|MLIS, University of South Carolina|
|MA, University of South Carolina ‐ English|
University of South Florida
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Of Fans, Friends and Followers: Methods for Assessing Social Media Outreach in Special Collections Repositories Journal of Web Librarianship (2013)
This article provides the results of an empirical study that examined social media usage in special collections departments at 125 Association of Research Libraries member institutions.
Special collections and the new web: Using LibGuides to provide meaningful access Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship (2011)
Librarians have long struggled to find user-friendly mediums to provide meaningful information to patrons; using bibliographies, pathfinders, and subject guides with varying degrees of success. Content management systems, such as Springshare’s LibGuides, have recently been ...
Transforming special collections through innovative uses for LibGuides Collection Building (2011)
Purpose – This paper seeks to explore the utility of Springshare’s LibGuides platform for special collections repositories and to evaluate the collection guides built by Special & Digital Collections at the University of South Florida ...
Postmodernism, Processing, and the Profession: Towards a Theoretical Reading of Minimal Standards Provenance (2010)
While the ramifications of minimal standards processing for practice are well-documented, the theoretical questions which Greene and Meissner's 2005 article "More Product, Less Process" raises are not. This article seeks to address the broader ideological ...
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Data-Driven Decision Making: A Holistic Approach to Assessment in Special Collections Repositories 2012 Library Assessment Conference (2012)
Faced with shrinking budgets and reduced staffing, the University of South Florida Libraries Special & Digital Collections Department (SDC) implemented a comprehensive, integrated assessment program to better focus its diminished resources within clear strategic goals. ...
Transforming Special Collections: A (Lib)Guide to Innovation. Peer-reviewed poster session presented at the American Library Association 2010 Annual Conference. Special & Digital Collections Faculty and Staff Publications (2010)
“Special Collections as Laboratories,” a recent posting on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s The Wired Campus blog, revived the myth of special collections as dusty and often forgotten repositories. This poster session illustrates how Special ...