Ali Shiri


Associate Chair & Graduate Coordinator

School of Library and Information Studies
University of Alberta
3-20 Rutherford South
Edmonton, Alberta 
Canada T6H 2J4

Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Email: ashiri (at) ualberta (dot) ca

 Recent/upcoming presentations, publications and events:

Digital Library North Builds Information Bridge to Canada’s Arctic, University of Alberta Information Technology Newsletter

Co-chair, Canadian Association for Information Science 46th annual conference, Diversities on the data landscape: connecting information science with data studies.

Samek, T., Shiri, A., Trepanie, C. (2018) An Examination of the Emergence of  Data Ethics through a Library and Information Ethics Perspective.  ALISE Annual Conference, February 6-9, 2018, Denver, Colorado.

Shiri, A. (2017,  December 5) Digital Libraries or Digital Objects: Measuring the Impact and Value of Use and Reuse [Blog post]

Shiri, A., Oliphant, Tami (2017). Temporal Patterns of Searching in a Public Library Discovery System. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 41(1-2), pp. 1 -17.

Oliphant, T.; Shiri, A. (2017) "The long tail of search and topical queries in public libraries", Library Review,

"Metadata in the Digital Library North: Culturally Appropriate and Community-focused Approaches" Government of Alberta IMAware, Edmonton, September 20, 2017.

The Many Faces of Marcia Bates's Contributions: System Design Influence and Citation Impact. CAIS/ACSI, May 31 - June 2, 2017,  Ryerson University, Toronto.