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This is Calgary

Item is a video where "[h]ost Brian Yasui takes a look at the Mount Royal College's popular aviation program."

Coping with retrenchment

Item consists of parts 2 and 3 of a three part series of videos that "[g]ives an overview of retrenchment strategies. Looks at two case studies - SUNY Farmingdale and Community College of Rhode Island."

Your face here

Item is an article from the news and entertainment weekly "FFWD" about MacMillan and the MRC library.

Employee awards 2002

File documents MacMillan’s receipt of the Distinguished Faculty/Teaching Award at the 2002 Mount Royal Employee awards ceremony. File contains a program titled "Mount Royal College Employee Awards 2002", a letter to MacMillan, and a nomination form.

Institution : outcomes

File documents MacMillan's involvement as an Outcome Team Facilitator in a Mount Royal College learning outcomes initiative. The file consists of learning outcome strategies arranged by year containing meeting agendas, meeting minutes, correspondence, presentation notes, periodical publications, outcome planning and reports, questionnaires, memoranda, and proposals. The file also has an assessment rubrics section which contains course rubrics, evaluation forms, examples of assignments, and notes. File also contains a citation survey with projector transparencies.

Goals, objectives, annual reports

File is arranged chronologically and consists of reports, course assessments, student comments and evaluation of library instruction, presentations, correspondence, journal publications, and professional development activities.

The temptation

File contains a document for the "Mount Royal mystery contest" which consists of a number of clues and riddles which are used to "solve the mystery".

Models of transition in supervision in library

File documents the research project "Investigation of administrative models in comparable post-secondary libraries in Canada" that Margy MacMillan conducted with Alice Swabey, Pearl Herscovitch, and Michelle Sinotte as co-investigators.
File contains participation invitations, surveys with responses, research notes, research application forms, and correspondence.

Institution : TARGET

File contains a letter from Theresa Matus, Director of Mount Royal's Academic Development Centre, about the 2009/10 Resource Group on the Evaluation of Teaching.

Triad videos, 2007-09

File contains a recording of three Triad skits, performed by MacMillan and others, which explain the Academic Development Centre's Triad program.

Email study

File contains the final and draft versions of the study "Mining E-mail to improve Information Literacy instruction" researched and written by MacMillan.

External : public

File consists of newspaper clippings authored by or featuring MacMillan about scholarly articles, the World Wide Web, and the Internet.

Farewell to the Marshall : from the MRFA

Item is a video recording of an event hosted by the Mount Royal Faculty Association’s Social Committee honouring Mount Royal University's President Dave Marshall at his retirement.

Liaison role - collections

File relates to MacMillan’s development of library collections as the liaison librarian for Communication Studies. File contains reports, correspondence, and a survey with responses.

I-skills 1

File documents MacMillan's work on multiple research projects. The file is arranged in titled sections such as: Background, Ethics approval, Funding list A, Samples, Pubs/Presentations, Correspondence, and Reports. One section is titled "Application for a research leave : supporting documents," which has the following sub-sections: Proposal, Ethics review, Publication, Presentations, and Other.
File consists of I Skills research such as resume templates and sample resumes, evaluation forms, and questionnaires with their results, PowerPoint presentations by MacMillan, and class handouts. The file also contains journal articles written by MacMillan, correspondence, and memoranda. Additionally the file includes application and forms such as applications for ethical review of research, applications for funds, consent forms, re-assigned time forms, and faculty leave forms.

KM [Karen Manarin], MM2 [Maureen Mitchell]

File documents the research project "Opening the door to SoTL : teaching evaluations as part of the inquiry cycle" that Margy MacMillan conducted with Karen Manarin and Maureen Mitchell as co-investigators.
File contains the journal article, correspondence, research application forms, certificates, and participation consent forms.

Margy MacMillan promotion dossier

File contains a detailed record of MacMillan's academic work that was prepared as part of her application for promotion to ful professor. The file is arranged in three main titled sections: Teaching, Service, and Scholarship. Each main section has the following sub-sections: Reflective assessment, Criteria fulfillment, Activities, Impact, and Artifacts.
The file consists of personal comments by MacMillan (before each section), an "application for promotion to professor," her curriculum vitae, awards, correspondence, student evaluations of library instruction, syllabi, course materials, conference presentation descriptions, and journal articles.

Reading PR students - Allison

File documents the research project "Strategies for integrating information literacy and academic literacy : helping undergraduate students make the most of scholarly articles" that Margy MacMillan conducted with Allison MacKenzie as co-investigator.
File contains a research survey. There is a presentation, analysis, and summary of the surveys results. Also included are research participation invitations, an application for ethics review, and correspondence.

Service

Series illustrates Margy MacMillan's service contributions to Mount Royal University, including her activities in support of academic processes in the Library, the Academic Development Centre, the Mount Royal Faculty Association, and other committees and programs throughout the university. The series mainly focuses on her activities that supported professional development, conference development, and peer collaboration. The series contains a variety of records including presentations, workshop handouts, and reports.

Institution : Triads

File documents MacMillan's work developing and promoting the Triad program (an Academic Development Centre professional development initiative for faculty). The file consists of records generated to facilitate, encourage participation in , and improve the program.
The file consists of meeting information such as agendas, minutes, policies and procedures, journal articles, schedules, correspondence, memoranda, and an action plan. Additionally the file includes event materials such as invitations, skits, presentations, overhead projector transparencies, activities and exercises, and a booklet. Also included are feedback forms which include questionnaires, event feedback, and surveys with responses as well as photographs and PowerPoint presentations.

Instruction admin - meeting etc.

File contains correspondence, reports, survey results, meeting agendas, questionnaires, teaching notes, assignments, a project proposal related to information literacy, and an issue of a journal.

LibQUAL+ 2013 : final report

Item documents a LibQUAL+ report that surveys MRU library patrons so that that the library can assess ways to improve their services.
Item is the results of the survey for the MRU library.

SOTL authors

File contains a completed "Application for Ethics Review" for a study to be researched by MacMillan.

Reading connections

File documents MacMillan's proposal, research, and subsequent published journal article titled "Student connections with academic texts : a phenomenographic study of reading."
File contains journal article by MacMillan, research proposals, project summary, critical comment sheets, research invitations for participation in the project, and an application for ethics review.

I-skills 2

File consists of the journal article "Fostering the integration of information literacy and journalism practice : a long-term study of journalism students" written by MacMillan. The file contains a Canadian Communication Association (CCA) conference presentation created by MacMillan.

Assessment seminar work

File contains research application forms, research participation invitations, correspondence, seminar overviews, and a presentation given by MacMillan.

J-grads

File contains an application for ethics review for a study titled "Information seeking behaviour of journalism graduates."

Tracking form project

File contains the presentation "Patterns in information literacy instruction : what's really going on in our classrooms?". This presentation was give by Pearl Herscovitch, Margy MacMillan, and Sara Sharun at the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) conference in Portland, Oregon. Also included in the file is a presentation outline, consent forms, and applications for ethical review.

General

File contains periodical articles, correspondence, presentation notes, a research paper, conference agenda, certificate, peer evaluation, and copyright policy.

GOAR V2 : annual reports etc.

File documents MacMillan's goals, objectives, and annual reports (GOAR). File is arranged chronologically and consists of faculty annual reports, student evaluation of library instruction, and correspondence, including a letter from MRU's President, David Docherty. The file also includes, journal articles and a nomination dossier.

Margy MacMillan fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0005
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2017, predominant 1990-2017

Fonds reflects MacMillan's career as a professor and librarian at Mount Royal University. The fonds is arranged into three series which document her teaching, scholarship, and service activities. Other records in the fonds reflect MacMillan's other academic activities and research interests, and include annual reports, a promotion dossier, news clippings, and video recordings.

Margy MacMillan

Teaching materials

File contains teaching notes and an instructional video which is hosted by MacMillan where she will "take you through your research process" from developing a topic, finding research materials, and advise on researching the "Web".

Publications about teaching

File contains journals and journal articles, correspondence, manuscript reviews, and a publication agreement with manuscript checklist.

Teaching

The series documents a wide range of MacMillan's teaching activities relating to her roles as an educator and librarian. The series consists of teaching notes, assignments, project proposals, presentations, statements of projected learning outcomes, and a training video on researching for academic papers.

Scholarship

Series documents MacMillan's research and publications in the fields of information literacy and the scholarship of teaching and learning. The series also documents her research collaborations with colleagues, and her conference presentations. The files in this series generally contain journal articles, correspondence, research application and consent forms, surveys with responses, presentation notes, and conference programs.

Margy's e-archive

File consists of a USB flash drive containing digital records in various formats relating to MacMillan’s scholarship, service, and teaching. File also contains: copies of the MRU Library and Margy’s personal websites in HTML, photos and biographies of Margy, faculty annual reports, curricula vitae, promotion dossiers, workload applications, skit scripts, and other records.

Presentations about teaching

File documents presentations about teaching made by MacMillan. The file consists of presentation itineraries, notes, presentation outlines, and correspondence.