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This article looks at librarianship from a Marxist economic perspective, arguing that crises within the profession are due to material changes in the organization of production and labour relations. These changes are part of a transition from one “regime of accumulation” (industrial, Fordist,...
Canada’s Crown Copyright: Outdated and unnecessary
This article originally appeared in the October 2018 issue of Open Shelf magazine. Open Shelf is the official magazine of the Ontario Library Association, published for members and the larger community as a continuing education service to provide information about trends and issues affecting the...
This paper describes the Decolonizing Description Working Group at the University of Alberta Libraries, including its genesis and work, final report and recommendations, and followup work done to date.
Introduction. This study examines how "users" (i.e., research participants) are constructed in the empirical research reported at the ISIC [Information Seeking in Context] conference between 1996 and 2016 (n=194). Method. The study uses content analysis to examine variables relating to...
Building the Spanish Juvenile Fiction Collection at the University of Alberta’s HT Coutts Education LibraryDownload
This article describes why and how the University of Alberta Libraries built a Spanish language children’s literature collection. Selection criteria, findability, visibility, and assessment are addressed in the context of this collection. Practical information is provided to help librarians build...
The rise of academic library involvement in research data management has presented numerous challenges for academic libraries. While libraries and archives have always had collection development policies that defined what they would or would not collect, policies for selecting research data for...
Tracing the history of naming of saved searches, this commentary proposes the use of two terms: filters and hedges.
Systematic review searching is becoming an increasing part of the day-to-day work of health librarians. The University of Alberta John W. Scott Health Sciences Library offers a monthly three-hour “Introduction to Systematic Review Searching” workshop to researchers at the University of Alberta....
This paper discusses a project undertaken at the University of Alberta Libraries to create metadata for a notable sheet music collection: the Walder G. W. White Sheet Music Collection, which is currently in the process of being described, digitised, and promoted. The history of the collection is...