Just having fun: What studying fun in LIS can tell us about engaging communities?

Melissa G. Ocepek, Gary Burnett, Alaine Martaus, Pam McKenzie, Yazdan Mansourian

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Abstract

The fun and enjoyable aspects of life have recently gained prominence as an exciting and worthwhile domain for research throughout library and information science. As this area of research has grown, so too have the questions about what “fun” means in a research context and how fun may be used to galvanize individuals into more meaningful information interactions. The goal of this session for interaction and engagement is to explore what recent research in the fun domain can teach practitioners, scholars, and students alike about how to engage people to more easily integrate information into their life and share with their communities.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 27 Mar 2020
EventiConference 2020 - Borås Kongress, Boras, Sweden
Duration: 23 Mar 202026 Mar 2020
Conference number: 15
https://ischools.org/iConference

Conference

ConferenceiConference 2020
Abbreviated titleSustainable Digital Communities
CountrySweden
CityBoras
Period23/03/2026/03/20
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    Ocepek, M. G., Burnett, G., Martaus, A., McKenzie, P., & Mansourian, Y. (2020). Just having fun: What studying fun in LIS can tell us about engaging communities?. Paper presented at iConference 2020, Boras, Sweden. https://www.conftool.com/iconference2020/sessions.php