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The Value of Oral Histories Beyond Discovery and Preservation
Libraries seeking to become the “Heart of their Communities” can reach out to their residents through oral history projects. These projects not only document and preserve the social memory of Mississippi’s communities, but ...
The Elephant in the Room: An Analysis of New Academic Librarian Orientations in Scholarly Library & Information Science Journals (2011-2015)
Academic librarian training for new faculty members is an essential yet tedious effort on the part of all stakeholders (trainer and trainee). An analysis of the large gaps in training experiences demonstrates that a variety ...
Using Journal Evaluation as a Gateway to Collaboration
Mississippi State University Libraries faced three consecutive years of journal cancellations. We looked at different ways to evaluate the remainder of our journal subscriptions by collaborating with campus constituents. ...
Teaching the Teachers: Introducing Comics with Library Instruction
In 2010, we presented "Graphic Novels on Campus: Academic Outreach to the K-12 Community" at the American Library Association Annual Conference. At the time, we had just started to promote graphic novels and comics in our ...