Research by librarians at Leddy Library covers a broad range of topics in the area of library and information science. This includes information literacy, library research culture, trends in electronic publishing, library systems and more.

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Submissions from 2017

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Finding Boomer Harding: An Autoethnography about History, Librarianship, and Reconnecting, Heidi LM Jacobs

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Questioning the Past and Possible Futures: Digital Historiography and Critical Librarianship, Heidi Jacobs and Calin Murgu

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Open Access Policies and Academic Freedom: Understanding and Addressing Conflicts, Dave Johnston

Submissions from 2016

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Valuing Librarianship: Core Values in Theory and Practice, Selinda Berg and Heidi LM Jacobs

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Time to Adopt: Librarians’ New Skills and Competency Profiles, Pascal Vincent Calarco, Birgit Schmidt, Iryna Kutchma, and Kathleen Shearer

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The Paradox of Privacy: Revisiting a Core Library Value in an Age of Big Data and Linked Data, D. Grant Campbell and Scott R. Cowan

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Falling out of Praxis: Reflection as a Pedagogical Habit of Mind, Heidi LM Jacobs

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Core Competencies for 21st Century CARL Librarians (CARL Competencies) Survey Results: unpublished, Jennifer Soutter and Jennifer Soutter

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The Core Competencies for 21st Century CARL (Canadian Association of Research Libraries) Librarians: through a neoliberal lens, Jennifer Soutter and Jennifer Soutter

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Introduction to Databrarianship: The Academic Data Librarian in Theory and Practice, Kristi Thompson and Lynda Kellam

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Library of Cards: Reconnecting the Scholar and the Library, Mita Williams

Submissions from 2015

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Making a Third Space for Student Voices in Two Academic Libraries, James Elmborg, Heidi LM Jacobs, Kelly McElroy, and Robert L. Nelson

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By Librarians, For Librarians: A Blueprint for the CARL Librarian's Research Institute, Heidi Jacobs and Selinda Berg

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Making a Third Space for Student Voices in Two Academic Libraries, Heidi LM Jacobs, James Elmborg, Kelly McElroy, and Robert Nelson

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Ease of Use and Usefulness as Measures of Student Experience in a Multi-Platform E-Textbook Pilot, Dave Johnston, Selinda Berg, Karen Pillon, and Mita Williams

Submissions from 2014

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By Librarians, For Librarians: The Development of the Librarians’ Research Institute, Selinda Berg and Heidi Jacobs

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Interview in Critical Journeys: How 14 Librarians Came to Embrace Critical Practice, Heidi Jacobs

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Pedagogies of Possibility Within the Disciplines: Critical Information Literacy and Literatures in English, Heidi Jacobs

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Engaged Scholarship: Collaborative Research Between Librarians and LIS Faculty, Heidi Jacobs and Selinda Berg

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Giving Voice to Students as Literacy Practice, Heidi Jacobs, James Elmborg, Robert L. Nelson, and Kelly McElroy

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Counting What Cannot be Counted: Bringing the Humanities to EBLIP, Heidi Jacobs and Denise Koufogiannakis

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Finding strength(s): Insights on Canadian Aboriginal physical cultural practices., Victoria Paraschak and Kristi Thompson

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Do Open Access Electronic Theses and Dissertations Diminish Publishing Opportunities in the Sciences?, Marisa L. Ramirez, Gail McMillan, Joan T. Dalton, Ann Hanlon, Heather S. Smith, and Chelsea Kern

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Preparing for work in Canadian Academic Libraries: The Library Student Perspective, Mark Weiler, Sarah Guay, and Scott R. Cowan

Submissions from 2013

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Academic Librarians and Research: A Study of Canadian Library Administrator Perspectives, Selinda Adelle Berg, Heidi LM Jacobs, and Dayna Cornwall

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Research Questions and the Research Question: What Are We Teaching When We Teach Research?, Heidi Jacobs

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Minding the Gaps: Exploring the Space Between Vision and Assessment in Information Literacy Work, Heidi LM Jacobs

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By Librarians, For Librarians: Building a Strengths-Based Institute to Develop Librarians' Research Culture in Canadian Academic Libraries, Heidi LM Jacobs and Selinda Adelle Berg

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Notice Board, Dave Johnston and Adrian van den Hoven

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Open Access Week 2013, Dave Johnston and Yayo Umetsubo

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Do Open Access Electronic Theses and Dissertations Diminish Publishing Opportunities in the Social Sciences and Humanities? Findings from a 2011 Survey of Academic Publishers, Marisa L. Ramirez, Joan T. Dalton, Gail McMillan, Max Read, and Nan H. Seamans

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Grinding the Gears: Academic Librarians and Civic Responsibility, Lisa Sloniowski, Patti Ryan, and Mita Williams

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Academic Librarian Competency as Defined in the Library and Information Science Journal Literature of 2001–2005 and 2011, Jennifer Soutter

Submissions from 2012

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Leadership and Shaping Your Identity as a New Librarian, Dave Johnston

Submissions from 2011

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Everyone's dressed the same": pre-clerkship medical students learn who's who on the healthcare team., Selinda Adelle Berg and Roma M. Harris

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Not on the Same Page: Undergraduates' Information Retrieval in Electronic and Print Books, Selinda Adelle Berg, Kristin Hoffmann, and Diane Dawson

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Reconnecting Information Literacy Policy with the Core Values of Librarianship, Heidi LM Jacobs and Selinda Adelle Berg

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The application of intelligent agents in libraries: a survey, Guoying Liu

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Access to serials: integrating SFX with Evergreen open source ILS, Guoying Liu and Huoxin Zheng

Submissions from 2010

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Posing the Wikipedia 'Problem': Information Literacy and the Praxis of Problem-Posing in Library Instruction, Heidi LM Jacobs

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Something to Talk About: Re-thinking Conversations on Research Culture in Canadian Academic Libraries, Heidi LM Jacobs, Selinda Adelle Berg, and Dayna Cornwall

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Collaborative Print Repositories: A Case Study of Library Directors' Views, Cathy Maskell Dr., Jennifer Soutter, and Kristina Oldenburg

Submissions from 2009

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The indexing of scholarly open access business journals, Katharine Ball

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Integrating Research into LIS Field Experiences in Academic Libraries, Selinda Adelle Berg, Kristin Hoffmann, and Diane Dawson

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Transforming the One-Shot Library Session into Pedagogical Collaboration: Information Literacy and the English Composition Classroom., Dale Jacobs and Heidi Jacobs

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ERM system implementation in a consortium environment, Guoying Liu

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Chinese Graduate Students and the Canadian Academic Library: A User Study at the University of Windsor, Guoying Liu and Danielle Winn

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Data in Development: An Overview of Microdata on Developing Countries, Kristi Anne Thompson

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Torturing Nurses With Data: Building a Successful Quantitative Research Module, Kristi Anne Thompson

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Chinese localisation of Evergreen: an open source integrated library system, Qing Zou and Liu Guoying

Submissions from 2008

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Information Literacy and Reflective Pedagogical Praxis, Heidi LM Jacobs

Submissions from 2007

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Academic Librarian Competency: A Description of Trends in the Peer-Reviewed Journal Literature of 2001-2005, Jennifer Soutter

Submissions from 2005

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Changing Gears, Facing Fears: Leadership in Transition, Karen Pillon

Submissions from 2004

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A Reference Model for Providing Statistical Consulting Services in an Academic Library Setting, Kristi Anne Thompson and Daniel M. Edelstein

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Social Life of Digital Reference: What the Technology Affords, Mita Williams

Submissions from 2002

Maria Susanna Cummins' London Letters: April 1860, Heidi LM Jacobs

Submissions from 2000

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"Well, seriously, Flora, what can we women do?" Sentimentalism, Suffrage and Reform in Lillie Devereaux Blake's Fettered for Life, Heidi Jacobs