Libraries Staff Publications
This collection contains publications of staff at the University of Alberta Libraries.
Items in this Collection
- 3Information science
- 2Information literacy
- 2information behaviour
- 1Academic libraries
Helping students learn how to navigate information—and misinformation—is as important as ever. The Canadian information literacy (IL) landscape continues to evolve along with rhetorical, theoretical, and contextual developments, such as the new Framework for Information Literacy for Higher...
Everyone uses information gathered through the senses to understand and navigate daily life. Despite this ubiquity, some types of sensory information have received little attention within library and information studies (LIS). This CAIS paper analyzes one sense as an example, the sense of smell,...
Wearable technology has been a news-friendly trend in the past decade, particularly given the popularity of, and attendant concerns with, digital fitness trackers. One type of wearable technology, the GoPro camera, has become widely known for enabling first-person views of athletic feats such as...
Within library and information studies (LIS), there is growing awareness of the role of the body and its surroundings in people’s information and knowledge experiences. Predominant data collection methods, such as the sit-down interview, should be reexamined in light of this awareness. This paper...