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A Tale of Two Libraries
Kanban is a method for managing knowledge workflow through a visual approach. This presentation outlines how two diverse academic libraries are using Kanban philosophy to manage the work and processes for e-resource ...
workflow vs. lifecycle management: bridging the gap
Day to day life in eresources management includes managing several intersecting workflows, across units (at least in our library). While managing the minutiae, how can we keep the big picture of the eresources lifecycle ...
Managing the Electronic Resources Lifecycle with Kanban
(De Gruyter, 2018-03-15)
This paper discusses the implementation of Kanban as the framework for managing electronic resources workflows by presenting case studies from the University of Saskatchewan Library and at the Saskatchewan Polytechnic ...
Find Out What Your Users Are Thinking: UX for Libraries
Curious how your patrons understand and use your library? Question the effectiveness of a library service or online resource but not sure what action to take? Curious about what user experience (UX) is and what it means ...
The Elephant in the Room: Imposter Syndrome & Librarian Researcher
In embarking on my own research this past year, I encountered periods of extreme self-doubt about my abilities. Librarians of all ages and experience levels have spoken frankly to me of their own impostor syndrome moments, ...
Communicating Cancellations to Campus: Strategies Across Canada
(Ontario Library Association Super Conference, 2018-01-31)
Discover the trends and strategies that emerged from a content analysis of CARL libraries communications around cancellations considering change management.
Communicating Collections Cancellations to Campus: Qualitative Evidence to Inform Practice
Aim In recent years, academic libraries across Canada have experienced severe budgetary challenges due to de-funding, currency instability, and the unsustainable rising costs of e-resources subscriptions. All of this is ...
The Evolution of Big Deal Analysis
We first started our assessment of Big Deals in 2015. Since then we have updated and expanded our analysis of the data. From simple usage data and aggregate cost analysis in 2015 to detailed cost per title, breakdown of ...
Collections in Library Space
Libraries have generally provided varying levels of non-member access to their collections and spaces. As availability of printed information spread, so did access to libraries. In the last decade, due to shifts in formats ...
Research that goes bump in the night
Have you ever started a research project only to discover it is less intriguing than you thought, or it has become unwieldy and the scope you set was inappropriate? How do you readjust a project once it is already underway? ...