By Claudia M. Garcia, Teresa A. Flores

Librarians were champions of the reasonable use rights of the yankee public considering that good earlier than these rights have been really codified by way of part 107 of federal copyright legislations. even if, in recent times many librarians and different educators were more and more hesitant to exploit fabrics in an academic atmosphere, petrified of attracting the attention of litigious publishers, media businesses, and different content material vendors. Campuses' criminal illustration have purely elevated this sense of malaise, taking a 'better secure than sorry' stance on reasonable use of highbrow estate. This publication offers an summary of present traits, laws and litigation on the topic of reasonable use of highbrow estate and its affects on educational libraries around the usa.

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On my mind: Inaccessible information: A strategic solution. American Libraries, 36(5), 30. Westminster Law Library Mission Statement. pg=mission In: Academic Librarianship in the 21st Century ISBN: 978-1-60456-865-3 Editors: C. Garcia and T. Flores ©2009 Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Chapter 2 USERS’ INFORMATION NEEDS IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES OF THE 21ST CENTURY: ASSESSMENT OF THE LIBQUAL+TM TOOLS IN IMPROVING SERVICE QUALITY STANDARDS Maria Anna Jankowska Social Sciences Librarian, Charles E. com, Wikiepedia, Flicker, MySpace, social networking, open access, and easy retrieval of electronic resources and services create higher user expectations for an academic library’s collections and services.

This article presents the results of the 2004 University of Idaho (UI) Library’s LibQUAL+ TM survey on growing informational needs of users in the academic library. Additionally, the article also evaluates the effectiveness of the LibQUAL+ TM recommendations that were implemented in the UI Library to achieve higher user satisfactions. In the entire evaluation process of satisfying information needs of academic users one should ask the following questions: ƒ ƒ ƒ ƒ To what extent should academic libraries alleviate the growing informational requirements of their users?

However, the bibliographic management software, widely used in many countries, especially Australia and New Zealand, is not yet known as a valuable tool in Thailand. 0 for managing bibliographies both in Thai and English according to the SWU style manual. 50 connection files for academic libraries in Thailand so that users can access and download bibliographic records from other university libraries’ databases. [2] PROBLEM STATEMENT In Thailand, there are 80 public universities all around the country.

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