LIS 504 (2001 Fall - Section 001) - Guest speaker materials

This page will be used for lists of readings recommended by the guest speakers.

Items on reserve in the Graduate Resource Centre will be marked with *.

Recent issues of a number of journals may be found in the GRC's non-circulating periodical collection. Recent issues of Information Technology and Libraries can also be accessed via the ProQuest Direct-ABI/Inform-Global Research database on the Western Libraries Website. Copies of some books referred to may be found in the GRC's non-circulating monograph collection.

If recommended materials are not available, you may investigate other materials authored by the guests as a basis for your questions.

Cathy Maskell

"Familiarize yourselves with the concept of library consortia, how they operate and what they do." "Think about how you could do research on how being part of consortia groups affects academic libraries. We will try and have a class discussion about this." (C.M.)

Carole Farber

" Increasingly, the Internet figures in the researchscape. Qualitative research is being carried out on human interactions with and within the virtual spaces. In addition to looking at qualitative methodologies for conducting research carried out in archives, documents/texts, and f2f, we will take a look at the emerging issues of conducting such research online and/or within internet communities." (CF) You may also want to look at some items listed in or at

Gaile McGregor

Lynne McKechnie


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