Author Archives: Karen Keiller

About Karen Keiller

I am the University Librarian at Lakehead University.

Ontario Open Access: Accelerating Science

I’ve posted a short report from the Ontario Open Access symposium on the Lakehead University Library Blog.

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Zotero Workshop

At UNBSJ we run a workshop series for faculty and staff . This week I’ll be doing a workshop on Zotero. Several years ago I attended the Zotero Evangelists training on the University of Washington campus, and have been a quiet … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance: LibQual Results after a Move to a Commons

I recently attended  The 7th Annual Canadian Learning Commons Conference, June 9-11, 2014, Hosted by Bishop’s University at the Delta Hotel Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec.  It was an excellent conference, the first time I had attended. Excellent keynote speakers, and it was delightful … Continue reading

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Master of your Own Technological Destiny

A few years ago, maybe I read or heard  it somewhere else, a question popped into my head “Do you want to be master of your own technological destiny”. If the answer is yes, then the solution is open source. … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Waffles

Before my son was diagnosed with celiac disease a few years ago waffles were a staple in our house. You can tell by the page from my Fannie Farmer cookbook. I threw out the “poisoned” waffle iron and didn’t make … Continue reading

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IFLA in Finland 2012

I just got back from the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) 2012 in Helsinki, Finland. Since I was flying IcelandAir, I decided to tack on some vacation at the beginning of the trip and I spent 2 days in Reykjavik, … Continue reading

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Update from an Apple event

I recently attended an Apple event in Halifax. So I confess I was disappointed that they didn’t hand out new iPads, but the information was good! The most important thing I learned was not really what the event was about, … Continue reading

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