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    • Unicorn: The myth of federated search realized simply. Unifying DSpace repositories with the PKP Harvester tool 

      Davison, John; Gilbertson, Keith (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-21)
      The Ohio Digital Resource Commons, located at http://drc.ohiolink.edu, is a union of DSpace repositories operated by higher education institutions in Ohio. The repositories are largely organized and supported by OhioLINK, ...
    • University of Pretoria beats to a different drum: UPSpace in rhythm with research 

      Olivier, Elsabe; Smith, Ina (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      The world-wide paradigm is to make research collections available online, thereby improving access to information and adding value to the research process. Since the facilitation of access to information (for research as ...
    • University System Reciprocal Borrowing Services: A View from the Trenches 

      Armbrust-Kohler, Chuck; Timian, Viki (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11)
      This session pulls the curtain back on the inner workings of Georgia's state-wide reciprocal borrowing program (GIL Express) from the point-of-view of the two largest GIL Express participants in the University System of Georgia.
    • UPR Digital Repository Instrument of Community of Practice to Support Research 

      Centeno, Purisima (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      The poster presentation illustrates all the steps to create a UPR Digital Repository, the structures and the impact of this development in support the research and creative work in UPR. These initiative it's part of the ...
    • Usability Testing Your Circulation FAQ 

      Fox, Cassandra; Feiden, Melissa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11)
      A team of staff from the MIT Libraries Information Delivery & Library Access department developed and administered a usability test to observe how students and staff navigate our Circulation FAQ. The results of the study ...
    • The Usage Data Big Picture: A Look at the Collection Analysis Tools and Usage Standards Currently Available, and the Important Questions Still Surrounding Usage Data 

      Stamison, Christine; Mouw, James; Cohn, Kevin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      The availability and application of online usage data continues to grow. Usage statistics are now considered a crucial tool in collection analysis. Yet usage data is not the only measure of value and important questions ...
    • Usage Statistics for Serials Decision-Making 

      Belvadi, Melissa; Schufreider, Bob (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      This session has two parts. The first part will discuss the trials and tribulations of the current library wrestling with how to collect, consolidate and prepare a thoughtful analysis of their usage data from their ...
    • User-Centered Technical Support of E-resources 

      Wessel, Sarah E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Technical support requires many areas of the library to communicate and collaborate to ensure the best resolution to the users' needs and their effective use of electronic resources. Organizational structure and procedures ...
    • Using DSpace as a Disciplinary Data Repository 

      Scherle, Ryan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-20)
      Dryad (http://datadryad.org) is a disciplinary repository for datasets underlying published works in biology. Dryad allows investigators to validate published findings, explore new analysis methodologies, and repurpose ...
    • Using LibraryFind™ to Integrate the Institutional Repository into a Shared Library Platform 

      Frumkin, Jeremy; Reese, Terry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      While many institutional repositories (IR)s provide access interfaces that allow for the harvest of their metadata records, the dynamic query of their resources, or even the ability for internet search engines to crawl ...
    • Using Participatory Management in Access Services Improves Staff Quality and Participation in Decision-Making 

      Morrison, Ray L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11)
      Access Services Librarians are now beginning to use participatory management to successfully direct their staff. Using participatory management increases work productivity, greater job satisfaction, higher level of motivation, ...
    • Using the Google Model to Encourage Innovation in Access Services 

      Aiken, Julian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11)
      The Google Innovation Model has produced many of that organization's greatest Eureka! moments. This session aims to describe how we implemented it in Yale Law Library's Access Services department, and the results we achieved ...
    • Using VuFind To Find Repository Items 

      Hansard, Larry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      VuFind is a front-end discovery tool enabling users to search metadata from the Georgia Tech Library's catalog and from the Georgia Tech Library's digital repository (http://smartech.gatech.edu) simultaneously. The Georgia ...
    • Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Push E-Resources 

      Carpenter, Cathy; Steiner, Sarah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      In the past, electronic resources have been available only through university libraries' websites. In order to access those resources, users would have to wind their way through a multi-layered path, first finding the ...
    • Using Web Banner Ads to Promote Library Services and Collections 

      Whang, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      In light of new strategic planning documents and findings from a recent LibQUAL+™ survey, a new type of measurement was needed to measure Web site success. This session explores one way to measure web site success by ...
    • Vendor Training: An Assessment from Two Camps 

      Metz-Wiseman, Monica; Dhondup, Keri (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      This session examines vendor training and electronic resources, from the perspective of the vendor and the library. Using the co-orientation model, results of two online surveys of the two communities will be presented ...
    • Vendor Usage Data for Electronic Resources: A Survey of Libraries 

      Baker, Gayle; Read, Eleanor (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      In April 2006, a survey was mailed to over 360 library directors of Carnegie Research I and II institutions. Its purpose was to gather information about how librarians process and use vendor use data for electronic resources. ...
    • Vendor-supplied Usage Data: Challenges and Opportunities 

      Baker, Gayle (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      Researchers at the University of Tennessee reviewed vendor-supplied usage data for 2005 from over 70 vendors of electronic resources, including the mechanisms for cquiring the data and analyzing it. Over half of the reports ...
    • Virtual Reference in an Academic Environment: Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Users’ Information Needs 

      Li, Rowena; Faber, Toby; Puacz, Jeanne Holba; Stephens, Wendy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-23)
      This study investigates patrons' information seeking behavior and information needs demonstrated in the virtual reference environment, by examining the usage patterns and service effectiveness of virtual reference services ...
    • A Vision of Access Services in the Open Library Environment (OLE) 

      Gardner, Judy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-13)
      This program will present a scenario of access services in an open source academic library system with enterprise level connections. The Open Library Environment (OLE)'s design will be used as a model. OLE is an open ...