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Note that all times are in Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)

Day 1 - Monday, June 7
SessionTime (MDT)Presentation
Keynote12:30pm - 2:00pmUnexpected and overlooked: Understanding epistemicide in information science
Beth Patin
Break2:00pm - 2:30pm
Best papers2:30pm - 3:00pmA bibliometric analysis of race-related research in LIS
Philippe Mongeon, Alison Brown, Ratna Dhaliwal, Jessalyn Hill, Amber Matthews
3:00pm - 3:30pmReading the silence: Canadian library responses to racial injustice
Amber Matthews
3:30pm - 4:00pmPerspectives on telehealth projects in northern communities: Lessons learned for decolonized participatory design and assessment
Joelena Leader, Abby Goodrum
Day 2 - Tuesday, June 8
SessionTime (MDT)Presentation
Serendipity and contemplation9:30am - 10:00amContemplative inquiry: A novel research methodology for information science
Hugh Samson
10:00am - 10:30amAha! Librarians’ predisposition for information encountering and serendipity in the workplace
Naresh Kumar Agarwal, Yuan Ho Huang, Sanda Erdelez
10:30am - 11:00amThe role of human information behaviour in resilience and recovery
Angela Pollak, Julia Hersberger, Shelbi Webb
11:00am - 11:30amMany paths: Curiosity as transformative process
Linds Roberts
Lunch break and social11:30am - 12:30pm
Panel12:30pm - 2:00pmFinding sanctuary and strength in the LIS classroom
Jenna Hartel, Kiersten F. Latham, Beck Tench, Hugh Samson, Hailey Siracky, and Roger Chabot
Poster Session2:30pm - 4:00pm“I’ll just make sure we’re all on the same page”: Talking fictional worlds into being
Robyn Stobbs, Arlene Oak
The established archives: A bibliometric overview of archival research
Kendell Fitzgerald, Grace Bourret, Jordan Audas, Lisa Olson, Ana Roeschley, Philippe Mongeon
Assessing the loss of Western Canadian digital heritage
Tasbire Saiyera, Brenda Reyes Ayala, Qiufeng Du
A whole new world: Investigating the use of social media by the Vancouver Public Library to deliver services during the COVID-19 pandemic
Sam Vander Kooy
Is archival scholarship for everybody? A bibliometric analysis of gender and knowledge production in the archival field, 1981 - 2019
Lisa Olson, Jordan Audas, Grace Bourret, Kendell Fitzgerald, Ana Roeschley, Philippe Mongeon
Public library staff experiences of accommodation in the workplace
Heather Hill
From “a great counter attraction to the ale-house and low music hall” to “the one place everybody goes”: the public library in The Globe and Mail, 1860 -2016
Sofia Beraldo, Chelsea Coubry-Forte, Katrina Desjardins, Erin Isings, Kate McCandless, Pam McKenzie
“Hide, stay still and listen carefully”: Birdwatchers’ information seeking and sharing on YouTube
Yazdan Mansourian
Multi-method experience sampling in information behaviour research
Amelia W. Cole, Kelsey Urgo
Day 3 - Wednesday, June 9
SessionTime (MDT)Presentation
Public libraries, media, and gender9:30am - 10:00am#LibraryLife: A quantitative analysis of social media usage, content, and engagement at the Vancouver Public Library
Sam A. Vander Kooy
10:00am - 10:30amUse of Twitter by a public library during the pandemic
Dinesh Rathi
10:30am - 11:00am“We’re still open”: Canadian news media’s framing of Canadian public libraries’ Covid-19 responses
Nicole Dalmer, Meridith Griffin
11:00am - 11:30amNaming patron-perpetrated sexual harassment in libraries
Tami Oliphant, Danielle Allard, Angela Lieu, Karla Mallach
Lunch break and social11:30am- 12:30pm
Panel12:30pm - 2:00pmEthical accountability and high-stakes recordkeeping: Discussions from the Sex Work Activist Histories Project
Danielle Allard, Amy Lebovitch, Jenn Clamen, Shawna Ferris, Micheline Hughes
Break2:00pm - 2:30pm
Northern communities2:30pm - 3:00pmIndigenous digital storytelling for cultural heritage access and preservation
Ali Shiri, Deanna Lyn Howard, Sharon Farnel
3:00pm - 3:30pm“Northern relations”: Collaborating “in a good way” to develop the Inuvialuit digital library metadata framework
Sharon Farnel
3:30pm - 4:00pmDecolonization and reconciliation work in public libraries: An analysis of strategic plans
Dinesh Rathi
Day 4 - Thursday, June 10
Information policy9:30am - 10:00amThe intersection of shark research, policy and the public: A bibliometric and altmetric view
Kory Melnick, Tamanna Moharana, Rémi Toupin, Pallavi Gone, Bertrum MacDonald, Philippe Mongeon
10:00am - 10:30amCitizens’ right to privacy and right to information access in smart cities: Evaluating the smart city initiative of West Baltimore
Sunyup Park
Break10:30am - 11:00am
Scholarly publishing11:00am - 11:30amMapping the Canadian library and information science research landscape
Cora-Lynn Munroe-Lynds, Marc-André Simard, Vinson Li, Emily McClean, Philippe Mongeon
11:30am - 12:00pmThe burden of article processing charges on Canadian universities
Marc-André Simard, Toluwase Asubiaro, Philippe Mongeon
12:00pm - 12:30pmOverlay journals: Overlooked or emergent?
Gail Thornton and Emily Kroeker
Lunch break and social12:30pm - 1:30pm
Youth and information literacy1:30pm - 2:00pmInformation literacy in Nova Scotia: Systematic mapping of high school learning outcomes
Cora-Lynn Munroe-Lynds
2:00pm - 2:30pmInformation literacy from high school to university: Report of the Ontario School Library Impact Project (OSLIP)
Mary Cavanagh, Dianne Oberg, Heather Buchansky, Marc d’Avernas: Kate Johnson-McGregor, Sarah Roberts
2:30pm - 3:00pmInstruction from the margins: Giving voice to community college librarians
Heidi Julien, Melissa Gross, Don Latham
3:00pm - 3:30pmEducating and Empowering teen activists in public libraries: A case study of the impact of reading on young adult social justice actions
Jennifer McDevitt
Day 5 - Friday, June 11
SessionTime (MDT)Event
Forum9:00am - 11:00amStudent Research Forum (by invitation only)
Yaxi Zhao, Alex Mayhew
AGM1:00pm - 3:00pmCAIS Annual General Meeting
Philippe Mongeon