Ana Guimaraes

Ana Guimaraes
Kennesaw State University | KSU · Department of Library Resources

Master of Library and Information Science

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Book
The nature of library work and academia have been transformed by forces such as the pace of technological change, reduced budgets, a global pandemic, and shifting understandings of what it means to be a librarian. While these changes have transformed the work of the library, librarians have rushed to adopt, correct, and even challenge changes to tr...
Chapter
Effective project management is difficult, complex, and time-consuming. The planning and implementation process present an ongoing challenge for many librarians who work with collections, especially for those who manage large-scale projects that require cross-departmental collaboration. In addition, practical, step-by-step guidance on how to run co...
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In the Spring of 2018, the authors administered the highly validated and reliable Copenhagen Burnout Inventory work-related sub-scale to 1,628 academic librarians employed within the United States. Academic librarians reported a total work-related burnout score of 49.6. Overall, female participants who were 35–44 years of age reported the highest l...
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In the Spring of 2018, the authors administered the highly validated and reliable Copenhagen Burnout Inventory work-related sub-scale to 1,628 academic librarians employed within the United States. Academic librarians reported a total work-related burnout score of 49.6. Overall, female participants who were 35–44 years of age reported the highest l...
Poster
The Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) has been used to measure burnout among Academic Librarians. To investigate burnout prevalence, the authors surveyed a cross-section of Academic Librarians using the Copenhagen Burnout Inventory (CBI), a highly validated instrument that assesses burnout in “helping professions." The CBI measures work-related burno...
Presentation
In 2013, the Kennesaw State University (KSU) Library System hired its first Collection Development Librarian. Since then, the Library System has experienced remarkable changes and growth in many areas, including institutional consolidation, facility renovations, new staffing, and organizational restructuring. Of note is the establishment and extrao...
Poster
In 2013, the Kennesaw State University (KSU) Library System hired its first Collection Development Librarian. Since then, the Library System has experienced remarkable changes and growth in many areas, including institutional consolidation, facility renovations, new staffing, and organizational restructuring. Of note is the establishment and extrao...
Conference Paper
In 2015, the Kennesaw State University Library System (KSULS) began a pilot project to assess the physical collections of the organization. The collection assessment project coordinators, consisting of the Assessment Librarian and the Collection Development Librarian, set a goal to assess four subject areas over a one-year time frame. For the proje...
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A presentation given to the Atlanta Emerging Librarians group of the Georgia Library Association, covering best-practices on crafting the right cover letter for the job, techniques on how to "sell your skills" to potential employers, and how to avoid common mistakes. Examples were taken from an academic librarian perspective, but these concepts cou...
Presentation
From June 2015 to July 2016, the Kennesaw State University Library System participated in a pilot implementation of a newly-conceived Collection Assessment Plan. The plan follows a 5-year rotating schedule for systematically reviewing print holdings of the KSU Libraries. The plan is broad in scope. It spans multiple library departments and integrat...
Presentation
In June 2015, the Kennesaw State University Library System launched a pilot implementation of a newly-conceived Collection Assessment Plan. The plan follows a 5-year rotating schedule for systematically reviewing print holdings of KSU Libraries. The plan is broad in scope. It spans multiple library departments and integrates into operational workfl...
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In this session, a panel of collection development librarians from three USG universities - University of North Georgia, Kennesaw State University, and Georgia Southern University - will discuss ways they are approaching the quest for effective collection development during times of transition. Each of these institutions is at a different place in...
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In the fall of 2012 Sturgis Library began investigating new collection development methods for serving the needs of students and faculty at Kennesaw State University (KSU), with the intent to enhance both collection and service excellence. One area targeted for improvement beginning in FY2013- 2014 was interlibrary loan service. With over 10,000 bo...

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