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

Jesse David Dinneen: Making Sense of Information

Jesse David Dinneen is a PhD student at McGill University‘s School of Information Studies (SIS) with a solid background in Philosophy. He convenes the Philosophy of Information reading group at SIS and was a Web 2.You 2013 speaker. Jesse generously shared his thoughts on some of the current topics in Information Studies. Learn 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…

Alexander Burdett: Making Ideas Happen

Alexander Burdett is a Manitoba lawyer and MLIS (Librarianship) second-year student at McGill University‘s School of Information Studies. Learn more…

Vastille Edma: The Vibrant Energy of the Event

Vastille Edma is MLIS (Knowledge Management) second-year student at McGill University‘s School of Information Studies. You may contact Vastille at vastille.edma@mail.mcgill.ca. Learn more…

AJ West to give a Lightning Talk about Wearable Computing!

AJ West, tech advocate, Master’s student at the School of Information Studies and Google Glass Explorer, will be talking about wearable computing during his Lightning Talk at this year’s Web 2.U. For more information about AJ, check out the Speakers page!

Guillermo Galdamez: Revamping A Wiki Taxonomy

Originally from El Salvador, Guillermo is a first-year student in in the MLIS program (Knowledge Management) at McGill University‘s School of Information Studies. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Engineering in Mexico, and then returned to El Salvador to work in the implementation of IT projects for SABMIller. He is the current Knowledge Continuity Officer for the MLIS … Read 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

Web 2.U needs you!

Hi MLIS-ters! Web 2.U is our very own student-run conference that explores the intersection of technology, social media and information. Each year, we feature talks by information professionals who are pushing the edge of possibility. This year’s conference will happen on February 7, 2014 and I am looking for one or two MLIS I students to become the conference’s assistant … Read More