These publications, written by Western Libraries’ librarians and researchers, examine information storage, sharing and retrieval along with the academic librarians’ roles in relation to stakeholders and institutions. Topics include digitization, library management, open access, and researcher needs.

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Submissions from 2022

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Information Seeking Behaviors, Attitudes, and Choices of Academic Physicists, Ian D. Gordon, Debbie Chaves, Dylanne Dearborn, Shawn Hendrikx, Rebecca Hutchinson, Christopher Popovich, and Michael White

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Complex and Varied: Factors Related to the Research Productivity of Academic Librarians in the United States, Kristin Hoffmann, Selinda Adelle Berg, Kristine R. Brancolini, and Marie R. Kennedy

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Digitizing and cataloging a corporate annual reports collection: a Canadian perspective, Alie Visser, Elizabeth Marshall, and Joyce Cheung

Submissions from 2021

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“Just Like When I Was a Liaison”: Applying a Liaison Approach to Functional Library Models, Kristin Hoffmann and Emily Carlisle-Johnston

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Keep@Downsview: an evolving shared print project, Heather McMullen, Liz Hayden, Harriet Rykse, Caitlin Tillman, Louise White, and Wade Wyckoff

Submissions from 2020

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Unbundling practice: the unbundling of big deal journal packages as an information practice, Samuel Cassady, Catherine Anne Johnson, and Asen O. Ivanov

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Survey Research: Useful, Valuable Findings Require Hard Work, Kristin Hoffmann and Selinda Berg

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Keep@Downsview: An Evolving Shared Print Project, Harriet Rykse

Submissions from 2019

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Using GIS and Mapping Tools to Access and Visualize Archival Records: Case Studies and Survey Results of North American Archivists and Historians, Tom Belton

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Conceptions of Research Among Academic Librarians and Archivists, Lise Doucette and Kristin Hoffmann

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Matching Made in Heaven: Collections and Metadata Collaboration for Print Preservation, Alie Visser, Erin Johnson, and Christina Zoricic

Submissions from 2018

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Collaboratively Creating a Programmatic Information Literacy Strategy: Challenges and Opportunities, Tom Adam, Colleen A. Burgess MA MLIS, Kim McPhee, Leanne Olson, and Christy Sich

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Identifying research support needs of members of the canadian health libraries association / association des bibliothèques de la santé du canada, Sandy Campbell, Kelly Hatch, and Nazi Torabi

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Information Literacy Instruction in Canadian Undergraduate Science Education 2000–2015:/L'apprentissage des compétences informationnelles dans l'enseignement des sciences au premier cycle au Canada 2000–2015: A Literature Review/revue de la littérature, Linda Dunn and Shiyi Xie

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Cost and quality of life of overlooked eye care needs of children, Monali S. Malvankar-Mehta, Ryan Wilson, Erik Leci, Kelly Hatch, and Sapna Sharan

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Online Chat Reference: Question Type and the Implication for Staffing in a Large Academic Library, Debbie Meert-Williston and Rachel Sandieson

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In Pursuit of Equity: Applying Design Thinking to Develop a Values-Based Open Access Statement, Courtney L. Waugh, Emily Carlisle, and Lillian S. Rigling

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Chaos as Creativity, Catherine E. Wilkins

Submissions from 2017

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Engaging Faculty and Reducing Costs by Leveraging Collections: A Pilot Project to Reduce Course Pack Use, Nelly Cancilla, Bobby Glushko, Stephanie Orfano, and Graeme Slaght

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Standards Collection Development and Management in an Academic Library: A Case Study at The University of Western Ontario Libraries, Linda Dunn and Shiyi Xie

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RxTx and Micromedex, Shawn Hendrikx and Kelly Hatch

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Understanding Factors that Encourage Research Productivity in Academic Librarians, Kristin Hoffmann, Selinda Berg, and Denise Koufogiannakis

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Making Shared Print Management Happen: A Project of Five Canadian Academic Libraries, Tony Horava, Harriet Rykse, Anne Smithers, Caitlin Tillman, and Wade Wyckoff

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Here, there and everywhere: an analysis of reference services in academic archives, Amanda Oliver, Amanda Jamieson, and Anne Daniel

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Documentation as Data Rescue: Restoring a Collection of Canadian Health Survey Files, Kristi Thompson