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Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research has just published its latest issue at <> 


We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit our web site to review articles and items of interest.


Thanks for the continuing interest in our work,



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Acadia University

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Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research Vol 2, No 1 (2007)



Table of Contents


Editor's Comments


Welcome Back!

            Jennifer Richard



Innovations in Practice


Vers un modèle d'évaluation des collections d'écoles catholiques

élémentaires dans l'Ontario français

            Monique Lucie Brûlé


Building an Undergraduate Book Approval Plan for a Large Academic Library

            Denise Koufogiannakis,  Sandy Campbell,           Fred Ziegler



Theory and Research


Library Liaison with non-academic units: a new application for a

traditional model

            Candice C Dahl


Cash Cow: User Fees in Alberta Public Libraries

            Jason Hammond


Empowering the physician-patient relationship: The effect of the Internet

            Pearl Jacobson


Confidence, Visual Research, and the Aesthetic Function

            Stan Ruecker


Academic Librarian Competency: A Description of Trends in the Peer-Reviewed

Journal Literature of 2001-2005

            Jennifer Lyn Soutter



Professional Development


Becoming Teacher-Librarian 2.0

            Anita Mary Brooks Kirkland


Social Tools: More than Just a Good Time?

            Jenn Horwath


Using WordPress for our Library Blogs

            Greg Sennema



Media/Publication Reviews


Book Review: The Information Commons Handbook

            Cees-Jan de Jong


Book Review: The Center for Intellectual Property Handbook

            Peter D. James


Book Review: Connecting With Reluctant Teen Readers.Tips, Titles and Tools

            Janet M Johnson





Randy Reichardt:  Blog Master and  Engineering Librarian Extraordinaire

            Sandra M Campbell


Tara Johnson, Library Technician for Sunrise Health Region

            Christine Neilson


Margy MacMillan: Livin' the Library Life

            Michelle F Sinotte





Librarianship and the Culture of Busy

            Pam Ryan,        Denise Koufogiannakis



News and Announcements


News from the Provincial, Regional and Territorial Library Associations of


            Della Paradis


Northern Alberta Health Libraries Association (NAHLA) News

            Orvie Dingwall