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    • Revolutionize your Undergraduate Instruction with Top Hat! 

      Carter, Caitlin A. (2017-05)
      Presenters discuss Top hat educational application for use in undergraduate classroom instruction. Provides overview of Top Hat, discusses pilot program for School of Pharmacy 1st year courses, and compares the strengths ...
    • A Scoping Review of Frailty and Acute Care in Middle-Aged and Older Individuals with Recommendations for Future Research 

      Hogan, David B.; Maxwell, Colleen J.; Afilalo, Jonathan; Arora, Rakesh C.; Bagshaw, Sean; Basran, Jenny; Bergman, Howard; Bronskill, Susan; Carter, Caitlin A.; Dixon, Elijah; Hemmelgarn, Brenda; Madden, Kenneth; MITNITSKI, ARNOLD; Rolfson, Darryl; Stelfox, Henry; Tam-Tham, Helen; Wunsch, Hannah (Canadian Geriatrics Society, 2017-03-31)
      There is general agreement that frailty is a state of heightened vulnerability to stressors arising from impairments in multiple systems leading to declines in homeostatic reserve and resiliency, but unresolved issues ...
    • 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, ...
    • Selection and Influence: A Meta-Analysis of the Association Between Peer and Personal Offending 

      Gallupe, Owen; McLevey, John; Brown, Sarah (Springer, 2019-06)
      Objectives Whether people are affected by the criminal behavior of peers (the “influence” perspective) or simply prefer to associate with others who are similar in their offending (the “selection” perspective) is a ...
    • 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, ...
    • Systematic Search and Reporting Techniques Applied to the Gray Literature: A Review of Canadian School Breakfast Program Guidelines 

      Godin, Katelyn Marina; Stapleton, Jackie; Kirkpatrick, Sharon I.; Hanning, Rhona M.; Leatherdale, Scott T. (2015-01-30)
      This poster was presented at the Mosaic ’16 (Medical Library Association) Conference on May 17, 2016, Toronto, Ontario. Abstract: Methods: A grey literature search plan was developed to incorporate four different searching ...
    • A tale of two Islandoras 

      La Faive, Rosie; Matthews, Courtney; Moses, Donald; Robichaud, Danielle (2017-02-02)
      The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) and the University of Waterloo (UW) represent two distinct experiences on the road to implementing Islandora – one pioneered its development and the other is launching the ...
    • Thinking Outside The Library: Being Embedded In A Professional Practice Lab 

      Gordon, Shannon; Mclean, Lisa; Nakhla, Nardine (2014-01-31)
      Librarians need to strategically market their expertise, which often involves thinking outside of the library for meaningful collaborations. Partnering with a Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician, a librarian provided on-site ...
    • Toward core competencies for entrepreneurship librarians 

      Toane, Carey; Figueiredo, Rachel (Taylor and Francis, 2018-03-26)
      This article shares results of a survey of North American academic librarians supporting campus entrepreneurship to identify the job responsibilities and tasks, skills and experience they employ, and the impact of campus ...
    • Transcending Academic Power Structures: Navigating STEM Misinformation for Undergraduate Learning 

      Mutch, Stephanie; Mercer, Kathryn; Weaver, Kari D. (Ontario Library Association, 2022-02)
      When students enter university, they learn that there are two types of information: information that can be found using library resources and the information that is found using Google. Sources are often framed in opposition ...
    • Understanding Undergraduate Engineering Student Information Access and Needs: Results from a Scoping Review 

      Mercer, Kathryn; Weaver, Kari; Stables-Kennedy, Ariel (American Society for Engineering Education, 2019-06-16)
      To the authors knowledge this is the first review to examine the current body of research on how engineering students access, use, and understand information; identify gaps in the literature, and how this can be used to ...
    • Walking the Talk: Editing Wikipedia with Purpose 

      Robichaud, Danielle (2020-03-10)
      Started nineteen years ago Wikipedia is one of the most visited websites on the Internet, but its popularity is not without issue. Editors are predominantly males from the global north which has led to documented systemic ...
    • What is #LODLAM?! Understanding Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives [and Museums] 

      Hitchens, Alison (2015-01-29)
      This session provides an overview of linked data and then explains how it can be used in libraries and archives to share our unique data on the web and to enrich the user experience by using linked data ourselves. This ...
    • White Paper on OER: Seven Recommendations to Improve OER Uptake in Higher Education Institutions 

      Chee, Michael; Weaver, Kari D. (University of Waterloo Library, 2022)
      A qualitative study conducted with 13 faculty instructors at Waterloo on their interest, motivation, and use of OER informed seven recommendations made in this white paper. Recommendations are grouped in three categories: ...
    • White Paper: Measuring Research Outputs Through Bibliometrics 

      University of Waterloo Working Group on Bibliometrics; Byl, Lauren; Carson, Jana; Feltracco, Annamaria; Gooch, Susie; Gordon, Shannon; Kenyon, Tim; Muirhead, Bruce; Seskar-Hencic, Daniela; MacDonald, Kathy; Özsu, M. Tamer; Stirling, Peter (University of Waterloo, 2016)
      This White Paper provides a high-level review of issues relevant to understanding bibliometrics, and practical recommendations for how to appropriately use these measures. This is not a policy paper; instead, it defines ...
    • Why libraries aren’t dead: open access and the evolving liaison role 

      Gordon, Shannon (The Editorial Board of the Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association, 2011)
      This is the second in a series of commentaries from members of the Open Access Interest Group of Canadian Health Libraries Association / Association des bibliothèques (CHLA / ABSC). Devon Greyson’s inaugural contribution ...
    • Wikipedia as an arena for public scholarship 

      Robichaud, Danielle (Centre for Career Action, 2020-10-14)
      Wikipedia provides scholars with an avenue for meaningfully contributing to the widely used public knowledge platform despite contribution guidelines that restrict the use of original research. This slide-based learning ...

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