I’ve updated my summaries of the NASIG 2012 presentations with the slides, if the presenters have made them available to be posted in SlideShare. In past years, we’ve limited access to this kind of material to members only, and I’m happy that we’re now able to share more of the awesome content that happens at [...]
Speaker: Steve Black, College of Saint Rose
Citation analysis is the study of patterns and frequencies of citations. You might want to do this because it is an objective and quantitative way of looking at a journal’s impact (i.e. how often it is cited). It can also be used to determine the impact of authors, [...]
Speaker: Rick Anderson, University of Utah
He started with an anecdote about a picture of his dog that he thought made her look like Jean Paul Sartre. He then went to find a picture of him on Google, and had absolutely no doubt he’d not only find one quickly, but that he would find one [...]
Presenter: Sarah Sutton, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Began the model with the trigger event — a resource comes up for renewal. Then she began looking at what information is needed to make the decision.
For A&I databases, the primary data pieces are the searches and sessions from the COUNTER release 3 reports. For full-text resources, [...]
Speaker: Kathryn Johns-Masten, State University of New York Oswego
About half of American adults have smart phones now. Readers of e-books tend to read more frequently than others. They may not be reading more academic material, but they are out there reading.
SUNY Oswego hasn’t implemented a mobile site, but the library really wanted one, [...]