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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, ...
Libraries Building Communities: Australian Research with Implications for Canada?
Libraries building communities: the vital contribution of Victoria's public libraries - a research report for the Library Board of Victoria and the Victoria Public Libraries Network (2005), is research which set out to ...
Find Out What Your Users Are Thinking: UX for Libraries
Curious how your patrons understand and use your library? Question the effectiveness of a library service or online resource but not sure what action to take? Curious about what user experience (UX) is and what it means ...
Artist Run Centre Archives: Nontraditional Digital Archiving in a Non-Profit Art Community
Lower technical barriers to entry have increasingly placed the development of digital archives within the reach of smaller organizations; but creating and appropriately maintaining digital archives takes time, money, and ...
Relationships & Engagement: The Challenges and Opportunities for Effective Leadership and Change Management in a Canadian Research Library [Presentation]
Abstract: Purpose - This article overviews the professional context for Canadian research libraries (as outlined in the 8Rs Canadian Library Human Resources Study - Ingles et al, 2005) and examines the approach and response ...
Choosing and using digital cameras
Presented at The Saskatchewan Libraries Conference, Diverse Communities, One Voice May 6-8, 2010, Regina, Sask.