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  • Author(s):
    Parker Ladwig, Cheri Smith, Linda Doversberger, Sherri Jones, Jennifer Parker, Barbara Pietraszewski
    Abstract:

    A syllabus study was conducted to indicate potential directions for the library instruction program at the University of Notre Dame, a comprehensive Level One institution in Indiana. In addition to identifying those courses which might benefit from library instruction that are not currently utilizing these services, the authors also tested several hypotheses regarding library use. A total of 144 syllabi were collected from a random sample of classes and were analyzed to determine the degree t…

  • Author(s):
    Cheri Smith
    Abstract:

    Today’s academic libraries are faced with the need to be proactive and imaginative in developing instructional tools for the effective use of information technology. Ideas and comments from students provide valuable insights but may not typically be communicated to library professionals. This article focuses on the importance of gathering student input and addressing expressed academic library instruction needs. It also dis- cusses the roles that external entities can play in guiding meth…

  • Author(s):
    Cheri Smith
    Abstract:

    Academic libraries handle missing items in a variety of ways. The Hesburgh Libraries of the University of Notre Dame recently revamped their system for replacing or withdrawing missing items. This article describes the new process that uses a customized database to facilitate efficient and effective communication, tracking, and selector decision making for large numbers of missing items.