Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Research Seminars

Regular research seminars are held at SIS. These seminars are presented by SIS-staff, visiting scholars, and HDR students. Wide ranging topics including work-in-progress research, grant writing strategies, application of different methodologies are presented and discussed at these seminars. Participation to these presentations is open to all CSU staff and students.

2017 Research Seminars

DateTitle and PresenterMediaDocsSlides
6 September 
2017
Information Behaviour and Emotions
Dr Hamid Jamali, School of Information Studies, CSU 
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17 May 2017Women and Digital Technologies: Comparative Analysis of India, Australia and Chile
Dr Kim Thompson, School of Information Studies, CSU
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26 April 2017The Ins and Outs of Contract Funding
Professor Fran Press, School of Teacher Education, CSU
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29 March 2017Information Properties of the ISIS's Content: An Evidence-Based Approach - Dr Waseem Afzal, School of Information Studies, CSU Flyer 

2016 Research Seminars

DateTitle and PresenterMediaDocsSlides
14 September 2016Data Management: Knowledge and Skills Required in Research, Scientific and Technical Organisations - Dr Mary Anne Kennan - School of Information Studies, CSUAudio (Adobe)FlyerSlides
10 August 2016"It's like stickers in your brain": Using the Guided Inquiry Process to Support Lifelong Learning Skills in an Australian School Library Lee Fitzerald and Dr Kasey Garrison - School of Information Studies, CSUAudio (Adobe)FlyerSlides
27 July 2016To Set Before These Men the Scripture of Inspiration: Libraries of the Early Penal Settlements Dr Mary Carroll - School of Information Studies, CSUAudio (Adobe)FlyerSlides
15 June 2016Online Global Collaborative Educators and Pedagogical Change
Julie Lindsay - Quality Learning & Teaching Leader (Online), CSU
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18 May 2016The Eyes Have It: Individual Differences and Eye Gaze
Behaviour in Biomedical Search
Dr Ying-Hsang Liu - School of Information Studies, CSU
Audio (Adobe)FlyerSlides
4 May 2016Engaging for Impact: An Exploration of Global Trends
Affecting Academics' Connections to Community
Wade Kelly - PhD candidate School of Information Studies, CSU
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20 April 2016The Multiple Faces of Digital Literacy
Dr Barbara Combes - School of Information Studies, CSU   
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2015 Research Seminars

DateTitle and PresenterMedia Docs Slides
11 December 2015Connecting patients and caregivers to health research evidence through digital tools: The future of knowledge translation?
Lauren Albrecht - PhD Student Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton Alberta Canada   
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26 November 2015Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century University
Dr Paul F. Marty - Professor School of Information, Florida State University 
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14 October 2015Records, rights and Queensland Indigenous people 
Dr Sigrid McCausland - School of Information Studies, CSU 
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11 July 2015Advancing the Profession through Information Research and Innovation
Dr Sandra Hirsh - Professor and Director School of Information, San Jose State University 
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3 June 2015Awards with rewards: Implications and perceptions for collection development for youth
Dr Kasey Garrison - School of Information Studies, CSU 
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13 May 2015Chinese Whispers: The Nature of Information and the Future of Libraries
Dr. Barbara Combes - School of Information Studies, CSU 
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25 February 2015Digital Inclusion Factors among Middle-Class Women in Kerala India
Dr Kim Thompson - School of Information Studies, CSU
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(Adobe) 
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4 February
2015

Does Guided Inquiry Enhance Learning and Metacognition?
Ms. Lee Fitzgerald - School of Information Studies, CSU   

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2014 Research Seminars

Date Title and Presenter Media DocsSlides
11 December 2014Knowledge needs of non-profit organisations: An emergent model of types and representations.
Lisa M. Given, PhD, Professor of Information Studies, School of Information Studies, CSU
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26 November 2014CSU Library Research Support for SIS
Ms Karen Mackney, CSU Library and Ms Lee-Anne McInerney,, CSU Library
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5 November 2014 The Impact of Organisational Information Culture on Information Use Outcomes in Policing: An Exploratory Study
Dr Doug Abrahamson, Doctor of Public Policy and Professor Jane Goodman-Delahunty, CSU School of Psychology
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1 October 2014 Citizen Science and People's Use of Virtual information Resources in the Environmental Community
Mr Tim Dolby, PhD Student, CSU
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24 September 2014 Is There Life After Lecturing? Academics, Administrators, Archivists
Edward Reid-Smith, Adjunct Lecturer and retired Inaugural Principal Lecturer, RCAE, in Dept of Library and Information Services, and  Wayne Doubleday, Manager CSU Regional Archives and University Art Collection
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10 September 2014 Students on Placement: The View from Both Sides
Dr Bob Pymm-School of Information Studies, CSU
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20 August 2014 The Concept of Information Need: Evidence from Literature and and Empirical Investigation
Dr Waseem Afzal - School of Information Studies, CSU
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6 August 2014 Engaging Pre-service School Librarians with International Literature
Dr Kasey Garrison - School of Information Studies, CSU
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30 July 2014 Tips and Insights on Publishing and the Publication Process
Dr Mary Anne Kennan - School of Information Studies, CSU
Dr Kim M Thompson - School of Information Studies, CSU
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11 July 2014 Writing Effective Grant Proposals in an Age of Collaboration
Dr Heidi Julien, Professor and Chair of the Department of Library and Information Studies at the University of Buffalo.
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4 June 2014 Information and Experience: Reading Practices in the 1960's Swedish Comprehensive School
Dr Mats Dolatkhah and Dr Anna H Lundh, Senior Lecturers, School of Library of Information Science, University of Boras, Sweden

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21 May 2014 Use of Online Information Tools in Academic Studies
Dr Asim Qayyum, School of Information Studies
Dr David Smith, School of Education, CSU
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14 May 2014 #Influence in an attention economy
Jake Wallis, School of Information Studies, CSU
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30 April 2014 Extra or Essential? Public Programs in Archives
Dr Sigrid McCausland, School of Information Studies, CSU
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2 April 2014 Digital Inclusion: Public Policy, Public Libraries and the Individual
Dr Kim Thompson, School of Information Studies, CSU
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12 March 2014 The Factors Influencing Effective Web 2.0 tools Used to Market Library Services and Resources
Dr Zhixian (George) Yi, School of Information Studies, CSU
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26 February 2014 Towards curating data for sharing, access and preservation with environmental voluntary groups
Dr Mary Anne, Kennan, School of Information Studies, CSU
Dr Kirsty Williamson, Research Fellow - Monash University and School of Information Studies, CSU
Associate Professor Graeme Johanson, Director of the Centre for Community Networking Research, Monash University
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23 January 2014 Embodied Information Practice
Dr Michael Olsson, University of Technology, Sydney
Dr Natalya Goldbold, co-convener - Australian Sociological Association (TASA)'s, Sociology of Emotions and Affect thematic group
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13 January 2014 Some Foibles of the Scholarly Communication Process
Professor John Budd
School of Information Science & Learning Technologies, University of Missouri
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