Manager, The Cyber Academy
Hall, H. (2003). Borrowed theory: applying exchange theories in information science research. Library and Information Science Research. 25(3), 287-306. doi:10.1016/S0740-8188(03)00031-8. ISSN 0740-8188
This article discusses the applicability of “borrowing” theory originally developed in other disciplines to information science research, and, in particular, the analytical co...
Snyder, H. & Davenport, E. (1996). What does it really cost? allocating indirect costs. Bottom Line. 10, 158-164. doi:10.1108/10176749710368389. ISSN 0888-045X
Better managerial control in terms of decision making and understanding the total costs of a system or service result from allocating indirect costs. Allocation requires a thr...
Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Irving, C. (2011). The right resources to support LIS research: findings from the RiLIES2 project poll. Library and information research. 36(113), 24-31. ISSN 1756-1086
In 2011 and 2012 the Library and Information Science Research Coalition supported two projects entitled Research in Librarianship Impact Evaluation Study (RiLIES1 and RiLIES2)...
The development of enhanced data analytics capabilities to enable the modelling, analysis and presentation of complex data to improve Group Internal Audit’s assessment and insight into business risks ...
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...
Analysis of transactional data provided by real time cloud based ordering systems linked within the food supply chain which targets Foodservice sector
Professor of Information Policy
Senior Research Fellow
Senior Research Fellow
Lecturer and Programme leader; BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology
Hall, H., Irving, C. & Cruickshank, P. (2012). Improving access to Library and Information Science research: maximizing its relevance and impact to practitioners. Business Information Review. 29(4), 224-230. doi:10.1177/0266382112470413. ISSN 0266-3821
Between 2009 and 2012 there was considerable investment in three UK projects related to library and information science (LIS) research: (1) the Library and Information Science...
Hall, H. (1995). Setting the context for teaching business information. Aslib Proceedings. 48(1), 9-15. doi:10.1108/eb051404. ISSN 0001-253X
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. (1994). Information strategy and manufacturing industry — Case studies in the Scottish textile industry. International Journal of Information Management. 14(4), 281-294. doi:10.1016/0268-4012(94)90005-1. ISSN 0268-4012
The results are given of an investigation into the perception and use of information as a strategic resource for effective business performance and competitive advantage in th...
Gillham, M. & Hall, H. (2000). Evaluating a business information sources online course. Econtent; Wilton. 23(5), 55-63. ISSN 1525-2531
With a history of innovative course material delivery mechanisms, the Information Management Department at Queen Margaret University College in Edinburgh, Scotland, decided to...
Hall, H. (1997). Knowledge management or information overload? The contribution the special library can make to the knowledge management of an organisation. ADLG newsletter. 10(1), 8-10
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Hall, H. (1993). The first destination job: the potential of personal skills. Managing information. 1(2), 22-24. ISSN 1352-0229
Crawford, J. & Irving, C. (2013). Information literacy, policy issues and employability. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Comparative Studies. Volume, 8-25
Although the term information literacy dates back to 1974 it has developed as a powerful information ideology only in the past twenty years. There is still much debate about h...
Crawford, J., Irving, C. & Smith, L. (2015). Information literacy in Scotland: making it mainstream. CILIP Update. , 41-43. ISSN 2046-0406
How the Right Information an online community of practice, is brining together information professionals and representatives from other professions to promote information lite...
Hall, H. & Clapton, J. (2009). Research: why bother?. Public Library Journal. 25(3), 18-21
This article explains why librarianship research is so important for practice, and the value of CILIP's Library and Information Research Group.
Esteves, A., Quintal, F., Caires, F., Baptista, V., & Mendes, P. (in press). Wattom: Ambient Eco-feedback with Mid-air Input
This paper presents Wattom, a highly interactive ambient eco-feedback smart plug that aims to promote a more sustainable use of electricity in the home. This paper describes o...
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, C. F., & Smyth, M. (2018). Democratic Participation through Crocheted Memes. In SMSociety '18 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society, 178-186. https://doi.org/10.1145/3217804.3217910
In a UK city, various crocheted protest banners have appeared, containing political statements concerning planned developments in their locations. Photos of these banners are ...
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2018). Exploring Information Literacy Through the Lens of Activity Theory. In Communications in Computer and Information Science; Information Literacy in the Workplace, 803-812. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74334-9_81
Activity Theory (AT) is presented as a framework for explaining Information Literacy (IL) as a technologically mediated social practice. This is achieved in the context of a s...
University of Aberdeen
Portrait is a software tool developed to help care staff get to know personal and social information about clients that live in residential care facilities. The Portrait system consists of a biography...
To create the ability in Payfont to research and deliver, using Universal Design principles and processes based on BS8878, the optimal secure user experience (UX) in secure transactions
Scottish Funding Council
I-POS produce an Intelligent Point of Sale application which runs on Apple iPad hardware for use in bars and restaurants. The application generates transaction based sales data and re-ordering data fr...
Economic and Social Research Council
This research studentship will investigate innovation and best practice in skills development in the workplace in Scotland, drawing comparisons with the rest of the UK and other countries. It will exp...
Communities and Culture Network + (Hosted by University of Leeds)
A Community of Practice was found supporting the digital engagement practitioners in the neighbouring CCs, and that this is situated within a context of interested non-practitioners who share knowledg...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Information Revolutionaries? Silicon Valley and Social Transformation. A Carnegie travel grant to carry out project work in USA
Arts & Humanities Research Council
InGSoc (Informing the Good Society: New Directions in Information Policy) is a three-year project, funded by an Arts and Humanities Research Council standard grant. The project, whose common thread is...
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 ...
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...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in...
The Scottish Government and supporting bodies have recognised the importance of innovation for organisations to improve employme...
Professor Hazel Hall of the School of Computing is one of 60 new elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
20 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
On 30th November 2016 Edinburgh Napier University was the first UK institution to host the Annual Lecture of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST). The speaker was Professor S...
19 December 2016
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Iris Buunk has been awarded a John Campbell Trust bursary to support participation at the 18th European Conference on Knowledge Management (ECKM).
13 December 2016
The work of a team from the Centre for Social Informatics on the evaluation and management of personal reputations using online information has just been published in Information Research (one of the ...
7 December 2016
Leo Appleton was awarded the 2016 Research Practitioner Excellence Award by the Library and Information Research Group (LIRG) at the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP...
27 October 2016
The Centre for Social Informatics made a number of contributions to the Information Seeking in Context conference 2016 (#ISIC2016) in Zadar, Croatia between 20th and 23rd September 2016.
19 September 2016
Centre for Social Information student Alicja Pawluczuk won the best poster award at the Digital Human Conference at the The Digital Human: Humanities and Social Sciences in the Digital Age conference ...
15 September 2016
Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Lyndsey Jenkins has won a best paper award at the 15th IFIP Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society.
14 September 2016
Professor Hazel Hall has won the Jason Farradane Award 2016.
The Jason Farradane Award is made to an individual or a group of people in recognition of outstanding work in the information...
6 September 2016
Professor Hazel Hall has been appointed to the International Programme Committee of Evidence Based Library and Information practice 2017 (EBLIP9)
11 August 2016
Dr Ella Taylor-Smith delivered a presentation at Social Media and Society 2016 in London on 13th July 2016.
12 July 2016
Demographic data of UK information professions from CSI/ERI Workforce Mapping project released
29 June 2016
The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) have published a series of 24 fact sheets on the basis of the findings of the Wo...
Edinburgh Napier University Merchiston campus
2 May 2018
Core44, Room C44 Merchiston
29 November 2017
Core44, room C44, Merchiston Campus
22 August 2017
21 June 2017
C19, Merchiston Campus
19 June 2017
C19, Merchiston campus
11 October 2016
Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh.
14 August 2016
Goldsmiths College, London
10 July 2016 - 12 July 2016
18 June 2016
1 June 2016
24 May 2016
16 May 2016
2 May 2016
14 April 2016
10 April 2016