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Bridging the Two Cultures: A Collaborative Approach to Managing Electronic Resources
(Association of college and research libraries, 2002)
This article highlights an example of cross-discipline collaboration in an academic library, and describes a collaborative approach to managing electronic resources that is used at York University Libraries. In this model, ...
A study of Canadian authorship in selected SPARC Alternative journals in the early years after their introduction
The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) is an initiative of the Association of Research Libraries. In 1998 SPARC introduced the Alternative Program working with partners to launch new journals ...
Creative Commons and Beyond
Learn more about creative commons (CC) and the licensing options available. Open access will be discussed in relation to copyright, clarifying the importance of creative commons. The Panton Principles will be explained, ...
Web 2.0 Community Building Strategies: The World of Science 2.0
Science is a collaborative, incremental enterprise. Large teams must work together on massive long-term projects, working toward common goals and creating joint scholarly outputs. Scientists also have to deal with information ...
Academic Blogging: Promoting your Research on the Web
In a world of information overload, lightning fast news cycles, proliferating journals, declining traditional media outlets and short attention spans, how do we make sure our research has all the impact we want? How do we ...
My Job in 10 Years: The Future of Academic Libraries
Time to rev up those crystal balls! Students are changing, library systems are changing, the world is changing. This volatile environment is challenging academic librarians to evolve their practice in unexpected ways. The ...
By the Bootstraps: Building an Engineering Collection from the Ground Up
York University is a large urban university in Toronto, Canada. While mostly known as an institution with a strong focus on the arts, humanities and social sciences, York has a set of small but active science programs. ...
My Job in 10 Years: The Future of Academic Libraries (Access article)
(Ontario Library Association, 2009-07)
Our Job in 10 Years: The Future of Academic Libraries
Time to look into those crystal balls! The world is changing, libraries are changing, students are changing. This volatile environment is challenging academic librarians to evolve our practice in unexpected ways. The best ...
Using a Blog to Engage Students in Literature Search Skills Sessions
One of the main problems for librarians involved in engaging engineering students in literature search skills sessions is creating a list of customized, course-specific online resources that is easy for students to find ...