Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

EBLIP is an open access, peer reviewed journal that is published quarterly, hosted by the University of Alberta Learning Services, and supported by an international team of editorial advisors. The purpose of the journal is to provide a forum for librarians and other information professionals to discover research that may contribute to decision making in professional practice. EBLIP publishes original research and commentary on the topic of evidence based library and information practice, as well as reviews of previously published research (evidence summaries) on a wide number of topics.

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Vol 9, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents


The Evidence of Change Abstract HTML PDF
Alison Brettle 1-2
Editorial Responsibilities HTML PDF
Alison Brettle 3


Effects of Mentioning the Incentive Prize in the Email Subject Line on Survey Response Abstract HTML PDF
Robert Janke 4-13

Review Articles

The Life and Times of Aboutness: A Review of the Library and Information Science Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Sophie Rondeau 14-35

Evidence Summaries

Google Scholar Retrieves Twice as Many Relevant Citations as PubMed and Provides Greater Full-Text Access for Quick, Clinical Nephrology Searches Abstract HTML PDF
Diana K. Wakimoto 36-38
Plagiarism Curricula May Reduce Need for Punitive Plagiarism Education Abstract HTML PDF
Robin E. Miller 39-41
Varying Student Behaviours Observed in the Library Prompt the Need for Further Research Abstract HTML PDF
Maria Melssen 42-44
Ethnographic Study at a Music Library Found Students Prefer Short Stopovers and Longer Solitary Study Abstract HTML PDF
Dominique Daniel 45-47
First Year Medical Students Use Library Resources Emphasized During Instruction Sessions Abstract HTML PDF
Laura Newton Miller 48-50
Frequent Internet Users May Prefer More Health Care Information and Participation in Decision-Making Abstract HTML PDF
Eamon C. Tewell 51-53
Reading Faculty’s Research Publications Helps to Determine Which Professors to Target for Data Services Abstract HTML PDF
Giovanna Badia 54-55
UK Library and Information Science Research is Having a Significant Influence on Research in Other Subject Disciplines Abstract HTML PDF
Mathew Lee Stone 56-58

Using Evidence in Practice

Evidence for Removal of a Reference Collection in an Academic Health Sciences Library Abstract HTML PDF
Linda Seale, Trish Chatterley, Marlene Dorgan 59-61


The Evolution of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Part III: Revitalizing the Profession through EBLIP Abstract HTML PDF
Jonathan D. Eldredge 62-73

EBL 101

Research Methods: Triangulation Abstract HTML PDF
Virginia Wilson 74-75


PhD Studentships at University of Salford, United Kingdom Abstract HTML PDF
Alison Brettle 76

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