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Canada’s new Open Access Policy: what does it mean for Brock researchers?
Canada’s new Tri-Agency Open Access Policy signals that Canada is embracing open research as a default position. While only funding recipients will be required to comply with the policy by making their journal articles ...
Automatic Preparation of ETD Material from the Internet Archive for the DSpace Repository Platform
A big challenge associated with getting an institutional repository off the ground is getting content into it. This article will look at how to use digitization services at the Internet Archive alongside software utilities ...
We need to have a conversation about OpenURL, a close look at a corpus of error reports from the 2013 academic year. Or, How I learned to stop worrying and give up on clean metadata.
OpenURL has been a stalwart in the arsenal of Librarianship for many years now, but it is getting a bit long in the tooth, and cracks in the façade are showing. How well does it still stack up? In the fall of 2013 Brock ...
Collegial Self-Governance for Professional Librarians: A Look at the Advantages of the Establishment of a Library Council and its Role in the Lives of the Librarians in the Brock University Faculty Association
(Litwin Books, LLC, 2014)
The ability to perform collegial governance is a cornerstone of modern universities in the United States and Canada. This idea of governance is well practiced among faculty members but is not often practiced to the same ...
Book Review: Pirate Cinema
(2600 Enterprises, Inc., 2013)
Book Review of 'Pirate Cinema' written by Cory Doctorow.
Copyright in the Stacks: The Chilling Effects of Unclear Copyright Interpretations in the Canadian Academic Library
The Canadian academic library is often seen as a vibrant place where the creation and sharing of knowledge plays a pivotal role in the intellectual life of the University. However this longstanding tradition is slowing ...
I didn't become a worse Librarian when I became a Grad Student
Presentation made at code4Lib North 2017 at University of Ottawa. Looks at the process and reflections of continuing education and graduate studies for mature students.
Gathering Library data and creating visualizations the easy way!
Statistics and visualizations are important tools Libraries use to tell their stories. This poster will present a statistics capturing and display package that runs on the bare minimum: Google Forms, D3, and HTML. The ...
Redux: Tabulating Transactions with Raspberry Pi and Visualizing Results
Often in the library tech world we are not given the opportunity to attempt a project again. Effort spent re-doing a previous project in a different way, in some sense, means wasting time that could be used to work on new ...
(Rowman & Littlefield, 2016-06)
This is chapter 8 of "The Librarian's Introduction to Programming Languages" entitled C. It introduces the C language in a context suitable for Librarians and information professionals.