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The authors conducted a knowledge audit of a local Edmonton construction business Hillview Homes. Based on the pre-existing literature regarding the knowledge management needs of small businesses and the construction industry, as well as the findings derived from semi-structured interviews with...
An examination of the history of cyberwarfare and cyber protection policy. Canada is compared it with other modern nations as to how its citizens can be better protected. It also provides a number of recommendations for lawmakers and politicians based on the research.
A brief examination of the ways drones are being used in information workplaces in the United States, as well as a speculative look at future applications. By examining both scholarly articles and current news, I have brought together a description of military and recreational use of drones, an...
This paper briefly examines various perspectives on digital libraries in order to discuss what constitutes a digital library, the value or necessity of digital libraries, and how digital libraries differ from physical libraries. Critical avenues for examining key socio-technological aspects of...
Makerspaces as learning spaces: An historical overview and literature review
Makerspace is an open community center where “people with common interests, often in computers and machining and so on, can meet, socialize and collaborate” (Kelly, 2013, p. 1). Based on a literature review, this study starts with the definition and the historical development of makerspaces, and...
Academic departments display a variety of knowledge management needs, with primary needs of knowledge sharing and generation due to their teaching and research activities. This paper examines the potential for using microblogging platforms as knowledge sharing and generation tools within small...
This report examines some of the issues facing the University of Alberta libraries in relation to patron experience and awareness, and offers technological solutions. Because each academic institution has specific needs according to what technologies and policies they have already adopted, and...
Spring instalment of LISAA Newsletter