Pennsylvania Libraries: Research & Practice

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Vol 1, No 2 (2013)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Fall 2013) PDF
 

Editorials

PaLRaP, Act II PDF
John Barnett, Tom Reinsfelder 79-83

Commentary

The Deluge of the MLIS Degree PDF
Julie Tulba 84-86
Millennials and Mentoring: Why I’m calling out “Bullpucky!” on Generational Differences and Professional Development PDF
Erin Burns 87-91

Features

North and South: Archivists Document Gettysburg's 150th PDF
Robin Wagner 92-94

Practice

Online Job Tutorials @ the Public Library: Best Practices from Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Job & Career Education Center PDF
Rhea M. Hebert, Wesley Roberts 95-134
Getting Started With Electronic Reference Statistics: Case Studies and Best Practices for Collection and Analysis PDF
Elaine H. Dean, Maureen Williams 135-148
Everyone Likes a Challenge: Getting Students' Attention with Interactive Games and Authentic Assignments PDF
Theresa McDevitt 149-161
Open Source Opens Doors: Repurposing Library Software to Facilitate Faculty Research and Collaboration PDF
Sandra L. Stump, Rosemary L. Deegan 162-167
Training with Technology: How Information Technology Enhanced the RDA Training Experience at the University of Pittsburgh PDF
Brenda Salem, Carlos Peña 168-181

News

Courtney Louise Young, Penn State Librarian, elected President of ALA PDF
Linda Susan Neyer 182
Two Pennsylvania Librarians Selected for American Library Association Leadership Institute PDF
Linda Neyer 183-184
David Nolfi Receives NAHRS Award for Professional Excellence PDF
Maureen Diana Sasso 185
Alison Gregory Named Director of Library Services at Lycoming College PDF
Alison S. Gregory 186
Western Pennsylvania-West Virginia Chapter of ACRL Commemorates Its History PDF
Hilary Fredette, John Barnett, Linda Blake 187-188
Geneva College's McCartney Library Wins Grant for Chromebooks PDF
Kyle Breneman 189
First PA Forward Information Literacy Summit PDF
Linda Neyer 190-191
Moravian Archives Reopens after Renovations PDF
Paul Peucker 192
Noteworthy: News Briefs from Pennsylvania Libraries PDF
John Barnett 193