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Returning Books to an Age of Innocence: How Conservation and Preservation Techniques Ensure the Stability and Accessibility of Archived Materials
One principal goal of the Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) is to ensure that archived materials are readily available to researchers. Even fragile materials must be in a stable and functional ...
Technology tools used to create the Naval Reactors History Database
The Naval Reactors History Database is a unique online resource that provides access to publicly-available digital content on the joint United States Navy/Department of Energy nuclear propulsion program. The database ...
Assessing and refining group take-home exams as authentic, effective learning experiences
(Journal of College Science Teaching, 2015)
The learning goals of an honors course, “Science as a Way of Knowing,” include critical thinking, scientific literacy, quantitative reasoning, communication, and teamwork. As a direct measure of student attainment of these ...
Physical Office Environment in Technical Services in ARL Libraries
The authors conducted a survey on the physical office environment in technical services in ARL libraries in 2012 and answered research questions: 1) How do librarians and staff in technical services in ARL Libraries spend ...
The Role of Paraprofessionals in Technical Services in Academic Libraries
Due to factors including technological advances, budget cuts, reorganizations, downsizing, outsourcing, expanded roles of professionals and changes in the information world, the workload among professionals and paraprofessionals ...
Building User Services with OCLC's WorldCat Local
It is possible to build a relevant, modern search and fulfillment system for your users without breaking the bank. In 2009, Washington State University joined a number of its Orbis Cascade Alliance peers in licensing OCLC's ...
"A Touch of Genius" Louis Braille. Bicentennary 1809-2009
The 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille, the inventor of the Braille writing and reading system for the blind, is observed with the exhibit, "A Touch of Genius" Louis Braille. Exhibit dates: April 18-May 7, 2010.
Institutional Citizenship: Supporting Successful Technology Initiatives
Information Literacy Instruction and Assessment in an Honors College Science Fundamentals Course
(College and Research Libraries (C&RL), 2011)
The Washington State University Honors College course, UH 290, “Science as a Way of Knowing,” engages freshmen in scientific inquiry and scholarly literature research. The UH 290 instructor, a learning design consultant, ...