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Opening Archives: Respectful Repatriation
(American Archivist, 2011)
In the last twenty years, many collecting institutions have heeded the calls by indigenous activists to integrate indigenous models and knowledge into mainstream practices. The digital terrain poses both possibilities and ...
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, ...
Round Table Coordinating Assembly Discusses its Future
(American Library Association, 6/25/2011)
MeSH autocomplete, and autocompletion more generally with WorldCat.org discovery
Two examples of autocompletion for WorldCat.org discovery. The first, developed by Jon Scott of Washington State University, is an application based upon an imported vocabulary, such as MeSH. The second uses the Freebase ...
Next-Generation Discovery Systems and Biomedical Literature: is Discovery Improved?
(Medical Library Association Annual Conference 2011, 5/15/2011)
A Conversation about Leadership
(American Library Association, 2011)
Providing online access to historic films at the Washington State University Libraries
Purpose – This paper aims to discuss the procedures and methods developed at Washington State University to digitize and make accessible historic moving images. Design/methodology/approach – The paper describes the ...
Ebooks and Interlibrary Loan: Licensed to Fill?
Increasingly, libraries of all types and sizes are now adding electronic book (ebook) titles to their collections. A survey was used to explore the implications of ebook licensing and interlibrary loan use. Among academic ...
Blending open source and the cloud to build a discipline-specific repository
This presentation describes the blend of two tools – an open source digital content platform and low-cost, cloud-based infrastructure services – that are used to create an online, discipline-specific repository, the Naval ...