Dr. Shiri delivered a presentation titled ‘The Conundrum of Big Data’ at the ARMA Edmonton Chapter for records and information managers on Tuesday October 14, 2014. The presentation addressed the definition, nature and facets of big data as well as some of the key opportunities, challenges and concerns associated with big data.
Congratulations are in order for three students who successfully defended their thesis work in quick succession this month. Brief details are provided below.
The HT Coutts Education and Physical Education Library in connection with the University of Alberta's Faculty of Education has piloted a reading project "On the Same Page" for the 2014-2015 academic year. On the Same Page in an opportunity to generate conversation throughout the Faculty of Education about a piece of contemporary Canadian fiction. This year's selection is Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese. The Coutts Library will be hosting several book clubs and we are currently working on an author talk and other events to explore and discuss the critically acclaimed book Indian Horse. For more information please visit the LibGuide at: http://guides.library.ualberta.ca/OntheSamePage