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Journal of Academic Librarianship

November 2005 Volume 31, Number 6

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Concurrent Validity of LibQUAL+[TM] Scores: What Do LibQUAL+[TM] Scores Measure?

    Bruce Thompson, Colleen Cook & Martha Kyrillidou

    The present study investigated the validity of LibQUAL+[TM] scores, and specifically how total and subscale LibQUAL+[TM] scores are associated with self-reported, library-related satisfaction and... More

    pp. 517-522

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  2. Education for Digitization: How Do We Prepare?

    Claudia A. Perry

    This paper examines the characteristics and variety of digitization training initiatives in North America and to a lesser extent, Europe, and the growing development of credit-bearing courses and... More

    pp. 523-532

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  3. Using a Decision Grid Process to Build Consensus in Electronic Resources Cancellation Decisions

    Gerri Foudy & Alesia McManus

    Many libraries are expending an increasing part of their collections budgets on electronic resources. At the same time many libraries, especially those which are state funded, face diminishing... More

    pp. 533-538

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  4. Self-Efficacy and the First-Year University Student's Authority of Knowledge: An Exploratory Study

    Anne M. Fields

    Interviews with a small group of first-year university students assessed perceived self-efficacy in the domain of the ability to locate information in two different research contexts. The study... More

    pp. 539-545

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  5. Faculty Views of Open Web Resource Use by College Students

    Nicholas G. Tomaiuolo

    This article assesses both the extent of students' use of open Web resources and library subscription databases and professors' satisfaction with that use as reported by a survey of 120 community... More

    pp. 559-566

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  6. The Missing Link: Context Loss in Online Databases

    Jia Mi & Frederick Nesta

    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... More

    pp. 578-585

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