Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

Volume 15, Number 4, 2020

Table of contents (19 articles)


Research Articles

  1. Election Voting and Public Library Use in the United States
  2. Research Productivity and Its Relationship to Library Collections
  3. Age as a Predictor of Burnout in Russian Public Librarians
  4. Evaluation of Integrated Library System (ILS) Use in University Libraries in Nigeria: An Empirical Study of Adoption, Performance, Achievements, and Shortcomings
  5. Dissertations and Theses in Top Nursing Publications: A Bibliometric Study

Review Articles

  1. Syllabus Mining for Information Literacy Instruction: A Scoping Review
  2. Textbook Alternative Incentive Programs at U.S. Universities: A Review of the Literature
  3. Twenty Years of Business Information Literacy Research: A Scoping Review

Evidence Summaries

  1. Graduate Assistants Trained in Reference May Not Consistently Apply Reference Interview and Instructional Strategies in Reference Interactions / Canuel, R., Hervieux, S., Bergsten, V., Brault, A., & Burke, R. (2019). Developing and assessing a graduate student reference service. Reference Services Review, 47(4), 527–543. https://doi.org/10.1108/RSR-06-2019-0041
  2. The Urgency and Importance of an Active Information Seeking Task Influence the Interruption of Information Encountering Episodes / Makri, S., & Buckley, L. (2020). Down the rabbit hole: Investigating disruption of the information encountering process. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 71(2), 127–142. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24233
  3. Information Horizons Mapping is Related to Other Measures of Health Literacy but Not Information Literacy / Zimmerman, M.S. (2020). Mapping literacies: Comparing information horizons mapping to measures of information and health literacy. Journal of Documentation, 76(2), 531–551. https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-05-2019-0090
  4. Homeless Patrons Utilize the Library for More than Shelter but Public Library Services Are Not Designed with Them in Mind / Dowdell, L., & Liew, C. L. (2019). More than ashelter: Public libraries and the information needs of people experiencing homelessness.Library & Information Science Research,41(4), 100984. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lisr.2019.100984
  5. Librarian Authors Appear to Favour Open Access Journals, while Academic Authors Appear to Favour Non-Open Access Journals / Chang, Y.-W. (2017). Comparative study of characteristics of authors between open access and non-open access journals in library and information science. Library & Information Science Research, 39(1), 8-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lisr.2017.01.002
  6. Students Value Asynchronous Instruction, Individual Projects and Frequent Communication with the Instructor in an Online Library Science Classroom / Hajibayova, L. (2017). Students’ viewpoint: What constitutes presence in an online classroom? Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 55(1), 12–25. https://doi.org/10.1080/01639374.2016.1241972
  7. German-Language Websites Containing Information About Rare Diseases Lack Quality Indicators / Pauer, F., Litzkendorf, S., Göbel, J., Storf, H., Zeidler, J., & Graf von der Schulenburg, J.-M. (2017). Rare diseases on the Internet: An assessment of the quality of online information. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(1), e23. https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.7056
  8. A Survey of Music Faculty in the United States Reveals Mixed Perspectives on YouTube and Library Resources / Dougan, K. (2016). Music, Youtube, and academic libraries. Notes, 72(3), 491-508. https://doi.org/10.1353/not.2016.0009
  9. Combining Surveys with Seating Sweeps and Observational Data Yields Insights into Physical Space Usage in an Academic Library / Dominguez, G. (2016). Beyond gate counts: Seating studies and observations to assess library space usage. New Library World, 117(5/6), 321-328. https://doi.org/10.1108/NLW-08-2015-0058


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