Library, Archival and Information Studies

Library, Archival and Information Studies provides an interdisciplinary, high-demand educational experience in which students gain rich expertise suited to hybrid library/archives environments and cultural institutions. Area of study includes First Nations Curriculum Concentrations; Data services; Librarianship; Community and culture; Information interaction and design; Information sources and services; Digital resource management; Information analysis and management; Archives and preservation; Records management; information policy.

 

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Faculty Members in Library, Archival and Information Studies

Name Research Interests
Abdul-Mageed, Muhammad Artificial intelligence (AI); Deep Learning; Natural Language Processing; Machine Learning; Computational Linguistics; Social Media Mining; Arabic
Bullard, Julia Archival, repository and related studies; Library science and information studies; classification systems; Cultural Institutions (Museums, Libraries, etc.); Information Systems; metadata; values-in-design
Douglas, Jennifer Personal archives; Writers’ archives; Archival arrangement and description; History and evolution of archival theory; Online communities and archives; Archival representation
Duranti, Luciana Archival, repository and related studies; Library science and information studies; Archival Diplomatics; Archival Theory; Digital Records
Kwakkel, Erik Archival, repository and related studies; Library science and information studies; Audiovisual, Visual, Audio and Written Communications; Codicology; Communication Contexts; Cultural Heritage; Cultural Institutions (Museums, Libraries, etc.); Digital Humanities; History of Libraries; History of the Book; Medieval Manuscripts; Paleography; reading
Lemieux, Victoria Blockchain technology; Trustworthy records; Records and information management; Risk management; information visualization and visual analytics; Transparency and the public interest (in public sector and financial contexts); International development
Meyers, Eric youth online behavior, information seeking, web search, libraries, public libraries, school libraries, academic libraries, learning, virtual worlds, collaboration, social networks, new media, digital literacy, information literacy
Nathan, Lisa Impacts of New Information Technologies; New Technology and Social Impacts; Individual and Collective Ethics; Climate Changes and Impacts; information ethics; Ethics of Care; sustainability; information policy; Indigenous Information Initiatives; value sensitive design; design; values in design; Generative Justice; Collapse | Adaptive Informatics
O'Brien, Heather All other social sciences, n.e.c.; user engagement; user experience; community engagement; information seeking and retrieval; information access; cognitive processes related to information searching and evaluation; health technologies
Sinnamon, Luanne Silvia Archival, repository and related studies; Library science and information studies; Cultural Institutions (Museums, Libraries, etc.); human information interaction; Information; Information Systems; information retrieval; New Technology and Social Impacts; open government and open data; research dissemination; knowledge exchange
Turner, Hannah Archival, repository and related studies; Library science and information studies; cataloguing and classification; Cultural Institutions (Museums, Libraries, etc.); Impacts of New Information Technologies; information practice; museum anthropology; Science and technology studies
 
 

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Doctor of Philosophy in Library, Archival and Information Studies (PhD)