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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...
The history and development of library and information studies has been enriched by the work of outstanding men and women, one of them is Isadore Gilbert Mudge. Isadore G. Mudge was a leader on reference works and a great reference librarian. Mudge is widely known for her work editing the third...
This discussion paper touches on aspects of the philosophy of librarianship,moral and ethical aspects of librarianship, human rights, social action, socialjustice, citizen participation in social change, and professional ethics of librarianship.
La recherche et les bibliothécaires à l’Université de l’Alberta : Une présentation donnée par vidéoconférence aux bibliothécaires de l’Université LavalDownload
Les objectifs de la présentation sont les suivants. 1) Comprendre les étapes historiques qui ont amené les Bibliothèques de l’Université de l’Alberta à encourager ses bibliothécaires à participer à la recherche. 2) Mettre l’expérience albertaine en perspective. 3) Identifier les raisons qui...
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...
Librarians, as information specialists, serve an important role in society. They provide low-cost access to information resources, organize the growing amount of information, and help students, job seekers, researchers, families, co-workers, organizations and communities meet their information...