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Raise a Librarian

This month kicks off the Raise a Librarian crowdfunding campaign to raise money to help the University of Alberta’s Library and Information Studies student groups develop opportunities for students to practice the skills they need to become professional librarians. The Library and Information Studies Student’s Association groups allow students to start developing their professionals skills, … Continue reading

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Keynote Speakers FIP 2014

Morning Key Note: Anabel Quan-Haase Title: Can serendipity research change our design of digital environments? A critical look at how information production, seeking, discovery and use unfold at the boundaries Abstract: Much of the research on how we encounter information tends to focus on linear models of intentional information search. Recently a number of studies and … Continue reading

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Student Presentations 2014

2014 Student Presentations Maureen Babb – A Survey Exploring the Perceptions of Academic Librarians as Researchers Two surveys were sent to academic librarians and non-librarian faculty at six major Canadian Universities in order to explore the perceptions of academic librarians as researchers.  The surveys were the first part of a larger, ongoing, mixed-methods study.  Survey … Continue reading