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Currently Involved in research at Charles Sturt University.

Personal profile

Mary Anne's research interests focus broadly on scholarly communication including open access, institutional repositories, e-research, research data management, citizen science and increasingly on the practices of information sharing and collaboration.

Other recent investigations include working with CSU colleagues to investigate how information can play a part in the social inclusion of refugees.More broadly Mary Anne is interested in research methodology and methods, and investigates using a variety of approaches, including interpretivist/constuctivist and post positivist, and a variety of methods from field research to survey.

Education/Academic qualification

Information Systems, PhD, University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia

Librarianship, Graduate Diploma, Riverina College of Advanced Education

Arts, Bachelor, University of New England

Business and Technology, Master, University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia

External positions

Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales, Information Systems & Technology Management

29 Jun 2009 → …

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Research Output 2006 2018

Exploring Potential Barriers to LAM Synergies in the Academy: Institutional Locations & Publishing Outlets

Hider, P., Kennan, M. A., Carroll, M. & Lymn, J., 2018, ALISE 18: The Expanding LIS Education Universe.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

The future of information research

Williamson, C., Johanson, G., Byrne, A., Given, L., Kennan, M. A. & Oliver, G., 2018, Research Methods: Information, Systems and Contexts. Williamson, K. & Johanson, G. (eds.). 2nd ed. London: Elsevier, p. 537-564 27 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

data collection method
grounded theory
cultural difference
11 Citations
Open Access
Information management
Open Access
type of organization
research organization


Outstanding Paper for 2013, Journal of Documentation

Annemaree Lloyd-Zantiotis (Recipient), Mary Anne Kennan (Recipient), Kim Thompson (Recipient) & Muhammad Asim Qayyum (Recipient), 2013

Prize/Award: Award

honors and awards

Activities 2011 2011

  • 1 Oral presentation

Increasing the visibility of our research: Journals, databases, and open access

Mary Anne Kennan (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media