Presentation: The Value of Virtual Libraries

Several memebers of the ELP team gave a lively presentation to the BioIT Coalititon about the value of having virtual libraries and how they can create effective access to information. The Value of Virtual Libraries: Creating Effective Access to Information. … Continued

Conducting Virtual Focus Groups with Distance Adult Learners

How do you reach a completely online population to get insight when you don’t have opportunities to communicate with your users in person?  Assessing library resources and services at a distance holds unique challenges in gathering the data needed for … Continued

Webwise: Libraries and Museums Engaging Youth in STEM Learning

The preconference for Webwise (http://webwise2011.library.du.edu/) began today in downtown Baltimore, MD.  The preconference had different tracks, one more focused on data curation and the other on Engaging Youth in STEM Learning. I attended the STEM preconference. The first talk was by by Milton Chen … Continued

Regional AMWA presentation

Susan Payne presented a streamed presentation about Finding Medical Information Online (use this link to access the slides of the presentation) to the regional chapter of AMWA on Friday, June 11. If you missed the AMWA talk (Finding Medical Information Online) … Continued

Will Libraries be Mobile in the Future?

A recent online symposium, The Future is Mobile, asks if libraries are ready to reach mobile users with smart phones. Speaker Mike Teets, OCLC VP of Innovation, suggested that mobile services are not just for fun, but are critical to … Continued

Meeting Presentation: Regional AMWA Talk

Susan Payne presented a streamed presentation about Finding Medical Information Online (use this link to access the slides of the presentation) to the regional chapter of AMWA on Friday, June 11. According to Microsoft’s Bing team, there are over one trillion … Continued

A Model for Embedding Library Resources into Online Learning

Last week Jennifer Castaldo and Anita Norton presented a poster at the Fourteenth Off Campus Library Services Conference. This conference is offered every two years and focuses on issues involving providing library resources and services to distance education faculty and … Continued

Finding Medical Information Online

According to Microsoft’s Bing team, there are over one trillion web pages in existence. Google has indexed more than one trillion discrete web addresses. With massive amounts of information at our disposal, how do we sift through all that is … Continued