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Web tutorials workflows: How scholarship, institutional experiences, and peer institutions' practices shaped one academic library's online learning offerings
(Emerald Insight, 2014-03-21)
This article addresses how one academic library sought to better offer its online learning objects to students. Through a careful reading of the scholarship in the area, informal interviews with academic librarians at the ...
The Politics of Ethnic Heritage Preservation in Canada: The Case of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario
(University of Texas Press, 2012)
This article examines the constitution of the collections of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario between 1976 and 1982 in the context of the Canadian policy of multiculturalism. Set up as an independent nonprofit ...
Millennial Generation Students Search the Web Erratically, with Minimal Evaluation of Information Quality
(University of Alberta Learning Services, 2013)
A Review of: Taylor, A. (2012). A study of the information search behaviour of the millennial generation. Information Research, 17(1), paper 508. Retrieved from http://informationr.net/ir/17-1/paper508.html
Copyright and You: Copyright Instruction for College Students in the Digital Age
Educators are concerned about the ease with which new digital technologies permit intellectual property to be discovered, re-purposed and shared. What do our students know about copyright compliance and academic integrity ...
Using Library Standards to Inform Common Core Instruction
(Information Today, Inc., 2014)
This chapter analyzes the Standards through lens of the ACRL standards and the AASL standards. Authors share what teachers and administrators can learn from how these library standards have already been assessed for assessing ...
Awareness and Attitudes about Open Access Publishing: A Glance at Generational Differences
INTRODUCTION OA publishing is now solidly established as a publishing model. This study examines current faculty members understanding of and perceptions of OA publishing, focusing on demographic data that divide faculty ...
STEM Chalk Talks (Reference Group Meetings Fall 2017)
These presentations were given during the Fall 2017 Reference Group meetings. The accompanying article is under review in Science & Technology Libraries.
Social Media Use in Higher Education: Key Areas to Consider for Educators
(Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 2011-12)
The use of social media in higher education classrooms is on the rise as faculty employ a variety of software tools and free web applications to enhance learning, communication, and engagement. Web 2.0 social software ...
Academic librarians’ educational factors and perceptions of teaching transformation: An exploratory examination
Objective – As information literacy instruction is an increasingly important function of academic librarianship, it is relevant to consider librarians’ attitudes about their teaching. More specifically, it can be instructive ...
A case study of job-embedded learning
Librarians recognize the importance of professional learning as their roles and responsibilities evolve in the shifting teaching and learning environments of the twenty-first century. However, the literature on meaningful, ...