ITAL Editorial Board Thoughts: Events in the Life of ITAL

  • Sharon Farnel University of Alberta Libraries


In this, my last Editorial Board Thoughts piece as I end my time on the ITAL Board, I use data gathered through the Crossref Event Data service to give a snapshot of citations, references, and tweets in the life of ITAL.

Author Biography

Sharon Farnel, University of Alberta Libraries

Metadata Coordinator

Bibliographic & Information Technology Services


Madeleine Watson, “Event Data: open for your interpretation,” Crossref Blog, February 25, 2016,

Crossref, Event Data User Guide,


Jay Sing, Navjit Brar and Carmen Fong, “The State of RFID Applications in Libraries,” Information Technology and Libraries 25 no. 1, 2006,

J. J. Dimsdale, “File Structure for an On-Line Catalog of One Million Titles,” Information Technology and Libraries 6, no. 1, 1973,

The Lens,

Clay Mayers and Douglas Whiting. Data Compression Apparatus and Method Using Matching String Searching and Huffman Encoding. US Patent 5532694, filed July 7, 1995, and issued July 2, 1996.

Aaron Tay,

Irina Trapido, “Library Discovery Products: Discovering User Expectations through Failure Analysis,” Information Technology and Libraries 35, no. 3, 2016,

Shayna Pekala, “Privacy and User Experience in 21st Century Library Discovery,” Information Technology and Libraries 36, no. 2, 2017,

Mia Massicotte and Kathleen Botter, “Reference Rot in the Repository: A Case Study of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) in an Academic Library,” Information Technology and Libraries 36, no. 1, 2017,

How to Cite
Farnel, S. (2018). ITAL Editorial Board Thoughts: Events in the Life of ITAL. Information Technology and Libraries, 37(2), 4-6.