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 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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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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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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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

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Data-informed Open Education Advocacy: A New Approach to Saving Students Money and Backaches, Sydney Thompson, Lillian S. Rigling, Will Cross, and John Vickery

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The Open Textbook Toolkit: Seeding Successful Partnerships for Collaboration between Academic Libraries and University Presses, Mira Waller, William M. Cross, and Lillian S. Rigling

Submissions from 2016

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The Academic Data Librarian Profession in Canada: History and Future Directions, S Vincent Gray and Elizabeth Hill

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Impact of Librarians on Reporting of the Literature Searching Component of Pediatric Systematic Reviews, Deborah L. Meert-Williston, John Costella, and Nazi Torabi

The Drs. James L. and Margaret Whitby Music Collections, Music Library, the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada., Lisa Rae Philpott

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Tribute: In Memory of Cheryl Martin, Lisa Rae Philpott

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Tribute: In Memory of Jane Pearce Baldwin., Lisa Rae Philpott

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

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Historical map digitization in libraries: Collaborative approaches for large map series, Cheryl Woods, Sarah Simpkin, Jason Brodeur, Amber Leahey, Colleen Beard, and Sharon Janzen

Submissions from 2015

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Open Access Funds: Getting a Bigger Bang for Our Bucks, Bobby Glushko, Crystal Hampson, P L. Moore, and Elizabeth Yates

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Academic Data Library Services in Canada over Time, S Vincent Gray and Elizabeth Hill

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Incretin-Based Medications for Type 2 Diabetes: An Overview of Reviews, Kelly Hatch

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Collaborative Approaches to the Management of Geospatial Data Collections in Canadian Academic Libraries: A Historical Case Study, Leanne Trimble, Cheryl Woods, Francine Berish, Daniel Jakubek, and Sarah Simpkin

Submissions from 2014

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Examining Success: Identifying Factors that Contribute to Research Productivity Across Librarianship and Other Disciplines, Kristin Hoffmann, Selinda Adelle Berg, and Denise Koufogiannakis

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SELWYN DEWDNEY FONDS, Amanda Jamieson

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Analyses of Mentoring Expectations, Activities and Support in Canadian Academic Libraries, Elizabeth Marshall and Marni Harrington