Strong showing from the Centre for Social Informatics at the ASIST 24-hour Global Conference

The two-day ASIST 24-hour Global Conference opens today across all time zones. Five members of the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) will be presenting their research completed within the Centre in four presentations as part of the the Europe/Africa programme tomorrow (27th April 2022). They are:

  1. ‘Evaluation of inequalities of access in UK online digital collections: a systematic review’ by Dr David Brazier and Dr Bruce Ryan, with Dr Paul Gooding of the University of Glasgow – abstract available from the Edinburgh Napier repository.
  2. ‘A participative approach to understanding the hidden curriculum: lessons from three virtual information needs workshops’ by Dr David Brazier and Marina Miloshevaabstract available from the Edinburgh Napier repository. (To find out more about this work, including a link to the slides, in the post that Marina added to her own blog yesterday.)
  3. ‘A study of online safety and digital literacy of academic researchers working from home during the COVID19 pandemic’ by Dr David Haynes and Rachel Salzano
  4. ‘Research in times of crisis: adaptations of research due to the COVID-19 pandemic’ by Marina Milosheva and Rachel Salzano

In addition, our CSI colleague Dr Khristin Fabian is co-presenting on open educational resources, drawing on her research conducted at the University of Highlands and Islands.

Our Visiting Professor Dr Brian Detlor of McMaster University (Canada) is one of the conference keynotes. He will deliver the invited closing address for the Americas time zone programme. His presentation is entitled ‘Promoting networking, sharing, and learning for marginalized populations through community-led digital literacy training’.

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