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20th Annual Research Forum (2022)

The 2022 edition of the Forum was held online through Zoom. Below please find presentation slides and recordings when available.


Plenary session: Racial capitalism and knowledge production in LIS: A conversation with David James Hudson, moderated by Désirée Rochat
David James Hudson, Acting Information Literacy Manager, University of Guelph
Désirée Rochat, Researcher in Residence, Concordia University Library
Presentation (YouTube)

Digitization and Exploitation: Toward Ending the Exploitation of the Incarcerated in Memory Work
Kristen C. Howard, MISt Student, McGill University
Slides | Presentation (YouTube)

The Development of a Browse and Search Interface for Metadata About Online Literary Performance in Canada During the Pandemic Period.
Tomasz Neugebauer, Principal Investigator / Digital Projects & Systems Development Librarian, Concordia University Library; Francisco Berrizbeitia, Developer, Concordia University Library; Ben Joseph Research Assistant / Full Stack Development, Simon Fraser University ; Alexandre Bustamante Research Assistant / UX Design, Concordia University ; Eva Lu, Research Assistant / UX Design, Victoria University in the University of Toronto ; Sukesh Gandham Research Assistant / Data Visualization, Concordia University ; Jason Camlot, Principal Investigator / Professor and University Research Chair Department of English, Concordia University
Slides | Presentation (YouTube)

Beyond "Ignorance" and EDI: Critiquing LIS Accounts of Islamophobia
Salma Abumeeiz, Research and Instruction Librarian, University of California, Los Angeles
Slides | Presentation (YouTube)

Refreshing Concordia's Archival Publication Collection: Making Digital Preservation and Access Work Together
John Richan, Digital Archivist, Concordia University Archives
Slides | Presentation (YouTube)

Truth Talking in The Library: A Thematic Investigation of Statements on Bias in Libraries and Archives
Jordan Pedersen, Metadata Librarian, University of Toronto; Cora Coady, Indigenous Outreach and Research Intern, University of Toronto; Tina Liu, Indigenous Metadata and Engagement Intern, University of Toronto
Slides | Presentation (YouTube)

Academic Librarians' Conceptions and Experiences of Teacher Agency
Andrea Baer, Public Services Librarian, Rowan University
Slides | Presentation (YouTube)

Waking our Stories
Lisa Ndejuru, Provost Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Toronto, School of Information; Kristen Young, Community Archivist, Independent
Slides | Presentation (YouTube)

Indexation et recherche automatique des images : innovation du point de vue des professionnel.le.s de l’image
Shahrazad Rahmé, Candidate au doctorat, EBSI, Université de Montréal
Slides | Presentation (YouTube)

Expanding Research Possibilities for Visual-Information Seekers with a Renewable Workaround
Rachel Harris, Scholarly Publishing Librarian, Concordia University Library

Librarianship and Disability at the Performative Turn
Natalia Kapacinskas, Teaching and Learning Librarian, University of Houston Libraries

Contested Spaces: A Critical History of Canadian Public Libraries as Neutral Places
Whitney Kemble, Liaison Librarian, Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Toronto Scarborough Slides | Presentation (YouTube)

A case study of first-generation students' scholarly identity development
Ramón García, Resident Information Literacy Librarian & Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado; Darren Ilett, Assistant Professor & Information Literacy Librarian, University of Northern Colorado
Slides | Presentation (YouTube)

Openwashing in Open Spaces: A Review of the Literature
Courtney Waugh, Research & Scholarly Communication Librarian and Emily Carlisle-Johnston, Research & Scholarly Communication Librarian, Western Libraries, Western University
Slides | Presentation (YouTube)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statements on Academic Library Websites: An Analysis of Content, Communication, and Messaging.
Eric Ely-Ledesma, PhD Candidate, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Scoping review search practices in the social sciences: Preliminary results of a scoping review.
Judith Logan, Assistant Head, User Services, Robarts Library, University of Toronto Libraries; Jenaya Webb, Public Services and Research Librarian, OISE Library, University of Toronto Libraries; Nalini K. Singh, User Services Librarian, Robarts Library, University of Toronto Libraries; Benjamin Walsh, User Services Librarian, Robarts Library, University of Toronto Libraries; Nailisa Tanner; Digital Initiatives Librarian, Memorial University Libraries; Margaret Wall, User Services Librarian and Patron Relations Coordinator, Robarts Library, University of Toronto Libraries; Ana Patricia Ayala, Research Services Librarian, Gerstein Science Information Centre, University of Toronto Libraries
Poster ( | Text-only version

Is That the Case?: Exploring Intersectionality in Business Cases.
Carmen Cole, Information Sciences and Business Librarian, Penn State University Libraries; Emily Mross, Business Librarian, Penn State University Libraries; Maggie Mahoney, Business Librarian, Penn State University Libraries
Poster | Text-only version

Artificial Intelligence in Subject-Specific Library Work: Perspectives, Trends, and Opportunities.
Erica Friesen, Research and Instruction Librarian (Law) and Online Learning Specialist, Queen's University; Angélique Roy, Health Sciences Librarian, Queen's University; Hannah Tanna, Research and Instruction Librarian (Humanities & Social Sciences), Queen's University.
Poster | Text-only version

An interactive AI-based approach to semantic annotations for the SpokenWeb archive.
  Francisco Berrizbeitia, Developer, Concordia University Library
Poster | Text-only version

"Seeing" Latinx Students: Efforts to Journey Beyond Color-Blind Services.
Kellie O'Donnell-Bobadilla, Reference Librarian and Head of Access Services, Eastern Connecticut State University

“Overwhelming, Expensive, Essential”: Exploring the research habits and needs of campus entrepreneurs.
Carey Toane, Entrepreneurship Librarian, University of Toronto Libraries; Sarah Shujah, Liaison Librarian, University of Toronto Scarborough Libraries; Helen Kula, Head, Research & Instruction, University of Toronto Mississauga Library
Poster | Text-only version

Using UX approaches to create LGTBQ + Health LibGuide at the University of Ottawa (UofO).
Victoria Cole, Research Librarian, University of Ottawa

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