SlideShare a Scribd company logo
Watching the workers
Researching information behaviours
in, and for, workplaces
Hazel Hall
Opening keynote: Information Behaviour in
Workplaces
15th
October 2016
ASIST Annual Meeting
Copenhagen, Denmark
Introducing the speaker
Hazel Hall and Edinburgh Napier University
@hazelh
http://hazelhall.org
#siguse16
Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonis Descriptio
(1614)
John Napier of Merchiston
1 February 1550 - 4 April 1617
Evening lecture and reception
What, if anything, makes knowledge an
improvement over information?
6pm Wednesday 30th
November
Edinburgh
Afternoon doctoral workshop
Research philosophies
Travel/accommodation bursaries for PhD
students
Evening lecture and reception
What, if anything, makes knowledge an
improvement over information?
6pm Wednesday 30th
November
Edinburgh
Afternoon doctoral workshop
Research philosophies
Travel/accommodation bursaries for PhD
students
Watching the workers
Early days
An early experience of ‘watching the workers’An early experience of ‘watching the workers’
The next set of workers watchedThe next set of workers watched
http://hazelhall.org
Watching the workers
Recent and current research in the Centre for Social Informatics
Page 15
Centre for Social Informatics 2016/17
8 staff: 1 researcher, 4 lecturers, 1 senior
lecturer, 1 associate professor, 1 professor
8 research students: 7 full-time, 1 part-time
1 emeritus professor: Lizzie Davenport
2 visiting professors: Blaise Cronin & Brian
Detlor
Centre for Social Informatics 2016/17
8 staff: 1 researcher, 4 lecturers, 1 senior
lecturer, 1 associate professor, 1 professor
8 research students: 7 full-time, 1 part-time
1 emeritus professor: Lizzie Davenport
2 visiting professors: Blaise Cronin & Brian
Detlor
Louise Rasmussen PhD
Workplace: large European public
sector agency charged with economic
development
Behaviours examined relate to
adoption of KM
JIS 42(3) 356-368
Louise Rasmussen PhD
Workplace: large European public
sector agency charged with economic
development
Behaviours examined relate to
adoption of KM
JIS 42(3) 356-368
Iris Buunk 3rd
year PhD student
Workplace: UK public sector
Behaviours examined relate to tacit
knowledge sharing as facilitated by
technology
https://theknowledgeexplorer.org/
Iris Buunk 3rd
year PhD student
Workplace: UK public sector
Behaviours examined relate to tacit
knowledge sharing as facilitated by
technology
https://theknowledgeexplorer.org/
Bruce Ryan and Peter Cruickshank
Workplace: (hyperlocal) government
Behaviours examined relate to
information use for democratic
engagement
https://community-knect.net/
Bruce Ryan and Peter Cruickshank
Workplace: (hyperlocal) government
Behaviours examined relate to
information use for democratic
engagement
https://community-knect.net/
Lynn Killick 3rd
year PhD student
Workplace: UK public sector
Behaviours examined relate to use of
census information in public policy
making
JIS 42(3), 386-395
Lynn Killick 3rd
year PhD student
Workplace: UK public sector
Behaviours examined relate to use of
census information in public policy
making
JIS 42(3), 386-395
Lyndsey Jenkins 2nd
year PhD student
Workplace: to be confirmed
Behaviours to be examined relate to
workplace learning
https://lyndseyjenkins.org/
Lyndsey Jenkins 2nd
year PhD student
Workplace: to be confirmed
Behaviours to be examined relate to
workplace learning
https://lyndseyjenkins.org/
John Mowbray 3rd
year PhD student
‘Workplace’: employers
Behaviours examined relate to use of
networking and social media to access
the labour market
https://johnmowbray.org/
John Mowbray 3rd
year PhD student
‘Workplace’: employers
Behaviours examined relate to use of
networking and social media to access
the labour market
https://johnmowbray.org/
Frances Ryan 3rd
year PhD student
‘Workplace’: employers
Behaviours examined relate to
personal online reputation management
http://www.justaphd.com/
Frances Ryan 3rd
year PhD student
‘Workplace’: employers
Behaviours examined relate to
personal online reputation management
http://www.justaphd.com/
Christine Irving
Workplace: employers
Behaviours examined relate to
information literacy and lifelong learning
http://www.therightinformation.org/
Christine Irving
Workplace: employers
Behaviours examined relate to
information literacy and lifelong learning
http://www.therightinformation.org/
(We’ve also been watching ‘ourselves’)
(ARA/CILIP Workforce Mapping Project)
Watching the workers
Challenges to researching information behaviours in, and for, workplaces
…through
Referencing frameworks
Selecting methods
Collecting and analysing data
Making a contribution
Extensions to our work
…through
Referencing frameworks
Selecting methods
Collecting and analysing data
Making a contribution
Extensions to our work
We seek to…We seek to…
Behaviours and explanation:
deploying frameworks
Within discipline or borrowed?
What if none is appropriate? Validity of
a ‘loose’ framework to anchor theory
development?
Extent of contribution?
Behaviours and explanation:
deploying frameworks
Within discipline or borrowed?
What if none is appropriate? Validity of
a ‘loose’ framework to anchor theory
development?
Extent of contribution?
Selecting the ‘right’ methods:
Qualitative versus quantitative
versus mixed versus multi..?
‘Traditional’ options: surveys,
interviews, and focus groups or
more novel/risky approaches?
Selecting the ‘right’ methods:
Qualitative versus quantitative
versus mixed versus multi..?
‘Traditional’ options: surveys,
interviews, and focus groups or
more novel/risky approaches?
https://lisresearch.org/dream-project/
Collecting and analysing data:
Sample site(s)?
Establishing initial contact(s)?
In-site sampling?
Timing?
Site ‘stability’?
Legal/ethical issues?
Expectation of return?
Collecting and analysing data:
Sample site(s)?
Establishing initial contact(s)?
In-site sampling?
Timing?
Site ‘stability’?
Legal/ethical issues?
Expectation of return?
What exactly are we contributing?
Not as simple 2 HCL + Na2O = H2O
+ 2 NaCL
‘Unmixing’ ingredients?
Relevance and impact?
What exactly are we contributing?
Not as simple 2 HCL + Na2O = H2O
+ 2 NaCL
‘Unmixing’ ingredients?
Relevance and impact?
Watching the workers of the future
Who - or what - next?
UK fishing & agriculture
C19th = 22%
C21st = 1%
US farming
C19th = 50%
C21st < 2%
UK fishing & agriculture
C19th = 22%
C21st = 1%
US farming
C19th = 50%
C21st < 2%
White collar (knowledge)
work at risk
Disappearance of
‘traditional’ stable, localised
work
Multiple career changes
Established professions
under threat
White collar (knowledge)
work at risk
Disappearance of
‘traditional’ stable, localised
work
Multiple career changes
Established professions
under threat
Integration
Not humans or robots
Not humans versus
robots
Humans with robots
Integration
Not humans or robots
Not humans versus
robots
Humans with robots
Emerging agendas
What are the implications of the
continued automation of human tasks,
roles and jobs?
How can these be addressed?
Emerging agendas
What are the implications of the
continued automation of human tasks,
roles and jobs?
How can these be addressed?
Is there a role here for information
scientists?
If so, what can we contribute (are we
already contributing):
On basis of existing body of work on
information behaviours in the workplace?
By applying knowledge and techniques
to new/changing employment and
employment environment(s)?
Is there a role here for information
scientists?
If so, what can we contribute (are we
already contributing):
On basis of existing body of work on
information behaviours in the workplace?
By applying knowledge and techniques
to new/changing employment and
employment environment(s)?
Groups such as CSI ‘follow the
information’ to make contributions to
national priorities
Economic: e.g. skills development,
innovation, productivity, competitive
advantage, sustainable growth
Societal: community development, social
cohesion, equality, stability
Groups such as CSI ‘follow the
information’ to make contributions to
national priorities
Economic: e.g. skills development,
innovation, productivity, competitive
advantage, sustainable growth
Societal: community development, social
cohesion, equality, stability
Watching the workers
Researching information behaviours
in, and for, workplaces
Hazel Hall
Opening keynote: Information Behaviour in
Workplaces
15th
October 2016
ASIST Annual Meeting
Copenhagen, Denmark

More Related Content

What's hot

Sustainable support for OER at the University of Edinburgh
Sustainable support for OER at the University of EdinburghSustainable support for OER at the University of Edinburgh
Sustainable support for OER at the University of Edinburgh
Nick Sheppard
 
Evaluating Libguides at UCD LIbrary
Evaluating Libguides at UCD LIbraryEvaluating Libguides at UCD LIbrary
Evaluating Libguides at UCD LIbrary
Michelle Dalton
 
Creation, Transformation, Dissemination and Preservation: Advocating for Scho...
Creation, Transformation, Dissemination and Preservation: Advocating for Scho...Creation, Transformation, Dissemination and Preservation: Advocating for Scho...
Creation, Transformation, Dissemination and Preservation: Advocating for Scho...
NASIG
 
Exploring the Networks in Open Public Data
Exploring the Networks in Open Public DataExploring the Networks in Open Public Data
Exploring the Networks in Open Public Data
Uldis Bojars
 
Envisioning Social Applications of Library Linked Data
Envisioning Social Applications of Library Linked DataEnvisioning Social Applications of Library Linked Data
Envisioning Social Applications of Library Linked Data
Uldis Bojars
 
Social media, so what? Using Social Media for Information Discovery
Social media, so what? Using Social Media for Information DiscoverySocial media, so what? Using Social Media for Information Discovery
Social media, so what? Using Social Media for Information Discovery
Michelle Dalton
 
Cook santos - hybrid social learning networks Learning Innovation and Devel...
Cook   santos - hybrid social learning networks Learning Innovation and Devel...Cook   santos - hybrid social learning networks Learning Innovation and Devel...
Cook santos - hybrid social learning networks Learning Innovation and Devel...
University of the West of England
 
Data to Advance Sustainability
Data to Advance SustainabilityData to Advance Sustainability
Data to Advance Sustainability
Philip Bourne
 
What is the Regional Materials and Manufacturing Network (RM2N)?
What is the Regional Materials and Manufacturing Network (RM2N)?What is the Regional Materials and Manufacturing Network (RM2N)?
What is the Regional Materials and Manufacturing Network (RM2N)?
Susann Ely
 
How Social Media Can Enhance Your Research Activities
How Social Media Can Enhance Your Research ActivitiesHow Social Media Can Enhance Your Research Activities
How Social Media Can Enhance Your Research Activities
lisbk
 
Digital Media Participation: Blogging and Podcasting
Digital Media Participation: Blogging and PodcastingDigital Media Participation: Blogging and Podcasting
Digital Media Participation: Blogging and Podcasting
Nele Heise
 
Data Science Meets Structural Biology
Data Science Meets Structural BiologyData Science Meets Structural Biology
Data Science Meets Structural Biology
Philip Bourne
 
ePortfolioCalifornia Summit 2010 - Community of Practice Discussion
ePortfolioCalifornia Summit 2010 - Community of Practice DiscussionePortfolioCalifornia Summit 2010 - Community of Practice Discussion
ePortfolioCalifornia Summit 2010 - Community of Practice Discussion
ePortfolio California
 
Lawyer in London: inspiring students through extra-curricular work-related le...
Lawyer in London: inspiring students through extra-curricular work-related le...Lawyer in London: inspiring students through extra-curricular work-related le...
Lawyer in London: inspiring students through extra-curricular work-related le...
SHU Learning & Teaching
 
info2015
info2015info2015
info2015
Dov Winer
 
Iiif to go iiif vatican (7 minutes)
Iiif to go   iiif vatican (7 minutes)Iiif to go   iiif vatican (7 minutes)
Iiif to go iiif vatican (7 minutes)
Rachel Di Cresce
 
Collaborative resource discovery: researchers needs for navigation in a sea o...
Collaborative resource discovery: researchers needs for navigation in a sea o...Collaborative resource discovery: researchers needs for navigation in a sea o...
Collaborative resource discovery: researchers needs for navigation in a sea o...
Roxanne Missingham
 
One World, One Web ... But Great Diversity
One World, One Web ... But Great DiversityOne World, One Web ... But Great Diversity
One World, One Web ... But Great Diversity
lisbk
 
‘Yes – but did they learn anything?’ – new roles in teaching and learning in ...
‘Yes – but did they learn anything?’ – new roles in teaching and learning in ...‘Yes – but did they learn anything?’ – new roles in teaching and learning in ...
‘Yes – but did they learn anything?’ – new roles in teaching and learning in ...
Jisc
 

What's hot (19)

Sustainable support for OER at the University of Edinburgh
Sustainable support for OER at the University of EdinburghSustainable support for OER at the University of Edinburgh
Sustainable support for OER at the University of Edinburgh
 
Evaluating Libguides at UCD LIbrary
Evaluating Libguides at UCD LIbraryEvaluating Libguides at UCD LIbrary
Evaluating Libguides at UCD LIbrary
 
Creation, Transformation, Dissemination and Preservation: Advocating for Scho...
Creation, Transformation, Dissemination and Preservation: Advocating for Scho...Creation, Transformation, Dissemination and Preservation: Advocating for Scho...
Creation, Transformation, Dissemination and Preservation: Advocating for Scho...
 
Exploring the Networks in Open Public Data
Exploring the Networks in Open Public DataExploring the Networks in Open Public Data
Exploring the Networks in Open Public Data
 
Envisioning Social Applications of Library Linked Data
Envisioning Social Applications of Library Linked DataEnvisioning Social Applications of Library Linked Data
Envisioning Social Applications of Library Linked Data
 
Social media, so what? Using Social Media for Information Discovery
Social media, so what? Using Social Media for Information DiscoverySocial media, so what? Using Social Media for Information Discovery
Social media, so what? Using Social Media for Information Discovery
 
Cook santos - hybrid social learning networks Learning Innovation and Devel...
Cook   santos - hybrid social learning networks Learning Innovation and Devel...Cook   santos - hybrid social learning networks Learning Innovation and Devel...
Cook santos - hybrid social learning networks Learning Innovation and Devel...
 
Data to Advance Sustainability
Data to Advance SustainabilityData to Advance Sustainability
Data to Advance Sustainability
 
What is the Regional Materials and Manufacturing Network (RM2N)?
What is the Regional Materials and Manufacturing Network (RM2N)?What is the Regional Materials and Manufacturing Network (RM2N)?
What is the Regional Materials and Manufacturing Network (RM2N)?
 
How Social Media Can Enhance Your Research Activities
How Social Media Can Enhance Your Research ActivitiesHow Social Media Can Enhance Your Research Activities
How Social Media Can Enhance Your Research Activities
 
Digital Media Participation: Blogging and Podcasting
Digital Media Participation: Blogging and PodcastingDigital Media Participation: Blogging and Podcasting
Digital Media Participation: Blogging and Podcasting
 
Data Science Meets Structural Biology
Data Science Meets Structural BiologyData Science Meets Structural Biology
Data Science Meets Structural Biology
 
ePortfolioCalifornia Summit 2010 - Community of Practice Discussion
ePortfolioCalifornia Summit 2010 - Community of Practice DiscussionePortfolioCalifornia Summit 2010 - Community of Practice Discussion
ePortfolioCalifornia Summit 2010 - Community of Practice Discussion
 
Lawyer in London: inspiring students through extra-curricular work-related le...
Lawyer in London: inspiring students through extra-curricular work-related le...Lawyer in London: inspiring students through extra-curricular work-related le...
Lawyer in London: inspiring students through extra-curricular work-related le...
 
info2015
info2015info2015
info2015
 
Iiif to go iiif vatican (7 minutes)
Iiif to go   iiif vatican (7 minutes)Iiif to go   iiif vatican (7 minutes)
Iiif to go iiif vatican (7 minutes)
 
Collaborative resource discovery: researchers needs for navigation in a sea o...
Collaborative resource discovery: researchers needs for navigation in a sea o...Collaborative resource discovery: researchers needs for navigation in a sea o...
Collaborative resource discovery: researchers needs for navigation in a sea o...
 
One World, One Web ... But Great Diversity
One World, One Web ... But Great DiversityOne World, One Web ... But Great Diversity
One World, One Web ... But Great Diversity
 
‘Yes – but did they learn anything?’ – new roles in teaching and learning in ...
‘Yes – but did they learn anything?’ – new roles in teaching and learning in ...‘Yes – but did they learn anything?’ – new roles in teaching and learning in ...
‘Yes – but did they learn anything?’ – new roles in teaching and learning in ...
 

Similar to Watching the workers: researching information behaviours in, and for, workplaces

Bus selected article (pdf)
Bus  selected article (pdf)Bus  selected article (pdf)
Bus selected article (pdf)
caitlinchartz
 
Bus selected article (pdf)
Bus  selected article (pdf)Bus  selected article (pdf)
Bus selected article (pdf)
caitlinchartz
 
Bus selected article (pdf)
Bus  selected article (pdf)Bus  selected article (pdf)
Bus selected article (pdf)
caitlinchartz
 
TL_Thompson.pptx.ppt
TL_Thompson.pptx.pptTL_Thompson.pptx.ppt
TL_Thompson.pptx.ppt
RGowthamRao
 
Bus selected article 1-37
Bus  selected article 1-37Bus  selected article 1-37
Bus selected article 1-37
caitlinchartz
 
Managing and publishing sensitive data in the social sciences - Webinar trans...
Managing and publishing sensitive data in the social sciences - Webinar trans...Managing and publishing sensitive data in the social sciences - Webinar trans...
Managing and publishing sensitive data in the social sciences - Webinar trans...
ARDC
 
Siguse 2009 Symposium Program
Siguse 2009 Symposium ProgramSiguse 2009 Symposium Program
Siguse 2009 Symposium Program
siguse_history
 
Selected Article
Selected Article Selected Article
Selected Article
caitlinchartz
 
Marianne Lykkes presentation at ASIS&T Conference
Marianne Lykkes presentation at ASIS&T ConferenceMarianne Lykkes presentation at ASIS&T Conference
Marianne Lykkes presentation at ASIS&T Conference
ellwordpress
 
Bus selected article (pdf)
Bus  selected article (pdf)Bus  selected article (pdf)
Bus selected article (pdf)
caitlinchartz
 
Social media as a tool for researchers
Social media as a tool for researchersSocial media as a tool for researchers
Social media as a tool for researchers
Jari Laru
 
Early Career Reseachers in Science. Start Early, Be Open , Be Brave
Early Career Reseachers in Science. Start Early, Be Open , Be BraveEarly Career Reseachers in Science. Start Early, Be Open , Be Brave
Early Career Reseachers in Science. Start Early, Be Open , Be Brave
petermurrayrust
 
Mind the Gap: Reflections on Data Policies and Practice
Mind the Gap: Reflections on Data Policies and PracticeMind the Gap: Reflections on Data Policies and Practice
Mind the Gap: Reflections on Data Policies and Practice
LizLyon
 
What is ethnography
What is ethnographyWhat is ethnography
What is ethnography
Indicia Consulting LLC
 
Developing a Socially-Aware Engineering Identity Through Transdisciplinary Le...
Developing a Socially-Aware Engineering Identity Through Transdisciplinary Le...Developing a Socially-Aware Engineering Identity Through Transdisciplinary Le...
Developing a Socially-Aware Engineering Identity Through Transdisciplinary Le...
colin gray
 
From perspectives to policy: an examination of evidence, value and impact can...
From perspectives to policy: an examination of evidence, value and impact can...From perspectives to policy: an examination of evidence, value and impact can...
From perspectives to policy: an examination of evidence, value and impact can...
Library and Information Science Research Coalition
 
Learning analytics in a time of pandemics
Learning analytics in a time of pandemicsLearning analytics in a time of pandemics
Learning analytics in a time of pandemics
Mohammad Khalil
 
Careers in Anthropology
Careers in AnthropologyCareers in Anthropology
Careers in Anthropology
Scott Wilson
 
User Experience Research-Practice Interaction (at Connecting Dots)
User Experience Research-Practice Interaction (at Connecting Dots)User Experience Research-Practice Interaction (at Connecting Dots)
User Experience Research-Practice Interaction (at Connecting Dots)
Keith Instone
 
Data Science and Urban Science @ UW
Data Science and Urban Science @ UWData Science and Urban Science @ UW
Data Science and Urban Science @ UW
University of Washington
 

Similar to Watching the workers: researching information behaviours in, and for, workplaces (20)

Bus selected article (pdf)
Bus  selected article (pdf)Bus  selected article (pdf)
Bus selected article (pdf)
 
Bus selected article (pdf)
Bus  selected article (pdf)Bus  selected article (pdf)
Bus selected article (pdf)
 
Bus selected article (pdf)
Bus  selected article (pdf)Bus  selected article (pdf)
Bus selected article (pdf)
 
TL_Thompson.pptx.ppt
TL_Thompson.pptx.pptTL_Thompson.pptx.ppt
TL_Thompson.pptx.ppt
 
Bus selected article 1-37
Bus  selected article 1-37Bus  selected article 1-37
Bus selected article 1-37
 
Managing and publishing sensitive data in the social sciences - Webinar trans...
Managing and publishing sensitive data in the social sciences - Webinar trans...Managing and publishing sensitive data in the social sciences - Webinar trans...
Managing and publishing sensitive data in the social sciences - Webinar trans...
 
Siguse 2009 Symposium Program
Siguse 2009 Symposium ProgramSiguse 2009 Symposium Program
Siguse 2009 Symposium Program
 
Selected Article
Selected Article Selected Article
Selected Article
 
Marianne Lykkes presentation at ASIS&T Conference
Marianne Lykkes presentation at ASIS&T ConferenceMarianne Lykkes presentation at ASIS&T Conference
Marianne Lykkes presentation at ASIS&T Conference
 
Bus selected article (pdf)
Bus  selected article (pdf)Bus  selected article (pdf)
Bus selected article (pdf)
 
Social media as a tool for researchers
Social media as a tool for researchersSocial media as a tool for researchers
Social media as a tool for researchers
 
Early Career Reseachers in Science. Start Early, Be Open , Be Brave
Early Career Reseachers in Science. Start Early, Be Open , Be BraveEarly Career Reseachers in Science. Start Early, Be Open , Be Brave
Early Career Reseachers in Science. Start Early, Be Open , Be Brave
 
Mind the Gap: Reflections on Data Policies and Practice
Mind the Gap: Reflections on Data Policies and PracticeMind the Gap: Reflections on Data Policies and Practice
Mind the Gap: Reflections on Data Policies and Practice
 
What is ethnography
What is ethnographyWhat is ethnography
What is ethnography
 
Developing a Socially-Aware Engineering Identity Through Transdisciplinary Le...
Developing a Socially-Aware Engineering Identity Through Transdisciplinary Le...Developing a Socially-Aware Engineering Identity Through Transdisciplinary Le...
Developing a Socially-Aware Engineering Identity Through Transdisciplinary Le...
 
From perspectives to policy: an examination of evidence, value and impact can...
From perspectives to policy: an examination of evidence, value and impact can...From perspectives to policy: an examination of evidence, value and impact can...
From perspectives to policy: an examination of evidence, value and impact can...
 
Learning analytics in a time of pandemics
Learning analytics in a time of pandemicsLearning analytics in a time of pandemics
Learning analytics in a time of pandemics
 
Careers in Anthropology
Careers in AnthropologyCareers in Anthropology
Careers in Anthropology
 
User Experience Research-Practice Interaction (at Connecting Dots)
User Experience Research-Practice Interaction (at Connecting Dots)User Experience Research-Practice Interaction (at Connecting Dots)
User Experience Research-Practice Interaction (at Connecting Dots)
 
Data Science and Urban Science @ UW
Data Science and Urban Science @ UWData Science and Urban Science @ UW
Data Science and Urban Science @ UW
 

More from Hazel Hall

Preparation of the PhD thesis for examination
Preparation of the PhD thesis for examinationPreparation of the PhD thesis for examination
Preparation of the PhD thesis for examination
Hazel Hall
 
RIVAL 2019-21: Did we get it right?
RIVAL 2019-21: Did we get it right? RIVAL 2019-21: Did we get it right?
RIVAL 2019-21: Did we get it right?
Hazel Hall
 
Platform to Platform project lightening talk
Platform to Platform project lightening talkPlatform to Platform project lightening talk
Platform to Platform project lightening talk
Hazel Hall
 
Undertaking a part-time LIS PhD: 10 tips in 20 minutes
Undertaking a part-time LIS PhD: 10 tips in 20 minutesUndertaking a part-time LIS PhD: 10 tips in 20 minutes
Undertaking a part-time LIS PhD: 10 tips in 20 minutes
Hazel Hall
 
Platform to Platform: initial findings from the empirical study
Platform to Platform: initial findings from the empirical studyPlatform to Platform: initial findings from the empirical study
Platform to Platform: initial findings from the empirical study
Hazel Hall
 
Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised set of...
Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised set of...Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised set of...
Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised set of...
Hazel Hall
 
Using a multi-location, longitudinal focus group method to conduct qualitativ...
Using a multi-location, longitudinal focus group method to conduct qualitativ...Using a multi-location, longitudinal focus group method to conduct qualitativ...
Using a multi-location, longitudinal focus group method to conduct qualitativ...
Hazel Hall
 
Introduction to RIVAL event 4
Introduction to RIVAL event 4Introduction to RIVAL event 4
Introduction to RIVAL event 4
Hazel Hall
 
Introduction to RIVAL event 3
Introduction to RIVAL event 3Introduction to RIVAL event 3
Introduction to RIVAL event 3
Hazel Hall
 
Research, impact, value and library and information science (RIVAL): developm...
Research, impact, value and library and information science (RIVAL): developm...Research, impact, value and library and information science (RIVAL): developm...
Research, impact, value and library and information science (RIVAL): developm...
Hazel Hall
 
Collaboration and networking: learning from DREaM and RIVAL
Collaboration and networking: learning from DREaM and RIVALCollaboration and networking: learning from DREaM and RIVAL
Collaboration and networking: learning from DREaM and RIVAL
Hazel Hall
 
Research into Practice case study 2: Library linked data implementations an...
	Research into Practice case study 2:  Library linked data implementations an...	Research into Practice case study 2:  Library linked data implementations an...
Research into Practice case study 2: Library linked data implementations an...
Hazel Hall
 
Catalysing research into practice from the ground up
Catalysing research into practice from the ground upCatalysing research into practice from the ground up
Catalysing research into practice from the ground up
Hazel Hall
 
Introduction to RIVAL event 2
Introduction to RIVAL event 2Introduction to RIVAL event 2
Introduction to RIVAL event 2
Hazel Hall
 
Ambitions for the RIVAL network
Ambitions for the RIVAL networkAmbitions for the RIVAL network
Ambitions for the RIVAL network
Hazel Hall
 
Scotland's school library strategy: advocacy and impact by Martina McChrystal
Scotland's school library strategy: advocacy and impact by Martina McChrystalScotland's school library strategy: advocacy and impact by Martina McChrystal
Scotland's school library strategy: advocacy and impact by Martina McChrystal
Hazel Hall
 
Getting research into action: issues, challenges, solutions by Dr Sarah Morton
Getting research into action: issues, challenges, solutions by Dr Sarah MortonGetting research into action: issues, challenges, solutions by Dr Sarah Morton
Getting research into action: issues, challenges, solutions by Dr Sarah Morton
Hazel Hall
 
Introduction to RIVAL event 1
Introduction to RIVAL event 1Introduction to RIVAL event 1
Introduction to RIVAL event 1
Hazel Hall
 
Research Impact and Value in LIS: poster presented at Edge 2019
Research Impact and Value in LIS: poster presented at Edge 2019Research Impact and Value in LIS: poster presented at Edge 2019
Research Impact and Value in LIS: poster presented at Edge 2019
Hazel Hall
 
Participatory Budgeting, São Paulo, Brazil
Participatory Budgeting, São Paulo, BrazilParticipatory Budgeting, São Paulo, Brazil
Participatory Budgeting, São Paulo, Brazil
Hazel Hall
 

More from Hazel Hall (20)

Preparation of the PhD thesis for examination
Preparation of the PhD thesis for examinationPreparation of the PhD thesis for examination
Preparation of the PhD thesis for examination
 
RIVAL 2019-21: Did we get it right?
RIVAL 2019-21: Did we get it right? RIVAL 2019-21: Did we get it right?
RIVAL 2019-21: Did we get it right?
 
Platform to Platform project lightening talk
Platform to Platform project lightening talkPlatform to Platform project lightening talk
Platform to Platform project lightening talk
 
Undertaking a part-time LIS PhD: 10 tips in 20 minutes
Undertaking a part-time LIS PhD: 10 tips in 20 minutesUndertaking a part-time LIS PhD: 10 tips in 20 minutes
Undertaking a part-time LIS PhD: 10 tips in 20 minutes
 
Platform to Platform: initial findings from the empirical study
Platform to Platform: initial findings from the empirical studyPlatform to Platform: initial findings from the empirical study
Platform to Platform: initial findings from the empirical study
 
Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised set of...
Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised set of...Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised set of...
Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised set of...
 
Using a multi-location, longitudinal focus group method to conduct qualitativ...
Using a multi-location, longitudinal focus group method to conduct qualitativ...Using a multi-location, longitudinal focus group method to conduct qualitativ...
Using a multi-location, longitudinal focus group method to conduct qualitativ...
 
Introduction to RIVAL event 4
Introduction to RIVAL event 4Introduction to RIVAL event 4
Introduction to RIVAL event 4
 
Introduction to RIVAL event 3
Introduction to RIVAL event 3Introduction to RIVAL event 3
Introduction to RIVAL event 3
 
Research, impact, value and library and information science (RIVAL): developm...
Research, impact, value and library and information science (RIVAL): developm...Research, impact, value and library and information science (RIVAL): developm...
Research, impact, value and library and information science (RIVAL): developm...
 
Collaboration and networking: learning from DREaM and RIVAL
Collaboration and networking: learning from DREaM and RIVALCollaboration and networking: learning from DREaM and RIVAL
Collaboration and networking: learning from DREaM and RIVAL
 
Research into Practice case study 2: Library linked data implementations an...
	Research into Practice case study 2:  Library linked data implementations an...	Research into Practice case study 2:  Library linked data implementations an...
Research into Practice case study 2: Library linked data implementations an...
 
Catalysing research into practice from the ground up
Catalysing research into practice from the ground upCatalysing research into practice from the ground up
Catalysing research into practice from the ground up
 
Introduction to RIVAL event 2
Introduction to RIVAL event 2Introduction to RIVAL event 2
Introduction to RIVAL event 2
 
Ambitions for the RIVAL network
Ambitions for the RIVAL networkAmbitions for the RIVAL network
Ambitions for the RIVAL network
 
Scotland's school library strategy: advocacy and impact by Martina McChrystal
Scotland's school library strategy: advocacy and impact by Martina McChrystalScotland's school library strategy: advocacy and impact by Martina McChrystal
Scotland's school library strategy: advocacy and impact by Martina McChrystal
 
Getting research into action: issues, challenges, solutions by Dr Sarah Morton
Getting research into action: issues, challenges, solutions by Dr Sarah MortonGetting research into action: issues, challenges, solutions by Dr Sarah Morton
Getting research into action: issues, challenges, solutions by Dr Sarah Morton
 
Introduction to RIVAL event 1
Introduction to RIVAL event 1Introduction to RIVAL event 1
Introduction to RIVAL event 1
 
Research Impact and Value in LIS: poster presented at Edge 2019
Research Impact and Value in LIS: poster presented at Edge 2019Research Impact and Value in LIS: poster presented at Edge 2019
Research Impact and Value in LIS: poster presented at Edge 2019
 
Participatory Budgeting, São Paulo, Brazil
Participatory Budgeting, São Paulo, BrazilParticipatory Budgeting, São Paulo, Brazil
Participatory Budgeting, São Paulo, Brazil
 

Recently uploaded

B. Ed Syllabus for babasaheb ambedkar education university.pdf
B. Ed Syllabus for babasaheb ambedkar education university.pdfB. Ed Syllabus for babasaheb ambedkar education university.pdf
B. Ed Syllabus for babasaheb ambedkar education university.pdf
BoudhayanBhattachari
 
IGCSE Biology Chapter 14- Reproduction in Plants.pdf
IGCSE Biology Chapter 14- Reproduction in Plants.pdfIGCSE Biology Chapter 14- Reproduction in Plants.pdf
IGCSE Biology Chapter 14- Reproduction in Plants.pdf
Amin Marwan
 
How to Setup Warehouse & Location in Odoo 17 Inventory
How to Setup Warehouse & Location in Odoo 17 InventoryHow to Setup Warehouse & Location in Odoo 17 Inventory
How to Setup Warehouse & Location in Odoo 17 Inventory
Celine George
 
A Independência da América Espanhola LAPBOOK.pdf
A Independência da América Espanhola LAPBOOK.pdfA Independência da América Espanhola LAPBOOK.pdf
A Independência da América Espanhola LAPBOOK.pdf
Jean Carlos Nunes Paixão
 
Chapter wise All Notes of First year Basic Civil Engineering.pptx
Chapter wise All Notes of First year Basic Civil Engineering.pptxChapter wise All Notes of First year Basic Civil Engineering.pptx
Chapter wise All Notes of First year Basic Civil Engineering.pptx
Denish Jangid
 
BÀI TẬP BỔ TRỢ TIẾNG ANH 8 CẢ NĂM - GLOBAL SUCCESS - NĂM HỌC 2023-2024 (CÓ FI...
BÀI TẬP BỔ TRỢ TIẾNG ANH 8 CẢ NĂM - GLOBAL SUCCESS - NĂM HỌC 2023-2024 (CÓ FI...BÀI TẬP BỔ TRỢ TIẾNG ANH 8 CẢ NĂM - GLOBAL SUCCESS - NĂM HỌC 2023-2024 (CÓ FI...
BÀI TẬP BỔ TRỢ TIẾNG ANH 8 CẢ NĂM - GLOBAL SUCCESS - NĂM HỌC 2023-2024 (CÓ FI...
Nguyen Thanh Tu Collection
 
RHEOLOGY Physical pharmaceutics-II notes for B.pharm 4th sem students
RHEOLOGY Physical pharmaceutics-II notes for B.pharm 4th sem studentsRHEOLOGY Physical pharmaceutics-II notes for B.pharm 4th sem students
RHEOLOGY Physical pharmaceutics-II notes for B.pharm 4th sem students
Himanshu Rai
 
math operations ued in python and all used
math operations ued in python and all usedmath operations ued in python and all used
math operations ued in python and all used
ssuser13ffe4
 
Leveraging Generative AI to Drive Nonprofit Innovation
Leveraging Generative AI to Drive Nonprofit InnovationLeveraging Generative AI to Drive Nonprofit Innovation
Leveraging Generative AI to Drive Nonprofit Innovation
TechSoup
 
writing about opinions about Australia the movie
writing about opinions about Australia the moviewriting about opinions about Australia the movie
writing about opinions about Australia the movie
Nicholas Montgomery
 
Walmart Business+ and Spark Good for Nonprofits.pdf
Walmart Business+ and Spark Good for Nonprofits.pdfWalmart Business+ and Spark Good for Nonprofits.pdf
Walmart Business+ and Spark Good for Nonprofits.pdf
TechSoup
 
Hindi varnamala | hindi alphabet PPT.pdf
Hindi varnamala | hindi alphabet PPT.pdfHindi varnamala | hindi alphabet PPT.pdf
Hindi varnamala | hindi alphabet PPT.pdf
Dr. Mulla Adam Ali
 
Temple of Asclepius in Thrace. Excavation results
Temple of Asclepius in Thrace. Excavation resultsTemple of Asclepius in Thrace. Excavation results
Temple of Asclepius in Thrace. Excavation results
Krassimira Luka
 
The basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptx
The basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptxThe basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptx
The basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptx
heathfieldcps1
 
How to Make a Field Mandatory in Odoo 17
How to Make a Field Mandatory in Odoo 17How to Make a Field Mandatory in Odoo 17
How to Make a Field Mandatory in Odoo 17
Celine George
 
clinical examination of hip joint (1).pdf
clinical examination of hip joint (1).pdfclinical examination of hip joint (1).pdf
clinical examination of hip joint (1).pdf
Priyankaranawat4
 
ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS OF HIP JOINT.pdf
ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS OF HIP JOINT.pdfANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS OF HIP JOINT.pdf
ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS OF HIP JOINT.pdf
Priyankaranawat4
 
Philippine Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan (EPP) Curriculum
Philippine Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan (EPP) CurriculumPhilippine Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan (EPP) Curriculum
Philippine Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan (EPP) Curriculum
MJDuyan
 
Présentationvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv2.pptx
Présentationvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv2.pptxPrésentationvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv2.pptx
Présentationvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv2.pptx
siemaillard
 
The History of Stoke Newington Street Names
The History of Stoke Newington Street NamesThe History of Stoke Newington Street Names
The History of Stoke Newington Street Names
History of Stoke Newington
 

Recently uploaded (20)

B. Ed Syllabus for babasaheb ambedkar education university.pdf
B. Ed Syllabus for babasaheb ambedkar education university.pdfB. Ed Syllabus for babasaheb ambedkar education university.pdf
B. Ed Syllabus for babasaheb ambedkar education university.pdf
 
IGCSE Biology Chapter 14- Reproduction in Plants.pdf
IGCSE Biology Chapter 14- Reproduction in Plants.pdfIGCSE Biology Chapter 14- Reproduction in Plants.pdf
IGCSE Biology Chapter 14- Reproduction in Plants.pdf
 
How to Setup Warehouse & Location in Odoo 17 Inventory
How to Setup Warehouse & Location in Odoo 17 InventoryHow to Setup Warehouse & Location in Odoo 17 Inventory
How to Setup Warehouse & Location in Odoo 17 Inventory
 
A Independência da América Espanhola LAPBOOK.pdf
A Independência da América Espanhola LAPBOOK.pdfA Independência da América Espanhola LAPBOOK.pdf
A Independência da América Espanhola LAPBOOK.pdf
 
Chapter wise All Notes of First year Basic Civil Engineering.pptx
Chapter wise All Notes of First year Basic Civil Engineering.pptxChapter wise All Notes of First year Basic Civil Engineering.pptx
Chapter wise All Notes of First year Basic Civil Engineering.pptx
 
BÀI TẬP BỔ TRỢ TIẾNG ANH 8 CẢ NĂM - GLOBAL SUCCESS - NĂM HỌC 2023-2024 (CÓ FI...
BÀI TẬP BỔ TRỢ TIẾNG ANH 8 CẢ NĂM - GLOBAL SUCCESS - NĂM HỌC 2023-2024 (CÓ FI...BÀI TẬP BỔ TRỢ TIẾNG ANH 8 CẢ NĂM - GLOBAL SUCCESS - NĂM HỌC 2023-2024 (CÓ FI...
BÀI TẬP BỔ TRỢ TIẾNG ANH 8 CẢ NĂM - GLOBAL SUCCESS - NĂM HỌC 2023-2024 (CÓ FI...
 
RHEOLOGY Physical pharmaceutics-II notes for B.pharm 4th sem students
RHEOLOGY Physical pharmaceutics-II notes for B.pharm 4th sem studentsRHEOLOGY Physical pharmaceutics-II notes for B.pharm 4th sem students
RHEOLOGY Physical pharmaceutics-II notes for B.pharm 4th sem students
 
math operations ued in python and all used
math operations ued in python and all usedmath operations ued in python and all used
math operations ued in python and all used
 
Leveraging Generative AI to Drive Nonprofit Innovation
Leveraging Generative AI to Drive Nonprofit InnovationLeveraging Generative AI to Drive Nonprofit Innovation
Leveraging Generative AI to Drive Nonprofit Innovation
 
writing about opinions about Australia the movie
writing about opinions about Australia the moviewriting about opinions about Australia the movie
writing about opinions about Australia the movie
 
Walmart Business+ and Spark Good for Nonprofits.pdf
Walmart Business+ and Spark Good for Nonprofits.pdfWalmart Business+ and Spark Good for Nonprofits.pdf
Walmart Business+ and Spark Good for Nonprofits.pdf
 
Hindi varnamala | hindi alphabet PPT.pdf
Hindi varnamala | hindi alphabet PPT.pdfHindi varnamala | hindi alphabet PPT.pdf
Hindi varnamala | hindi alphabet PPT.pdf
 
Temple of Asclepius in Thrace. Excavation results
Temple of Asclepius in Thrace. Excavation resultsTemple of Asclepius in Thrace. Excavation results
Temple of Asclepius in Thrace. Excavation results
 
The basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptx
The basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptxThe basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptx
The basics of sentences session 6pptx.pptx
 
How to Make a Field Mandatory in Odoo 17
How to Make a Field Mandatory in Odoo 17How to Make a Field Mandatory in Odoo 17
How to Make a Field Mandatory in Odoo 17
 
clinical examination of hip joint (1).pdf
clinical examination of hip joint (1).pdfclinical examination of hip joint (1).pdf
clinical examination of hip joint (1).pdf
 
ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS OF HIP JOINT.pdf
ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS OF HIP JOINT.pdfANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS OF HIP JOINT.pdf
ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS OF HIP JOINT.pdf
 
Philippine Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan (EPP) Curriculum
Philippine Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan (EPP) CurriculumPhilippine Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan (EPP) Curriculum
Philippine Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan (EPP) Curriculum
 
Présentationvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv2.pptx
Présentationvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv2.pptxPrésentationvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv2.pptx
Présentationvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv2.pptx
 
The History of Stoke Newington Street Names
The History of Stoke Newington Street NamesThe History of Stoke Newington Street Names
The History of Stoke Newington Street Names
 

Watching the workers: researching information behaviours in, and for, workplaces

  • 1. Watching the workers Researching information behaviours in, and for, workplaces Hazel Hall Opening keynote: Information Behaviour in Workplaces 15th October 2016 ASIST Annual Meeting Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2. Introducing the speaker Hazel Hall and Edinburgh Napier University
  • 4. Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonis Descriptio (1614) John Napier of Merchiston 1 February 1550 - 4 April 1617
  • 5. Evening lecture and reception What, if anything, makes knowledge an improvement over information? 6pm Wednesday 30th November Edinburgh Afternoon doctoral workshop Research philosophies Travel/accommodation bursaries for PhD students Evening lecture and reception What, if anything, makes knowledge an improvement over information? 6pm Wednesday 30th November Edinburgh Afternoon doctoral workshop Research philosophies Travel/accommodation bursaries for PhD students
  • 7.
  • 8.
  • 9.
  • 10.
  • 11. An early experience of ‘watching the workers’An early experience of ‘watching the workers’
  • 12. The next set of workers watchedThe next set of workers watched
  • 14. Watching the workers Recent and current research in the Centre for Social Informatics
  • 15. Page 15 Centre for Social Informatics 2016/17 8 staff: 1 researcher, 4 lecturers, 1 senior lecturer, 1 associate professor, 1 professor 8 research students: 7 full-time, 1 part-time 1 emeritus professor: Lizzie Davenport 2 visiting professors: Blaise Cronin & Brian Detlor Centre for Social Informatics 2016/17 8 staff: 1 researcher, 4 lecturers, 1 senior lecturer, 1 associate professor, 1 professor 8 research students: 7 full-time, 1 part-time 1 emeritus professor: Lizzie Davenport 2 visiting professors: Blaise Cronin & Brian Detlor
  • 16.
  • 17. Louise Rasmussen PhD Workplace: large European public sector agency charged with economic development Behaviours examined relate to adoption of KM JIS 42(3) 356-368 Louise Rasmussen PhD Workplace: large European public sector agency charged with economic development Behaviours examined relate to adoption of KM JIS 42(3) 356-368 Iris Buunk 3rd year PhD student Workplace: UK public sector Behaviours examined relate to tacit knowledge sharing as facilitated by technology https://theknowledgeexplorer.org/ Iris Buunk 3rd year PhD student Workplace: UK public sector Behaviours examined relate to tacit knowledge sharing as facilitated by technology https://theknowledgeexplorer.org/
  • 18. Bruce Ryan and Peter Cruickshank Workplace: (hyperlocal) government Behaviours examined relate to information use for democratic engagement https://community-knect.net/ Bruce Ryan and Peter Cruickshank Workplace: (hyperlocal) government Behaviours examined relate to information use for democratic engagement https://community-knect.net/ Lynn Killick 3rd year PhD student Workplace: UK public sector Behaviours examined relate to use of census information in public policy making JIS 42(3), 386-395 Lynn Killick 3rd year PhD student Workplace: UK public sector Behaviours examined relate to use of census information in public policy making JIS 42(3), 386-395
  • 19. Lyndsey Jenkins 2nd year PhD student Workplace: to be confirmed Behaviours to be examined relate to workplace learning https://lyndseyjenkins.org/ Lyndsey Jenkins 2nd year PhD student Workplace: to be confirmed Behaviours to be examined relate to workplace learning https://lyndseyjenkins.org/ John Mowbray 3rd year PhD student ‘Workplace’: employers Behaviours examined relate to use of networking and social media to access the labour market https://johnmowbray.org/ John Mowbray 3rd year PhD student ‘Workplace’: employers Behaviours examined relate to use of networking and social media to access the labour market https://johnmowbray.org/
  • 20. Frances Ryan 3rd year PhD student ‘Workplace’: employers Behaviours examined relate to personal online reputation management http://www.justaphd.com/ Frances Ryan 3rd year PhD student ‘Workplace’: employers Behaviours examined relate to personal online reputation management http://www.justaphd.com/
  • 21. Christine Irving Workplace: employers Behaviours examined relate to information literacy and lifelong learning http://www.therightinformation.org/ Christine Irving Workplace: employers Behaviours examined relate to information literacy and lifelong learning http://www.therightinformation.org/
  • 22. (We’ve also been watching ‘ourselves’) (ARA/CILIP Workforce Mapping Project)
  • 23.
  • 24. Watching the workers Challenges to researching information behaviours in, and for, workplaces
  • 25. …through Referencing frameworks Selecting methods Collecting and analysing data Making a contribution Extensions to our work …through Referencing frameworks Selecting methods Collecting and analysing data Making a contribution Extensions to our work We seek to…We seek to…
  • 26. Behaviours and explanation: deploying frameworks Within discipline or borrowed? What if none is appropriate? Validity of a ‘loose’ framework to anchor theory development? Extent of contribution? Behaviours and explanation: deploying frameworks Within discipline or borrowed? What if none is appropriate? Validity of a ‘loose’ framework to anchor theory development? Extent of contribution?
  • 27. Selecting the ‘right’ methods: Qualitative versus quantitative versus mixed versus multi..? ‘Traditional’ options: surveys, interviews, and focus groups or more novel/risky approaches? Selecting the ‘right’ methods: Qualitative versus quantitative versus mixed versus multi..? ‘Traditional’ options: surveys, interviews, and focus groups or more novel/risky approaches? https://lisresearch.org/dream-project/
  • 28. Collecting and analysing data: Sample site(s)? Establishing initial contact(s)? In-site sampling? Timing? Site ‘stability’? Legal/ethical issues? Expectation of return? Collecting and analysing data: Sample site(s)? Establishing initial contact(s)? In-site sampling? Timing? Site ‘stability’? Legal/ethical issues? Expectation of return?
  • 29. What exactly are we contributing? Not as simple 2 HCL + Na2O = H2O + 2 NaCL ‘Unmixing’ ingredients? Relevance and impact? What exactly are we contributing? Not as simple 2 HCL + Na2O = H2O + 2 NaCL ‘Unmixing’ ingredients? Relevance and impact?
  • 30. Watching the workers of the future Who - or what - next?
  • 31. UK fishing & agriculture C19th = 22% C21st = 1% US farming C19th = 50% C21st < 2% UK fishing & agriculture C19th = 22% C21st = 1% US farming C19th = 50% C21st < 2%
  • 32. White collar (knowledge) work at risk Disappearance of ‘traditional’ stable, localised work Multiple career changes Established professions under threat White collar (knowledge) work at risk Disappearance of ‘traditional’ stable, localised work Multiple career changes Established professions under threat
  • 33.
  • 34. Integration Not humans or robots Not humans versus robots Humans with robots Integration Not humans or robots Not humans versus robots Humans with robots
  • 35. Emerging agendas What are the implications of the continued automation of human tasks, roles and jobs? How can these be addressed? Emerging agendas What are the implications of the continued automation of human tasks, roles and jobs? How can these be addressed? Is there a role here for information scientists? If so, what can we contribute (are we already contributing): On basis of existing body of work on information behaviours in the workplace? By applying knowledge and techniques to new/changing employment and employment environment(s)? Is there a role here for information scientists? If so, what can we contribute (are we already contributing): On basis of existing body of work on information behaviours in the workplace? By applying knowledge and techniques to new/changing employment and employment environment(s)?
  • 36. Groups such as CSI ‘follow the information’ to make contributions to national priorities Economic: e.g. skills development, innovation, productivity, competitive advantage, sustainable growth Societal: community development, social cohesion, equality, stability Groups such as CSI ‘follow the information’ to make contributions to national priorities Economic: e.g. skills development, innovation, productivity, competitive advantage, sustainable growth Societal: community development, social cohesion, equality, stability
  • 37. Watching the workers Researching information behaviours in, and for, workplaces Hazel Hall Opening keynote: Information Behaviour in Workplaces 15th October 2016 ASIST Annual Meeting Copenhagen, Denmark