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  • Author(s):
    Jenna Mrozinske
    Abstract:

    Marcy Simons, organizational development librarian at the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Libraries, has published a book titled “Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration.” She explores the remarkable transformations in the academic library profession over decades and outlines how this complex history can prepare the industry for future change.

    Date Published:
    2018-04-25
  • Author(s):
    Tara O'Leary
    Abstract:

    A significant but largely inaccessible survey of more than 130,000 women religious in the late 1960s is now available to scholars around the world, thanks to a digital preservation effort by the University of Notre Dame Archives and Hesburgh Libraries.

    University archivists, librarians, subject experts and digital preservation specialists collaborated to migrate The Conference of Major Superiors of Women (CMSW) Sisters’ Survey of 1967 to a digital format that researchers can access online.

    Date Published:
    2017-10
  • Author(s):
    Jenna Mrozinske
    Abstract:

    On May 4, 2018, five undergraduate students from the University of Notre Dame received an Undergraduate Library Research Award. This annual award is earned by students who demonstrate exemplary research skills and utilize a breadth of library services, resources and expertise for their research or creative projects. This article highlights the 2018 awardees.

    Date Published:
    2018-05
  • Author(s):
    Mandy Havert, Jonathan D. Schwarz
    Abstract:

    The iconic Hesburgh Library building was nearing its 50th anniversary when review of the facilities program began in advance of renovation planning. This talk centers on graduate student workspaces, in particular closed study carrels that were characterized as ‘mop closets’ by some occupants. In 2013, review of existing data and feedback informed the initial planning for renovation of one tower floor in the library and its graduate student spaces. Through a series of focus groups, ope…

    Date Created:
    2017-10-10
    Resource Type
    Presentation
  • Author(s):
    Thurston Miller, Kathleen Fleming
    Abstract:

    Confusion and frustration are two of the emotions often felt by undergraduates when they are expected to do library research. They do no know where to start, and are unable to select appropriate terms or sources to search. Furthermore, instructors overestimate the literature research skills of their students. In CHEM 23201, a required one semester course, we introduced a research strategy worksheet as a way to guide students on things to consider when searching the literature. We assumed that…

  • Author(s):
    Diane Parr Walker
    Abstract:

    A selective, annotated bibliography of resources on various aspects of copyright and licensing related to the study and performance of music.

    Date Published:
    2017-07
  • Author(s):
    Helen Hockx-Yu
    Abstract:

    Presentation given at iPres2017, the 14th International Conference on Digital Preservation which took place in Kyoto, Japan on September 25 – 29, 2017. It is based on a paper which was accepted by the conference https://curate.nd.edu/show/9p290863t3j.

    Date Created:
    2017-10-05
    Resource Type
    Presentation
  • Author(s):
    Suzy Conway
    Abstract:

    Annotated bibliography of Suzy Conway’s private Edward Gorey book collection that aims to acquaint readers with everything Gorey illustrated in books, magazines, journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other formats.

    Date Created:
    2017-08-17
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    Mandy Havert
    Abstract:

    Do you struggle with locating your files? Is it nearly impossible for you to find and retrieve articles and content that you’ve saved on a moment’s notice? Does your bookmark file look like a junk drawer from the kitchen or garage? Are you still storing 17 drafts of that paper you completed, turned in, edited, resubmitted and received a final grade on years ago because you don’t remember which paper-final-final-final.doc is the actual final copy?

    If yes is the answer to any of these questio…

    Date Created:
    2016-09-27
    Resource Type
    Presentation
  • Author(s):
    Rick Johnson
    Abstract:

    Editor’s Summary: Scholarly research is at the forefront of innovation, especially with a breadth of new technologies that can enhance the research process. However, in a race for scholars to produce more and more new findings, documentation practices and reproduction of results may be neglected. Lack of validation through reproduction can lead to a general distrust of scholarly research and experiments, but a more generous approach to information sharing could be the answer to this issue…

    Date Published:
    2017-04-01
  • Creator(s):
    Sr. Marie Augusta Neal
    Description:

    This dataset was originally created by Sister Marie Augusta Neal (1921-2004), S.N.D..

    Sr Neal was a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. She started her teaching career at Emmanuel College in 1953 later receiving a doctorate in sociology from Harvard University in 1963. In 1965 she became Director of the Research Committee for the Conference of Major Superiors of Women (later renamed The Leadership Conference of Women Religious). In this position she began a study of the lives…

    Date Created:
    2017-04-10
  • Author(s):
    Helen Hockx-Yu
    Abstract:

    Slides of a talk given as a CDS workshop at the Hesburgh Library on December 8, 2016. It introduces the basic concepts in digital preservation and web archiving. It also includes an overview of the key challenges, common practice and standards in both areas, discussed using real-world examples.

    Date Created:
    2016-12-08
    Resource Type
    Presentation