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- 41School of Library and Information Studies
- 13Humanities Computing
- 10Digital Humanities
- 2Department of Educational Policy Studies
- 1Department of Elementary Education
- 1Department of Human Ecology
- 2Stobbs, Robyn E.
- 1Babb, Maureen N
- 1Barnard, Sara H.
- 1Borynec, Anna
- 1Branch, Jennifer L
- 1Budac, Andrea
- 4Information behaviours
- 3Grounded theory
- 3Social media
- 2Critical discourse analysis
Cats are ubiquitous with the internet, yet only a few studies have included both subjects as the focus of their research. The few studies that do include both cats and the internet rarely set out to show the ways in which humans benefit from their involvement with cats on the internet. This...
The Body as Information: An Emergent Theory of Social Positioning and Information Behaviours in a Virtual Diet CommunityDownload
The intersection of diet culture with the rise of online communities has led to the rapid growth of virtual diet communities, including the LoseIt community on Reddit. Using a conceptual framework of information behaviours in virtual communities and social positioning theory, this project studied...
This thesis addresses the suitability of current museum websites for supporting the research activities of academic scholars. Over the past few decades, cultural heritage institutions have increasingly made their collections available online, but longstanding issues with the completeness and...
The goal of this study is to critically examine health information sources in order to determine whether Aboriginal women are represented in these resources, and if so, how they are being presented. This research is intended to illuminate the practices around the construction of information, and...
This thesis addresses the question of whether or not Canadian public libraries are creating online communities through their websites and social media pages. Studies into what sense of community entails, both physically and digitally have been conducted outside of the library and information...
Can a bibliographic network identify the major characteristics of a corresponding social network, and what can those networks reveal about Albertan literary history in the 1970s? By combining bibliometric network methods with social network analysis, this thesis attempts to answer the above...
Government information interactions are inevitable at many points in our lives; life events and milestones often intersect with the need for governmental programs and services information that will help or facilitate the resulting life transitions. This qualitative research study takes a...
This project studied the practice of information sharing in the context of online communities devoted to the preservation of video game mods. My research investigates how these fan communities share and archive challenging content, and how they react to the potential and actual loss of these...