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Using archival photographs in a multimedia representation of the human history of the Upper Athabasca Valley Download
The Upper Athabasca valley was the site of Metis habitation during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These people left the area at the time that Jasper National Park was formed, however, their activities have left an enduring imprint on the landscape. Our research involves identifying...
Internet Filters: Library Access Issues in a Cyberspace World. Paper delivered at the IFLA/FAIFE Open Session Lecture, 65th IFLA Council and General Conference, August 25, 1999, Bangkok, Thailand
In the cyberspace universe of instant access to information and images of all kinds, how should librarians around the world respond to pressures for political and technological regulation of the Internet? What is a reasonable balance between the conflicting goals of open access and community...
"Criteria for Selecting Electronic Books in an Academic Library: Will we ever need to buy paper again?"Download
Based on the assumption that all books will soon be available in both electronic and paper formats, selections librarians will soon be faced with a format decision for each title they purchase. The work of Summerfield, Mandel and Kantor at Columbia University has given us some early information...
Considerable effort has been invested by practitioners in many parts of the world in defining information literacy. Much of this work has taken place in the academic environment. What is the relationship between information literacy as we define it in higher education and information literacy...
Really Simple Syndication? A study on health sciences faculty and medical residents’ adoption of a new technology following an instruction session on RSS
Really Simple Syndication? A study on health sciences faculty and medical residents’ adoption of a new technology following an instruction session on RSSDownload
A variety of health professionals were surveyed about their use of RSS feeds, introduced to RSS feeds in a hands-on class and then later surveyed about their use of RSS feeds.
“Why is this link dead? Aren’t government publications all online?” Preserving digital federal content with the Canadian Government Information Private LOCKSS Network (CGI-PLN)Download
The vast majority of federal government information is digital and susceptible to both technological obsolescence and changes in information policy. In the past, content on government web sites has been lost to both factors. Concern about the lack of comprehensive web archiving or digital...
Presentation for the LOCKSS Partner Meeting at Stanford University, September 3, 2014.
Digitization opens wide the door to improved accessibility of published materials while, at the same time, prompting questions and concerns around copyright, ownership, and the public good. In an engaging and enlightening manner, this session will look at the pros and cons of several...