Spotlight on Student Research

This web exclusive features student research from Dalhousie University’s School of Information Management. The presentations and a live Twitter chat schedule are below. Students will also be available to chat about their research in person during the conference’s Friday morning break.

Projects:

Social Media and Scientific Communication: Case Studies of Twitter Use by Contemporary Scientists
-Valerie Collins, Lou Duggan, Anatoliy Gruzd & Bertram MacDonald

Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction
-Maria Bartlett, Andrea Kampen, Carlisle Kent & Hilary Lynd

Information access: A study of the potential for an information revolution in North Korea
-Marc Harper

The Halifax Explosion and the Spread of Rumour, 1917 to the Present
-Gayle Graham

A pilot study of international students’ online health information seeking behaviours
-Mingyue Chen

What Do Users Want From a State of the Environment Report?
A Study of the State of the Scotian Shelf Report
-James Ross

Twitter chats (@APLAcontact):

Tuesday, June 3

  • 12:00 pm – Information access: A study of the potential for an information revolution in North Korea (Marc)
  • 12:30 pm – What Do Users Want From a State of the Environment Report? (James)

Wednesday, June 4

  • 12:30 pm – Social Media and Scientific Communication (Valerie)
  • 1:00 pm – Art in the age of digital reproduction (Carlisle, Maria, Hilary, Andrea)

Thursday, June 5

  • 12:00 pm – International students’ online health information seeking behaviours (Mingyue)
  • 12:30 pm – The Halifax Explosion and the Spread of Rumour (Gayle)

 

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