Last summer members of the Centre for Social Informatics delivered nine papers at Information: interactions and impact (i3) 2017. Following the conference, we were given the opportunity to develop this work into submissions for the Journal of Librarianship and Information Science (JoLIS). We took up this offer by working seven of the nine conference papers up to full journal article manuscripts. These were all submitted by the deadline of September 30th 2017. Following peer review and revisions all seven were accepted, and they will be published in JoLIS in due course. The manuscripts for all accepted articles have now been added to the Edinburgh Napier repository, and can be downloaded by clicking the article titles below. Continue reading
On 14th February 2018 I completed some revisions to a journal paper manuscript entitled ‘Blurred reputations: Managing professional and private information online‘. The paper was accepted for publication in the Journal of Librarianship and Information Science two weeks later on 28th February 2018 (and is now available for download from the Edinburgh Napier repository). Continue reading
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Frances Ryan is an invited speaker at the 5th annual Discover Academic Research, Training, and Support (DARTS) conference.
This two day event, which takes place today and tomorrow at Dartington Hall in Devon, focuses on engendering (digital) research culture. It includes sessions on open access publishing, embedding digital research in teaching, bibliometrics, and information literacy. Follow the conference on Twitter using hashtag #darts5. Continue reading
Update 29th February 2016: a video of Frances’ excellent performance is now available on YouTube. Frances also writes about the experience of presenting her research in stand-up format on her blog Just a PhD.
2016 got off to a terrific start for the Centre for Social Informatics with three award-winning ‘performances’ at the 2nd International Data and Information Management Conference (IDIMC), hosted by the Centre for Information Management at Loughborough University on 12th and 13th January.
Following two intensive days of invited papers, contributed papers, workshops, PhD student presentations (delivered as 5 minute madness), and posters (not to mention all the chat between sessions in the breaks and at the conference dinner) we returned to Edinburgh clutching the prizes for: Continue reading
Next week a group of us from the Centre for Social Informatics will be travelling to Loughborough University to participate at the 2nd International Data and Information Management Conference. We are making three contributions at this event: Continue reading
One of my PhD students, Frances Ryan, is undertaking doctoral research that is concerned with the role of online information in the creation, building, and assessment of personal reputations. She is currently seeking study participants.
Those who volunteer are asked to make some diary entries about their use of online information over the course of a week. The diary entries can be hand-written or electronic. Paper diaries are provided for those wishing to complete by hand. Continue reading