vol. 27 no. 4, December, 2019

Proceedings of CoLIS: 11th International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science - Oslo Metropolitan University, May 29 - June 1, 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.47989/colis2022

Keynote address

Marcia Bates | A proto-paradigm for information science research.

Theories, perspectives, and concepts

Jonathan Furner, Fidelia Ibekwe and Briony Birdi | From words to actions: assessing the impact of antiracist declarations in library and information science.

Björn Hammarfelt | Fences or stacks: theoretical considerations regarding references in patents.

Juliana Mestre | Derrida and digital libraries: exploring the impossibility of virtual hospitality.

Shirley Chan and Ann-Sofie Klareld | Platform or infrastructure? Perhaps both? Detangling the two concept’s knotty cross-articulations.

Olle Sköld, Lisa Börjesson and Isto Huvila | Interrogating paradata.

Short papers

Mary Greenshields and Lisa M Given | Are we there yet?: Feminist approaches in information science.

Randolf Mariano | Searching for a theory and concept of library diplomacy: a theoretical review.

Physical & mental health—information needs

Jesper Gabs Jensen, Emil Petersen and Tove Faber Frandsen | Seeking and avoiding information: a qualitative study of the information behaviour of cancer patients.

Tim Gorichanaz | Theorizing information sources for hope: belief, desire, imagination, and metacognition.

Short papers

Alison Hicks and Annemaree Lloyd | Risk and vaccine hesitancy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pranay Nangia and Ian Ruthven | Spiritual needs and modern librarianship: a survey of practising librarians in a Western context.

Librarians’ role and competencies

Camilla Moring and Trine Schreiber | Organizing professionalism. A discussion of library professionals’ role and competences in co-creation processes.

Short papers

Claes Dahlqvist | Understanding information-seeking achievement emotions - exploring a cognitive appraisal theory framework.

Tayo Nagasawa | Collaboration between academics and librarians in information literacy instruction at Aalto University following a decentralising restructure.

Fredrik Hanell, Joacim Hansson and Hanna Carlsson | Public libraries in a changed political landscape: results from a survey on political influence on South Swedish public libraries.

User groups

Janicke Stensvaag Kaasa and Åse Kristine Tveit | Teenagers in the library: participatory mediation practices.

Rachel Salzano, Hazel Hall, Gemma Webster and David Brazier | Is the public library included? An analysis of local government documentation on the integration of forced migrants in Scotland.

Tom Potash and Avshalom Elmalech | Behaviour of consumers and information providers during a pandemic: analysis of information related to Covid-19 and the way consumers in social media reacted.

Public libraries and public space

Lisa Engström | Arenas for conflict or cohesion? Rethinking public libraries as potentially democratic spheres.

Karen Nowé Hedvall, Malin Ögland and Jenny Lindberg | Digital first: challenges for public and regional libraries in Sweden.

Information and embodied information

Niloofar Solhjoo | I can tell he is in a good mood. Embodied aspects of information in human-animal relationship.

Short papers

Laura Williams | Performing information: exploring conceptualisations of embodied.

Jutta Haider, Malte Rödl and Sofie Joosse | Algorithmically embodied emissions: the environmental harm of everyday life information in digital culture.

Björn Ekström | Unfolding material constraints and opportunities in biodiversity citizen science information practices.

Public libraries

Tomoya Igarashi, Masanori Koizumi and Naomi Wake | The impact and concept of public libraries in the 21st century.

Marika Kawamoto, Motoko Yamagishi, Håkon Larsen and Masanori Koizumi | Promoting libraries as democratic spaces through governmental and municipal library strategies: Norwegian library strategies post 2014 law changes.

Motoko Yamagishi, Masanori Koizumi, Michael M. Widdersheim and Tomoya Igarash | Topic modelling of diverse events in the 21st century public library: a case analysis of New York Public Library.

Information literacy / Facts checking

Sara Ahlryd | Bridging the gap - students’ information practices in the transition to working life.

Hilda Ruokolainen | A methodological approach to misinformation: an analysis of the data creation process in two interview studies.

Antonella Foderaro and David Gunnarsson Lorentzen | Facts and arguments checking: investigating the occurrence of scientific argument on Twitter.

Jesper Solheim Johansen and Pia Borlund | Academic information searching and learning by use of Keenious and Google Scholar: a pilot study.

Reading / Literature

Anna Lundh, Åse Hedemark and Linnéa Lindsköld | Critical studies of reading: Consolidating a research approach.

Kjell Skjerdingstad and Knut Oterholm | From readers’ advisory to literary advocacy–a conceptual exploration.

Short paper

Kerstin Rydbeck, Jamie Johnston, Ágústa Pálsdóttir, Mahmood Khosrowjerdi, Andreas Vårheim, Ragnar Audunson, Casper Hvenegaard Rasmussen and Henrik Jochumsen | Social Reading and the public sphere in Nordic public libraries: a comparative study.

Thanks to Jannica Heinström of Oslo Metropolitan University, for organizing the conversion of the papers to html. The papers were double-blind, peer-reviewed for the Conference but have not been through the journal's copy-editing and final proof-reading and, in general, may not fully conform to the journal's style requirements and standards. The papers are listed under the session theme headings and, within themes, in the order of the conference programme.