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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, ...
Children's books in the digital world : The bigger picture for our graduates
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 3/27/2015)
This paper highlights a unique pilot program to test the utility of providing award-winning children’s literature in e-book format at an academic library. A high demand for quality PreK–12 literature exists at many ...
Let's circulate : A report on the 1st annual New Jersey Access Services Meeting
In 2014, access services librarians and professional staff from various institutions all over New Jersey came together at The College of New Jersey, in Ewing Township, to discuss regional trends and issues in access services. ...
Access services at Penrose Library, University of Denver : A case study
The endeavors of the Access Services Department of University of Denver's (DU) Penrose Library is introduced as a six-year case study. The purpose, mission, and functions of the department are described.
What Makes Access Services Staff Happy? A Job Satisfaction Survey
This article reports the results of a survey that analyzed the job satisfaction of 361 library access services practitioners. Library access services staff were surveyed and asked to rate job satisfaction based on Maslow's ...
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 ...
Accessing electronic reserves at the University of Denver : A faculty satisfaction survey
With the migration from Docutek to Ares Course Reserves management system, the University of Denver's Penrose Course Reserves department reached out to faculty at the university through a mixed methods survey to determine ...
RapidR: Innovative Resource Sharing for Physical Delivery
Resource sharing practices are always evolving, with new software, tools, and consortia available to streamline and enhance operations. RapidILL's introduction of RapidR represents a groundbreaking way for libraries to ...
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 ...
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 ...