Congratulations to Dr. Dinesh Rathi for CAIS/ACSI Best Paper Award!

Join SLIS in celebrating Dr. Dinesh Rathi’s contribution to literature on the use of hashtags in Canadian public libraries

16 June 2023

The School extends its warmest congratulations to Dr. Dinesh Rathi, Professor at SLIS, for being awarded Best Paper at the 51st Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science / l’Association canadienne des sciences de l’information (CAIS/ACSI).

Dr. Rathi’s award-winning paper, Use of Hashtags by Two Canadian Public Libraries: A Comparative Review, examines the strategic use of hashtags by two large Canadian public libraries, Edmonton Public Library (EPL) and Calgary Public Library (CPL), to strengthen online presence, share information, and promote programs and services.