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A Triangulation Method to Dismantling a Disciplinary "Big Deal"
In late 2012, it appeared that the University Library, University of Saskatchewan would likely no longer be able to afford to subscribe to the entire American Chemical Society "Big Deal" of 36 journals. Difficult choices ...
Strategies for Searching Online Finding Aids: A Retrieval Experiment
(Association of Canadian Archivists, 1997)
The archival community has recently been increasing its efforts to establish a presence on the World Wide Web; one aspect of this of particular interest is the move to make finding aids available online. For example, the ...
Using LibAnswers in the Archives: A review and implementation report
(Practical Technology for Archives, 2017-01)
The need for an enquiry management system at the University of Saskatchewan’s University Archives & Special Collections was identified at the time of an organization restructuring, which involved the amalgamation of ...
American nightmare: images of brainwashing, thought control, and terror in Soviet Russia
During the earliest and most frigid years of the Cold War, 1947-1953, the overwhelming majority of American's media and public opinion promoted the idea that Soviet society was something close to a complete " dystopia." ...
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 ...
Post-secondary students prefer IM to E-mail for personal and social communicaiton
(University of Alberta Learning Services, 2008)
Abstract Objective - This study investigates college students' perceptions of instant messaging (IM) and e-mail for conveying emotions, aiding in relationship building, ease of use, and reliability. Design - A survey ...
The origins of the English Court of Criminal Appeal
Saskatchewan residents' use of the Cochrane library
(The Partnership: Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada, 2007)
Indigenous Knowledge Organization: a study of concepts, terminology, structure and (mostly) Indigenous voices
The lack of published information (especially in Canada) on modified classification systems and thesauri for describing and organizing Aboriginal materials sparked the idea to conduct a survey study on this topic. The ...
Not on the same page: undergraduates' information retrieval in electronic and print books
Academic libraries are increasingly collecting e-books, but little research has investigated how students use e-books compared to print texts. This study used a prompted think-aloud method to gain an understanding of the ...