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From Triage to the Big Picture: Developing a Comprehensive Information Literacy Program for a Medical FacultyDownload
The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta is large and diverse. Liaison librarians at the health sciences library are evaluating the information literacy (IL) instruction being delivered to the Faculty, in order to identify current strengths and gaps in instruction,...
An electronic survey was distributed to all pharmacists serving as preceptors for the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in the Winter and Fall 2010 terms. The survey questions addressed use of and access to information resources, barriers to accessing electronic resources,...
This poster provides an overview of the work of the University of Alberta Libraries to critically examine and revise its descriptive metadata practices to more accurately, appropriately, and respectfully represent Indigenous peoples and contexts. The poster was presented at the Diversity by...
Tweets to put Students in the Driver’s Seat: A Systematic Review of Twitter in Medical EducationDownload
Background Social media has transformed communication and information dissemination. Despite its almost ubiquitous use among students, its impact on medical education (ME) is less clear. Among social media platforms, Twitter facilitates active participation, fosters concise discussions, may be...
The University of Alberta Libraries undertook a creative patron-driven acquisition project in order to more fully meet user needs as well as to evaluate current collection development procedures. The project was unique in that it involved on-demand purchase of both print and electronic titles,...
This meta-narrative highlights some challenges, reminders, and solutions around collecting usable information for training library support staff as scripted information literacy instructors. The poster describes survey and focus group design considerations to yield useful results (some of which...
Using Pollutant Release and Transfer Register Data for Environmental Health Research
Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs) are national databases of chemical releases reported by industry to governments. The importance of pollutants to health is well documented, however the use of PRTR data to study relationships between health outcomes and pollution has not been...