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The Conference dates were 22 – 24 July 2015. The venue is the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Broadway.

Wednesday, 22 July

The RAILS/DOCAM Doctoral Workshop will be held in Room CB06.04.37
Full program on Doctoral Workshop page.

All AIES sessions will be held in Room 06.03.56

1:30-2:00 Hilary Hughes, Megan Pozzi, Nerilee Hall, Alison Jaquet, Sarah Howard and Lio Lay. Crossing Library Learning Boundaries at QUT: Flipped orientation for international students. Abstract
2:00-2:30 Brenda Chawner and Gillian Oliver. What it? Exploring alternative models for professional postgraduate LIS education
2:30-3:00 Katherine Howard and Helen Partridge. Expanding Horizons, Opposing Requirements. Abstract
3:00-3:30 Afternoon Tea
3:30-4:30 Diane Velasquez, Jennifer Campbell-Meier and Lisa Hussey. Panel Discussion: Electronic Survey: The Methodology of Participation by LIS Practitioners. Abstract

Thursday, 23 July

All sessions in Room 06.03.56, unless otherwise stated

8:45-9:00 Michael Olsson, Conference Chair. Welcome
9:00-10:00 Professor Pam Mckenzie. Information Practices
10:00– 10:30 Michael Olsson and Annemaree Lloyd. Embodied Information Practices. Abstract
10:30-11:00 Morning Tea
11:00-!1:30 Virginia Wilson and Carolyn Pytlyk. Expanding Research Success: Partnerships between Librarian Researchers and the Research Facilitator. Abstract
11:30-12:00 Kasey Garrison and Lee Fitzgerald. Guide on the Side: Using Guided Inquiry to Promote Deep Learning and Metacognition. Abstract
12:00-12:30 Maureen Henninger. Australian public sector information and information practices. Abstract
12:30-1:30 Lunch
Room 06.03.56 Room CB06.03.51
1:30-2:00 Rebekah Willson. Open doors and hallway conversations: Physical proximity and informal social interactions in information gathering during a career transition. Abstract Brenda Chawner, Anne Goulding and Louise Rutherford. Volunteer libraries in New Zealand: Filling the gaps? 
2:00-2:30 Medina Preljevic and Bhuva Narayan. The Information Worlds of Conspiracy Theories: a Case Study of Anti-vaccination Groups on Social MediaAbstract Sara Shamsara. Investigating the Application of Marketing Mix in South Australian Public Libraries from the Librarians and Managers’ Viewpoint. Abstract
2:30-3:00 Amanda Cossham. The benefits and pitfalls of qualitative data, Abstract Diane Velasquez. Phase Five: An Assessment, Evaluation, and Comparison of Public Library Websites in Australia and CanadaAbstract
3:00-3:30 Afternoon Tea
3:30-4:00 Jennifer Campbell-Meier and Lisa Hussey. Mentor or Coach? Examining development interactions in GLAM literatureAbstract
4:00-4:30 Hilary Yerbury. When our data don’t fit the conceptsAbstract

Friday, 24 July

All sessions in Room 06.03.56, unless otherwise stated

9:00-9:30 Kirsten Thorpe and Rachel Franks. Indigenous Collections: From Facilitation to CollaborationAbstract
9:30-10:00 Sharyn Wise, Peter Sefton and Kevin Davies. Thematic archiving of ecocultural data – a parallel multiple evidence based (MEB) approachAbstract
10:00- 10:30 Isaac Ohaji, Prof. Pak Yoong and Dr. Brenda Chawner. Research Data Management: Exploring the Role of the Data Librarian in New Zealand Research OrganisationsAbstract
10:30-11:00 Morning Tea
Room 06.03.56 Room CB06.03.51
11:00- 11:30 Jo Kaeding. Access to public libraries for children with special needs and their families .Abstract Bhuva Narayan and Aneesha Bakharia. An Information-centred Approach to Combat Cyberbullying Among AdolescentsAbstract
11:30-12:00 Jessie Lymn and Ben Dowler. Can regional collaboration help build the public library of the future? Abstract Asim Qayyum, Simon Welsh and David Smith. Scaffolding the Search: Should Assessment Design Scaffold Students’ Online Information Search Behaviours? Abstract
12:00-12:30 Vassiliki Veros. An absence of meta does not make the heart grow fonder: fiction meta information and its interplay between cultural institutions. Abstract
12:30-1:30 Lunch
Room 06.03.56 Room CB06.03.51
1:30-2:00 Diane Velasquez. City of Los Angeles Financial Shell Game: Two Departments under Siege – Los Angeles Public Library (aka Library Department) and Recreation & Parks DepartmentAbstract Anne Harvey and Cat Chimes. Applying altmetrics: maximising cross-departmental coordination and engagementAbstract
2:30-3:00 Safirotu Khoir, Jia Tina Du and Andy Koronios. Public library use by Asian immigrants in South Australia: Services and expectationsAbstract Rebecca Frank and Joanne Evans. Construction and Reconstruction: Understanding the Development of Sustainable Information Infrastructures to Support Marginalized CommunitiesAbstract
3:00-3:30 Afternoon Tea
3:30-4:00 Lisa M. Given, Wade Kelly, Rebekah Willson and Alain Deloire. Expanding information horizons for impact: Exploring information behaviours in wine industry researchAbstract
4:00-4:30 Wrap Up – RAILS 2016?

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