Library and Information Science

Dr. Susan Parker – Beyond Borges: Telling Tales of Future Libraries

Dr. Susan Parker – Beyond Borges: Telling Tales of Future Libraries

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by UBC iSchool. In the post-print information era, how do libraries manage scholarly information? Academic libraries have developed alongside technology, but technology is now changing the structures of information creation, dissemination, retrieval, and preservation. The use of technology in and by libraries, and by […]

AABC Webcast Roundtable: Audiovisual Records in a Digital Age

AABC Webcast Roundtable: Audiovisual Records in a Digital Age

AABC Webcast Roundtable: Audiovisual Records in a Digital Age The AABC is pleased to partner with the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC to present our 7th webcast roundtable on “Audiovisual Records in a Digital Age”. Motion picture films and audio and video recordings are found in every archival collection. These visual records play an […]

Dr. Melanie Feinberg, Factotem: What Is Information Access For?

Dr. Melanie Feinberg, Factotem: What Is Information Access For?

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the UBC iSchool. Abstract: In this talk, I seek to understand what we mean by information access, and what it means to provide information access in a responsible way. Specifically, I examine the idea of facts. How should providers of information deal with […]

Language reconstruction and strengthening community: the role of archival resources

Language reconstruction and strengthening community: the role of archival resources

Daryl Baldwin is a citizen of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Director of the Myaamia Center at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. The Myaamia Center is a unique collaborative effort supported by the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Miami University in Oxford, Ohio for the purpose of advancing the language and cultural needs of […]