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



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For questions, please contact:

Amy Buhler
'Nita Ferree

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

January 29 Bonnie Smith, Missy Shoop, & Jan Swanbeck

ABC's of Diversity

Article: "Recruitment, Retention, & Diversity In Libraries & Higher Education: Why Doing the Right Thing is Easier Said than Done" by Kynita Stringer-Stanback

Panel Discussion
February 26 Beth Layton The Problem with Peer Review

Article: "The Role of Peer Review for Scholarly Journals in the Information Age" by David Solomon
Article Discussion
March 26 Angie Soto

Ideas for Library Outreach

"The Embedded Librarian" by Karen Ramsay & Jim Kinnie
"Family Storytimes for New Immigrants Combine Learning and Fun" by Evette Barry

Article Discussion
April 30 Margeaux Johnson

Library Mobile Initiatives

"Library Mobile Initiatives"
by E. Kroski

Article Discussion
May 28 Nancy Poehlmann, Jimmie Lundgren, & Priscilla Williams

Developments Concerning Genre/Form and Access to Library Materials

"Applying Form/Genre Headings to Foreign Films..."
by Jeannette Ho

Article Discussion
June 25 Alicia Antone

Library advancement and development

1. What's so special about Special Collections?
"Fundraising for special collections" by Gwendolen Rochester Leighty

2. What are we telling our donors about the future of academic libraries?
A Strategy for Academic Libraries in the First Quarter of the 21st Century" by David W. Lewis

Article Discussion
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