Libraries Staff Publications
This collection contains publications of staff at the University of Alberta Libraries.
Items in this Collection
- 53Campbell, Sandy
- 27Koufogiannakis, Denise
- 26Lacroix, Denis
- 21Polkinghorne, Sarah
- 21Wakaruk, A.
- 18Luyk, Sean
- 41Book reviews
- 15Academic libraries
- 15Evidence-based practice
- 14Information literacy
- 371University of Alberta Library
- 371University of Alberta Library/Libraries Staff Publications
- 9Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of
- 7Canadian Circumpolar Institute
- 6Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of/Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence (ARCHE)
- 5Canadian Circumpolar Institute/Circumpolar Digital Image Collection
The objective of this study was to explore and understand how academic librarians use evidence in their professional decision making. A grounded theory methodology was used, following the approach of Charmaz. The 19 participants were academic librarians in Canada. Data were gathered via online...
Against the wind: Challenges and barriers to Canadian academic librarians’ instructional practicesDownload
Polkinghorne, Sarah, Julien, Heidi
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...
Book chapter preprint from Exploring Discovery: The Front Door to your Library's Licensed and Digitized Content, ed. Kenneth J Varnum (ALA, 2016).
Brunet, Melanie, Wakaruk, Amanda
Published as Chapter 5 of Copyright Conversations: Rights Literacy in a Digital World. ACRL / American Library Association. Edited by Sara R. Benson. October 2019.
Assessment of a One-Credit Course for Humanities Graduate Students: A Phenomenological Approach to Identify Thresholds and ImpactsDownload
Lacroix, Denis ; Johnston, Lindsay
In the fall of 2016, three librarians from the Humanities and Social Sciences Library at the University of Alberta (UofA) took on the challenge of teaching a one-credit scholarly communication course to new graduate students in the department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies (MLCS). Three...
Assessment of the Research Learning Needs of University of Saskatchewan Librarians: A Case StudyDownload
Vicki Williamson, Alvin M Schrader, Ali Shiri
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...
Automating Metadata Creation: Enhanced Discovery and Description of Maternal Child Health DataDownload
Roark, Kendall, Farnel, Sharon, Harrigan, Amanda, Vashishtha, Saurabh
This poster for the NADDI 2016 conference shows the processes we implemented to pre-populate parts of our DDI-compatible metadata schema with publicly and locally available information. We have developed in-house scripts to export and import the metadata from resources such as NCBI,...
Thorlakson, Jessica, Gareau-Brennan, Céline
Abstract: Finding high quality Queer resources can be challenging in heteronormative academia. Learn the ins and outs of advanced searching for LGBTQ2S+ sources from UofA Librarians. In this presentation, we review: Good search strategy; Vetted databases containing Queer information; General tips...