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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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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