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Social Technology - Using Theories of Psychosocial Development to Better Offer Technology Services to ChildrenDownload
The exponential growth of technology, and our society’s subsequent reliance on this technology, has left many concerned about the negative repercussions on the social development of children raised in a society so engrossed with technology. Yet computer literacy continues to be an important skill...
"Criteria for Selecting Electronic Books in an Academic Library: Will we ever need to buy paper again?"Download
Based on the assumption that all books will soon be available in both electronic and paper formats, selections librarians will soon be faced with a format decision for each title they purchase. The work of Summerfield, Mandel and Kantor at Columbia University has given us some early information...
"From Product Safety to China's Long Term Structural Problems – The Need for Healthy Capital Markets"
"From Product Safety to China's Long Term Structural Problems – The Need for Healthy Capital Markets"Download
Presenter: Dr Bernard Yeung Abraham Krasnoff Professor of Global Business Professor of Economics and Professor of Management Director, NYU China House New York University Stern School of Business.
If the 19th century was witness to a shift in awareness of time as a concept, and the 20th century revealed awareness in the power of language, then the 21st century will be characterized by keen spatial awareness. Despite the assumption that space would become insignificant in the digital age,...
1A1 Show me the money! Meeting researcher needs through a fee-based pilot project.
Introduction: In 2015, a fee for service program was piloted at the University of Alberta's Health Sciences Library to provide in-depth librarian support to the Faculty of Nursing (FON). Other examples of cost-recovery and fee-based services have been provided by other academic libraries for...
Introduction: Health sciences libraries in both academic and clinical contexts are becoming more involved in furthering their institutions' research mandates, and librarians are increasingly called upon to support their patrons' research needs. A literature scan revealed many libraries are...
1B1 Innovations, Challenges and Opportunities within Regional Health Libraries in British ColumbiaDownload
Introduction: Faced with continual change, British Columbia regional health and ministry libraries must innovate in order to survive. To understand how these libraries are evolving, this study: 1) describes and compares the libraries, 2) analyzes how they are changing and innovating in order to...
Introduction: Prior to 2011, libraries within a provincial health service operated using a variety of self-determining service models across 24 locations. Evaluation of library services demonstrated significant gaps in service delivery and access to resources, cost inefficiencies, and variation...