Ali Shiri


Associate Chair & Graduate Coordinator

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

Email: ashiri (at) ualberta (dot) ca

Upcoming and recent presentations:

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

“Digital Library North: Access to Digital Cultural Heritage in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) in Canada’s North” (Keynote Speech) Diversity by Design:  Reframing Diversity Discourse in Canada. Two-Day International Symposium, September 13-14, 2017, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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

Robyn Stobbs, Ali Shiri, Sharon Farnel, Cathy Cockney, Dinesh Rathi and Sandy Campbell. A Community-Driven Usability Evaluation: The Case of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region Digital Library. 
CAIS/ACSI, May 31 - June 2, 2017,  Ryerson University, Toronto.

Bridging the Gap: Community Engagement, Content, and Connectivity in the North. UAlberta North, April 20, 2017.

Stobbs, R.; Shiri, A.; Rathi, D.; Cockney, C.; Campbell, S., Farnel, S. (2017). When ‘Local’ is 500 km Away: Creating a Digital Library for the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. Alberta Library Conference, April 27 - 30, Jasper, Alberta.