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. The department covers media studies, popular music and culture, journalism, health information sciences, and library and information science.

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Submissions from 2013

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Disability and accessibility in the library and information science literature: a content analysis., Heather Hill

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“Part of the University Lexicon”: Marketing and Ontario Universities, 1990-2013, Daniel Robinson and Lindsay Carrocci Bolan

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Comparative Stylistic Fanfiction Analysis: Popular and Unpopular Fics across Eleven Fandoms, Victoria L. Rubin and Vanessa Girouard

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Veracity Roadmap: Is Big Data Objective, Truthful and Credible?, Victoria Rubin and Tatiana Lukoianova

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Standards and Stories: The Interactional Work of Informed Choice in Ontario Midwifery Care, Phillippa Spoel, Pamela J. McKenzie, Susan James, and Jessica Hobberlin

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Interdisciplinary doctoral research supervision: A scoping review, Meredith Vanstone, Kathryn Hibbert, Anna Kinsella, Pamela J. McKenzie, Alan Pittman, and Lorelei Lingard

Web traffic and organization performance measures: Relationships and data sources examined, L. Vaughan and R. Yang

Submissions from 2012

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‘America’s “Engagement” Delusion: Critiquing a Public Diplomacy Consensus’, Hamilton Bean and Edward Comor

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Open Textbooks and Provincial Government Policy: A Look at the Issues, Lisa Di Valentino

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Social Media for Academic Libraries, David J. Fiander

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What is public library management outsourcing?, Heather Hill

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Public library use of free e-resources, Heather Hill and Jenny Bossaller

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Suffer the Children: National Crisis, Affective Collectivity, and the Sexualized Child, Susan Knabe

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Yes, Canadian Universities Do Discriminate against Their Own Graduates, Douglas Mann

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User-generated content 1: Overview, current state, and context, Pamela J. McKenzie, Jacquelyn Burkell, Samuel E. Trosow, Caroline Whippey, and Lola Wong

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Intellectual Property and Its Alternatives: Incentives, Innovation and Ideology, Michael B. McNally

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User-generated content 2: Policy implications., Michael B. McNally, Samuel E. Trosow, Caroline Whippey, Jacquelyn Burkell, and Pamela J. McKenzie

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From Desire to Disease: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and the Medicalization of Nascent Female Sexuality, Jessica Polzer and Susan Knabe

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Is the Uses and Gratifications Approach Still Relevant in a Digital Society? Theoretical and Methodological Applications to Social Media, Anabel Quan-Haase

Exploring the relationships between media and political parties through web hyperlink analysis: The case of Spain, E. Romero-Frías and L. Vaughan

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Discerning truth from deception: Human judgments and automation efforts, Victoria L. Rubin and Niall Conroy

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Objections to the Proposed Access Copyright Post-Secondary Tariff and its Progeny Licenses: A Working Paper, Samuel Trosow, Scott Armstrong, and Brent Harasym

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Technology Transfer and Innovation Policy at Canadian Universities: Opportunities and Social Costs, Samuel Trosow, Michael B. McNally, Laura E. Briggs, Cameron Hoffman, Cassandra D. Ball, Adam Jacobs, and Bridget Moran

Exploring Web keyword analysis as an alternative to link analysis: A multi-industry case, L. Vaughan and E. Romero-Frías

Web data as academic and business quality estimates: A comparison of three data sources, L. Vaughan and R. Yang