Geraldine Purpur

There are 5 included publications by Geraldine Purpur :

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Effects Of Information Literacy Skills On Student Writing And Course Performance 2016 143 This study documents the information literacy skills of college freshmen at a mid-size comprehensive university. It also examines the association between students' information literacy skills and their writing abilities as well as their overall perfo...
Experiments with online tools to deliver off-campus library instruction 2006 513 Delivering library instruction to off-campus students offers numerous challenges. The varying needs of the teaching faculty and user need to be considered. Does the user need general information, specific data- base searching techniques, or want to k...
The Learning Outcomes of Mentoring Library Science Students in Virtual World Reference: A Case Study 2015 879 This article reports on the cognitive and affective development of students being mentored in virtual reference interview skills by professional librarians. The authors present a case study which examines the impact on student learning resulting from...
Learning to Provide 3D Virtual Reference: A Library Science Assignment 2009 1962 In spring semester 2009, two of the authors taught LIB 5020—Information Sources & Services to graduate library science students at Appalachian State University. The course covers information seeking patterns and provides an overview of reference serv...
Virtually Usable: a Test of the Information Gardens 2007 1674 This paper presents the results of a usability study conducted to determine the functionality of a desktop, three-dimensional virtual library designed and supported by the Appalachian State University Distance Learning Library Services team. Formativ...