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Beyond bibliographic instruction: Science research workshops
Over the past three academic years, I have offered a series of Science Research Workshops that have gone beyond basic bibliographic instruction and database searching. Although these workshops are available to any ...
STEM-ulating minds: Facilitating a user-lead active learning environment with the FabLab ConFab
The presenters will describe the project consultation created for the new learning environment arising in many libraries: the makerspace or fab lab. The UT Arlington FabLab is a space developed in October 2014 that provides ...
Library Deans' Panel Discussion
Data: Its rising importance in research, and where to find it
Data files are sought after by students, the informed public, and fellow researchers, no longer the exclusive property of the scientist or of interest only to the social science geek. Finding them isn’t routine yet. We ...
University website placement for libraries and research ranking
There are several famous quotes from individuals associated with successful universities that draw a correlation between the location of the library and its value to the institution. The digital age blurs the concept of ...
Discovery of the God Particle and Makings of Dark Matter Beams
Dr. Jaehoon Yu, professor of physics at the University of Texas at Arlington, will discuss the discovery of the Higgs particle at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Laboratory for Nuclear and Particle Physics ...
Library subject guides and STEM: Innovations in academic pathways
This presentation demonstrates how North Lake College’s Library uses Library Subject guides (Lib Guides) to prepare students for not only STEM majors, but also STEM careers, leading to student success. The proposal illustrates ...
Research methods for STEM librarians: Perspectives from a narrative inquiry angle
As Librarians, we are expected and required to conduct research so as to contribute to the advancement of the profession and the global knowledge base in Library, Archival, Museum and Information Science. A review of the ...
MOOCs: A path to success or a good way to ruin your weekends?
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) came to prominence in 2012. This “disruptive technology” was hyped and expectations inflated, but then came disillusionment and now hopefully a more realistic view of their potential. ...
Free STEM e-textbooks: LSU Libraries’ initiative and its impact
Louisiana State University Libraries recently launched an initiative to provide students free access to required textbooks. Using course adoption title lists, the Libraries identifies required textbooks that are in existing ...