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Do you know an academic, government, or law librarian who has made distinguished contributions to the library profession through research, service to the profession, or other creative activity? Consider nominating him/her for the Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award!
Nominees should have achieved distinction in one or more of the following areas:
- Planning and implementation of a model bibliography/information services program in a law, government document, or political science library.
- History of contributions to the field through research, publications and other activities displaying active participation in the advancement of law/political science librarianship.
- Service to the profession through ACRL or related regional and national organizations.
- Promotion or development of an education program for law and political science librarianship that has served as a model for other courses and programs.
The award recipient receives $1,000 and a plaque sponsored by SAGE-CQ Press.
Nominations should be submitted with the name and contact information of the nominee as well as a short narrative supporting the nomination. The narrative must speak to the impact of the nominee’s work on librarianship in law/political science through the areas of distinction.
The award committee will also contact the nominee’s supervisor for more detailed information and a CV, which will be considered along with the nominator’s narrative. Individuals may nominate themselves or others.
For more details about the award or to learn about previous recipients, visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/awards/achievementawards/martalangecq
Nominations are due December 4th.
Chair, Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award Committee
Bahr, Ellen, and Chandler Harriss. “One-to-One Instruction.” College & Research Libraries News 76.1 (2015): 14-17.
Becker, Bernd W. "Embedded Librarianship: A Point-Of-Need Service." Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 29.3 (2010): 237-240.
Coonin, Bryna, Beth Filar Williams, and Heidi Steiner. "Fostering Library as a Place for Distance Students: Best Practices from Two Universities." Internet Reference Services Quarterly 16.4 (2011): 149-158.
DeVoe, Kristina M. "Chat Widgets: Placing Your Virtual Reference Services At Your User's Point(S) Of Need." Reference Librarian 49.1 (2008): 99-101.
Henry, Cynthia L., Kimberly K. Vardeman, and Carrye K. Syma. "Reaching Out: Connecting Students to Their Personal Librarian." Reference Services Review 40.3 (2012): 396-407.
Kayongo, Jessica, and Elizabeth Van Jacob. "Burning the Midnight Oil: Librarians, Students, and Late-Night Chat Reference at the University of Notre Dame." Internet Reference Services Quarterly 16.3 (2011): 99-109.
Kennedy, Scott. "Farewell to the Reference Librarian." Journal of Library Administration 51.4 (2011): 319-325.
Kilzer, Rebekah. "Reference as Service, Reference as Place: A View of Reference in the Academic Library." Reference Librarian 52.4 (2011): 291-299.
Kimok, Debra, and Holly Heller-Ross. "Visual Tutorials for Point-Of-Need Instruction in Online Courses." Journal of Library Administration 48.3/4 (2008): 527-543.
Knapp, Jeffrey A., Nicholas J. Rowland, and Eric P. Charles. "Retaining Students by Embedding Librarians into Undergraduate Research Experiences." Reference Services Review 42.1 (2014): 129-147.
MacDonald, James, and Kealin McCabe. "Iroam: Leveraging Mobile Technology to Provide Innovative Point of Need Reference Services." Code4lib Journal 13 (2011): 1-7.
Malenfant, Chuck, and Nora Egan Demers. "Collaboration for Point-Of-Need Library Instruction." Reference Services Review 32.3 (2004): 264-273.
Mathews, Brian. "Flip the Model: Strategies for Creating and Delivering Value." Journal of Academic Librarianship Jan. 2014: 16+.
McCabe, Kealin M., and James R.W. MacDonald. "Roaming Reference: Reinvigorating Reference through Point of Need Service." Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library & Information Practice & Research 6.2 (2011): 1-15.
Robinson, Kathryn. "Point-Of-Need Customer Service: Mobile Service Using Wireless Technology." Journal of Access Services 3.2 (2005): 1-14.
Ruppel, Margie, and Amy Vecchione. "It's Research Made Easier!" SMS and Chat Reference Perceptions." Reference Services Review 40.3 (2012): 423-448.
Sekyere, Kwabena. "Embedding an IM Widget in Research Databases: Helping Users at Their Point-Of-Need." Electronic Journal of Academic & Special Librarianship 10.2 (2009): 1-5.
Southwell, Karen, and Judith Brook. "Embedded Assignment Guides - Point Of Need Instruction on the Web." Georgia Library Quarterly 41.1 (2004): 5-8.
Stevens, Christy R. "Reference Reviewed and Re-Envisioned: Revamping Librarian and Desk-Centric Services with LibStARs and LibAnswers." Journal of Academic Librarianship 39.2 (2013): 202-14.
Trump, Judith F., Ian P. Tuttle, and Robert E. Dugan. "Here, There, and Everywhere: Reference at the Point-Of-Need." Journal of Academic Librarianship 27.6 (2001): 464.
Vucovich, Lee A., et al. "Is the Time and Effort Worth It? One Library's Evaluation of Using Social Networking Tools for Outreach." Medical Reference Services Quarterly 32.1 (2013): 12-25.
Walker, Kevin W, and Michael Pearce. "Student Engagement in One-Shot Library Instruction." Journal of Academic Librarianship 40.3-4 (2014): 281-90.
Walsh, Andrew. "QR Codes - Using Mobile Phones to Deliver Library Instruction and Help at the Point of Need." Journal of Information Literacy 4.1 (2010): 55-63.
Whitchurch, Michael J. "A Quick Response: QR Code Use at the Harold B. Lee Library." Reference Librarian 53.4 (2012): 392-402.
Just wanted to bring attention to the Twitter promotions launched by the Alzheimer's Association for its monthlong June event, Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month: http://alz.org/abam
There is a Promoted hashtag #EndAlzheimers. Promoted means that the hashtag will always appear at the top of the list of trends alongside the Twitter timeline. There's a link of attribution underneath the Promoted hashtag, which in this case is labeled Promoted by Alzheimer's Assoc. Clicking either the hashtag or attribution takes you to the timeline for that Promoted hashtag.
The top of the Promoted hashtag timeline - Top, not All - has a designated top story. In this case, hitting Refresh gives you a designated array of Top Tweets from the Alzheimer's Association. The photo below features a photo of Grey's Anatomy TV actor Kevin McKidd, wearing the campaign t-shirt, along with a link to the campaign's main page at http://alz.org/abam and then also the Twitter account of the organization, Alzheimer's Association at @alzassociation
Like I said, hit Refresh (F5) and you'll get tweets featuring photos of other celebrities wearing the campaign t-shirt (or other sportswear), including singers Grace Potter and Joey McIntyre, actor Seth Rogen, a woman named Joan said to have Alzheimer's, and a handful of the banner artwork created for the campaign.
LLAMA/Data Collection for Library Managers
August 14, 2015
9AM PT/ 10AM MT/ 11AM CT/ 12PM ET/ 7PM Kuwait
Recorder: Kari Lucas
1. Welcome and roll call
Nancy Fawley, Kari Lucas, Sarah Naper (chair), Donna Smith, John Wiggins
2. Administrative business
2a. Call for additional Agenda Items (all members)
Additions to agenda—none
2b. Review and approve minutes (please review previous meeting minutes on ALA Connect at http://connect.ala.org/node/243464)
Approved as written
3. Working Groups Reports
New members self-selected into roughly even groups. Continue practice of one subgroup membership.
3b. Reviews of Tools (Donna Smith)
Want to provide service to collect information on tools that collection data in different ways, someone who used it to review it, provide basic information on what is wanted in the review. Pleased with current template. Discussing where to put the information. Are making forward momentum. Waiting for more examples of reviews.
3c. What's Your Story? (Sarah Naper)
Working google document to draft outline of three webinars: Intro to research design, research design, data visualization. Next steps are to refine the third session; writing learning outcomes; identify speakers; write proposal for LLAMA webinar proposal form; and run by sister committee. Webinar call before Midwinter Meeting will be able to meet. Sarah Schmidt to take over chairing subgroup.
Action: Please send names of potential speakers for each of the three webinars to Sarah Naper.
3d. Assessment Findings Repository (Sarah Naper for Jessame Ferguson)
Provided latest draft of document with DCLM. Feedback from MAES is mixed. Draft has been sent to Kerry Ward, ALA staff who works with LLAMA, asking him for feedback. Kerry Ward is willing to take this to LLAMA for support.
4. Additional Ideas and Future Projects
4a. Data Collection Bibliography/Literature Organization working group (John Wiggins)
Tabled for present time.
4b. Call for additional ideas (all members)
5. Additional New Business
5a. New members: what does success look like? What do you hope to achieve on this committee?
Each subgroup has new members. Send a welcome email describing how the committee and its subcommittee works. Sarah will work on a message to send to new committee members.
Lori C. Lauterbach (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017) email@example.com
Colleen Seale (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016) firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Ava Marie Brillat (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017) email@example.com
Ms. Patricia Southard Greenstein (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016) firstname.lastname@example.org
Jessica Hagman (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016) email@example.com
Ms. Elizabeth A. Kocevar-Weidinger (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016) firstname.lastname@example.org
Yvette C. May (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017) email@example.com
Mr. Shannon George Richie (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016) firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrea Hill (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2020) email@example.com