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Associate Professor, Info Literacy Librarian
ASU Box 32026
Boone NC 28607
There are 6 included publications by John Boyd :
Bicycle Tourists: Staying Connected at Public Libraries
Each year thousands of bicycle tourists stop at public libraries throughout the United States. They are looking for a place to relax, access to computers and Wi-Fi, and a knowledgeable person that can provide information about the area. In this artic...
Everything is Not on the Web, Doggone it: Remembering the Library in Your Research Process
LIS Education in America: The Present, the Past, and the Future.
In the United States, the Library and Information Science (LIS) degree is most often a graduate degree at the master’s level. The degree is most commonly named the Masters of Library Science (MLS) or the Masters of Library and Information Science (ML...
The One-Box Challenge: Providing a Federated Search That Benefits the Research Process
The one-box federated search of databases brings as many challenges as promises to database searching, especially in terms of adapting these systems to user needs and the effects this new mode of searching will have on users' research behaviors. This...
The Quest for Sustainability in International Library Development: The Experience of the Riecken Foundation
The Riecken Foundation provides support to communities in developing countries to create sustainable partnership library programs focusing on collection development, technology applications, and assem- bling professional staff and volunteers. This ar...
The Research Advisory Program (RAP): Fostering Information Literacy Skills through Individualized Research Consultations Information Literacy Skills through Individualized Research Consultations
Librarians at Appalachian State University have developed a program offering individualized research consultations by appointment. The Research Advisory Program (RAP) was developed to provide students with the opportunity to meet individually with a ...