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Addressing Student Needs By Offering Customized RSS Feeds: TRY 2007
Using RSS feeds from STM databases to keep on top of current research. These new tools can saves time valuable research time.
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 ...
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).
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 utilization and efficiency of the informal caregivers’ coping strategies.
(Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology, 2006-09-19)
This study highlights the coping strategies used by informal caregivers whose husbands live with cancer. It also aims at measuring the efficiency of the selected strategies. The convenience sample was composed of 30 informal ...
By the Bootstraps: Building an Engineering Collection from the Ground Up
York University is a large urban university in Toronto, Canada. While mostly known as an institution with a strong focus on the arts, humanities and social sciences, York has a set of small but active science programs. ...
Academic Blogging: Promoting your Research on the Web
In a world of information overload, lightning fast news cycles, proliferating journals, declining traditional media outlets and short attention spans, how do we make sure our research has all the impact we want? How do we ...
E-books in the Sciences: SLA 2009 Presentation
The results of the e-book survey are summarized below. Details of the results are in the presentation. 1. High level of interest in e-books amongst graduate students: - Graduate students have used some form of e-book ...
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.
Electronic content : Benefits and Challenges
(Ontario Library Association, 2009-05)
Recently, libraries have been increasing their acquisition of electronic resources, such as electronic books, electronic audio collections, and electronic videos. Consortia have provided libraries the opportunity to create ...