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ItemOpen Access, Creative Commons, and Author Rights: an Overview for Librarians(Middle Tennessee State University, 2013-04) York, Amy C.Librarians play many roles in the open access movement: as advocates, participants, and as consumers and curators of content. This is an overview of open access definitions and current issues.
ItemTaking Library Instruction into the Online Classroom(Middle Tennessee State University, 2009-01) York, Amy C. ; Vance, JasonThe proliferation of online courses has led librarians to adapt their instructional techniques and follow teaching faculty and students into the online environment. Moving beyond Web pages and online research guides, librarians are now becoming instructional partners in online course management systems. Through an online survey of librarians and a literature review, the authors examine best practices for these "embedded librarians."
ItemTransforming the Library Website(Middle Tennessee State University, 2012-01) York, Amy C. ;A library website is not just a marketing tool, it is an extension of the library. The level of control that an external IT department wields over your web presence impacts how well you can respond to the needs of your remote users. Libraries should maintain as much control as possible over their websites, preferably by hosting them on their own servers.