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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Preparing Catalogers for RDA Training 

      Hitchens, Alison; Symons, Ellen (Taylor & Francis, 2009-09)
      This article prepares catalogers for the new cataloging standard Resource Description and Access (RDA) by giving trainers and Library and Information Science (LIS) educators the information they need to plan training for ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • WorldCat Local in a Health Sciences Environment: One Library's Experience 

      Gordon, Shannon (2010-06-07)
      In 2009, Memorial University Libraries embarked on a pilot project with WorldCat Local (WCL), an available discovery layer. As of May 2010, WCL remains in internal testing and will likely be released it in beta form in ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

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