Talking to imagined citizens? Information sharing practices and proxies for e-participation in hyperlocal democratic settings has recently been accepted for publication in . Information Research
This work is concerned with the extent to which existing models of information sharing based on the tenets of exchange are applicable across a full range of contexts. Specifically, in this paper, Peter Cruickshank and I deploy an information sharing practice-based approach to explore the means by which hyperlocal representatives in Scotland handle their information sharing roles, and how they address their relationships with online ‘lurker’ audiences. Continue reading
Amongst the papers from is Information Seeking in Context (ISIC) 2018 published in the latest issue of Information Research an article that I co-authored with my Centre for Social Informatics colleagues Alicja Pawluczuk, Dr Gemma Webster, and Dr Colin Smith.
the paper we discuss the ways in which UK youth workers perceive their work in the context of digital literacy project facilitation. The findings, which derive from the analysis of data from interviews conducted with twenty digital youth workers, reveal (a) that youth workers are both excited and sceptical about the digital developments in the field, and (b) an anxiety associated with the lack of digital literacy skills in the youth work sector.
The paper is
available in full text from the . A Information Research web site PDF of the manuscript can also be downloaded from the Edinburgh Napier University repository.
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The latest issue of published this week includes two papers that draw on research from the Information Research Centre for Social Informatics. I was a co-author on both:
Buunk, I., Hall, H., & Smith, C.F. (2017).
Tacit knowledge sharing: the determination of a methodological approach to explore the intangible. Information Research, 22(1).
Mowbray, J., Hall, H., Raeside, R., Robertson, P. (2017).
The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective. Information Research, 22(1). Continue reading
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Four PhD students from the
Centre for Social Informatics – Iris Buunk, Lyndsey Jenkins, John Mowbray, and Frances Ryan – are in Zadar, Croatia this week for Information Seeking in Context (ISIC) 2016. Today they are taking part in the pre-conference doctoral workshop. Tomorrow they will join the conference itself, which continues until Friday. You can follow both the doctoral workshop and conference on Twitter hashtag #isic2016. Continue reading
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The latest issue of is published this week. It includes the article ‘ Information Research Factors, frameworks and theory: a review of the information systems literature on success factors in project management‘, which I co-authored with Dr Robert Irvine. This work is a critical evaluation of the literature on success factors in information systems projects, with a particular focus on organisational information systems development. In the article we identify four broad research themes on success factors in information systems project management. Continue reading