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Going Mobile: Laptop Lending in an Academic Medical Library
PROGRAM OBJECTIVE: As part of a Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund grant, the Information Desk, the library's unified public service point, developed and implemented a laptop lending program to provide more options and ...
Get Them with Humor: April Fools at the Library
Our crafty Marketing team at the UT Southwestern Library recently devised a diabolical plan to get the attention of library users with the use of humor. We decided to risk public exposure and certain humiliation by publishing ...
Email Marketing for Libraries
The possibilities of using electronic mail for marketing library services and products are enormous. This new venue offers an innovative, inexpensive, timely, and easy-to-distribute means of promotion. An exploration of ...
Promoting the Library by E-Mail Alert Service
(Information Today, Inc., 2000-04)
The Koha Experience: An Academic Library Perspective
What was it like to transition to Koha from a proprietary ILS in an academic library? Hear perspectives on staffing needs as well as what it is like working with an open source vendor and the cost differences associated. ...
It's a Whole New Ball Game: Pitching the Electronic Journal in the Medical Library
In the library ball park, think of the journal as a baseball. Until recently, we have pitched our best and only weapon: the fast ball, or the paper journal. We know the rules for the paper journal and can pitch it the right ...
In Search of a Theme: How to Market Services through Graphic Design
The Information Resource Center (IRC) of the UT Southwestern Medical Center Library decided as part of a visioning exercise in Fall 2000 that developing an online, real-time virtual reference service for our affiliated ...
Transformational Skills in a Perpetually Changing Information Landscape
QUESTION/SITUATION: Librarians, at some point in their careers, are certain to take on responsibilities that are of an altogether different character from any of their previous work experiences. This paper will report on ...
Imagining Web Content as an Investment
QUESTION: Libraries experience challenges in effectively identifying and evaluating free Web content and managing the delivery of both free and fee-based Web content to clients. Regardless of how delivery occurs, human ...
Meeting Registration Simplified: Using RegOnline to Soar Above the Clouds
During Spring 2007 the SCC Registration Task Force investigated options for improving the collection and management of the Chapter's annual meeting registrations and events. After reviewing several software products, the ...