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 2009

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Rough Waters: Navigating Hard Times in the Scholarly Communication Marketplace, Adrian K. Ho

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Measuring Quality in Chat Reference Consortia: A Comparative Analysis of Responses to Users’ Queries, Deborah L. Meert and Lisa M. Given

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Tent: A Case Study in Pitching the Academic Library to Incoming Undergraduate Students, Melanie Mills and Marisa Mitchell

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A Comparative Evaluation of EBSCO Business Source Complete and ProQuest ABI/Inform, Nicole Nolan

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Harnessing the Power of Education Research Databases with the Pearl-Harvesting Methodological Framework for Information Retrieval, Robert W. Sandieson, Lori C. Kirkpatrick, Rachel M. Sandieson, and Walter Zimmerman

Submissions from 2008

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Library Roles in Disaster Response: An Oral History Project by the National Library of Medicine, Robin M. Featherstone, Becky J. Lyon, and Angela B. Ruffin

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Making the Switch from Print to Online: Why, When and How?, Adrian K. Ho and Joe Toth

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Library Research Skills: A Needs Assessment for Graduate Student Workshops, Kristin Hoffmann, Fred Antwi-Nsiah, Vivian Feng, and Meagan Stanley

Submissions from 2007

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Content Recruitment for Institutional Repositories (IR’s), Adrian K. Ho and Joe Toth

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Cancon on the Web: A Survey of Freely-Available Musical Canadiana, Lisa Rae Philpott

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MLA in Pittsburgh, PA, Lisa Rae Philpott and Suzanne Meyers Sawa

Submissions from 2006

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MLA in Memphis, Tennessee, Lisa Rae Philpott

Submissions from 2005

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Open Access Webliography, Adrian K. Ho and Charles W. Bailey Jr.

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MLA in Vancouver, B.C., Lisa Rae Philpott

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Music Librarianship, Lisa Rae Philpott and Monica Fazekas

Submissions from 2004

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Interpreting Workplace Learning in Terms of Discourse and Community of Practice, Adrian K. Ho

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MLA in Washington, DC, Lisa Rae Philpott

Submissions from 2003

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Information Literacy for Music Librarians: Pre-Conference Workshop at MLA 2003, Monica Fazekas

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CAML/CUMS Conference at Dalhouse University, May 38-31, 2003, Lisa Rae Philpott

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Emusicquest: The Music-In-Print Series. Compiled by Donald Reese, Lisa Rae Philpott

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MLA in Austin, Texas, Lisa Rae Philpott

Submissions from 2002

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MLA in Las Vegas, Lisa Rae Philpott

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MLA in Las Vegas, February 18-22, 2002, Lisa Rae Philpott

Submissions from 2001

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MLA in NYC, Lisa Rae Philpott

Submissions from 2000

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MLA at Louisville, Kentucky, Lisa Rae Philpott