Media coverage of the Coalition

May 2012
The front cover of CILIP Update features DREaM project concluding conference closing keynote speaker Ben Goldacre, and the issue includes a feature article about the DREaM project: Hall, H. & Oppenheim, C. (2012). The possible DREaM: developing LIS research excellence. CILIP Update, May 2012, 32-33. [Full-text available to CILIP members from the CILIP Update web site.]

February 2012
Hazel Hall’s contribution to FreePint Newsletter issue 344 includes mention of the DREaM online community as a “favourite tipple“.

August 2011
CILIP Update with Gazette reports on the DREaM project launch conference held at the British Library on 19th July 2011 in the article “New award cements network” on p. 11 of its August 2011 issue.

July 2011
In New challenges, new opportunities: annual report 2010/11 the Research Information Network details the 2010 LIS Research Coalition conference Evidence, value and impact: the LIS Research landscape in 2010 as one of the highlights of its programme of activities in 2010 (p. 20).

July 2011
In its July 2011 issue CILIP Update with Gazette reports on the award of SLA Europe Information Professional of the year to Hazel Hall (p. 37).

05/07/11
The School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, US reports on Professor Blaise Cronin’s forthcoming keynote at the DREaM project launch conference at the British Library Conference Centre on Tuesday 19th July 2011.

June 2011
Debby Raven refers to support for practitioner researchers offered by the LIS Research Coalition and the RiLIES project in her article “Showing them what we’re worth” in the June 2011 issue of CILIP Update with Gazette (pp. 40-41).

June 2011
Volume 18 issue 4 of Managing Information magazine looks at the work of the Coalition based on an Hazel Hall. The article is entitled “Library and Information Science Research Coalition” and can be found on pp. 44-48.

01/06/11
InfoTodayEu reports details of the DREaM project launch conference due to take place on Tuesday 19th July 2011.

12/04/11
SLA Europe issues a press release to announce the award of SLA Europe Information Professional 2011 to Hazel Hall.

April 2011
Hazel Hall is featured in the People News of the April 2011 issue of CILIP Update with Gazette (p. 37).

March 2011
Evidence Based Library and Information Practice volume 6, issue 1 reports news from the LIS Research Coalition. This article includes reference to all the Coalition’s activities at EBLIP6 (Hazel Hall’s keynote paper, the Coalition-sponsored “Meet the editors” panel, and the four places to be supported by the Coalition. It also provides updates on the DREaM and RiLIES projects.

February 2011
News of the award of the DREaM project grant is covered on page 4 of issue 12 (Spring 2011) of RINews.

November and December 2010
News of the AHRC grant for the DREaM project is reported in the print media such as Information Scotland News, 1(6), p. 3 and the December issue of Library and Information Gazette, p. 7, and on a number of web sites such as IWR, Slainte and Peter Scott’s library blog

July – September 2010
Over summer 2010 a number of participants at the Library and Information Science Research Coalition conference wrote up reviews of the day. Some appeared in the press, and others on personal and organisational blogs. Links to these can be found on the Reviews of the LIS Research Coalition conference 2010 page.

1 July – 14 July 2010
In the “My week” column of Library and Information Gazette Hazel Hall is profiled.

June 2010
Issue of 5.2 of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice includes a preview of the 2010 LIS Research Coalition conference

01/06/2010
Michael Stead blogs about the importance of research in his role in public libraries, and his forthcoming commitment at the 2010 LIS Research Coalition conference, from Optimus Librarian.

20 May – 2 June 2010
Library and Information Gazette publishes a short news item “Students win conference places” to report the names and affiliations of the PhD students selected for sponsored places at the 2010 LIS Research Coalition conference on 28 June 2010.

Week beginning 26 April 2010
News of the 2010 LIS Research Coalition conference is blogged by libraryassessment.info, TFPL, the Research Information Network, and Peter Scott.

23/04/10
Juliet Eve (@JulietEve), Principal Lecturer in Library and Information Studies at the University of Brighton, refers to the LIS Research Coalition as she blogs about training the practitioner researchers of the future.

07/04/10
FUMSI publishes a feature article on the work of the LIS Research Coalition based on an interview with Hazel Hall at Online 2009.

27/03/10
Business Information Review comments on the forthcoming LIS Research Coalition conference in a blog posting.

08/03/10
FUMSI previews the interview with Hazel Hall due to appear in its April 2010 issue.

March 2010
Elspeth Hyams interviews Hazel Hall about social computing, practitioner research and the LIS Research Coalition in Research in practice: a living example in the March 2010 issue of Library and Information Update (pp. 24-26).

12/02/10
Brian Kelly refers to the LIS Research Coalition’s “review” of Online 2009 in his blog A challenge to linked data developers.

05/02/10
Archana Venkatraman interviews Hazel Hall about the work of the LIS Research Coalition for Information World Review in her article A decade for mobiles, social media and research.

February 2010
Library and Information Gazette, 11-14 February previews contributions from the LIS Research Coalition staff at the CILIP NW branch AGM and Members’ Day on 3 March 2010 (p. 14), and the BLA Conference in July 2010 (p. 15).

February 2010
Matthew Mezey’s report on Online 2009 in Library and Information Update. uses content from the LIS Research Coalition blog as part of the conference review (p. 20): Mezey, M. (2010). Towards the web of linked data. Library and Information Update, January/February, 18-22.

January 2010
FreePint’s special report on Online 2009 uses content from the LIS Research Coalition blog as part of the conference review (p. 13). It also discusses the Hazel Hall’s presentation on the work of the Coalition delivered at the event (p. 15).

04/12/09
Brian Kelly of JISC mentions the Coalition in his review of Online 2009.

03/12/09
The LIS Research Coalition is cited in the announcement that Hazel Hall has been awarded Information Professional of the Year at Online 2009. The story is later covered by Information Today, Information World Review, Online 2009, CILIP, Edinburgh Napier University,
Neil Infield of the British Library)
, Library and Information Gazette (p. 1 of the 11 December 2009 issue, and p. 5 of the 14-27 January 2010 issue), Times Higher Education (14-20 January 2010, p. 23), Library and Information Update. (January/February 2010, p. 20) and Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 36(3), p. 16).

02/10/09
Hazel Hall’s appointment features on the People pages of Times Higher Education, p. 22.

October 2009
The Coalition web site is listed in issue 176 of the Internet Resources Newsletter.

October 2009
The Coalition features on page 5 of the October 2009 issue of Library and Information Update.

23/09/09
Hazel Hall’s appointment is covered by the Scotsman, both in print and online.

16/09/09
In a TFPL blog entry Melanie Goody writes about the creation of the coalition in the context of the debate in the records and information management community on the need for a coordinated representation of the various sub-groups within the profession.

15/09/09
Talking with Talis podcast: interview about the plans of the LIS Research Coalition.

09/09/09
Knowledgespeak.com reports Hazel Hall’s appointment.

08/09/09
Peter Scott blogs Hazel Hall’s appointment.
VIP puts Hazel Hall’s appointment details on the newswire service.

07/09/09
Information World Review covers Hazel Hall’s appointment in the news item “Hazel Hall to steer Library and Information Science Research Coalition”.
IWR‘s coverage is picked up by a number of news aggregator services including Accountancy Age, Buzztracker, Computing.co.uk, Newspeg, Odory, Sengine and Silobreaker.

03/09/09
Hazel Hall speaks about the LIS Research Coalition when interviewed as the “Featured Member” of 38 Minutes for the week beginning 7th September 2009.

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