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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 ...
Interaction and knowledge exchange among academic business librarians in Ontario
Academic business librarians specialize in the provision of library services to business faculty and students but often assume these roles without an educational background in Business or a familiarity with business ...
Scholarship as a Conversation: A Metaphor for Librarian-ESL Instructor Collaboration
Invoking the metaphor of scholarship as a conversation offers academic librarians an excellent way to connect information literacy to university ESL (English as a second language) classes. This article describes how this ...
Protect yourself from Predatory Publishers: Tips for staying safe in Scholarly Publishing
Scholarly publishing is a chaotic business with new journals constantly emerging and longstanding publications changing or folding. With some newer publications adopting less-than-desirable business practices, it can be ...
Is Library Database Searching a Language Learning Activity?
(Association of College & Research Libraries, 2010-05)
A qualitative research study that asked international students how they thought of words to enter into a library database to see if language learning was also involved.
The perfect space: classroom environments and learning outcomes
What impact does a classroom space have on learning outcomes for students? Does a perfect library teaching space exist? This presentation highlights the findings of a 2014 survey of teaching librarians and library staff ...
(Canadian Library Association, 2013-12)
a list of practical tips to enhance one-on-one encounters with international students at library service desks
Internationalization in German Academic Libraries: Moving beyond North American Perspectives
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015-10)
This paper explores how internationalization is understood and experienced in German academic libraries. Its main purpose is to move the discussion of internationalization in academic libraries beyond the boundaries of ...
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 ...