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    • Are We Speaking The Same Language? International Students and Academic Libraries 

      Tchangalova, Nedelina (2011-05-05)
      International students are a significant and growing population at the University of Maryland – College Park. With more than 3,600 international students or 10 percent of the students who enrolled at the University of ...
    • The Art of Discovery: Federated Search Engines in the Science and Technology 

      Tchangalova, Nedelina (2010-10-21)
      For the general audience, searching the Internet is now a common skill as driving a car. Many people are using just one search engine to find information they are looking for. As all librarians know, Google is not the only ...
    • A Booster Shot for Health Science Librarianship : Using Canvas and PechaKucha to Flip the Library Classroom  

      Carroll, Alexander J.; Tchangalova, Nedelina; Harrington, Eileen G. (2014-10-21)
      PURPOSE: Most early career undergraduates receive instruction in the core competencies of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Information Literacy Standards. Recent studies suggest that such general ...
    • Bridging the Gap: Library Science Education and The New Engineering Librarian 

      Tchangalova, Nedelina (2010-10-08)
      The terminology of engineering is enough to frighten the novice librarian without science background away from academic engineering librarianship. A successful transition from graduate student to practicing engineering ...
    • Bringing New “Life” to a PTDL: Easing the Burden 

      Miller, Jim; Kackley, Bob; Austin, Damon; Cech, Maureen; Tchangalova, Nedelina (2009-04-02)
      Having attended over a dozen PTDLA annual conferences as a member since the mid-90s, I am always astounded by the knowledge along with the loyalty and camaraderie evidenced by the PTDLA Librarians at these yearly sessions. ...
    • Can One Size Really Fit All? Using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) To Teach Information Literacy Skills 

      Akbar-Williams, Tahirah; Tchangalova, Nedelina (2016-04-29)
      In the last twenty years colleges and universities in the United States actively recruited diverse bodies students with different ethnicities, cultures, abilities and learning styles. Teaching faculty are facing the ...
    • The CIRLA Fellowship: A Recruitment Model for Promoting Diversity in Librarianship 

      Tchangalova, Nedelina; Young, Andrew; Morey, Hector; Jefferson, Julius; Cox, Netta; Marroquin, Sandra (2006-06-24)
      The United States is among the most diverse countries in the world. The library profession in the U.S. does not reflect the same level of diversity. Anticipating that a large number of information specialists will retire ...
    • Collaborating for Success: A Case Study on Mentoring, Partnering, and Teaching 

      Kellner, Megan N.; Tchangalova, Nedelina; Gammons, Rachel W.; Carroll, Alexander J.; Payne-Sturges, Devon C. (Collaborative Librarianship, 2017-01)
      Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) graduates seeking employment in academic libraries are often expected to possess user instruction and public service skills. However, it is difficult for students to achieve ...
    • Continuing Education of New Librarians 

      Tchangalova, Nedelina; Peppers, Marla; Hoops-Parish, Lisa; Clark, Heather; Nelson, William; Raftus, Deb (2007-06-22)
      Project O was part of the 2007 ALA Emerging Leaders program and participants were charged with investigating the continuing education needs of new librarians, specifically: • What do new librarians need? • How do ALA ...
    • Crosswords as fun, useful and engaging tools for library instruction, training and more 

      Markowitz, Judy; Tchangalova, Nedelina (2017-05-05)
      Using crossword puzzles in information literacy classes is an effective pedagogy. They can be used for reinforcing literacy concepts in one-shot instruction sessions, assessment, in library orientations for students and ...
    • Diversity and Inclusion at UMD Libraries Survey Results 

      Chadley, Otis; Edwards, Jamie; Epps, Sharon; Garritano, Jeremy; Horbal, Andrew; McDonald, Celina Nichols; Sorrell, Cynthia; Tchangalova, Nedelina; Wheeler, Lisa (2015)
      The Diversity Advisory Committee (DAC) conducted a Diversity Climate Assessment Survey in order to assess the diversity health of the University of Maryland Libraries. The survey was initially conducted for three weeks in ...
    • Don’t Miss the Hidden Treasures! Ideas for Successful Library Outreach 

      Tchangalova, Nedelina (2012-05-10)
      Do you feel your library could have more customers? We do. This program will present a variety of initiatives designed to attract specific groups of new, potential, and infrequent customers to resources and services in ...
    • E-Publishing Portal: A New Approach to Faculty Outreach 

      Tchangalova, Nedelina; Cooper, David (2006-06-15)
      The recent journal price increases and state-wide budget cuts have forced librarians at the University of Maryland (UMD) to make outright cancellations to journals. The implementation of an in-house system for preserving ...
    • An Endangered Species: The Science/Engineering Librarian 

      Tchangalova, Nedelina (2009-07)
      Library information school (LIS) students without science background often express fears and concerns to pursue a career in engineering librarianship. A successful transition from graduate student to practicing engineering ...
    • Enhancing Library Instruction with Crossword Puzzles in Kinesiology Classes 

      Tchangalova, Nedelina (2016-09-26)
      BACKGROUND: The goal was to determine if using crossword puzzles increases students’ engagement in learning information literacy concepts. METHODS: Crossword puzzles were designed with a free online tool and distributed ...
    • Flipping one-shot library instruction: using Canvas and Pecha Kucha for peer teaching 

      Carroll, Alexander J.; Tchangalova, Nedelina; Harrington, Eileen G. (Journal of the Medical Library Association, 2016-04)
      OBJECTIVE This study sought to determine whether a flipped classroom that facilitated peer learning would improve undergraduate health sciences students' abilities to find, evaluate, and use appropriate evidence for ...
    • Jumping onto the Bandwagon: New Librarians Navigating the Science/Technology Librarianship 

      Tchangalova, Nedelina (Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship, 2009)
      The terminology of engineering is daunting to the novice librarian without any science background. Library information school (LIS) students without training in scientific disciplines express concerns about pursuing a ...
    • Library Award for Undergraduate Research: Increasing the Library Profile 

      Tchangalova, Nedelina; Cossard, Patricia Kosco (Practical Academic Librarianship, 2014)
      Offering a library award program is an effective way of strengthening the ties between subject librarians and teaching faculty, while providing a mechanism to preserve undergraduate student research. This program not only ...
    • My Love of Books: Source of Life Support 

      Tchangalova, Nedelina (Against the Grain, 2008-04)
      The author shares her personal experience with libraries and her encounter with the print books. Being hearing impaired, the author shows the value of the print books as friends and a source for inspiration.
    • Navigating User Limits and E-book Device Compatibility Testing 

      Ippoliti, Cinthya; Tchangalova, Nedelina (2013-10-29)
      With the increased presence of ebooks in our collections, ebooks present specific challenges for our users. The UMD Libraries are attempting to address these needs by conducting an internal usability testing project to ...