Volume 16, Number 1 (1997)

 

Guest Editors of this issue: Emily M. Okada and the Steering Committee of the Bibliographic Instruction/User Education Section, Indiana Library Federation.

Recent Submissions

  • Kanzler, Joni (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    After graduating from Indiana University's School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) in December of 1995 with my MLS, I began working as the Instructional Services librarian at the University of Southern Indiana ...
  • Popp, Mary Pagliero; Barsun, Rita (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    Instructional materials in print, whether on paper or on the World Wide Web, are important tools that assist users of library resources in finding the information they need. As library resources are increasingly ...
  • Hogan-Vidal, Patricia; Kreps, Dennis (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    We defined the phenomenon of database dependency as the behavior of a library user to immediately select computerized information resources without considering (1) the appropriateness of the electronic gesource to ...
  • Abell, Carol; Hobgood, Jill (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    How can libraries provide Internet access and still maintain the control necessary to prevent abuse? Nearly all libraries that offer Internet access have some kind of Internet use policy, but their policies may differ ...
  • Milne, Sally Jo; Stevens, Arena (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    The Talk Table group (divided about equally between academic and public librarians) spent a lively time discussing how we might "teach" searching on the Internet. It was noted that especially in the academic setting, ...
  • Pask, Judith M.; Cordell, Rosanne M. (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    Barbara Wittkopf, in a summary of her survey of ARL Libraries ["A Look at the State of BI Credit Courses in ARL-Member Libraries." Research Strategies 9 (Fall 199 1): 162- 1631 states that "there has been a positive ...
  • MacKay, Gail; Kanzler, Joni (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    The suggestions gathered from the Talk Table can assist both the public library patron and the academic library student in gaining confidence in using the library. In the discussion, patron resistance was generally seen ...
  • Krushen, Mindy (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    The Tippecanoe County Public Library (TCPL) has been conducting business breakfasts since 1995. The purposes are two-fold: (1) to publicize and promote the use of TCPL's business collection and pertinent business databases, ...
  • Ramus, Francesca Lane; Larson, Christine M. (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    Since its beginnings in the 1960s, the bibliographic instruction program at Earlham College has facilitated strong instructional partnerships between teaching faculty and librarians. Given the growth in information sources ...
  • Mai, Brent Alan, 1964- (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    Until recently, the user instruction program of Purdue University's Management and Economics (M&E) Library was concentrated almost completely in two areas: (1) first week student orientation sessions, and (2) occasional ...
  • Zick, Laura (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    No doubt about it, library users are feeling the weight and stress of information overload. In addition to the sheer enormity of the amount of information "out there," the tools used to archive, categorize, and access ...
  • Russo, Michele C. (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    The library instruction program at Indiana University-South Bend (IUSB) is much like programs at most other universities. The freshman study skills class and the freshman writing class have required library components in ...
  • Miller, Marsha (H.W. Wilson, 1997)
    In spring of 1995, Indiana State University's (ISU) Library Instruction and Orientation Program was enhanced by the opening of an electronic classroom/lab. This article shares some of the more interesting, significant, ...
  • Kreps, Dennis (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    With the ever-increasing amount of information now available in a variety of formats, librarians and library organizations have become more compelled to develop guidelines or standards which define skills essential for ...
  • Daily-Brothers, Kristina (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    Think of how often an interaction between an older library patron and a computer results in the comment "I hate these things," or "I wish I knew how to use computers." At the Brownsburg Public Library, we are providing ...
  • Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
  • Stevens, Arena (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    The past, present, and future of the Bibliographic Instruction/User Education Section of the Indiana Library Federation.
  • Indiana University. Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)
    Brief description of a video on library research.
  • Okada, Emily M. (H.W. Wilson Company, 1997)