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Publications

Dinesh Rathi, Lisa M. Given and Eric Forcier.  Knowledge Needs in the Non-Profit Sector: An Evidence-Based Model of Organizational PracticesJournal of Knowledge Management , in press. [Link]

Dinesh Rathi, Lisa M. Given and Eric Forcier. Interorganisational Partnerships and Knowledge Sharing: The Perspective of Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs). Journal of Knowledge Management 18(5): 867-885, 2014. [Link]

Tawnya Ravy and Eric Forcier, Eds. Words, Worlds and Narratives: Transmedia and Immersion. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-84888-194-5. [Link]

‘The Controller is Mightier Than the Pen!’ Narrative Space in Video Games. Words, Worlds and Narratives: Transmedia and Immersion. Eds. Eric Forcier and Tawnya Ravy. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2014. [Link] [PDF]

Dinesh Rathi, Lisa M. Given and Eric Forcier. The Heart of Knowledge: Shifting Paradigms in the Knowledge Management of Non-Profit Organizations, Proceedings of 59th ILA International Conference on Managing Libraries in the Changing Information World: From Surviving to Thriving (Indian Library Association, New Delhi), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, India, p. 681, 2014. [Link] [PDF]

Eric Forcier, Dinesh Rathi and Lisa M. Given. Knowledge Management and Social Media: A Case Study of Two Public Libraries in Canada. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management 12 (4): 1-10, 2013. [Link]

Rise of the Robot: A Historical Perspective on the Evolution of the Robot Other in Literature. Navigating Cybercultures, ed. Nicholas Van Orden, Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2013. [Link] [PDF]

The Shoemaker’s Son: A Substantive Theory of Social Media Use for Knowledge Sharing in Academic Libraries. Master’s Thesis for MLIS and MA in Humanities Computing, University of Alberta, Canada. March 21, 2013. [Link]

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Conference Papers

 Presentations

Eric Forcier, Dinesh Rathi and Lisa M. Given. Tools of Engagement for Knowledge Management: Using Social Media to Capture Non-Profit Organizations’ Stories. Canadian Association of Information Science (CAIS/ACSI) 41st Annual Conference, Victoria, British Columbia, June 6-8, 2013. [Link] [Slideshare] [PDF]

On the Edge of Method: Qualitative Data Analysis Software and the Critical Researcher. Canadian Society for Digital Humanities (CSDH/SCHN) Annual Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia, June 3-5, 2013. [PDF]

Pen, Sword or Controller? What Gamers Think of Narratives in Games. 1st Global Conference: Immersive Worlds and Transmedia Narratives, Salzburg, Austria, November 13. [Link] [PDF – Handout]

Rise of the Robot: A Historical Perspective on the Evolution of the Robot Other in Literature. 7th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction, Mansfield College, Oxford, UK, July 17, 2012. [Link] [PDF] [PDF – Handout]

The Use of Internal Blogs for Knowledge Sharing in Academic Libraries… and More! NEOS Mini-Conference 2012, Edmonton, Alberta, June 8, 2012. [Link] [Slideshare]

A Pilot Study of Blog Use for Internal Knowledge Sharing in Academic Libraries. Canadian Association of Information Science (CAIS-ACSI) 40th Annual Conference, Waterloo, Ontario, June 2, 2012. [Link] [PDF]

Proto Science Fiction and the Robot Other. HuCon 2011, Humanities Computing Graduate Student Conference, University of Alberta, March 11, 2011. [PDF]

Reflecting on the Robot: Visualizing Emotion and Otherness in Asimov’s ‘Robot Stories’. Panel: The Representation of Emotion using the Mandala Browser (Stan Ruecker). Society for Digital Humanities (SDH/SEMI) Annual Meeting, June 1, 2010.

Meditating on the Robot: Analysis of Asimov’s ‘Robot Stories’ Using the Mandala Browser. HuCon 2010, Humanities Computing Graduate Student Conference, University of Alberta, February 26, 2010. [Link – Full Paper] [PDF]

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Contributing Author Presentations

Dinesh Rathi, Lisa M. Given, Eric Forcier. Understanding the Types of Knowledge Representations That Meet Non-Profit Organizations’ Knowledge Needs. Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, October 31-November 4, 2013. [Link] [PDF]

Dinesh Rathi, Eric Forcier, Lisa M. Given. Forging the Key: Unlocking Social Knowledge in Non-Profit Organizations. Association for Non-Profit and Social Economy Research (ANSER/ARES) 7th Annual Conference, St. Catharines, Ontario, May 27-29, 2014. [Link] [PDF]

Dinesh Rathi, Lisa M. Given, Eric Forcier, Sarah Vela. Every Task its Tool, Every Tool its Task: Social Media Use in Canadian Non-Profit Organizations. Canadian Association of Information Science (CAIS/ACSI) 42nd Annual Conference, St. Catharines, Ontario, May 28-30, 2014. [Link] [PDF]

Sarah Vela, Eric Forcier, Dinesh Rathi, Lisa M. Given. Disseminating, Assimilating, and Creating: A Social Knowledge Cycle Model for Non-Profit Organizations. Canadian Association of Information Science (CAIS/ACSI) 42nd Annual Conference, St. Catharines, Ontario, May 28-30, 2014. [Link] [PDF]

Lisa M. Given, Eric Forcier, Dinesh Rathi. Social Media and Community Knowledge: An Ideal Partnership for Non-Profit Organizations. Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, November 1-6, 2013. [Link] [PDF]

Eric Forcier, Dinesh Rathi and Lisa M. Given. Knowledge Management and Social Media: A Case Study of Two Public Libraries in Canada. 9th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM), Montreal, Quebec, November 1-2, 2013. [Link] [PDF]

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