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Enhancing Student Participation at Steacie Library Using New Web Technologies: TRY 2007
Describes some Web 2.0 technologies that are being used at Steacie Science and Engineering Library to engage students and librarians in various knowledge sharing activities. Includes the new books blogs; RSS feeds for ...
Keeping Up With RSS: OLA 2009
Presented at OLA Super Conference in Jan 2009. RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds can be used by researchers to keep up with the latest developments in a particular field. They can be used as a tool to gather information ...
Learning Mendeley through Certification Program for Librarians
Mendeley Certification Program for Librarians was launched in February 2015 and has received enthusiastic support from over 800 participants world-wide. The Certification Program offers an flexible, 100% on-line, self-paced ...
E-books in the Sciences: Gauging Faculty and Graduate Students Needs: SLA 2009 Paper
Canadian Universities are diverting an increasing amount of their budget to acquire e-books. E-books in pure and applied sciences are available from different content providers and publishers. The academic community at ...
Supplementing Traditional Ways of Measuring Scholarly Impact: The Altmetrics Way
The paper explores the importance of the Altmetric Attention Score (AAS) and York researchers’ awareness and perceptions of scholarly metrics and their impact. The top 100 papers with high Altmetric Attention Scores from ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...