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    • Grey/Gray Matter: The Role of Institutional Repositories 

      Mercer, Holly (2011-04-15)
      The speaker defines the role of an institutional repository and explains how it aids in preservation and scholarship. The session reviews trends in preservation services, providing remote access to collections, and ...
    • It's Not About A Desk 

      Jaros, Joe; Foster, Chris; Bedard, Martha (2004-05-19)
      The issue of replacing reference librarians with staff on the desk is combined with the issue of development of a single service point. Cross training and reorganization will be discussed for an impact on positive staff ...
    • Keeping Students Engaged with Web-Based Polling in the Library Instruction Session 

      Hoppenfeld, Jared (Emerald, 2012)
      This research was performed with the goal of determining the potential benefit(s) of including web-based polling in the library instruction classroom. Over the course of a year, web-based polling was used in library ...
    • 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 ...
    • Metadata Value Chain for Open Access Journals 

      Mercer, Holly; Dyas-Correia, Sharon (Taylor and Francis, 2011)
      In this session, Holly Mercer presented a case for finding global solutions to improve the metadata that is available for journals, particularly small, independent open access journals. She discussed the scholarly ...
    • Myths and Value in the Deposit of ETDs: A Final Teachable Moment 

      Carlson, David (2013-03-05)
      Presentation given on March 1, 2013 to Texas Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association (TxETDA) meeting at Texas A&M University. The presentation addresses the issue surrounding the choices made by student in access ...
    • Open Access Publishing of ETD’s: Requirements and Implications of complying with Budapest, Bethesda and Berlin 

      Clement, Gail (Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations, 2012-09)
      [Introduction] Open access publishing appears to be an important value for the worldwide ETD community. The term ‘Open Access’ has been a prominent theme of most every international ETD conference since 2004, and appears ...
    • Oral Tradition in Historical Research 

      Hankins, Rebecca (International Oral History Association Proceedings, 2004-06)
      This article will chronicle how those professionals called archivist, charged with collecting, preserving, and making primary source materials including oral history resources available to the public, view their role in ...
    • Subject Access to Your Information 

      Tucker, Sandra (2006-08-01)
    • A Tale of Two Depositories: Weeding Federal Depository Collections 

      Sare, Laura (DttP: Documents to the People, 2009)