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EBSS Research Forum in Anaheim, Sat., June 23, 4:00pm - 5:30pm, Disneyland Hotel, Amazon Room

You’re Invited!  Please join us for the EBSS Research Forum

When:      Saturday, June 23
Time:       4 – 5:30 pm (immediately following the EBSS program)
Where:     Disneyland Hotel, Amazon Room

Join us for the American Psychological Association’s (APA) “Excellence in Librarianship Award” followed by informative discussions with colleagues presenting research works in progress. 

Topics include:

  • Shawna Hellenius and Sherry Youssef, Alliant International University: “Information Literacy Needs Assessment for Incoming Psychology Graduate Students. “ Three assessments measured students’ knowledge of EBSS Psychology IL Standards and provide insight into the skills undergraduates carry into graduate studies.
  •  Robin Chin Roemer and Rachel Borchardt, American University: “Towards a Deeper Impact: A Critical Survey of New Trends & Resources in Scholarly Communication & Bibliometrics.” This study examines three gradual changes in the landscape of academic research and their impact on librarianship: increased interdisciplinary collaboration, new bibliometric tools, and the development of online peer networks.
  •  Kirsten Kinsley and Ted Chaffin, Florida State University: “Success Comes in Three’s:  Partnerships and Precision-matching seek Short- and Long-term Student Success Possibilities”. A longitudinal study investigates the short and long-term impacts of collaboration between criminology faculty, librarians and writing center tutors. 
  • Todd Shipman, Auburn University Libraries, “Information-Seeking Habits of In-Service Educators.” Survey results provide useful information related to information literacy in teacher education.

Complimentary refreshments provided by APA!

Kaya van Beynen
Research and Instruction Librarian
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
140 7th Ave. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33704
Ph: 727-873-4626
Email: kayatown@usfsp.edu