Recent Submissions

  • Longing for Wilderness: The Human and the Other - Vis à Vis - in the Poetry and Poetics of Don McKay 

    Boyd, Melanie (University of Calgary, Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, 2008)
    Canadian poet, Don McKay, describes wilderness as “the placeless place beyond the mind’s appropriation.” Though ever elusive, a poet must seek this wilderness through “poetic attention” – “a sort of readiness, a species ...
  • Informal learning in the library; a student-based investigation 

    Beatty, Susan (University of Calgary, Libraries & Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, 2017-10)
    As part of a qualitative study on students’ perception and use of informal learning spaces in an academic library, students were asked to comment on their learning behaviours and the manner by which the spaces in the ...
  • How can Academic Libraries Support the Evolving Nature of Academic Research? 

    Hurrell, Christie (Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, 2017-09-19)
    Many libraries are developing digital scholarship centers or labs, which offer new programs and expertise along with high-end technologies. This session will describe three models in different institutions and emphasize ...
  • Teaching research skills through embedded librarianship 

    Hoffman, Nadine; Beatty, Susan; Feng, Patrick; Lee, Jennifer (Emerald, University of Calgary, Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, 2017)
    Purpose: This pilot aims to study a way of integrating research and writing support into a university course along with content. Research and writing skills are not taught explicitly in most university courses, yet these ...
  • New Directions in Health Sciences Libraries in Canada: Research and Evidence based Practice Are Key 

    Ganshorn, Heather; Giustini, Dean (Wiley, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1471-1842, Libraries and Cultural Resources, Health Sciences Library, University of Calgary, 2017-07)
    This article is the second in a new series in this regular feature. The intention of the series is to look at important global developments in health science libraries. These articles will serve as a road map, describing ...
  • Collaborating to Incorporate Library and Writing Skills in an Interdisciplinary Course: A Case Study 

    Hoffman, Nadine; Lee, Jennifer; Feng, Patrick; Beatty, Susan; McDermott, Brenda (University of Calgary, Libraries and Cultural Resources, Research and Learning Services, University of Calgary, 2015-11-13)
    Librarians and writing centre staff were invited by the instructor of a first-year interdisciplinary course to collaborate with him on a course redesign emphasizing skill development in research and writing. Ferer (2012) ...
  • Effective Indigenous Terminology in Canadian Legal Research for the Arctic 

    Hoffman, Nadine (University of Calgary, Libraries and Cultural Resources, Research and Learning Services, University of Calgary, 2017-06-09)
    Terms used in today’s society to describe Indigenous Peoples and cultures are significantly different than historical terminology. Contemporary Arctic and Indigenous researchers will know current keywords to conduct their ...
  • Studying Student Learning Through the Flipped Classroom Approach 

    Wheeler, Justine; Premji, Zahra; Althouse, Norman; Hedges, Peggy (University of Calgary, Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, 2017-05-23)
    Business information sources are neither structured nor always evident. Within a one-shot library instruction class, librarians and course instructors assess and enhance student learning using a flipped classroom. This ...
  • Tri-Agency Open Access Policy: Navigating requirements for grant holders 

    Hurrell, Christie; Smith, Robin; Wake, Rowena (Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary, 2017-05-09)
    The harmonized open access policy released by the tri-council granting agencies (NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR) applies to all individuals receiving an NSERC or SSHRC research grant with an award date after May 1, 2015, and has ...
  • Before Blogs There Were Zines: Berman, Danky, and the Political Case for Zine Collecting in North American Academic Libraries 

    Tkach, David; Hank, Carolyn (Serials Review, http://www.tandfonline.com/, Development and Alumni Services, Prospect Research, University of Calgary, 2014-05-12)
    Recent attention has been paid to collecting born-digital, nontraditional, self-published forms, such as blogs and tweets. However, what of print-based, nontraditional, self-published materials? Before there were blogs, ...

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