Now showing items 1-10 of 16
A completed ETD paradigm: The workflow from submission to preservation at Texas Tech University
This paper discusses a complete ETD paradigm that has been developed at Texas Tech University over the past nine years, which includes the submission, publication, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations. ...
Testing the Viability of the READ Scale: Qualitative Statistics for Academic Reference Services
(Association of College & Research Libraries, 2010-03)
The READ Scale (Reference Effort Assessment Data) is a six-point scale tool for recording qualitative statistics by placing an emphasis on recording effort, knowledge, skills, and teaching used by staff during a reference ...
Reaching out: Connecting Students to Their Personal Librarian
This paper aims to highlight how librarians at Texas Tech University Libraries are thinking outside the box. Librarians launched services in a number of directions by creating new service points through videos, QR code ...
3D Animation in the Academic Library: A New Frontier
(Educause Conference Proceedings, 2008-02-20)
The Texas Tech Library recently opened a robust, interdisciplinary 3D Animation Lab. If offers a highly innovative blend of emerging tools and resources that enable radically new endeavors in teaching, learning, research, ...
Using the World Wide Web for Electronic Serials Collection Development
(JAI Press, 1996)
The digital assembly line: Running an effective and efficient digital lab
Over the past year and a half, the Texas Tech University Libraries Digital Lab has experienced a huge learning curve. When the digital lab was first developing, the focus was on learning the equipment, the digitization ...
Report on SMS Reference Grant for the Libraries' Faculty Research Committee
The money received from the Faculty Research Committee Grant was used to purchase a subscription to Mosio’s Text a Librarian service. Beginning in May 2011, we evaluated the Text a Librarian (TaL) service for a period of ...
Adapting Service Quality Concepts to Academic Libraries
(Elsevier Science, 1997-09)
Some of the limitations and possibilities of the service quality model for academic libraries are discussed. The model was originally developed in a commercial environment and may require some adaptation to the noncommercial ...
The McDonaldization of Academic Libraries?
(Association of College & Research Libraries, 2000-05)
George Ritzer, a sociologist at the University of Maryland, has proposed an influential thesis that suggests that many aspects of the fast food industry are making their way into other areas of society. This article explores ...
Library Support for Distance Learners: What Faculty Think
(Haworth Press, 2004)
In the spring 2001, Texas Tech University Library surveyed Texas Tech faculty who taught distance learning courses. This article reports the findings of the survey. Implicit in the article is the belief that a clear ...