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Who Thinks What About Research? Academic Librarian Research According to Librarians, Faculty, and Collective Agreements
Research is an important component of academic librarianship. Often required for promotion and tenure, research is integral to the practice of evidence-based librarianship. This session will review a study of the perceptions ...
Collective Agreements and the Freedom for Librarians to Research
The ability to conduct and disseminate research on any topic, even a politically sensitive one, is a component of academic freedom. The collective agreements, which govern the rights and responsibilities of librarians, of ...
Small Projects Add Up: Doing Research as a Sessional Librarian
(Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), 2020)
This chapter discusses the scaling of a research project to fit within a sessional librarian position, and to align with the assigned duties thereof. As well, this chapter discusses the process of developing a small-scale ...
A Pilot Study Examining the Perceptions of Academic Librarians as Researchers According to Academic Librarians
(Alberta Library Conference, 2014)
This pilot study explored the perception of academic librarians as researchers and academics according to academic librarians themselves. Previous research acknowledges the tendency of relations between librarians and ...
Health Professionals’ Awareness of Predatory Journals
(Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA), 2018-06-16)
Introduction: Predatory journals have become a serious problem in recent years; they threaten to compromise the integrity of medical literature by introducing poor quality material into the academic record. Librarians and ...
It's a poster about posters: how an in-person literacy poster session went online
(American Libraries Association Conference (ALA ’21), 2021-06-24)
The University of Manitoba’s science librarians developed a three-credit, second-year course entitled “Information Skills for the Sciences” that was delivered for the first time in the fall of 2020. The culminating project ...