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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 ...
Primed for PDA: a look at the big picture
(Taylor and Francis, 2012)
The development of patron-driven acquisition (PDA) as a viable collections practice is encouraging many academic libraries to be proactive about sharing significant collection development responsibilities with their patrons. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
Electronic pathfinders in academic libraries: an analysis of their content and form
(Association of College & Research Libraries, 2001)
Forty-five electronic pathfinders were selected from nine Canadian university libraries to assess their degree of conformity to suggested guidelines in the existing literature about pathfinders. The content and the format ...
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 ...
Librarianship and the open access journal: state of the union (2007)
A panel presentation at the 2007 CLA conference, St. John's, NFLD.