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portal: Libraries and the Academy

October 2005 Volume 5, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. If We Build It, Will They Come? Electronic Journals Acceptance and Usage Patterns

    Patricia B. Serotkin, Patricia I. Fitzgerald & Sandra A. Balough

    A focus group study conducted with health sciences students enrolled in graduate-level research classes at a small private comprehensive university revealed that these students preferred e-journals... More

    pp. 497-512

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  2. Qualitative Assessment of Student Attitudes toward Information Literacy

    B Jane Scales & Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay

    Many distance degree students at Washington State University enroll in General Education 300, a one-credit information literacy course taught online by librarians that exposes students to... More

    pp. 513-526

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  3. Testing the Effectiveness of Interactive Multimedia for Library-User Education

    Karen Markey, Annie Armstrong, Sandy De Groote, Michael Fosmire, Laura Fuderer, Kelly Garrett, Helen Georgas, Linda Sharp, Cheri Smith, Michael Spaly & Joni E. Warner

    A test of the effectiveness of interactive multimedia Web sites demonstrates that library users' topic knowledge was significantly greater after visiting the sites than before. Library users want... More

    pp. 527-544

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  4. Web Team Development

    Jennifer Church & Kyle Felker

    The dynamic world of the Web has provided libraries with a wealth of opportunities, including new approaches to the provision of information and varied internal staffing structures. The development... More

    pp. 545-554

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