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An Investigation of the Information Literacy Instruction Practices, Attitudes and Knowledge of University Faculty: Findings and Recommendations Based on Survey and Interview Research at York University
This session will provide a critical review of key results from research conducted with full-time faculty in a wide range of disciplines at York University, Toronto. Findings regarding faculty perceptions of the meaning ...
WizFolio & RefWorks
Comparing online citation management tools for research
FAST: Faceted Application of Subject Terminology
The complex syntax and rules of LCSH restrict its application in the online environment. FAST, developed by OCLC and based on LCSH, is a faceted vocabulary for online resources with interoperability with many metadata ...
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 ...
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 ...
Comparing Scholars Portal & ebrary e-book platforms: OLA Conference 2010
The academic community at York University will be accessing e-books from different publishers using a common platform. This Scholars Portal initiative is the basis of a research study to understand uptake of e-books by ...
Managing Digitization Projects
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 ...
Road to Open Access in the Sciences: Exploring publishing trends in OA journals at York University
Academic freedom and openness are the hallmarks of scholarship. Scientific progress is being impeded due to inadequate access to research which ironically is being conducted collaboratively with global researchers. As ...