58 Library and Information Science

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Last update: Sep 25/20


Mantra: Research Data Management Training  by University of Edinburough (CC BY)

MANTRA is a free, online non-assessed course with guidelines to help you understand and reflect on how to manage the digital data you collect throughout your research. It has been crafted for the use of post-graduate students, early career researchers, and also information professionals.


This is a British Columbia created resource.Academic Integrity  by Ulrike Kestler (CC BY-NC-SA)

An interactive approach to conveying the values of academic integrity, clarifying the meaning of plagiarism, and introducing the basics of citations, quoting and paraphrasing.

The Discipline of Organizing – 4th Professional Edition  by Robert J. Glushko (CC BY-NC)

Organizing is a fundamental issue in library and information science, computer science, systems analysis, informatics, law, economics, and business. This book analyzes these different contexts and disciplines to propose a discipline of organizing that applies to all of them; the 4th edition builds a bridge between organizing and data science. It reframes descriptive statistics as organizing techniques, expands the treatment of classification to include computational methods, and incorporates many new examples of data-driven resource selection, organization, maintenance, and personalization.

Got a minute? Instruction tune-up for time pressed librarians  by alisonhicks0 and LIS Students, University of Denver. Edited by Alison Hicks. (CC BY-NC-SA)

No time to catch up? Try these short and informative essays that have been written on a wide variety of library instruction topics and with the busy practitioner in mind.


The British Library YouTube Channel  by The British Library (CC BY)

Videos from the British Library, the national library of the United Kingdom.

This chapter is adapted from Library and Information Science in OER by Discipline Directory by Edited by Lauri M. Aesoph and Josie Gray.


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