Publications

Books

Hicks, D. (2014). Technology and professional identity of librarians: The making of the cybrarian. New York, NY: IGI Global.

Journal Articles

Hicks, D., & VanScoy, A. (2019). Discourses of expertise in professional competency documents: Reference expertise as performance. The Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy, 89(1), 34-52.

Hughes, C. A., Breault, R. R., Hicks, D., Schindel, T. J. (2017). Positioning pharmacists’ roles in primary health care: A discourse analysis of the Compensation Plan in Alberta, Canada. BMC Health Services Research, 17, 770-782. doi:10.1186/s12913-017-2734-x

Hicks, D. (2016). Person or place: The rhetorical construction of librarian and library by the information profession community. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 40, 318-331.

Olson, K., Hewitt, J., Slater, L., Chambers, T., Hicks, D., Farmer, A., Gratton, K., Kolb, B., & Steggles, S. (2016). Assessing cognitive function in adults during or following chemotherapy:  A scoping review. Supportive Care in Cancer, 24, 3223-3234. doi: 10.1007/s00520-016-3215-1

Hicks, D. (2016). Advocating for librarianship: The discourses of advocacy and service in the professional identities of librarians. Library Trends, 64, 615-604.

Hicks, D., & Schindel, T. J. (2016). Time changes things: Time as a linguistic resource for professionals in information-intensive fields. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 40(1), 1-26.

Hicks, D. (2014). The construction of librarians’ professional identities: A discourse analysis. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 38(4), 251-270.

Hicks, D., & Given, L. (2013). Principled, transformational leadership: Analyzing the discourse of leadership in the development of librarianship’s core competences. The Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy, 83, 7-25. doi: 10.1086/668678

Duggleby, W., Hicks, D., Nekolaichuk C., Holtslander, L., Williams, A., Chambers, T., & Eby,  J. (2012). Transcending possibilities: Metasynthesis study of the hope experience of older adults with chronic illness. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68, 1211-1223. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05919.x

Hicks, D. (2011). The practice of mentoring: Reflecting on the critical aspects for leadership development. Australian Library Journal, 60, 66-75.

Book Chapters

Hartel, J., & Hicks, D. (In Press). Librarian, illustrated: The draw-and-write technique as a visual method for libraries. In J. Webb & S. Bedi (Eds.), Visualizing the Library: A Primer on visual research methods in Library and Information Sciences. London, UK: Facet Publishing.

Hicks, D. (2018). Cybrarians at last?: The impact of technology on the professional identity of librarians. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Library Science and Administration: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications (pp. 1436-1461). New York, NY: IGI Global. doi: 1 0.4018/978-1-5225-3914-8.ch068

Hicks, D. (2014). Postmodernism. In D. Burgess & P. Newton (Eds.), The theoretical foundations of educational administration and leadership. New York, NY: Routledge.

Hicks, D., Law, M., & Buckingham, J. (2010). Mentoring and supervision? Or, mentoring versus supervision? In E. Pankl, D. Theiss-White, & M.C. Bushing (Eds.), Recruitment, development, and retention of information professionals (pp. 251-266). New York, NY: IGI Global.

Refereed Abstracts

VanScoy, A., Hicks, D., & Cavanagh, M. (2018). What motivates twitter users to engage with libraries? Proceedings of ISIC: the Information Behaviour Conference, Krakow, Poland, 9-11 October, 2018: Part 1. Retrieved from http://www.informationr.net/ir/23-4/isic2018/isic1807.html

Hicks, D. (2017). Understandings of identity in the LIS literature: A conceptual analysis (Poster). Proceedings of the 45th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Information Science. Retrieved from https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/ojs.cais-acsi.ca/index.php/cais-asci/article/view/1050/936

Hicks, D. (2016). Person or place: The rhetorical construction of librarian and library by the information profession community. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Information Science. Retrieved from https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/ojs.cais-acsi.ca/index.php/cais-asci/article/view/949

Hicks, D., & Schindel, T. (2015). Time changes things: Time as a linguistic resource for     professionals in information-intensive fields. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Information Science. Retrieved from https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/ojs.cais-acsi.ca/index.php/cais-asci/article/view/902

Hicks, D. (2014). Information technology, change and information professionals’ identity construction: A discourse analysis. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 51, 1–9. doi: 10.1002/meet.2014.14505101049

Given, L. M., Hicks, D., Schindel, T. J. and Willson, R. (2014). The informing nature of talk & text: Discourse analysis as a research approach in information science. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 51, 1–4. doi: 10.1002/meet.2014.14505101002

Hicks, D. (2014). The construction of librarians’ professional identities: A discourse analysis. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Information Science. Retrieved from https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/ojs.cais-acsi.ca/index.php/cais-asci/article/view/851

Hicks, D. (2012). Studying library technicians’ professional lives using life history. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Information Science. Retrieved from https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/ojs.cais-acsi.ca/index.php/cais-asci/article/view/645

Hicks, D., & Whippey, C. (2012). “Everyone forgets that knowledge is the ultimate weapon”: Information seeking practices in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Information Science. Retrieved from https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/ojs.cais-acsi.ca/index.php/cais-asci/article/view/646

Hicks, D. (2011). Leadership and the development of the American Library Association’s Core Competences of Librarianship. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Information Science. Retrieved from https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/ojs.cais-acsi.ca/index.php/cais-asci/article/view/567

Hicks, D. (2010). The how and the why: An argument for a theory-oriented approach to LIS administration and management scholarship and practice. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Information Science. Retrieved from https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/ojs.cais-acsi.ca/index.php/cais-asci/article/view/367