Today I’m speaking at the Asia Pacific Library and Information Conference in my home town, the Gold Coast. I’ll be talking about information experience online, particularly in social media, and why we need to be thinking about this in the current context.
boyd, d. (2010). Streams of content, limited attention: The flow of information through social media. EDUCAUSE Review, 45, 26-36. Retrieved from https://er.educause.edu/~/media/files/article-downloads/erm1051.pdf
Bruce, C., Davis, K., Hughes, H., Partridge, H., & Stoodley, I. (2014) Information experience: new perspectives and research directions. In Bruce, Christine, Davis, Kate, Hughes, Hilary, Partridge, Helen, & Stoodley, Ian (Eds.) Information Experience: Approaches to Theory and Practice. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, UK, pp. 315-320. If you can’t get your hands on the book, you can access the chapter via QUT ePrints.
Hughes, H. (2014) Researching information experience: methodological approaches. In Bruce, C., Davis, K., Hughes, H., Partridge, H., & Stoodley, I. (Eds.) Information Experience: Approaches to Theory and Practice. Emerald Group Publishing, Bingley, pp. 33-50. If you can’t get your hands on the book, you can access the chapter via QUT ePrints.
Savolainen, R. (2007). Information behavior and information practice: reviewing the ‘umbrella concepts’ of information-seeking studies. The Library Quarterly 77 (2), 109-27.
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You might be interested in taking a look at the following published IX research:
Haidn, I., Partridge, H., & Yates, C. (2014). Informed democracy: information experiences during the 2012 Queensland election. In Du, Jia Tina, Zhu, Qinghua, & Koronios, Andy (Eds.) Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania : Theory and Practice. Hershey, PA: IGI Global Publishing, pp. 8-23.
Bunce, S., Partridge, H., & Davis, K. (2012). Exploring information experience using social media during the 2011 Queensland floods: a pilot study. Australian Library Journal, 61(1), pp. 34-45.
Yates, C. & Partridge, H. (2015). Citizens and social media in times of natural disaster: Exploring information experience. Information Research, 20(1), paper 659.
Librarians and fake news
Check out Glenn Harper’s paper from VALA 2018:
Harper, G. (2018). We need to talk about fake news. VALA 2018. Retrieved from https://www.vala.org.au/vala2018-proceedings/vala2018-session-14-harper