The research explored through Western Libraries Presentations examines the interests of both library stakeholders and librarians themselves while highlighting new programs and movements within academic libraries. Topics include open access, collaboration and management, statistics and evaluation, and library software.

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Submissions from 2018

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Stories of Active Teaching: Embedding Civic Engagement in our Practice, Tom Adam, Colleen A. Burgess, Kim McPhee, Leanne Olson, and Christy Sich

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It’s all in the Relationships: A Liaison Role for Librarian-Publishers, Emily Carlisle and Kristin Hoffmann

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Open By Default? Concept-Mapping Our Way to Open Access Consensus, Emily Carlisle, Lillian S. Rigling, Joanne Paterson, and Courtney L. Waugh

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"This was actually fun!": Engaging users in conversations about digital literacy, Madisson Goldhawk, Erin Johnson, and Lillian S. Rigling

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Evidence-based IL Program Proposals: Engaging in Curriculum Mapping to Re-envision Instructional Practice, Liz Mantz, Kim McPhee, and Christy Sich

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Embedded Research Guides: Are they doing what students want?, James Seale and Alison Wetheral

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Making Usage Stats Usable: Evaluating Usage Stat Tools and Maximizing Excel/Pivot Tables, Alie Visser, Melissa Seelye, Samuel Cassady, and Debbie Collard

Submissions from 2017

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Our Difference is Our Strength: Collaboration and Creativity in Co-Creating System Wide Information Literacy Learning Outcomes, Tom Adam, Colleen A. Burgess, Kim McPhee, and Christy Sich

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Reclaiming Your Digital Privacy: An Interactive Workshop, Erin Johnson and Melissa Seelye

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Inspiring Innovation in Library Services, Erin Johnson and Alison Wetheral

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Mind the Gap: Curating Digital Commons Metadata for SHARE, Lisa Palmer, Emily Stenberg, Wendy C. Robertson, and Joanne Paterson

Submissions from 2016

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Using map interfaces to visualize and access archival resources: results of a survey of North American archives, Tom Belton

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Data and Maps in Reference and Reflections on working in Public and Technical Services, Lindsay Bontje

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The Library is Our Lab: The Case for Print Books in an Academic Library, Peggy Ellis and Fran Gray

Submissions from 2015

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The Library is Our Lab: The Case for Print Books in an Academic Library, Fran Gray and Peggy Ellis

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Leveraging Resources Across Units and Universities to Address Academic Literacies and Research Skills in Ontario Graduate Students, Melanie Mills and Elan Paulson

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ADR Presentation: Open Access, Joanne Paterson

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Scholarship@Western & Open Access: What's in it for me?, Joanne Paterson

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A New Approach to Evaluating Information: A Reflection on RADAR, Kevin Tanner and Kim McPhee

China and the Far East – Research and Scholarship, Michael White and Shiyi Xie

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Altmetrics Concepts and Practices, Janice Winkler

Submissions from 2014

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Copyright & Western Libraries, Tom Adam

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Author Rights Workshop, Tom Adam, Monica Fazekas, Bruce Fyfe, and Joanne Paterson

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A Positive Latitude - Georeferencing and Archives, Tom Belton

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Seeking an Identity: The Portrayal of Archivists in Film, Anne Daniel and Amanda Oliver