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    • Academic Blogging: Promoting your Research on the Web 

      Dupuis, John (2009-03-25)
      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 ...
    • Academic Success Challenges Faced by International Graduate Students: Final Report 

      Olshen, Toni (2013-07-10)
      This is the report and recommendations resulting from a research project exploring the academic success challenges faced by non-English speaking international graduate students as they pursue their graduate studies at York. ...
    • Active Digital Preservation and Data/Metadata Migration 

      Estlund, Karen; Ruest, Nick (2017-04-04)
      Digital preservation activities increasingly focus on the movement of data and metadata between systems. This panel will present case studies in moving content through preservation activities with APTrust, the Digital ...
    • Addressing Student Needs By Offering Customized RSS Feeds: TRY 2007 

      Nariani, Rajiv (2007-05)
      Using RSS feeds from STM databases to keep on top of current research. These new tools can saves time valuable research time.
    • Advancing and Promoting your Research on the Web 

      Dupuis, John (2010-03-17)
    • Affective Labor, Resistance, and the Academic Librarian 

      Sloniowski, Lisa (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016)
      The affective turn in the humanities and social sciences seeks to theorize the social through examining spheres of experience, particularly bodily experience and the emotions, not typically explored in dominant theoretical ...
    • After Launching Search and Discovery, Who Is Mission Control? 

      Denton, William; Taves, Adam (2010-10-15)
      Reference librarians are whiny and demanding. Systems librarians are arrogant and rude. Users are clueless and uninformed. A new discovery layer means that they need to collaborate to build it and then — the next ...
    • Already Enough Ghosts:The Invisibility of Emotional Labour in Archives 

      St.Onge, Anna (2016-06-12)
      Presented as part of a roundtable intended to provide a glimpse into the emotional and affective labour required to do archival work. Though many traditional archival theorists have suggested that professional archivists ...
    • An Annotated Chronology of the History of AIDS in Toronto 

      Robertson, Mark (Canadian Bulletin of Medical History / Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la médecine, 2005)
      The purpose of this annotated chronology is to help provide a framework for research into the history of the first five years of the AIDS epidemic in Canada but especially as it unfolded in Toronto, Canada. The ...
    • Archival echoes: too weak to survive or too far to travel? 

      St.Onge, Anna (2016-04-04)
      The extensive archives of Lady Victoria Welby (1837-1912), the English self-educated philosopher and prolific letter-writer, have been held by York University in Toronto, Canada for over forty-five years. Yet, in that time, ...
    • The Archives Unleashed Notebook: Madlibs for Jumpstarting Scholarly Exploration 

      Deschamps, Ryan; Ruest, Nick; Lin, Jimmy; Fritz, Samantha; Milligan, Ian (2019)
      This paper introduces the Archives Unleashed Notebook, which is designed to work with derivative datasets from the Archives Unleashed Cloud, a platform for analyzing web archives. These datasets contain common starting ...
    • Astronomy Education and Outreach in a Large Urban University 

      Fernandez, Leila (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2010-02-17)
      Citizen science and public participation in astronomy has received an impetus in the Internet age. Education and community outreach can play an important role in providing the stimulus for this participation. The International ...
    • At Their Fingertips: Customized Library Resources in Course Management Systems and Student Portals 

      Coysh, Sarah J.; Denton, William (2009-06-06)
      Portals and Course Management Systems such as Moodle bring together resources students need. Why not also include library resources to increase library-student communication? York University librarians have capitalized ...
    • Authorities Training Presentation 

      Salmon, Marcia (2007-05-24)
      A cataloguing training presentation on authorities
    • The Balance Point: Libraries as Journal Publishers 

      Dyas-Correia, Sharon; Anali, Maughan Perry; Borchert, Carol Ann; Deliyannides, Timothy S.; Kosavic, Andrea; Kennison, Rebecca (Elsevier, 2011-09)
      Increasing library involvement in journal hosting and publishing is an important topic for serialists. This installment of “The Balance Point” column presents articles that offer descriptions and analyses of the current ...
    • Behind the Scenes at a Search Engine 

      Denton, William (2008-03-20)
      An introduction to how search engines work and how they decide what to show on their results pages. Power Point slides for a talk given in York University Libraries' Research Frontiers series.
    • Bertram Brooker 

      Lauder, Adam (2012-06-07)
      Bertram Brooker (1888-1955) was a multi-talented Canadian artist who broke new ground in advertising, film and visual art. In 1937, his achievements in literature were awarded with the first Governor General’s Literary ...
    • Black Studies Center 

      Majekodunmi, Norda (Charleston Company, 2006-10)
      Critical review of Black Studies Center (BSC), an electronic collection of primary and secondary sources pertaining to Black Studies (African-American, Africa, and the African diaspora).
    • Blogging for Professional Development 

      Dupuis, John (2010-11-29)
      Weblogs have many uses for libraries and librarians. Libraries typically use them either for internal communications or for communicating with patrons. Librarians use them to express their ideas about the profession and ...

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