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Academic Integrity

New white paper on plagiarism

I quickly noted the publication of a white paper on plagiarism by Unplag, a plagiarism detection software company: The complete guide to discouraging plagiarism: https://unplag.com/materials/free-plagiarism-guide/book.pdf The also offer a blog which is somewhat laced with self-promoting corporate topics (but hey, that is to be expected). Lire la suite

Copyright Gamification Librarianship

Support our project to get indie digital games in libraries

Suivez l’évolution de ce projet: http://www.culturelibre.ca/tag/knight/ Follow the evolution of this project here: http://outfind.ca/tag/knight/ I am really excited to share with you Concordia’s own Technoculture Art and Games’ (TAG) submission for the Knight Foundation’s News Challenge, here is the link: https://www.newschallenge.org/challenge/how-might-libraries-serve-21st-century-information-needs/submissions/play-at-your-leisure The goal is to get digital games from small (aka indie) studios into libraries. […] Lire la suite

Concordia University Copyright

Some readings on Copyright

I am giving a lecture on copyright this afternoon and here is the list of preparatory material I submitted to the class: Canadian Intellectual Property Office page on Copyright: http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/eng/h_wr00003.html The “CCH” case on fair dealing: CCH Canadian Ltd. v. Law Society of Upper Canada, [2004] 1 SCR 339, 2004 SCC 13 (CanLII), <http://canlii.ca/t/1glp0> retrieved […] Lire la suite

Credits

Publication Le présent site est publié par Olivier Charbonneau (O.Charbonneau@concordia.ca), bibliothécaire à l’Université Concordia. Les contenus sont hébergés sur les serveurs de la Chaire de l’Université de Montréal en droit de la sécurité et des affaires électroniques au Centre de recherche en droit public de l’Université de Montréal, 3101 Chemin de la Tour, à Montréal, QC, au Canada. Ce […] Lire la suite

Blended Learning Information Technology Presentation Software

Preferences toward screencasting

Here is an the abstract of an interesting article looking at student prefeferences between lecture capture versus screencasting published in the International Journal of E-Learning and Distance Education: Students’ Preferences for Types of Video Lectures: Lecture Capture vs. Screencasting RecordingsAlaa Sadik Abstract The use of online videos as a supplement to traditional lectures or as […] Lire la suite

Gamification Research

Indie Games Licensing for Libraries Presentation

Aussi en français: http://www.culturelibre.ca/tag/knight/ Follow the evolution of this project here: http://outfind.ca/tag/knight/ Here is the presentation I will be delivering to the Knight Foundation about the Indie Games Licensing for Libraries project. This slide explains the main idea behind the project, namely connecting indie developers with libraries through a series of copyright contracts, also called […] Lire la suite

Gamification Information Technology Outfind.ca

Meet Alice, the first digital gaming kit for libraries

Aussi en français: http://www.culturelibre.ca/tag/knight/ Follow the evolution of this project here: http://outfind.ca/tag/knight/ Above is a picture of our prototype, codename Alice for a few reasons: it is our “alpha” or A prototype; Alice, in encryption circles, tries to talk to Bob; and it is a “clin-d’oeil” to Lisa, Apple’s first computer with a graphical interface […] Lire la suite