School of Information Sciences

Increasing Effective Student
Use of the Scientific Journal Literature

A project of the NSF National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Education Digital Library

Program Solicitation 01-55, Services Track, Award NSF DUE-0121575

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Goal and Outcome:

Use the Primary Objectives to make the NSDL collections a valuable education tool by identifying, designing, testing, and implementing, selected technological and pedagogical enhancements to enhance OSTI’s digital collections important tools for science education in colleges and universities

The ultimate goal of this project is to identify, test and implement features of the NSDL collection (and specifically OSTI journal literature digital collections) that will enhance the appeal and encourage sustained use by undergraduate, graduate and faculty users in the science community

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Dr. Carol Tenopir     School of Information Sciences     College of Communication and Information     University of Tennessee
1345 Circle Park Drive, Room 451      University of Tennessee     Knoxville, TN 37996-0341     (865) 974-7911