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October 2011 Volume 11, Number 4

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Community Stories and Institutional Stewardship: Digital Curation's Dual Roles of Story Creation and Resource Preservation

    Sue Kunda & Mark Anderson-Wilk

    Our institutions of record are facing a new digital knowledge management challenge: stakeholder communities are now expecting customized Web interfaces to institutional knowledge repositories,... More

    pp. 895-914

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  2. Receptivity to Library Involvement in Scientific Data Curation: A Case Study at the University of Colorado Boulder

    Kathryn Lage, Barbara Losoff & Jack Maness

    Increasingly libraries are expected to play a role in scientific data curation initiatives, i.e., "the management and preservation of digital data over the long-term." This case study offers a... More

    pp. 915-937

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  3. Active Learning in the Library Instruction Environment: An Exploratory Study

    Alanna Ross & Christine Furno

    This paper describes an exploratory study investigating the impact of problem-based learning and clicker technology as active learning strategies at the American University of Sharjah Library,... More

    pp. 953-970

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  4. Comparative Recall and Precision of Simple and Expert Searches in Google Scholar and Eight Other Databases

    William H. Walters

    This study evaluates the effectiveness of simple and expert searches in Google Scholar (GS), EconLit, GEOBASE, PAIS, POPLINE, PubMed, Social Sciences Citation Index, Social Sciences Full Text, and ... More

    pp. 971-1006

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