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

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

Michael Groenendyk to speak at Web 2.U 2014

Exciting news – Michael Groenendyk will be one of Web 2.U’s featured speakers! The newly hired business librarian for the Concordia University Libraries, Michael has a background in both business intelligence and computer science. From 2011-2013 he led a project, in part funded by a Canadian Association of Research Libraries’ grant, to implement a 3D printing service at the Dalhousie … Read More