In The Library With The Lead Pipe

Journal article

22 May 2019
42

This article explores academic librarians’ experiences with compensation negotiation, using a combination of survey and interview data.

Journal article

17 Apr 2019
70

This article explores the opportunities and challenges that early career librarians face when advancing their careers, desired qualities for leaders or managers of all career stages, and how early career librarians can develop those qualities.

Journal article

20 Feb 2019
77

This article explores the necessity of articulating an ethics of care in the design, governance, and future evolution of digital library software applications.

Journal article

23 Jan 2019
227

This article explores questions regarding the development and support of Indigenous priorities and self-determination in Australian libraries and archives. It calls for greater use of Indigenous research methodologies within library and archival science in order to seek ways to decolonize and simultaneously indiginze libraries and...

Journal article

3 Oct 2018
64

This article provides practical, relationship-driven options for increasing librarians’ engagement with graduate students.

Journal article

22 Aug 2018
5

Scholarly communication has tremendous potential to help build and sustain a democratic society. Nevertheless, in our race to the crossroads of scholarly communication and democracy, it is important to examine this work through the critical lens of broader librarian professional values—with particular attention to democracy...

Article

25 Jul 2018
22

We wanted to rethink how our library supported open access, so we attempted to ask ourselves and our staff why they supported “open” and how they defined “open”. By unpacking our institutional and individual understandings of “open” using design thinking principles, we were able to...

Journal article

16 May 2018
12

We asked students to find an article and answer the following questions: Is this a popular or scholarly article? How can you tell? We analyzed student answers to better understand the reasoning used to distinguish between scholarly and popular sources. Our results suggest that framing...

Journal article

4 Apr 2018
54

By investigating the peer-review process as part of scholarly conversations, this article provides a brief literature review on peer review in information literacy instruction, and argues that by using open peer review (OPR) models for teaching, library workers can allow students to gain a deeper...

Journal article

21 Mar 2018
10

This article explores how Inter-Library Loans (ILLs) developed, problems with the current ILL ecosystem, and changes that can make ILL centered on users’ needs and processes rather than backend library systems.

Journal article

7 Mar 2018
103

This paper, written from the perspective of a school, public, and academic librarian, discusses why school librarians are essential - not only for the K-12 students, but for information professionals and users of information everywhere.

Journal article

7 Feb 2018
183

Ever thought about why it is vital that organisations like APO exist? This article examines digital government information preservation initiatives in the United States.

Journal article

23 Aug 2017
150

This article presents a case study in establishing an information literacy instruction and assessment program for first-year university students at the University of Colorado.

Journal article

12 Jul 2017
104

Looking at social media posts on Yik Yak, this article looks at common threads of social dynamics, expectations of quiet space, and frustration with studying, all of which increase our understanding of student experiences in US and international libraries.