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Stephen Dew

Stephen is responsible for scholarly communications and open access activities for the University Libraries, including coordinating the development activities and copyright issues for NC DOCKS, UNCG’s institutional repository; and coordinating development activities for faculty publishing through Open Journal Systems. He is also responsible for coordinating library and liaison efforts involving collection development and management of materials and resources. As the liaison for the Department of History, he is responsible for all history-related library instruction, research assistance, research guides, and collection development. In addition to his Master’s degree in Library Science from the University of Texas, Stephen also has a BA in Chemistry, a MA in History, and a PhD in History from the University of Arkansas. He has published a number of articles and given numerous presentations in the fields of library science and history; and he is the author of The Queen City at War: Charlotte, North Carolina, During World War II, 1939-1945.

There are 9 included publications by Stephen Dew :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
All That Glitters: Assaying S.H. Logan’s “Trip to the Gold Fields” 1993 93 During the spring of 1849, Captain Randolph B. Marcy and a contingent of soldiers from Fort Smith led a large wagon train of gold-seeking, California-bound emigrants across Indian Territory along a route parallel to the southern bank of the Canadian ...
Assessing the Library Needs and Preferences of Off-Campus Students: Surveying Distance-Education Students, from the Midwest to the West Indies 2004 761 In order to have a successful library program for distance-education students, librarians must understand who their students are, as well as what their students want and need. Of course, the best way to get this information is to ask the students. Th...
Documenting priorities, progress, and potential: planning library services for distance education. 2002 441 The ACRL Guidelines for Distance Learning Library Services recommends that every library develop a written profile and a written statement addressing the needs and outlining the methods by which progress can be measured. Many libraries do not have a ...
An Editor’s Tips on Publishing in Library Literature 2005 1204 Writing for professional library literature can be a challenging experience, especially for new writers and new librarians. This article reviews a variety of how-to-write publications intended for librarians—those books and articles that provide adv...
Knowing Your Users and What They Want: Surveying Off-Campus Students About Library Services 2001 875 In order to have a successful library program for off-campus students, librarians must understand who their students are and what they want. This presentation will address the issues involved in conducting a user survey for off-campus students. The...
NC DOCKS: The Institutional Repository for The University of North Carolina at Greensboro 2011 147 NC DOCKS (North Carolina Digital Online Collection of Knowledge & Scholarship available at http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/) is an open-access database for collecting, preserving, and disseminating the scholarly and creative works produced by the faculty o...
Open Access Publishing & the Tenure and Promotion Process 2012 3583 A recording of a Faculty Forum sponsored by the Faculty Senate Scholarly Communications Committee and the University Libraries on October 23, 2012 on the UNCG campus. Issues discussed included the future of open access publishing, article processing ...
Providing Library Instruction to Distance Learning Students in the Twenty-First Century: Meeting the Current and Changing Needs of a Diverse Community 2006 1969 This study examines the variety of instructional practices employed in distance learning librarianship from the end of the Twentieth Century through the early beginnings of the Twenty-First Century. The authors provide a thorough review of the liter...
Taking a Step Back, To Move Forward 2010 96 During the last three years, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro has undertaken three separate de-duplication projects that involved the de-selection of resources based on their availability through certain methods of electronic access. ...