books

Measuring User Engagement

Measuring User Engagement

User engagement refers to the quality of the user experience that emphasizes the positive aspects of interacting with an online application and, in particular, the desire to use that application longer and repeatedly. User engagement is a key concept in the design of online applications (whether for desktop, tablet or mobile), motivated by the observation that successful applications are not just used, but are engaged with.

Encyclopedia of archival science

Encyclopedia of archival science

UBC iSchool Professor Luciana Duranti has recently edited an Encyclopedia of Archival Science. The Encyclopedia features 154 entries, which address every aspect of archival professional knowledge. These entries range from traditional ideas (like appraisal and provenance) to today’s challenges (digitization and digital preservation). Congratulations Dr. Duranti!

Financial Analysis and Risk Management: Data Governance, Analytics and Life Cycle Management

Financial Analysis and Risk Management: Data Governance, Analytics and Life Cycle Management

UBC iSchool Associate Professor Victoria Lemieux’s latest publication takes a look at the Global Financial Crisis and the weakness of financial records.

The Canada IFLA adventure

The Canada IFLA adventure

The Canada IFLA adventure: 85 years of Canadian participation in the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, 1927 to 2012. By Judith Saltman With Contributions from Dan Gillean, Kathleen Jamie McCarthy, Myron Groover, Jack J. Unrau, and Rachel Balko.

Managing Records in Global Financial Markets: Ensuring Compliance and Mitigating Risk

Managing Records in Global Financial Markets: Ensuring Compliance and Mitigating Risk

Edited by Lynn Coleman, Victoria L. Lemieux, Rod Stone, and Geoffrey Yeo This timely book fully explores current regulatory, legal, and governance issues associated with managing records in global banking and finance businesses. It offers strategies and examples of best practice to meet the record-keeping challenges in corporate and commercial banking enterprises operating in global […]

E-learning Theory & Practice

E-learning Theory & Practice

In ‘E-learning Theory and Practice’, the set out different perspectives on e-learning. The book deals with the social implications of e-learning, its transformative effects, and the social and technical interplay that supports and directs e-learning.

The Library Book: A History of Service to British Columbia

The Library Book: A History of Service to British Columbia

By Dave Obee Foreword by Sarah Ellis. Introduction by Iona Campagnolo” Distinguished Alum, Sarah Ellis has written the forward for the recently released, The Library Book: A History of Service to British Columbia. The range of years explored in various levels of detail is broad, beginning with descriptions of small book collections that accompanied eighteenth-century […]

Fishtailing

Fishtailing

UBC iShool alum Wendy Phillips recently won the Governor General Literary Award for her book Fishtailing. A graduate of The Masters of Children’s Literature program, Fishtailing started out as an assignment for her writing for Children course. Congratulations, Wendy Phillips!

Picturing Canada: A history of Canadian Children’s Illustrated Books and Publishing

Picturing Canada: A history of Canadian Children’s Illustrated Books and Publishing

Congratulations to UBC ischool Professor Emeritus Judith Saltman on the publication of Picturing Canada: A History of Canadian Children’s Illustrated Books and Publishing.