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24-hour access : Responding to students' need for late library hours at the University of Denver
The University of Denver's Penrose Library saw a substantial increase in use as a result of several new and enhanced services over a six-year period. In turn, longer operating hours and increased staffing for a 24-hours-a-day, ...
Is there an information literacy skills gap to be bridged? An examination of faculty perceptions and activities relating to information literacy in the United States and England
(American Library Association, 2010-05)
Surveys of faculty were conducted at two higher education institutions in England and the United States to ascertain their perceptions of information literacy. Faculty were also asked about the extent to which they ...
A bookless library, part I : Relocating print materials to off-site storage
This article presents an analysis of the feasibility of a bookless library in a research setting. As spaces for collections are being converted for increased study and community spaces, many libraries have been moving ...
The missing link: context loss in online databases
Full-text databases do not allow for the complexity of the interaction of the human eye and brain with printed matter. As a result, both content and context may be lost. The authors propose additional indexing fields that ...
A bookless library, part II : Managing access services with no in-house collections
In the spring of 2011, the Penrose Library at the University of Denver began the process of storing all materials, services, and staff to temporary locations in preparation for a building renovation project. The library ...
Are A & I services in a death spiral?
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2010)
Managing the access services desk : Utilizing layered levels of staff skills
In addition to circulation interactions, it is shown that access services desks field a wide array of multifaceted interactions. The management at the University of Denver's Penrose Library developed a system of layered ...
Revitalizing the library OPAC: Interface, searching, and display challenges
(American Library Association, 2008-03)
The behavior of academic library users has drastically changed in recent years. Internet search engines have become the preferred tool over the library online public access catalog (OPAC) for finding information. Libraries ...