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WizFolio & RefWorks
Comparing online citation management tools for research
Using New Books Blog at Steacie Library to Understand Academic Community Needs - TRY 2008
Steacie Science & Engineering library started a new books blog in November 2006. This blog was used primarily to inform faculty members and graduate students about new print books acquired by the science library. During ...
Cardiac rehabilitation referral strategies: effects on referral and enrollment
Despite recommendations in clinical practice guidelines, evidence suggests cardiac rehabilitation (CR) utilization following indicated cardiac events is 15-20%. Referral strategies such as automatic referral have been ...
Supplementing Traditional Ways of Measuring Scholarly Impact: The Altmetrics Way
The paper explores the importance of the Altmetric Attention Score (AAS) and York researchers’ awareness and perceptions of scholarly metrics and their impact. The top 100 papers with high Altmetric Attention Scores from ...
Effects of cardiac rehabilitation referral strategies on referral and enrollment rates
(Nature Publishing Group, 2010-02)
Despite recommendations in clinical practice guidelines, evidence suggests that utilization of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) following indicated cardiac events is low. Referral strategies, such as automatic referral, have ...
Open Access Publishing: What Authors Want
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2012-03)
Campus-based open access author funds are being considered by many academic libraries as a way to support authors publishing in open access journals. Article processing fees for open access have been introduced recently ...
Open Access Funds: A Canadian Library Survey
A survey of Canadian research libraries was conducted to determine the extent of funding support for open access publications in these institutions. Results indicate that there is substantial support for open access ...
PubMed Central Canada & Faculty Perspectives: Open Access to Health Research at York University
The present study compares the differences between PubMed Central Canada, PMC (US), and UK PMC. Suggestions for developing a more robust PMC Canada along with faculty perspectives about this OA federal repository are discussed.
Keeping Up With RSS: OLA 2009
Presented at OLA Super Conference in Jan 2009. RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds can be used by researchers to keep up with the latest developments in a particular field. They can be used as a tool to gather information ...
The Growth of Open Access Across Canadian Universities
This study documents the increase of Open Access (OA) publications emanating from Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) member institutions. Free and subscribed databases are used to identify OA publications ...
CIHR Policy & Opening Access to CIHR funded projects: Jun 2009
The Faculty of Health Research Office and York librarians are conducting a mini-workshop to describe the CIHR open access policy and to demonstrate how to deposit your manuscripts into the YorkSpace repository. Examples ...
E-books in the Sciences: Gauging Faculty and Graduate Students Needs: SLA 2009 Paper
Canadian Universities are diverting an increasing amount of their budget to acquire e-books. E-books in pure and applied sciences are available from different content providers and publishers. The academic community at ...
E-books in the Sciences: SLA 2009 Presentation
The results of the e-book survey are summarized below. Details of the results are in the presentation. 1. High level of interest in e-books amongst graduate students: - Graduate students have used some form of e-book ...
PubMed Central Canada: Beyond an Open Access Repository?
PubMed Central Canada (PMC Canada) represents a partnership between the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the National Research Council's Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (NRC-CISTI), ...
Using Online Tools to Engage the Science Community at York University: SLA 2008
York University Libraries are using Web 2.0 tools to identify and promote resources based on the research interests of the scientific community. Some of the tools include, RSS feeds for science research, permanent linking ...
E-Books in the Academic Environment: An Update: UfT Chemistry Librarians 2008
As Canadian universities spend an increasing amount of budget for purchasing/leasing e-books from content providers librarians we need to understand issues related to findability and accessibility of e-books. They also ...
Enhancing Student Participation at Steacie Library Using New Web Technologies: TRY 2007
Describes some Web 2.0 technologies that are being used at Steacie Science and Engineering Library to engage students and librarians in various knowledge sharing activities. Includes the new books blogs; RSS feeds for ...
Addressing Student Needs By Offering Customized RSS Feeds: TRY 2007
Using RSS feeds from STM databases to keep on top of current research. These new tools can saves time valuable research time.
The Chemistry of Scopus & Web of Science: UfT Chemistry Librarians 2009
This presentation at the Chemistry librarians conference at University of Toronto was about the value-added features in these two databases and the caveats when using these databases for finding chemistry related information
Effect of learning resources on Mendeley user adoption and productivity
This study was done to understand the user adoption pattern of a reference management tool such as Mendeley. Libraries can improve usage of reference management tools if they adopt a mix of learning support services. The ...