E-JASL: Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship (ISSN: 1704-8532) is an independent, professional, refereed electronic journal dedicated first and foremost to advancing knowledge and research in the areas of academic and special librarianship. We are committed to covering all aspects of academic and special librarianship without regard to region or country. We are also committed to the principles of open access for academic research.

The first two volumes were titled the Journal of Southern Academic and Special Librarianship (ISSN: 1525-321X)

Editorial Board
Paul Haschak, Executive Editor, Board President, and Co-Founder

Jean Caswell, Editor-in-Chief and Web Site Coordinator
Gentry Holbert, Deputy Editor
J. B. Hill, Associate, Deputy Editor
Cherie Madarash-Hill, Associate Deputy Editor
Todd Spires, Associate Editor

Elaine Peterson, Associate Editor

Editors Emeriti
Adam Chandler, Co-Founder, Editor Emeritus
Elizabeth Dickerson Orgeron, Co-Founder, Editor Emeritus
In Memorium--Dan Foley

Published and distributed by the International Consortium for the Advancement of Academic Publication (ICAAP), Athabasca, Canada

Permanently archived in the National Library of Canada's Electronic Publications Collection

Listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals

Indexed in LISA (Library and Information Science Abstracts) beginning with volume 5

Indexed in Library Literature and Information Science beginning with volume 1

E-JASL: Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship ceased publication after volume 10, in 2009

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Index to E-JASL: Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship, ISSN: 1704-8532, Sue Ann Gardner

2009

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The Role of the Library and Information Science Professionals as Managers: A Comparative Analysis, Parvez Ahmad and Mohd Yaseen

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The Indexing of Scholarly Open Access Business Journals, Katharine Ball

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The Delivery of Library Materials to End Users: Taiwanese Libraries Address Special Information Needs, Chao-chen Chen and I-Hsiu Wu

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Ageism in Academic Librarianship, Melanie Chu

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Overhauling of a Science Library Web Area, Daniel S. Dotson

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Gresham's Law in the 21st Century, Joshua Finnell

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An Empirical Study on Follow-up Library Instruction Sessions in the Classroom, Xiaomei Gong and Mary Kay Loomis

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Preparing Global Citizens: Librarians Connect Students with a Learning Service Opportunity in Nicaragua, Lily G. Griner and Patricia J. Herron

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Speaking of Books… Connecting with Faculty through a Campus Author Series, Timothy Hackman

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Learning 2.0: A Tool for Staff Training at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Rasmuson Library, Ilana Kingsley and Karen Jensen

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Vodcasting, iTunes U, and Faculty Collaboration, Jason Paul Michel, Susan Hurst, and Andrew Revelle

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Using a Permanent Usability Team to Advance User-Centered Design in Libraries, Jane Nichols, Alison M. Bobal, and Susan McEvoy

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Women Librarians in Nigerian Universities: Their Status, Occupational Characteristics, and Development, Chinwe M. T. Nwezeh

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Increasing Retention Rates in Minority Librarians Through Mentoring, Antonia Olivas and Richard Ma

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If You Build It, They May Not Come: The Case of QuestionPoint, Lynette Ralph

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You Can Take It with You? Student Library Employees, ePortfolios, and “Edentity” Construction, Gabriella Reznowski and Brian McManus

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Embedding an IM [Instant Messaging] Widget in Research Databases: Helping Users at their Point-of-Need, Kwabena Sekyere

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Use and Impact of E-Resources at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (India): A Case Study, Chetan Sharma

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Open House in the Ivory Tower: Public Programming at an Academic Library, Rochelle Smith and Ben Hunter

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Permanent Electronic Access to Government Information: A Study of Federal, State, and Local Documents, Claudene Sproles and Angel Clemons

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Jumping onto the Bandwagon: New Librarians Navigating the Science/Technology Librarianship, Nedelina Tchangalova

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E-State Practices in Turkey: Evaluation of Governmental Web Sites, Feryal Turan and Özlem Bayram

2008

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The Need for Subject Librarians in Ghanaian Academic Libraries, K. Agyen-Gyasi

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New Liaison Librarians: Factors Influencing Confidence Levels and the Type of Activities Undertaken, Ramirose Attebury and Sara Holder

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Distance Education Library Services Assessment, Judy Block

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Library 2.0 and the Problem of Hate Speech, Margaret Brown-Sica and Jeffrey Beall

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Introducing Learning Commons Functionality into a Traditional Reference Setting, Jeffrey A. Franks

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Trend Setters: Computers in the Commons Environment, Kim Granath and Sue Samson

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Tallying the Chad Marks in the Ballot Box: A Survey of Distance Learning Library Services in Florida’s State Universities, Sarah J. Hammill

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Perceptions of LIS [Library and Information Science] Professionals about Digital Libraries in Pakistan: The Pakistani Perspective, Ashfaq Hussain, Khalid Mahmood, and Farzana Shafique

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Employee Development Using WebCT Vista, Jennifer Link Jones

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The Business of Academic Publishing: A Strategic Analysis of the Academic Journal Publishing Industry and its Impact on the Future of Scholarly Publishing, Glenn S. McGuigan and Robert D. Russell

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Back to Basics: Reviving Ethical Practice in Library Management, Suzanne Milton

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Increasing Impact of Scholarly Journal Articles: Practical Strategies Librarians Can Share, Laura Bowering Mullen

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Old Maids, Policeman, and Social Rejects: Mass Media Representations and Public Perceptions of Librarians, Maura Seale

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Subject Guides: Putting a New Spin on an Old Concept, Nedelina Tchangalova and Amanda Feigley

2007

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Multiple Roles of Academic Librarians, Justine Alsop and Karen Bordonaro

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Scrutinizing Cataloging Copy, Julie Banks

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A Faculty Led Response to the Crisis in Scholarly Communications, Michael Boock

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The 'Platinum Route' to Open Access: A Case Study of E-JASL: The Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship, Paul G. Haschak

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Garbage In, Garbage Out: The Effect of Library Instruction on the Quality of Students’ Term Papers, Susan Hirst and Joseph Leonard

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Evidence-Based Anything: Priorities for Librarians, T. P. Hutchinson and A. J. Meier

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Librarianship and the Fulbright Fellowship: Challenges and Opportunities for American Librarians and Polish Libraries, Maria Anna Jankowska

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Impact of Information Technology Innovations on Resources and Services of Management Institute Libraries in Mumbai: A Librarians’ Approach, Satish Kanamadi and B. D. Kumbar

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Marketing of Information Services and Products in University Libraries of Punjab and Chandigarh (India): An Exploratory Study, Amritpal Kaur and Sarita Rani

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Developing a Web-Based Evaluation Tool for Purchasing Electronic Resources: A Librarian-Faculty-Student Partnership, Peter Linberger, Lori Jean Fielding, and Frank J. Bove

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Reaching Students with Facebook: Data and Best Practices, Daniel Mack, Anne Behler, Beth Roberts, and Emily Rimland

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Reaching Out to Off-Campus Students via BlackboardTM: A Consortial Library’s Experience, Niyati P. Pandya

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What Students Do When They Study in the Library: Using Ethnographic Methods to Observe Student Behavior, Doug Suarez

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Looking for a Link: Comparing faculty Citations Pre and Post Big Deals, Donald Taylor

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Self-Efficacy and Use of Electronic Information as Predictors of Academic Performance, Adeyinka Tella, Adedeji Tella, C. O. Ayeni, and R. O. Omoba

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Knowledge Management in Health Science Libraries, Mayank Trivedi

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Teaching and Supporting EndNote at the University of Tennessee: Designing Online Alternatives to High Demand Classes, Teresa B. Walker, Jane S. Row, and Travis Dolence

2006

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Mobile Phone Usage Patterns of Library and Information Science Students at Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria, Esharenana E. Adomi

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Designing an Academic Outreach Program through Partnerships with Public Schools, Alan R. Bailey, Linda M. Teel, and Hazel J. Walker

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Assessing Library Collections Using Brief Test Methodology, Jennifer Benedetto Beals

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The Emerging Technology: 21st Century Web Based Environments and Their Resultant Effect on the Work Responsibilities of Academic Reference Librarians Were the Predictions Correct?, Hope Marie Cook

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Collaborative Role of the Academic Librarian in Distance Learning - Analysis on an Information Literacy Tutorial in WebCT, Xiaoli Shirley Fang

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Subject Librarians in the Changing Academic Library, Louise Feldman

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Tiered Reference: The New Landscape of the Frontlines, Susan Gardner

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Reshaping the World of Scholarly Communication—Open Access and the Free Online Scholarship Movement: Open Access Statements, Proposals, Declarations, Principles, Strategies, Organizations, Projects, Campaigns, Initiatives, and Related Items—A Webliography, Paul G. Haschak and Linus A. Sims

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Internet Use by Teachers and Students in Engineering Colleges of Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh States of India: An Analysis, Rajeev Kumar and Amritpal Kaur

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Collegiality and the Academic Library, Michael Lorenzen

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Leveraging the Skills of the Corporate Special Librarian to Enhance the Perceived Value of Information and Sustain Communities of Practice, Patricia Margulies

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“That’s the Way We Do Things Around Here”: An Overview of Organizational Culture, M. Jason Martin

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The Use of Scholarly Monographs in the Journal Literature of Latin American History, Meiyolet Mendez and Karen Chapman

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E-Resources and Services in Engineering College Libraries – A Case Study, K. R. Mulla and M. Chandrashekra

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Librarian Publishing Preferences and Open-Access Electronic Journals, Elaine Peterson

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The High Cost of Textbooks: A Convergence of Academic Libraries, Campus Bookstores, Publishers?, John H. Pollitz and Anne Christie

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Exploring the LSU Libraries’ Virtual Reference Transcripts: An Analysis, Jenna Ryan, Alice L. Daugherty, and Emily C. Mauldin

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Nurturing New Careers: Preparing Future Librarians for Their Careers Through Pre-Professional Development Sessions at the University of Alabama Libraries, Brett Spencer and Allyson R. Ard

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Major Literary Award Winners in the Medium-Sized Academic Library, Todd Spires

2005

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Change and Connections: Passion and Organizational Change, Lynn Baird

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Movers and Shakers in the Library Publishing World Highlight their Roles: Interviews with Print and Electronic Journal Editors - A Comparison, Julie Banks and Carl Pracht

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Handling Legal Questions at the Reference Desk and Beyond, Newkirk Barnes

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Papa's Got a Brand New (Virtual) Bag: Real-Time Chat and Reference Discourse, Darren Chase

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Building Library Collections, the eBay Way, Camila Gabaldón

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Aligning Campus Portals with Learners’ Needs: A Preliminary Study on the Implementation of Campus Portals in Iranian Higher Education Communities, Alireza Hejazi and Mitra Dilmaghani

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You Are What You Link: A Guideline for the Enrichment of Information on Campus Portals—A Perspective from Iran, Alireza Hejazi and Mitra Dilmaghani

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Users and Internet Skills: A Report from Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria, Stella E. Igun

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Teaching Information Literacy to the Advanced Writing Class in Three Sessions, Colleen Kennedy

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UDLib/SEARCH: Enhancing Information Literacy in Delaware Public Schools Through Use of Technology, Dianna McKellar

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Cross-Disciplinary Prospecting: Educational Technology Offers Up Gold for Library and Information Science Curricula, Michael J. Miller

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Information and Communication Technologies and the Effects of Globalization: Twenty-First Century “Digital Slavery” for Developing Countries—Myth or Reality?, L. A. Ogunsola

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Differences in Indexing Term Vocabularies and Agreement with Subject Specialists, John M. Weiner

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Narrowcasting to Faculty and Students: Creating an Efficient “Research by Subject” Page, Rob Withers, Rob Casson, and Aaron Shrimplin

2004

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A First in Africa: Implementation of Metalib and SFX at the Cape Technikon Library, Deborah Becker

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The Next Step in Scholarly Communication: Is the Traditional Journal Dead?, Jeanne Galvin

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The Empowering Role of Enterprise Information Portals in Knowledge Management, Alireza Hejazi

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The Importance of Marketing and Total Quality Management in Libraries, Rajashekhar D. Kumbar

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Clinical Librarianship (CL): A Historical perspective, Evaliga Lappa

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Nigerian University Libraries and the Challenges of Globalization: The Way Forward, L. A. Ogunsola

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Language-Related Open Archives: Impact on Scholarly Communities and Academic Librarianship, Jung-ran Park

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An Analysis of Entry-Level Librarian Ads Published in American Libraries, 1982-2002, Claudene Sproles and David Ratledge

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University Library Partnerships: Promoting Economic Development, J. Cory Tucker

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If It Ain't Broke ... : Changing Search Philosophies, John M. Weiner

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Independence of Nations and the Role of Libraries: The American Library System as the Stakeholder for Freedom of Information, Lana Zink

2003

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Paper Use and Recycling in Academic Libraries, Michele Calloway and Darren Callahan

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Usability Testing at Florida International University Libraries: What We Learned, Sarah J. Hammill