Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

Volume 15, Number 2, 2020

Table of contents (18 articles)


Research Articles

  1. The Information Needs of Canadian Midwives and Their Evidence Informed Practices: A Canada-Wide Survey
  2. Coping with Impostor Feelings: Evidence Based Recommendations from a Mixed Methods Study
  3. Interiors, Affect, and Use: How Does an Academic Library’s Learning Commons Support Students’ Needs?
  4. Librarians’ Participation in the Systematic Reviews Published by Iranian Researchers and Its Impact on the Quality of Reporting Search Strategy
  5. Teaming up to Teach Teamwork in an LIS Master’s Degree Program

Review Articles

  1. The Effectiveness of Library Instruction for Graduate/Professional Students: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Using Evidence in Practice

Evidence Summaries

  1. Analysis of Question Type Can Help Inform Chat Staffing Decisions / Meert-Williston, D., & Sandieson, R. (2019). Online Chat Reference: Question Type and the Implication for Staffing in a Large Academic Library. The Reference Librarian, 60(1), 51-61. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02763877.2018.1515688
  2. Many Indian PhD Students Lack Motivation and Skills to Use Academic Journal Articles, Their Libraries Lack Resources and Standards / Saxena, S. (2018). Factors impacting the usage of academic journal articles by PhD students in India. Information Discovery and Delivery, 46(4), 204-213. https://doi.org/10.1108/IDD-09-2017-0069
  3. Research Supports are Effective in Increasing Confidence with Research Skills in Early Career Academic Librarians / Ackerman, E., Hunter, J. & Wilkinson, Z. T. (2018). The availability and effectiveness of research supports for early career academic librarians. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 44(5), 553-568. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILS-09-2016-0068
  4. Embedded Librarianship is Not Well Understood by Librarians at Chinese Universities, but Represents a Promising Service Model / Sun, H., Liu, Y., Wang, Z., & Zuo, W. (2019). Embedded librarianship in China: Based on a survey of university libraries. The Library Quarterly, 89(1), 53–66. https://doi.org/10.1086/700663
  5. Researchers at Arab Universities Hold Positive Views on Research Data Management and Data Sharing / Elsayed, A. M., & Saleh, E. I. (2018). Research data management and sharing among researchers in Arab universities: An exploratory study. IFLA Journal, 44(4), 281–299. https://doi.org/10.1177/0340035218785196
  6. Interviews with Practitioners in the United Kingdom Reveal Effective Strategies for Open Access Outreach to Researchers / Dawson, D. (2018). Effective practices and strategies for open access outreach: A qualitative study. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 6(1), eP2216. https://doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.2216
  7. First-Year Students’ Understanding of Research and Their Information Literacy Skills Change Over Time and in Four Different Ways / Kirker, M. J., & Stonebraker, I. (2019). Architects, renovators, builders and fragmenters: A model for first year students’ self-perceptions and perceptions of information literacy. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 45(1), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2018.10.009


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