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A Modest Proposal for a More Efficient Organizational Decision-Making Effectiveness Structure at York University Libraries
I propose a new committee to speed up decision-making and increase organizational effectiveness. I realize there will be objections to the creation of yet another committee, but please read on: this committee obviates the ...
Divisiveness, Communication Failure, and Boundary Wars as Tragicomedy
Reference librarians are whiny and demanding. Systems librarians are arrogant and rude. Users are clueless and uninformed. A new discovery layer means that they need to collaborate to build it and then--the next ...
After Launching Search and Discovery, Who Is Mission Control?
Reference librarians are whiny and demanding. Systems librarians are arrogant and rude. Users are clueless and uninformed. A new discovery layer means that they need to collaborate to build it and then — the next ...
SPLURGE: Scholars Portal Library Usage-Based Recommendation Generation Engine
We will outline the birth and delivery of SPLURGE (Scholars Portal Library Usage-based Recommendation Generation Engine). SPLURGE came about as an idea to build up a book title recommendation service by pooling circulation ...
The One Big Library Unconference
(Ontario Library Association, 2008)
A summary of what happened at the One Big Library Unconference held in Toronto, Ontario, on 27 June 2008.
MATH 4400 (History of Mathematics) library session
Libraries and Archives Augmenting the World
(ALA TechSource, 2014-05)