NOVEMBER 2017

What's New

Emerald Library Access is now available for Premium Members. Links to all full-text Emerald journals and articles are HERE.

The redesigned Informed Librarian Online web site is now live! Take a tour!

Facebook - Our very exciting news is that we are now on Facebook! If you "like" us, please "like" us on Facebook HERE.

In This Issue

Guest Forum - Darcy Gervasio discusses fake news. Read the article in full text.

Coming next issue: Stephen Arnold is our special guest!

Tech Talk - Jenna Kammer teaches us about audience polling systems. Read her newest article.

Featured Library - Your library can be profiled here. Our latest profile is of the Dougherty County Law Library, Albany, Georgia. Read the latest profile.

Featured Articles - ENDLESS PREMIUM CONTENT available from Emerald, plus full-text articles from Elsevier (ScienceDirect), Haworth, Taylor & Francis, IOS Press, Sage, IGI-Global, University of Toronto Press and Information Today. All of this content is normally restricted only to their subscribers, but is accessible by our Premium Members through special arrangement with the publishers. You can read more about these articles on the web.

Featured Book - Kennedy, Marie R. and Cheryl LaGuardia. Marketing Your Library's Electronic Resources, Second Edition: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians. Chicago, ALA, 2017.

Read about the book

Order the book

 JOURNALS in alphabetical order


American Libraries Direct ,   October 6, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   October 13, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   October 20, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   October 17, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   October 24, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   September 29, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   October 10, 2017    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   October 3, 2017    FT       
Ariadne #77,   2017    FT       
Awareness Watch Newsletter v.15 #11,   November 2017    FT       PDF
Booklist ,   latest issue, 2017        s/FT   
Brazilian Journal of Information Science: Research Trends v.11 #3,   2017    FT       
The Charleston Advisor v.19 #2,   October 2017        s/FT   
Choice ,   latest issue, 2017           
Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large v.17 #9,   October 2017    FT       PDF
Code4Lib Journal #38,   10/18/2017    FT       
College & Research Libraries News v.78 #9,   October 2017    FT       
Communications of the ACM v.60 #11,   November 2017    FT       
Computers in Libraries v.37 #8,   October 2017        s/FT   
Current Cites v.28 #9,   September 2017    FT       
DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology v.37 #5,   2017           
EDUCAUSE Review v.52 #6,   November/December 2017    FT       
Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management v.15 #3,   October 2017    FT       
The Electronic Library v.35 #4,   2017           
The Electronic Library v.35 #5,   2017           
Ethics and Information Technology v.19 #3,   September 2017           
First Monday v.22 #10,   October 2, 2017    FT       
IEEE Technical Committee on Digital Libraries Bulletin v.13 #1,   April 2017    FT       
In the Library with the Lead Pipe ,   October 2017    FT       
INALJ ,   latest issue, 2017    FT       
INFOdocket ,   October 2017    FT       
Information and Computer Security v.25 #4,   2017           
Information & Culture: A Journal of History v.52 #4,   2017           
Information and Learning Science v.118 #7/8,   2017           
Information Development v.33 #5,   November 2017           
Information Sciences v.425,   January 2018           
Information Sciences v.424,   January 2018           
Information Sciences v.426,   February 2018           
Information Services and Use v.37 #3,   2017           
The Information Society v.33 #5,   2017           
Information Systems v.72,   December 2017           
Information Today v.34 #8,   October 2017        s/FT   
International Journal of Information and Learning Technology v.34 #5,   2017           
International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology v.7 #3,   2017    FT       
International Journal of Library and Information Science v.9 #9,   October 2017    FT       
International Journal on Digital Libraries v.18 #4,   November 2017           
Internet Research v.27 #5,   2017           
Jinfo #480,   October 5, 2017           
Jinfo #481,   October 19, 2017           
Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship v.22 #3-4,   2017           
Journal of Documentation v.73 #6,   2017           
Journal of Documentation v.73 #5,   2017           
Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy v.2 #2,   Summer 2017           
Journal of Knowledge Management v.21 #5,   2017           
Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication ,   latest issue, 2017    FT       
Journal of Library Administration v.57 #7,   2017           
Journal of Scholarly Publishing v.49 #1,   October 2017           
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association v.24 #6,   November 2017           
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology v.68 #11,   November 2017           
Journal of the Medical Library Association v.105 #4,   October 2017    FT       
Knowledge and Information Systems v.53 #3,   December 2017           
Law Library Lights v.61 #1,   Fall 2017    FT       PDF
Legal Information Management v.17 #3,   September 2017           
Legal Reference Services Quarterly v.36 #2,   2017           
LIBER Quarterly ,   latest issue, 2017    FT       
Library & Information Science Research v.39 #4,   October 2017           
Library Life ,   October 2017    FT       
Library Philosophy and Practice ,   latest issue, 2017    FT       
The Library Quarterly v.87 #4,   October 2017           
Library Resources & Technical Services v.61 #4,   October 2017           
Library Technology Guides ,   latest issue, 2017    FT       
Library Technology Reports v.53 #7,   October 2017           
Library Worklife: HR E-News for Today's Leaders v.14 #10,   October 2017           
LLRX.com ,   latest issue, 2017    FT       
Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science ,   latest issue, 2017           
Marketing Library Services v.31 #5,   September/October 2017        s/FT   
Medical Reference Services Quarterly v.36 #4,   2017           
MIS Quarterly v.41 #4,   December 2017           
Mississippi Libraries v.80 #3,   Fall 2017    FT       PDF
New Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship v.23 #2,   2017           
Next ,   October 2017    FT       
NISO Newsline ,   October 2017    FT       
Notes from the Horn Book ,   October 2017    FT       
The NYLA eBulletin v.65 #4,   August 2017    FT       PDF
OLA Quarterly v.23 #2,   Summer 2017    FT       PDF
Performance Measurement & Metrics v.18 #2,   2017           
portal: Libraries and the Academy v.17 #4,   October 2017           
Primary Source ,   September 2017    FT       
Primary Source ,   July/August 2017    FT       
Records Management Journal v.27 #3,   2017           
Reference & User Services Quarterly v.57 #1,   Fall 2017    FT       
Reference Reviews Incorporating Electronic Resources Review v.31 #7,   2017           
Reference Reviews Incorporating Electronic Resources Review v.31 #8,   2017           
Research Information ,   October/November 2017    FT       
Research Library Issues: A Report from ARL, CNI, and SPARC #291,   2017    FT       
ResearchBuzz ,   October 2017    FT       
School Library Journal ,   latest issue, 2017    FT       
Scientometrics v.113 #1,   October 2017           
Scientometrics v.113 #2,   November 2017           
The Scout Report v.23 #41,   October 13, 2017    FT       
The Scout Report v.23 #40,   October 6, 2017    FT       
The Scout Report v.23 #42,   October 20, 2017    FT       
The Scout Report v.23 #39,   September 29, 2017    FT       
Smart Libraries Newsletter v.37 #10,   October 2017           
Stephen's Lighthouse ,   October 2017    FT       
Strategic Management Journal v.38 #11,   November 2017           
Texas Library Journal v.93 #3,   Fall 2017    FT       PDF
Urban Library Journal v.23 #2,   2017    FT       
Weave UX #7,   2017    FT       
Webology v.14 #1,   June 2017    FT       
Wired West v.20 #4,   October 2017    FT       

Editor's Picks

Featured Articles


The Social Library in Three Contexts: Programmes and Perspectives, by Kristian Nagel Delica and Hans Elbeshausen in Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, Vol. 49 No. 3 © 2017, by Sage. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This article argues, by way of dissecting three cases of library planning programs which focused on centering libraries in their neighborhoods, that we in recent decades witness the contours of a social library. Discussing experiences from initiatives in the UK, Canada and Denmark we, notwithstanding significant national differences, highlight common features - that libraries bring together already existing, but hitherto isolated institutional knowledge and competencies.
Read about Journal of Librarianship and Information Science

People and Tools: Encouraging Rewarding Interaction in the Workplace, by Virginia Henry in Business Information Review, Vol. 34 No. 3 © 2017, by Sage. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This article discusses an effective approach to encouraging adoption of, and rewarding interaction with, technology in the workplace. It explores technology implementation from the perspective of the 'humane factor' - putting people at the heart of the process.
Read about Business Information Review

Sustainable Library Buildings: Green Design Needs and Interior Architecture Students' Ideas for Special Collection Rooms, by Yasemin Afacan in Journal of Academic Librarianship, Vol. 43 No. 5 © 2017, by Elsevier. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
Addresses the challenges of making special collections available in an equitable way, supplying unique materials for all, supporting their documents digitally and maintaining indoor air quality within the framework of sustainable strategies.
Read about Journal of Academic Librarianship

A Scoping Review of Individual Differences in Information Seeking Behavior and Retrieval Research Between 2000 and 2015, by Heather L. O'Brien, et al. in Library & Information Science Research, Vol. 39 No. 3 © 2017, by Elsevier. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
Looks at individual differences in information science as they bear on the design of information systems and services for specific populations.
Read about Library & Information Science Research

Tackling the Omnichannel Experience With Customer Journey Mapping, by Darlene Fichter and Jeff Wisniewski in Computers in Libraries, Vol. 37 No. 8 © 2017, by Information Today. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
Shows how you can use a customer journey map to make your users' experiences as frictionless as possible.
Read about Computers in Libraries

Disaggregation: A Wise Move for Some Publishers, by Barbie E. Keiser in Online Searcher, Vol. 41 No. 5 © 2017, by Information Today. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
Keiser examines the ramifications of disaggregation for both publishers and searchers.
Read about Online Searcher

Strategies for Publishing in the Humanities: A Senior Professor Advises Junior Scholars, by Miroslava Chavez-Garcia in Journal of Scholarly Publishing, Vol. 48 No. 4 © 2017, by University of Toronto Press. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This essay provides an introduction to publishing in the humanities for junior scholars at the start of their careers and beyond. It reflects on how our relationships to publishing change along our career paths.
Read about Journal of Scholarly Publishing

Knowledge Retention in the Service Industry, by Rodrigo Valio Dominguez Gonzalez in International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM), Vol. 12 No. 1 © 2016, by IGI-Global. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The main objective of this paper is to analyze how a company that operates in the multi-site service sector is organized internally in order to retain the acquired knowledge.
Read about International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM)

A Personal Reflection on the Development of Archival Education, by Terry Eastwood in Education for Information, Vol. 33 No. 2 © 2017, by IOS Press. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The author reflects on advances in academic professional education for archivists over the past 35 years, makes the case for autonomous master's degree programs in archival studies, and identifies some of the challenges archival education faces now and into the future.
Read about Education for Information

Engaging Patients in Decision-Making and Behavior Change to Promote Prevention, by Alex H. Krist, et al. in Information Services and Use, Vol. 37 No. 2 © 2017, by IOS Press. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This article will address the topic of patient engagement directly and review the relationships between health literacy and patient engagement.
Read about Information Services and Use

Tracing the Development of Touchscreen Education, by Paolo Ferri and Stefano Moriggi in International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence (IJDLDC), Vol. 8 No. 1 © 2017, by IGI-Global. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The authors bring three different levels of analysis to bear on 0-10-year-old children's appropriation of touchscreen technology (in the home, during informal exchanges with peers, and at preschool and primary school).
Read about International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence (IJDLDC)

Enablement of IoT Based Context-Aware Smart Home with Fog Computing, by Maggi Bansal, et al. in Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT), Vol. 19 No. 4 © 2017, by IGI-Global. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
In this paper, the authors propose an ICON (IoT-based CONtext-aware) framework for context-aware IoT applications such as smart home. ICON leverages fog-based IoT middleware to perform context-aware processing.
Read about Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT)

Other Articles of Interest

Administrating Social Media: The Significance of Managers by Azi Lev-On (in First Monday)
This study shifts the focus of online communities from community members to managers, and demonstrates the centrality of managers in terms of content production, initiation of and contribution to discussions, requesting and providing information and assistance.

Between the Sheets: a Library-wide Inventory with Google by Craig Boman and Ray Voelker (in Code4Lib Journal)
Explains how to conduct a library-wide inventory using Google Apps.

Creating a UX-Focused Website at Chapel Hill Public Library by Susan Brown (in Marketing Library Services)
How one library used a grant to redesign their web site.

How OCLC transformed a library Ö and one studentís life by George Bishop (in OCLC Next)
Happy 50th anniversary, OCLC!

New Academic Library Leader Discussion Series, Part One by Amanda Clay Powers, et al. (in College & Research Libraries News)
Amanda Clay Powers (ACP), Martin Garnar (MG), and Dustin Fife (DF) are all relatively new library deans or directors. Part One of a series that attempts to discuss the process of moving to a new library and becoming more than just a new manager, but truly a leader.

Research: The Good, the Bad, and the Anxious by Emma Wood (in College & Research Libraries News)
Insights into research anxiety.

A Practical Guide to Improving Web Accessibility by Cynthia Ng (in Weave)
This article is intended to provide guidance on making library websites and other digital content accessible within the constraints of most organizationsí technological environments.

Putting Mobile Application Privacy in Context: An Empirical Study of User Privacy Expectations for Mobile Devices by Kirsten Martin and Katie Shilton (in The Information Society)
This article addresses both the academic and practical challenges of understanding user privacy expectations in the mobile sector.

What Can Libraries Learn From the Future of Public Media? by Chris Kretz (in Urban Library Journal)
This paper examines the current state of public media, both radio and television, to outline the problems being faced, the debates within the profession, and the strategies being pursued to ensure relevance and effectiveness for the industry. Understanding how public media is adapting and innovating in response to changing user behaviors and technological disruption can help inform decision-making in libraries of all types.