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Publications

Re(a)d Wedding: A case study exploring the everyday information behaviours of the transmedia fan. In S. Erdelez & N.K. Agarwal (Eds.), Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (pp. 93–101.) Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2017. [Link]

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 20(1): 23-48, 2016. [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.

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

Re(a)d Wedding: A Comparative Discourse Analysis of Fan Responses to Game of Thrones [Poster]. Digital Humanities 2017, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, August 8-11 2017. [Link]

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]

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.

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]

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]

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]

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]

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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