Tag Archives: Research

Commentary: Still Saying No to Discovery Services

I came across this recent article about the negative aspects of using discovery tools in library websites. This inspired me to revisit our library’s current decision to resist adopting a discovery service framework for our library website.  I continue to … Continue reading

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The need to critically analyze ebook adoption

Yesterday my colleague and I facilitated a faculty panel on Ebooks in the Academy at the Humanities Symposium on our campus. I presented research on the use of ebooks for academic study, and faculty presented about the use of ebooks … Continue reading

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Where’s the Research?! A Plea for Expanding the Evidence on Ebooks and Educational Technology

I am currently co-facilitating a faculty panel on ebooks at my institution’s upcoming Humanities Symposium. I will be providing context and research results on the use of ebooks for academic study. I will post reflections from that panel here after … Continue reading

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Determining authority when researching

The Patriot news published a story about the errors in reporting the death of JoePa, and the resignation of journalists responsible for the erroneous stories. Besides reminding journalists to fact check before reporting, instead of just copying and pasting, this … Continue reading

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