Libraries Staff Publications
This collection contains publications of staff at the University of Alberta Libraries.
Items in this Collection
- 14Academic libraries
- 4Information literacy
- 2Academic librarians
- 2Academic librarianship
- 2Canadian research libraries
Helping students learn how to navigate information—and misinformation—is as important as ever. The Canadian information literacy (IL) landscape continues to evolve along with rhetorical, theoretical, and contextual developments, such as the new Framework for Information Literacy for Higher...
As academic librarians with faculty status increasingly embrace research engagement as a core value and requirement, one of the little studied questions is the extent to which they possess the requisite knowledge and skills to conduct high quality research and scholarship, and what further...
Exploring the Research Knowledge Needs of Canadian Academic Librarians
As academic librarians increasingly embrace the core value and challenge of engaging in research and scholarly work, and as senior library administrators continue to adopt evidence-based decision making, staff research knowledge and skills must be constantly and systematically developed and...
Instruction for Information Literacy in Canadian Academic Libraries: A Longitudinal Analysis of Aims, Methods, and SuccessDownload
The study reports a survey of information literacy instruction practices in Canadian academic libraries. Results indicate that formal instruction is offered by 89% of respondents, a minority of which articulate formal instructional objectives or work in libraries with full-time instructional...
Invited presentation for the Canadian Association of Research Libraries' Leviathan North: Long-term Access to Government Information in the Digital Era.
The purpose of this paper is to present a case study that considers the links between cost avoidance, lean design and sustainability in relation to two different library projects at University of Alberta Libraries (UAL) - the design of the Research & Collections Resource Facility and the...