Presentations

Invited Talks

Hicks, D. (2016, October). Identifying librarians: Exploring how librarians answer who am I? And how should I act? Presented at the University of Alberta’s School of Library and Information Science Research Colloquium.

Hicks, D. (2015, October). Image, identity, and core values. Presented at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information.

Hicks, D. (2014, October). Technology, identity and librarians: A discussion of influence, change, and place. Keynote address presented at the ACRL Oregon & Washington Fall Conference 2014.

Panels

Timanson, P., Schindel, T., & Hicks, D. (2016, May). From the student desk to the teaching podium: Teaching strategies to aid new instructors. Panel to be presented at the 2016 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Calgary, AB, Canada.

Campbell, G. D., Drabinski, E., Elmborg, J., & Hicks, D. (2015, June). The core values of librarianship in education and practice. Panel presented at the 2015 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Association of Information Science. Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Given, L. M., Hicks, D., Schindel, T. J., & Willson, R. (2014, November). The informing nature of talk and text: Discourse analysis as a research approach in information science. Panel presented at the 2014 Association for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Conference Presentations

Vanscoy, A., Hicks, D., & Cavanagh, M. (2018, October). What motivates Twitter users to engage with libraries? Paper to be presented at The Information Behaviour Conference (ISIC) 2018, Kraków, Poland.

Vanscoy, A., Hicks, D., & Cavanagh, M. (2018, June). Understanding public libraries’ conversations: Promises and challenges of microblogging data. Paper presented at the 2018 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Association of Information Science, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Vanscoy, A., & Hicks, D., (2017, January). Discourses of expertise in professional competency documents: Communicating across communities. Paper to be presented at the 2017 Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Hicks, D. (2016, June). Person or place: The rhetorical construction of librarian and library by the information profession community. Paper to be presented at the 2016 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Association of Information Science, Calgary, AB, Canada. Awarded Student-to-CAIS for best scholarly paper submitted by a student.

Hicks, D. (2015, June). Identity matters: Identity, information and LIS research. Paper presented at Information: Interactions and Impact (i3), Aberdeen, Scotland.

Hicks, D., & Van Scoy, A. (2015, June). Information professionals reference and information practices as expertise or skill: An exploratory study. Paper presented at Information: Interactions and Impact (i3), Aberdeen, Scotland.

Hicks, D., & Schindel, T. (2015, June). Time changes things: Time as a linguistic resource for professionals in information-intensive fields. Paper presented at the 2015 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Association of Information Science, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Awarded Best Conference Paper.

Hicks, D. (2014, November). Information technology, change and librarians’ identity construction: A discourse analysis. Paper presented at the 2014 Association for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Hicks, D. (2014, May). The construction of librarians’ professional identities: A discourse analysis. Paper presented at the 2014 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Association of Information Science, St. Catharines, ON, Canada. Awarded Student-to-CAIS for best scholarly paper submitted by a student.

Hicks, D. (2013, June). Telling stories about librarianship: Using popular culture images to examine the relationship between librarians and information technology. Paper presented at the 2013 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Association of Information Science, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Hicks, D., & Timanson, P. (2013, June). Leading roles: A discourse analysis of the school principal as leader in television. Paper presented at the 2013 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Whippey, C., & Hicks, D. (2013, April). “Knowledge should be smelly”: Using Buffy the Vampire Slayer to examine popular understandings of information seeking practices. Paper presented at the 2013 Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association National Conference, Washington, DC.

Timanson, P., & Hicks, D. (2013, April). “Think of me as your judge, jury, and executioner,”  and leader?: A discourse analysis of the school principal as leader in television. Paper presented at the 2013 Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association National Conference, Washington, DC.

Hicks, D. (2012, May). Studying library technicians’ professional lives using life history. Paper presented at the 2012 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Association of Information Science, Kitchener/Waterloo, ON, Canada.

Hicks, D., & Whippey, C. (2012, May). “Everyone forgets that knowledge is the ultimate weapon”: Information seeking practices in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Paper presented at the 2012 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Association of Information Science, Kitchener/Waterloo, ON, Canada.

Hicks, D. (2011, June). Leadership and the development of the American Library Association’s Core Competences of Librarianship. Paper presented at the 2011 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Association of Information Science, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

Hicks, D. (2011, May). “Principled, transformational leadership”: Analysing the discourse of leadership in the American Library Association’s Core Competences of Librarianship. Paper presented at the 2011 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

Hicks, D. (2011, April). The socially constructed identity: An examination of librarian reactions to Rupert Giles as a popular image of librarians and their relationship with technology. Paper presented at the 2011 Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association National Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Hicks, D. (2010, June). The how and the why: An argument for a theory-oriented approach to LIS administration and management scholarship and practice. Paper presented at the 2010 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Association of Information Science, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Posters

Hicks, D. (2017, June). Understandings of identity in the LIS literature: A conceptual analysis. Poster presented at the 2017 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Association of Information Science, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Hicks, D. (2014, January). The construction of librarians’ professional identities: A discourse analysis. Poster presented at the 2014 Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Hicks, D. (2012, January). Examining the professional identity of librarians: A Discourse analysis. Poster session presented at the Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference, Dallas, TX.

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