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Libraries and Publishing 3.0: Student Views from the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, The University of British Columbia


(Ottawa, October 30, 2008) The Canadian Association of Special Libraries and Information Services (CASLIS) is pleased mark Canadian Special Libraries Day with the publication of Libraries and Publishing 3.0: Student Views from the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, The University of British Columbia.

This CASLIS Occasional Paper features research papers written by graduate students from the University of British Columbia's School of Library, Archival and Information Studies. Based on the theme of the 2008 Canadian Library Association Conference - "Libraries and Publishing 3.0: Connecting Authors to Readers in the Digital Age" - the papers were delivered at a session sponsored by CASLIS.

Libraries and Publishing 3.0: Student Views from the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, The University of British Columbia includes:

- Historical Collections 2.0: From Information to Understanding by Tania Alekson
- Digital Copyright and Indigenous Cultural Ownership by Erin M. Abler
- The Impact of the Open Access Movement for Scholars in India by Natalie Porter
- The Past, Present and Future of Scholarly Communication in Ornithology by Christina Struik
- Google Scholar: An Outcast in the Library World by Mê-Linh Lê

Visit the CASLIS website < http://www.cla.ca/caslis/CASLIS-Paper-01.pdf > to download a copy of the occasional paper.

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