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RSS Feeds from STM Databases: Innovative Possibilities
(Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship, ACRL, Science and Technology Section, May-10)
Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds have been used in academic libraries to follow new information posted on blogs, wikis and web sites. Science, Technology and Medicine (STM) databases also offer RSS feeds which can be ...
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 ...
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.
CIHR Policy & Public Access to CIHR funded research: Jan 2010
Science librarians, Leila Fernandez, Rajiv Nariani & Marcia Salmon covered the following topics: - Finding journals which comply with CIHR Public Access Policy for Research Outputs - York Libraries support for Article ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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