Updated 2 December 2016

Please note that the rooms for Tuesday, 6 December and Wednesday, 7 December have changed from the previous draft programme.

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Tuesday, 6 December

All AIES sessions will be held in Room RHLT 2

8:00-9:00 am Registration
9:00-10:30 am AIES Session 1

Sue Reynolds Let’s start at the very beginning: How to breed and nurture the practitioner-researcher Abstract

Mary Anne Kennan “In the eye of the beholder”: Knowledge and skills requirements for data professionals Abstract

Hilary Hughes Jump up on the cart! Charrettes for participatory library designing in LIS education Abstract

10:30-11:00 am Morning tea (Foyer)
11:00 am–12:30 pm AIES Session 2

Hilary Yerbury Knowings in practice; evidence-based practice implemented by students Abstract

M. Asim Qayyum, David Smith and Simon Welsh Improving student online reading for assessment in higher education Abstract

Future of AIES (Discussion)

12:30-1:30 pm Lunch (Foyer)
1:30-3:00 pm Doctoral Workshop Part 1 (RHLT2 and RHG24)
3:00-3:30 pm Afternoon tea (Foyer)
3:30-5:00 pm Doctoral Workshop Part 2 (RHLT2 and RHG24)
6:00-7:30 pm Welcome reception, sponsored by ASIST Asia Pacific Chapter (National Library of New Zealand Ground Floor)

Wednesday, 7 December

All sessions will be held in Room RHLT 2 unless otherwise noted

8:00-9:00 am Registration
9:00-10:30 am Conference welcome

Nadia Caidi, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto Keynote address: Diversity by Design: The Way Forward Abstract

10:30-11:00 am Morning tea (Foyer)
11:00 am–12:30 pm RAILS Session 1

Jenny Bunn View from a bridge?: Professional journals in the gap between research and practice Abstract

Hamid R. Jamali Research by practitioners and the use of research literature by LIS practitioners in Australia Abstract

Amanda Cossham and Bruce White Partnerships or parallel lines? The contributions of practitioners and academics to library and information research Abstract

12:30-1:30 pm Lunch (Foyer)
1:30-3:00 pm RAILS Session 2

Spencer Lilley Assessing the impact of indigenous research in the library and information studies literature Abstract

Jelina Haines, Dr. Jia Tina Du, Dr. Jing Gao, Prof. Gus Geursen and Ms. Ellen Trevorrow Understanding Elders’ knowledge creation to strengthen Indigenous knowledge sharing Abstract

Helen Partridge, Lisa Given and Damian Lodge What research topics should be explored in the Australasian library and information profession? A panel discussion Abstract

3:00-3:30 pm Afternoon tea (Foyer)
3:30-5:00 pm RAILS Session 3a

Noreen Kirkman The NHMRC Open Access Policy and Australian institutional repositories: research informing practice Abstract

Richard Hayman Understanding Core Elements of Open Access Mandates Abstract

Luca Edward and Narayan Bhuva Promoting Open-Access Adoption Through a User Experience Approach: A Case Study of a University eRepository Abstract

RAILS Session 3b

Belinda Battley, Joanne Evans, Catherine Nicholls, Heather Soyka and Sue McKemmish Always becoming: Practising theory and the theory of practice in the messy reality of recordkeeping Abstract

Sarah Welland Viewpoints on small community archives: the experts vs the practitioners Abstract

Jessica Moran Bridging the born digital gap: born digital archives and special collections across New Zealand Abstract

Thursday, 8 December

All sessions will be held in Room GBLT3, unless otherwise noted

8:00-9:00 am Registration
9:00-10:30 am RAILS Session 4a

Maureen Henninger Freedom of information and the right to know: Open government information practices in Australia Abstract

Bhuva Narayan and Zablon Pingo Understanding Privacy through an Information Behaviour Perspective: Implications for Privacy Literacy Abstract

Diane Velasquez Assessment and Evaluation of Public Library Websites in Australia, Canada, and U.S. Abstract

Rails Session 4b

Joy Doan and Ahmed Alwan The Art of Peace: Empowering Academic Librarians and Improving Faculty-Librarian Relationships Abstract

Gaby Haddow and Jayshree Mamtora Australian academic libraries connecting practice to research Abstract

Stuart Yeates Tensions between Beall’s “List of Predatory Publishers” and the ALA’s “The Freedom to Read Statement” Abstract

10:30-11:00 am Morning tea (GBG07)
11:00 am–12:30 pm RAILS Session 5a

Michael Olsson, Stephanie Ferrara and James Tucker Making Sense in Everyday Life Abstract

Alex Wylie Atmore Just Rol[l/e] With It: The Sense-Making Practices of a Tabletop Roleplaying Game Community Abstract

Nicole Johnston and Alicia Salaz Using Phenomenography to Bridge the Gap between Research and Practice Abstract

RAILS Session 5b

Richard Hayman and Erika E. Smith Planning the Future: Keeping Users Central When Integrating Emerging Technologies Abstract

Helen Reid and Mary Anne Kennan When definitions in practice don’t always align with the literature: Defining “emerging technology” in academic libraries in order to support learning Abstract

Lisa M. Given, Wade B. Kelly and Alain Deloire Bridging the user-research gap in mobile app development: An exploratory study of users’ experiences with FitVine and Viticanopy Abstract

12:30-1:30 pm Lunch (GBG07)
1:30-3:00 pm RAILS Session 6

Elham Sayyad Abdi, Kate Davis and Helen Partridge ‘Information Experience’ as a research object: What to research? How to research? Where to apply? A panel discussion Abstract

Richard Hayman and Wade Kelly Bridging the research to practice nexus: The changing role of academic librarians in connecting research with new audiences A panel discussion Abstract

Erika E. Smith Emerging Information Needs: Social Media Technologies in Undergraduate Disciplines Abstract

3:00-3:30 pm Afternoon tea (GBG07)
3:30-5:00 pm RAILS Session 7a

Jessie Lymn and Sam Leah What makes an object queer? Developing protocols for LGBTIQ+ collecting practices in regional GLAM institutions Abstract

Michael Olsson and Annemaree Lloyd Losing the art and craft of know-how: Capturing vanishing embodied knowledge in the 21st century Abstract

Dean Leith and Hilary Yerbury Practicing humour: information and knowledge sharing and humour in the workplace Abstract

RAILS Session 7b

Kathryn Oxborrow, Anne Goulding and Spencer Lilley The Interface between Indigenous Knowledge and Libraries: the need for non-Māori Librarians to make sense of mātauranga Māori in their professional lives Abstract

Henry Boateng and Bhuva Narayan The Warps and Wefts of Knowledge Creation: A Case of Kente Weaving Abstract

Eric Boamah Information use and sharing behaviour among Ghanaian immigrants in New Zealand Abstract

5:00-5:15 pm Wrap up


Moderator instructions (pdf)

Speaker instructions (pdf)

RAILS Doctoral Forum guidelines (pdf)