Canadian Books in Print, 2006: Author and Title Index. Marian Butler, ed. Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2006. 1610p. $199.00. ISBN 0-8020-4052-7.

Author: Shannon Graff Hysell

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1591585252

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For the past three decades, ARBA has kept librarians up to date on the latest reference materials by providing high-quality, critical reviews. The 2007 edition of ARBA continues this great tradition by providing users with access to 1,600-plus reviews of both print and online resources, written by more than 400 academic, public, and school librarians who are experts in their field. With coverage of nearly 500 subject disciplines, ranging from the social sciences and humanities to science and technology, users are guaranteed to find information on the latest resources available in the areas they are most trying to expand their collection. With ARBA in hand, collection development librarians can manage their library's high standards of quality, and make the best use of their budget.
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Canadian Books in Print 2006

Canadian Books in Print 2006

CBIP is constantly referred to by order librarians, booksellers, researchers, and all those involved in book acquisition.

Author: Marian Butler

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ISBN: 0802040535

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1600

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CBIP is constantly referred to by order librarians, booksellers, researchers, and all those involved in book acquisition.
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Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences Sixth Edition

Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences  Sixth Edition

3.14 Canadian Books in Print: Author and Title Index. toronto: University of toronto press, 1975–2006. annual. Continues Canadian Books in Print. toronto: ...

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838911846

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 488

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Prepared in collaboration with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated, revised, and expanded edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print and electronic resources in the health sciences, helping librarians find the answers that library users seek. Included are electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, trustworthy electronic-only resources, and resources that library users can access from home or on the go through freely available websites or via library licenses. In this benchmark guide, the authors Include new chapters on health information seeking, point-of-care sources, and global health sources Focus on works that can be considered foundational or essential, in both print and electronic formats Address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections When it comes to questions involving the health sciences, this valuable resource will point both library staff and the users they serve in the right direction.
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Reference and Information Services

Reference and Information Services

General Catalogue of Printed Books to 1975. ... –2006. Annual. Canadian Catalogue of Books: Published in Canada, about Canada, as well as Those Written by ...

Author: Richard E. Bopp

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781591583745

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 743

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Reflecting the dramatic changes shaped by rapidly developing technologies over the past six years, this new fourth edition of "Reference and Information Services" takes the introduction to reference sources and services significantly beyond the content of the first three editions. In Part I, Concepts and Processes, chapters have been revised and updated to reflect new ideas and methods in the provision of reference service in an era when many users have access to the Web. In Part II, "Information Sources and Their Use," discussion of each source type has been updated to encompass key resources in print and on the Web, where an increasing number of freely available sources join those purchased or licensed by libraries. A number of new authors are contributors to this new edition, bringing to their chapters their experience as teachers of reference and as practitioners in different types of libraries. Discussions of services in Part I integrate digital reference as appropriate to each topic, such as how to conduct a reference interview online using instant messaging. Boxes interspersed in the text are used to present scenarios for discussion, to highlight key concepts, or to present excerpts from important documents. Discussions of sources in Part II place more emphasis on designing effective search strategies using both print and digital resources. The chapter on selection and evaluation of sources addresses the changing nature of reference collections and how to evaluate new types of sources. Each chapter concludes with an updated list of additional readings to guide further study. A new companion website will provide links to Web-accessible readings and resources as well as additional scenarios for discussion and example search strategies to supplement those presented in the text.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Quill Quire

Quill   Quire

In 2006 , The Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium - an association of
B.C. public school districts - launched a process for co - operatively ... Canadian
English novels on the 2008 ERAC - approved list include Stanley Park by
Timothy Taylor , Crow Lake by Mary Lawson , King Leary by ... For publishers , e -
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Category: Book industries and trade

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Canadian Books in Print Author and Title Index

Canadian Books in Print  Author and Title Index

Clan Macpherson ( 0-9735416 ] Clan Macpherson Association - Canadian Branch c / o Carol MacPherson 411 - 693 Windermere Rd . London , Ontario NSX 2P1 Tel ...

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Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 00688398

Category: Canada Imprints

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The Governor General s Literary Awards of Canada

The Governor General   s Literary Awards of Canada

(TE20-2006.p) Issued in paperback; ISBN 1-897109-04-0, print run not announced; DESIGN CREDIT Doowah Design; PRINTED BY Marquis Book Printing, Canada; ...

Author: Andrew David Irvine

Publisher: University of Ottawa Press

ISBN: 9780776627410

Category: Reference

Page: 460

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The definitive bibliography of Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Awards Alice Munro, Michael Ondaatje, Margaret Atwood, Antonine Maillet, Carol Shields, Marie-Claire Blais, Gilles Vigneault... For over three quarters of a century, the Governor General’s Literary Awards have been instrumental in recognizing many of Canada’s best authors, illustrators and translators. The result is impressive: between 1936 and 2017, 705 titles have been recognized with this prestigious award. With careful attention to detail, Andrew Irvine presents the history and evolution of the Awards and extols their importance for the careers of authors, illustrators and translators, as well as for the development of Canada’s national literature. The heart of the book contains the first comprehensive bibliography of the awards, including the first list of winning books organized according to their historically correct award categories; information about five books wrongly omitted from previous lists of winning titles; detailed information about award ceremonies, film adaptations and jury members; and other key information. This is a seminal work that belongs on the shelf of every scholar and every lover of Canadian literature. This book is published in English. - Une bibliographie incontournable des Prix littéraires du Gouverneur général du Canada Alice Munro, Margaret Atwood, Antonine Maillet, Carol Shields, Marie-Claire Blais, Michael Ondaatje, Gilles Vigneault... Les écrivains canadiens sont depuis longtemps encensés sur la scène nationale comme à l’échelle mondiale, et les Prix du Gouverneur général jouent un rôle clé dans la reconnaissance de certains de nos meilleurs auteurs, illustrateurs et traducteurs. La liste est impressionnante : ce prestigieux prix a récompensé 705 oeuvres entre 1936 et 2017. Avec un souci minutieux au détail, Andrew Irvine présente l’histoire et l’évolution des Prix et vante leurs vertus indispensables à la carrière des écrivains et des traducteurs ainsi que dans l’élaboration d’une littérature nationale au Canada. Cette bibliographie est la toute première recension complète des Prix littéraires du Gouverneur général et donne des renseignements détaillés au sujet des cérémonies, des adaptations cinématographiques, des membres des jurys ainsi que d’autres informations clés. Le livre présente aussi une copie exhaustive et exacte de données bibliographiques tirées d’archives, une première dans le monde de l’édition. En somme, une référence incontournable. Ce livre est publié en anglais.
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Guide to Microforms in Print 2006

Guide to Microforms in Print 2006

1971-99 - 9 - Can $ 40.00y - ( publ suspended during 1995/96 . combined
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Micromedia [ 410 ] Canadian fiction magazine see Canadian fiction The
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Author: K G Saur Books

Publisher: K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company

ISBN: 3598117124

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1431

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The Flying Years

The Flying Years

2nd ed. Vol. 2. Erin: Porcupine's Quill, 2006. Print. McCourt, Edward. The Canadian Westin Fiction. Toronto: Ryerson P, 1949. Print. McLaren, Angus.

Author: Frederick Niven

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

ISBN: 9781771120753

Category: Fiction

Page: 344

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Originally published in 1935, Frederick Niven’s The Flying Years tells the history of Western Canada from the 1850s to the 1920s as witnessed by Angus Munro, a young Scot forced to emigrate to Canada when his family is evicted from their farm. Working in the isolated setting of Rocky Mountain House, Angus secretly marries a Cree woman, who dies in a measles epidemic while he is on an extended business trip. The discovery, fourteen years later, that his wife had given birth to a boy who was adopted by another Cree family and raised to be “all Indian” confirms Angus’s sympathies toward Aboriginal peoples, and he eventually becomes the Indian Agent on the reserve where his secret son lives. Angus’s ongoing negotiation of both the literal and symbolic roles of “White Father” takes place within the context of questions about race and nation, assimilation and difference, and the future of the Canadian West. Against a background of resource exploitation and western development, the novel queries the place of Aboriginal peoples in this new nation and suggests that progress brings with it a cost. Alison Calder’s afterword examines the novel’s depiction of the paternalistic relationship between the Canadian government and Aboriginal peoples in Western Canada, and situates the novel in terms of contemporary discussions about race and biology.
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The Canadian Federal Election of 2006

The Canadian Federal Election of 2006

Printed on recycled paper. www.dundurn.com Dundurn Press 3 Church Street, Suite 500 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Gazelle Book Services Limited White Cross Mills ...

Author: Jon H. Pammett

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781770702387

Category: Political Science

Page: 288

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The Canadian Federal Election of 2006 is a comprehensive analysis of all aspects of the campaign and election that ended the 12-year Liberal reign in Canadian politics and saw the House of Commons shift from one minority government to another. The chapters, composed by leading political writers, commentators, and pollsters, examine the strategies, successes, and blunders of the major players — the Conservatives, Liberals, New Democrats, Bloc Québécois, and Greens — and also explore the role of the media coverage and the performance and influence of public opinion polls. Special features in this definitive volume explore the way candidates are nominated and the changes in the legislation governing Canadian federal elections. Finally, the book includes a detailed analysis of voting patterns and the rate of voter participation.
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Canadian Publishers Directory

Canadian Publishers  Directory

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Category: Book industries and trade

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American Reference Books Annual

American Reference Books Annual

Author: Bohdan S. Wynar

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015066128086

Category: Reference books

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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.
Categories: Reference books

The Perilous Trade

The Perilous Trade

"Book Publishing in Canada, 1946-2006" Roy Macskimming ... 216 Canadian Books in Print, 108, 202 Canadian Bookseller, 120 Canadian Booksellers Association, ...

Author: Roy Macskimming

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

ISBN: 9781551992617

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

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A book that will fascinate and inform readers who love Canadian writing “Publishing Canadian books has always been an experiment. Like the great experiments of building a transcontinental railway and a national broadcasting system, it constitutes one of the nation’s defining acts. Publishing, after all, is a people’s way of telling its story to itself.” –from the Introduction Part cultural history, part personal memoir, this accomplished, sweeping, yet intimate book demonstrates that the story of Canadian publishing is one of the cornerstones of our literary history. In The Perilous Trade, former publisher, literary journalist, and industry insider Roy MacSkimming chronicles the extraordinary journey of English-language publishing from the Second World War to the present. During a period of unparalleled transformation, Canada grew from a cultural colony fed on the literary offerings of London and New York to a mature nation whose writers are celebrated around the world. Crucial to that evolution were three generations of book publishers – mavericks, gamblers, entrepreneurs, political activists, and true believers – sharing a conviction that Canadians need books of their own. Canadian publishing has long made headlines -be it Jack McClelland’s outrageous publicity stunts, American takeovers, the collapse of venerable imprints, or bold political moves to ensure the industry’s survival. Roy MacSkimming takes us behind the headlines to draw memorable portraits of the men and women who built Canada’s literary renaissance. With a novelist’s eye for character and incident, he weaves their tangled relationships with authors, agents, booksellers and each other into a lively narrative rich in anecdote and revealing personal recollection. Canadian publishers large and small have nurtured a literature of extraordinary diversity and breadth, MacSkimming argues, giving us English Canada’s greatest cultural achievement.
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The Metaphor of Celebrity

The Metaphor of Celebrity

Print. Goldman, Marlene. Rewriting Apocalypse in Canadian Fiction. ... University of Toronto Quarterly 75.2 (2006): 645–55. Print. Grant, Douglas. “Critic.

Author: Joel Deshaye

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9781442646612

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 264

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The Metaphor of Celebrity is an exploration of the significance of literary celebrity in Canadian poetry. It focuses on the lives and writing of four widely recognized authors who wrote about stardom -- Leonard Cohen, Michael Ondaatje, Irving Layton, and Gwendolyn MacEwen -- and the specific moments in Canadian history that affected the ways in which they were received by the broader public. Joel Deshaye elucidates the relationship between literary celebrity and metaphor in the identity crises of celebrities, who must try to balance their public and private selves in the face of considerable publicity. He also examines the ways in which celebrity in Canadian poetry developed in a unique way in light of the significant cultural events of the decades between 1950 and 1980, including the Massey Commission, the flourishing of Canadian publishing, and the considerable interest in poetry in the 1960s and 1970s, which was followed by a rapid fall from public grace, as poetry was overwhelmed by greater popular interest in Canadian novels." -- Publisher website.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Collection Program in Schools Concepts and Practices 5th Edition

The Collection Program in Schools  Concepts and Practices  5th Edition

Canadian Books in Print: Author and Title Index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1975 2006. ISSN 00688398. Annual. Contains more than 52,000 titles ...

Author: Kay Bishop

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781610693721

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 263

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This practical text provides all the information and direction beginning school librarians need to develop and manage multiformat collections. • Additional readings of current articles and helpful websites at the end of each chapter • An appendix containing a comprehensive listing of annotated resources • Sample forms for collection development policies and procedures
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Ultra Libris

Ultra Libris

Policy, Technology, and the Creative Economy of Book Publishing in Canada ... 201 Statistics Canada, Service Industries Division, Book Publishers, 2006 ...

Author: Rowland Lorimer

Publisher: ECW Press

ISBN: 9781770902909

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

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Reflecting cultural, political, and technological changes, this detailed exploration of Canadian book publishing displays trends of the industry from the last 50 years. Against the backdrop of historical highlights, the book dives into modern events in book publishing, focusing on the explosion of national book publishing in the 1970s and detailing the sparring match between the industry and government during the 1970s through the 1990s. While industry and government policy both aimed at national survival in the face of globalization, the book documents how, beginning in the mid-1990s, Ontario established an emphasis on financial stability for the cultural sector accompanied by stimulants to encourage participation in domestic and international markets. This new vision laid the foundation for and anticipated the growing recognition of the creative economy worldwide. Coinciding with that recognition came an embrace of technology not just as a business catalyst, but also as a transformative medium for expression with the potential to change the nature of both book publishing and human understanding. Finally, the text concludes with a discourse on the future of books and book publishing, not only in Canada but in the world as a whole.
Categories: Business & Economics

By the Skin of His Teeth

By the Skin of His Teeth

A58SB9 2006 jC813'.54 C2006-WI507-4 Cons.il d*s Arts Canada Council du Canada for ... Printed and bound in Canada www.dundurn.com Dundum Press Gazelle Book ...

Author: Ann Walsh

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 1550026348

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 153

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In 1870 British Columbia, racial tensions run high when a Chinese man is found stabbed to death. Ted MacIntosh must fight to reveal the truth.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction