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MATH 4400 (History of Mathematics) library session
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 ...
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 ...
Diversity in Libraries: The Case for the Visible Minority Librarians of Canada (ViMLoC) Network
(Canadian Library Association (CLA), 2013-02)
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 ...
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 ...
Academic Ableism and Open Access(ibility)
In this presentation, we will address the ableist attitudes, policies, and practices that are built into higher education. We will also interrogate the minimal and temporary means we have been given to address inequities ...
Bees collect polyurethane and polyethylene plastics as novel nest materials
(Ecological Society of AmericaEcological Society of America, 2013-12-31)
Plastic waste pervades the global landscape. Although adverse impacts on both species and ecosystems have been documented, there are few observations of behavioral flexibility and adaptation in species, especially insects, ...
Lowering the Barrier to Access: The Archives Unleashed Cloud Project
(The web that was: archives, traces, reflections RESAW 2019*, 2019-06-19)
The Archives Unleashed Project, aims to make petabytes of historical internet content accessible to scholars and others interested in researching the recent past. We respond to one of the major issues facing web archiving ...