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An Annotated Chronology of the History of AIDS in Toronto
(Canadian Bulletin of Medical History / Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la médecine, 2005)
The purpose of this annotated chronology is to help provide a framework for research into the history of the first five years of the AIDS epidemic in Canada but especially as it unfolded in Toronto, Canada. The ...
Inside Out: Library Services At Point Of Need. Presented at Ontario Library Association (OLA) Super Conference, Toronto, Ontario, 2008.
Focused on the planning, implementation and results of focus groups with university students from different disciplines. The focus groups provided invaluable feedback about students' research habits; perceptions of their ...
Once more with meaning: the semantic web
What is the semantic web? How can the semantic web help us find, combine and share information via the web? Learn about the ideas behind the semantic web, how far it has come, and where it has yet to go. See the semantic ...
Cataloguing Rules!: The Road to RDA
(Toronto Association of Law Libraries, 2009-05)
Resource Description and Access (RDA) emerged out of a planned revision and updating of the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR2). This initiative hopes to transform cataloguing standards so they stay relevant with the ...
Using Online Tools to Engage the Science Community at York University: SLA 2008
York University Libraries are using Web 2.0 tools to identify and promote resources based on the research interests of the scientific community. Some of the tools include, RSS feeds for science research, permanent linking ...
Web of Science & Scopus – Helping Us Connect & Collect
This talk presents innovative ideas on how academic librarians can follow research and publishing trends at their universities using new web tools that are now available in STM databases.
Open Repositories 2007 Conference Findings
Topics discussed are Interoperability, OAI-ORE, Manakin XML UI, Dark Archives, BibApp mashup, SIMILE project at MIT.
Designing Library Research Assignments: Co-operating with Instructors to Create Successful Assignments. Presented at Ontario Library Association (OLA) Super Conference, Toronto, Ontario. 2004.
With the arrival of the "double cohort" on Ontario's colleges and universities, academic libraries are feeling the strain as more students seek research assistance and resources. On top of all this, struggling with the ...
Portals for Persons with Disabilities
(Ontario Library Association, 2005)
E-Books in the Sciences: If We Buy It Will They Use It?
(Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship, ACRL, Science and Technology Section, 2009-12)
York University, Toronto, Canada has been acquiring e-books from different publishers and content providers. We conducted an online e-book survey in Fall 2008 to gather responses from science graduate students and faculty ...