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Currently Involved in research at Charles Sturt University.

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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, The University of New South Wales

Librarianship, Graduate Diploma, Riverina College of Advanced Education

Business and Technology, Master, The University of New South Wales

Arts, Bachelor, University of New England

External positions

Visiting Fellow, The University of New South Wales

29 Jun 2009 → …

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Research Output 2006 2019

Editorial March 2019

Kennan, M. A., Fields, A., Narayan, B. & Russell, F., 02 Jan 2019, In : Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association. 68, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Progress in Research Data Services: An international survey of university libraries

Cox, A. M., Kennan, M. A., Lyon, L., Pinfield, S. & Sbaffi, L., 2019, p. http://www.dcc.ac.uk/sites/default/files/documents/IDCC19/Slides/ProgressinResDataServices_MaryAnneKennan.pdf.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePresentation only

4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access

Exploring potential barriers to LAM synergies in the academy: Institutional locations and publishing outlets

Hider, P., Kennan, M. A., Carroll, M. & Lymn, J., 2018, ALISE 18: Proceedings of the Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference: ALISE 2018. Seattle: ALISE, p. 104-108 5 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

New Zealand

Letting go, holding on, or re-envisioning? Challenges and opportunities for LIS Education in Australia

Kennan, M. A., Carroll, M. & Thompson, K., 2018, Re-envisioning the MLS: Perspectives on the future of library and information science education . Percell, J., Sarin, L. C., Jaeger, P. T. & Bertot, J. C. (eds.). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Vol. 44A. p. 161-176 15 p. (Advances in librarianship; vol. 44A).

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

science studies
information science


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