Summer 2014 publications by University Library faculty and academic professionals reveal how much of the research they perform drives the evolution of library services. Innovating instruction for the use of archives by students, using optical character recognition to support undergraduate research with mobile apps, implementing new metadata standards: you can find all of this and more in the recent work listed below.
Check out the links for openly accessible full text of articles or preprints in our institutional repository, IDEALS, where available.
Before and after presenting at ALA (covered previously), librarians from the University of Illinois could be found presenting across the globe this summer. From Turkey to British Columbia to Wisconsin, they presented on diverse topics from media preservation to researcher profiles to data management. This post highlights some of the many places you might have seen Illinois research.
The 2014 Annual Conference of the American Library Association will include presentations by University of Illinois Library faculty on topics including coordination of digital collections and shared print initiatives, resources for genealogy research, digital humanities, the value of instructional and undergraduate research services, and more.
The conference begins with preconference activities Thursday, June 26 and runs through Tuesday, July 1. If you will be there, consider dropping by to see one of the following presentations!
Congratulations to the Illinois librarians publishing in Spring of 2014! The past several months saw book and article publications on art history, digital preservation, book collecting, and more. The following publications have been submitted to the blog. Significant research publications from those listed below are also added to the Major Publications by Library Faculty Database.