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    • 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 ...
    • Humanizing Machines: Robotics at Georgia Tech 

      Aguilar, Jeffrey; Rogers, John; Arkin, Ronald C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09-27)
      While we may not live in the robot-mediated world envisioned by previous generations, robots have replaced humans in many situations where size is a limiting factor and where extremely repetitive or dangerous tasks must ...
    • Hurricane Katrina's Impact on Louisiana's Transportation Infrastructure 

      Rix, Glenn J.; DesRoches, Reginald (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-28)
      Hurricane Katrina's storm surge and high winds had a devastating impact on the Gulf Coast of the U.S. Although the extensive damage to residential areas continues to receive attention in the media, the damage to key ...
    • Hybrots: Using Cultured Neurons to Control Robots and Study Learning 

      Potter, Steve M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-02-22)
      What changes about your brain when you learn something? When you forget? How do brains compute? How can brain-style computation be used in artificial systems? The Potter Group, part of the Laboratory for Neuroengineering ...
    • 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 ...
    • IDEA: Improvisation for Design of Engineering Alternatives 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Lefton, Lew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-02-24)
      Improvisation for Design of Engineering Alternatives (IDEA) is a group of Georgia Tech researchers who apply the techniques of improvisational humor to catalyze technical innovation. While this approach has been used in ...
    • Ideas, Hints, & Tips 

      Kenly, Patricia E.; Finn, Bette (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
      Librarians can use outreach as a great way to enhance their reference and interpersonal skills. Our experience has shown that engaging in campus/community events such as "Earth Day" has indeed sharpened our reference ...
    • 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 We Share Data, Will Anyone Use Them? Data Sharing and Reuse in the Long Tail of Science and Technology 

      Wallis, Jillian C.; Rolando, Lizzy; Borgman, Christine L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04)
      Research on practices to share and reuse data will inform the design of infrastructure to support data collection, management, and discovery in the long tail of science and technology. These are research domains in which ...
    • 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 ...
    • Improv Comedy in Cyberspace: Multimedia Improvisation 

      Zellner, Dan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-11-21)
    • 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 ...
    • Improvisation and Technical Innovation 

      Lefton, Lew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-09)
    • In Instagram We Trust 

      Bennett, Charlie; Doshi, Ameet; Hagenmaier, Wendy; Rascoe, Fred (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWREK, 2015-12-04)
      Interview portion of Podcast version of Lost in the Stacks episode 281, broadcast Dec 04, 2015. Hosted by Ameet Doshi and Charlie Bennett. Featuring an interview with Jessica Bushey about the challenges of archiving digital ...
    • 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 ...