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portal: Libraries and the Academy

April 2011 Volume 11, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. Defining Usability: How Library Practice Differs from Published Research

    Yu-Hui Chen, Carol Anne Germain & Abebe Rorissa

    Library/information science professionals need a clearly articulated definition of usability/Web usability to implement intuitive websites. In this study, the authors analyzed usability definitions... More

    pp. 599-628

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  2. Determining Data Information Literacy Needs: A Study of Students and Research Faculty

    Jacob Carlson, Michael Fosmire, C C. Miller & Megan Sapp Nelson

    Researchers increasingly need to integrate the disposition, management, and curation of their data into their current workflows. However, it is not yet clear to what extent faculty and students are... More

    pp. 629-657

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  3. Envisioning the Library's Role in Scholarly Communication in the Year 2025

    Maria Carpenter, Jolie Graybill, Jerome Offord & Mary Piorun

    This research probes future roles for libraries in the scholarly communication process through the use of scenarios. The researchers asked 20 ARL library directors to read and provide constructive ... More

    pp. 659-681

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  4. Asking for Permission: A Survey of Copyright Workflows for Institutional Repositories

    Ann Hanlon & Marisa Ramirez

    An online survey of institutional repository (IR) managers identified copyright clearance trends in staffing and workflows. The majority of respondents followed a mediated deposit model, and... More

    pp. 683-702

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