Michael McNally

Associate Professor, Faculty of Education - School of Library and Information Studies

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Education - School of Library and Information Studies
Email
mmcnally@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-3934
Address
5-171 Education Centre - North
8730 - 112 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2G5

Overview

Research

Research Interests:
Copyright and Open Content, Open Educational Resource Design, Rural and Remote Broadband, Digital Literacy, Telecommunications Policy

I am currently involved in the following research projects:

University of Alberta's Opening Up Copyright Instructional Series: https://sites.library.ualberta.ca/copyright/

DigitalNWT: http://www.digitalnwt.ca/


Teaching

I have taught the following courses at SLIS since 2012:

LIS 501: Foundations of Library and Information Studies

LIS 503: Reference and Information Services

LIS 505: Introduction to Research in Library and Information Studies

LIS 526: Instructional Practices in LIS

LIS 536: Digital Reference and Information Retrieval 

LIS 598: Emerging and Evolving Technology

LIS 598: Cultural Memory Organizations in the Global Information Society

LIS 598: Technology, Information and Society

LIS 598: Information Policy

Courses

LIS 501 - Foundations of Library and Information Studies

Introduction to the historical, current, and potential roles of libraries and of library and information professionals in western society. Required course. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students.

Fall Term 2020
LIS 526 - Instructional Practices in Library and Information Services

Theory and practice related to the teaching roles of the librarian or information professional. Includes planning, implementation and evaluation of pedagogical approaches for the design of effective information literacy and professional development instructional sessions. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students. Prequisites: LIS 501, 502, and 503, or consent of instructor.

Fall Term 2020
LIS 598 - Special Topics

A current topic of significance to, or a special aspect of, library and information studies may be examined as demand and resources permit. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students. Prerequisites are variable, contact department for more information.

Winter Term 2021

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