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    • Academic Library Visits in Beijing (May-June 2007) 

      Li, Lisha (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-08)
      Presentation on visits to three university libraries in Beijing, China.
    • Annual Reports by Agencies : More than just numbers 

      Kenly, Patricia E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-17)
      Historical reports had rich detail - about new processes, projects, and partnerships; day-to-day operation and functions; plus, employee information. One can find hidden gems in the narrative of this resource type.
    • Applying the DART Rubric to Inform Georgia Tech RDM Service Development 

      Rolando, Lizzy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-06)
      Panel Abstract: To provide research data management (RDM) support services, libraries need to develop expertise in data curation and management within the library. Many academic libraries are reorganizing to initiate RDM ...
    • Beyond Metadata: Leveraging the "README" to Support Disciplinary Documentation Needs 

      Rolando, Lizzy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-04-28)
      Despite widespread agreement about the importance of metadata to facilitate data sharing and reuse, academic institutions still grapple with questions about how to best support the broader documentation requirements of ...
    • Building on Common Ground: Exploring the Intersection of Archives and Data Curation 

      Rolando, Lizzy; Hagenmaier, Wendy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-06)
      Research data management continues to emerge as a distinct information discipline with unique needs, policies and practices, but there are many ways in which it overlaps with the existing disciplines of records management ...
    • Cimate Change Essentials: Don’t Sweat the Research 

      Kenly, Patricia E.; Finn, Bette (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-10-10)
      Solid scientific information on climate change is essential for students doing research as well as the general public. We'll explore strategies and tips for finding information on this hot topic, as well as key sources ...
    • Clarify Life and Work with Mind Maps 

      Axford, Mary; Renfro, Crystal (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
      The authors discuss the powerful tool of mind mapping and its far reaching applications for the library from strategic planning and workflow optimization to daily problem solving and syllabus development. Key features ...
    • Communicating effectively during an LMS migration: Hitting the sweet spot 

      Givens, Marlee; Jeffcoat, Heather (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10)
      In the ever-changing library landscape effective communication is paramount, especially during a significant change like introducing a new library management system (LMS). During Georgia Tech’s rapid implementation of a ...
    • Congressional Information Demystified 

      Kenly, Patricia E.; Finn, Bette (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-10-15)
      The U.S. Congress investigates and addresses important public policy issues facing our nation. Tracking this activity can be challenging. This session will save you time by showing you how to find this information efficiently, ...
    • Finding gems: Unearthing interesting and valuable reports from federal research 

      Kenly, Patricia E.; Finn, Bette (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-10-08)
      The US Government produces business, technology, and scientific information, detailed, free and written by experts.U.S. government technical reports are the results of government-funded research. They are issued by the ...
    • Finding Statistics Fast - Expert Tips to Locate Data Using Government Sources 

      Kenly, Patricia E.; Finn, Bette (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-08)
      The U.S. government collects and distributes data on many topics of interest to you and your users. Whether you need statistics for research, business or personal use, this session will save you time by showing you how ...
    • GKR: GALILEO Knowledge Repository 

      Givens, Marlee; Carter, Andy; Skinner, Debra (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-10-04)
      The GALILEO Knowledge Repository (GKR) is a system-wide approach to building Institutional Repositories. The concept was developed by the Regents Advisory Committee on Libraries (RACL) in August 2004 and was awarded a ...
    • 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 ...
    • Information Sources and Collection Planning for Engineering 

      Baer, William; Renfro, Crystal (Georgia Institute of TechnologyIGI Global, 2013)
      This chapter will provide background for practicing librarians who have collection development responsibilities for engineering programs at academic institutions. Although it is intended as a resource for all engineering ...
    • An Introduction to Open Educational Resources 

      Cohen, Nadine; Dimsdale, Denise; Kowalski, Melanie; Nash, Bethany; Rascoe, Fred (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-07)
      From Librarians at Georgia Tech, Georgia State University, Emory University, and the University of Georgia, this is “An Introduction to Open Educational Resources”. Textbook costs are too high, and getting higher. ...
    • Note-Worthy Productivity Tools for Personal Knowledge Management 

      Axford, Mary; Renfro, Crystal (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012)
    • Open Access: Generation Open 

      Burtle, Laura; Burright, Mariann; Kowalski, Melanie; Melton, Sarah; Nash, Bethany; Rascoe, Fred (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-12)
      From Librarians at Georgia Tech, Georgia State University, Emory University, and the University of Georgia, this is “Open Access: Generation Open”. Open Access is a movement to make academic research available for public ...
    • Paper seismograms shake up research data workflows at Georgia Tech 

      Rolando, Lizzy; Hagenmaier, Wendy; Gentilello, Katie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11-03)
      Although most research data collections submitted for inclusion in Georgia Tech’s institutional repository SMARTech are born digital and comprised of only a few digital files, some researchers still have valuable, non-digital ...
    • Population Information at your Fingertips -- How to find it, How to use it 

      Kenly, Patricia E.; Finn, Bette (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-10-17)
      Find answers to your U.S. Census population statistics questions. We’ll explore free online sources that provide answers to your frequently asked questions about population and where/how people live, work, and retire ...
    • Re-purposing Archival Theory in the Practice of Data Curation 

      Rolando, Lizzy; Hagenmaier, Wendy; Parham, Susan Wells (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-02-25)
      The research data sharing imperative has produced an explosion of interest around institutional research data curation and archiving. For institutions seeking to capture their intellectual output and ensure compliance with ...