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The community and consumer food environment and children’s diet: a systematic review
Background: While there is a growing body of research on food environments for children, there has not been a published comprehensive review to date evaluating food environments outside the home and school and their ...
Internal Report: Results of U of S Faculty Survey on Scholarly Communications Behaviours & Needs
The intention of this report is to communicate to University Library administration, and interested library employees, the results of a survey of all U of S faculty carried out in November 2012. The report mainly consists ...
The Scholarly Communications Needs of Faculty: An Evidence-Based Foundation for the Development of Library Services
Objectives – This exploratory research seeks to broadly understand the publishing behaviours and attitudes of faculty, across all disciplines, at the University of Saskatchewan in response to the growing significance of ...
Learn Where You Live: Delivering Information Literacy Instruction in a Distributed Learning Environment
(Journal of Library and Information Services in Distance Learning, 2013-07-16)
Distributed learning is becoming an increasingly common method of further education in post-secondary institutions and programs across Canada and internationally. Academic libraries are not immune to this trend, and ...
Unbundling a Big Deal: Comparing Three Data Sources to Come to Decisions
Academic libraries in Canada acquire many “big deal” journal packages through a national consortium, the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN). Recently, negotiations with the American Chemical Society (ACS) broke ...
Breaking-up is hard to do: A unique methodology for unbundling a “Big Deal”
Academic libraries acquire access to many journal titles through “Big Deal” bundles. As serials prices continue to rise at unsustainable rates it will become increasingly necessary to consider breaking-up these packages ...
An Evidence-Based Approach to Library Instruction: Flipping the Classroom to Enhance Student Learning
The flipped teaching methodology is well documented within the education research literature, growing in popularity within university classrooms and making its way into library instruction. In light of current technological ...
Head Over Heels: Approaches to Flipped Teaching
The teaching methodology of the flipped classroom is quickly growing in popularity within the education community and making its way into library instruction as well. This paper will introduce the concept of flipped teaching, ...
eResource Discovery: A Collection Development Strategy for Engineering eBooks
(Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2013)
Identifying the visible minority librarians in Canada: A national survey
(Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 2015-04-08)
Objective – This paper is based on a national survey conducted in late 2013 by the authors, then co-moderators of the Visible Minority Librarians of Canada (ViMLoC) Network of the Canadian Library Association (CLA). It is ...