Conceptualizing Academic Librarians’ Teacher Identity

8 July 2024 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Mark Aaron Polger. Over the last year, I have been working on my research study for my doctoral dissertation for my PhD in education. My research interests include faculty–academic librarian relationships and faculty perceptions about the educational role of academic librarians. Since teaching is a core function of academic librarians’ responsibilities, […]

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Information Literacy: How much is enough for library students?

24 June 2024 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Morgan Adle. It wasn’t until I started managing the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Program at the University of Maryland that I started to think deeply about information literacy (IL). I wondered if my students had the IL skills needed to be great librarians and how we even know […]

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The Thomas Peters Project: The Life and Journey of a Black Atlantic Revolutionary

17 June 2024 Contributor Blog
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Cover Image: Thomas Peters’ certificate of freedom, New York Port, permission of Dr. Afua Cooper.  Written by guest blogger Dr. Afua Cooper. In January 1792, Black Loyalist leader Thomas Peters led, and was part of the vanguard of, 1,196 Black people who departed Canada on 15 ships bound for Freetown, Sierra Leone. The Black Loyalists […]

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Revise and Resubmit

10 June 2024 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Justin Sulsky. I am grateful that the Journal of Education Human Resources, published by the University of Toronto Press, accepted my article titled “Barriers to Teacher Diversity in a Predominantly White District.” The article discusses how district practices may have prevented the diversification of the teaching staff, despite the district administrators […]

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Beyond the Battlefield Podcast: Mobilizing Knowledge within the Military Family Community — A Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Podcast Series.

7 May 2024 Contributor Blog
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by Nicholas Held, PhD Podcasting is recognized as an interactive forum that brings together communities of people from diverse backgrounds (Harter, 2019). These may include researchers, professionals, families, the public, as well as interested partners from industry, academia, government, and the non-profit sector. In health research, in particular, the way people access and engage in […]

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Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation, and Prevention Month

23 April 2024 Contributor Blog
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April marks Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation, and Prevention Month, a time to reflect on the history of genocide and the imperative to protect fundamental human rights and dignity for all. In honour of this time, University of Toronto Press invites you to engage with recent research from Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies and Genocide Studies […]

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We Must Not Neglect the Humans in Veterinary Medicine

15 April 2024 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Margaret Brosnahan. As a scholar, diving into unexplored territory is always exciting and rewarding, but introducing new ideas to colleagues can be frightening. It was with this combination of excitement and trepidation that I sent off my paper entitled “Life, Death, and Humanity in Veterinary Medicine: Is it Time to Embrace […]

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Navigating Liver Health: Non-Invasive Biomarkers in Screening for Esophageal Varices

8 April 2024 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Giada Sebastiani. Introduction: In the realm of liver health, our recent study has uncovered insights into the screening of esophageal varices (EV) in people living with hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), or the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The study’s findings underscore the benefits for both medical practitioners and the broader […]

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Still Walking: Memories of Participatory Pandemic Theatre

1 April 2024 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Jacob Pittini. Somehow it has already been four years since the COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed life as we know it, including what it meant to see theatre, or even to go for a walk. Since the spring of 2020, many of these changes have gradually been reversed. For some time now […]

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Celebrate World Theatre Day with #FreetoRead Theatre Articles

27 March 2024 Contributor Blog
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Happy World Theatre Day! Established by the International Theatre Institute in 1961, it commemorates the global significance of theatre and pays tribute to all individuals contributing to its realm, including actors, playwrights, and directors. Join the University of Toronto Press (UTP) in marking this occasion by delving into an extensive array of theatre and performance […]

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