Alexandra Carruthers: Creating Digital Public Spaces

  Alexandra Carruthers is the Digital Public Spaces Librarian at Edmonton Public Library (EPL). She holds an MA in English and an MLIS from the University of Alberta. She recently published a case study of EPL’ s International Open Data Day Hackathon in Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice Research and her co-edited issue of Progressive Librarian, … Read More

Online Reputation Management with Reverse Search Engine Optimization: How did we get here and what are we heading for?

  Herman Tumurcuoglu is a professor at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business and the founder of a meta-search engine called Mamma.com. Last December, Herman kindly shared his experience in the business of information retrieval with Anastasia, his former student. Our conversation about the relationship between business, technology, and people took place in a perfect test-ground for ideas – … Read More

Bibliometrics in Film Theory: Practical and Philosophical Challenges

  Patrick Brian Smith and Jesse David Dinneen are PhD students from Concordia University’s Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema and McGill University’s School of Information Studies, respectively. Patrick and Jesse have been collaborating on a project to explore the practical and philosophical challenges of bibliometrics in film theory. Their different perspectives offer a rare insight into the multidisciplinary nature of … Read More

How to Liven Up Your Knowledge Network: Tips from a KM Student

As the organizer of the upcoming InfoNexus 2015 conference and a Knowledge Management (KM) student, I encourage you to grow and cultivate your knowledge network. Here is what you can do:     Ask questions to the presenting conference speakers. (The information professionals we invited are looking forward to sharing their ideas with you. An InfoNexus team member will give … Read More

Register for InfoNexus 2015: Join the Conversation With Information Specialists

Thanks to our generous sponsors and supporters, we finally managed to bring down the admission fees for this year’s conference to $20 for students and $40 for non-students. Check out InfoNexus 2015 schedule update, register for the event, and invite someone to join you! We are looking forward to seeing you on February 6, 2015! InfoNexus team. P. S. Feel … Read More