Hall, H. (2009, June). When social means business: the potential of social computing tools to support collaborative work as part of the organisational information infrastructure. Presented at Innovation in e-information, Manchester, UK
Based on the results of a study conducted jointly by Edinburgh Napier University and TFPL, this paper will discuss the main risks and opportunities of the adoption of social c...
Hall, H. (2009, April). Opportunity and risks offered by social computing tools as perceived by information and knowledge managers. Paper presented at SLA Eastern Canada Members' Day, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
No abstract available.
Hall, H. (2008, September). Culture as culprit: using actor-network theory to unpick power issues of knowledge exchange in corporate environments. Paper presented at Developing and sustaining a knowledge sharing culture, Warwick Business School, Warwick
Invited paper presentation.
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/2008-hall-cultureasculpritkin
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
The findings of this research will contribute to strategies to improve citizen engagement in the democratic process at community level.
Community Councillors are a vital link between local communities...
Library & information Science Research Coalition
RiLIES2 was a follow-on project to RiLIES1 (completed in 2011). RiLIES2 was successful in:
(1) clarifying the support and training needs of library and information science (LIS) researcher and r...
Enhancing the impact of LIS Research Projects.
RiLIES1 investigated the influence of funded research on practice in UK library and information science (LIS). It identified factors that increase or ...
Hall, H. & Widen-Wulff, G. (2008, June). Social exchange, social capital and information sharing in online environments: lessons from three case studies. Paper presented at USE-2008: From information provision to knowledge production, Oulu, Finland
This paper covers the themes of exchange theory, social exchange theory and social capital as related to information and knowledge sharing in online environments. It presents ...
Hall, H. (2007, November). Motivating learner engagement in online environments: the relevance of social exchange theory. Paper presented at JISC CETIS Conference, Aston University, Birmingham
Invited paper presentation.
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/motivating-learner-engagement-in-online-environments-the-rel...
Hall, H. (2007, May). How should universities prepare information graduates for the working world?. Paper presented at Perfect Informaiton Conference 2007, Bath
Invited paper presentation
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare -
Hall, H. (2005, March). KM, culture and compromise: Devising practical interventions to promote knowledge sharing in corporate environments. Paper presented at European Business Information Conference, Seville, Spain
The attached document summarises the main points to be covered by Hazel Hall in the first part of breakout session B2.
Setting the context: how research informs practice.
Hall, H. (2002, April). Sharing capability: the development of a framework to investigate knowledge sharing in distributed organizations. Paper presented at Third European Conference on Organizational Knowledge, Learning and Capabilities, Athens, Greece
No abstract available.
Paper presented in the Academic Track by Hazel Hall,
Hall, H. (2001, December). Devising intranet incentives: rewards and conditions for knowledge exchange. (Invited conference paper.). Paper presented at 25th International Online Information Meeting, London, UK
Hall, H. (2000, August). Common knowledge: an exploration of social learning in distributed organisations (poster presentation). Poster presented at ISIC 2000 - Information seeking in context: the third international conference on information needs, seeking and use in different contexts,, Gothenburgh, Sweden
Hall, H. (1995, November). Setting the context for teaching business information. Paper presented at Improved practice and integrated skills in the LIS field, Royal School of Librarianship, Copenhagen, Denmark
How do we teach information management students about the business environment? • How can we design courses on information sources and services provision that interest and mot...
Hall, H. (1995, June). The information needs of international students. Paper presented at Non-traditional students and the academic library (CoFHE) Annual Conference, Leeds
Hall, H. (1995, April). Personal skills for library staff in early careers. Paper presented at CoFHE Annual Conference, Edinburgh
Hall, H. & McMurdo, G. (1993, April). Hand-written or word processed? The option of submitting word processed exam scripts. Paper presented at Computers in Writing Association Annual Conference, University of Aberystwyth, Wales
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2019). Closing the researcher-practitioner gap: an exploration of the impact of an AHRC networking grant. Journal of Documentation, 75(5), 1056-1081. https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-12-2018-0212
Purpose: Results are presented from a study that investigated the extent to which learning gained through participation in three research methods workshops funded by an AHRC n...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
This AHRC-funded project aimed to develop a formal UK-wide network of Library and Information Science (LIS) researchers. A key goal of the project was to build capacity and capability in the develop...
The broad mission of the LIS Research Coalition was to facilitate a co-ordinated and strategic approach to LIS research across the UK.
Professor Hazel Hall, Director of the Centre for Social Infor...
Social computing tools for collaboration in work environments.
This study set out to establish the main risks and opportunities of the adoption of social computing tools within organizations for colla...
Royal Academy of Engineering
The role of the intranet in knowledge sharing.
Primary research investigated in depth a single, maturing intranet in a large, distributed organisation. The qualitative approach that was adopted genera...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in...
The Association for Information Science and Technology announced Professor Hazel Hall as the winner of the 2019 Clarivate Analytics Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award.
11 July 2019
The Journal of Documentation has recently accepted a journal article by Centre for Social Informatics researchers that considers the long-term value and impact of AHRC network grant funding.
15 February 2018
Professor Hazel Hall has won the SICSA PhD Supervisor of the Year Silver Award 2017
12 January 2018
Professor Isto Huvila of Uppsala University, Sweden visited Scotland in November 2017. As part of his programme he spent some time with colleagues in the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Nap...
26 November 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics participated at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST2017) in Washington DC on 30th October 2017.
30 October 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the the ESRC ‘Ways of being in a digital age’ project review conference in October 2017.
9 October 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in St Malo, France, in September 2017.
19 September 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Knowledge Management 2017 in Barcelona, Spain in September 2017.
7 September 2017
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics presented nine papers at Information: interactions and impact (i3) in June 2017.
26 June 2017
Professor Hazel Hall was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh at a ceremony on Monday 15th May.
17 May 2017
Researchers in the Centre for Social Informatics have released findings of the Information Literacy for Democratic Engagement (IL-DEM) project.
19 March 2017
Professor Hazel Hall is the guest of the University of São Paulo, Brazil in the week beginning 13th March 2017.
13 March 2017
Professor Hazel Hall has been appointed Docent of Information Studies at Åbo Akademi University
21 February 2017
Professor Hazel Hall has been appointed Docent in Information Studies within the Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics, Åbo Akademi, Finland.
17 February 2017
Florian Cech of the Vienna University of Technology visited the Centre for Social Informatics on 30th November 2016
5 January 2017
Edinburgh Napier University Merchiston campus
2 May 2018
21 June 2017