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Editorial: Let’s Stop the Paradigm Wars

The International Journal of Qualitative Methods recently published my editorial calling for an end to the “paradigm wars” that are alive and well in many of our disciplines. You can read It’s a New Year… So Let’s Stop the Paradigm Wars online now! “I would argue that qualitative researchers need [more…]


Review of Looking for Information

Every sentence of Looking for Information oozes quality, care, and thoroughness, making it very much the essential textbook-handbook for library and information studies students, information science students, and computer science students interested in an overview of the essential, core topics that constitute the field of information behavior. -Charles Cole, School [more…]


Elected as incoming President of ASIS&T

I am thrilled to be elected as incoming President of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T). ASIS&T seeks to advance the information sciences and related applications of information technology by providing focus, opportunity, and support to information professionals, researchers, students and organisations. As President I will focus on [more…]


vice-chancellor award

Award for Research Supervision Excellence

On Wednesday, 5 August I was honoured to receive the Charles Sturt University Vice-Chancellor Award for Research Supervision Excellence. This award recognises an exceptional record supervising higher degree by research students, measured in terms of feedback from students and/or graduates, time for completion, research publications of current and previous students, [more…]