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  • Posted Slides from Tate Conference 2014 to Library Data and Student Success
    We had a great time presenting on our project at the Tate Conference--mostly academic advisers, student affairs, career advisers, and a variety of other folks focused on students. In addition to sharing our project, we talked about examples when it...
  • Posted Upcoming presentation to Library Data and Student Success
    We will be presenting at the 2014 John Tate Academic Advising Conference on Thursday March 13, 2014 on campus here at the University of Minnesota Our session details are as follows: Isn't all on Google!?! Myths and Realities of Student...
  • Posted "As space" to Library Data and Student Success
    We are beginning work on some future space plans in our largest library on campus. Based on all of the data we collected for our Student Success projects, the new work group wanted to know about what we could pull...
  • Posted First Year student use of U Libraries to Library Data and Student Success
    Today is the last day of class for Fall semester. Students are busy--slightly frantic even finishing up final papers, research projects, and studying for finals. Our staplers are getting a work out. I have been thinking about our first year...
  • Posted Do undergrads consider libraries important? to Library Data and Student Success
    Our colleague Krista Soria has been busy--amazingly busy--analyzing data from the SERU (Student Experience in the Research University) survey to determine factors which correlate to how undergrad's rate the importance of libraries and research. The data show areas of...
  • Posted Orientation is upon us to Library Data and Student Success
    A bit of lunch time musings as we somewhat frantically prepare to welcome #umn17 to campus next week for Welcome Week (where did the summer go?). We also brought up our new discovery layer, MNCAT Article Discovery and I need...
  • Posted Calculator for Survival to Assignment Calculators
    Assignment Survival Kit: ASK from the University of Kent in the UK ASK can help you plan your time when completing assignments. http://www.kent.ac.uk/ai/ask/index.php...
  • Posted Video Production Map to Learning in the Libraries
    Cool interactive "map" of what you need to do for a video project:http://www.oit.umn.edu/training/learning-maps/video.htmlLibraries media services are highlighted throughout.......
  • Posted Did you see we have ARL's SPEC kits online? to Learning in the Libraries
    Survey results and documentation on current topics and policies from Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member institutions published six times a year. Online versions of SPEC Kits from 1973 through 2005 (SPEC Kit 1 - 291) are available through the...
  • Posted AIR Forum 2013 to Library Data and Student Success
    A few weeks ago Krista and Shane presented at the Association for Institutional Research Forum 2013 in Long Beach. Here is their program listing and we hope to add the slides soon: AIRUM Best Presentation: Linking Library Data and Student...
  • Posted Retention and how Libraries can support to Library Data and Student Success
    Did you see this from Inside HigherEd,Research to Improve Retention, which lays out "12 research-validated risk factors." Obviously not all of these can be solved with resources/services of Libraries but a number can be. Here is the list: 1. Uneven...
  • Posted Graphical representation of and learning theories to Learning in the Libraries
    Something useful for summer contemplation--very intense and rich infographics:1.) Learning Theoryhttp://cmapspublic3.ihmc.us/rid=1LGVGJY66-CCD5CZ-12G3/Learning%20Theory.cmap 2.) Blooms and Technologyhttp://www.unity.net.au/padwheel/padwheelposter.pdf3.) Blooms for designing outcomeshttp://www.cesa7.org/tdc/documents/bloomswheelforactivestudentlearning.pdf4.) Bloomshttp://electriceducator.blogspot.ca/2009/11/google-proof-questioning-new-use-for.html...
  • Posted Another one to Assignment Calculators
    The Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia also has a version of the Assignment Calculator: http://studywell.library.qut.edu.au/multimedia_files/ assignment_calculator/index.php?err=1...
  • Posted UMN MOOCs on MPR to Learning in the Libraries
    Professor Cramer discusses MOOCs this morning on MPRMOOCs in session: Chris Cramer, professor of chemistry and faculty liaison for eLearning, appeared on MPR's The Daily Circuit, on June 7, and discussed massive open online courses (MOOCs). Cramer is teaching one of the U's first MOOCs offered...
  • Posted Summer workshops to Learning in the Libraries
    Free workshops from the Libraries this summer! If these times are inconvenient or you can't get to campus, explore our recorded workshops and tutorials at http://z.umn.edu/ultutorials. Also please contact us to request a custom session for your department, lab, work group and...
  • Posted ACRL 2013 Presentation slides to Library Data and Student Success
    Only a few weeks later than expected...here is a link to our final slides: Slides (PDF-1 per page) Overall our session at ACRL was good. It was interesting to hear what our co-panelists have found and to see the different...
  • Posted Tutorials on vimeo to Learning in the Libraries
    Biomed Library has uploaded some new tutorials to Vimeo (for a total of 8)...we have also  created a general account to give it a try. Let Kate know if you want the usersname/password...http://vimeo.com/biomed/videosPubMed for DentistsPubMed/Ovid/CINAL/EBSCO/Cochrane to RefWorksFind It: Accessing Full Text...
  • Posted BrowZine in Brief! to Learning in the Libraries
    BrowZine in Brief!http://www1.umn.edu/twincities/faculty-staff/brief/brief-4-10-2013.html...
  • Posted We will be at Academic and Research Libraries Conference 2013 (and Twitter) to Library Data and Student Success
    We will be headed to cool Indianapolis later this week for ACRL 2013 annual conference. Our slot is: Do or Do Not...There is No Try: The Quest for Library Value Saturday 4/13, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM Venue: JW, Room:...
  • Posted Reviewing elearning: tools and triumphs to Learning in the Libraries
    A few slides on strategic alignment of support...eLEARNING: TOOLS & TRIUMPHS https://umconnect.umn.edu/p29249602/ (Libraries part starts at 37:00-50:00)http://digitalcampus.umn.edu/transform/agenda.htmlbelow from OIT-Lauren Marsh:...
  • Posted Browzine for reading ULibraries journals to Learning in the Libraries
    Try BrowZine! It is an app that allows you to browse, read and monitor some of the library's best journals, all from your iPad.  Built to accompany your searching needs, items found in BrowZine can easily be synced up with Zotero, Dropbox...
  • Posted LCP as a Need to Know! to Learning in the Libraries
    Look at the top billing for the Undergrad Update!http://undergrad.umn.edu/update/...
  • Posted ASC treasures in interactive photo to Learning in the Libraries
    This "interactive photo" is a unique learning object--I think it is very effective with the short videos with the photo being the navigation: http://giving.umn.edu/extras/UniversityArchives/It would be interesting to give a "tour" of one of the databases this way--e.g. here is...
  • Posted in Brief to Learning in the Libraries
    Did you see the highlight in this weeks Brief?http://www1.umn.edu/twincities/faculty-staff/brief/brief-3-6-2013.html...
  • Posted Can I find it again? Poster to Learning in the Libraries
    Can I Find it Again?: Difficulties First Year Students Face When Managing Their Digital StuffAs we collect and produce a variety of digital materials, organizing and self-archiving them becomes a growing challenge. To better understand how the University Library can...
  • Posted Poster season to Learning in the Libraries
    As we move into poster season, the U Libraries want to share a few resources we have on reating posters for students:1.) In-person workshops: Creating Posters Using PowerPointGetting ready to do a poster for your course or at an upcoming conference?...
  • Posted Minnesota Digital Humanities Symposium May 14-15, 2013 to Learning in the Libraries
    Save the Date: Minnesota Digital Humanities SymposiumHave you been following developments in digital humanities? Are you ready to take the plunge and develop new projects? Would you like to take your digital humanities projects to the next level? Then, mark...
  • Posted Summary of Portal articles to Library Data and Student Success
    A summary of a couple of articles recently published in portal: Libraries and the Academy has been added the ACRL's Value of Academic Libraries site University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Library Data and Student Success Project - Updates The articles...
  • Posted Focusing on the First Year Conference Presentation to Library Data and Student Success
    Here our the slides from our presentation for the Focusing on the First Year Conference, Feb. 13, 2013 at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. The Libraries' Role in the Success of First Year Students Location: Room 326 It's standard...
  • Posted Value to employers? to Library Data and Student Success
    I have finally had a bit of time to catch up on some new research from Project Information Literacy (PIL) from fall. They have done a preliminary study on the research skills students bring with them to the workplace and...
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