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    • Biking to Academic Success: A Study on a Bike Desk Implementation at an Academic Library 

      Hoppenfeld, Jared; Graves, Stephanie J.; Sewell, Robin R.; Halling, T. Derek (Taylor & Francis, 2019-06-04)
      Sedentary behavior has increased over the last several decades, and this has led to major life-threatening health issues. Texas A&M University Libraries has introduced an innovative idea in three of their buildings. This ...
    • Common Ground: A History of Public Information in the United States 

      Sare, Laura; Potvin, Sarah (2015-10-08)
      Government documents and scholarly communication have much in common: notably, a shared emphasis on the open and persistent availability of high quality resources to a broader public than might concern other units in a ...
    • Do-It-Yourself for Course Reserves: A Student-Driven Service in an Academic Library 

      Hoppenfeld, Jared; Arant-Kaspar, Wendi (Routledge, 2010-11-15)
      Texas A&M University Libraries has been hard at work putting the power of course reserves in the hands of its users. Reserves services have traditionally been restrictive, granting only faculty the authority to place items ...
    • Engaging with Entrepreneurs in Academic and Public Libraries 

      Hoppenfeld, Jared; Malafi, Elizabeth (Emerald, 2015)
      The purpose of this paper is to explore how academic and public libraries support entrepreneurial researchers and, in doing so, demonstrate impact and share best practices. The authors discuss their own experiences as ...
    • Evidence-Based Collection Management in Psychology: A Comprehensive Analysis of PsycBOOKS 

      Tabacaru, Simona; Ramirez, Diana (American Library Association, 2015-06-27)
      This study examines usage patterns of psychology e-books and equivalent print titles held in Texas A&M University (TAMU) Libraries collections. The authors sought to determine how well PsycBOOKS, a specialized subject-based ...
    • In a Research-Writing Frame of Mind 

      Anders, Kathy Christie; Hemstrom, Cassie (American Library Association, 2016)
      Librarians have been coordinating with composition instructors to offer information literacy instruction in composition classrooms long enough that it can no longer be considered a new trend, but rather a standard feature ...
    • Institutional Map and Atlas Collecting in Eighteenth-Century America 

      Bosse, David (ALA Map and Geography Round Table, 2008-04-17)
      Many colonists brought books, atlases, and maps to America; some assembled personal libraries that would ultimately benefit public institutions. The establishment of academic and subscription libraries initiated institutional ...
    • Lessons Learned by a Standing Search Committee: Developing Better Practices 

      Gilreath, Charles L.; Foster, Christine L.; Reynolds, Leslie J.; Tucker, Sandra L. (Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2009-07)
      This paper describes the reasons for establishing a standing committee for faculty searches at Texas A&M University Libraries, the committee’s practices as they have evolved over time, and the successes the committee has ...
    • Mining Writing Center Data for Information Literacy Practices 

      Graves, Stephanie J.; Anders, Kathy Christie; Balester, Valerie (Reference Services Review, 2017)
      ● Purpose ○ Collaborations between writing centers and libraries create opportunities for providing information literacy intervention for students doing researched writing. This case study gathered data from writing ...
    • Orienting student veterans to the library: Piloting a new model of library orientation 

      LeMire, Sarah; Graves, Stephanie J.; Buckner, Sean; Hawkins, Michael; Freeman, Donald; Smith, Gerald (American Library Association, 2018-06-24)
      Student veterans and military service members are a unique population on college and university campuses. They are non-traditional students and often transfer students who can feel isolated among a large population of ...
    • Research and Publication Practices of Social Science Faculty: A Narrative Inquiry 

      Weare, William H., Jr. (2019-08-19)
      This paper provides an overview of a dissertation in which I am applying narrative inquiry to study the research practices of social science faculty at US universities classified as “Doctoral Universities – Very High ...
    • Service Philosophy Statements in Academic Libraries: A Qualitative Content Analysis 

      Moffett, Paul; Weare, William H., Jr. (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
      Some academic libraries use service philosophy statements to strengthen the quality of their service culture. A service philosophy statement communicates directly to users what they can—and should—expect from the library. ...
    • Support our troops: Strategies for serving veteran & military-affiliated students in academic libraries 

      LeMire, Sarah (Association of College & Research Libraries, 2017-03-27)
      College and universities around the United States are enrolling veteran and military-affiliated students in ever-increasing numbers. Many of these colleges and universities have developed programs and services for veteran ...
    • Supporting our troops: Library services and support for veterans 

      LeMire, Sarah (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
      Veterans are a unique population that can be found in libraries across the United States. Libraries of all types are developing new approaches to the veterans in their patron populations in the wake of the wars in Iraq and ...