Nathalie de Preux Explains Knowledge Management

Nathalie de Preux, Knowledge Management Advisor at Bombardier Aerospace & McGill University's MLIS 2014 Graduate

Nathalie de Preux,
Knowledge Management Advisor at Bombardier Aerospace & McGill University’s MLIS 2014 Graduate

 

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 SIS students.

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Alexandra Carruthers: Creating Digital Public Spaces

Alexandra Carruthers

Alexandra Carruthers,
Digital Public Spaces Librarian
at Edmonton Public Library
with MA in English & MLIS
from the University of Alberta

 

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,

which shares the proceedings of the

PLG Edmonton Symposium on the Commodification of

Information and Library Services is forthcoming this winter.

Alex kindly agreed to answer a few of our questions over

email about her experience at EPL.

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Online Reputation Management with Reverse Search Engine Optimization:

How did we get here and what are we heading for?

Herman Tumurcuoglu, Founder of  Mamma.com, Reverse SEO Expert & Concordia University's John Molson School of Business  Professor

Herman Tumurcuoglu,
Founder of Mamma.com,
Reverse SEO Expert &
Concordia University’s
John Molson School of Business Professor

 

 

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 – a noisy Montreal café.

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Bibliometrics in Film Theory: Practical and Philosophical Challenges

Film Theory and Philosophy

Patrick Brian Smith,
PhD Student at Concordia University’s
Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
&
Jesse David Dinneen,
PhD Student at McGill University’s
School of Information Studies

 

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 their respective fields.

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Environmental Law: What We Can Do to Democratize Information

Olivier Jarda, McGill University's Law Student and Environmental Activist With Degrees in International Relations, Political Science and Economics

Olivier Jarda,
McGill University’s Law Student
and Environmental Activist
With Degrees in International Relations, Political Science and Economics

 

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

complete the final projects of the hectic semester.

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

Nancy Naluz, Community Manager for the Ladies Learning Code, Montréal Chapter

Nancy Naluz,
Community Manager for
the Ladies Learning Code,
Montréal Chapter

 

 

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 and cozy restaurant on that rainy day!

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David Heti: A Stand-up Comedian Curating Information in Front of

Live Audience

David Heti, A Stand-up Comedian With Degrees in Philosophy and Law in Montreal's Wiggle Room

David Heti,
A Stand-up Comedian With Degrees in Philosophy and Law

 

 

David Heti is a stand-up comedian with degrees in

Philosophy and Law. He is also a McGill alumnus.

 

David biked all the way to McGill’s downtown campus

for an interview with Anastasia this summer. Have a look at

what he told her about his experience in stand-up comedy

on that sunny day.

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