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FRBR and the History of Cataloging
(Libraries Unlimited, 2007-11-30)
An explanation of where FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) comes from, given by a look at the work of librarians such as Panizzi, Cutter, Ranganathan, and Lubetzky, and an examination of four themes ...
"I Don't Even Know This Person!": Academic Libraries on Facebook
(Ontario Library Association, 2008-02)
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.
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 ...
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 ...
An Annotated Chronology of the History of AIDS in Toronto
(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 ...
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 ...
One Big Library
As Wendy Newman says, it looks like there are many different kinds of libraries (public, academic, school, national, medical, special) but really there's just One Big Library with branches all over the world. We cover the ...
The LibX Edition Builder
This is a short look at getting around in the LibX Edition Builder. It's a wonderful interface that makes setting up your own library or personal edition of LibX incredibly easy. Give it a try and bring your library to ...