This volume draws together research documents and studies focusing on CBC Radio and CBC Digital and their role in creating awareness of Canadian-authored books. The documents provide context on the relative importance of different sources of awareness of books.
Also included is research material relating to the presence of Canadian materials in Canadian universities and colleges. The focus is on libraries.
There is also supplementary material on public library collection policies.
This volume presents extracts or the full texts of 21 research documents and reports.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: CBC Radio/Digital
1. Overview of Materials
2. Amazon, metadata profile for: The Tower of Babble: Sins, Secrets
and Success Inside the CBC Stursburg, Richard; Douglas and
3. houseofanansi.com, metadata profile for: Fearless As Possible
(Under the Circumstances): A Memoir Donlon, Denise; House of
4. CBC/Radio Canada; selected tables from: 2015-2018 Inclusion
and Diversity Plan. CBC/Radio-Canada, 2015.
5. CBC/Radio Canada; extracts from: The Economic Impact of
CBC/Radio-Canada, CBC/Radio-Canada, 2011.
6. CBC/Radio Canada; extracts from: The Canadian Broadcasting
Act, 1991, Government of Canada, last amended 2014.
7. CBC/Radio Canada, Celebrating Canadian Culture: Annual Report
2016-17, CBC/Radio-Canada, 2017.
8. The Research Design House, select tables from: Holiday Season
Survey: Book Buyer Survey, for Atlantic Publishers Marketing
9. BookNet Canada Staff, Canadians Reading Winners: Are book
buyers influenced by literary awards? BookNet Canada, 2014.
10. CBC/Radio Canada; spreadsheet of: The CBC Massey Lectures
Featured Books, 2006-2017, complied from cbc.ca/radio, 2018.
22. Nordicity, extracts from: Analysis of Government Support for
Public Broadcasting and Other Culture in Canada, CBC/Radio-
Chapter 2: Canadian content in university libraries, journals, courses, and bookstores
11. Overview of Materials
12. CARL, Expenditures, Establishments and Collections, Emerging
Trends, Use, Facilities and Services 2015-2016. Canadian
Association of Research Libraries, 2017.
13. Roberts, Ken; Stephenson, Carol; and Guignard, Thomas, eBook
Collection Practices: A Report to the Canadian Publishing
Community on Trends, and Issues in Canada’s Public, University,
and College Libraries. eBOUND Canada, 2015.
14. eBOUND Canada, brochure for: ACUP/APUC 2017 Digital
Collection, 2017. eBOUND, Canadian Research Knowledge Network,
Association of Canadian University Presses/Association des Presses
Universitaires Canadiennes. 2017.
15. OCUL, New Partnership Benefits Smaller Libraries and Canadian
Scholarly Presses. Ontario Council of University Libraries, eBOUND,
ACUP/APUC, and Scholars Portal, 2014.
16. Whitehead, Martha; and Owen, Brian; extracts from: Canadian
Universities and Sustainable Publishing: A White Paper. Canadian
Association of Research Libraries, 2016.
17. CARL, Summary Report: @Risk North (Collections en péril).
Canadian Association of Research Libraries, Library and Archives
Canada, Center for Research Libraries, and University of Toronto,
18. Lavoie, Brian; Malpas, Constance; and Shipengrover, JD;
extracts from: Print Management at “Mega-scale”: A Regional
Perspective on Print Book Collections in North America. OCLC
19. Amazon, metadata profile for: Much Ado About Culture: North
American Trade Disputes. Acheson, Lloyd Keith Archibald; and
Maule, Christopher John; University of Michigan Press, 1999,
Chapter 3: Library Reviewing Media and Library Collections
20. Overview of Materials
21. Guggemos, Eve, How do libraries decide which books to
purchase, and which books to remove from circulation? Quorra,