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Being where the people are: The challenges and benefits of search engine visibility for public libraries
(Emerald Group Publishing, 2015)
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to examine the challenges and benefits presented by search engine visibility for public libraries. The article outlines the preliminary results of a pilot study investigating search ...
Towards a Unified Vision for Ocean Data Management in Canada: Results of an Expert Forum
The world’s oceans are a critical part of the Earth system. Sound knowledge and understanding of the oceans is essential for mitigating human impacts on the global environment and for promoting sustainable economic use of ...
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Fiona Black (Draft Profile)
Social Discovery Tools: Cataloguing Meets User Convenience.
(Canadian Association for Information Science, 2011)
The paper discusses (a) the ethical dimensions of creating catalogue records to reflect user convenience, (b) the relationship between culture and user convenience, and (c) how social discovery tools can facilitate the ...
Social discovery systems in public libraries: If we build them, will they come?
(Library Trends, 2012)
If the public library catalogue is to continue to have relevance to its users, it needs to move beyond its current inventory model, where all content is designed and controlled by library staff and client interaction with ...
HGIS of Print Culture in Canada
Reports on a study funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada that has been exploring ways to visualize and understand the development of print culture in Canada during the 18th-19th centuries. ...
Geographic Information Systems: a New Research Method for Book History
Discusses the possibilities for using geographic information systems (GIS) in book history research. Developed in Canada during the 1960's, GIS provides a means of storing and analyzing spatial data from many different ...
Let's Get Our Continuing Education Act Together
Examines the quality of continuing education offerings in Canada. Importance of continuing education for library workers; Assertion on the lack of technological advancements in library database; Models of continuing ...