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Workplace information literacy: Measures and methodological challenges

Journal Article
Widén, G., Nikou, S., Ahmad, F., Ryan, B., & Cruickshank, P. (in press)
Workplace information literacy: Measures and methodological challenges. Information Research,
Today’s workplace is increasingly rich on information in various formats and the digital information environment requires constant adaption to new information technologies. Th...

Workshop report for DISIPRAC: Digital identity security information practices of citizens (March 2020)

Report
Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, F. (2020)
Workshop report for DISIPRAC: Digital identity security information practices of citizens (March 2020). Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University
The report reflects the outcome of a workshop with practitioners held on 27 February 2020. It is aimed at practitioners and policy makers, and gives some evidence of a number ...

Talking to imagined citizens? Information sharing practices and proxies for e-participation in hyperlocal democratic settings

Journal Article
Cruickshank, P., & Hall, H. (in press)
Talking to imagined citizens? Information sharing practices and proxies for e-participation in hyperlocal democratic settings. Information Research,
Introduction. Prior research in Information Science often uses constructs from Social Exchange Theory to explain online information sharing. Exchange theories have a strong fo...

Build, manage and evaluate: information practices and personal reputations on social media platforms

Journal Article
Lawson, A., Ryan, F. V., Cruickshank, P., & Hall, H. (2019)
Build, manage and evaluate: information practices and personal reputations on social media platforms. Information Research, 24(4),
Introduction. The broad theme of this paper is the use of information to build, manage and evaluate personal reputations. It reports the findings of a study that considered t...

Semantic Stream Management Framework for Data Consistency in Smart Spaces

Conference Proceeding
Bamgboye, O., Liu, X., & Cruickshank, P. (2019)
Semantic Stream Management Framework for Data Consistency in Smart Spaces. https://doi.org/10.1109/COMPSAC.2019.10188
Semantic technology can provide a bridge between smart applications and Internet of Things (IoT) to enable possible integration and interoperability of data produced by hetero...

Closing the researcher-practitioner gap: an exploration of the impact of an AHRC networking grant

Journal Article
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...

Build, manage and evaluate: information practices and personal reputations on social media platforms

Presentation / Conference
Ryan, F., Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Lawson, A. (2019, June)
Build, manage and evaluate: information practices and personal reputations on social media platforms. Paper presented at Conceptions of Library and Information Science 10 (CoLIS10), Ljubjana, Slovenia
Introduction. The broad theme of this paper is the use of information to build, manage and evaluate personal reputations. It reports the findings of a study that considered th...

Towards Modelling and Reasoning about Uncertain Data of Sensor Measurements for Decision Support in Smart Spaces.

Conference Proceeding
Bamgboye, O., Liu, X., & Cruickshank, P. (2018)
Towards Modelling and Reasoning about Uncertain Data of Sensor Measurements for Decision Support in Smart Spaces. In 2018 IEEE 42nd Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC)https://doi.org/10.1109/COMPSAC.2018.10330
Smart Spaces currently benefits from Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructures in order to realise its objectives. In many cases, it demonstrates this through certain automated...

Blurred reputations: Managing professional and private information online

Journal Article
Ryan, F. V., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H., & Lawson, A. (2020)
Blurred reputations: Managing professional and private information online. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618769977
Results are reported from a study that investigated patterns of information behaviour and use as related to personal reputation building and management in online environments....

Practices of community representatives in exploiting information channels for citizen democratic engagement

Journal Article
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2018)
Practices of community representatives in exploiting information channels for citizen democratic engagement. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 096100061876996. https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618769966
The purpose of the research was to investigate the practices of elected, yet unpaid, community councillors in Scotland as they exploit information channels for democratic enga...
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Centre for Social Informatics researchers report on the long-term value of networking grants

15 February 2018
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.

Centre for Social Informatics contribute to ASIST2017 in Washington DC

30 October 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.

Centre for Social Informatics contribute to ECIL 2017

19 September 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in St Malo, France, in September 2017.

Centre for Social Informatics contribute nine papers to i3 2017

26 June 2017
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics presented nine papers at Information: interactions and impact (i3) in June 2017.

Information Literacy for Democratic Engagement: project findings

19 March 2017
Researchers in the Centre for Social Informatics have released findings of the Information Literacy for Democratic Engagement (IL-DEM) project.

Generation X, personal reputation and social media: new research published

7 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 ...

Centre for Social Informatics contribute to ISIC 2016

19 September 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.

Centre for Social Informatics contribution to iDocQ 2016

22 June 2016
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics made a number of contributions at iDocQ 2016 in Glasgow on 23rd June 2016.