Nathalie de Preux, a Current Knowledge Management Advisor at Bombardier, Is Back to McGill to Speak at InfoNexus 2015!

  Nathalie de Preux is a recent graduate of McGill’s School of Information Studies (SIS) Master’s program. We invited Nathalie back to her alma mater to talk about her journey into the professional world of Knowledge Management at Bombardier Aerospace. Nathalie generously shared her memories and ideas over the familiar cheese nachos at Thomson House, the popular meeting place of … Read More

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

Olivier Jarda Talks About the Environmental Law and What We Can Do to Democratize Information

Olivier Jarda is a third-year BCL/LLB student at McGill University’s Faculty of Law and an activist passionate about the environment. Olivier shared his experience in Environmental Law with Alex, Kristen (our new team member), and Anastasia over a brunch last November. The refreshing conversation inspired all of us to re-evaluate our relationship with our habitat and encouraged us to successfully … Read More

Nancy Naluz: Community-Based Digital Literacy with Ladies Learning Code

Nancy Naluz is a musician-turned-web-developer and a Community Manager for the non-profit organization Ladies Learning Code. She shared her inspiring journey into the fascinating and somewhat addictive world of computer programmers and hackers over a lunch with us this September. What a wonderful experience that was for the three women on our team to share our stories in a warm … Read More