Journal Articles (Library & Information Studies)
Publications by faculty affiliated with the School of Library and Information Studies, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta.
Items in this Collection
- 49McNally, Michael B
- 17Mackey, Margaret
- 13McNally, Michael B.
- 12Rathi, Dinesh
- 7Samek, Toni
- 7Shiri, Ali
- 44Information Policy
- 44LIS 598 - Information Policy - Winter 2017
- 5Open Educational Resources
- 131School of Library and Information Studies
- 131School of Library and Information Studies/Journal Articles (Library & Information Studies)
- 2University of Alberta Library
- 2University of Alberta Library/Libraries Staff Publications
- 1English and Film Studies, Department of
- 1English and Film Studies, Department of/Journal Articles (English and Film Studies)
Finding a good book to read is part of the challenge of becoming a successful reader. Bestseller lists offer shortcuts, and many readers take advantage of the power to select from a radically smaller pool of possibilities. This article explores aspects of the impact of bestsellers and their...
Increasingly Unambitious: A Thematic Analysis of Canadian Broadband Policy and Programs
Evaniew, Jennifer, McNally, Michael B., Rathi, Dinesh, Stobbs, Robyn
This paper provides a thematic analysis of federal and provincial broadband programs and policies in Canada from 1995 to 2015. The analysis reveals that programs are becoming increasingly unambitious with regard to increasing broadband availability and the speeds at which broadband service must...
This poster answers the question "How can educators motivate students to learn Aboriginal languages?" The answer is to return to the original Aboriginal names of Canada's provinces and territories before European contact enabling Aboriginal students to reclaim their ancestors' rightful place in...
Industry Canada's Spectrum Management Consultations: Democratic Participation or Regulatory CaptureDownload
Pintos, Lilian, Mowatt, Brandy, McNally, Michael B.
This paper examines Industry Canada consultations on spectrum management from 2008-2012. Using post-revisionist regulatory theory, the paper aims to examine the degree of regulatory capture at Industry Canada. It provides a brief statistical analysis of the consultations and examines two case...
Schrader, A. Trosow, S. Samek, T. Bowman, D.
CLA advocates for the protection of intellectual freedom for our school, public, academic and government library users, but our committee is also interested in promoting such freedoms in-housefor library staff. Thus, atthe 2008 CLA conference in Vancouver, the Advisory Committee on Intellectual...
Intellectual Property, Makerspaces and 3D Printing
Austin, Mallory, Trosow, Samuel E., McNally, Michael B.
The session examines the issues raised by makerspaces in the context of Canadian intellectual property law. Questions addressed include: what responsibilities to librarians have under trademark law and the Patent Act; what are the copyright implications of makerspace technologies; what role does...
Inter-organizational Knowledge Management within an NGO Community: A Pilot Study of a Unique Knowledge Sharing StructureDownload
Rathi, Dinesh, Lucky, Shannon, Albrecht, Brad
Knowledge management principles have traditionally been derived from for-profit organizations but are increasingly being utilized to support the success of non-profits organizations (NPOs). This pilot study examines the knowledge needs of a group of Alberta-based NPOs linked by a hub organization...
This paper is an introduction to progressive librarianship (also known in North America as socially responsible librarianship, activist librarianship, and radical librarianship, and in Europe as critical librarianship). Progressive librarianship is contextualized within a broad international...
For the first time in the history of Canadian library education, intellectual freedom courses are part of the curriculum. In September 2000, Dr. Ann Curry introduced a course entitled \"Current Trends in Library and Information Service: Issues in Intellectual Freedom\" at the School of Library,...
Fuller, Danielle; Rehberg Sedo, DeNel
Introduction to a special themed section of the journal "Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies" entitled "Readers, Reading and Digital Media." The authors discuss the history and problems of conceptualising readers as audiences and introduce the 14 articles in the themed...