School of Library and Information Studies

Student Research

SLIS students engage in all manner of research activities. Highlights of SLIS student research include Martha Attridge Bufton, who was the recipient of the 2016 IFLA LIS Student Paper Award, and Amanda Larsen's Mitacs Accelerate Internship assessing compliance with multiple privacy regimes for a start-up software development company.


Theses completed by SLIS students in 2016 through 2018 include:

Maureen Babb (MLIS) An Exploration of Academic Librarians as Researchers within a University Setting
Sophia Hoosein (HuCo/MLIS) Navigating the Jungle: An Investigation of Older Adults' Quests for Governmental Information
Mihaela Ilovan (HuCo/MLIS) Information Architecture of CiteLens: A Visualization Tool for Context and Content Analysis of References in Traditional Humanities Monographs
Andrea Johnston (HuCo/MLIS) Walking with the Archives: Mapping Newfoundland Identity through Ghost Stories and Folklore
Colette Leung (HuCo/MLIS) The Journeys of Books: Rare Books and Manuscripts Provenance Metadata in a Digital Age

Shannon Lucky (HuCo/MLIS) ARChives: Exploring the Community Archives of Canadian Artist-Run Centres
Betthany MacCallum (HuCo/MLIS) The Role of Social Medial in the Facilitation of Comples Discourses Between Young Adult Author and Reader
Zachary Schoenberger (HuCo/MLIS) Who Wrote This? Creator Metadata Quality on Academia.Edu

Sandra Schwab (HuCo/MLIS) Defining Privacy: A Critical Investigation of Canadian Political Discourse

Megan Sellmer (HuCo/MLIS) Evaluating the Information Architecture of Digital Museums

In addition, SLIS students regularly present at a variety of academic and professional conferences at local, provincial and national venues.