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- 1Babb, Maureen N
- 1Borynec, Anna
- 1Cappello, Alicia V
- 1Cemer, Brett.
- 1Cockcroft, Daniel
- 1Forcier, Eric
- 4Information behaviours
- 3Grounded theory
- 3Social media
- 2Critical discourse analysis
- 4Mackey, Margaret (Library and Information Studies)
- 3Quamen, Harvey (Digital Humanities)
- 3Rockwell, Geoffrey (Humanities Computing)
- 2Given, Lisa (School of Library and Information Studies)
- 2Gouglas, Sean (Humanities Computing)
- 2Mackey, Margaret (School of Library and Information Studies)
Artist-run centres (ARCs) are important cultural institutions and their archives form a unique record of artist-run culture and contemporary art in Canada. With mandates focusing on supporting new and experimental work, ARCs have not traditionally been records custodians; however the value of...
My thesis examines how digital community heritage projects use care practices based in community participation and co-creation to build a care-based collection model. These grassroots initiatives aim to gather and document community history by engaging community members in the collection building...
This thesis explores the role of academic librarians as researchers, according to the perceptions of academic librarians themselves, as well as non-librarian faculty. Data collection included surveying 60 participants, including 30 librarians and 30 non-librarian faculty from six Canadian...
The purpose of this study was to identify critical elements in a conceptual model for a community-engaged data curation in the digital humanities, to propose a set of evaluation criteria that would act as guiding principles in pursuing such work in the future, and to explore ways in which...
Canada’s federal privacy legislation does not include a definition or explanation of the word ‘privacy’, yet an understanding of the meaning of ‘privacy’ is essential to understanding how much or how little privacy to expect in terms of the protections afforded within the law. The purpose of this...
Digital museums need to prioritize the information architecture found in their website design in order to optimize the structure and organization of their collection for users. This study used the usability inspection method, heuristic evaluation, to examine nine select digital museums. The...
Dramatic changes in the pharmacy profession have occurred in the past century. Many of these occurred as the primary focus of the pharmacist transitioned from drug products to providing patient care services. Prescribing by pharmacists gained momentum when it was implemented in the United Kingdom...
With many current initiatives to promote information literacy, it is necessary to assess the state of information literacy instruction in secondary school and the factors influencing information literacy. Teachers have the opportunity to instruct information literacy (IL) yet students enter...
This research project collected a sample of nine single-authored websites of classical mythology in order to determine whether they could be conceived of as a serious leisure activity under Robert A. Stebbins' Serious Leisure Perspective. Data was manually collected from these websites using a...