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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!

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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