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JOURNALS in alphabetical order
American Libraries , September/October 2019 FT s/FT
American Libraries Direct , August 30, 2019 FT
American Libraries Direct , September 10, 2019 FT
American Libraries Direct , September 3, 2019 FT
American Libraries Direct , September 6, 2019 FT
American Libraries Direct , September 13, 2019 FT
American Libraries Direct , September 17, 2019 FT
Aslib Journal of Information Management v.71 #5, 2019
Associates: The Electronic Library Support Staff Journal v.25 #3, March 2019 FT
Australasian Journal of Information Systems , latest issue, 2019 FT
Awareness Watch Newsletter v.17 #10, October 2019 FT PDF
Booklist , latest issue, 2019 s/FT
The Bottom Line v.32 #3, 2019
Business Information Review v.36 #3, September 2019
Choice , latest issue, 2019
Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large v.19 #5, September 2019 FT PDF
Collection and Curation v.38 #4, 2019
College & Research Libraries v.80 #6, September 2019 FT
College & Research Libraries News v.80 #8, September 2019 FT
Computers in Libraries v.39 #7, September 2019 s/FT
Current Cites v.30 #8, August 2019 FT
Data Technologies and Applications v.53 #3, 2019
DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology v.39 #5, 2019
The Electronic Library v.37 #4, 2019
Evidence Based Library and Information Practice v.14 #3, 2019 FT
First Monday v.24 #9, September 2, 2019 FT
Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication v.68 #6/7, 2019
Health Information & Libraries Journal v.36 #3, September 2019
The Horn Book Magazine , September/October 2019 s/FT
IFLA Journal v.45 #3, October 2019 s/FT
In the Library with the Lead Pipe , September 2019 FT
INALJ , latest issue, 2019 FT
The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing v.37 #3, September 2019
INFOdocket , September 2019 FT
Information and Computer Security v.27 #4, 2019
Information and Learning Sciences v.120 #7/8, 2019
Information and Software Technology v.116, December 2019
Information Development v.35 #5, November 2019
Information Discovery and Delivery v.47 #3, 2019
Information Processing & Management v.57 #1, January 2020
Information Research: An International Electronic Journal v.24 #3, September 2019 FT
Information Sciences v.510, February 2020
Information Sciences v.509, January 2020
Information Services and Use v.39 #1-2, 2019
The Information Society v.35 #5, 2019
Information Systems v.88, February 2020
Information Technology and Libraries v.38 #3, 2019 FT
Information Technology & People v.32 #5, 2019
Information Technology & People v.32 #4, 2019
Information Today v.36 #7, September 2019 s/FT
Insights: The UKSG Journal , latest issue, 2019
International Journal of Data Warehousing and Mining v.15 #4, 2019
International Journal of Digital Curation v.14 #1, 2019 FT
International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence v.10 #2, 2019
International Journal of Information and Learning Technology v.36 #5, 2019
International Journal of Information Retrieval Research v.9 #4, 2019
Internet Research v.29 #4, 2019
Internet Research v.29 #5, 2019
Jinfo #526, September 12, 2019
JLIS.it - the Italian Journal of Library and Information Science v.10 #3, 2019 FT
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy v.63 #2, September/October 2019 FT
Journal of Archival Organization v.16 #1, 2019
Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet v.23 #3, 2019
Journal of Documentation v.75 #6, 2019
Journal of Documentation v.75 #5, 2019
Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries v.16 #2, 2019
Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship v.31 #3, 2019
Journal of Informetrics v.13 #4, November 2019
Journal of Librarianship and Information Science v.51 #4, December 2019
Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication , latest issue, 2019 FT
Journal of Library Administration v.59 #7, 2019
Journal of Map and Geography Libraries v.14 #2-3, 2018
Journal of Religious & Theological Information v.18 #4, 2019
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association v.26 #10, October 2019
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology v.70 #10, October 2019
Journal of the European Association for Health Information and Libraries v.15 #3, September 2019 FT PDF
Journal of Web Librarianship v.13 #3, 2019
Knowledge and Information Systems v.61 #2, November 2019
Knowledge and Information Systems v.61 #1, October 2019
Knowledge Management Research & Practice v.17 #3, 2019
Knowledge Quest , September/October 2019
Law Library Lights v.62 #4, Summer 2019 FT PDF
LIBER Quarterly , latest issue, 2019 FT
Library Hi Tech v.37 #3, 2019
Library Hi Tech News v.36 #7, 2019
Library Hi Tech News v.36 #6, 2019
Library of Congress Magazine , September/October 2019 FT PDF
Library Philosophy and Practice , latest issue, 2019 FT
Library Technology Guides , latest issue, 2019 FT
Library Worklife: HR E-News for Today's Leaders v.16 #9, September 2019
LLRX.com , latest issue, 2019 FT
Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science v.24 #2, 2019
Marketing Library Services v.33 #5, September/October 2019 s/FT
Mississippi Libraries v.82 #3, Fall 2019 FT PDF
MIT Sloan Management Review , Fall 2019
New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia v.25 #1-2, 2019
Next , September 2019 FT
Online Information Review v.43 #5, 2019
Online Searcher v.43 #5, September/October 2019 s/FT
The Reading Teacher v.73 #2, September/October 2019 FT
Research Information , October/November 2019 FT
Research Library Issues: A Report from ARL, CNI, and SPARC #299, 2019 FT
ResearchBuzz , September 2019 FT
School Library Journal , latest issue, 2019 FT
Science & Technology Libraries v.38 #3, 2019
Scientometrics v.121 #1, October 2019
The Scout Report v.25 #37, September 13, 2019 FT
The Scout Report v.25 #35, August 30, 2019 FT
The Scout Report v.25 #38, September 20, 2019 FT
The Scout Report v.25 #36, September 6, 2019 FT
Serials Review v.45 #3, 2019
Smart Libraries Newsletter v.39 #9, September 2019
South African Journal of Information Management , latest issue, 2019 FT
Stephen's Lighthouse , September 2019 FT
Strategic Management Journal v.40 #10, October 2019
VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems v.49 #3, 2019
Predictors of Burnout in Public Library Employees, by Michelle P. Salyers in Journal of Librarianship and Information Science,
Vol. 51 No. 4 Â© 2019, by Sage. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
Work stress and professional burnout are recognized as concerns for public library employees, yet little research has been conducted. The purpose of the current study was to better understand burnout and the contributing factors in a state-wide sample of public library employees in Indiana.
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New Technologies and New Data Sources: The Business Information Survey 2019, by Denise Carter in Business Information Review,
Vol. 36 No. 3 Â© 2019, by Sage. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The topics explored with the 2019 business information survey participants concern the challenges and opportunities that new and expanding sources of data and content, and new tools and technologies have already brought to the table. And a look ahead at how they might continue to change the business information landscape.
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Examining Differences and Similarities Between Graduate and Undergraduate Students' User Satisfaction With Digital Libraries, by Fang Xu, and Jia Tina Du in Journal of Academic Librarianship,
Vol. 45 No. 6 Â© 2019, by Elsevier. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
Informed by the theories of Information System Success, Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) and Affinity, this study aims to explore the differences and similarities between graduate and undergraduate students' satisfaction with digital libraries (DLs).
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How College Students Evaluate and Share "Fake News" Stories, by Chris Leeder in Library & Information Science Research,
Vol. 41 No. 3 Â© 2019, by Elsevier. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This study contributes to the understanding of not just how accurately students evaluate fake news stories, but of the specific information-seeking behaviors and critical evaluation strategies that are associated with accurate identifications and evaluations and with willingness to share news stories on social media.
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Crafting Engaging Content To Achieve Social Media Success, by Sara Roye and Nick Tanzi in Computers in Libraries,
Vol. 39 No. 6 Â© 2019, by Information Today. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
Tips on posting engaging content on Facebook.
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The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth in a Post-Truth WorldÂ…, by Barbie E. Keiser in Online Searcher,
Vol. 43 No. 5 Â© 2019, by Information Today. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
An in-depth look at fake news, misinformation, and malformation in today's world.
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Professionalizing Peer Review Suggestions for a More Ethical and Pedagogical Review Process, by Nick J. Sciullo and Mike Duncan in Journal of Scholarly Publishing,
Vol. 50 No. 4 Â© 2019, by University of Toronto Press. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This article proposes five solutions to the major problems that exist with peer review in the related humanities disciplines of rhetoric, communication, and composition studies: a preponderance of incompetent reviewers, a lack of constructive criticism and the maintenance of orthodoxy, relative ease in identifying blinded authors, editorial passivity, and long waits to receive reviews.
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The 4th Industrial Revolution: Business Models and Evidence From the Field, by Carlo Bagnoli and and Maurizio Massaro in International Journal of E-Services and Mobile Applications (IJESMA),
Vol. 11 No.3 Â© 2019, by IGI-Global. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The objective of this article is to analyze the impact of Industry 4.0 on business models considering technological change as a driver of strategic innovation. The research aims to provide the key to interpreting a process of innovation that, starting from the technological transformation, translates it into a broader change of business models.
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Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Library and Information Science, by Tatjana Aparac-Jelusic and Serap Kurbanoglu in Education for Information,
Vol. 35 No. 2 Â© 2019, by IOS Press. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
Pays special attention to new trends, new models, critiques of the innovative approaches and didactic experiences from the point of view of students and faculty in the LIS field.
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There's a Gap Between Digital Health Information and Users -Let's Close It, by Sandra Williams Hilfiker, et al. in Information Services and Use,
Vol. 39 No. 1-2 Â© 2019, by IOS Press. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This report explores the current disconnect between online health information and users. The authors provide a summary of practical strategies to address this gap and suggest next steps for further research.
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Exploring Teachers' Value Beliefs of Integrating Digital Literacy in K-12 Classrooms, by Ayesha Sadaf in International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence (IJDLDC),
Vol. 10 No. 2 Â© 2019, by IGI-Global. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The purpose of the exploratory study was to investigate teacher value beliefs of integrating digital literacy into their classrooms.
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The Critical Role of Information System Integration in a Horizontal Merger, by Andre de la Harpe and Thomas Wolfgang Thurner in Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT),
Vol. 21 No. 4 Â© 2019, by IGI-Global. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This article reports on a horizontal merger of two insurance companies and their failure to properly integrate their information systems. The task that was supported by both well-founded market research and external consultants proved more challenging than thought due to the complexity and interconnectedness of related business processes.
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Other Articles of Interest
▶ "Am I on the Library Website?": A LibGuides Usability Study by Suzanna Conrad and Christy Stevens (in Information Technology and Libraries)
Reports on usability testing conducted with ten student testers to establish recommendations and guide the migration process from LibGuides version 1 to version 2.
▶ Automatic for the People by Claire Zulkey (in American Libraries)
Are self-service libraries a threat to the profession or an opportunity to better serve patrons?
▶ Available, but not Accessible? Investigating Publishers' e-lending Licensing Practices by Rebecca Giblin, et al. (in Information Research)
Reports on a mixed-methods investigation of publishers' licensing practices, which affect the books public libraries can offer for e-lending.
▶ A Comparative Study of Perceptions and Use of Google Scholar and Academic Library Discovery Systems by Kyong Eun Oh and MÃ³nica ColÃ³n-Aguirre (in College & Research Libraries)
This study comparatively investigates how and why academic users use these two resources.
"Don't Make Me Feel Dumb": Transfer Students, the Library, and Acclimating to a New Campus by Matthew Harrick and Lee Ann Fullington (in Evidence-Based Library and Information Practice)
This qualitative study sought to delineate and understand the role of the library in addressing the barriers transfer students experience upon acclimating to their new campus.
▶ Gender Inclusivity and Equity in Academic Libraries: Insights from Around the Globe by Buhle Mbambo-Thata, et al.(in College & Research Libraries News)
Looks at the issue in different countries around the world.
▶ How to Build a Library by Terra Dankowski (in American Libraries)
Lessons from recent library building construction projects.
▶ The Library's Impact on University Students' Academic Success and Learning by Jung Mi Scoulas and Sandra L. De Groote (in Evidence-Based Library and Information Practice)
The purpose of this study was to examine relationships among student library visits, library resource use, library space satisfaction (e.g., quiet study space), and students' academic performance (i.e., Grade Point Average or GPA) using quantitative data and to better understand how the academic library has an impact on students' learning from students' perspectives using qualitative data.
▶ What can 100,000 books tell us about the international public library e-lending landscape? by Rebecca Giblin, et al. (in Information Research)
This article investigates the relative availability of e-books to libraries for e-lending in five English-language countries & analysed their licence terms and prices.