Assessment from a distance: A case study implementing focus groups at an online library.

Jennifer C. Hill and Christine Patterson recently published an article, Assessment from a distance: A case study implementing focus groups at an online library, in College & Undergraduate Libraries. Their article delves into the complete process of piloting virtual focus groups—from planning and implementation through the analysis of results for a completely online student population. […]


Choosing a Discovery Tool for YOUR Unique Library

On November 3, 2011, Jennifer Castaldo moderated and presented on a panel at the Charleston Conference. The proceedings paper is currently available online and will be published by Purdue University in October 2012. Abstract: Our users want an easier way to search library resources and currently there are many discovery tools available, which can seem daunting.  How […]


Consider the Alumni Library

In 2011, Distance Education Librarian Patricia Lovett published an editorial in an Elseiver journal. This article is a thought piece about the current status of online alumni libraries—their collections, services, financial and staffing structure, and offers some suggestions and thoughts for future sustainability. Lovett, P. (2011). Consider the Alumni Library. Serials Review, 37(3), 147-148. doi:10.1016/j.serrev.2011.05.001.