Special Collections and Archives

August 2011

Footnotes 2011-2012 (Volume 21)

August 2011 | November 2011 | February 2012| April 2012

August 2011

Table of Contents

Page 1

  • Building Transformations: 2nd and 4th floors

Page 2 - Resource News

  • Mango Languages
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  • Berg Fashion Library
  • Journal Citation Reports Updated
  • WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
  • Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
  • International Financial Statistics Online
  • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
  • Lyell Collection

Page 3 - Update on Library Services

  • Statistical and Qualitative Software and Training Support Changes
  • Audio Visual Update: Materials and Classroom Services
  • Branch Library Changes
  • Extended Hours for Special Collections and Archives

Page 4

  • 2011: A Dynamic Year for Library Collections
  • Services to Make a Difference

Page 5 - A Note from the Dean, James K. Bracken, Dean of University Libraries

  • The Events Experience at University Libraries

Page 6 - Friends' Corner

  • Upcoming Special Collections and Archives Exhibitions
  • Support University Libraries

November 2011

Table of Contents

Page 1 - Spotlight on Student Success

  • Key Reference Services
  • Libraries' Instructional Services

Page 2 - Resource News

  • Wharton Research Data Services
  • InCites for Research Analytics
  • Ancestry Library Edition
  • Qualtrics for Surveys
  • New Look for RefWorks
  • Women Writers Online
  • Zoological Record
  • iSeek Skills Assessment

Page 3 - Update on Library Services

  • SearchOhio Expands Borrowing Opportunities
  • Locating KSU Dissertations & Theses
  • Student Yearbook Now Available Online
  • Surprise Results from Circulation Study

Page 4 - ...more from the Libraries

  • University Libraries "Embraces" Its New Look
  • Library Collection Update

Page 5 - A Note from the Dean, Jim Bracken, Dean of University Libraries

  • Data-driven Decisions about the Uses of Library Space: Can you please help me with data?

Page 6 - Friends' Corner

  • Civil War Era Acquisitions in Special Collections and Archives

February 2012

Table of Contents

Page 1 - Accessing what you need from the Libraries - Did you know?

  • 24/5
  • On Campus Delivery service
  • Camcorders and more
  • Ordering A/V materials
  • Delivery to distance learning students
  • Interlibrary loan and article e-delivery

Page 2 - Resource News

  • Ohio LINK
  • APA PsycNET Now Available
  • Architecture in ARTstore
  • Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries

Page 3 - Update on Library Services

  • Proxy borrowing information
  • Course reserves
  • FREE Copier Feature: Scan-to-File
  • Computers in the "Aisles of Light"

Page 4 - ...more from the Libraries

  • Celebrate reading with Kent State University Libraries
  • Plan a Display in University Library
  • Student Multimedia Studio Tips: PowerPoint 2010 Multimedia Features

Page 5 - A Note from the Dean, Jim Bracken, Dean of University Libraries

  • Re-Friending the Library

Page 6 - Friends' Corner

  • In Memory: Librarian Rosemary D. Harrick

April 2012

Table of Contents

Page 1 - Special Collections & Archives -- A Jewel in the Tower

  • Exhibits:  Telling a Story through Unique Collections
  • Personalized Research Assistance
  • Hands-on Instructional Program

Page 2 - Resource News

  • Predatory Open-Access Publishers
  • The Passing of the Print - Encyclopaedia Britannica
  • China/Asia on Demand
  • OhioLINK Music Center
  • Oxford Reference Online
  • Jewish Virtual Library

Page 3 - Update on Library Services

  • Course Reserve Requests for Summer and fall 2012
  • 24/5 Our Experience to Date
  • New Website Coming for University Libraries

Page 4 - ...more from the Libraries

  • Calling Alumni Authors for Kent Reads Presentations - Fall 2012
  • Faculty Writing Group Fall 2012
  • Student Multimedia Studio Tips:  Historical Documentaries

Page 5 - A Note from the Dean, Jim Bracken, Dean of University Libraries

  • It is Not Too Late to Get to Know Your Personal Librarian

Page 6 - Friends' Corner

  • Are You a Community Borrower?