19 December 2013, Volume 7, Number 16

 new-libguidesNEW DESIGN COMING
During the next few weeks, the CLIC librarians will implement a new design for their popular Library Research Guides in response to user feedback.  The URLS for the guides will stay the same, so not to worry! 



The Library is currently seeking graduate students to participate in usability testing of library websites, collections, spaces, resources or staff  in late January 2014. 

If you come in contact with the Library online, in-person or both, we rely on you to provide feedback so that we can ensure we are effectively helping you accomplish your goals. By donating a small amount of time, you can make a large contribution to the User Experience at U.Va. Library. Please complete this form if you are interested. Thank you!


Dec 23 from 8am-6pm
Dec 27 & 28 from 8am-6pm
Dec 30 from 1pm-6pm


closed-redCLIC CLOSED
The CLIC will be closed December 21, 2013 – Jan 1, 2014.  The CLIC librarians will read and reply to email you send to clic_librarians@virginia.edu.


 ClinicalKey  is a new search engine of interest to UVa students and faculty who are involved in any major medical and surgical specialty. A search for the topic “ankle injuries” returned journal articles, videos, books, and more on etiology, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and prognosis. Learn more about ClinicalKey to determine if it is a useful tool for you!


gun-violenceGUN VIOLENCE
“APA’s new report, “Gun Violence Prediction, Prevention, and Policy,” consolidates psychological research findings on precursors to shootings and highlights prevention strategies. The seminal report identifies the need for both primary and secondary prevention programs to keep communities safe from gun violence. (Experts on the panel producing the report include Curry faculty member, Dr. Dewey Cornell.)

The report found that in making predictions about the risk for mass shootings, “there is no consistent psychological profile or set of warning signs that can be used reliably to identify such individuals in the general population.” For this reason, primary violence prevention is critical. —APA


 handbook-of-youthNEW HANDBOOK
Title:  Handbook of Youth Mentoring (2nd edition)
Editors: David L. DuBois and Michael J. Karcher
Location:  This handbook is located in the CLIC’s Handbook Area, room 306, Bavaro Hall
Call Number: HV 1431 .H3 2014 (The CLIC also has a copy of the 1st edition.)
Table of Contents

 OVERVIEW. “The definitive reference on youth mentoring, the Handbook of Youth Mentoring is a state-of-the art compilation of the research, practice and application of best practices in the field of youth mentoring. The First Edition won the award by SRA for the best edited book, and the new edition, aims to increase its focus on practical application and implementation of best practices. The new edition of the handbook  includes several new chapters on emerging areas of research and practice.” –publisher


 sage-handbook-of-earlyNEW HANDBOOK
Title:  Sage Handbook of Early Childhood Literacy (2nd edition)
Editors: Joanne Larson and Jackie Marsh
Location:  This handbook is located in the CLIC’s Handbook Area, room 306, Bavaro Hall
Call Number: LB1139 .3S344 2013 
Table of Contents

 OVERVIEW. “The Handbook of Early Childhood Literacy offers a way through the vast diversity of publications on early childhood literacy by providing comprehensive and up-to-date reviews of research and thinking in early childhood literacy.

The arrangement of chapters reflects a contemporary perspective on research into early childhood literacy. Major sections include: the global world of early childhood literacy; childhood literacy and family, community and culture; the development of literacy in early childhood; pedagogy and early childhood literacy and researching early childhood literacy.

Contributions by leading authorities focus on literacy as a socially situated and global experience, one that is evolving in relation to changes in contemporary culture and technological innovation.” –publisher


emotion-motivationNEW HANDBOOK
Title:  Emotion, Motivation and Self Regulation: A Handbook for Teachers
Editors: Nathan Thomas
Location:  This handbook is located in the CLIC’s Handbook Area, room 306, Bavaro Hall
Call Number: LB1065.E568 2013 
Table of Contents

 OVERVIEW. “This handbook is aimed at pre-service teachers and those responsible for teacher education relating to the psychological elements of student learning, engagement, and achievement. It consists of four chapters on emotions, motivation, self-regulation in students and teachers, as well as a conclusion that integrates all these. The chapters are pretty self-similar: opening quotes by students and subsections for clarifying terminology; examining causes and effects; reviewing the developmental features of emotions, motivation, and self-regulated learning; and a concluding section of quotes from teachers for the first three chapters. The chapters are highly structured and are made to be easy to skim with chapter-overview boxes. They include suggestions for integrating the text into classroom practice or at least for reflecting on pedagogic implications. ” –publisher


handbook-of-designNEW E-HANDBOOK
Handbook of Design in Educational Technology (ONLINE) 2013

The Handbook of Design in Educational Technology provides up-to-date, comprehensive summaries and syntheses of recent research pertinent to the design of information and communication technologies to support learning. Readers can turn to this handbook for expert advice about each stage in the process of designing systems for use in educational settings; from theoretical foundations to the challenges of implementation, the process of evaluating the impact of the design and the manner in which it might be further developed and disseminated.  –publisher



TOPIC:  Submitting Your Dissertation into Libra
LOCATION: The CLIC, Room 306, Bavaro Hall
TIME:  Thursday, January 15, 2014, Noon-1:00pm
PRESENTER: Ellen Ramsey, Institutional Repository Services Librarian
DESCRIPTION:  Doctoral students who will graduate in May 2014 and beyond are required to upload their dissertations into UVa’s institutional repository, Libra.   This session will provide information about the process. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers about open access, copyright and the repository.    REGISTER.


 rehabilitation-counseling-bulletinNOW ONLINE!
The journal,  Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin is now online from 1990-present!





HOOS YOUR  datalights
Throughout the semester, we will be highlighting information about finding, organizing, analyzing, managing, displaying, and preserving research data. See this week’s featured data information below.


statlab-logoSTAT LAB’S NEW LOOK 
The Statlab web site has a new look. Be sure to checkout  their Spring semester workshops!



The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid dissemination of social science research worldwide and is composed of a number of research networks.

The SSRN eLibrary currently consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts on over 521,000 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection currently containing over 426,600 downloadable full text documents in PDF format. The eLibrary also includes the research papers of a number of Fee Based Partner Publications.

This newsletter is produced by the CLIC librarians, Kay Buchanan and Carole Lohman.

The newsletter is intended to support  faculty and students at the Curry School of Education who are engaged in scientifically based research, evaluation, and teaching by keeping them up-to-date on scholarly resources, trends, and opportunities so they can make a positive impact on education.

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