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Hardesty, Larry L.

Overview
Works: 30 works in 122 publications in 1 language and 5,911 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Handbooks and manuals  Conference papers and proceedings  Abstracts  Use studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler, Redactor
Classifications: Z675.U5, 025.5677
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Most widely held works by Larry L Hardesty
The role of the library in the first college year( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books, bytes, and bridges : libraries and computer centers in academic institutions by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the rhetoric and reality of library and computing relationships / Peggy Seiden, Michael D. Kathman -- An Issue in search of a metaphor: readings on the marriageability of libraries and computing centers / Robert S. Freeman, Scott B. Mandernack, John Mack Tucker -- The Organizational and historical context of the chief information officer's position / Terrence F. Mech -- Merging the library and the computer center: indications and contraindications / Raymond K. Neff -- Does the scholarly information center work? Evaluating library-computer center cooperation / Delmus E. Williams, Onadell Bly -- Evolving relationships: the intersecting and nonintersecting roles of the small college library and computer center / Paul J. Setze, Kimberly A. Jordan -- Clashing cultures: cohabitation of libraries and computing centers in information abundance / Edward D. Garten, Delmus E. Williams -- Computer center and library relations among small colleges / Larry Hardesty -- Merged and unmerged services: libraries and computing in the University of Wisconsin system / Edward Meachen -- Conceptual foundations for library/computing center relations / Stephen Peterson, Bernard Hecker -- The Service imperative: a case study for merging libraries and computing centers at smaller academic institutions / Eugene A. Engeldinger -- Connecticut College: working outside the dictates of the traditional organizational chart / Connie V. Dowell, Andrew W. White -- Toward a model of integrated computer and library services / John N. Olsgaard, George D. Terry -- Wake Forest University: pioneers and partners / Rhoda K. Channing, Jay L. Dominick -- Beneficial collaboration: meeting information delivery needs / Jennifer Cargill, Ronald D. Hay -- Service and instruction: a strategic focus / Sue Samson, Kim Granath, Vicki Pengelly -- The Gettysburg experience / Robin Wagner -- The Computing center and the library at a teaching university: application of management theories in the restructuring of information technology / Theresa C. Trawick, Jeffry T. Hart -- A Partnership for future information technology support at a community college / Adella Blain -- Creating the new learning environment / David W. Lewis, Georgia B. Miller
Bibliographic instruction in practice : a tribute to the legacy of Evan Ira Farber by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

13 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mission statements for college libraries by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intent of this CLIP (College Library Information Packet) Note is to provide data and sample documents that can be used as examples by college and small university libraries that are writing or rewriting their mission statements. A survey was mailed in April 1998 by the College Libraries Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries to library directors at 268 colleges and small universities; a total of 161 libraries responded. The introduction analyzes survey results according to institutional information, mission statement review and development, groups involved in mission statement development, importance of mission statements, and libraries without mission statements. A selected bibliography and a copy of the questionnaire with results are presented. Mission statements of 52 institutions are included, arranged into categories of private institutions with under 2,500 students, private institutions with over 2,500 students, public institutions with under 2,500 students, and public institutions with over 2,500 students
Faculty and the library : the undergraduate experience by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Periodicals in college libraries by Jamie Hastreiter( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

User instruction in academic libraries : a century of selected readings by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

12 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Use of slide/tape presentations in academic libraries by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of a set of scales to measure the attitudes of classroom instructors toward the undergraduate educational role of the academic library by Larry L Hardesty( )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey of the use of slide/tape presentations for orientation and instruction purposes in academic libraries by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighty-eight academic libraries were surveyed to determine what kinds of slide/tape library instruction materials are available for purchase or loan. The conclusions reached were: (1) there are less than a dozen libraries that have produced presentations of sufficient quality and adaptability to be widely used; and (2) the slide/tape format demands time, expertise, and resources that are often underestimated. For each responding library a summary of the purpose, course use, subject, producer, financing, and evaluation of the slide/tape presentations is included. Four tables and the appendixes contain the survey questionnaire and the prices of Kodak slide Projectors and 3m Wollensak tape recorders as of December 1975. Also included is a reprint of a 17 page bibliography on audio-visual techniques and library instruction compiled by the University Library, The University of Michigan. (Nr)
DePauw University libraries self-study report by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report consists of a series of recommendations for the improvement of the services and facilities of the DePauw University libraries in three areas--personnel, both professional and support staff; administration and management; and buildings and equipment--with an appended set of supporting documents for the most important recommendations, and additional appendices containing more general supporting documents such as background studies on the university and the university's library system. A library mission statement and a schedule of the university offices responsible for acting on specific recommendations are also included. Documents appended include a list of DePauw University library faculty, a collection development policy statement, a building program statement, a rationale for the purchase of a terminal for online searching, and a set of materials on library policies and decision making. Also appended are: task force reports on bibliographic instruction programs at DePauw University and on the service domain of the university library system; a situational analysis of DePauw University and its affiliated libraries in relation to the national educational environment, which includes historical information on DePauw University expenditures; faculty and student library surveys; and the results of a book use study conducted by the DePauw University libraries during January of 1981. (Author/JL)
Bibliographic instruction : defining, organizing, and promoting a program by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This basic discussion of the organization of bibliographic instruction programs in an academic setting includes consideration of factors involved in implementing an innovative program. Several stages in developing and organizing a systematic program are reviewed: creating student awareness of the academic library in general, introduction to use of the major collections of the library through a general search strategy, introduction to more specialized library resources in their major fields of study, and teaching upper level students relationships between the nature of a particular discipline and the nature of the organization of that discipline's literature. Acceptance of such a program hinges upon the program's innovativeness, which is characterized by relative advantage, compatibility, complexity, trialability, and observability. The social structure as well as the individual will most probably accept innovative programs through specific stages labeled awareness, interest, evaluation, trial, and adoption. (Mbr)
Library service enhancement program, DePauw University, 1976-77 : grant proposal and quarterly reports by James Martindale( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this grant, funded by the Council on Library Resources, was to allow a librarian to put aside normal duties for an academic year to explore with faculty, students, and administrators ways of improving library services, and to design methods of increasing library use by college students. A program was developed for orienting and instructing freshman and upper level students in the use of the academic library. For instructional purposes, two 45 minute slide presentations, accompanied by instructional booklets and worksheets, were given to freshman students. They are also expected to learn a basic search strategy to aid in completing course assignments. Upper level students received discipline-related library instruction; a number of bibliographic guides were developed to support this instruction. Appendices include: (1) results of student evaluation of the library orientation/instruction program; (2) student comments on the program; (3) results of the pre/post test questionnaire designed to measure freshman students' attitudes and skills in regard to the library; (4) faculty questionnaire designed to measure the attitudes and expectations of classroom instruction in regard to the academic library; (5) selected bibliographic guides; and (6) final reports made by the project librarian, director of libraries, and vice president of the institution. (Author/JPF)
Student use of the library at Kearney State College by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study was conducted to determine the relationship between use of the library and the classroom program at Kearney State College. After an extensive review of the literature on student library use, the library circulation slips for a seven and a half week period were collected. The declared academic major, academic class, sex, and grade point averages of full-time, undergraduate students using the library during that period were tabulated. It was found that a large percentage of the students made no use of the library, and only a small minority made appreciable use of the library. Students of certain academic disciplines tended to make heavier use of the library than others, but the use of the library had almost no influence on the semester grade point average of students. It was concluded that use of the college library is not a necessary part of the educational experience of most students at Kearney State College. (Author/PF)
Computer-based information networks : selected examples by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history, purpose, and operation of six computer-based information networks are described in general and nontechnical terms. In the introduction the many definitions of an information network are explored. Ohio College Library Center's network (oclc) is the first example. Oclc began in 1963, and since early 1973 has been extending its services outside of Ohio. Medline and the suny Biomedical Communications Networks are two examples developed along general subject specialty lines. Medline is a national development, while the suny network is regional. Educational Resources Information Center (eric) differs from the other examples in that it does not have a fully developed system of high speed electronic communications with on-line remote terminals. In addition, eric is a diffuse, field-based network with local clearinghouses collecting material in various fields. Educom and apra are the final two examples, ones with objectives not completely realized. (Wh)
Use of the library reserve collection at DePauw University by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undertaken to determine if the pattern of use of library reserve collections found at other college libraries continues to exist at DePauw, this study found that approximately 40 percent of all the reserve collection items never circulated during the entire semester, and that 33 percent of the collection circulated only one to five times during that period. It is suggested that librarians examine their reserve collections to reduce the amount of time and effort expended on them, and to prevent them from discouraging more extensive use of the library. Statistical tables and references are provided. (Fm)
DePauw University College Library Program : final report, 1977-1982( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evaluation of bibliographic instruction by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguing that there is a current tendency among librarians to talk more about the evaluation of bibliographic instruction than to actually do anything about it, this paper examines limitations of and considerations pertaining to evaluation and includes: (1) a brief discussion of the history of bibliographic instruction; (2) discussion of types of evaluation including formative and summative; (3) consideration of things most often evaluated, I.E., attitudes (affective domain) and skills (cognitive domain); (4) additional methods of evaluation including quantitative and qualitative; (5) issues of validity and reliability; and (6) conclusions and recommendations. Copies of overhead transparencies referred to in the text and a list of 50 references are included. (Thc)
Celebrating our successes, confronting our challenges( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Student use of the libraries at DePauw University by Larry L Hardesty( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study was conducted to determine the relationship between use of the academic library and the classroom program at DePauw University, a small, four-year liberal arts college. Recorded circulation from the three campus libraries for the second semester of 1975-76 was studied and related to such variables as declared academic major, academic class, sex, sat scores, high school class size, high school class rank, and semester grade point average of all 2,217 on-campus students. No meaningful relation between recorded library circulation and these variables could be found. The study confirmed other similar studies dating back to the 1930's in that a large percentage of the students made no use of the academic library and only a small minority made appreciable use of the academic library. In this study students tended to circulate library items from only one library during the semester and not check out materials from the other two libraries on campus. The study emphasized the role of the classroom instructor in determining the student use of the library. (Author/FM)
 
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Books, bytes, and bridges : libraries and computer centers in academic institutions
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Hardesty Larry

Hardesty, Larry 1947-

Hardesty, Larry L.

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