Recent Submissions

  • Virtual Reality Artist in Residence Program: Exploring Outreach and Learning for Architecture Students with Innovative Technology 

    Murphy, James E; Hurrell, Christie (Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, 2021-03-26)
    In the 2019/20 academic year, the presenters collaborated on a pilot Virtual Reality Artist in Residence program, engaging Art and Architecture students in the medium of virtual reality to enhance their learning and creative ...
  • myLibrarian: A practical and conceptual evolution of personal librarian programs 

    Murphy, James E (Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, 2021-03-19)
    As academic librarians we are always looking for new ways to engage students and especially new undergraduate students. Personal librarian programs have been one such way of attempting to create personalized connections ...
  • A Scoping Review of Personal Librarian Programs in Academic Libraries 

    Murphy, James E.; Premji, Zahra; Jones, Rhiannon (Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, 2021-02-15)
    The purpose of the study was to comprehensively review academic library outreach programs categorized as personal librarian programs. The authors conducted a scoping review of literature on personal librarian programs in ...
  • Student Athletes: Strategies for Library Outreach and Engagement 

    Murphy, James E.; Morrow, Leeanne (Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, 2019-04-27)
    Student athletes can prove to be a challenging group for the library and library staff to connect with. They are often on the road and have training demands that put pressure on the already busy student schedule. James and ...
  • Expanding digital academic library & archive services in response to COVID-19 

    Murphy, James E.; Stoeckle, Marc; Lewis, Carla J.; McKillop, Christena (Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, 2020-12-03)
    Despite the uncertain challenges facing libraries of all types during the COVID-19 pandemic, new best practices and innovative ways of approaching services have emerged. Including the opening of the Taylor Family Digital ...
  • How to Make Your Work Open Access Without Breaking the Bank 

    Hurrell, Christie; Murphy, James (Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, 2021-01-07)
    The academic community has recently seen an upswing in the open sharing of research materials, prompted by funding agency requirements, the need to quickly share new discoveries, and an interest in wider dissemination of ...
  • Uncovering the relationship between informal spaces and learning in the library 

    Beatty, Susan (Libraries and Cultural Resources, 2019-10-28)
    In order to determine the relationship between informal spaces in the library and student learning, a study was conducted wherein students who regularly use the library as a learning space were asked to comment on the ...
  • A New Synthesis: Research Resources to Research Experiences 

    Hickerson, H. Thomas (Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, acceptedVersion, 2020-03-10)
    Libraries should develop a new model for providing information resources and analytical tools for the use of scholars working in the current multidisciplinary research environment. This model, A New Synthesis, based on ...
  • Immersive learning: Applications of virtual reality for undergraduate education 

    Hurrell, Christie; Baker, Jeremiah (Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, submittedVersion, 2020-09-02)
    Virtual reality technology has applications across many academic disciplines and has the potential to contribute to student centered, experiential learning opportunities. Some academic libraries have begun to offer access ...
  • What is 'Systematic' about systematic literature reviews - PDW (workshop) 

    Premji, Zahra A.; Splenda, Ryan (Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, 2020-08-08)
    In this PDW, we will offer an asynchronous training session on how to design systematic literature reviews, describing methodological innovations for conducting them and more rigorous standards for reporting them. First, ...

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