Submission deadlines for the fall/winter issue are included below. 


Dear Readers:

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 access articles and items of interest.

Submission deadlines for the Fall/Winter issue are as follows:

Peer-reviewed sections -- July 31, 2013

Other sections -- September 30, 2013

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Thank-you for the continuing interest in our work.

David Fox

Librarian Emeritus, University of Saskatchewan Editor-in-Chief

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Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research Vol 8, No 1 (2013) Table of Contents

Editor's Comments


In This Issue

        David Fox

Innovations in Practice


Searching HathiTrust: Old Concepts in a New Context

        Eamon P. Duffy

Beyond Open Source Software:  Solving Common Library Problems Using the Open Source Hardware Arduino Platform

        Jonathan Younker,       Tim Ribaric

Paws for a Study Break: Running an Animal-Assisted Therapy Program at the Gerstein Science Information Centre

        Allison Bell

Theory and Research


Seeing Through the Eyes of Students: Participant Observation in an Academic Library

        Linda Bedwell,  Caitlin S. Banks

Mining Legal and Business Resources on Canadian Banking

        Rajiv Johal,    Maryvon Côté

Information Seeking in Context: Results of Graduate Student Interviews

        Marg Sloan,     Kim McPhee

Academic Librarian Competency as Defined in the Library and Information Science Journal Literature of 2001‒2005 and 2011

        Jennifer Lyn Soutter

Evolution of Various Library Instruction Strategies: Using Student Feedback to Create and Enhance Online Active Learning Assignments

        Marcie Lynne Jacklin,   Keely Robinson

Conference Spotlight


Get Published! Straight Talk from the Editors at  Partnership

        David Fox,      Mary Kandiuk,   Ann Smith

Professional Development


Web-based Citation Management Systems: Which One Is Best?

        Michael Steeleworthy,   Pauline Theresa Dewan

Media/Publication Reviews


Book Review: Public Libraries and Resilient Cities

        Jeff Barber

Book Review: Digital Curation: A How-To-Do-It Manual®

        Brett Lougheed

Book Review: Conducting the Reference Interview: A How-to-Do-It Manual for Librarians.

        Margaret Sampson

Book Review: Introduction to Information Science

        Michael Quinn Dudley

Book Review: The World's Strongest Librarian

        Stephen Abram

Book Review: Game On! Gaming at the Library

        Kari Zinkhan

Book Review: Cybrarian Extraordinaire: Compelling Information Literacy Instruction

        Ian Murray Fraser

Book Review: Leadership in Libraries: A Focus on Ethnic-Minority Librarians

        Kim Stymest

Book Review: The Extreme Searcher’s Internet Handbook: A Guide for the Serious Searcher

        Melissa Scanlan



Profile: Petra Mauerhoff

        Petra Mauerhoff

Profile: Michelle Lake

        Michelle Lake

Profile: Jocelyn Paquette

        Jocelyn Josey Paquette

Profile: Andrea Reck

        Andrea Reck



The Curious Case of Academic Publishing

        Michael Quinn Dudley

Engaging Patrons:  Fight Back on the 2011–2012 Toronto Budget and Beyond

        Maureen O'Reilly