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Learning Mendeley through Certification Program for Librarians
Mendeley launched a Certification Program for Librarians earlier this year and it has received enthusiastic support from over 800 participants worldwide. The Mendeley Certification Program for librarians offers a flexible, ...
Promoting Public Access Policies – A New Role for Librarians
The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) with its public access policy has joined a host of other granting agencies requiring researchers to provide open access to their research outputs. To help researchers ...
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 ...
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 ...
RSS Feeds in STM Databases: SLA Biofeedback 2009
(SLA Life Sciences Division, 2009-05)
Role of RSS (Real Simple Syndication) to highlight York University faculty publications using Scopus, Pubmed & Web of Science is discussed in this article.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...