Presentations

Refereed conference presentations

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (accepted). New formats, new information environments, new methodologies: The virtual unknown. Roundtable to be facilitated at information: interactions and impact (i3), Aberdeen, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2017). How can Scottish libraries link their resources to the world? Presented at the CILIPS Annual Conference 2017, Dundee, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2016). Supporting workplace information needs of people with dementia. Presented at the 2016 SIG USE Symposium – Information Behavior in Workplaces, ASIS&T 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Swanson, A. C., Rasmussen Pennington, D., Akwaowo, E., & Zobisch, P. (2016). Faculty perceptions on publishing research. Paper presented at the International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Quan-Haase, A., Rasmussen Pennington, D., Sloan, L., et al. (2016). Small data and big data controversies and alternatives: Perspectives from The SAGE handbook of social media research methods. Workshop presented at the 2016 International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety).

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2016). Analysing found non-text social media data: Options and challenges. Paper presented at the 2016 International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety).

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2015). Youth e-mental health in Scotland: Challenges and opportunities. Paper presented at the Health Informatics Scotland Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D, & Whetstone, M. (2014). What does it mean to learn in an online classroom? Phenomenographical analysis of first semester students. Paper presented at AACE E-Learn 2014, New Orleans, LA.

Byun, J., Pennington, D., Dutta, S., Cardenas, J., & Kirwan, J. (2014). Understanding student behaviors in the online classroom. Works-in-progress paper presented at the IEEE 2014 Big Data conference, Anchorage, AK.

Desrochers, N., Laplante, A., Quan-Haase, A., Martin, K., Rasmussen Pennington, D., & Spiteri, L. (2013). Beyond the playlist: Looking at user-generated collocation of cultural products through social tagging. Panel presented at the 2013 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Montréal, QC.

Beaudoin, J. E., Ménard, E., Angel, C. M., Copeland, A., Genuis, S. K., Hartel, J., Nesset, V., O’Connor, B., Rasmussen Pennington, D., Shiri, A., & Thomson, L. (2013). Questioning the visual: Research methods and the problem of perception. Panel presented at the 2013 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Montréal, QC.

Buchel, O., Rasmussen, D., Kipp, M., Beak, J., & Choi, I. (2013). Analyzing spatial, social, and semantic dimensions of user interactions with collections on Flickr. Poster presented at the 2013 International Conference on Social Media and Society, Halifax, NS, Canada.

Beak, J., Choi, I., Kipp, M.E.I., Buchel, O., & Rasmussen, D. (2013). User motivations for contributing tags and local knowledge to the Library of Congress Flickr Collection. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science, Victoria, BC.

Rasmussen, D. (2013). Liberating, social learning: Online teaching without the sanctioned LMS. Paper presented at the Technology in Education Symposium @ Western, London, ON.

Rasmussen, D., Craig, A., Fiander, D., Foster, R., & Quan-Haase, A. (2013). Social media for academics. Panel presented at the Technology in Education Symposium @ Western, London, ON.

Rasmussen Neal, D., Aytac, S., Kipp, M. E. I., Williams, L. Y., & Johnson, C. (2012). Web-based education throughout the library & information science curriculum: Diverse challenges, opportunities, and challenges. Panel presented at the 2012 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Rasmussen Neal, D., Smith, L. C., Ratliff, J. A., & Khanova, J. (2012). ASIS&T online education initiatives: Driving the future. Panel presented at the 2012 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Kipp, M.E.I., Buchel, O., & Rasmussen Neal, D. (2012). Exploring digital information using tags and local knowledge. Poster presented at the 2012 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Desrochers, N., Rasmussen Neal, D., & Whippey, C. (2012). Why am i crying?! :’) <3”: Issues of text and subtext when analyzing user-generated data. Lightning talk presented at the Evolving and Emerging Research Methodologies in Information Behavior, Needs, Seeking, and Use (SIG USE Workshop), 2012 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Rasmussen Neal, D., Desrochers, N., & Whippey, C. (2012). Meshing traditions to analyze responses toward social media content. Poster presented at #Influence12 – Symposium and Workshop on Measuring Influence on Social Media, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.

Whippey, C., & Rasmussen Neal, D. (2012). Gaming works! Mental health and wellness in massively multiplayer online role playing games. Paper presented at the 39th Annual CAIS/ACSI Conference, Waterloo, ON.

Whalen, L., Rasmussen Neal, D., Desrochers, N., & Viteo, K. (2012). Trends, icons, and feelings: Notions of affect within Canadian user-generated content. Paper presented at the 39th Annual CAIS/ACSI Conference, Waterloo, ON.

Desrochers, N., Rasmussen Neal, D., Lenton, E., & Saliba, P. (2012). Using affect-based labels in whole collection retrieval. Poster presented at the ALISE Annual Conference, Dallas, TX.

Heck, T., Gwizdka, J., Kipp, M.E.I., Lu, K., Peters, I., Rasmussen Neal, D, & Spiteri, L. (2011). Social tagging and folksonomies: Indexing, retrieving… and beyond? Panel presented at the 2011 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Aytac, S., Kipp, M., Rasmussen Neal, D., Rubin, V., Patuelli, C., & Hsieh-Yee, I. (2011). Emerging trends in knowledge organization and information organization course curriculum. Panel presented at the 2011 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Zhang, Y., Zumer, M., Salaba, A., Mercun, T., Bowen, J., Kilzer, R., & Rasmussen Neal, D. (moderator). (2011). Developing FRBR-based library catalogs for users. Panel presented at the 2011 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Rasmussen Neal, D., & Xiao, L. (2011). The use of weblogs in LIS online courses: A case study. Paper presented at the Information Science and Social Media (ISSOME2011) conference, Turku, Finland.

Rasmussen Neal, D., & Hoffman, C. (2011). Online mental health information behaviours of emerging adults: A web usability and user experience study. Paper presented at the 39th Annual CAIS/ACSI Conference, Fredericton, NB.

Neal, D. (2010). Canadian and Australian youth-informed online mental health information access techniques and preferences. Poster presented at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Genetics (IG) and Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction (INMHA) Ninth Annual New Principal Investigators’ Meeting, Jackson’s Point, ON.

Campbell, G., Spalding, T., Tennis, J., Tighe, M., Neal, D. (moderator), & Winget, M. (moderator). (2010). Defining the limits of classification research & practice: The annual workshop of the Classification Research Special Interest Group (SIG/CR). Workshop presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Pittsburgh, PA.

Neal, D., Goodrum, A., Rorissa, A., O’Connor, B., Menard, E., Hastings, S., Snyder, J., Matusiak, K., & Landbeck, C. (moderator). (2010). Current research and thinking in image analysis, descriptions, and systems. Workshop presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Pittsburgh, PA.

Zhang, Y., Subirats, I., Salaba, A., Nicolai, C., Zeng, M., Hillman, D., Zumer, M., & Neal, D. (moderator). (2010). FRBR implementation and user research. Panel presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Pittsburgh, PA.

Williams, L., & Neal, D. (2010). The ethical concerns of data mining. Paper presented at the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences 2010, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

Neal, D., & McKenzie, P. (2010). Putting the pieces together: Endometriosis blogs, cognitive authority, and collaborative information behaviour. Paper presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science, Montréal, QC, Canada.

Neal, D. (2010). Breaking in and out of the silos: What makes for a happy photograph cluster? Paper presented at the Document Academy Conference (DOCAM ’10), Denton, TX.

Rorissa, A., Neal, D., Chaucer, A., & Muckell, J. (2010). An analysis of tags assigned to still and moving images on Flickr. Poster presented at the 2010 ALISE Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

Neal, D., & Campbell, A. (2009). Youth mental health information retrieval: A multinational project. Paper presented at 36th McGraw-Hill Ryerson National Teaching & Learning Conference: What really works: Strategies to improve teaching and learning, Oshawa, ON.

Jörgensen, C., Beaudoin, J., Ménard, E., Neal, D., & Stvilia, B. (2009). Image indexing and retrieval: Current projects and a comprehensive research agenda for the future. Panel presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Vancouver, BC.

Neal, J., & Neal, D. (2009). Answering the unanswered question? Contextualizing a holistic theoretical framework for cross-genre music information retrieval. Poster presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Vancouver, BC.

Lee, H-J., & Neal, D. (2009). User-assigned preferred entry point levels for Web image searching compared with the Pyramid model. Poster presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Vancouver, BC.

Neal, D., & Williams, L. (2009). Disaggregated informational ownership: Recommendations from the literature. Paper presented at Education and cyberspace law: An interdisciplinary perspective, St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

Hastings, S. K., Abbas, J., Iyer, H., Neal, D., & Rorissa, A. (2008). Models, theories, and methods in image research: A discussion and a look to the future. Panel presented at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Columbus, OH.

Neal, D. (2008). Who owns user data, and who should control it? Paper presented at The regulation of cyberspace: Balancing the interests, Exeter College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

Hastings, S. K., Iyer, H., Neal, D., Rorissa, A., & Yoon, J. (2007). Social computing, folksonomies, and image tagging: Reports from the research front.Panel presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Milwaukee, WI.

Lee, H-J., & Neal, D. (2007). Toward Web 2.0 music information retrieval: Utilizing emotion-based, user-assigned descriptors. Poster presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Milwaukee, WI.

Johnston, P., Landry-Hyde, D., Laurell, R., Neal, D., Salerno, C., & Todaro, J. (2007). Communities of practice for distributed/e-learning. Panel presented at the 2007 Annual Conference of the Texas Library Association, San Antonio, TX.

Neal, D. (2007). Through the patrons’ eyes: Library Web site usability. Presented at the 2007 Annual Conference of the Texas Library Association, San Antonio, TX.

Lee, H-J., & Neal, D. (2007). Image entry points of different genres of photographs for the Web searching environment. Poster presented at the 2007 Annual Conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education, Seattle, WA.

Akin, L., & Neal, D. (2007). Managing interaction while on your way to becoming an e-moderator. Presented at the 2007 Texas Blackboard User Group Conference, Austin, TX.

Neal, D., & Neal, J. (2006). Meet the departments: A marriage of IT and public services. Presented at the 2006 Annual Conference of the Texas Library Association, Houston, TX.

Hickerson, L., & Neal, D. (2006). Creating a medical information portal and associated database for a small hospital library. Poster presented at the 2006 Western Medical Library Association Chapters’ Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Neal, D. (2006). Image retrieval: An interdisciplinary approach. Poster presented at the 2006 Annual Conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education, San Antonio, TX.

Hastings, S. K., Jeong, W., Uzwyshyn, R., & Neal, D. (2005). Information visualization: From conceptual theory to digital implementation. Panel presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Charlotte, NC.

Neal, D., & Gulliford, B. (2005). Taking the library catalog out of the library: A WebVoyáge usability study. Presented at the 2005 Endeavor Customer User Group Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Barr, L., George, G., Neal, D, & Reynolds, H. (2005). How to make (or keep) your regional users’ group active. Panel presented at the 2005 Endeavor Customer User Group Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Griesdorf, H., Jörgensen, C., Jörgensen, P., Neal, D., O’Connor, B., & Uzwyshyn, R. (2004). Information visualization: Highlights, histories and futures. Panel presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Providence, RI.

Neal, D. (2004). Heatin’ up Voyager with ColdFusion. Presented at the 2004 South Central Voyager Users’ Group Meeting, Nacogdoches, TX.

Neal, D., & Nelson, A. (2004). WebVoyáge redesign: Collaboration IS what gets IT done. Presented at the 2004 Endeavor Customer User Group Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Neal, D. (2003). Our eXtreme WebVoyáge redesign process or: How we learned to stop worrying and love the library catalog. Presented at the 2003 South Central Voyager Users’ Group Meeting, Ft. Worth, TX.

Invited workshops and presentations

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2017). Assistive technology priorities: The perspectives of people living with dementia. Workshop facilitated at the Assistive Technology + Dementia Seminar, University of Stirling, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2017). How people search for eMental health information. Snapshot presentation presented at Technology enabled health care: Sharing what works & new horizons, Scottish Centre for Telehealth & Telecare/NHS 24, Musselburgh, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2017). Outcomes from deployment at scale. Workshop to be facilitated at Technology enabled health care: Sharing what works & new horizons, Scottish Centre for Telehealth & Telecare/NHS 24, Musselburgh, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2017). MARC 21 study day. Workshop presented for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde library staff, Glasgow, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2017). Making emotional information retrieval a reality. Presented at #IRFest2017, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2017). Effectively using social media in teaching and learning. Presented for the Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Programme (STEP), University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2017). Beyond bibliographic description: Emotional metadata on YouTube. Presented at Somewhere over the rainbow: Our metadata online, past, present and future, meeting of the Cataloguing and Indexing Group in Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2017). Effectively using social media in learning and teaching. Workshop presented at the Scottish Higher Education Developers meeting, University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2017). How does that make you feel? Emotional information engagement. Guest lecture presented for LIS 598 Human Information Interaction, University of Alberta.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2016). Title goes here: An investigation into the information-as-executive-director object identity of Dick Hill. Invited speaker at SIG CON, 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2016). How do you find a good app? Connecting youth with appropriate e-mental health tools. Invited presentation for the 2016 Health Informatics Scotland conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2016). Choosing the right methodology. Invited presentation for iDocQ 2016, Glasgow, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2016). Introduction. Invited presentation for the ASIS&T SIG VIS and SIG AH Second Virtual Symposium on Information & Technology in the Arts & Humanities.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2016). Frameworks for studies of information behaviour and use. Invited presentation for the 2016 Advanced Doctoral Training Workshop for Information Science Scotland, Edinburgh.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2015). Nobody ever told me I wasn’t supposed to like computers: The tale of a woman information scientist. Invited presentation for Ada Lovelace Day, University of Strathclyde.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2015). Looking beyond text. Invited presentation for the Big Data Workshop on Education and Poverty, Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde.

Rasmussen Pennington, D., et al. (2015). The future of our profession: A panel discussion featuring contributions from various sectors. Invited panel presented at the CILIPS Conference, Dundee, Scotland.

Hirsh, S., Chu, C. M., Larsen, R., Di Eugenio, B., Young, C., Cooper Cary, A., Rasmussen Pennington, D., Caidi, N. (moderator), & Giannini, T. (moderator). (2015). The space between us: A conversation with association leadership about the future of LIS education. Invited opening plenary session panelist at the 2015 ALISE Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Rasmussen Pennington, D., & Landbeck, C. (2014). Action research and real-time data analysis in the information science small world (and Technology) COLON A novel approach. Invited speaker at SIG CON, 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Seattle, WA.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2014). Evolve or die: Modern classrooms need to change with the times – social media for academics. Invited speaker at the Faculty of Engineering Mini-Workshop on e-Learning Best Practices, Western University.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2014). Connecting two vines: Where what is meets what can be. Invited speaker at the 2014 Colorado Distance Learning Association Annual Conference.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2014). Understanding student behaviors in online classes: A qualitative approach. Virtual presentation for Ashford University’s Forbes School of Business Think Tank.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2013). Social media for teaching. Webinar presented for the United States Distance Learning Association.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2013). Make yourself go viral: Academic publishing and social media. Virtual presentation for Ashford University’s College of Business Think Tank.

Dillon, A., Bruce, H., Sonnenwald, D., Bystrom, K., Erdelez, S., & Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2013). Research in information science: Current and future trends. Invited panelist at the McGill University School of Information Studies’ Summer Symposium.

Rasmussen, D. (2013). The quality behind qualitative research. Invited speaker at the Spring ’13 Emporia State University Doctoral Student Research Retreat: Research and Dissertation Writing.

Rasmussen, D. (2013). Dissertation writing: What makes academic writing consequential? Invited speaker at the Spring ’13 Emporia State University Doctoral Student Research Retreat: Research and Dissertation Writing.

Given, L., Rasmussen, D., Radford, M., & Budd, J. (2013). What are the “data” for qualitative inquiry? ALISE Academy 2013: The quality behind qualitative research. Invited workshop presented at the 2013 ALISE Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Rasmussen, D. (2013). A changing forum for science: Social media and research. Invited keynote presentation at the Social Media for #Environmental #Academics workshop, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON.

Rasmussen Neal, D., & Lumley, K. (2012). Usability methods and Mind Pack evaluation. Invited presentation at the face-to-face meeting of the Mobilizing Minds: Pathways to Young Adult Mental Health Research Group, Toronto, ON.

Invited Lead Discussant, Qualitative approaches to measuring influence in social media, #Influence12 – Symposium and Workshop on Measuring Influence on Social Media, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, September 2012.

Rasmussen Neal, D., & Williams, L. (2012). Do some research, near or far… makes no difference where you are! Invited paper presented at the Lawson Mental Health Annual Research Day Retreat, London, ON.

Rasmussen Neal, D. (2011). Social media in libraries: Plans, policies, and practicalities. Invited paper presented for the UWO Student Chapter of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

Rasmussen Neal, D. (2012). The Semantic Web, linked data, and today’s state of “findability.” Invited presentation for Library and Archives Canada, Gatineau, QC.

Williams, L., & Neal, D. (2011). The ethical concerns of data mining: The aggregated self. Invited paper presented at the Lawson Mental Health Annual Research Day Retreat, London, ON.

Neal, D. (2011). What makes you happy? Investigations into emotion-based image and music tags. Guest lecture for the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

Neal, D. (2010). Endometriosis blogs and cognitive authority: A roundtable chat. Invited presentation, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

Neal, D. (2010). Applying information architecture to online health information. Invited presentation, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Neal, D. (2009). From Facebook to the library book: Using social networking to reach your teen audience. Invited workshop presented at the Dallas Public Library, Dallas, TX.

Evans, E., Kaufmann, B., Moore, R., Mostafa, J., Neal, D., & Rudinsky, J. (2008). Panel session. Invited panel presented at the Carolinas Chapter (cc:asis&t) of the American Society of Information Science and Technology’s inaugural program, “Pushing boundaries in information visualization: Using virtual, immersive and interactive technologies in research and practice,” Chapel Hill, NC.

Neal, D. (2008). Applying information architecture to online health information. Invited presentation, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Neal. D. (2008). Health research at North Carolina Central University: Exploring potential research synergies with the University of Sydney. Invited presentation, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Neal, D., Hough, B., & Peterson, J. (2008). Keeping your computers up and running – we can help! Invited panel presented at the 2008 Annual Conference of the American Library Association, Anaheim, CA.

Neal, D. (2007). Library website usability. Invited workshops presented for the Central Texas Library System in La Grange and Waco, TX.

Neal, D. (2007). Promote your library with MySpace. Invited workshops presented for the Northeast Texas Regional Library System in Frisco and Longview, TX.

Neal, D. (2007). MySpaces @ Your Library: Blogs and wikis and RSS, oh my! Invited workshops presented for District 6 of the Texas Library Association, Northeast Texas Regional Library System, Central Texas Library System, and the Alamo Community College District (El Paso, San Marcos, Temple, Garland, and Frisco, TX).

Other presentations

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2016). Demystifying dissemination: Academic presenting and publishing. Presented for the Strathclyde Digital Health and Research Group, Glasgow, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2017). Dementia research in information science. Presented at the Strathclyde Dementia Research Network Mini-Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2016). How do you find a good movie? Workshop presented to high school students for Explorathon ’16, Glasgow, Scotland.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2014). Preparing for THAT final paper: Five tips to help you succeed. Presented virtually for the APA and beyond! Series, Missouri Distance Learning Association.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2014). Writing clearly, concisely, and correctly. Presented virtually for the APA and beyond! Series, Missouri Distance Learning Association.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2014). Assembling engaging literature reviews. Presented virtually for the APA and beyond! Series, Missouri Distance Learning Association.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2014). The wonderful world of APA. Presented virtually for the APA and beyond! Series, Missouri Distance Learning Association.

Rasmussen Pennington, D. (2013). Social media for leaders. Workshop presented at the Leadership Development Program at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Montreal, QC.

Rasmussen, D. (2012). In search of non-text: Films, music, data visualizations, and more. Presented for the e-Research Roundtable, Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Rasmussen Neal, D. (2012). ASIS&T webinar on webinars: How to propose, organize, and present a webinar. Available at http://www.asis.org/Conferences/webinars/2012/webinar-on-webinars.php