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This thesis explores the role of academic librarians as researchers, according to the perceptions of academic librarians themselves, as well as non-librarian faculty. Data collection included surveying 60 participants, including 30 librarians and 30 non-librarian faculty from six Canadian...
Engaging students in the classroom is a challenge, but more so with the proliferation of technology, such as cell phones and laptops, that have served to distract students. In an effort to capture students’ attention in the classroom, many instructors have opted to use clicker technology. Mobile...
Information Literacy at the Heart of Librarianship and Translation Studies: A Case Study of the University of Alberta Libraries
Information Literacy at the Heart of Librarianship and Translation Studies: A Case Study of the University of Alberta LibrariesDownload
Since the University of Alberta’s (UA) Modern Languages and Culture Studies (MLCS) department actively integrated information literacy into its translation certificate programme five years ago, the university’s libraries (UAL) have moved from the periphery to the heart of the programme, teaching...
This poster presentation compares how the University of Alberta Libraries and Service Alberta creates and manages its Content Management Solutions (CMSs). The CMSs for both organizations are contained in knowledge repositories that are updated manually by authorized individuals. As the body of...
Measuring Research: Impact Factors, Citation Metrics, and "Altmetrics": Can Tweets be more important than a good Impact Factor?
Using the HTC Vive and various programs from Steam, Burman faculty from the Library, English, Art, and Education are conducting some small pilot projects to see how VR may be implemented on a small campus and how students might react to that implementation, especially within class. This...