Library and Information Studies

Library and Information Studies covers the following areas of study: First Nations Curriculum Concentration; Data services; Librarianship; Community and culture; Information interaction and design; Designing for People; Information sources and services; Digital resource management; Information analysis and management; Services and management of information organizations; Youth services and literature.


Faculty Members

Name Research Interests
Abdul-Mageed, Muhammad Artificial intelligence (AI); Deep Learning; Natural Language Processing; Machine Learning; Computational Linguistics; Social Media Mining; Arabic
Bullard, Julia Information Systems; Cultural Institutions (Museums, Libraries, etc.); classification systems; metadata; values-in-design
Kwakkel, Erik Audiovisual, Visual, Audio and Written Communications; Communication Contexts; Cultural Institutions (Museums, Libraries, etc.); History of the Book; reading; Medieval Manuscripts; Paleography; Codicology; Digital Humanities; Cultural Heritage; History of Libraries
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 Information; Information Systems; Cultural Institutions (Museums, Libraries, etc.); New Technology and Social Impacts; information retrieval; human information interaction; open government and open data; research dissemination; knowledge exchange
Turner, Hannah Cultural Institutions (Museums, Libraries, etc.); Impacts of New Information Technologies; information practice; cataloguing and classification; Science and technology studies; museum anthropology