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Citation data has commonly been used by funders and administrators as a way to measure the quality and impact of research. The use of these data for this purpose is controversial since these measures disadvantage the ...
"The Unmapped Country Within Us": New Acquisitions in Victorian Print Culture
This paper takes a critical look at the ways in which a proliferation of new products for the study of the nineteenth century organized around format, theme, collection, and period, has the inadvertent potential to impoverish ...
This presentation was delivered at the Canadian Association of Law Libraries annual conference in Saskatoon on May 26, 2008. It looks at the origins and motivations behind the development of Resource Description & Access (RDA).
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 ...
Life of the Library: An Exploration of Public Space Use and Meaning
(York University, 2009-07-31)
Libraries have a long history of adapting to environmental factors for the benefit of their users. Recent technological advances and pedagogical shifts are creating fundamental changes in the way academic libraries are ...
The Ontario Library Research Cloud: From Idea to Infrastructure in Three Easy Years
The members of the Ontario Council of University Libraries required a viable and affordable offsite storage solution for their preservation programs. Existing options may have solved the needs in the short term, while ...