Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Taylor-Smith, E. (2012, May). Realising the value of RiLIES: the research in librarianship impact evaluation study. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Limerick, Republic of Ireland
In 2011 researchers at Edinburgh Napier University, supported by the UK Library and Information Science Research Coalition, investigated the extent to which funded research pr...
Brettle, A., Hall, H. & Oppenheim, C. (2012, May). We have a DREaM: the Developing Research Excellence and Methods network. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Limerick, Republic of Ireland
This paper reports on UK efforts to support the building of the library and information science (LIS) evidence base through the work of the Arts and Humanities Research Counci...
Hall, H. (2011, December). Strengthening the links between research and practice: the Research in Librarianship - Impact Evaluation Study (RiLIES). Paper presented at Online 2011, London Olympia
The Research in Librarianship – Impact Evaluation Project (RiLIES – pronounced “realise”) completed in August 2011 explored the extent to which funded librarianship research p...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
To develop a formal Scotland-wide network of LIS researchers and practitioners, to help spread expertise into a connected practitioner community across all LIS sectors through high quality training an...
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...
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...
Hall, H. (2011, August). Beyond broadcast and consume: modification of provider-user information behaviours in social media space. Presented at ISSOME 2011: Information Science and Social Media International Conference,, Turku, Finland
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/2011-hall-issomefinland
Hall, H. (2011, June). Project output versus influence in practice: impact as a dimension of research quality. Presented at 6th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP6) conference, Manchester, England
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/2011-hall-eblip6salford
Hall, H. (2011, June). Coalition and collaboration: supporting the development of LIS research in the UK. Presented at Information: interactions and impact 2011 (i3), Aberdeen
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/coalition-and-collaboration-supporting-the-development-of-lis-rese...
Hall, H. (2010, October). Getting real about social media. Presented at Internet Librarian International., London
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare -https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/getting-real-about-social-media-15918378
Hall, H. (2010, July). Seizing the opportunity of research-led practice. Presented at BLA 2010: the Research Agenda, Liverpool, UK
Presentation slides can be found on slideshare -
Hall, H. (2010, March). 10 Twitter tips in 10 minutes. Paper presented at Tweeting while we work: SLA Europe event, London, UK
No abstract available.
Hall, H., Widen-Wulff, G., Peterson, L. & Davison, B. (2009, June). Shared relationships, spaces and online information behaviours: a social exchange and capital perspective. Paper presented at Information: Interactions and Impact (i3), Aberdeen
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
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
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...
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 ...
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 Scottish Government and supporting bodies have recognised the importance of innovation for organisations to improve employme...
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
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
Room 1/10, Craiglockhart Campus
10 July 2018
Edinburgh Napier University Merchiston campus
2 May 2018
Room G2, Merchiston Campus
28 November 2017
21 June 2017
18 June 2016
16 May 2016
2 May 2016
10 April 2016