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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 ...
Assessing the Accessible Content Provider Landscape
This presentation will share the results of a survey distributed across North America to the accessible content provider community in higher education. The intent of the study was to capture the current state of the ...
Food cravings, appetite, and snack-food consumption in response to a psychomotor stimulant drug: the moderating effect of "food-addiction"
There is mounting evidence that many highly processed foods have addictive properties, and that some cases of compulsive overeating resemble an addiction disorder. While support for the Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS) as ...
Calls to Action for Data and Map Professionals
Truth and Reconciliation for Map and Data Professionals: Our Calls to Action In December 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released their final report and the 94 Calls to Action urging all levels of government ...
Accessible Copying and Copyright: Section 32 and the Copyright Act Review
Copyright concerns often present an obstacle when providing content in accessible formats. Even with a specific Copyright Act exception intended to enable the provision of accessible material to those who need it, there ...
Library eResources Accessibility Project (LEAP)
In 2015, Ontario’s college libraries launched a project to identify a solution that meets and exceeds the AODA requirement for accessible multimedia resources by the January 2020 deadline. In this presentation you will ...
Identifying and documenting the locations of Residential Schools in Canada
Between 1851 and 1998, over 139 Indian Residential Schools operated across Canada. The legacy and trauma of these schools leave scars in the communities in which the schools resided, as well as for school survivors and ...
On-line databases and the research experience for university students with print disabilities
The purpose of this paper is to present findings of a study which examined the searching experience of university students with a print disability and their use of screen reading software to navigate three proprietary databases.
Transcript for the January 2019 Accessibility Symposium at York University
(York University, 2019-04-08)
Regulating the fast-food landscape: Canadian news media representation of the Healthy Menu Choices Act
With the rapid rise of fast food consumption in Canada, Ontario was the first province to legislate menu labelling requirements via the enactment of the Healthy Menu Choice Act (HMCA). As the news media plays a significant ...