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Faculty Resource Guide

This libguide provides information on a wide range of issues of relevance to faculty including how to link to library resources, what you can and cannot put into Moodle, Open Content Sites, and Information about new Scholarly Communication Hubs.

Trends in Information, Scholarly Communication and Educational Resources

Keeping up with the world of Information is a full-time job (aka being a Librarian).  It also is critical to the work of Faculty at a University. Consequently, the library has created this libguide to provide assistance with:

  • Copyright & Course Packs - and in particular how to provide students with access to course materials
  • Open Access, Open Educational Resources and Open Data
  • Important Trends in Scholarly Communication including information regarding the role librarians are playing in supporting emerging developments
  • Information Literacy Information Courses and Information Literacy Tools
  • Information on How to Embed Videos in Course Sites
  • Creative Commons Licensing
It is hoped that you will bookmark this site and use it to learn all about information trends impacting your Teaching and Research.

Important Higher Education Resources for Scholars 


University Affairs

Source for news and information about higher education in Canada. Some content is free (in particular there are news feeds and links to other sites) and anything not freely available can be read in the library's copy of University Affairs.

Chronicle of Higher Education

Some articles are only for subscribers, but some are free.  This publication is also in the library if you want to read the articles for subscribers.


Canadian Association of Univerity Teachers puts out news, publications and advocacy issues that discuss issues in higher education from the perspective of educators and that impact educators. They were the leading critic of the the Federal Government's decision to decimate Library and Archives Canada. 


EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology.

Inside Higher Ed

For a broad look at events impacting higher education, this news source is good. 

Academic's Top 10

Daily listing of the top 10 stories impacting higher education.  Has good list of stories about Canda.

TED Talks

Series of broadcast talks by leaders in their fields of knowledge. Its motto is "Ideas Worth Spreading".

Horizon Project

The NMC Horizon Project charts the landscape of emerging technologies for teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. Famous for annual reports on Trends in Higher Education



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Carmen Kazakoff-Lane
Carmen Kazakoff -Lane, Scholarly Communications Librarian
John E. Robbins Library - ( LB 2-19 )
270-18th Street
Brandon, Manitoba
R7A 6A9

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