Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

Volume 15, Number 1, 2020

Table of contents (24 articles)



  1. Advancing the Reference Narrative: Assessing Student Learning in Research Consultations
  2. Information Literacy Beyond Librarians: A Data/Methods Triangulation Approach to Investigating Disciplinary IL Teaching Practices
  3. Digital Health and Professional Identity in Australian Health Libraries: Evidence from the 2018 Australian Health Information Workforce Census
  4. University Students’ Changing Library Needs and Use: A Comparison of 2016 and 2018 Student Surveys
  5. Understanding EBLIP at an Organizational Level: An Initial Maturity Model
  6. Mixed Methods Research in Library and Information Science: A Methodological Review
  7. Undercover Feminist Pedagogy in Information Literacy: A Literature Review
  8. Information Literacies of PhD Students in the Health Sciences: A Review of Scholarly Articles (2009 - 2018)
  9. Developing, Implementing, and Monitoring a System for the Management of Corporate Policies: A Partnership Between Risk and Evidence
  10. Gathering Evidence for Sustainable Development Goals: An Alignment Perspective
  11. How to Develop a Validated Geographic Search Filter: Five Key Steps

Research Articles

  1. An Exploratory Study of Accomplished Librarian-Researchers

Using Evidence in Practice

Evidence Summaries

  1. Academic Social Networking Sites are Smaller, Denser Networks Conducive to Formal Identity Management, Whereas Academic Twitter is Larger, More Diffuse, and Affords More Space for Novel Connections / Jordan, K. (2019). Separating and merging professional and personal selves online: The structure and processes that shape academics’ ego-networks on academic social networking sites and Twitter. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 70(8), 830-842. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24170
  2. The Types of Publications Read by Finnish Scholars Vary with Their Purposes for Reading / Late, E., Tenopir, C., Talja, S., & Christian, L. (2019). Reading practices in scholarly work: From articles and books to blogs. Journal of Documentation, 75(3), 478-499. https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-11-2018-0178
  3. Differences in Faculty Approaches to Plagiarism Deterrence are an Opportunity for Increased Collaboration in Information Literacy Instruction / Michalak, R., Rysavy, M., Hunt, K., Worden, J., & Smith, B. (2018). Faculty perceptions of plagiarism: Insight for librarians’ information literacy programs. College and Research Libraries, 79(6), 747-767. https://doi.org/10.5860/crl.79.6.747
  4. User Education and File Standards Best Options to Ensure Open Educational Resources are Truly Open / Ovadia, S.(2019). Addressing the technical challenges of open educational resources.portal: Libraries and the Academy, 19(1), 79-93. https://doi.org/10.1353/pla.2019.0005
  5. Engineering Students and Professionals Report Different Levels of Information Literacy Needs and Challenges / Phillips, M., Fosmire, M., Turner, L., Petersheim, K., & Lu, J. (2019). Comparing the information needs and experiences of undergraduate students and practicing engineers. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 45(1), 39-49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2018.12.004
  6. Libraries Support First-Generation Students through Services and Spaces, but Can Do More / Arch, X., & Gilman, I. (2019). First principles: Designing services for first-generation students. College & Research Libraries, 80(7), 996–1012. https://doi.org/10.5860/crl.80.7.996
  7. Survey Applies Public Collection Development Librarians' Support for Intellectual Freedom to Collection Process / Oltmann, S. M. (2019). Important factors in Midwestern public librarians’ views on intellectual freedom and collection development: Part 2. The Library Quarterly, 89(2), 156-172. https://doi.org/10.1086/702203
  8. Variation among Copies of Titles Catalogued as Identical Should Inform Retention Decisions / Teper, J. H. (2019). Considering “sameness” of monographic holdings in shared print retention decisions. Library Resources & Technical Services, 63(1), 29-45. https://doi.org/10.5860/lrts.63n1.29
  9. Focused Bedside Education May Improve Engagement of Hospitalized Patients with Their Patient Portals / Greysen, S.R., Harrison, J.D., Rareshide, C., Magan, Y., Seghal, N., Rosenthal, J., Jacolbia, R., & Auerbach, A.D. (2018). A randomized controlled trial to improve engagement of hospitalized patients with their patient portals. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 25(12), 1626-1633. https://doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocy125
  10. Survey Respondents Suggest that Some Academic Library Professionals without a Graduate Degree in Librarianship Have Prior Library Experience and Do Not Plan to Pursue a Library Degree / Oliver, A., & Prosser, E. (2018). Academic librarianship without the degree: Examining the characteristics and motivations of academic library professionals. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 44(5), 613-619. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2018.07.006


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