Monthly Archives: May 2009

Montreal – May 2009

Two years ago I was brushing the grit of Newfoundland bluestone off my shoes when I attended the CLA conference in St. John`s. Now, at CLA 2009 in Montreal I’m marveling at the Montreal greystone buildings such as Notre-Dame Basilica. … Continue reading

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Canadian Library Association Conference 2009 – Montreal – Itinerary

Canadian Library Association web site: http://www.cla.ca Friday May 29, 2009 8:30 am – 5:00 pmResource Description and Access – From Rules to Entities: Cataloguing with RDA Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec475, boul. De Maissonneuve EstMontreal, QC Detailed agenda: http://tsig.wikispaces.com/Detailed+agenda+-+Pre-conference+2009Continue reading

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Wikipedia Hoax and Information Literacy Skills

This story, Wikipedia hoax points to limits of journalists’ research, is another indicator of the importance of information literacy skills, especially in an era of struggle for journalists and newspapers. http://arstechnica.com/media/news/2009/05/wikipedia-hoax-reveals-limits-of-journalists-research.ars

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Wikipedia Kids

Apr. 6, 2009. The Confederation of University Faculty Associations has issued a press release on a survey that indicates that students are less prepared for university education than they were in 2005.   Growing problems cited with new first-year students … Continue reading

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