Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

Volume 14, Number 4, 2019

Table of contents (18 articles)


Research Articles

  1. Local Users, Consortial Providers: Seeking Points of Dissatisfaction with a Collaborative Virtual Reference Service
  2. Library Supported Open Access Funds: Criteria, Impact, and Viability
  3. Connecting Users to Articles: An Analysis of the Impact of Article Level Linking on Journal Use Statistics
  4. An Analysis of Digital Library Publishing Services in Ukrainian Universities
  5. Using Information Practices of Nurses to Reform Information Literacy Instruction in Baccalaureate Nursing Programs

Review Articles

  1. Librarian Co-Authored Systematic Reviews are Associated with Lower Risk of Bias Compared to Systematic Reviews with Acknowledgement of Librarians or No Participation by Librarians
  2. A Rapid Review of the Reporting and Characteristics of Instruments Measuring Satisfaction with Reference Service in Academic Libraries

Using Evidence in Practice

  1. Using Inventory Data to Enhance Music Collections

Evidence Summaries

  1. Weak Correlation Between Circulation and Citation Numbers Suggests that both Data Points should be Considered when Deselecting Print Monographs / White, B. (2017). Citations and circulation counts: Data sources for monograph deselection in research library collections. College & Research Libraries, 78(1), 53–65. https://doi.org/10.5860/crl.78.1.53
  2. First-year Student Essays Shed Light on their Experience of ACRL Framework Threshold Concepts / Dempsey, P. R., & Jagman, H. (2016). I felt like such a freshman: First-year students crossing the library threshold. portal: Libraries and the Academy, 16(1), 89-107. https://doi.org/10.1353/pla.2016.0011
  3. Promoting the Library to Distance Education Students and Faculty Can Increase Use and Awareness, but Libraries Should Assess their Efforts / Bonella, L., Pitts, J., & Coleman, J. (2017). How do we market to distance populations, and does it work?: Results from a longitudinal study and a survey of the profession. Journal of Library Administration, 57(1), 69–86. https://doi.org/10.1080/01930826.2016.1202720
  4. Installing Noise Activated Warning Signs in Library Quiet Spaces Does Not Appear to Reduce Actual or Perceived Noise Levels / Lange, J., Miller-Nesbitt, A., & Severson, S. (2016). Reducing noise in the academic library: The effectiveness of installing noise meters. Library Hi Tech, 34(1), 45-63. https://doi.org/10.1108/LHT-04-2015-0034
  5. Bibliometric Analysis Provides a Detailed Map of Information Literacy Literature in the Social Sciences and Humanities / Bhardwaj, R.K. (2017). Information literacy in the social sciences and humanities: A bibliometric study. Information and Learning Science, 188(1/2), 67–89. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILS-09-2016-0068
  6. Seven Years of Noise Reduction Strategies in an Academic Library Improve Students’ Perceptions of Quiet Space, Especially Among Graduate Students / McCaffrey, C. & Breen, M. (2016). Quiet in the library: An evidence-based approach to improving the student experience. portal: Libraries and the Academy, 16(4), 775-791. http://doi.org/10.1353/pla.2016.0052
  7. Interesting Patterns Found When Academic and Public Library Use by Foreign-born Students Is Assessed Using ‘Super-Diversity’ Variables / Albarillo, F. (2018). Super-diversity and foreign-born students in academic libraries: A survey study. portal: Libraries and the Academy, 18(1), 59-91. https://doi.org/10.1353/pla.2018.0004
  8. Publication Numbers are Increasing at American Research Universities / Budd, J. (2017). Faculty publications and citations: a longitudinal examination. College & Research Libraries, 78(1), 80–89. https://doi.org/10.5860/crl.78.1.80
  9. Differences in Work/life Balance and Stress at Work Between Male and Female Academic Librarians / Galbraith, Q., Fry, L., and Garrison, M. (2016). The Impact of Faculty Status and Gender on Employee Well-being in Academic Libraries. College & Research Libraries, 77(1), 71-86. https://doi.org/10.5860/crl.77.1.71


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