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Who Speaks for Libraries and Librarians.
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 ...
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 ...
Publishing Trends and Open Access Journals at York University
As the fields of scholarly communication and academic publishing change rapidly, science librarians are highlighting different aspects of scholarly communication to their academic community. York University Libraries support ...
Stripping the Stacks: Librarians, Pornography and Pedagogical Possibility
When librarians and faculty work together as research partners, building unique collections and developing mutually constitutive research questions, new pedagogical possibilities emerge demonstrating the relationship between ...
Solidarity is a Two Way Street
(Research for Citizenship blog, 2012-02-06)
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 ...
Validating potential energy surfaces for classical trajectory calculations
(Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015)
Two possible methods for probing flaws in empirical potential energy surfaces are examined, using a simple unimolecular isomerisation as an example. One is a heuristic estimate of the degree of chaos in a vibrating molecule; ...