Mapping the Canadian LIS research landscape

An open data project

The main goal of this project is to build a tool to map and explore the research output of the eight ALA-accredited information schools in Canada, with a focus of the specicific contribution of schools in shaping the Canadian LIS research landscape.

Philippe Mongeon
Philippe Mongeon
Assistant Professor, School of Information Management, Dalhousie University

I am an assistant professor at the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University, director of the Quantitative Science Studies Lab, and associate member of the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie (CIRST).

Emily McClean
Emily McClean
Research Assistant

Emily McClean is from Charlottetown, PEI and graduated from Acadia University in 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in English with Honours. She’s excited to start her Master of Information at Dalhousie University in the fall.

Cora-Lynn Munroe-Lynds
Cora-Lynn Munroe-Lynds
Research Assistant
Yifan Liu
Yifan Liu
Research Assistant

I am a Master of Information student at the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University. I hold a Bachelor of Business Administration w/Honors degree at St. Francis Xavier University in 2018. My undergrad research used quantitative analysis to collect and analyze user’s search behavior on browsing different websites. Currently, I am interested in the analysis of media-based user engagement and users’ psycho-linguistic phenomena such as emotion, trust, certainties, and deception, etc. Some of my research areas contain data mining, semantic analysis, and cognitive study.

Vinson Li
Vinson Li
Research Assistant

My name is Vinson Li and I am a Master of Information student at Dalhousie University. I hold a PharmD from the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. I have an interest in the research being done in the information science field. Some specific areas of interests of mine include information accessibility by the public, big data, and combating disinformation.

Marc-André Simard
Marc-André Simard
PhD Student, Université de Montréal

Marc-André is a Ph.D. student in Information science at the École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information, Université de Montréal. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy (Université Laval) and a Master’s degree in Information Science (Université de Montréal). His research focuses on bibliometrics, open access, and science policy.