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University Libraries: New Faculty Orientation

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University Libraries: New Faculty Orientation
8/21/2012

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University Libraries: New Faculty Orientation

  1. 1. University LibrariesNew Faculty OrientationJoseph A. Salem, Jr.Head, Research & Learning Servicesjsalem@uakron.edu330-972-85818/21/2012
  2. 2. Bierce Library• Humanities• Fine and Applied Arts Social Sciences• Business• Location: Buchtel Common• User Support Services (research and reference services)• Office of Student Academic Success (tutoring)• Zip Support (technology support) 2
  3. 3. Science & Technology • Sciences • Technology • Polymers • Engineering • Health and Medicine • Location: Auburn Science Center 3
  4. 4. Archival Services • Collection, preservation, and access to the history of The University of Akron and the region. • Location: The Polsky Building 4
  5. 5. Subject Librarians• Librarians working with each department on campus: – Integrating information literacy into your department’s curriculum – Supporting individual research projects for students, faculty, and staff – Selecting information resources in your subject area – Supporting online learning – Meeting information and technology needs of UA students, faculty, and staff in each department 5
  6. 6. OhioLINK• Consortium of 88 college and university libraries in Ohio – 49.5 million books and other library materials – Millions of electronic articles – 17,000 electronic journals – 140 electronic research databases – 68,000 e-books – Thousands of images, videos and sounds – 35,000 theses and dissertations from Ohio students 6
  7. 7. Selected Resources • KnowItNow • RefWorks • Interlibrary Loan • Course Reserves • E-journal Finder • Research Databases 7
  8. 8. American Libraries Design Showcase2012: Technology Enabled Library 8
  9. 9. Technology Enabled • Smart boards • Smart projectors • Multimedia workstations (Mac & PC) • Circulating iPads • Circulating laptops • Circulating cameras • Emerging Technology Lab • Learning Studios 9
  10. 10. Learning Studios 10
  11. 11. Learning Studios • Multiple displays • White boards • Smart boards • Flexible furniture • 2 in Bierce Library • 1 in Science & Technology • Can be scheduled for individual class sessions and used by students 11
  12. 12. Questions? 12

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