Dean Giustini, Francisco Jose Grajales, Daniel Hooker Using Social Media to Promote Evidence-Based Practice: A Primer on Blogs, Wikis & Twitter . Cochrane Canada 9th Annual Symposium, Vancouver B.C., February 16-17, 2011. http://www.slideshare.net/giustinid/cochrane-social-media-workshop-2011

Stanton, Ralph.  “Rare books at UBC”.  Arts Wednesdays 2011 Lecture Series at Robson Square. February 9, 2011.


Andrews, Susan and Woodcock, Linda.  “RDA Unveiled”.  Friday, October 15, 2010, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Burnaby Public Library.                         https://www.bcla.bc.ca/page/events/ezlist_event_c3c0b4fa-a867-4a29-a0e5-91ed74aa707f.aspx?_s=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bcla.bc.ca%2Fpage%2Fevents.aspx



Eshghi, Shirin and Langton, Nina. “Digital Games for Languages and Cultures: Collections and Curriculum”. Japan Studies Association of Canada Annual Conference, UBC, September 30 – October 3, 2010.

Eshghi, Shirin. “Japanese Resources on Gender and Sexuality: Exposing What’s Hidden”. Japan Studies Association of Canada Annual Conference, UBC, September 30 – October 3, 2010.

Giustini, Dean “An Introduction to Health and Medical Reference Questions” BC Library Association.  Nanaimo, BC. November 25, 2010.


Yuen, Eleanor.  “The reconstruction of Chinese Canadian Identities across the Pacific: Personal Narratives and Collective Memories” at the 4th International Conference of Institutes and Libraries for Chinese Overseas” in Guangzhou, PRC.  https://circle.ubc.ca/bitstream/handle/2429/12539/Reconstruction_of_Chinese_Canadian_Identities.pdf?sequence=1


Eugene Barsky and Kevin Lindstrom. “Portable Science: Podcasting as an Outreach Tool for a Large Academic Science and Engineering Library”. Second International m-libraries Conference. Vancouver, May 2010.  [cIRcle: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/10022]

Beck, Charlotte. Moderated the panel: “The Innovative Librarian”. Canadian Health Libraries Association Conference, Kingston, Ontario, June 2010.

Naslund, Jo-Anne.  “Examining Academic Library e-learning Support for Online Learners”. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference, Chania, Greece,  May 25-28, 2010 

Naslund, Jo-Anne and Tufts, Emily. “Crossing borders from research to practice with games-based library instruction”.  LOEX of the West 2010 Conference, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta June 10-12, 2010.

Naslund, Jo-Anne and Tufts, Emily.  “Get SMART with Games-Based Library Instruction”.  British Columbia Library Association Conference, Penticton, BC, April 22-24, 2010.

Rosseel, Trish and Goerzen, Jennifer. “Digital Tattoo: Highly Visible and Hard to Remove.            Presented_at:                                                                                                                                                                            BC Library Conference, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada, 22-24 April 2010.                                          2010 PNLA/WLA Conference, Victoria, BC, Friday, August 13, 2010.

Singh, Sandra.  “Librarians as Information Providers and Facilitators: The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre as a Model for the Expansion of the Role of Academic Libraries in University-Community Engagement.” “One Road In, Many Roads Out; Education as a Catalyst for Regeneration” Conference, University of Limerick, 2-4 June 2010.

Upcoming presentations:

Friesen, Margaret, Diers, Bailey and Zaher-Mazawi, Suher. “Towards Democratizing Library Data: Data Management and Sharing in the Institutional Repository”. Paper accepted for presentation at the ARL Library Assessment Conference, Baltimore, October 2010.



Beck, C. (June 9, 2010). The scoping study in physical therapy: application of traditional systematic review guidelines to an emerging methodology.  Paper presented at the Canadian Health Libraries Association Conference in Kingston, Ontario.

Eshghi, S. (2010). Something for everyone: Japanese Resources for Language Learners at the University of British Columbia. (Exploring / Scrutinizing Our Collections Session). North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources Third Decade Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Kirchner J. (May 27, 2010). Scholarship in the Digital Age: Managing your author rights, copyright and changes in the system of scholarly communication.  Seminar for the 14th Annual TAG Institute, UBC Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth.


Eshghi, S. (2009). Teaching Research Methods at the Graduate Level.  Canadian Network for Japanese Studies Symposium. Edmonton, AB.

Eshghi, S. (2009). Locating Japanese-Language Materials in North America: Challenges and Strategies. UBC Institute for Asian Research, Centre for Japanese Research.



Andrews, S., Woodcock L., Schiff A.  (2010).  RDA. Game On! (Preconference session T5).  B.C. Library Conference, April 22, 2010.  Penticton, B.C.

Doyle, A. Martin Nakata’s Cultural Interface and Indigenous Standpoint Theory. UBC Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium.  (Mar 27, 2010)

Kirchner, J.   ACRL’s  Scholalry Communications 101 On-the-Road workshops.  Joy is one of ARL’s expert presenter on Scholarly Communications and was one of two experts hosting a half-day workshop in Lubbock, Texas on April 28, 2010. http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/issues/scholcomm/roadshow.cfm

Miller K.E., Taylor S.A., Beck C.A. (2010).  A Wimba Way, A Wimba Way. (Session F18).  B.C. Library Conference, April 23, 2010. Penticton, B.C.



Beck C.A., Harris S.R., Li L., Feehan D., MacIntyre D. (2009).  Locating elusive evidence: the scoping review in physiotherapy research.  Ann Rheum Dis, 68 (Suppl 3):772.  Paper presented at EULAR in Copenhagen June 2009.                                                                                        http://www.abstracts2view.com/eular/view.php?nu=EULAR09L_OP-0096-AHP

Ann Doyle. American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) – Special Interest Group – Classification Research (SIG-CR) Workshop. Vancouver, B.C. Co-convenor, Hope Olson, University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Indigenous Knowledge Organization Panel: Elder Larry Grant, Musqueam Nation; Dr. Cheryl Metoyer, University of Washington; Ann Doyle, (UBC Nov 6, 2009).

Ann Doyle. Martin Nakata’s Cultural Interface as a Theoretical Location for Indigenous Knowledge Organization. Ann Doyle, UBC Department of Educational Studies. (Nov 6, 2009).

Ann Doyle. Martin Nakata’s Cultural Interface: A theoretical location for Indigenous Knowledge Organization.UBC Indigenous Research Group. (Nov 12, 2009).

Ann Doyle. Doctoral Research Activities Update. UBC Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement (SAGE). (Nov 21, 2009).




Greg Rowell.  Making It Work: Putting One University Library’s Strategic Plan in Context for the Life Sciences Libraries.  Washington Medical Librarians Association (WMLA) Invited paper.  (March 26th, 2010)


Robert Janke, Kimberley Hintz, Margaret Friesen, Julie McKenna. From Data to Action – Library Services Assessment. BC Library conference, Burnaby BC.  (April 16, 2009)

Barbara Sobol Reconceptualizing “millennials”: Placing contemporary students in context. WILU 2009, Montreal (May 25, 2009)

Marjorie Mitchell. Satisfying My Curiosity – Learning from Student Feedback.  BC Library Conference. (April 18, 2009) 

Marjorie Mitchell.  Mirror Mirror on the Wall. WILU 2009. Montreal (May 26, 2009)

Melody Burton – Panel Discussion: Great Debate – Be It Resolved that Collaboration Between Academic and Public Libraries is a Waste of Resources. CLA Conference 2009, Montreal  (May 31, 2009)


Margaret Friesen.”Towards democratizing library data: data management and sharing in the institutional repository.” ARL Library Assessment Conference, Baltimore, MD. (Oct. 25-27, 2010)




Erin Fields. Shelving Books and Packing Heat – Images of Librarians as Freedom Fighters.
OLA 2010, Toronto, (February 26, 2010)



Barsky, E., Lindstrom K. and Greenwood A. Portable science: podcasting as an outreach tool for a large academic science and engineering library. The Second International m-Libraries Conference. Vancouver, BC, Canada. June 23-24, 2009

Erin Fields. Tutoring the Virtual Student – An Instructional Framework for Information Literacy Objectives in Chat Reference.
WILU 2009, Montreal (May 26, 2009)

Erin Fields. Preparing the Front Line – Designing a Training Program for new Librarians.
TRY Conference 2009, Toronto (May 5, 2009)

Erin Fields. Web 2.0 Workshops for Library Staff – Poster Session
OLA Super Conference 2009, Toronto (January 30, 2009)



Erin Fields. Scaffolding in Virtual Reference – Information Literacy Instruction in Chat Reference
LOEX of the West 2010, Calgary. June 11, 2010.

Simon Neame and Julie Mitchell. Learning Commons 2.0: Rethinking your Learning Commons and Implementing Change.   Canadian Learning Commons Conference at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario (June 18, 2010)



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