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Browsing Presentations and Posters (Libraries) by Author "Nichols, Jane"

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  • Hussong-Christian, Uta; Nichols, Jane; Ward, Jennifer L. (2011-09-27)
    If you have ever been baffled by the ways in which your users interact with the resource sharing processes and tools that you have worked so hard to create, it may be time to think about usability testing. But don't pani ...
  • Nichols, Jane; Gilley, Jennifer (2013-07-01)
    Academic librarians often seek to situate our daily work in the research literature. Yet we find that not all of our questions have been studied or, if they have, our questions are only partially answered. Wouldn’t it be ...
  • Griggs, Kim; Nichols, Jane; Mellinger, Margaret (Coalition for Networked Information, 2007-12)
  • Hussong-Christian, Uta; Nichols, Jane; Bridges, Laurie; Weinraub Lajoie, Evviva (2012-02-29)
    As part of a year-long study of personal eReader adoption, we gave eReaders (Kobo, Kindle, Nook, Sony) to 30 OSU Libraries staff members and checked back one month later. What did they do with their new eReaders? What we ...
  • Nichols, Jane; Weinraub, Evviva (2012)
    Books and journal articles are the most familiar forms of disseminating scholarly research, however, the move from "ink-on-paper" to a digital format presents small presses with difficulties. E-books, e-readers and digit ...
  • Chadwell, Faye A.; Nichols, Jane (2010-11-10)
    In the summer of 2010, Oregon State University Libraries underwent librarywide strategic realignment. We sought to transform the Libraries’ structure and create units with renewed and innovative purposes. We wanted to ...
  • Griggs, Kim; Nichols, Jane (OCLC Research, 2009-08)
    Library a la Carte is software developed at Oregon State University that lets you build customized Web pages by choosing exactly what you want from a menu of choices. Jane Nichols, Oregon State University subject librari ...
  • King, Valery; Nichols, Jane; Padilla, Greg (2004-11)
  • Nichols, Jane; Stoddart, Rick A.; Reese, Terry (2013-11)
    While libraries are using increasingly sophisticated metrics to determine electronic resources’ usefulness, impact and cost effectiveness, much of this data reflects past usage. More nuanced information is still needed t ...
  • Hussong-Christian, Uta; Nichols, Jane (2012-05-11)
    Preliminary findings from a current study of e-reader adoption among OSU librarians show that reading has changed, but not in expected ways. We will situate our presentation in the broader issues and questions about chan ...
  • Nichols, Jane; Bobal, Alison; Bridges, Laurie M.; King, Valery (ACRL 14th National Conference, 2009-03-14)
    Oregon State University Libraries tossed out our old subject guides and re-imagined them as dynamic, interactive and user-centered. We adapted our freely available open source tool, Library à la Carte, and created guides ...
  • Nichols, Jane (2008-04)
    This showcase presents findings from two rounds of usability testing conducted on OSU Libraries web site in Spring 2007 and Fall 2007. Methods employed included the think aloud protocol, card sorting and the use of perso ...
  • Nichols, Jane; Wirth, Andrea A. (2011-11-16)
    Academic libraries have a long history of advocating for additional funding for their collections. One strategy is to partner with a Faculty Senate Library Committee (FSLC) to take on the cause. In Spring 2011 OSU Librar ...
  • Nichols, Jane; Mellinger, Margaret (2006-04-12)
    Librarians at Oregon State University Libraries perceive that there is a disconnection between the organization of libraries’ information resources and the way our users search for information. Librarians are curious to ...
  • Hussong-Christian, Uta; Nichols, Jane; Bridges, Laurie; Weinraub, Evviva (2013-04-12)
    Discover how librarians at Oregon State University Libraries adopted (or did not adopt) personal eReaders over the course of one year. Learn what technology and content hurdles they encountered, how they describe their n ...
  • Mellinger, Margaret; Nichols, Jane; Griggs, Kim (2009-07-21)
    In 2005 Oregon State University librarians set out on a quest to update their pathfinders. Through focus groups and surveys we found that students wanted course-driven guides as well as subject guides. The question then ...
  • Hussong-Christian, Uta; Nichols, Jane (2011-12-14)
    iPads, smart phones, and e-readers have revolutionized reading, or have they? Preliminary findings from a current study of e-reader adoption among Oregon State Universitiy librarians show that reading has changed, but no ...
  • Hussong-Christian, Uta; Nichols, Jane (2012-09-26)
    If you have ever been baffled by the ways in which users interact with the web tools and resources that you have worked so hard to create or provide, it may be time to think about usability testing. But don’t panic! Just ...
  • Nichols, Jane; Hussong-Christian, Uta (2013)
    For the last two and a half years, OSU Libraries & Press (OSUL&P) circulated Kindle ereaders as a way to offer our students and faculty a popular reading collection. Although all OSU students, faculty and staff can get a ...
  • Nichols, Jane; Wood, Susan; Nicol, Erica (2015-06-27)
    Since the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Women Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Core Journal List was last updated in 2008, the field of Women Studies has expanded to include Gender, Sexuality an ...

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