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    Education Books Identified for Weeding

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2017-04-06 Blog Tags: weeding | Weeding Project
    Attached is a list of books that have been identified for removal from the Education Library Collection. Please note that many of these titles were selected because they are duplicate copies, newer editions are available, condition is poor, and/or have low circulation statistics. If you have concerns or questions regarding any of these titles…
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    Books to be Weeded (J to JC 481)

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2017-03-31 Blog Tags: Weeding Project
    We have identified more books for weeding. All of the titles have been reviewed by faculty in Political Science. If you see anything that you feel should be put back on the shelves, please contact Deneen Dutchak (ddutchak@lakeheadu.ca) before April 14, 2017.
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    Books to be Weeded (HB Continued)

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2017-03-24
    Continuing with the weeding project, attached are lists with books identified for weeding. More HBs (Economic Theory). These titles have already been vetted by faculty in the Economics department.
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    Closed for Painting

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2017-03-23

    From Monday March 27 to Saturday April 1, 2017 the Education Library will be closed for painting.  We have made the following arrangements so that the library collections and services can be accessible to faculty and students:   

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    Books to be Weeded (HB - Economic Theory)

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2017-03-10 Blog Tags: weeding
    Continuing with the weeding project, attached are lists with books identified for weeding. They are in the HBs (Economic Theory).
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    Check to see if LI5002 is available

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2017-03-01 Blog Tags: LI5002
    Before you take a trip up to the 5th floor of Chancellor Paterson you can check the calendar to see if the room is available.
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    Books to be Weeded (HA and HB)

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2017-02-09 Blog Tags: weeding | statistics | economic theory
    Continuing with the weeding project, attached are lists with books identified for weeding. They are in the HAs (Statistics) and HBs (Economic Theory). The list has been approved by the relevant library representative. If you have any concerns please contact Karen Keiller (kkeiller@lakeheadu.ca).
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    Open Textbooks

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2016-10-24 Blog Tags: open | OER | Open Access Week | open textooks
    This week is Open Access Week. The theme this year is “Open in Action”. The theme challenges all of us to reflect on what we are doing to make sure our scholarly work is available to the world, without barriers, costs or restrictions. As a library we support open access by maintaining the Lakehead University Knowledge Commons and supporting…
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    Journal Cancellations

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2016-10-11 Blog Tags: journal cancellations | budget reductions
    After consultation with faculty-library representatives, we have identified 46 journal titles for cancellations, estimated to save the library over $30,000 in the 2016/17 fiscal year. List of cancellation candidates (need LU login to view) If you have any concerns with the cancellations please contact: Karen Keiller Univeristy Librarian…
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    Database and Journal Reductions 2016 Discussion Document

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2016-09-13 Blog Tags: journal cancellations | database cancellations | collections budget

    With the impact of the Canadian exchange rate and inflationary pressures the Library needs to make a reduction in our spending for collections of approximately $190,000. We have decided to target databases and individual journal subscriptions and to protect the budget for print monographs in 2016/17. 

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