UF Libraries Journal Club
2008
An informal forum for library faculty and staff to discuss recent library science articles and their own research.

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Journal Club meets biweekly on Thursdays at 1 pm in the Library East conference room.

Date
Speaker
Title
Type
January 31 'Nita Ferree

The McDonaldization of academic libraries?

College & Research Libraries
v. 61 no. 3 (May 2000) p. 248-61

Journal Article
February 14 Denise Bennett & Brian Keith

Smathers 2010: recruitment and retention challenges and strategies for the future


Article:

Recruiting Non-MLIS Graduate Students to Academic Librarianship

PDF

HTML

Moderated Discussion
February 28 Hesham Monsef

Geographic Information System application developed for the Egyptian libraries

What is GIS?

What is remote sensing?

President Bush Discusses Importance of Democracy in Middle East

Americans for Democracy in the Middle East

American Embassy In Cairo, Public Affairs Section

Research
March 13

Chelsea Dinsmore, Val Davis, Sara Russell Gonzalez, & Carrie Newsom

When Junior Librarians Find Themselves in Charge

Article:

The Crisis and Opportunities in Library Leadership

PDF

Journal Article
March 27 Lori Driscoll

Attending the World International Property Organization Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights meeting


An overview of WIPO

WIPO website

Report
April 10 Erich Kesse & Betsy Simpson

Results of the RLG Programs Descriptive Metadata Practices Survey

Interpretation of the results (13pgs)

Data Supplement (46pgs)

Discussion
April 24 Christopher Vallandingham

Discussion of the topic: "State-sanctioned Spying: The Legal Framework of the US Intelligence Community."

Article:

THE UNRESOLVED EQUATION OF
ESPIONAGE AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

PDF

Research
May 8 Jimmie Lundgren, Nancy Poehlmann, Betsy Simpson, Priscilla Williams, & Naomi Young

LC Working Group Report on the Future of Bibliographic Control

Final Report

Discussion
May 22 Linda Butson & Mary Edwards

Learning from Distance Learners

Article:
"Assessing the library needs and preferences of off-campus students: Surveying distance education students from the Midwest to the West Indies."

PDF

Research
June 5 Jorge Gonzalez

"Problems That Arise When Providing Geographic Coordinate Information for Cataloged Maps"

Coordinates, Series B, No.8

Journal Article
June 19 Rae Jesano

Limitations of the Physicians' Desk Reference 2007

Article

Journal Article
July 10   Cancelled  
July 24 Wallace McLendon

Library Collaboration Commons

Readings: Emerging Technologies for Learning & The Mouse Is Dead

Discussion
August 7 Nancy Schaefer Using audience response technology to teach academic integrity: “The seven deadly sins of plagiarism” at Dickinson College.

PDF
Powerpoint
Journal Article
August 21 Cathy Martyniak & Lori Driscoll

Section 108 of the Copyright Act

"The Section 108 Study Group Report: Executive Summary"

Discussion
September 18 Carol McAuliffe

Books Open the World: A Community Libraries Project in Rural Uganda

"Libraries in the Wild"

and

"The cost of getting books read in rural Africa: Estimates from a survey of library use in Burkina Faso."

Articles
October 2 LeiLani Freund & Michele Crump

Reference Renaissance

Lance Heidig’s LibGuide and discussion of learning to love Web 2.0, “Becoming Ambient”

Reference Renaissance Conference Plenary Podcast - First speaker, David Lankes.

David Lankes has a long paper on “Participatory Librarianship” for those who would like to read more.

Podcast & Readings
October 16 Hesham Monsef & Jennifer Farrington

Developing an Online GIS Interface for Topographic Maps

What is GIS?

Geography Matters

For those who would like to read more: What is ArcIMS? and Topographic Maps.

Readings
November 6 Ellie Bushhousen

LibGuides Use of Web 2.0 Apps

Article:
"How may I help thee? Let me count the 2.0 ways…"

Discussion
November 20 Bess de Farber

Cultural Heritage Collections: Grants Programs for Fundable Conservation/Preservation Projects

The Heritage Health Index Report on the State of America's Collections: Introduction and Executive Summary (For more info see: IMLS Connecting to Collections)

Report

 

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