Research Word Cloud

Dinesh Rathi

School of Library and Information Studies
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

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" ... Knowledge Management (KM), Open Source Software (OSS), Management, Digital Libraries (DL), Community Research, Social Media ... "


Service (2008 - Current)

Student Advising and Committees

  • External Examiner
    • Master Student Thesis
    • Doctoral Student Dissertation Proposal Defense

  • SLIS Student Thesis Committee
    • Co-Supervise (Master and Ph.D. Students)
    • Examining Committee Chair (Master Thesis Defense)
    • Examining Committee Member (Master Thesis Defense)
    • Examining Committee Member (Doctoral Student Dissertation Proposal Defense)

  • Course-based Graduate Student Advising (MLIS Program)

Committees (2008 - Current)

  • School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS)

    • Admissions Committee
    • Adjunct Faculty Committee (ad–hoc)
    • Curriculum Committee
    • Communications Committee
    • Research Colloquia Series Committee
    • Student Survey Committee
    • SLIS Faculty Search Committee
    • SLIS Accreditation Working Committee
    • Scholarship and Awards Committee
    • Technology Committee

  • Faculty of Education

    • Diversity, Equity and Respect (DER) Committee
    • Election Committee
    • HT Coutts Library Advisory Committee
    • Scholarship and Research Awards (SARC) Committee
    • Technology Advisory Board (TAB) (Committee)
    • Canada Research Chair Search Committee

  • University of Alberta and Other Faculties

    • Faculty–Based ICT Committee
    • Selection Committee, Faculty of Extension
    • Faculty of Education Dean Selection Committee

Professional Service

  • Reviewed for:

    • Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Conference
    • Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS)
    • Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science (CJILS)
    • Hawaii International Conference on System Science (as minitrak Co-Chair)
    • International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM)
    • Journal of Knowledge Management (JKM)
  • President, Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS). (2017–2018)
  • Vice-President, Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS). (2016–2017)
  • Co-Organizer (along with Dr. Michael McNally) for the Digital Future 2015 Conference at the School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS), University of Alberta, Edmonton. (2015)
  • Director Communication, Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS). (2009–2010; 2010–2011)
  • Co–Chair for the Minitrack, Research 2.0: Web 2.0 and Virtual Worlds as Research Environments at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) (Co–Chair: Dr. Lisa Given) (2010 and 2011)