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.

Regular research seminars are held at SIS accessible from the following link: https://connect.csu.edu.au/sis

2020 Research Seminars

Date Title and PresenterMediaDocsSlides
28 October 2020“The humanities in Australia: policy, politics and public value” Presented by Dr. Joel Barnes from the University of Technology Sydney Flyer 
11 September 2020“Information and Society: Empowering Access” Presented on 2mce Radio by Drs Simon Wakeling, Mary Carroll, Jane Garner, Hamid Jamali, Louise Curham, Yazdan Mansourian and Kasey GarrisonRecording  
19 August 2020“Hedonistic information behaviour: Definition, scope and implication” Presented by Dr. Yazdan MansourianRecordingFlyerSlides
6 May 2020 “Canaries in a coalmine: The Index and the Page in ebooks” Presented by Mary Coe RecordingFlyer 
16 April 2020 "What we can learn from information flows about COVID-19: Implications for Research & Practice” Presented by Dr. Waseem Afza  Flyer 
8 April 2020 “Reflections on Preparing a DECRA Application” Presented by Dr. Simon Wakeling RecordingFlyer 
18 March 2020 “A Question of Diversity in Australia Library and Information Studies Education” Presented by Dr. Jessie Lymn  Flyer 
26 February 2020 “'It is more to do with enjoying yourself in a team environment': Affective Aspects of Information Seeking in Serious Leisure Activities” Presented by Dr. Yazdan Mansourian RecordingFlyer 

2019 Research Seminars

Date Title and PresenterMediaDocsSlides
November 2019 “The Role of GLAM Industry in Saving our Collective Memories and Protecting Us from Historical Forgetfulness and Social Amnesia” Presented by Dr. Yazdan Mansourian  FlyerSlides
October 2019 “Towards Metadata Activism”  Presented by Dr. Hollie White  Flyer 
October 2019 “‘One interested teacher at a time’: Australian Teacher Librarian Perspectives on Collaboration and Inquiry”  Presented by Dr. Kasey Garrison and Lee FitzGerald  FlyerSlides
9 October 2019 “ECR & scholarly communication” Presented by Dr. Hamid Jamali    
4 September 2019 “Student press collections in Australian university libraries and archives”  Presented by Dr. Jessie Lymn and MIS student Tamara Jones AudioFlyer 
26 August 2019 “Current developments and trends in the information age”  Presented by Dr. Sarah Jones AudioFlyer 
21 August 2019 "Open Access and the Theory-Practice Gap”  Presented by Simon Wakeling AudioFlyerSlides
July 2019 "Understanding Best Practice in Juvenile Libraries" Presented by Jane Garner AudioFlyerSlides
19 June 2019 "From Sevres to Melbourne: Art and Education in 19th century Victoria" Presented by Anna Griffiths, Oliver Farrell and Dr Mary Carroll AudioFlyerSlides
8 May 2019 “Wisdom in the Works of Information Professionals”  Presented by Asim Qayyum AudioFlyerSlides
3 April 2019 “Building an Ethical Research Culture”  Presented by Asim Qayyum AudioFlyerSlides
20 March 2019 “Migrant Histories, National Memory, and Regional Collections” by Jessie Lymn AudioFlyerSlides
6 March 2019 "Progress in Research Data Services: An International Survey of University Libraries" by Associate Professor Mary Anne Kennan AudioFlyerSlides
20 February 2019 "Looking for Transcendental Information in the Context of Serious Leisure" by Dr. Yazdan Mansourian AudioFlyerSlides

2018 Research Seminars

Date Title and PresenterMediaDocsSlides
21 November 2018 Get yourself together online! How to manage your CRO and ORCiD profiles by Karen Mackney, CSU Library AudioFlyerSlides
14 November 2018 “They should be called guiders”: Teachers and Teacher Librarians Developing Inquiry Learners by Lee Fitzgerald and Dr. Kasey Garrison, CSU AudioFlyer Slides
13 June 2018 Research Diversification & Research Impact
Dr Hamid R Jamali
Audio  
7 June 2018 So Much to Do, So Little Time – Balancing Teaching, Research and Service
Dr. Karen Gavigan,  School of Library and Information Studies, University of South Carolina, USA
AudioFlyerSlides
6 June 2018 School Library Research: An Overview of International Research, Topics & Methodologies
Dr. Karen Gavigan,  School of Library and Information Studies, University of South Carolina, USA
AudioFlyerSlides
31 May 2018 Coffee, Tea, and PD
Dr. Karen Gavigan,  School of Library and Information Studies, University of South Carolina, USA
AudioFlyer 
30 May 2018 Identifying and Winning International Grant Funding
Dr Karen Gavigan, School of Library and Information Studies, University of South Carolina, USA
AudioFlyerSlides
2 May 2018 Information Behaviours in the Context of Casual and Serious Leisure
Dr Yazdan Mansourian, CSU
AudioFlyerSlides
4 April 2018 Using Digital Animation to Inform Counter-Extremism Efforts: A Demonstration.
Dr Waseem Afzal, School of Information Studies, CSU
Andrew Hagan, School of Communication and Creative Industries, CSU
 FlyerSlides

2017 Research Seminars

Date Title and PresenterMediaDocsSlides
22 November 2017 What Counts as "Library Science" Literature?:The Past Decade of "Library Science" Publications in Web of Science
Dr Kasey Garrison, School of Information Studies, CSU
AudioFlyerSlides
20 September 2017 Socialising the Peer Review Process
Associate Professor Mary Anne Kennan, School of Information Studies, CSU
Audio  

6 September 
2017

Information Behaviour and Emotions
Dr Hamid Jamali, School of Information Studies, CSU 

Audio

  
17 May 2017 Women and Digital Technologies: Comparative Analysis of India, Australia and Chile
Dr Kim Thompson, School of Information Studies, CSU
AudioFlyerSlides
26 April 2017 The Ins and Outs of Contract Funding
Professor Fran Press, School of Teacher Education, CSU
Audio (Adobe) FlyerSlides
29 March 2017 Information Properties of the ISIS's Content: An Evidence-Based Approach - Dr Waseem Afzal, School of Information Studies, CSU  Flyer 

2016 Research Seminars

Date Title and PresenterMediaDocsSlides
14 September 2016 Data Management: Knowledge and Skills Required in Research, Scientific and Technical Organisations - Dr Mary Anne Kennan - School of Information Studies, CSU Audio (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 Fitzgerald and Dr Kasey Garrison - School of Information Studies, CSU Audio (Adobe) FlyerSlides
27 July 2016 To Set Before These Men the Scripture of Inspiration: Libraries of the Early Penal Settlements Dr Mary Carroll - School of Information Studies, CSU Audio (Adobe) FlyerSlides
15 June 2016 Online Global Collaborative Educators and Pedagogical Change
Julie Lindsay - Quality Learning & Teaching Leader (Online), CSU
Audio (Adobe) FlyerSlides
18 May 2016 The 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 2016 Engaging for Impact: An Exploration of Global Trends
Affecting Academics' Connections to Community
Wade Kelly - PhD candidate School of Information Studies, CSU
Audio (Adobe) FlyerSlides
20 April 2016 The Multiple Faces of Digital Literacy
Dr Barbara Combes - School of Information Studies, CSU    
Audio (Adobe) FlyerSlides

2015 Research Seminars

Date Title and PresenterMediaDocsSlides
11 December 2015 Connecting 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   
Audio (Adobe) Flyer 
26 November 2015 Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century University
Dr Paul F. Marty - Professor School of Information, Florida State University 
Audio (Adobe) Flyer 
14 October 2015 Records, rights and Queensland Indigenous people 
Dr Sigrid McCausland - School of Information Studies, CSU 
Audio(Adobe) FlyerSlides
11 July 2015 Advancing the Profession through Information Research and Innovation
Dr Sandra Hirsh - Professor and Director School of Information, San Jose State University 
Audio 
(Adobe)
Flyer 
3 June 2015 Awards with rewards: Implications and perceptions for collection development for youth
Dr Kasey Garrison - School of Information Studies, CSU 
Audio
(Adobe) 
FlyerSlides
13 May 2015 Chinese Whispers: The Nature of Information and the Future of Libraries
Dr. Barbara Combes - School of Information Studies, CSU 
Audio
(Adobe) 
Flyer 
25 February 2015 Digital Inclusion Factors among Middle-Class Women in Kerala India
Dr Kim Thompson - School of Information Studies, CSU
Audio
(Adobe) 
FlyerSlides
4 February
2015

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

Audio
(Adobe)
FlyerSlides

2014 Research Seminars

Date Title and PresenterMediaDocsSlides
11 December 2014 Knowledge 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
 Flyer 
26 November 2014 CSU Library Research Support for SIS
Ms Karen Mackney, CSU Library and Ms Lee-Anne McInerney,, CSU Library
 FlyerSlides
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
Audio
(Adobe) 
Flyer 
1 October 2014 Citizen Science and People's Use of Virtual information Resources in the Environmental Community
Mr Tim Dolby, PhD Student, CSU
Audio
(Adobe)
FlyerSlides
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
Audio
(Adobe) 
FlyerSlides
10 September 2014 Students on Placement: The View from Both Sides
Dr Bob Pymm-School of Information Studies, CSU
Audio
(Adobe)
FlyerSlides
20 August 2014 The Concept of Information Need: Evidence from Literature and and Empirical Investigation
Dr Waseem Afzal - School of Information Studies, CSU
Audio
(Adobe)
FlyerSlides
6 August 2014 Engaging Pre-service School Librarians with International Literature
Dr Kasey Garrison - School of Information Studies, CSU
Audio
(Adobe)
FlyerSlides
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
Audio
(Adobe)
FlyerSlides
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.
Audio
(Adobe)
FlyerSlides
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

Audio
(Adobe)

Flyer 
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
 FlyerSlides
14 May 2014 #Influence in an attention economy
Jake Wallis, School of Information Studies, CSU
 FlyerSlides
30 April 2014 Extra or Essential? Public Programs in Archives
Dr Sigrid McCausland, School of Information Studies, CSU
Audio
(.wmv)
FlyerSlides
2 April 2014 Digital Inclusion: Public Policy, Public Libraries and the Individual
Dr Kim Thompson, School of Information Studies, CSU
Audio
(.wmv)
FlyerSlides
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
 FlyerSlides
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
 FlyerSlides
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
Audio
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FlyerSlides
13 January 2014 Some Foibles of the Scholarly Communication Process
Professor John Budd
School of Information Science & Learning Technologies, University of Missouri
Audio
(.wmv)
FlyerSlides

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