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Fifth Meeting of Sci/Eng Journal Club

For the fifth meeting, we read Jerry Campbell's provocative article, "Changing a cultural icon: the academic library as a virtual destination" from the January/February Educause (pp. 16-30).

Fourth meeting of SciEng Journal Club

For our fourth meeting, we read Bracke, M. S., et. al., Finding Information in a New Landscape: Developing New Service and Staffing Models for Mediated Information Services. College & Research Libraries v. 68 no. 3 (May 2007) p. 248-67.

Third Journal Club Meeting

We read "Institutional repositories: evaluating the reasons for non-use of Cornell University's installation of DSpace." Philip M. Davis and Matthew J. L. Connolly. D-Lib Magazine, vol. 13, no. 3/4 (March/April 2007)
( for the third meeting of the Sci/Eng Journal Club.

Second meeting of the Journal Club

Sci/Eng had the second meeting of its journal club. This time we watched the Roy Tennant video, "The Future of the ILS," ( and read "The Online Catalog: Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained" by Karen Markey (

First Journal Club Meeting!

For our first journal club meeting, we read

Stoddart, Richard A., Thedis W. Bryant, Amia L. Baker, Adrienne Lee, and Brett Spencer. "PERSPECTIVES ON… · Going Boldly Beyond the Reference Desk: Practical Advice and Learning Plans for New Reference Librarians Performing Liaison Work." Journal of Academic Librarianship 32, no. 4 (2006): 419-427.

We discussed what we do as liaisons, what's effective, and how the role is changing and has changed. At our next meeting (most likely in February), we'll be reading an article on tagging. More details will be forthcoming.
You can find the article here.

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