Pennsylvania Libraries: Research & Practice

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Vol 2, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents PDF
 

Editorials

Making Sure PaLRaP Remains Healthy and Strong PDF
John Barnett, Tom Reinsfelder 1-5

Research

The Princess and the Poor Self-Image: An Analysis of Newbery Medal Winners for Gender Bias and Female Underrepresentation Leading into the Twenty-First Century PDF
Melissa A. McCleary, Michael M. Widdersheim 6-26

Practice

Beyond the Letter of the Law: Accessibility, Universal Design, and Human-Centered Design in Video Tutorials PDF
Amanda S. Clossen 27-37
Changing Lives, One Note at a Time: Library Internships for Undergraduate Students PDF
Timothy Sestrick, Lina Terjesen 38-47
Sign Redesign: Applying Design Principles to Improve Signage in an Academic Library PDF
Sheila Kasperek 48-63
Three-Dimensional (3-D) Scanning Within Academic Libraries: Exploring and Considering a New Public Service PDF
Jason A. Reuscher 64-70
Basic Online Pennsylvania Legal Research for Librarians PDF
Laura J. Ax-Fultz 71-83
Increasing the Discoverability of Digital Collections Using Wikipedia: The Pitt Experience PDF
Ed Galloway, Cassandra DellaCorte 84-96

News

Noteworthy: News Briefs from PA Libraries PDF
Linda Neyer, Larissa Gordon 97-103