Tina E. Chrzastowski
Santa Clara University
Publications 43
#1Tina E. Chrzastowski (Santa Clara University)H-Index: 11
#2Jennifer E. Nutefall (Santa Clara University)H-Index: 7
ABSTRACTA multiple methods study was conducted over three academic terms during the 2015 fiscal year at Santa Clara University Library to assess the impact and value of overnight library hours. A survey was conducted after midnight during times the Library was open 24 hours, five days a week (24/5), the last two weeks of the quarter. The survey was further informed by patron counts conducted hourly by library floor and type of activity. Survey questions were based on Sowell and Nutefall's study ...
This research is a part of Values, Outcomes, and Return on Investment of Academic Libraries (“Lib-Value”), a three-year study funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services IMLS grant # LG-06-09-0152-09. We gratefully acknowledge this support. In addition, the authors wish to thank Jean-Louise Zancanella, our graduate research assistant on this project, for her careful work. Portions of the survey results were presented at the Library Assessment Conference in Seattle, Washington, in Augu...
#1Lynn Norine WileyH-Index: 7
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Library recently participated in two new “Just-in-Time” acquisitions programs, both of which employed Patron Driven Acquisitions (PDA). The first study was jointly run with the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) and built on the success of CARLI’s robust resource sharing program. The purpose of this study was to begin to bridge the gap on title availability due to lack of purchase or the in-use status of high-de...
#1Tina E. Chrzastowski (UIUC: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)H-Index: 11
In late 2010 the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Library participated in a global ebook user study conducted by Elsevier Publishing. The 129 UIUC participants performed searches on ScienceDirect in their research subject areas, which resulted in reading 2-4 ebooks per person from the Elsevier ebook platform. After examining the ebooks, the participants responded to a questionnaire concerning their format preferences, they completed a logbook for each ebook they read/used, and t...
#1Lynn Norine Wiley (UIUC: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)H-Index: 7
#2Tina E. Chrzastowski (UIUC: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)H-Index: 11
Last.Stephanie BakerH-Index: 1
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to determine how the I‐Share collection serves its members, focusing on the state‐wide use of I‐Share domestic monographs (2003‐2008) by subject, collection overlap (number of copies owned), publisher, and how frequently books by subject are being used and to make recommendations for future selection criteria.Design/methodology/approach – Illinois is fortunate to have the College and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) consortium which manages “I‐Share,”...
#1Robert Alan (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 4
#2Tina E. Chrzastowski (UIUC: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)H-Index: 11
Last.Lynn Norine WileyH-Index: 7
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Two Association of Research Libraries member libraries, the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (UIUC) and Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), evaluated their monograph acquisition approval plan profiles to answer basic questions concerning use, cost effectiveness, and coverage. Data were collected in tandem from vendors and local online systems to track book receipt, item circulation, and overlap between plans. The study period was fiscal year 2005 (July 1, 2004–June 30, 2005) fo...