Professor Profiles

Michael McNally

Michael McNally

Associate Professor


Library and Information Studies, School of

About Me


Research Interests:
Copyright and Open Content, Open Educational Resource Design, Rural and Remote Broadband, Digital Literacy, Telecommunications Policy

I am currently involved in the following research projects:

University of Alberta's Opening Up Copyright Instructional Series:



I have taught the following courses at SLIS since 2012:

LIS 501: Foundations of Library and Information Studies

LIS 503: Reference and Information Services

LIS 505: Introduction to Research in Library and Information Studies

LIS 526: Instructional Practices in LIS

LIS 536: Digital Reference and Information Retrieval 

LIS 598: Emerging and Evolving Technology

LIS 598: Cultural Memory Organizations in the Global Information Society

LIS 598: Technology, Information and Society

LIS 598: Information Policy