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Internet resources for Native American and Canadian Aboriginal studies
(American Indian Studies Center, University of California, 2008)
An annotated bibliography of what the author considers to be some of the best quality, most useful, and in a few cases, most innovative Web sites of value to academics, independent researchers, and students who conduct ...
An alternative to the hand searching gold standard: validating methodological search filters using relative recall
(BioMed Central, 2006)
Background Search filters or hedges play an important role in evidence-based medicine but their development depends on the availability of a "gold standard" - a reference standard against which to establish the performance ...
What words and where? Applying usability testing techniques to name a new live reference service
(Journal of the Medical Library Association, 2004)
Objective: A user-focused design approach was taken to develop a new ‘‘live reference’’ service at the Health Sciences Library, University of Saskatchewan. The name of the service, the placement of the links, and the design ...
Electronic pathfinders in academic libraries: an analysis of their content and form
(Association of College & Research Libraries, 2001)
Forty-five electronic pathfinders were selected from nine Canadian university libraries to assess their degree of conformity to suggested guidelines in the existing literature about pathfinders. The content and the format ...
Subject knowledge in the health sciences library: an online survey of Canadian academic health sciences librarians
(Journal of the Medical Library Association, 2005)
Objectives: This study investigated whether Canadian academic health sciences librarians found knowledge of the health sciences to be important and, if so, how they acquired and maintained this knowledge. Methods: Data ...
The origins of the English Court of Criminal Appeal
The LIS blogosphere contains tags that can be categorized and it disseminates professional content
(University of Alberta Learning Services, 2010)
A Review of: Aharony, N. (2009). Librarians and information scientists in the blogosphere: An exploratory analysis. Library & Information Science Research, 31(3), 174-181. Objective - This study analyzes library and ...
Working Across Cultures
Purpose - The purpose of this research is to show a mix of career reflections and personal observations about the decision-making process of changing employers and countries. Design/methodology/approach - The paper covers ...
Melatonin for cognitive impairment (review)
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2009)
Background: There are a number of studies that suggest a relationship between decline of melatonin function and the symptoms of dementia. Objectives: The review assessed the evidence of clinical efficacy and safety of ...
Transforming the academic library: creating an organizational culture that fosters staff success [article]
Culture plays a critical role in creating a work environment where employees are committed and contribute to the success of the organization. A research study assessed organizational culture in an academic library to ...