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The new issue has something for everyone.  The topics this time range from

medical and business resources, archives, rural services, academic

research, online book clubs, information literacy, collection development

and much much more, along with 10 book reviews and our new and improved

profile section.


We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit our web

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Thanks for the continuing interest in our work,

Jennifer Richard

Acadia University

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Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and


Vol 2, No 2 (2007)

Table of Contents


Editor's Comments


The Ins and Outs of the Peer Review Process

            Jennifer Richard


Innovations in Practice


Adding Archival Finding Aids to the Library Catalogue: Simple Crosswalk or

Data Traffic Jam?

            Geoff Brown,      Kathryn Harvey


Breaking the Mould:  How Re-examining the Allocation Formula Led to the

Creation of a Dynamic Role for the University's Librarians

            Terrence Paris


Archon: A Unified Information Storage and Retrieval System for Lone

Archivists, Special Collections Librarians and Curators

            Scott W. Schwartz,        Christopher J. Prom,      Christopher A. Rishel,    Kyle J. Fox


Theory and Research


Saskatchewan Residents’ Use of The Cochrane Library

            Dorothy Anne Forbes,    Christine Neilson, Janet Bangma, Jennifer

Forbes, Daniel Fuller, Shari Furniss


The Scholarship of Canadian Research University Librarians

            David Fox


The Availability of MeSH in Vendor-Supplied Cataloguing Records, as Seen

Through the Catalogue of a Canadian Academic Health Library

            Pamela S. Morgan


Faculty Motivations: An Exploratory Study of Motivational Factors of

Faculty to Assist with Students’ Research Skills Development

            Laurie Morrison


Assessment of Business Information Access Problems in Uganda

            Constant Okello-Obura,  Mabel K. Minishi-Majanja, Linda Cloete,   J.R.



Conference Spotlight


It Takes a Library to Raise a Community

            Marjatta Asu,     Leanne Clendening


Book Buzz: Online 24/7: Virutal Reading Clubs and What We've Learned About


            Catherine AuYeung,       Sheila Dalton,    Sandra Gornall


Media/Publication Reviews


Critique littéraire: Contester le silence, contester la censure.

            Barbara Ann Bourrier-LaCroix


Book Review: The Virtual Reference Handbook: Interview and Information

Delivery Techniques for the Chat and E-mail Environments

            Cees-Jan de Jong


Book Review: Information Literacy Collaborations that Work

            Laura Emery


Book Review: Introduction to Public Librarianship by Kathleen de la Pena


            Sarah J. Gladwell


Book Review: Making the Writing and Research Connection with the I-Search

Process: A How-To-Do-It Manual. 2nd edition.

            Janet L. Goosney


Book Review: Adult Learners Welcome Here: A Handbook for Librarians and

Literacy Teachers

            Brenda A Livingston


Book Review:  Storytimes ... Plus!

            Linda Ludke


Book Review: Sing a Song of Storytime

            Alice Moore


Book Review: The Medical Library Association Guide to Cancer Information:

Authoritative, Patient-Friendly, Print and Electronic Resources

            Susan M. Murray


Book Reivew - Managing Student Assistants by Kimberly Burke Sweetman

            Corey Redekop




A New Format for the Profiles Section

            Virgina Wilson


Profile: Patricia Hayward


Profile: Adrian Johnson


Profile: Els Kushner


Profile: Susan Murray


Profile: Christine Sheppard




Promoting Professionalism, and Academic Librarianship: Observations on the

Marketing of the M.L.S.

            Brian Cameron,  Cecile Farnum


News and Announcements


Library Association News from Across Canada

            Leeanne Morrow


Library Book Rate Awareness Campaign 2007 / Campagne de sensibilisation au

Tarif postal des livres 2007

            Laura Emery,     Annie Bélanger


Initiative for Equitable Library Access

            Trisha Lucy


WILU 2008 Announcement and Second Call for Papers

            Majorie Mitchell


Children's Book Authors Honoured

            Leeanne Morrow


Grey Highlands Public Library Digitisation Project

            Jess Posgate