At this year’s Charleston Conference, Senior Technical Product Manager - eCommerce, Khalilah Gambrell presented a poster titled “Eliminating Barriers: 7 Best Practices for Creating a User Friendly Library Website.” The poster was based on 18 months of work with the EBSCO User Research group conducting usability tests and a survey on how undergraduates conduct research. The following summarizes some of the findings.
Dr. Lee W. Eysturlid, Science Instructor at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, provides 10 tips for librarians to consider in helping to bring primary sources into the classroom and also some information about a great resource for primary sources. With more than 50,000 primary sources, ABC-CLIO Solutions databases are chock-full of unique primary sources and additional activities to engage students with the primary sources.
On Tuesday, May 12th, EBSCO Industries President and CEO Tim Collins delivered the Keynote Address at the 2015 Honor Scholars Recognition Dinner sponsored by the North Shore Chamber of Commerce. This annual event honors the Top North Shore Graduating Seniors of 2015. Tim provided the scholars, parents and community leaders in the audience with his Nine Principles for Success.
The tragic events that unfolded in Paris this month have focused attention on satire and political cartoons and put a spotlight on this form of expression that has existed for centuries. In this article, EBSCO’s Director, Product Management Services & Archives, Richa Tiwary, summarizes a presentation she gave on political cartoons throughout history.