FIMS Publications

 

The research in Information and Media Studies Publications covers a range of subjects pertaining to information and knowledge and the ways they move through and shape society. They encompass media studies, popular music and culture, journalism, health information sciences, and library and information science.

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Submissions from 2017

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Player–Game Interaction and Cognitive Gameplay: A Taxonomic Framework for the Core Mechanic of Videogames, Kamran Sedig, Paul Parsons, and Robert Haworth

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The Information Practices of the Fishermen, Nafiz Zaman Shuva

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Labor’s Rewards: Musicians Working on Broadway, in Jazz Clubs, and at Sea, Matt Stahl

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Rhythm & Blues and a (Business) Union? Sam Moore, Curtis Mayfield et al.’s 1993-2002 Struggle for Pension Inclusion, Matt Stahl

Valerie Hartouni, Visualizing Atrocity: Arendt, Evil, and the Optics of Thoughtlessness, Matt Stahl

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Widespread use of misidentified cell line KB (HeLa): Incorrect attribution and its impact revealed through mining the scientific literature, Liwen Vaughan, Wolfgang Glanzel, Christopher Korch, and Amanda Capes-David

Investigating disciplinary differences in the relationships between citations and downloads, L. Vaughan, J. Tang, and R. Yang

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Motivations for Sharing News on Social Media, Lorraine (Lola) Y.C. Wong and Jacquelyn Burkell

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Research Data Management: A Library Practitioner’s Perspective, Siu Hong Yu

Submissions from 2016

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Epic and Genre: Beyond the Boundaries of Media, Luke Arnott

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Remembering Me: Big Data, Individual Identity, and the Psychological Necessity of Forgetting, Jacquelyn A. Burkell

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Display and Control in Online Social Spaces: Toward a Typology of Users, Jacquelyn A. Burkell and Alexandre Fortier

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The Paradox of Privacy: Revisiting a Core Library Value in an Age of Big Data and Linked Data, Grant D. Campbell and Scott Cowan

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Tween Girls, Sexuality and the Biopolitics of HPV Vaccination in English-speaking Canadian Magazines., Laura Cayen, Jessica Polzer, and Susan Knabe

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Policy as Embedded Generativity: A Case Study of the Emergence and Evolution of HathiTrust, Alissa Centivany

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Values, Ethics and Participatory Policymaking in Online Communities, Alissa Centivany

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“Popcorn Tastes Good”: Participatory Policymaking and Reddit’s “AMAgeddon”, Alissa Centivany and Bobby Glushko

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Illusions of a ‘Bond’: Tagging Cultural Products across Online Platforms, Nadine Desrochers, Audrey Laplante, Anabel Quan-Haase, Kim Martin, and Louise Spiteri

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Review of Ana E. Schaposchnik, The Lima Inquisition: The Plight of Crypto-Jews in Seventeenth-Century Peru, Jason Dyck

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Review of Ann Twinam, Purchasing Whiteness: Pardos, Mulattos, and the Quest for Social Mobility in the Spanish Indies, Jason Dyck

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Knowledge Translation in Agriculture: A Literature Review / L'application des connaissances dans le secteur agricole: une revue de la littérature, Isioma N. Elueze

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Rob Ford, Romayne Smith Fullerton

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“Telling Tales In the Shadow of Giants: Canada, Ireland, and the Ethics of Crime Coverage.”, Romayne Smith Fullerton and M J. Patterson

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Rural Men’s Health, Health Information Seeking, and Gender Identities: A Conceptual Theoretical Review of the Literature, Bradley C. Hiebert, Beverly Leipert, Sandra Regan, and Jacquelyn A. Burkell

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Heroes for the helpless: A critical discourse analysis of Canadian national print media’s coverage of the food insecurity crisis in Nunavut, Bradley Hiebert and Elaine Power