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Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research Vol 3, No 2 (2008)

Table of Contents


Editor's Comments


Shouting from the Rooftops

            Jennifer Richard



Innovations in Practice


IM a Librarian: Extending Virtual Reference Services through Instant

Messaging and Chat Widgets

            Linda Bedwell, Denyse Rodrigues,      Lawrence J. Duggan,   Stanislav Orlov Subject Guides: Maintaining Subject Guides Using a Social

Bookmarking Site.

            Edward M. Corrado


University of Waterloo's Historical Air Photo Digitization Project

            Eva Dodsworth


Drop-In Clinics for Environmental Science Students

            Marcie Lynne Jacklin,  Karen Bordonaro



Theory and Research


Webpages on copyright in Canadian academic libraries: practices and


            Tony G Horava


Top languages in global information production

            Sergey Lobachev



Conference Spotlight


Information Literacy Through Digital Games

            Jerremie Clyde,           Chris Thomas



Professional Development


Solutions for Subject Guides

            Donald Moses, Jennifer Richard


New Talking Avatars on the MSVU Library Website

            Hilary Skov-Nielsen



Media/Publication Reviews


Book Review: Leading and Managing Archives and Records Programs

            Jennifer Isobel Bobrovitz


Book Review: KidzCat : A How-to-do-it Manual for Cataloging Children's

Materials and Instruction Resources

            Deanne Buck


Book Review: The Librarian's Guide to Graphic Novels for Children and


            Jennifer Virginia Draper


Book Review: Creating your Library’s Business Plan: a How-To-Do-It Manual

® with Samples on CD-ROM

            Jane Catherine Duffy


Book Review: Answering Consumer Health Questions

            Laura Emery


Book Review: Enhancing Teaching and Learning: A Leadership Guide for School

Library Media Specialists

            Tiina Anne Payson





Profile: William Badke



Profile: Amy Knifton



Profile: Lisa Mallette



Profile: Ted Sharp






Navigating our days in the culture of distraction

            Tony G Horava



News and Announcements


Library Association News from Across Canada

            Leeanne Morrow


Alberta Association of College Librarians Celebrates its 35th Anniversary

            Cari Merkley


Alberta's Libraries. Books and beyond.

            Janis Galloway


Bibliothèque Saint-Jean, U of A, collaborates with the Provincial Archives

of Alberta.

            Tatiana Usova


New Graduate Program for Library Leaders

            Leeanne Morrow


New Director Appointed to Digital Library

            Janis Galloway


2009 Northern Exposure to Leadership Institute (NELI)

            Leeanne Morrow




Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research