Fieldwork Requirements from the Site Supervisors' Perspective

Fieldwork Requirements from the Site Supervisors' Perspective

Date: January 2012
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Description: Poster presented at the 2012 ALISE Annual Conference. This poster discusses public library fieldwork from the site supervisor's point of view and practices and interactions of the site supervisor.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Selecting and Assessing Practicum Students

Selecting and Assessing Practicum Students

Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Description: This presentation discusses selecting and assessing practicum students, the goals and competencies, learning objectives, and gives examples of necessary skills.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Elements of a Succession Plan

Elements of a Succession Plan

Date: 2011
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Description: Poster presented at the 2011 ALA Learning Roundtable Conference. This poster presents information about succession plans. It covers succession plan strategies, competencies for key positions, candidates' skills, and development plans.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
BARC Tips for Tiny Libraries

BARC Tips for Tiny Libraries

Date: July 3, 2015
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Description: Report providing tips for small libraries to get started using Biblionix Automated Retrospective Conversion's (BARC's) "Apollo" integrated library system.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Assessment in Fieldwork Courses: What Are We Rating?

Assessment in Fieldwork Courses: What Are We Rating?

Date: October 2014
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Description: This article uses inductive content analysis to assess fieldwork evaluations in library school coursework.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Whole Picture - One Library's Assessment Activities

The Whole Picture - One Library's Assessment Activities

Date: October 21, 2014
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Description: This presentation provides an overview of UNT's assessment activities in preparation for a new library strategic plan and campus SACS reaccreditation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
HAM: A Hybrid Aquisitions Model for Public Libraries

HAM: A Hybrid Aquisitions Model for Public Libraries

Date: 2014
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Description: This book chapter discusses how to operationalize acquisitions through a discussion of various models of acquisitions, encompassing budgeting, working with vendors, selection, ordering, receiving, processing, and overall administration of the process.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Keeping Human Resources Happy: The Use of Rubrics in Evaluations During Hiring and Performance Evaluations

Keeping Human Resources Happy: The Use of Rubrics in Evaluations During Hiring and Performance Evaluations

Date: October 7, 2013
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Leuzinger, Julie
Description: Presentation for the inaugural Library Human Resources Management Association Conference. The authors discuss keeping human resources happy with the use of rubrics in evaluations during hiring and performance evaluations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Textbooks Weighing You Down? Check out our E-Readers [Poster]

Textbooks Weighing You Down? Check out our E-Readers [Poster]

Date: June 30, 2013
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Sears, Suzanne
Description: This poster discusses a grant project for purchasing e-book readers as a way of circulating textbooks to college students at the University of North Texas. The poster includes text, a timeline, graphs, photos of marketing materials, and sample survey questions from the project.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Textbooks Weighing you Down? Check out our E-Readers

Textbooks Weighing you Down? Check out our E-Readers

Date: June 13, 2014
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Sears, Suzanne
Description: Article discussing a project by the UNT Libraries to purchase e-book readers for students purchasing digital textbooks.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Keeping Human Resources happy: Improving hiring processes through the use of rubrics

Keeping Human Resources happy: Improving hiring processes through the use of rubrics

Date: November 2014
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Leuzinger, Julie
Description: Article on keeping human resources happy and improving hiring processes through the use of rubrics.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Keeping it Fair: Using Rubrics in Hiring and Evaluations

Keeping it Fair: Using Rubrics in Hiring and Evaluations

Date: April 23, 2014
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Leuzinger, Julie
Description: Presentation for a webinar offered by the American Library Association (ALA) Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA). This presentation discusses using rubrics in hiring and evaluations to keep things fair.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Extending the TAM2 Model: Card Swiping and Academic Librarians

Extending the TAM2 Model: Card Swiping and Academic Librarians

Date: March 11, 2016
Creator: Smith, Susan & Brannon, Sian
Description: Presentation discusses use of Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) and its extended modified TAM2 Model to examine pre- and post-implementation factors in adopting card swiping for libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
From Acceptance to Assessment: Academic Librarians CAN Card-Swipe

From Acceptance to Assessment: Academic Librarians CAN Card-Swipe

Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Smith, Susan
Description: This poster describes the results of longitudinal research of academic librarians using card-swiping technologies to improve collaborative assessment efforts on a large public university campus.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Student-Centered Value Research: Assessment activities of the UNT Libraries

Student-Centered Value Research: Assessment activities of the UNT Libraries

Date: May 2, 2013
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: This presentation discusses student-centered value research and the assessment activities of the UNT Libraries. The UNT Libraries value research initiatives provide a means of measuring the Libraries' contribution to UNT's strategic goals.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Serenity Now! Overcoming the Fear of Negative Evaluation

Serenity Now! Overcoming the Fear of Negative Evaluation

Date: October 24, 2014
Creator: Brannon, Sian; Leuzinger, Julie & Crawford, Laurel
Description: Presentation for the 2014 Texas Library Association (TLA) Supervisor's, Managers, and Administrators Round Table (SMART) Summit. This presentation discusses overcoming the fear of negative evaluations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Serenity Now! Overcoming the Fear of Negative Evaluation

Serenity Now! Overcoming the Fear of Negative Evaluation

Date: April 2015
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie; Crawford, Laurel & Brannon, Sian
Description: Poster presentation for the Texas Library Association Annual Conference. This poster discusses overcoming the fear of negative evaluation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Hidden Collections Redux: Summer 2013

Hidden Collections Redux: Summer 2013

Date: 2013
Creator: Brannon, Sian; Parks, Sue; Phillips, Mark Edward & Sears, Suzanne
Description: This report is offers an update on the hidden collections at the UNT Libraries. Its purpose is to serve as a true representation of the collections in the UNT Libraries with little or no access.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Professional Learning Communities & Personal Learning Networks in Information Science

Professional Learning Communities & Personal Learning Networks in Information Science

Date: January 2012
Creator: Hill, Valerie; Bartoletti, Robin; Helge, Kris & Brannon, Sian
Description: This presentation is part of a Doctoral Student Special Interest Group (SIG) panel discussion group from the 2012 Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE). Doctoral students discuss various ways to keep up with changes in information science and technology through developing professional learning communities.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Fear of Negative Evaluation: Differences amongst librarians

Fear of Negative Evaluation: Differences amongst librarians

Date: May 2015
Creator: Crawford, Laurel; Leuzinger, Julie; Brannon, Sian & Hamner, Jesse
Description: Article on the fear of negative evaluation and differences amongst librarians.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Scholarly Communication Transformation Initiative Planning Document

Scholarly Communication Transformation Initiative Planning Document

Date: January 20, 2015
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Phillips, Mark Edward & Brannon, Sian
Description: Report created for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries outlining plans for the Scholarly Communication Transformation Initiative.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Evaluating the University of North Texas' Digital Collections and Institutional Repository: An Exploratory Assessment of Stakeholder Perceptions and Use

Evaluating the University of North Texas' Digital Collections and Institutional Repository: An Exploratory Assessment of Stakeholder Perceptions and Use

Date: September 8, 2015
Creator: Waugh, Laura; Hamner, Jesse; Klein, Janette & Brannon, Sian
Description: This article discusses an exploratory assessment evaluating the University of North Texas' digital collections and institutional repository.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
UNT Libraries Strategic Plan 2011-2015: A Plan to Advance the Strategic Research Value of the University of North Texas Libraries

UNT Libraries Strategic Plan 2011-2015: A Plan to Advance the Strategic Research Value of the University of North Texas Libraries

Date: October 2011
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Belden, Dreanna; Brannon, Sian; Jackson, Scott; Parks, Sue et al.
Description: This report discusses the five-year strategic plan for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries to reach its goal of becoming a top tier research library by 2015. It includes an analysis of the status of the UNT Libraries in relation to the university campus strategic plan and to peer institutions. In addition, it provides an outline of the specific goals and targets adopted to reach top tier status, organized into five categories: Creative Partnerships, Innovative Services, Scholarly Outcomes Assessment, Quality Collections, and Well-Designed Spaces.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
UNT Libraries Strategic Plan 2015-2018: A Plan to Continue Advancing the Research Value of the University of North Texas Libraries

UNT Libraries Strategic Plan 2015-2018: A Plan to Continue Advancing the Research Value of the University of North Texas Libraries

Date: 2015
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Belden, Dreanna; Brannon, Sian; Jackson, Scott; Parks, Sue et al.
Description: This document summarizes key strategic priorities for the UNT Libraries in the 2015 - 2018 period, and will inform planning activities during this time. This document lays out the primary directions that the UNT Libraries will undertake during four years. It builds on previous work and accomplishments, and serves as a transition guide for moving beyond the 2011-2015 strategic plan.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries