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SPLURGE: Scholars Portal Library Usage-Based Recommendation Generation Engine
We will outline the birth and delivery of SPLURGE (Scholars Portal Library Usage-based Recommendation Generation Engine). SPLURGE came about as an idea to build up a book title recommendation service by pooling circulation ...
A Modest Proposal for a More Efficient Organizational Decision-Making Effectiveness Structure at York University Libraries
I propose a new committee to speed up decision-making and increase organizational effectiveness. I realize there will be objections to the creation of yet another committee, but please read on: this committee obviates the ...
Libraries and Archives Augmenting the World
(ALA TechSource, 2014-05)
MATH 5400 (History of Mathematics) library session
MATH 4400 (History of Mathematics) library session
(Library Juice Press, 2018-03-01)
After Launching Search and Discovery, Who Is Mission Control?
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 ...
Usability Testing of VuFind at an Academic Library
The purpose of this paper is to present the findings of an academic library's implementation of a discovery layer (VuFind 1.0 RC1) as a next-generation catalogue, based on usability testing and an online survey.