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    • Help, the Computer Says It's on the Shelf?! : Stacks Maintenance 

      Jones, Michele J.; McGlynn, Megan; Meek, Noah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11)
      This panel will discuss our various methods of stacks maintenance. The Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library collection has over one and a half million volumes, which grows weekly. The importance of keeping the stacks orderly ...
    • Herding Cats or Time Management Techniques for Access Services Librarians 

      Morrison, Ray L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-11)
      Trying to take on all the responsibilities that Access Services Librarians face each day can be as difficult as herding cats. Not only do these librarians handle circulation and reserve responsibilities, they also are ...
    • High-Throughput Workflow for Computer-Assisted Human Parsing of Biological Specimen Label Data 

      Amin, Aliasgar; Arsiwala, Zainab; Best, Jason; Huang, Jane Q.; McCotter, Melody; Moen, William E.; Neill, Amanda (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      Hundreds of thousands of specimens in herbaria and natural history museums worldwide are potential candidates for digitization, making them more accessible to researchers. An herbarium contains collections of preserved ...
    • Hosting Student Practicums 

      Weber, Dave (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-18)
      The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Library and Information Technology Programme and the SAIT Library have over two decades of experience in placing and hosting student practicums. Practicums are an essential ...
    • How agents are collaborating in industry partnerships to drive standards, transparency and efficiency in the e-world 

      Ernst, Ezra T. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      Library needs are far more complex due to the migration to electronic content. This complexity is compounded by a lack of overall standards and consistency. Our program will look at how agents are using their unique ...
    • How May I Help You? The Semiotics of Superior Customer Support at the Library’s Service Desks 

      Pici, Frances Anne (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11)
      Semiotics is a method of inquiry that studies how human beings represent the world through a system of signs. The fundamental premise of semiotics is that all human communication and interaction is composed of signs and ...
    • How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck with ERM 

      Nelson, Rose (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-24)
      The Colorado Alliance, a non-profit consortium of Research libraries, developed their own ERM to help member libraries better manage and find resources in their electronic databases. Since the development of this ERM, ...
    • Human Touch - The Only Stability in the Ever-Changing 'iWorld': Cherishing Customer Service 

      Chakraborty, Mou; Payne, Sharon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-12)
      Access Services has evolved through a variety of changes over the last few years. The Circulation Desk is a lot more than just a place for 'checking out books,' ─ to a large extent becoming the face of the library. The ...
    • ICE-TheOREM - End to End Semantically Aware eResearch Infrastructure for Theses 

      Downing, Jim; Sefton, Peter M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-19)
      ICE-TheOREM was a project which made several important contributions to the repository domain, promoting deposit by integrating the repository with authoring workflows and enhancing open access, by adding new infrastructure ...
    • If Not in School, Then How? Education, Training, and Career Development of Academic Access Services Librarians 

      Krasulski, Michael J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-11)
      Access services is not taught in library. How, then, do future access services practitioners learn their craft? This presentation will answer this fundamental question, report preliminary survey data that looked at the ...
    • If You Don’t Know, Ask!: Using Student Feedback to Direct Redefinition of Library Spaces 

      Carpenter, Kell; Harris, Jenny (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-11)
      Have you ever wondered what your patrons were thinking about your library? Here's what happened when the Russell Library at Georgia College decided to ask students what they thought about -and wanted from- their library's ...
    • III, Eres, and Ares: A Reserves Comparison 

      Power, June L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11)
      A comparison of the pros and cons of three different reserves systems - Innovative's Millennium software, Docutek's Eres, and Atlas Systems Ares - as implemented at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
    • ILL Assessment: It’s Really Not That Hard 

      Atwater-Singer, Meg (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-11)
      This session will describe the assessment process undertaken at the University of Evansville to determine patron satisfaction with ILL. Overall, patrons were very satisfied but offered concrete ways to improve the ILL ...
    • The implementation of SIPX as an e-Reserve Platform 

      Welch, Lavinia (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-11)
      This presentation will follow the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Library Access Services Department as it becomes one of the first institutions to implement SIPX for use as an e-Reserve platform. SIPX, developed ...
    • Implementing a Data Publishing Service via DSpace 

      Dunn, Jon W.; Floyd, Randall; Montanez, Garett; Seiffert, Kurt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-20)
      The Indiana University Libraries and Digital Library Program offer a set of online scholarly communication services to IU scholars under the brand IUScholarWorks. Currently, these services include IUScholarWorks Repository, ...
    • Implementing Lean Principles: An Adventure in Work Flow Design 

      Reade, Tripp; Kress, Nancy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-11)
      First used to describe Toyota’s business practice in the late 1980s, lean has come to be applied to services as well as production.  During 2012, the Access & Delivery Services Department at NCSU Libraries decided to apply ...
    • Improving Information Distribution Through Standards 

      Carpenter, Todd (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Distribution of digital content would not be possible without standards. An increasing percentage of acquisitions budgets are earmarked to eResources and standardization of the ordering, access, and preservation processes ...
    • In the Belly of the Whale: What Reference Collections Look Like in the 21st Century 

      Jackson, Millie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-23)
      What are the stories we tell ourselves and our patrons about the changing landscape of reference? How do we change the traditional story to reflect the new reality and relieve frustration and struggles that come with ...
    • The Inexorable March to Online Only Journal Subscriptions: Varied Criteria, Unexpected Ramifications, and Coping Strategies 

      Smith, Kelly; Thompson, Pat (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      There is not a “one size fits all” approach to shifting journal collections from print to online only, nor are there existing “best practices” for tackling this problem. The presenters will address criteria used by different ...
    • Institutional Identifiers in the Journal Supply Chain 

      Chvatal, Don (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      Current codes and identifiers for institutions (e.g., ISIL, SAN, DOI, MARC) are inadequate for providing metadata and linkage between institutional components of the journal supply chain. Ringgold, Inc. is collaborating ...