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Forging Multiple Pathways: Integrating International Students into a Canadian University Library
(Association of College & Research Libraries, 2019-01)
This chapter describes five different projects undertaken at the Brock University Library in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, which represent different pathways toward integrating international students into academic ...
Engaging Faculty to Advance Campus Open Access Policies: Strategies and Lessons Learned
As champions of creating more equitable systems for sharing scholarly research, libraries are typically the leaders in developing open access policies at their institutions. This work aligns with evidence that effective ...
Brock’s New Digital Scholarship Lab: Partnering and Collaborating for Success
Brock University will open a new SIF-funded facility in the spring of 2019 dedicated to transdisciplinary research, commercialization and entrepreneurship. The new Rankin Family Pavilion at the front door of the campus is ...
Beyond CRAAP: Critical Thinking in the Age of Fake News
In this age of fake news, clickbait, and alternative facts, how can we equip students to find the truth? While fake news is not a new concept, its ubiquity has made it increasingly difficult to distinguish between what is ...
Slides from 2019 OLA Conference presentation
Cluster Computing for Humans -OR- Have you heard of this HPCPack?
Presentation material from code4Lib North 2019, held at McMaster.
Git It Done with GitHub: Digital Scholarship with Open Tools
Presentation material from Lightning Talk done at Digital Odyssey, 2019. Held in North York Central Library. Event sponsored and organized by Ontario Library and Information Technology (OLITA), a division of Ontario Library ...
Are we walking the talk? Tensions between librarians' values, academic freedom and open scholarship
Open access - the practice of freely sharing scholarly outputs online -- is steadily garnering support across the research community. At academic institutions, libraries are usually the standard-bearers for this trend, ...
A Community Without a Space: Digital Scholarship at Brock University
The Digital Scholarship Lab at Brock University was originally set to open in the fall of 2018. However, the opening was delayed to the following summer. What that meant is that during the last academic year digital ...
Overcoming Language Barriers for Non-Native Speakers of English: Learner Autonomy in Academic Libraries
(Association of College & Research Libraries, 2019)
The purpose of this chapter is to give librarians a brief overview of the theory of learner autonomy and to explain how fostering its presence in libraries can help overcome language barriers for non-native speakers of English.