Staff Contributions to Research and Scholarship in 2023

Published on December 21, 2023

At Western Libraires, we don’t just support researchers, we are researchers! Our librarians, archivists and staff regularly produce and contribute to research and scholarship. Here’s a list of some of the important work our team accomplished in 2023.


Cassady, Samuel, Jacqueline (Jax) Cato, Liz Mantz, David McCord, et al. 2023. “Sustainability in Library Collection Development: Western Libraries Green Audit Project.” SSHRC Explore Grant. 

Dyck, Jason. 2023. “Novenas: Print, Piety, and Patria in Spanish America, 1519–1821.” Reese Fellowship in American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Dyck, Jason. 2023. “Novenas: Print, Piety, and Patria in Spanish America, 1519–1821,” Short-Term Fellowship. John Carter Brown Library, Providence, Rhode Island.

MacDonald, Zack. 2023. “Building Immersive Discovery Layers: Investigating the Impact of Immersive Technologies on Information Discovery, Access, and Retrieval.” Western Strategic Support SSHRC Seed, Western University, London, Ontario.

Xie, Shiyi. 2023. “Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Initiatives and Canadian Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Academic Librarianship: Current Status and Practices.” Sheila Suen Lai Research Grant Award, Chinese American Librarians Association.


Barsky, Eugene, Elizabeth Hill, Tatiana Zaraiskaya, Lucia Costanzo, and Minglu Wang. 2023. “Canadian Research Data Management: History and Landscape” in Research Data Management in the Canadian Context: A Guide for Practitioners and LearnersUniversity of Western Ontario: Western Libraries. 

Carlisle-Johnston, Emily. 2023. A Short History of OER. In Scholarly Communication Librarianship and Open Knowledge. ACRL.

Campbell, Heather and Dan Sich. 2023. Library Curriculum as Epistemic Justice: Decolonizing Library Instruction Programs. Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship, 9. 

Campbell, Heather. 2023. Leading From Between: Finding Meaning as a Third Space Librarian. In Thriving as a Mid-Career Librarian: Identity, Advocacy, and Pathways, edited by Brandon West and Elizabeth Galoozis. Chicago: ACRL, 311-325.

Campbell, Heather. 2023. The Feminist First-year Seminar: Using Critical Pedagogy to Design a Mandatory Information Literacy Course. In Exploring Inclusive & Equitable Pedagogies: Creating Space for All Learners. Chicago: ACRL, 127-140.

Carlisle-Johnston, Emily, Elizabeth Hill, Kristi Thompson, Danielle Dennie and Emilie Fortin, (Eds.). 2023.Research data management in the Canadian context: A Guide for Practitioners and Learners. University of Western Ontario: Western Libraries.

D’Souza, Schnell, Gregory Downs, Shawn Hendrikx, et al. 2023. “Clinical Reporting for Personalized Cancer Genomics Requires Extensive Access to Subscription-Only Literature.” Journal of the Medical Library Association 111 (1–2): 579–90. 

Dyck, Jason, and Francisco de Florencia. 2023. Vidas de los varones ilustres. El tercer volumen de la Historia de la Provincia de la Compañía de Jesús de Nueva EspañaGuadalajara: Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente; León: Promoción de la Cultura y la Educación Superior del Bajío, Universidad Iberoamericana León; Mexico City: Universidad Iberoamericana. 

Dyck, Jason. 2023. Aztec Antichrist: Performing the Apocalypse in Early Colonial Mexico.” Hispanic American Historical Review 103(4): 718–720.

Dyck, Jason. 2023.The Franciscans in Colonial Mexico ed. by Thomas M. Cohen, Jay T. Harrison, and David Rex Galindo (review).” In The Journal of Arizona History 64(1): 53–55.

Dyck, Jason. 2023. "Paul M. Dover. The Information Revolution in Early Modern Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. 342p. Paperback, $29.99 (ISBN: 978-1316602034)." College & Research Libraries 84(2): 296–297.

Easton, Corinna, Elham Javadizadeh, Patti Plett, Shauna Perez, Roxanne Isard, et al. 2023. A scoping review examining the association of housing quality and psychosocial well-being following homelessness: an ecological systems perspective.” Journal of Social Distress and Homelessness.

Guaiana, Giuseppe, Maren Goodman, Marisa Tippett and Christopher Gale. 2023. “A Systematic Review of the Effect of Short Term Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Therapy in Methamphetamine Use Disorder.” Substance Use & Misuse 58(9): 1152-1158. 

Hoffmann, Kristin, Selinda Adelle Berg, Kristine R. Brancolini, and Marie R. Kennedy. 2023. “Complex and Varied: Factors Related to the Research Productivity of Academic Librarians in the United States.” College & Research Libraries 84(3): 392-427. 

Marshall, Carrie Anne, Pavlina Crowley, Dave Carmichael, Suliman Aryobi, Rebecca A. Goldszmidt, Roxanne Isard, et al. 2023. “Suicide Safety Planning: A Systematic Review Supporting OT Research & Practice.” The American Journal of Occupational Therapy 77(Supplement_2). 

Ndu, Mary, Ellena Andoniou, Sorcha McNally, Francisco Olea Popelka, Marisa Tippett et al. 2023. “The experiences and challenges of community health volunteers as agents for behaviour change programming in Africa: a scoping review.” Global Health Action 15:1. 

Pucchio, Aidan, Saffire H. Krance, Daiana R. Pur, Jasmine Bhatti, Arshpreet Bassi, Karthik Manichavagan, Shaily Brahmbhatt, Ishita Aggarwal, Priyanka Singh, Aleena Virani, Meagan Stanley, at al. 2023. “Applications of artificial intelligence and bioinformatics methodologies in the analysis of ocular biofluid markers: a scoping review.” Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Rod, Alisa Beth and Kristi Thompson. 2023. “Sensitive Data: Practical and Theoretical Considerations.” In Research Data Management in the Canadian Context: A Guide for Practitioners and Learners. University of Western Ontario: Western Libraries. 

Taylor, Leah G., Leigh M. Vanderloo, Julia Yates, Rebecca L. Bassett-Gunter, Meagan Stanley and Patricia Tucker. 2023. “Physical Activity Among Young Children With Disabilities: A Systematic Review.” Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly. Advance online publication. 

Thompson, Kristi. 2023. “An Introduction to Research Data Management.” In Research Data Management in the Canadian Context: A Guide for Practitioners and Learners. University of Western Ontario: Western Libraries. 

Thompson, Kristi, Elizabeth Hill, Emily Carlisle-Johnston, Danielle Dennie, Émilie Fortin, (Eds.). 2023. Research data management in the Canadian context: A Guide for Practitioners and Learners. University of Western Ontario: Western Libraries. 

Turp, Clara, Leanne Olson, and Kelly Stathis. 2023. “From Uncontrolled Keywords to FAST? Attempting Metadata Reconciliation for a Canadian Research Data Aggregator.” Journal of Library Metadata, 23(3-4): 69-86. 

Ziebart, Christina, Marisa L Kfrerer, Meagan Stanley and Laurel C Austin. 2023. “A Digital-First Health Care Approach to Managing Pandemics: Scoping Review of Pandemic Self-triage Tools.” Journal of Medical Internet Research, 25. 


Belton, Tom, Amanda Jamieson, Amanda Oliver, and Anne Quirk. May 2023. “Cultivating Healthy Communities: Assessing Impact at Western University’s Archives and Special Collections.” Archives Association of Ontario, Cobourg, Ontario.

Belton, Tom, Amanda Jamieson, Amanda Oliver, and Anne Quirk. October 2023. “Research Library Impact Framework (RLIF) initiative.” Canadian Library Assessment Workshop, London, Ontario.

Campbell Heather, Kim Carson, Bobby Glushko, Christy Sich, and Dan Sich. August 2023. “Embracing Vulnerability: Interrogating Colonialism as a Team.” Digital Pedagogies Institute, Virtual.

Campbell, Heather, Dan Sich, Lea Sansom, and Kim Carson. February 2023. “Decolonizing Library Instruction: Getting Started.” Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, Ontario.

Campbell, Heather. May 2023. “We Have What We Need: A Practical Guide for Decolonizing Our Work at Western.” Spring Perspectives on Teaching Conference, Western University, London, Ontario.

Campbell, Heather and Dan Sich. February 2023. “Academic Library Curriculum as Knowledge Justice.” Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, Ontario.

Carlisle-Johnston, Emily and Courtney Waugh. June 1-2, 2023. “‘The Hidden Trade-off': Learning to Spot Openwashing in the Wild.” CAPAL 23, Toronto, Ontario.

Cassady, Samuel, Jacqueline (Jax) Cato, Liz Mantz, David McCord, et alFebruary 2023. “Western Libraries Green Audit Project.” Ontario Library Association Superconference, Toronto, Ontario.

Churchill-Baird, Noah, Emily Carlisle-Johnston, and Kristin Hoffmann. May 2023. “Going Wayback: Digitally Preserving a Defunct Student Journal.” Library Publishing Forum, Online.

Dyck, Jason. January 6, 2023. “Writing on the Frontier: Juan de Albizuri and the Canon of Jesuit Mission Historiography.” The Catholic Church, State, Labor, and Identity Struggles in Latin America, The Conference of Latin American History, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Hill, Elizabeth and Kristi Thompson. June 1, 2023. “RDM goes OER: Community-Sourcing a Canadian Open Educational Resource on Research Data Management.” IASSIST conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Hendrikx, Shawn, et al. November 8, 2023. “Adapting Your Library's OA Strategy For The Future.” Charleston Library Conference, Charleston, South Carolina.

Hoffmann, Kristin. June 1-2 2023. “A Survey of Librarians, Archivists, and Research not Related to Librarianship or Archival Studies. CAPAL 23, Toronto, Ontario.

Hoffmann, Kristin and Selinda Adelle Berg. May 12 2023. “A Kaleidoscope of Reflections on Librarians as Researchers.” Library Research Support Committee inaugural event, Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario.

Hoffmann, Kristin, Emily Carlisle-Johnston, and Noah Churchill-Baird. May 2023. “Let’s Chat! How Do You Support Student Journals to be Sustainable and Ongoing?” Library Publishing Forum, Online.

Hoffmann, Kristin, Leanne Olson, Jesse Carliner, and Aneta Kwak. June 1-2, 2023. “Learning Together: Online Research and Writing Communities for Academic Librarians.” CAPAL 23, Toronto, Ontario.

Zack MacDonald. July 2, 2023. “Foundations for Linked Data in Historical Building Information Models and Immersive Historical Environments.” International Medieval Congress, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Zack MacDonald and Liz Sutherland. June 15, 2023. “GPS and the Jungle: Building Capacity for Participatory Mapping in Post-War El Salvador.” Carto, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.

Zack MacDonald and Andrew Moore. May 12, 2023. “Shaping the Ground under their Feet: Toward Automated Approaches to Reconstructing Medieval Environments for Historical Research, Educational Games, and Immersive Simulations.” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Marshall, Elizabeth. May 10, 2023. “Engaging Outside the Library – Supporting Students and Departments.” Academic Business Library Directors Annual Meeting, Evanston, Illinois.

Janzen, Lyndsey. November 14, 2023. “Where are We From Again? An Amateur Adventure into GIS, Family History at the Limits of Google.” GIS Days. Western University, London, Ontario.

Lawlis, Lisa and Anne Quirk. July 2023. “Finding Aids and the London Free Press Collection: A Preliminary Analysis.” Society of American Archivists Research Forum, Online.

McMillan, Brian, and Hannah Pinhorn. May 19, 2023. “Reconsidering Music Library Space Post-COVID.” CAML Annual Conference, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec.

McMillan, Brian. March 2023. “Celebrating Mahler: The Gustav Mahler-Alfred Rosé Collection.” Exhibit organized in conjunction with the UWO Symphony performance of Mahler’s 4th Symphony, Don Wright Faculty of Music, Western University, London, Ontario.

McKeown, Ashley, V. Logan Kennedy, and Heather Campbell. May 2023. “Supporting Baccalaureate Students in Identifying and Integrating Knowledge Justice Sources Into Their Nursing Practice.” Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Education Conference, St John's, Newfoundland.

VanderSchans, Arielle & Courtney Waugh. October 27, 2023. “Scholarship@Western -- Share Your Paper.” Canadian DS Librarians Community of Practice Annual Unconference. Online.

Thompson, Kristi. May 2023. “Understanding Data Anonymization.” The IASSIST Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Waugh, Courtney, Emily Carlisle-Johnston. March 15-18, 2023. “Open or Openwashing? Findings from a Content Analysis of Publisher Websites.” Association of College and Research Libraries, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Waugh, Courtney, Shawn Hendrikx, Emily Carlisle-Johnston, Samuel Cassady, and Noah Churchill-Baird. March 5-9, 2023. “Assessing OA Membership Offers: Retrospective Analysis, Reflection, and Reframing.” Electronic Resources and Libraries. Online.

Paterson, Joanne. October 14, 2023. “A Gentle Introduction to the Holdings of Western Archives.” London and Middlesex County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, London, Ontario. 

Paterson, Joanne. June 12, 2023. “Visualizing family history data.” Dazzling Data: Tools and Strategies for Presenting Data. OLITA Digital Odyssey. 

Xie, Shiyi and Grace Liu. June 25, 2023. “Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Implications for Canadian STEM Academic Librarianship.” American Library Association Annual Conference and Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois.

Xie, Shiyi and Grace Liu. June 24, 2023. “Finding a New Normal: Library Policies and Practices.” American Library Association Annual Conference and Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois.

Xie, Shiyi. January 31, 2023. “What Impacts Library Teaching? Meeting the Challenges.” Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Canada Chapter 2023 Annual Program, Toronto, Ontario.