Now showing items 1-10 of 1101
Beyond journal impact and usage statistics: Using citation analysis for collection development
Academic libraries have a long history of assessing the collection and determining if the collection meets the need of academic departments. Citation analysis, a research method to understand users’ information behavior, ...
Making evidence-based collection development feasible: Using R coding to automate analysis for action
Collection development practitioners face a complicated publishing environment with many new and developing purchasing models. Even with the new models in development, approval plans and firms orders are still commonly ...
A picture is worth a thousand words: Data visualization for collection assessment
While a number of presentations and webinars have talked about data visualization for library assessment in general, there have been few such presentations focusing on data visualization for collection assessment data. ...
Using easily available data to build collections and understand faculty research for subject librarians
Building collection and assisting with faculty research are two major responsibilities for subject librarians. Collection and research needs are unique to campuses and departments subject librarians serve for. How could ...
Piloting emerging research workshops at University of Houston
University of Houston has recently launched a new initiative called 50 in 5, which aims to increase research output by 50% in 5 years. The liaison department has restructured to have a research team to better respond to ...
Annie Shepherd taught ESL in China for two years before returning to her home state of Texas to obtain an MFA in creative writing from Texas State University. Prior to entering the PhD program in fiction at UH, she taught ...
Justin Jannise grew up in Liberty, Texas, and has lived in Houston since 2015. He studied poetry at Yale and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Justin's work has appeared in Columbia Journal, the Yale Review and The Awl. He likes ...
Brendan Stephens received his MFA from the University of Central Florida. His work is forthcoming or published in the Southeast Review, Carolina Quarterly, and elsewhere. Currently, he is a PhD student at the University ...
Kaj Tanaka's stories have been featured in Longform, selected for Wigleaf’s Best (Very) Short Fictions, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He is the nonfiction editor for BULL Magazine.
Dave Nikityn is from northern New Jersey. He earned a BA in Communication and has studied radio broadcasting, philosophy, and creative writing.