Libraries Staff Publications
This collection contains publications of staff at the University of Alberta Libraries.
Items in this Collection
- 2Sam Popowich
- 1Betz, Sonya
- 1Brettle, Alison
- 1Koufogiannakis, Denise
- 1Polkinghorne, Sarah
- 1Roberton, Ian
Book chapter preprint from Exploring Discovery: The Front Door to your Library's Licensed and Digitized Content, ed. Kenneth J Varnum (ALA, 2016).
This chapter describes a visualization of the main elements in play when we search for information. The chapter describes how this visualization can be used to start classroom conversations around how social, political, and economic systems influence how people create, organize, find, and gain...
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...
This chapter examines the effects of integrating APIs for academic library services through a case study examining the development of a seamless, responsive discovery environment at MacEwan University Library, a medium-sized Canadian university.
The institutional repository (IR) is more than an end product that holds content. It is a complex system with a variety of participants and a development course that can most accurately be described as “perpetual beta.” As a software system with both commercial and open-source iterations, an...