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Is What You See What You Get? Exploring the Role of Virtual Reference Icons on Academic Library WebsitesDownload
The goal of this study is to better understand academic library design, selection, and use of web icons. An additional goal is to discover some of the possible consequences of icon design decisions for student users. This research is meant to help library staff better understand the factors...
This study investigates the language, academic and social skills of 36 school-aged children and adolescents who were adopted from China as infants and toddlers. All participants were part of previous studies by Pollock (2005), Pollock &Yan (2009) and Pollock, Fleming & Gerke (2011). Standardized...
Librarians and Information Justice
Academic freedom is the first directive encoded in the Canadian Library Association’s Code of Ethics, but when we look across our Canadian campuses, we see that while some librarians have academic freedom, most do not. The librarian’s practice, however, is limited if she or he is not able to...
An analysis of first-stage social software guidelines of nine Canadian universities conducted in the 2012-13 academic year with the aim to reveal limits to academic freedom. Carleton University’s guidelines serve as the anchor case, while those of eight other institutions are included to signify...