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

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

Anastasia Prozorova: Information Realist

Anastasia Prozorova is MLIS (Knowledge Management) second-year student at McGill University‘s School of Information Studies. Drop her a line at anastasia.prozorova@mail.mcgill.ca. Learn more…

David Weigl: Relevance in Music Search

David Weigl holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Masters by Research in Informatics from the University of Edinburgh. He is a PhD candidate at McGill University‘s School of Information Studies, and a student member of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT). In his research, David combines his academic interests in information retrieval, … Read More