Located at Western University, the SocioDigital Media Lab explores a wide range of topics linked to how information and communication technologies (ICTs) lead to social change. Technologies shape our society and at the same time, society shapes how technologies are developed, implemented, and used.
Dr. Anabel Quan-Haase is the founder and director of the Lab.
Key areas of investigation:
- Social networks/Social capital
- Social activism/Social change
- Digital humanities/Ebooks/Scholarly digital communication
- Internet studies/Social media/Computer-mediated communication
- Serendipity/Chance encounters/Opportunistic discovery of information & people
Keynote “Becoming a 21st Century Theorist: The Impact of Affordances of Technology on the Social World,” Social Science Students’ Council Annual Academic Conference, Western University, London, ON. January 21, 2018.
Presentation to Librarians and Archivists Research Support Network (LARSN), April 12, 2018.
Keynote, iSchool, University of Toronto. March 1, 2018.
Workshop in Pune, India, Summer School Workshop Information, March 7-10, 2018.
At the SocioDigital Media Lab we have a love for books and pets! When you sleep over a book, you absorb the material during your sleep, right?