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  • Baich, Tina (2015-05-18)
    Due to constrained budgets and rising subscription costs, IUPUI University Library was faced with making a substantial cut to its science journals. It was important to both the library and School of Science faculty to ...
  • Baich, Tina (http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/ILDS-01-2015-0003 This article is (c) Emerald Group Publishing and permission has been granted for this version to appear here (scholarworks.iupui.edu). Emerald does not grant permission for this article to be further copied/distributed or hosted elsewhere without the express permission from Emerald Group Publishing Limited., 2015-05)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine interlibrary loan (ILL) requests for open access materials submitted during fiscal years 2012 and 2013 and to consider the implications of open access for resource ...
  • Moffett, Paul; Cooper, John P.; Weare, William H., Jr. (2015-03-26)
    Are you preparing to renovate space currently occupied by the stacks to construct a new cafe? A collaborative learning space? A technology-rich environment? If so, data is needed about the collection. How much shelf space ...
  • Lewis, David W. (2015-04)
    This working paper is a thought experiment that looks at recent changes in the academic library environment, particularly: 1. Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) for books, both print and e-books, works and can provide the ...
  • Grommon, Eric; Hipple, Natalie Kroovand; Ray, Bradley (Sage, 2015-02)
    Seeking to alleviate traditional criminal justice system processing for low-level non-violent crimes, community courts have emerged as a viable alternative. These courts use innovative community-based efforts to address ...
  • Coates, Heather L.; Muilenburg, Jenny; Whitmire, Amanda L. (2015-03-27)
    Managing research data effectively is critical to producing high quality datasets that support data preservation, sharing, reuse, and reproducible research. Academic librarians are increasingly playing a role in providing ...
  • Coates, Heather L. (Taylor & Francis, 2009)
    Autism is one of three developmental disorders in the group known as the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). This spectrum of disorders has an estimated prevalence of one in 150 children. Increased awareness and diagnosis ...
  • Alabi, Jaena; Weare, William H., Jr. (Communications in Information Literacy, 2014)
    Many academic librarians who provide library instruction have never received formal training in educational theory and methods. In an effort to bridge this gap and improve the teaching skills of instruction librarians, ...
  • Lee, Yoo Young; Snajdr, Eric (2015-02-01)
    The digital user experience librarian conducted an experiment with one of the instructional librarians at IUPUI in order to investigate the intersection between user's web behavior and library instruction. They thought ...
  • Ralston, Rick K.; Whipple, Elizabeth C.; Odell, Jere D.; Liu, Gilbert C. (National Network of Libraries of Medicine, 2013-10-11)
    Three informationists at the Indiana University School of Medicine were awarded NLM supplement to work on the Child Health Improvement through Computer Automation (CHICA) system. CHICA is a computer decision support system ...
  • Odell, Jere D.; Allgood, Kacy; Kamaara, Eunice K.; McBride, Kalli; Ralston, Rick K. (Medical Library Association, 2013-05-06)
    Objective: To identify the challenges of supporting the information needs of students and researchers participating in an international research ethics education practicum and exchange between universities in Kenya and the ...
  • Whipple, Elizabeth C.; Ralston, Rick K.; Odell, Jere D.; Zimmerman, Carly; Liu, Gilbert C. (Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association, 2013-10-07)
    In 2012, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) funded its first ever administrative supplement for informationists. The purpose of these grants is to enhance multidisciplinary basic and clinical research by integrating ...
  • Odell, Jere D.; Ralston, Rick K.; Whipple, Elizabeth C. (Medical Library Association, 2014-05-19)
    Clinical decision support (CDS) will play a key role in improving the health of patients; informationists can support the development of CDS systems by indexing rule libraries and mapping the system logic. This work can ...
  • Odell, Jere D. (Taylor University, 2014-11-10)
    In October 2014 Nature Publishing Group (NPG) announced that the journal Nature Communications would become a fully open access title. NPG, however, is not the first major publisher of scientific literature to adopt this ...
  • Odell, Jere D.; Garba, Ibrahim (American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, 2013-10-27)
    In recent decades, scholarly communications (the exchange of peer reviewed knowledge and research information) has been transformed by the availability of Web-based publishing. Ostensibly, this change should make the ...
  • Odell, Jere D.; Dill, Emily A.; Palmer, Kristi L. (Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association, 2014-10-12)
    One could make the case that recent changes in scholarly communications (including publishing, sharing and peer review) have been driven in large part by the health and life sciences. For example, the adoption of the NIH ...
  • Odell, Jere D. (Indiana University South Bend, 2014-10-20)
    This presentation reviews a decade of growth in an institutional repository and proposes practical approaches to encouraging and supporting submissions by faculty authors.
  • Odell, Jere D. (IU Librarian's Day, 2014-06-06)
    Faculty at a growing number of colleges and universities have adopted open access policies. Most of these policies follow the Harvard "opt out" model, including, Duke, Kansas, MIT, Georgia Tech, University of California ...
  • Odell, Jere D.; Dill, Emily A.; Palmer, Kristi L. (IUPUI, 2014-03-28)
    In the Fall semester of 2013 we conducted a campus-wide survey of IUPUI faculty attitudes toward changes in scholarly communications. Here we report preliminary results pertaining to open access repositories, policies and ...
  • Odell, Jere D.; Dill, Emily A.; Palmer, Kristi L. (Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference, 2014-11-19)
    Online, full text archiving is a key component of being a self-advocate for building a scholarly reputation. Posting a version of a published article in an open access repository increases an author's citation rate. To ...

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