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    • Are machine learning corpora “fair dealing” under Canadian law? 

      Brown, Dan; Byl, Lauren; Grossman, Maura R. (Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computational Creativity, 2021-09)
      We consider the use of large corpora for training compuationally creative systems, particularly those that write new text based on the style of an existing author or genre. Under Canadian copyright law, a key concern for ...
    • The Proof is in the Pudding: Building a Local Repository for Online Learning Objects 

      Hale, Jordan; Weaver, Kari D. (Association of College & Research Libraries, 2021)
      Libraries are increasingly building collections of learning materials in electronic formats. As the availability grows, it becomes necessary to consider the long-term discovery, access, management, and local ownership ...
    • Library Impact Practice Brief: Supporting Bibliometric Data Needs at Academic Institutions. 

      Gordon, Shannon; Hitchens, Alison (Association of Research Libraries, 2020-10-28)
      This practice brief presents research conducted by staff at the University of Waterloo Library as part of the library’s participation in ARL’s Research Library Impact Framework initiative. The research addressed the question, ...
    • Integrating Equity and Reconciliation Work into Archival Descriptive Practice at the University of Waterloo 

      Robichaud, Danielle (Archivaria, 2021-06)
      Despite sustained calls for a critical review of harmful content within archival descriptive records, there remains much to be explored by way of implications for Canadian academic archives. This article addresses the ...
    • Academic Status Institutional Comparisons Report 

      Hale, Jordan; Hutchinson, Rebecca; Weaver, Kari D. (Librarians' and Archivists' Association of the University of Waterloo, 2020-03)
      This report was distributed to Librarians' and Archivists' Association of the University of Waterloo members in advance of consultations pertaining to a potential change in employment status.
    • Migrating Archival Descriptive Records to AtoM: The Good, the Bad and the Yikes 

      Robichaud, Danielle (Archives Association of Ontario, 2020-10)
      Special Collections & Archives at the University of Waterloo Library began migrating from a series of internal descriptive databases to a public facing instance of AtoM in 2016. This article provides an overview of the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Physician and Pharmacist Medication Decision-Making in the Time of Electronic Health Records: Mixed-Methods Study 

      Mercer, Kathryn; Burns, Catherine; Guirguis, Lisa; Chin, Jessie; Dogba, Maman Joyce; Dolovich, Lisa; Guénette, Line; Jenkins, Laurie; Légaré, France; McKinnon, Annette; McMurray, Josephine; Waked, Khrystine; Grindrod, Kelly (JMIR, 2018-07)
      Background: Primary care needs to be patient-centered, integrated, and interprofessional to help patients with complex needs manage the burden of medication-related problems. Considering the growing problem of polypharmacy, ...
    • 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 ...
    • “My pharmacist”: Creating and maintaining relationship between physicians and pharmacists in primary care settings 

      Mercer, Kathryn; Neiterman, Elena; Guirguis, Lisa; Burns, Catherine; Grindrod, Kelly (Elsevier, 2020-01)
      Background Pharmacists and physicians are being increasingly encouraged to adopt a collaborative approach to patient care, and delivery of health services. Strong collaboration between pharmacists and physicians is known ...
    • Predatory Publishing: Hidden Pitfalls with High Costs 

      Bredahl, Laura; Holland, Leslie; Johnson, Scott (2018)
      What is a Predatory Publisher: With little or no actual services or scholarly review being performed the sole purpose of these publishers is to make money through fraudulently charging authors fees, often guised as processing ...
    • 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 ...
    • Inevitably Wikipedia 

      Robichaud, Danielle (2019-10-24)
      Broad overview of editing Wikipedia through an archival lens, including contributing to the Wikimedia Commons.
    • 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 ...
    • Charting the course: Developing a roadmap of research priorities in the Canadian RDM landscape 

      Cheung, Melissa; Dearborn, Dylanne; Da Sylva, Lyne; Khair, Shahira; Szigeti, Kathy (2019)
      Launched in 2015, the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Portage Network is dedicated to the shared stewardship of research data in Canada through developing a national research data culture, fostering a ...
    • From the ground up: Building a roadmap of research priorities for a national research data management community 

      Cheung, Melissa; Dearborn, Dylanne; Da Sylva, Lyne; Khair, Shahira; Szigeti, Kathy (2019-05)
      Launched in 2015, the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Portage Network is dedicated to the shared stewardship of research data in Canada through fostering national communities of practice for research data, ...
    • Exploring the role of teams and technology in patients' medication decision making 

      Mercer, Kathryn; Guirguis, Lisa; Burns, Catherine; Chin, Jessie; Dogba, Maman Joyce; Dolovich, Lisa; Guénette, Line; Jenkins, Laurie; Légaré, France; McKinnon, Annette; McMurray, Josephine; Waked, Khrystine; Grindrod, Kelly (Elsevier, 2019-03)
      We know little about how electronic health records (EHRs) should be designed to help patients, pharmacists, and physicians participate in interprofessional shared decision making. We used a qualitative approach to understand ...
    • Doing the work: Editing Wikipedia as an act of reconciliation 

      Robichaud, Danielle; McCracken, Krista (On Archivy, 2018-08-28)
      The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action outline the responsibilities of cultural heritage workers to educate both themselves and the general public about the Canadian Indian Residential School ...
    • Research Practices of Civil and Environmental Engineering Scholars at the University of Waterloo 

      Yu, Siu; Haas, Jennifer; Figueiredo, Rachel (Ithaka S+R, 2018-09-13)
      This report is an investigation of research practices of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) scholars at the University of Waterloo. The study was conducted by the Library, and was part of a larger suite of parallel ...
    • 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 ...

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