Fall 2018 Publications by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

As a companion to our previous post on presentations, we present some of the publications, peer-reviewed articles, and essays our Library faculty and academic professionals have published this past fall. Themes include academic copyright, library value assessment user experience in the academic e-book environment, data sharing and curation pedagogy. Peruse the selected bibliography we have provided below to learn more about these topics.

(Links to OA journal access, the DOI for individual articles, or the catalog record are provided when available.)

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Fall 2018 Presentations by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

This past fall, our Library faculty, and academic professionals traveled the world to present on a wide variety of topics. As always, we congratulate our researchers on their important contributions to the University of Illinois and to the Library and Information Science department and other disciplines. A selected bibliography of these presentations is provided below.

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Project STAND Managed by Student Life and Culture Archives Receives Grant Award from IMLS

On August 24, 2018, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded Project STAND (Student Activism Now Documented) $92,096 under the National Leadership Grant for Libraries Program. Established in Fall 2016, Project STAND is a first of its kind collaborative effort among archival repositories within academic institutions across the country to create an online portal featuring analog and digital collections that document the student activism related to historically-marginalized communities. It is a nationwide consortium of more than 50 colleges and universities. Continue reading

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Rimkus Part of Grant Award-winning Project to Improve Access to Books for Those with Print Disabilities

Kyle RimkusPreservation Librarian Kyle Rimkus, along with others at the School of Information Sciences and Disability Resources and Educational Services, are participating in a multi-institutional grant led by University Librarian John Unsworth at the University of Virginia with the goal of improving access to digitized books for patrons with print disabilities.

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