Now showing items 21-40 of 61

    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Applying systematic review search methods to the grey literature: a case study examining guidelines for school-based breakfast programs in Canada 

      Godin, Katelyn Marina; Stapleton, Jackie; Kirkpatrick, Sharon I.; Hanning, Rhona; Leatherdale, Scott T. (BioMedCentral, 2015-10-15)
      Grey literature is an important source of information for large-scale review syntheses. However, there are many characteristics of grey literature that make it difficult to search systematically. Further, there is no ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Investigating BIBFRAME: New Bibliographic Framework Initiative 

      Hitchens, Alison; Rudnik, Aida; Carr, Christopher (2016-01-28)
      This item represents one section, as presented by Alison Hitchens, of the following presentation: Hitchens, A., Rudnik, A., Carr, C. (2016, January 28). Investigating BIBFRAME. Session presented at OLA Superconference, ...
    • Research Data Management (RDM) Needs of Science and Engineering Researchers: A View from Canada 

      Sewerin, Cristina; Barsky, Eugene; Dearborn, Dylanne; Henshilwood, Angela; Hwang, Christina; Keys, Sandra; Mitchell, Marjorie; Spence, Michelle; Szigeti, Kathy; Zaraiskaya, Tatiana (2016-06-02)
      Understanding researcher behaviour and workflow is instrumental to developing reflective service. With changes in funding requirements around sharing, preservation and the submission of a data management plan potentially ...
    • From Coast to Coast: Canadian Collaboration in a Changing RDM Seascape 

      Sewerin, Cristina; Barsky, Eugene; Dearborn, Dylanne; Henshilwood, Angela; Hwang, Christina; Keys, Sandra; Mitchell, Marjorie; Spence, Michelle; Szigeti, Kathy; Zaraiskaya, Tatiana (2016-06-06)
      There is power in collaboration. With academic institutions across Canada preparing for possible changes in funding requirements around sharing and preserving data and the submission of data management plans, librarians ...
    • 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 ...
    • Wikipedia Edit-a-thons: Thinking Beyond the Warm Fuzzie 

      Robichaud, Danielle (Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 2017)
      Wikipedia edit-a-thons represent a unique and fruitful avenue for galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMs) to engage with new and existing segments of their user communities. Encompassing information and technical ...
    • Fighting Impostor Syndrome: How Librarians Are Bridging the Gap Between the Humanities and the Sciences 

      Carter, Caitlin A.; Mercer, Kate (2017-02-01)
      While many librarians possess undergraduate degrees in the humanities, increasingly, there are excellent job prospects emerging in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. New graduates and librarians who ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Bibliometrics and Research Impact at University of Waterloo: An Exciting Campus Partnership 

      Hitchens, Alison; Bèlanger, Annie (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-03)
      In 2012, the Bibliometrics Working Group at the University of Waterloo, composed of the Library, the Office of Research, Institutional Analysis and Planning (IAP) and faculty representatives, began its work. In 2015, a new ...
    • 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, ...
    • Collaborative archival practice: Rethinking outreach, access, and reconciliation using Wikipedia 

      Robichaud, Danielle; McCracken, Krista (2017-04-28)
      Based on first-hand experience and concrete examples, the presentation outlines the use of Wikipedia as a tool for community engagement and as a way of improving the discoverability of archival content through collaboration. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Academic Librarians and Systematic Reviews: an emerging role in the social sciences 

      Stapleton, Jackie; Brown, Sarah (2017-05-31)
      This conference presentation was delivered at CAPAL Conference on May 31, 2017, Toronto, Ontario. Abstract: Systematic review support is expanding beyond health and medical librarianship. The rise of knowledge translation ...
    • Missed connections: looking for everything in the archives 

      Robichaud, Danielle (Active History, 2017-06-26)
      Archivists are commonly asked by researchers to produce everything available about a particular topic. While understandable from a researcher standpoint, fulfilling the request is a challenge. Unlike library holdings, ...

      UWSpace

      University of Waterloo Library
      200 University Avenue West
      Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
      519 888 4883

      All items in UWSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved.

      DSpace software

      Service outages