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PDA and the Humanities: assessing the fit through an examination of the literature on humanists and e-resources
As patron-driven acquisition (PDA) becomes increasingly popular we must consider its impact on academic libraries and their communities of researchers. Of particular interest is how successfully e-book PDA programs serve ...
Patron-driven Acquisition: information for the University of Saskatchewan Library
As interest in patron-driven acquisition (PDA) grows in North America vendors who provide PDA services are developing more adaptable and sophisticated business models and workflows. Both small undergraduate institutions ...
Creating a Credit-based Library Internship Course for Undergraduates
Many universities currently support the expansion of credit-based experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate students. Libraries can support this institutional objective by offering high quality, for-credit ...
Library liaison with non-academic units: a new application for a traditional model
(The Partnership: Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada, 2007)
This paper suggests that traditional models of liaison librarianship, which focus on liaison with academic units such as teaching departments and specific colleges within institutions, should be adapted and then expanded ...
Undergraduate research in the public domain: the evaluation of non-academic sources online
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2009)
Purpose - This paper seeks to suggest that criteria commonly used to teach undergraduates to evaluate online resources are inadequate when dealing with non-academic items in the public domain. It aims to argue that these ...
Scenario-Based Active Learning in a Low-Tech Environment
(Haworth Press, 2004)
While it can be a challenge to facilitate meaningful and effective student learning in a low-tech environment, the SMART Start Library orientation program for new undergraduates at Brock University accomplished just that. ...
Google and the academic instruction librarian
(Ontario Library Association, 2008)
Attaining legitimacy: eighteenth century man-midwives and the rhetoric of their texts
(GATEWAY - An Academic History Journal on the Web, 2001)
Google in the research and teaching of instruction librarians
This exploratory study assesses the differences and similarities between how instruction librarians in Western Canada use Google and how they instruct students to use it. Survey results indicate that these librarians do ...
Subject access for the World Wide Web
(Ontario Library Association, 2001)