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Ontario Digitization Initiative: Moving Forward Thorough Collaboration.
Today's academic institutions face a number of pressing problems such as the eternal dilemma of dimishing records space and the more modern difficulty of providing digital copies of their holdings. Many members of the ...
Addressing Open Access in Your Grant Application
Behind the Scenes at a Search Engine
An introduction to how search engines work and how they decide what to show on their results pages. Power Point slides for a talk given in York University Libraries' Research Frontiers series.
Using New Books Blog at Steacie Library to Understand Academic Community Needs - TRY 2008
Steacie Science & Engineering library started a new books blog in November 2006. This blog was used primarily to inform faculty members and graduate students about new print books acquired by the science library. During ...
Refworks at the Steacie Library York University
This presentation describes the need for an alternate reserve format for distance education nursing students and how the refworks program was used to deliver required readings to these students.
An Investigation of the Information Literacy Instruction Practices, Attitudes, and Knowledge of University Faculty: Results of a Web-based Survey at York University, Canada
This presentation provides an overview of key findings and recommendations of a survey of full-time faculty at York University, which investigated their information literacy instruction practices, attitudes, and knowledge. ...
User Perceptions of Current Awareness Services: a Faculty Survey
(Science & Technology Section, Association of College & Reserach Libraries, 2002)
A survey was sent out to science faculty at York University to determine researchers' use of current awareness services. Responses indicate that faculty use a variety of approaches to keep up to date with their research ...
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 ...
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 ...
“But How Do We know It’s Working?” Designing Effective Evaluation of Web-Based Information Literacy Instruction. Presented at Pennsylvania Library Association Conference, Hershey, PA. November 2002.
This presentation outlined the evaluation tools designed by the Wilfrid Laurier University Library to determine the extent of learning among students who completed the library’s online tutorial in basic information competence ...