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Tuesday, April 5 • 9:45am - 10:30am
S46 - Reimagining Scholarly E-book Assessment: A Study of Discovery, Access, and Use

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The study utilizes an innovative assessment method based on text analysis, faculty interviews, and student focus groups. The objective is to understand users’ e-book search behaviors and information needs across disciplines at Columbia University. The findings indicate that the e-book collection supports discontinuous reading, instruction, and ready reference.

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Nisa Bakkalbasi

Assessment Coordinator, Columbia University
Nisa Bakkalbasi is the Assessment Coordinator at Columbia University Libraries. Prior to joining Columbia University, Nisa was the Director of Planning and Assessment at James Madison University, and held a series of positions at Yale University Libraries. She has also taught courses... Read More →
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Melissa Goertzen

Collection Development Analysis & Support Librarian, Columbia University Libraries
I am the Collection Development Analysis & Support Librarian at Columbia University. Much of my work involves monitoring budgets, examining business models, and analyzing workflows. In 2016, I completed a two year assessment project that examined how e-books are used for research... Read More →

Tuesday April 5, 2016 9:45am - 10:30am CDT
Room 105