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  • Standard Review COVID-19 (Coronavirus): ADB Information Centre 

    Salmon, Marcia (The Charleston Company, 2021-04-01)
    COVID-19 (Coronavirus): ADB Information Centre is a website that provides Open Access to evidence-based clinical decision supports, online courses, patient information, pamphlets, and procedural videos on Coronavirus ...
  • Fostering Community Engagement through Datathon Events: The Archives Unleashed Experience 

    Fritz, Samantha; Milligan, Ian; Ruest, Nick; Lin, Jimmy (Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, 2021-03)
    This article explores the impact that a series of Archives Unleashed datathon events have had on community engagement both within the web archiving field, and more specifically, on the professional practices of attendees. ...
  • Influenza Pandemic: A Webliography 

    Salmon, Marcia (Taylor and Francis (Routledge), 2020-09-01)
    Currently, the world is experiencing an influenza pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) is believed to have originated in Wuhan province of China in the autumn of 2019. During this unique time of self-isolation ...
  • Standard Review of ProQuest Coronavirus Research Database 

    Salmon, Marcia (The Charleston Company, 2020-10-01)
    Coronavirus Research Database is created and maintained by Pro- Quest. It is freely available to existing ProQuest customers and is an authoritative source of information on Coronavirus Disease pandemic (Covid-19) and ...
  • From archive to analysis: accessing web archives at scale through a cloud-based interface 

    Ruest, Nick; Fritz, Samantha; Deschamps, Ryan; Lin, Jimmy; Milligan, Ian (Springer Nature, 2021-01-06)
    This paper introduces the Archives Unleashed Cloud, a web-based interface for working with web archives at scale. Current access paradigms, largely driven by the scope and scale of web archives, generally involve using the ...
  • Editorial 

    Sloniowski, Lisa; Nicholson, Karen; Schmidt, Jane (Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2020)
  • Perspectives on Openness: Honouring Indigenous Ways of Knowing 

    Allison-Cassin, Stacy; Orlandini, Rosa; Hillier, Sean; Corbiere, Alan Ojiig; McGregor, Deborah; Kirchner, Joy; Bell, Norda (2020-10-20)
    This is the video recording and transcript of York University Libraries Open Access Week 2020 panel discussion entitled, "Perspectives on Openness: Honouring Indigenous Ways of Knowing", moderated by Stacy Allison-Cassin, ...
  • Inside Out: A Curriculum for Making Grant Outputs into OER 

    Quail, Stephanie; Coysh, Sarah J (2020-10-21)
    Catalyzed by the passing of the York University Open Access Policy last year, a recognition has been growing at York University, like most other institutions, about the value of Open Educational Resources (OER) and more ...
  • Open Licence Audio Sources 

    Joseph, Kris; St.Onge, Anna; Coysh, Sarah; Karakolis, Kristina (2020-10-15)
    This one-page resource provides guidance for using openly-licensed audio (sound effects or music) as part of media creation work. In addition to links to key online sources for "free" audio content, it provides guidance ...
  • Building Community at Distance: A Datathon during COVID-19 

    Fritz, Samantha; Milligan, Ian; Ruest, Nick; Lin, Jimmy (Digital Library Perspectives, 2020-08-04)
    This paper aims to use the experience of an in-person event that was forced to go virtual in the wake of COVID-19 as an entryway into a discussion on the broader implications around transitioning events online. It gives ...
  • Bodies, Brains, and Machines: An Exploration of the Relationship between the Material and Affective States of Librarians and Information Systems 

    Allison-Cassin, Stacy (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020-01)
    This paper uses the idea of information networks and the ways librarian bodies are called to serve as a relay within information systems. The founding of librarianship as a profession in the Victorian period during a period ...
  • Standard Review of Disaster Lit: Database for Disaster Medicine and Public Health 

    Salmon, Marcia (The Charleston Company, 2020-07-01)
    Disaster Lit: Database for Disaster Medicine and Public Health is created and maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. It is an Open Access database of research literature in disaster medicine and public ...
  • The Archives Unleashed Project: Technology, Process, and Community to Improve Scholarly Access to Web Archives 

    Ruest, Nick; Lin, Jimmy; Milligan, Ian; Fritz, Samantha (ACM/IEEE, 2020-08)
    The Archives Unleashed project aims to improve scholarly access to web archives through a multi-pronged strategy involving tool creation, process modeling, and community building -- all proceeding concurrently in mutually ...
  • Introduction: Strange Circulations: Affect and the Library. 

    Sloniowski, Lisa; Adler, Kate (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020)
    Introduction to a special issue of Library Trends on the role of affect in library work.
  • Content-Based Exploration of Archival Images Using Neural Networks 

    Adewoye, Tobi; Han, Xiao; Ruest, Nick; Milligan, Ian; Fritz, Samantha; Lin, Jimmy (ACM/IEEE, 2020-08)
    We present DAIRE (Deep Archival Image Retrieval Engine), an image exploration tool based on latent representations derived from neural networks, which allows scholars to "query" using an image of interest to rapidly find ...
  • Integrative Genomics Reveals the Genetics and Evolution of the Honey Bee’s Social Immune System 

    Harpur, Brock; Guarna, Maria Marta; Huxter, Elizabeth; Higo, Heather; Moon, Kyung-Mee; Hoover, Shelley; Ibrahim, Abdullah; Melathopoulos, Andony; Desai, Suresh; Currie, Rob; Pernal, Stephen; Foster, Leonard; Zayed, Amro (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    Social organisms combat pathogens through individual innate immune responses or through social immunity—behaviors among individuals that limit pathogen transmission within groups. Although we have a relatively detailed ...
  • Ten simple rules for writing statistical book reviews 

    Lortie, Christopher (PLOS, 2019-01-24)
    Statistical books can provide deep insights into statistics and software. There are, however, many resources available to the practitioner. Book reviews have the capacity to function as a critical mechanism for the learner ...
  • Importance of safety climate, teamwork climate and demographics: understanding nurses, allied health professionals and clerical staff perceptions of patient safety 

    Zaheer, Shahram; Ginsburg, Liane; Wong, Hannah; Thomson, Kelly; Bain, Lorna (BMJ, 2018-11-28)
    Background: There is growing evidence regarding the importance of contextual factors for patient/staff outcomes and the likelihood of successfully implementing safety improvement interventions such as checklists; however, ...
  • A proof of concept application of aptachain: ligand-induced self-assembly of a DNA aptamer 

    Neves, Miguel A.D.; Slavkovic, Sladjana; Reinstein, Oren; Shoara, Aron Amin; Johnson, Philip (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2019-01-14)
    A challenge for the use of aptamers as biosensors is how to signal the occurrence of their ligand binding event into a signal that can be exploited in a detection scheme. Here, we present the concept of “aptachain” formation, ...
  • Models of Concurrent Disorder Service: Policy, Coordination, and Access to Care 

    Wiktorowicz, Mary; Abdulle, Aber; Di Pierdomenico, Kaitlin; Boamah, Sheila A. (Frontiers, 2019-02-19)
    Background: Societal capacity to address the service needs of persons with concurrent mental health and substance-use disorders has historically been challenging given a traditionally siloed approach to mental health and ...

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