Projects Underway

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Investigating and developing online tools for scholarly communication

Kim Myers

Project Team
  • Julie Oyer, Brockport

Brockport, State University College at

2016

Tier One

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Project Summary:

This project will survey the SUNY environment to create a network of those involved in scholarly communication. The goal is to create closer alignment and deeper partnerships for librarians and faculty in pursuing scholarly research, grants and publication.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

On the Road with SUNY

James Kimball

Project Team
  • Glenn McClure, SUNY Geneseo
  • Karen Canning, Batavia NY

Geneseo, State University College at

2015

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Creation of a mobile GPS app to connect social and cultural issues/artifacts with the history of New York State.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Open SUNY Information Literacy Initiatives

Logan Rath

Project Team
  • Jessica Clemens, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • Katie DeRusso, SUNY Cobleksill
  • Carleen Huxley, Jefferson Community College
  • Alice Wilson, Monroe Community College

Brockport, State University College at

2014

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Creation and facilitation of a system for identification and curation of shareable content produced by SUNY faculty.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD

Gift and Deselection Manager Online

Mark Sullivan

Project Team

Geneseo, State University College at

2013

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Development of a workflow tool to enable coordinated collection development, last copy detection, and resource sharing. By linking gift processing, conspectus analysis, and deselection among all the SUNY libraries, GDM Online will allow for enhanced acquisitions through usage data from ILLiad systems, book lists, and circulation statistics.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD.

IL Fox – The Virtual Toolbook for Information Literacy Initial Research

Carol Anne Germain

Project Team
  • Tor Loney, University at Albany
  • John Pardavila, University at Albany

Albany, University at

2012

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Development of an online information literacy (IL) toolbook to promote information and digital fluency. This tool will fill a void for students as well as faculty by incorporating key information concepts at multiple levels (e.g., proximity searches).

Project Outcome:

In addition to conference outcomes, a digital online dictionary/encyclopedia promoting information literacy and digital fluency was developed.

Engaging Students in Information Literacy and Digital Literacy through Emerging Technologies

Jessica Clemons

Project Team
  • Stephen P. Weiter, SUNY ESF

Environmental Science and Forestry, College of

2012

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Demonstration project using the iPod touch, students will take photos of the spaces and resources in the library and use digital storytelling tools to tell a story about their orientation experience to the library.

Project Outcome:

All resourcesshared for how the "wayfinding" experience was set up and measured.

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