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The role of libraries and archives in canon formation and establishing literary value : a point of view from the English-speaking world
Since the 1970s, libraries and archives in the English-speaking world have dealt with changes wrought by economic, intellectual, technological, and political forces. These forces in turn have had a significant impact on ...
Shelflessness as a virtue : Serendipity in an electronic reference collection
The reference collection traditionally rewards serendipity by presenting key resources in a compact group. At the University of Manitoba Libraries, reference collection space is at a premium and, increasingly, electronic ...
Referencing a website the APA way
After completing this interactive tutorial you will be able to create a proper American Psychological Association (APA) reference for a webpage. This flash tutorial requires a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher.
The New England Collaborative Data Management Curriculum Pilot at the University of Manitoba: A Canadian Experience
(University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2014)
Canada’s federal funding agencies are following the directions of funding agencies in the United States and United Kingdom, and will soon require a data management plan in grant applications. The University of Manitoba ...
Building a Community of Practice for Research Data Services: Experience of CLIR/DLF E-Research Peer Network & Mentoring Group
(Digital Library Federation, 2014-10)
From March to October 2014, eight academic libraries in the United States and Canada participated in the CLIR/DLF E-Research Peer Networking & Mentoring Group (ERPNMG), a program that aimed at encouraging and building a ...
The art nouveau book designs of Talwin Morris
This article provides an overview of Morris' career, placing his work within the context of technological changes in bookbinding. The article concludes that Morris' designs signify the popularity of Art Nouveau and its ...
Academic law libraries and self-represented litigants
Self-represented litigants are growing in numbers and they are a concern in every sector of the legal community. These citizens use public institutions to do their legal research. In this article, I focus on academic ...
Library Space and Signage Kindness Audits: What Does Your User See?
(Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 2016)
This paper presents an overview of how the University of Manitoba Libraries adapted the concept of a "kindness audit" to identify and document space, usability, and signage concerns and successes across all 20 system ...
Competency Culture: An Innovative String of Pearls to Deliver Health Information to Nurses
Objective: To support Manitoba nurses in their new professional requirement to maintain competency. Setting: The College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM) requires that licensed, practicing nurses in the province ...
Changes to Library of Congress Subject Headings Related to Indigenous Peoples: for use in the AMA MAIN Database
(Unpublished, 2015. Revi)
Additions, changes and deletions to the Library of Congress Subject Headings relating Indigenous peoples. These changes were created for use by the Association of Manitoba Archives in their MAIN database of Manitoba archival ...