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“Trade Routes of the Mind”: A Brief History of Information Art in Canada
H& IT ON probes the turbulent social environments generated by information technologies. In a suite of all-new photo- and language-based works, conceptual artist IAIN BAXTER& (a.k.a. Iain Baxter) stages a satirical ...
OCUL Digital Curation Summit: Digital Curation Life-cycle & Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation & Access
Presentation slides for Digital Curation Life-cycle and Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation & Access, and corresponding worksheets + scenarios.
Scholr 2.0: a white paper by Scholars Portage
This document was created to highlight opportunities and drive discussion for the OCUL consortium in both the short term through the launch of a new Scholars Portal server in 2008, and in the long term by incorporating ...
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 ...
"I Don't Even Know This Person!": Academic Libraries on Facebook
(Ontario Library Association, 2008-02)
The Public Academic Library: Friction in the Teflon Funnel
(Library Juice Press, 2013)
How does one engage in a radical pedagogical praxis when constrained by a growing awareness of the ways in which libraries and librarians are institutions of hegemonic order? Using Henry Giroux’s work on critical pedagogy ...
Content Selection and Curation for Web Archiving; The Gatekeepers vs the Masses (Presentation)
Any preservation effort must begin with an assessment of what content to preserve, and web archiving is no different. There have historically been two answers to the question "what should we archive?'' The Internet Archive's ...
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 ...
An Investigation of the Information Literacy Instruction Practices, Attitudes and Knowledge of University Faculty: Findings and Recommendations Based on Survey and Interview Research at York University
This session will provide a critical review of key results from research conducted with full-time faculty in a wide range of disciplines at York University, Toronto. Findings regarding faculty perceptions of the meaning ...
Usability Testing of an Online Information Literacy Tutorial
Purpose – Usability testing can play a valuable role in improving the effectiveness of online information literacy instruction, while forming a core component in a wider assessment plan. This article aims to discuss the ...