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    • The Unbearable Lightness of Streaming 

      Bennett, Charlie; Doshi, Ameet; Hagenmaier, Wendy; Rascoe, Fred (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWREK, 2016-05-06)
      Interview portion of Lost in the Stacks episode 303, broadcast May 06, 2016. Features interview with Fredrick Arnold of Future Oak Record Co.
    • Undergraduate Research at Georgia Tech 

      Ludovice, Peter J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-02-09)
    • The Undergraduate Research Kaleidoscope Fall 2010 

      Chen, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11-18)
      Individuals suffering from Friedrich’s ataxia, a neuromuscular hereditary disease, have expansions of the DNA triplet repeat GAA/TTC in their genomic DNA. Preliminary investigations into the disease point to the ability ...
    • 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, 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.
    • An Update on the Archivist's Toolkit 

      de Catanzaro, Christine; Johnson, Mandi; Woynowski, Kent (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-15)
      This session will provide attendees with an update on using Archivists' Toolkit to create records for archival collections. The focus will be on the new and updated features of Archivists' Toolkit 1.1.
    • 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 ( 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 Vireo to Streamline the ETD Workflow at Georgia Tech 

      Manning, Karen; Rascoe, Fred (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-09-25)
      Georgia Tech thesis and dissertation workflows were changed by and benefited from a switch from the ETD-db thesis submission management system to the Vireo ETD system. The added flexibility and capability of Vireo ...
    • 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 ( 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 ...