Summer 2015 Publications by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

How do people use mobile devices for information seeking, and how can we best design library and information services for those who do so? How can we transform spaces and services to address the changing needs of library users? These themes are just two running through new publications by library faculty and academic professionals at the University of Illinois Library. Summer proved a productive season for new research, and in the list below you can get a hint of library contributions to these areas and others spread across diverse topics, from virtual poetry to invasive plant species to library and information science education.
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Spring 2015 Publications by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

Congratulations to the Illinois librarians and academic professionals publishing in Spring of 2015! The past several months saw book and article publications on library assessment, less commonly taught language collections, grey literature, loaning technology, 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.

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Fall 2014 Publications by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

Collaboration drives much research in libraries, and Fall 2014 publications by University of Illinois Library Faculty and Academic Professionals demonstrate the power of a good research partner whether at the same institution or elsewhere. The librarians listed below (see names in bold) published alongside researchers across the Illinois campus but also the country: they dug into questions regarding musicology research, information and digital literacies, and more. Even better? You can check out the fruits of these efforts via links to open access full text versions of articles on the publisher website or in IDEALS where available.

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Summer 2014 Publications by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

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.

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