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Ontario Digitization Initiative: Moving Forward Thorough Collaboration.
Today's academic institutions face a number of pressing problems such as the eternal dilemma of dimishing records space and the more modern difficulty of providing digital copies of their holdings. Many members of the ...
Faculty Voices on Information Literacy: Interview-Based Research Exploring Information Literacy Instruction Practices, Attitudes, and Perceptions among University Faculty. Conference presentation given at WILU 2011, University of Regina, 1-3 June, 2011.
(WILU 2011 Conference Organizers, 2011-06)
This presentation will share highlights from a qualitative research study at York University, based on semi-structured interviews, and conducted primarily during the researcher’s recent sabbatical leave. Study participants ...
The Balance Point: Libraries as Journal Publishers
Increasing library involvement in journal hosting and publishing is an important topic for serialists. This installment of “The Balance Point” column presents articles that offer descriptions and analyses of the current ...
Modeling Scholarly Communication as an Information System
Many studies purport to describe the costs and benefits of different models of scholarly communication. However, in order to evaluate these claims, a consistent framework describing the social environment in which these ...
“Liberty of the Compiler”: Catalogue Raisonné as Metaphor for Collaborative Design
(University of Chicago Press, 2011)
The IAINBAXTER&raisonnE creatively repurposes the conventions of print catalogues raisonnés to support the development of an experimental scholarly communications platform and collaborative e-research zone. The IB&raisonnE ...
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 ...
Book Review: “Culture” and Culture: Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Rights. By Manuela Carneiro da Cunha. Chicago, Il. : Prickly Paradigm Press, 2009.
(Canadian Association of Law Libraries, 2011-08)
This is a review of “Culture” and Culture: Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Rights. By Manuela Carneiro da Cunha (ISBN: 978-0-9761475-6-4)
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.