EBLIP7 Conference Award Winners



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During the 7th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice conference (EBLIP7), delegates were encouraged to vote for their favourite paper and poster. Congratulations to the following People’s Choice Award winners!


EBLIP7 People's Choice Awards - Best Paper

First Place
Looking for InfoLit: Using Syllabi to Map Strategic Information Literacy Instruction
Katherine Boss, Long Island University, United States
Emily Drabinski, Long Island University,  United States

A Two-Way Second Place Tie
Putting a Sacred Cow out to Pasture: Assessing the Effect of Removing Fines and Reducing Barriers at an Academic Library
Kathleen Reed, Vancouver Island University, Canada
Jean Blackburn, Vancouver Island University, Canada
Daniel Sifton, Vancouver Island University, Canada

EBLIP in a Public Library: Assessment and Research at Edmonton Public Library
Soleil Surette, Edmonton Public Library, Canada
Laura Winton, Edmonton Public Library, Canada


EBLIP7 People's Choice Awards - Best Poster

First Place
Determining the Direction of an Information Literacy Program: Data Analysis Leads to the Creation of Online Learning Objects
Gail Strachan, Seneca College, Canada
Kathryn Klages, Seneca College, Canada
Maria Bordignon, Seneca College, Canada

Second Place
Culling the Herd in Hard Times: Implementing an Evidence-Based "Big Deal" Cancellation Support Tool at Vancouver Island University
Jean Blackburn, Vancouver Island University, Canada
Kathleen Reed, Vancouver Island University, Canada
Dana McFarland, Vancouver Island University, Canada

A Three-Way Third Place Tie
Navigating Uncharted Territory: Introducing EBLIP into a Department
Laura Newton-Miller, Carleton University, Canada

Studying Customers' Use of the Physical Space at Edmonton Public Library
Beth Wortman, Edmonton Public Library, Canada
Collaborating on Demonstrating Evidence of Student Learning in Undergraduate Literacy Instruction
Nancy Goebel, University of Alberta, Canada
Michelle Edwards Thomson, Red Deer College, Canada
Jessica Knoch, Grant MacEwan University, Canada

Sara Sharun, Mount Royal University, Canada


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