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    • Automating Big Data Cleaning: An Example Using Local Bibliometric Data 

      Carson, Jana; Gordon, Shannon (2017-04-06)
      The University of Waterloo recognizes bibliometric data as an important piece of evidence-based research assessment, and recommends bibliometric data as one measure, among many, for capturing research productivity trends, ...
    • Bibliometrics & The Modern Academic Library: A Unique Cross-Campus Partnership At The University Of Waterloo 

      Carson, Jana; Gordon, Shannon (2016-01-28)
      As one measure used to capture research productivity trends, and elements of research impact, the University of Waterloo recognizes bibliometric measures as an important piece of evidence-based research assessment. Join ...
    • Collaborating to Automate Big Data Cleaning: An Example Using Local Bibliometric Data 

      Carson, Jana; Gordon, Shannon (2016-12-06)
      This session will showcase a unique local collaboration between the Library, the Office of Research, and Institutional Analysis and Planning to support a project involving large amounts of complex data. The highly collaborative ...
    • Demystifying Open Access 

      Goddard, Lisa; Gordon, Shannon (2010-06-01)
      The international Open Access (OA) movement is changing how journal literature is created, disseminated, and purchased. Individuals working in academic, public and special libraries are invited to this session for a ...
    • Evolution of a summer research/writing workshop for first‐year university students 

      Guise, Janneka L.; Goosney, Janet; Gordon, Shannon; Pretty, Heather (Emerald, 2008)
      Purpose: To describe a framework for a summer research/writing workshop for new university students, and its evolution over time and across institutions. Design/Methodology/Approach: The University of Toronto at Scarborough ...
    • The Evolving Role of Liaison Librarians: Supporting Researchers in the Systematic Review Process 

      Stapleton, Jackie; Gordon, Shannon; Davies, Marian; Hutchinson, Rebecca (2014-06-16)
      From the summer of 2013 to early 2014, four University of Waterloo librarians surveyed Health Sciences faculty and PhD students to gather data on their current and future systematic review work. Data provided insight into ...
    • How Two Librarians Became Co-instructors For a First Year Course 

      Gordon, Shannon; Mercer, Kathryn (2015-01-30)
      In Spring 2014, two librarians co-instructed an undergraduate Pharmacy course at the University of Waterloo. Providing students with the skills to access medical/drug information, this course gave students the skills to ...
    • Impact, Attention, Influence? Potential Use Of Altmetrics In Academic Libraries 

      Byl, Lauren; Gordon, Shannon (2016-01-28)
      As the NISO Alternative Assessment Metrics (Altmetrics) Initiative develops standards surrounding altmetrics, it is necessary to consider the relevance of altmetrics to the research community, including academic libraries. ...
    • Making Connections at the Personal & Curricular Levels 

      Gordon, Shannon; MacDonald, Kathy; Stapleton, Jackie (2013-04-19)
      Making personal connections and building relationships. Connecting people to information at points of need is at the heart of what we do. As Health Sciences Liaison Librarians at the University of Waterloo, these Librarians ...
    • Mobile Device Use in Pharmacy: A Multi-Institutional Study 

      Duncan, Vicky; Vokey, Sherri; Gordon, Shannon; Helwig, Melissa; Chatterley, Trish (The Editorial Board of the Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association, 2015)
      Although there are studies that explore the use of mobile devices by physicians and pharmacists, there has not been a study to date that examines the prevalence and usage patterns of mobile devices amongst pharmacy students ...
    • More Knowledge on the Go: A Survey of Mobile Device Usage in Pharmacy 

      Chatterley, Trish; Duncan, Vicky; Barrett, Ann; Dupont, Patrice; Gordon, Shannon; Hatch, Kelly; Helwig, Melissa; Vokey, Sherri (2013-05-23)
      Although there are studies that explore the use of mobile devices by physicians and pharmacists, there has not been a study to date that examines the prevalence and usage patterns of mobile devices amongst pharmacy students ...
    • OMG I can IM the QEII: Networking Through chat 

      Gordon, Shannon (2007-05-22)
      Presentation slides as presented at the Newfoundland and Labrador Library Association (NLLA) Conference, 2007. Outlines virtual library reference program in the context of the QEII, a chat program offered at Memorial ...
    • Once you get them, how do you keep them? Millennial librarians at work 

      Gordon, Shannon (Emerald, 2010)
      Purpose: To draw attention to the unique characteristics of Millennial librarians. These characteristics are related to larger issues having current and future relevance to Millennial librarians, colleagues of other ...
    • One box to search them all: Implementing federated search at an academic library 

      Gibson, Ian; Goddard, Lisa; Gordon, Shannon (Emerald, 2009)
      Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present how, in May 2008, the Ad Hoc Committee on Federated Search was formed to prepare a preliminary report on federated searching for a special meeting of Librarians Academic ...
    • Reflective Peer Mentoring: Evolution of a Professional Development Program for Academic Librarians 

      Goosney, Janet; Smith, Becky; Gordon, Shannon (The Editorial Board of Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 2014)
      For librarians engaged in teaching and learning, reflection has the potential to create opportunities to examine one’s instructional practice, identify and address challenges, and find new instructional pathways. It can ...
    • Seeing Double at Memorial University: Two WorldCat Local Usability Studies 

      Fahey, Sue; Gordon, Shannon; Rose, Crystal (2011-05-01)
      Presentation slides as presented at the Atlantic Provinces Library Association (APLA) Conference, 2011, St John's Newfoundland. Provides an overview of a usability study conducted on WorldCat Local (WCL), a catalogue for ...
    • Seeing Double at Memorial University: Two WorldCat Local Usability Studies 

      Fahey, Sue; Gordon, Shannon; Rose, Crystal (The Editorial Board of Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 2011)
      Obtaining user feedback is valuable yet often overlooked, so when Memorial University Libraries launched OCLC’s WorldCat Local discovery tool for Fall 2010, usability testing was a logical next step. Two branches, each ...
    • Selecting the Selection Tool 

      Fahey, Sue; Gordon, Shannon (2010-06-01)
      Presentation slides as presented at the CHLA Conference, 2010, Kingston. Authors explain how the book ordering process at Memorial University works, discuss author experiences in evaluating electronic book selection tools, ...
    • SPARC! Preparing First-Year Students for Information Overload 

      Goosney, Janet; Gordon, Shannon; Pretty, Heather (2008-05-02)
      Presentation slides as presented at the Newfoundland and Labrador Library Association (NLLA) Conference, 2008. Outlines the SPARC (Summer Program in Academic Research & Communication) offered by Memorial University Libraries. ...
    • Systematic Reviews and the Evolving Role of Librarians 

      Davies, Marian; Gordon, Shannon; Hutchinson, Rebecca (2014-01-29)
      The demand for systematic reviews (SR) in research intensive health related departments is rapidly increasing, and academic librarians have the expertise necessary to support these comprehensive reviews. In summer 2013, ...

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