Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

Volume 14, Number 3, 2019

Table of contents (17 articles)


Research Articles

  1. The Library’s Impact on University Students’ Academic Success and Learning
  2. Reuse of Wikimedia Commons Cultural Heritage Images on the Wider Web
  3. Academic Librarians’ Educational Factors and Perceptions of Teaching Transformation: An Exploratory Examination
  4. “Don’t Make Me Feel Dumb”: Transfer Students, the Library, and Acclimating to a New Campus
  5. Using Ethnographic Methods to Explore How International Business Students Approach Their Academic Assignments and Their Experiences of the Spaces They Use for Studying
  6. An Analysis of Student Performance at the Intersection of Diversity and Information Literacy

Using Evidence in Practice

Evidence Summaries

  1. Survey Confirms Strong Support for Intellectual Freedom in Public Collection Development Librarians / Oltmann, S. M. (2019). Important Factors in Midwestern Public Librarians’ Views on Intellectual Freedom and Collection Development: Part 1. The Library Quarterly, 89(1), 2-15. https://doi.org/10.1086/700659
  2. Emotions Expressed in Online Discussion Forums are Associated with Information Poverty and Level of Information Need / Ruthven, I., Buchanan, S., & Jardine, C. (2018). Isolated, overwhelmed, and worried: Young first-time mothers asking for information and support online. Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology, 69(9), 1073-1083. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24037
  3. Public Youth Librarians Use Technology in Ways that Align with Connected Learning Principles but Face Challenges with Implementation / Subramaniam, M., Scaff, L., Kawas, S., Hoffman, K. M., & Davis, K. (2018). Using technology to support equity and inclusion in youth library programming: Current practices and future opportunities. The Library Quarterly, 88(4), 315–331. https://doi.org/10.1086/699267
  4. Academic Library Use is Positively Related to a Variety of Educational Outcomes / Soria, K. M., Fransen, J., & Nackerud, S. (2017). Beyond books: The extended academic benefits of library use for first-year college students. College & Research Libraries, 78(1), 8-22. https://doi.org/10.5860/crl.78.1.8
  5. There Can Be No Single Approach for Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Academic Libraries, but Sensory-Friendly Spaces and Clear Policies May Help / Anderson, A. (2018). Autism and the academic library: A study of online communication. College & Research Libraries, 79(5), 645-658. https://doi.org/10.5860/crl.79.5.645
  6. Libraries May Teach Some Skills through Mobile Application Games / Kaneko, K., Saito, Y., Nohara, Y., Kudo, E., & Yamada, M. (2018). Does physical activity enhance learning performance? Learning effectiveness of game-based experiential learning for university library instruction. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 44(5), 569-581. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2018.06.002
  7. Publons Peer Evaluation Metrics are not Reliable Measures of Quality or Impact / Ortega, J. L. (2019). Exploratory analysis of Publons metrics and their relationship with bibliometric and altmetric impact. Aslib Journal of Information Management, 71(1), 124–136. https://doi.org/10.1108/AJIM-06-2018-0153
  8. Dewey Decimal Classification Trending Downward in U.S. Academic Libraries, but Unlikely to Disappear Completely / Lund, B., & Agbaji, D. (2018). Use of Dewey Decimal Classification by academic libraries in the United States. Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, 56(7), 653-661. https://doi.org/10.1080/01639374.2018.1517851


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