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"I Don't Even Know This Person!": Academic Libraries on Facebook
(Ontario Library Association, 2008-02)
Managing E-book Workflows from Acquisitions to the Catalogue
Users demand more and more content in electronic form and how better to augment electronic content than e-books? This presentation will explore the technological, economic and cultural challenges that surround e-book ...
RDA: The Inside Story
RDA is the new content standard for Resource Description and Access which will be published in 2009. It is emerging from a major restructuring and re-evaluation of current cataloguing rules. RDA supersedes AACR2. It is a ...
Using Online Tools to Engage the Science Community at York University: SLA 2008
York University Libraries are using Web 2.0 tools to identify and promote resources based on the research interests of the scientific community. Some of the tools include, RSS feeds for science research, permanent linking ...
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 ...
My Job in 10 Years: The Future of Academic Libraries
Time to rev up those crystal balls! Students are changing, library systems are changing, the world is changing. This volatile environment is challenging academic librarians to evolve their practice in unexpected ways. The ...
Introduction to digitization: an overview
Introduces the benefits and disadvantages of digitization. Discusses metadata and the digitization of images, audio and moving images. 2009 lecture discusses digitization project management and dissemination platforms.
E-Books in the Academic Environment: An Update: UfT Chemistry Librarians 2008
As Canadian universities spend an increasing amount of budget for purchasing/leasing e-books from content providers librarians we need to understand issues related to findability and accessibility of e-books. They also ...
Preference for Reference: New Options and Choices for Academic Library Users
(American Library Association, 2008)
This exploratory study investigated the help - seeking preferences of library users at two large urban universities in Toronto. Reference desk and virtual reference users were compared in terms of their perceptions ...
The One Big Library Unconference
(Ontario Library Association, 2008)
A summary of what happened at the One Big Library Unconference held in Toronto, Ontario, on 27 June 2008.