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.

  • 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...

  • Editor's Note.
    Dewald, Nancy H. // 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.

  • DELEGATE AND FIRST CONVENTION ORIENTATION.
    Brusilovsky, Peter; Chin, David // 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.

  • 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...

  • Strengthening a Limb...Changing an Image.
    Kirkendall, Carolyn // 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...

  • The Special Library on Campus: A Model for Library Orientations Aimed at Academic Administration, Faculty, and Support Staff.
    Hurst, Leslie // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jul2003, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p231 

    Describes the methodology and considerations behind the development of an academic library orientation program for faculty, administration and support staff. Library and information seeking behavior of academic administration and staff; Things that library staff wanted the academic...

  • About ICON Group International, Inc.
    Hurst, Leslie // 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...

  • ASIS Seeks Nominations.
    Glogoff, Stuart // Information Today; Mar1984, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p34 

    This article reports that the American Society for Information Science (ASIS) in accepting nominations for three awards to be presented at the ASIS 84 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 21-26, 1984. A Student Paper Contest award, designed to encourage information science...

  • 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.

  • Library Instruction.
    Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Nov77, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p288 

    This article presents a question for the promoters of bibliographic instruction within the library's total service program concerning the improvement of user education activity. Professional library instruction activity has been firmly recognized as a legitimate area within the American Library...

  • An Opinion -- Pieter van Brakel.
    Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Nov77, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p288 

    This article presents views on the improvement of user education activity in bibliographic instruction. User education should be implemented within a framework of educational theory. Certain aspects of educational theory, such as instructional and lecture methods and use of audio-visual...

  • A Second Opinion -- John Kupersmith.
    Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Nov77, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p288 

    This article presents views on the improvement of user education activity in bibliographic instruction. People need to become involved with more aspects of the library user's experience than are usually considered to be the province of library orientation or bibliographic instruction. Tours,...

  • A Third Opinion -- Denny Phillips.
    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. People are well aware of the need for providing instruction in the use of libraries, and many have achieved a good deal of success in getting into the classroom. Questionnaires distributed...

  • A Fifth Opinion -- Brian Nielsen.
    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. The thing that is forefront in bibliographic instruction is a series of related questions about the knowledge and attitudes of freshmen towards libraries. If academic librarians are not...

  • 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.

  • A Historical Perspective: The Root Cause for the Underdevelopment of User Services in Chinese Academic Libraries.
    Liao, Jing // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Mar2004, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p109 

    The low prioritizing of user service is a longstanding problem in Chinese academic libraries. While acknowledging various external and internal obstacles for this problem, this article argues that traditional library culture, as demonstrated throughout the article, constitutes the root cause for...

  • 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...

  • Phishing, Pharming, Spimming, and Spoofing.
    Gibler, Paul // Credit Union Executive Newsletter; 4/18/2005, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p7 

    Reports on the rise of identity theft and online theft on the destruction of account information. Threat of identity theft for the phasing attack of account information in business; Change of online financial behavior of consumers due to the growth of threats by online crooks; Presentation of...

  • 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...

  • Pitt's Undergraduate Information Science Program Ranks Fourth in Nation.
    Benson, Stanley H.; Kirkendall, Carolyn // Information Today; May1993, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p12 

    The article reports that the University of Pittsburgh's undergraduate program in information science has been ranked fourth in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Created in 1979, the Bachelor of Science in Information Science (BSIS) comprises an interdisciplinary course of study that includes such...

  • A Self-Paced Workbook Program for Beginning College Students.
    Renford, Beverly L. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Sep78, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p200 

    A workbook program at Pennsylvania State University involves almost all entering students. The program is conducted through the English Department. The workbook may not prove to be the best way to instruct students in library skills, but it is one of the only ways to reach large numbers of...

  • A Closer Look at "Directional" Questions.
    Mancuso, Mary // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Sep78, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p214 

    One reason librarianship is weak and staggering is that some librarians are giving simple directional answers to questions that are disguised pleas for library instruction and require the exercise of reference skills learned in an academic degree in library science. Students pose four kinds of...

  • Library Instruction A Column of Opinion.
    Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Sep78, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p218 

    When discussing the wide variety of issues that the topic of library use education continues to elicit, one is guaranteed to encounter almost as many different viewpoints as there are different academic library situations,, Just as the needs of the library clientele differ, so do the instruction...

  • Library/Bibliographic Instruction: How Is It Defined?--.
    Forshaw, Louise H.; Kuncaitis, Yadwiga; Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Sep78, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p218 

    The term, library or bibliographic instruction, is defined in many ways. The word bibliography comes from two Greek words meaning book and write. The term bibliographic instruction signifies the use and understanding of books. Library instruction refers to the use of buildings, locations,...

  • Library Skills Workbooks--.
    Crittenden, Bob; Kirkendall, Carolyn // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Sep78, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p218 

    The article presents views of the author on library skills workbooks. The evolving credit courses in library skills are worth continuing, but I have very strong feelings against the methodology that many library courses use. We could aim higher. We could give and get more. As tempting as the...

  • Areas of Concern--.
    Patterson, Thomas H. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Sep78, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p219 

    A number of arguments could be raised concerning the relationship between library instruction, library management and faculty status for academic librarians. Questions that can be used include, the necessity of participatory or democratic form of library management for an effective...

  • "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...

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