived Effectiveness Using the University Library,' by Cheryl Ann...

  • Vendors get a week off--today we gripe about users who won't learn new tricks.
    Foster, Ed // InfoWorld; 1/23/95, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p66 

    Editorial. Focuses on problems faced by American vendors in persuading staff to learn and take an ongoing interest in how to use their applications effectively. Lack of initiative and curiosity in learning how the applications can help them work better; Call for ideas to help solve the problem...

  • Department of Veterans Affairs' Implementation of Information Security Education Assistance Program.
    Foster, Ed // GAO Reports; 12/18/2009, p1 

    A letter is presented from Information Security Issues Director Gregory C. Wilshusen and Information Management and Human Capital Issues Director Valerie C. Melvin to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives concerning the implementation of Information...

  • Off we go cybernetting.
    Joseph, Linda // Multimedia Schools; Mar/Apr95, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p36 

    Provides information on building a solid Internet staff development program that is essential for integrating information access skills into the school curriculum. Requirements for creating a school or district model for teaching Internet skills; Instructional design; Facility development;...

  • SISI: Shallow Information Skills Instruction.
    Joseph, Linda // School Library Media Activities Monthly; Dec2001, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p4 

    Discusses the leadership role of library media specialists in the kinds of research and information skills that should be taught to students. Importance of teaching students the critical use of information; Services offered by the specialists to students.

  • Editor's Note.
    Joseph, Linda // Political Intelligence Briefing; 10/3/2012, p68 

    In this article, the author highlights the positive aspect of this journal which focuses on politics-neutral approach, encourage users and provide a range of parameters for political study.

  • Preface to the Special Issue on Personalization in Social Web systems.
    Brusilovsky, Peter; Chin, David // User Modeling & User-Adapted Interaction; Apr2013, Vol. 23 Issue 2/3, p83 

    A preface to the book "User Modeling & User-Adapted Interaction," by Peter Brusilovsky and David N. Chin is presented.

  • Transporting Good Library Instruction Practices into the Web Environment: An Analysis of Online Tutorials.
    Dewald, Nancy H. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jan1999, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p26 

    Presents information on a study which analyzes online tutorial, a good library instruction practices. Situations that challenge librarians to provide instruction in research skills at times and places convenient to students; Characteristics of good library instruction; Results and discussion of...

  • DELEGATE AND FIRST CONVENTION ORIENTATION.
    Dewald, Nancy H. // Women in Business; Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p5 

    Deals with the orientation session of the 2002 American Business Women's Association National Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Scope of the orientation; Schedule of the orientation session.

  • Strengthening a Limb...Changing an Image.
    Dewald, Nancy H. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Nov82, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p263 

    Editorial. Focuses on various issues concerning bibliographic instruction (BI). Information on several workshops and seminars for BI; Role and responsibilities of public service librarians; Common views about libraries.

  • A Second Opinion--.
    Dyson, Allan J.; Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jul78, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p160 

    This article comments on the progress of library-use instruction in university undergraduate libraries in the U.S. as of July 1978. Preliminary returns from a recent survey of such libraries show a substantial amount of staff energy devoted to library instruction programs. In many cases this...

  • A Third Opinion--.
    Breivik, Patricia Senn; Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jul78, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p161 

    This article argues that library user education programs in the U.S. need to be established on the basis of desired learner outcomes that are measurable. The establishing of valid evaluation procedures is a difficult task at best, particularly since it means that desired learner outcomes must...

  • A Fourth Opinion--.
    Gwinn, Nancy E.; Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jul78, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p161 

    This article comments on the progress of library user education programs in the U.S. as of July 1978. The Council on Library Resources has developed such programs as the College Library Program and the Library Service Enhancement Program under the assumption that if academic libraries are to be...

  • Library Instruction.
    Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jan1980, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p342 

    Comments on the value and methodology of library instruction activity in academic libraries in the U.S. and Great Britain as of January 1980. Challenges posed on library instruction in large academic libraries in the U.S.; Significance of teaching information systems as a concept; Factors that...

  • A Fourth Opinion -- Sheila Laidlaw.
    Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Nov77, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p289 

    This article presents views on the improvement of user education activity in bibliographic instruction. A thorough evaluation of programs of library instruction is needed in relation to the needs of the changing clientele. Students and faculty members would derive increased benefits and...

  • About ICON Group International, Inc.
    Kirkendall, Carolyn // Cambodia Economic Studies; 2007, preceding p15 

    The article offers information about ICON Group International Inc. Created in 1994, the company has been known to be a publisher of hundreds of multi-client databases, and global/regional market data, industry and country publications. Its publication and services are reflective of its primary...

  • Using Statistical Tests to Evaluate Library Instruction Sessions.
    Glogoff, Stuart // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jan1979, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p438 

    This article discusses methods and merits of objectivity of the library instruction evaluation at Pennsylvania State University. Evaluating library instruction is topical in academic librarianship. Pre and posttests are used to evaluate the effectiveness of the instruction. The librarians...

  • 6 DISCLAIMERS, WARRANTEES, AND USER AGREEMENT PROVISIONS: 6.2 ICON GROUP INTERNATIONAL, INC. USER AGREEMENT PROVISIONS.
    Glogoff, Stuart // Belgium Economic Studies; 2007, p392 

    The article provides information concerning the user agreement provisions of ICON Group International Inc. in the use of the report. It talks about the agreement between the user and the company on the company's report in terms of ownership, restrictions of use, warranty, limitation of liability...

  • OEM installs data tools for MD.
    Leavitt, Wendy // Fleet Owner; Aug2007, Vol. 102 Issue 8, p74 

    The article reports on the easy-to-read vehicle "health report" to be introduced by Isuzu Commercial Truck of North America. The new report is designed to provide information about the engine, emissions, fuel economy, PTO hours and driver operating habits to help customers reduce costs, improve...

  • Keeping Good Company.
    Scheraga, Dan // Chain Store Age; Nov2004, Vol. 80 Issue 11, p66 

    Presents an article on the experiences in attending a user conference of a retail technology solutions provider in Salt Lake City, Utah. Reasons for the increased popularity of user groups; Topics discussed at the conference; Benefits of user conferences.

  • An Opinion--Jeanne Dittmar.
    Dittmar, Jeanne // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jan1978, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p344 

    Presents an opinion on what will be the permanent effects of the 1976 Library Service Enhancement Program activity on the library's instruction programs in the United States.

  • A Second Opinion--Louise P. Gerity.
    Gerity, Louise P. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jan1978, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p344 

    Presents an opinion on what will be the permanent effects of the 1976 Library Service Enhancement Program activity on the library's instruction programs in the United States.

  • A Third Opinion--Laurel Maughan.
    Maughan, Laurel // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jan1978, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p345 

    Presents an opinion on what will be the permanent effects of the 1976 Library Service Enhancement Program activity on the library's instruction programs in the United States.

  • A Fourth Opinion--Jane T Pressau.
    Pressau, Jane T. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jan1978, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p345 

    Presents an opinion on what will be the permanent effects of the 1976 Library Service Enhancement Program activity on the library's instruction programs in the United States.

  • A Fifth Opinion--Joyce C. Werner.
    Werner, Joyce C. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jan1978, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p345 

    Presents an opinion on what will be the permanent effects of the 1976 Library Service Enhancement Program activity on the library's instruction programs in the United States.

  • A Sixth Opinion--Larry Hardesty.
    Hardesty, Larry // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jan1978, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p345 

    Presents an opinion on what will be the permanent effects of the 1976 Library Service Enhancement Program activity on the library's instruction programs in the United States.

  • Use of Library Resources by Staff and Students of Secondary Schools in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State.
    Arua, Uche; Chinaka, George I. // Library Philosophy & Practice; Feb2011, p9 

    This article presents a study on the use of library resources and user education in secondary school libraries by staff and students in the Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria. The research objectives of the study include an assessment of the resources located in secondary...

  • Contextual Partitioning for Comprehension of OODB Schemas.
    Huanying Gu; Perl, Yehoshua; Halper, Michael; Geller, James; Neuhold, Erich J. // Knowledge & Information Systems; May2004, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p315 

    Object-oriented databases (OODBs) have been utilized for complex modeling tasks within a variety of application domains. The OODB schema, typically expressed in a graphical notation, can serve as a useful presentation tool for the information contained in the underlying OODB. However, such a...

  • Library Lectures and Their Evaluation: A Survey.
    Hernon, Peter // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jul75, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p14 

    Library lectures are seen as one means for instructing students about library resources, organization and services. This paper surveys academic library, lecture programs given in the classroom, and records the opinions of 112 librarians about the role such lectures play in outreach programs....

  • An Opinion--.
    Boisse, Joe; Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Sep76, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p188 

    The article expresses views on whether bibliographic instruction should be an integral and permanent component of an academic library's total service program. While bibliographic instruction is not entirely a new concept, for the most part librarians have historically relied on accidental...

  • A Second Opinion--.
    Benson, Stanley H.; Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Sep76, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p189 

    The article expresses views on whether bibliographic instruction should be an integral and permanent component of an academic library's total service program. The need for library use instruction in college and university libraries has been recognized for a long time. Beginning with Harvey...

  • "It's all gone Woolly.".
    Monk, Clare // Legal Information Management; Spring2005, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p58 

    This article recounts the experiences of the library team at U.S. law firm Sidley Austin about the merging of two separate library sites in its new location at the Woolgate Exchange building in London, England on May 10, 2004. The team's first priority following the move was to aid...

  • Library Instruction: Then and Now.
    Poiner, Gayle // Nebraska Library Association Quarterly; Winter2004, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p28 

    The article presents the author's narrative of a comparison of library instruction: then and now. Faculty and librarians have long recognized the need to teach students about the library and its resources. My first professional library experience began in the early 1970's at Memphis State...

  • Supporting Cooperation in the SPADE-1 Environment.
    Bandinelli, Sergio; Nitto, Elisabetta Di; Fuggetta, Alfonso // IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering; Dec96, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p841 

    Software development is a cooperative activity that heavily relies on the quality and effectiveness of the communication channels established within the development team and with the end-user. In the software engineering field, several Software Engineering Environments (SEE) have been developed...

  • Achievement Testing.
    Callison, Daniel // School Library Media Activities Monthly; Oct2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p39 

    Reveals the aptitudes that might need to be present for a student to be successful in application of information skills and reaching high levels in the information inquiry process. Types of examination that have relevance to information skills instruction; What can be used to establish rubrics...

  • Ramping Up the One-Shot.
    Badke, William // Online; Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p47 

    The article offers ideas for information literacy librarians on ways to offer one-shot orientation sessions. The author notes that a one-hour orientation does not make an information-literate student. He adds that one-shot orientation might work if a follow-up assignment or test will be offered....

  • A Fifth Opinion--.
    Tongate, John; Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jan1977, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p305 

    These article presents the opinion of the author about academic instruction librarians who consider the use of audio-visual presentations as indispensable to a successful orientation or instruction program. Audio-visual presentations are not indispensable to a successful library orientation or...

  • Tutorial Library Instruction: The Freshman Program at Berea College.
    Hughes, Phyllis; Flandreau, Arthur // Journal of Academic Librarianship; May80, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p91 

    The program of tutorial library instruction at Berea College, Berea, Kentucky, represents perhaps the only active, long-standing freshman research instruction program based entirely on tutorial procedures. It is based on the assumption that individualized hands-on instruction in the library is a...

  • Library Instruction.
    Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; May80, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p96 

    An academic reference librarian in the United States has pointed out some inherent problems with a commonly used method of library instruction, the on-demand lecture. Such instruction usually takes the form of an individual library session presented at the request of an individual faculty...

  • An Opinion -- William Prince.
    Prince, William // Journal of Academic Librarianship; May80, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p96 

    A librarian from the State University of New York, Buffalo, declares that it is true that not all faculty are receptive to on-demand library instruction, and that it may also be true that a number of faculty can teach effectively without ever having their students use the library and its...

  • A Second Opinion -- Wayne Meyer.
    Meyer, Wayne // Journal of Academic Librarianship; May80, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p96 

    A librarian from Ball State University declares that it is really difficult to plan and organize a comprehensive bibliographic instruction (BI) program. It is important to fight the good fight on both fronts, and strike some pragmatic balance between short- and long-range efforts. The BI...

  • A Third Opinion -- Maureen Pastine.
    Pastine, Maureen // Journal of Academic Librarianship; May80, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p97 

    A librarian from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, declares that bibliographic instruction is most effective when coupled with serious, in-depth library assignments which are integrated into course-related instruction. It is not impossible to persuade faculty to require, or at least...

  • A Fourth Opinion -- Janice T. Koyama.
    Koyama, Janice T. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; May80, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p97 

    A librarian from California State University, Long Beach, points out that perhaps librarians should think twice before engaging in a relentless search for faculty support which may sometimes be unnecessary to implement a viable library instruction program. Expectations that disinterested faculty...

  • A Fifth Opinion -- Carol F. Ahmad.
    Ahmad, Carol F. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; May80, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p97 

    A librarian from Oklahoma State University declares that on-demand lectures for library instruction are profitable for faculty and students, as well as librarians, in order to meet a short-term but critical need. However, they can never substitute for a well-planned program of graduate library...

  • Reducing Library Anxiety in First-Year Students.
    Van Scoyoc, Anna M. // Reference & User Services Quarterly; Summer2003, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p329 

    Focuses on a study which examined whether computer-assisted instruction and traditional bibliographic instruction sessions reduced library anxiety among first-year college students. Evaluation of bibliographic instruction and computer-assisted instruction; Data from participating students;...

  • DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONMAKING.
    Davis, Michelle R. // Education Week; 12/12/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p5 

    The article focuses on the data systems used in the Natrona County school district in Casper, Wyoming. The data systems were found to be inefficient and disconnected by the researchers at the University of Texas. The research recommended that the district construct a series of goals, including...

  • The Relationship of Entrepreneurial Orientation, Vincentian Values and Economic and Social Performance in Social Enterprise.
    Miles, Morgan P.; Verreynne, Martie-Louise; Luke, Belinda; Eversole, Robyn; Barraket, Josephine // Review of Business; Summer2013, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p91 

    The article focuses on a study which examined the adoption of entrepreneurship by a social enterprise in Australia by using orientation scale and developed a scale to measure social value orientation (SVO). The study reveals that in Australian social enterprises, economic performance was not...

  • Guru Quest Milking the cash cow... and just milking cows.
    Miles, Morgan P.; Verreynne, Martie-Louise; Luke, Belinda; Eversole, Robyn; Barraket, Josephine // Training & Development (1839-8561); Aug2012, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p36 

    The article offers tips on resourceful resourcing. It informs that the team member who is on the lowest pay scale should be approached and they should be made responsible for creating work for the student and monitoring their progress. It also informs that students should be given a full...

  • Keys to Successful Systems Administration.
    Akins, M.L.; Griffin, J.R. // Computers in Libraries; Mar1999, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p66 

    Discusses strategies for systems administrators in libraries. The importance of training users in the computer system and its relevant components; Update of documentation, both vendor-supplied and in-house; First-level help desk support that must be available; Methodology for change management,...

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