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    • Observing Student Researchers In Their Native Habitat 

      Law, John; Markel, Joanna (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      Currently underway is a field research project involving anthropological observations of the student research process. This ethnographic study uses contextual interviews to observe students who are actively engaged in ...
    • OERs and Open Textbooks on the Access Services Horizon 

      Taylor, Tucker; Gallant, Jeff (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      Jeff and Tucky will discuss how OERs and open textbooks could enhance traditional Access Services issues, what OER creators and providers will need to do in order to include libraries in their efforts, and discuss examples ...
    • Off site storage solutions at Duke and Wake Forest 

      Lock, Mary Beth; Tillman, Marvin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11)
      This session will describe how off site storage facilities can help solve space issues in library buildings, and bring greater service to your users.
    • Off-Campus but not Alone: Supporting the Research Needs of Nontraditional Students Using Digital Resources 

      LaDell-Thomas, Julie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      While most libraries have implemented changes that integrate electronic resources with traditional library services, and reference and instruction methods have become more effective at reaching library users in their new ...
    • On the Fly: Assessing the Success of an Interlibrary Loan Operation’s Buy Not Borrow Program 

      McHone-Chase, Sarah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      This presentation will examine the Buy Not Borrow program of Northern Illinois University and discuss the ways in which the program has been a success.
    • On the Leading Edge: Transforming Technical Services 

      Adlington, Janice (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      McMaster University Library aspires to be recognized as Canada’s most innovative. Over the past year, technical services has been transformed with staff taking on new roles. Come hear how we “make it work” with an ...
    • One is Silver and the Other Gold: Maintaining Old Strengths While Embracing Change 

      Chamberlain, Clint (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-23)
      Incorporating electronic resources into a library’s workflow while maintaining existing duties can present a challenge to the smaller library, which may not be able to add new staff positions. A toolkit of ideas can be ...
    • Open Access in the Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences 

      Sjolund, Anna-Kaisa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      The universities of applied sciences in Finland have decided together to create a digital repository for theses and research publications during the years 2008-2009, The aim is to apply open access ...
    • Opening Course Reserves: One Year Later 

      O'Brien, Elizabeth; Rudin, Lola; Sgro, Adriana (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-11)
      UTSC Library introduced a self-service model for course reserves in September 2014. We presented “Changing Time, Changing Needs: Opening Course Reserves” at the Access Services Conference in 2014. We discussed our project ...
    • Opening Keynote Address, Electronic Resources & Libraries 2006 : Library 2.0 

      McDonald, Robert H. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-23)
    • Opening the Vault: Providing Digital Access to Archival Moving Images 

      Beer, Chris; Michael, Courtney (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      The WGBH Media Library and Archives has developed a prototype project using a Fedora repository which allows scholarly researchers to access and interact with archival moving image content. This poster will cover lessons ...
    • OpenRFP Procurement Webservice 

      Chvatal, Don (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      The web supports numerous eProcurement models. Think of buying a car at a dealership compared to profiling your transportation needs online. Either way you are going to get basic transportation but you also expect to buy ...
    • Orienting Access Services Staff to Library Service Points 

      Withers, Rob (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      Access Services staff may lack opportunities to understand how other areas of the library operate. This session details one library's experience in developing a program to systematically expose its staff to other areas of ...
    • Patron Driven Access Services 

      Griffes, Steve (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      We've all heard of Patron Driven Acquisitions, but what about Patron Driven Access Services in an academic library? Attendees will learn easy techniques that Access Services staff can use to collaborate with student groups ...
    • Patron-to-Patron Lending 

      van Dyk, Gerrit (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-12)
      When a user can't find an item in our catalog they go to ILL. ILL then contacts various libraries to see if they would lend the item in question. What if ILL was able to also contact local users who have volunteered their ...
    • Paving the ERM Highway: the Expanding Role of ERM Systems and the Drive to Streamline their Data Population 

      Feick, Tina; England, Deberah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      Electronic Resource Management (ERM) systems are becoming comprehensive data repositories for eResource information, yet populating these systems with information is often labor intensive and time consuming. Our library ...
    • PB(L) & Student Workers: Or, How we Harnessed the Power of Students to Promote Progress and Try New Things 

      Birt Flegal, Kayla (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-17)
      By utilizing a project-based learning (PBL) technique with our student workers, our library has improved the organization, presentation, and management of our collection, while also exploring new ways to promote our ...
    • Permanent Objects, Disposable Systems 

      Abrams, Stephen; Cruse, Patricia; Kunze, John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-19)
      The California Digital Library (CDL) preservation program is re-envisioning its curation infrastructure as a set of loosely-coupled, distributed micro-services. There are many monolithic systems that support a range of ...
    • Perspectives on Supporting and Administering Maker Culture and Programs in Libraries 

      Askey, Dale; Griffey, Jason; Holt, Michael; Radniecki, Tara (2014-10-29)
      Makerspaces are popping up all over, and it seems that the maker movement, as some call it, is still early in its growth phase. Many libraries—public and academic—dabble in this area; while some makerspaces are modest ...
    • Persuasive Proposals for Increasing Your Electronic Resources and Services 

      Cairns, Virginia; Lewis, Jan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      In these days of scarce funding and increased pressure for cutting edge services, librarians must learn which strategies work to "sell" their requests for additional funding, new services and electronic resources. Come ...