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Finding and documenting the locations of Residential Schools in Canada
Maps have been created to depict the colonization of North America for hundreds of years. With the publication of the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions findings, reports and Calls to Actions, many researchers are now ...
Project Sustainability and Research Platforms: The Archives Unleashed Cloud Project
(IIPC Web Archiving Conference 2019, 2019-06-07)
The Archives Unleashed Project, founded in 2017 with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, aims to make petabytes of historical internet content accessible to scholars and others interested in researching the recent ...
See a little Warclight: building an open-source web archive portal with project blacklight
(IIPC Web Archiving Conference 2019, 2019-06-06)
In 2014-15, due to close collaboration between UK-based researchers and the UK Web Archive, the open-source Shine project was launched. It allowed faceted search, trend diagram exploration, and other advanced methods of ...
Antiviral Strategies for Emerging Influenza Viruses in Remote Communities
(PLoS ONE, 2013-04-22)
Background: Due to the lack of timely access to resources for critical care, strategic use of antiviral drugs is crucial for mitigating the impact of novel influenza viruses with pandemic potential in remote and isolated ...
The York Digital Journals Project: Strategies for Institutional Open Journal Systems Implementations
(American Library Association, 2010-07)
Embarking on a university wide journal-hosting initiative can be a resource-intensive undertaking. Providing such a service, however, can be equally rewarding, as it positions the library as both partner and colleague in ...
What would the cost of your last term paper be without library access?
In honour of Open Access Week 2014, I asked the question, “What would the cost of your last term paper be without library access?”. I strategically chose to parse the Works Cited section for a paper I wrote in December ...
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 ...
Diversity in Libraries: The Case for the Visible Minority Librarians of Canada (ViMLoC) Network
(Canadian Library Association (CLA), 2013-02)
Cerebral Palsy: A Webliography
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2018-10-29)
Cerebral Palsy, also known as CP, is a group of non- progressive neurological disorders that impair motor function. It is usually caused by abnormal brain development or brain damage that is sustained during ...
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 ...