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Research Like a Librarian: Accessing Information in the 21st Century

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ZSR Library Faculty

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Research Like a Librarian: Accessing Information in the 21st Century

About the Authors

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  • Lauren Pressley, Instructional Design Librarian, designed the framework for the book, identified specific requirements for an e-book for LIB100 at Wake Forest University, developed the model we can use for the program, and contributed chapters.
  • Craig Fansler, Preservation Librarian, contributed a chapter on finding and using copyright free images in research papers; traditional and digital preservation.
  • Kevin Gilbertson, Web Services Librarian, investigated open source themes and plugins and contributed a chapter on web technologies (RSS, APIs, etc) and information access.
  • Rebecca Petersen, Library Specialist, investigated interactive modules that students could participate in, and wrote a chapter on the research process.
  • Kaeley McMahan, Reference and Instruction Librarian–Arts, collaborated on finalizing the project and contributed a chapter on the research process.
  • Gretchen Edwards, Cisco Fellow, collaborated with the faculty team to provided technical assistance, and provided a recent student perspective on how students will make use of the book functionality.
  • Audra Eagle Yun, Librarian, Project Archivist, explored existing e-book models (including open source), investigated how to embed historical content in an e-book, and contributed a chapter about historical research methodologies.
  • Other chapter authors include Mary Scanlon, Ellen Daugman,Molly Keener, Mary Beth Lock, and Ellen Makaravage.

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A web-based version of this book may be found here:  http://cloud.lib.wfu.edu/blog/research-like-a-librarian/

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