Prof Ina Fourie (CV)

Professor and Head of the Department and Chair: School of Information Technology (SIT)

 

Office: IT Building 6-73.1, Hatfield Campus
Tel: +27 12 420 5216
 
Qualifications
BBibl, BBibl(Hons), Mbibl (UOVS), DLitt et Phil (RAU), Postgrad Diploma Tertiary Education (Cum Laude) (Unisa)
 
Research
Interest:
  • Information behaviour – especially healthcare contexts such as cancer in general, cervical and other gynaecological cancers, palliative care, pain, HIV/AIDS and compassion fatigue as well as academic and various workplace contexts
  • Information literacy including academic and workplace information literacy, current awareness services, intermediary roles in information provision, collaborative information seeking and ad hoc topics such as trends in Internet censorship
  • Autoethnography
  • Participatory design
  • Third Space, and
  • Information sharing
Researcher ID profile:
NRF rating: B2
 
Modules offered
Programme coordinator:
  • BIS (Hons) Information Science
  • MIS research master’s degrees
Module coordinator and lecturer:
  • INY 730 / 700 / 430 – Information communication
Postgraduate supervisor
  • Doctoral theses
  • Master’s dissertations
  • Coursework master’s dissertations
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Doctoral theses

Degree
Date uploaded onto UPSpace
Name of student
Title of thesis
Supervisor/
Co-supervisor(s)
DPhil Information Science
2019
Information behaviour of doctors in Malawi: an evidence-based medicine perspective
Prof Ina Fourie
DPhil Information Science
2018
Factors affecting the use of electronic information resources at university by post-graduate students and academic staff in Zimbabwe.
Prof Ina Fourie
Prof Hans Boon (co)
DPhil Information Science
2017
School pupils’ perceptions of information channel credibility
Prof Ina Fourie
DPhil Information Science
2017
Preparing engineering postgraduates through a research focused advanced information literacy program
Prof Ina Fourie
DPhil Information Science
2017
Digital divide: the role of libraries and information services in bridging the digital divide
Prof Ina Fourie
DPhil Information Science
2012
The information needs and information-seeking patterns of secondary level geography teachers in Lesotho: implications for information service
Prof Ina Fourie
DInf (UNISA) 2003 Marais, H Authority control in an academic library consortium using a union catalogue maintained by a central office for authority control
Prof Ina Fourie
Prof Archie Dick (co)

 

Master's dissertations

Degree
Date uploaded onto UPSpace
Name of student
Title of dissertation
Supervisor/
Co-supervisor(s)
MIS Library Science
2017
Fasilitering van die voortgesette opleidingsbehoeftes vir professionele katalogiseerders in Suid-Afrika: 'n raamwerk vir selfgerigte leer
Prof Ina Fourie
MIS Information Science
2017
Distance students’ readiness for an online information literacy programme: Unisa School of Accountancy as a case study
Prof Ina Fourie
MIS Information Science
2016
Cum Laude
Information monitoring and current awareness services supporting the information behaviour of pregnant women
Prof Ina Fourie
MIS Information Science
2016
Cum Laude
Dieet- en voedings inligtingbehoeftes en
 -soekgedrag in ’n kankerkonteks / Dietary information needs and search behaviour in a cancer context
Prof Ina Fourie
MIS Information Science
2016
Cum Laude
Competitive intelligence failures from the perspective of information behaviour
Prof Ina Fourie
MIS Information Science
2015
Changing role of the research library in an agricultural environment
Prof Ina Fourie
MIS Information Science
2015
Cum Laude
Information needs, information seeking behaviour and information use behaviour of researchers at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria and how these needs are being met by the information support delivered by the Jotello F Soga Library
Prof Ina Fourie
MIS Information Science
2014
A framework to promote workplace information literacy in academic settings: Central University of Technology, Free State as a case study
Prof Ina Fourie
MIS Information Science
2013
Game-based learning and library instruction
Prof Theo Bothma
Prof Ina Fourie (co)
M.Inf (UNISA) 2008 Du Preez, M Information needs and information-seeking behaviour of consulting engineers: a qualitative investigation
Dr JA Fourie (Dept of Information Science, Unisa)
Prof I Fourie (co)
M.Inf (UNISA) 2001 Cum Laude Lombard, HC Die rol van die biblioteek in ‘n probleem-gebaseerde-leer-kurrikulum / Role of the library in a problem-based learning curriculum Prof Ina Fourie
M.Inf (UNISA) 1999 Cum Laude Steyn, GL Development of a database for rational therapy
Dr SJ Behrens
Dr I Fourie (co)

 

Master's coursework mini-dissertations

Degree
Date uploaded onto UPSpace
Name of student
Title of thesis
Supervisor/
Co-supervisor(s)
MIT 2018 Ayree, R Framework for the self-assessment of information retrieval skills in academic libraries: case study of staff at College of Health Sciences Library (CHSL) – University of Ghana Prof Ina Fourie
MIT 2017 Cum Laude Meyer, A creativity: a building science pseudo-makerspace Prof Ina Fourie
MIT 2017 Obat, R using electronic information resources: students at Maseno University as case study Prof Ina Fourie
MIT 2017 Reetseng, MP An assessment of the attitudes of undergraduate students towards information literacy training: Swfako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) library as case study Prof Ina Fourie
MIT 2016 Cum Laude Kistain, L Information seeking behaviour of users of a special collection and the role of social media in the provision of academic library services.. Prof Ina Fourie
MIT 2016 Oduro Anane, R Use of electronic databases by final year students of the University of Ghana Prof Ina Fourie
MIT 2016 Cum Laude Parbhoo, N Effective use of value-added features and services of information retrieval systems in an academic environment Prof Ina Fourie
MIT 2015 Cum Laude Van Wyk, W Mobile devices, information behaviour and academic studies Prof Ina Fourie
MIT 2015 Wema, E Information behaviour of masters and doctoral students in Library and Information Science in accessing and using the University of Dar es Salaam Theses and Dissertation Database Prof Ina Fourie
MIT 2014 Ukech, S Information seeking behaviour of faculty and the use of the Internet at Gulu University Library, Kampala, Uganda Prof Ina Fourie
MIT 2011 Cum Laude Wakaba, N Personalised search based on social bookmarks
Prof Ina Fourie
Prof Martin Olivier (Dept of Computer Science, UP) (co)
MIT 2008 Cum Laude Kleynhans, A An accessibility evaluation of the Blackboard Vista learning system for visually impaired learners Prof Ina Fourie
MIT 2002 Cum Laude Engelbrecht, E E-learning for tax advisors Dr PM Alexander (Dept of Informatics, UP); Prof I Fourie (co)
 
Publications in refereed accredited journals

The following all used to be refereed accredited journals in the former List by the Department of Education:

2021
  • Akanbi, O.M. & Fourie, I. 2021. The information source preferences and information monitoring behaviour of pregnant women in Pretoria, South Africa. Information Research, 26(2), paper 902. Retrieved from http://InformationR.net/ir/26-2/paper902.html (Archived by the Internet Archive at https://bit.ly/35Psncp) https://doi.org/10.47989/irpaper902) https://web.archive.org/web/20210622095125/http://informationr.net/ir/26-2/paper902.html (WoS listed)
2020
  • Fourie, I. 2020.Contextual information behaviour analysis of grief and bereavement: temporal and spatial factors, multiplicity of contexts and person-in-progressive situation. http://informationr.net/ir/25-4/isic2020/isic2003.html
  • Meyer, A., Fourie, I. & Hansen, P. 2020.A participatory design informed framework for information behaviour studies. In Proceedings of ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) Conference, South Africa, 28 September – 1 October 2020. http://informationr.net/ir/25-4/isic2020/isic2004.html (Best local contribution)
  • Maungwa, T. & Fourie, I. 2020. How experiences reported on intermediary information seeking from inter-disciplinary contexts can inform a study on competitive intelligence professionals. In Proceedings of ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) Conference, South Africa, 28 September – 1 October 2020. http://informationr.net/ir/25-4/isic2020/isic2023.html
  • Parbhoo-Ebrahim, N. & Fourie, I. 2020. Pathways to research participant recruitment in a challenging information behaviour context: South African cold case investigators as exemplar. In Proceedings of ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) Conference, South Africa, 28 September – 1 October 2020. http://informationr.net/ir/25-4/isic2020/isic2026.html
2019
  • Fourie, I. & Julien, H. 2019. (USA) Guest editorial: innovative methods in health information behaviour research. Aslib Journal of Information Management. Vol. 71 No. 6, pp. 693-702. https://doi.org/10.1108/AJIM-11-2019-314
  •   Fourie,I. & Julien. H. 2019. (USA) Guest edited a special edition of Aslib Journal of Information Management on innovative methods in health information behaviour research.
2018
  • Maungwa, T.& Fourie, I. 2018. Competitive intelligence failures: An information behaviour lens to key intelligence and information needs. Aslib Journal of Information Management, 70(4): 367-389.
  • Fourie, I., Maungwa, T. & Dirndorfer Anderson, T. 2018. Subject domain expertise of ISIC2018 reviewer community: a scoping review In Proceedings of ISIC, the Information Behaviour Conference, Krakow, Poland, 9-11 October: Part 1. Information Research, 23(4), isic1802. Retrieved from http://InformationR.net/ir/23-4/isic2018/isic1802.html (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/74IAwNwnx)
  • Maungwa, T. & Fourie, I. 2018. Exploring and understanding the causes of competitive intelligence failures: an information behaviour lens In Proceedings of ISIC, The Information Behaviour Conference, Krakow, Poland, 9-11 October: Part 1. Information Research, 23(4), paper isic1813. Retrieved from http://www.informationr.net/ir/23-4/isic2018/isic1813.html (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/74FBb1rq7)
  • Meyer, A., Hansen P. & Fourie I. 2018. Assessing the potential of third space to design a creative virtual academic space based on findings from information behaviour In Proceedings of ISIC, The Information Behaviour Conference, Krakow, Poland, 9-11 October: Part 1. Information Research, 23(4), paper isic1814. Retrieved from http://www.informationr.net/ir/23-4/isic2018/isic1814.html (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/74FBUGQyU)
  • Parbhoo-Ebrahim, N. & Fourie, I. 2018. Which lens for a study of information retrieval systems for cold case investigations - activity theory, systems or ecological approach? In Proceedings of ISIC, the Information Behaviour Conference, Krakow, Poland, 9-11 October: Part 1. Information Research, 23(4), paper isic1815. Retrieved from http://www.informationr.net/ir/23-4/isic2018/isic1815.html (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/74FBQkDyx)
  • Meyer, A. & Fourie, I. 2018. Information behaviour of architecture students in creative design projects. Aslib Journal of Information Management, 70(4): 414-433.
  • Meyer, A. & Fourie, I. 2018.  Applying Maniotes’ third space in guided inquiry model as theoretical framework to understand architectural students’ information behaviour: a quantitative approach – research. Innovation: journal of appropriate librarianship and information work in Southern Africa, 56, 91-144.
  • Akanbi, O. & Fourie, I. 2018. Information needs of pregnant women – once-off needs and needs for information monitoring revealed by the McKenzie two dimensional model. Innovation: journal of appropriate librarianship and information work in Southern Africa, 56, 163-190.
2017
  • Parbhoo, N. & Fourie, I. 2017. Effective use of value-added features and services of proprietary databases in an academic context. Information Research22(1). (ISI listed)
  • Anderson, TD. & Fourie, I., 2017. Falling together-a conceptual paper on the complexities of information interactions and research gaps in empathetic care for the dying. Information Research22(1). (ISI listed) http://www.informationr.net/ir/22-1/isic/isic1622.html
  • Fourie, I. & Nesset, V. 2017. An exploratory review of research on cancer pain and information-related needs: What (little) we know. Information Research22(1). (ISI listed)
  • Meyer, A. & Fourie, I. 2017. Thematic analysis of the value of Kuhlthau's work for the investigation of information behaviour in creative workspaces in academic libraries. Information Research22(1). (ISI listed)
  • Du Bruyn, K. & Fourie, I. 2017. From a framework for advanced research information literacy skills to a map of opportunities to be addressed by academic librarians. Innovation.
2016
  • De Beer, M., Van der Merwe, M., Ball, L. & Fourie, I. 2016. Legal deposit of electronic books–a review of challenges faced by national libraries. Library Hi Tech34(1):87-103. (ISI listed)
  • Nel, M. & Fourie, I. 2016. Information behavior and expectations of veterinary researchers and their requirements for academic library services. The Journal of Academic Librarianship42(1):44-54. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. & Meyer, A. 2016. Role of libraries in developing an informed and educated nation. Library Hi Tech, 34(3): 422-432. (ISI listed)
2015
  • Julien, H. & Fourie, I. 2015. A reflection of affect in studies of information behaviour in HIV/AIDS contexts: A quantitative content analysis. Library and Information Research, 37(1):3-9. (ISI listed)
  • Westbrook, L. & Fourie, I. 2015. A feminist information engagement framework for gynecological cancer patients: the case of cervical cancer. Journal of Documentation, 71(4):752-774. (ISI listed)
  • Anderson, TD. & Fourie, I. 2015. Collaborative autoethnography as a way of seeing the experience of caregiving as an information practice. Information Research, 20(1). http://www.informationr.net/ir/20-1/isic2/isic33.html#.VmEQ1XYrLIU  (ISI listed)
  • Meyer, A. & Fourie, I. 2015. Collaborative information seeking (CIS) environments benefiting from holistic ergonomics: eliminating system issues identified in CIS literature. Library Hi Tech, 33(3):462-459. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. & Meyer, A. 2015. What to make of all the hype about makerspaces – tools, DIY and creativity only – or is there an interconnected space for information and information resources? Library Hi Tech, 33(4):519- 525. (ISI listed)
  • Molopyane, JM. & Fourie, I. 2015. A framework for workplace information literacy in an academic context: Central University of Technology, Free State (South Africa) as case study. The Electronic Library, 33(4):562-583. (ISI listed)
2014
  • Fourie, I. & Meyer, H.W.J. 2014. Conceptualisation of nurses as information intermediaries for patients in palliative care. African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science, 24(1):91-105. (ISI listed)
  • Kleynhans, A. & Fourie, I. 2014. Ensuring accessibility of electronic information resources for visually impaired people – the need for libraries to clarify concepts such as visually impaired. Library Hi Tech, 32(2):368-379. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. & Fourie, H. 2014. Targeting users in information provision – more than researchers, students and professionals. Library Hi Tech, 32(1):164-172. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I., Bitso, C. & Bothma, T. 2014. Methods and resources to monitor Internet censorship. Library Hi Tech, 32(4): 723-739. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. & Julien, H. 2014. Ending the dance: a research agenda for affect and emotion in studies of information behaviour. Information Research, 19(4):108-124 http://informationr.net/ir/19-4/isic/isic09.html#.YPx1f44zaXc (ISI listed)
  • Bitso, C. & Fourie, I. 2014. Information-seeking behaviour of prospective geography teachers at the National University of Lesotho, Information Research, 19(3):151-165. paper 637. Retrieved from http://informationr.net/ir/19-3/paper637.html#.YPx2Y44zaXc (ISI listed)
2013
  • Fourie, I. 2013. Twenty-first century librarians: time for zones of intervention and zones of proximal development? Library Hi Tech. 31(1):171-181. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. & Fourie, H. 2013. Getting it done on time. Library Hi Tech. 31(2):391-400. (ISI listed). (Featured article in The Informed Librarian Online (www.informedlibrarian.com), May issue for 2013.)
  • Fourie, I. & Bakker, S. 2013. Value of a manageable research life cycle for LIS: a cancer library exploring the needs of clinicians and researchers as example. The Electronic Library, 31(5):648-663. (ISI listed)
  • Kruger, J., Fourie, I. & Dick, A. 2013. Positioning audience research for public dialogue: a double-dialogical approach. Mousaion, 31(2):58-77.
  • Bitso, C., Fourie, I. & Bothma, T. 2013. Trends in transition from classical censorship to Internet censorship: selected country overviews selected country overviews. Innovation, 42:166-199.
  • Fourie, I. 2013. Overview of research on information behaviour in context of palliative care with an indication of some research gaps. African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science, 23(1):23-32. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. 2013. All about information – balancing ICT, IRS and making a difference. Library Hi Tech, 31(3):554-561. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. & Julien, H. 2013. (University at Buffalo, NY). IRS, information services and LIS research – a reminder about affect and the affective paradigm… and a question. Library Hi Tech, 32(1):190-201.  (ISI listed)
2012
  • Bitso, C. & Fourie, I. 2012. An investigation of information-seeking behaviour of geography teachers for an information service intervention: the case of Lesotho. Information Research, 17(4) paper 549. [Available at http://informationr.net/ir/17-4/paper549.html] (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. 2012. Understanding information behaviour in palliative care: arguing for exploring diverse and multiple overlapping contexts. Information Research, 17(4) paper 540. [Available at http://InformationR.net/ir/17-4/paper540.html] (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. 2012. Content analysis as a means of exploring research opportunities from a conference programme. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 29(3):197-213. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. 2012. Collaboration and personal information management (PIM), Library Hi Tech, 30(1):186-193. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. 2012. Understanding and exploiting idiosyncrasy in the use of ICT devices such as tablets: setting the background. Library Hi Tech, 30(2):359-366. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. 2012. “Libraries go green”: an information behaviour perspective. Library Hi Tech, 30(3):428-435.(ISI listed). Selected by Emerald to be included in a review of best articles in order to reach a broader practitioner readership and guide busy professionals to articles they feel will be of greatest value to them, and to support researchers and students who need to digest the main points of an article quickly. Managing Information, 20(1). 2013, p. 70-71 (This is the membership magazine of ASLIB).
  • Fourie, I. & Ball, L. 2012. Promotional strategies for information products and services – aligning with the serious and entertainment facets of information consumers’ lives. Library Hi Tech, 30(4):683-692 (ISI listed). (Featured article in The Informed Librarian Online (www.informedlibrarian.com), November 2012 issue.)
2011
  • Fourie, I. & Krauss, K. 2011. Information literacy for teachers in rural South Africa. Journal of Information Systems and Information Technology, 13(3):303-321.
  • Fourie, I. & Claasen-Veldsman, R. 2011. Exploration of the needs of South African oncology nurses for current awareness services available through the Internet. Information Research, 16(3) paper 484. [Available at http://InformationR.net/ir/16-3/paper484.html] (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. 2011. Personal information and reference management – librarians increasing creativity. Library Hi Tech, 29(2):387-393. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. 2011. Librarians alert: How can we exploit what is happening with personal information management (PIM), reference management and related issues? Library Hi Tech, 29(3):550-556. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. 2011. Personal information management (PIM), reference management and mind maps – the way to creative librarians? Library Hi Tech, 29(4):764 -771. (ISI listed)
  • Bitso, C. & Fourie, I. 2011. Information seeking behaviour of secondary level geography teachers in Lesotho. Mousaion, 29(2):173-194.
2010
  • Fourie, I. 2010. Interpreting the information behaviour of patients and families in palliative cancer care: a practical approach. Innovation, 40:34-46.
  • Nel, M. & Fourie, I. 2010. An exploratory study of the information behaviour of veterinary practitioners in South Africa, Mousaion, 28(2):107-133.
  • Fourie, I. & Krauss, K. 2010. Information literacy for teachers in a developing South African context: suggestions for a multi-disciplinary planning approach. Innovation, 41(Dec):107-122.
2009
  • Fourie, I. & Bakker, S. 2009. (The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam). Experiences with a cross-country exploratory project to offer current awareness (CAS) services to oncology nurses. Mousaion, 27(1):65-96.
  • Du Preez, M. & Fourie, I. The information behaviour of consulting engineers in South Africa. Mousaion. 27(1):137-158.
  • Fourie, I. 2009. Learning from research on the information behaviour of healthcare professionals: a review of the literature 2004-2008 with a focus on emotion. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 26(3):171-186. (ISI listed) (Amongst top 20 downloaded articles for this journal for 2009)
2008
  • Fourie, I. B2008. ook indexing: a reflection on the contrasting complexities and ease of conceptualization and how we can deepen our understanding. Mousaion, 26(1):111-125.
  • Fourie, I. 2008. Information needs and information behaviour of patients and family members in a cancer palliative care setting: an exploratory study of an existential context from different perspectives. Information Research, 13(4) paper 360. [Available at http://InformationR.net/ir/13-4/paper360.html] (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. 2008. ractical suggestions for information literacy programmes for healthcare professionals − learning from studies in human information behaviour (HIB). Mousaion, 26(2):132-149.
2007
  • Fourie, I. & Claasen-Veldsman, R. 2007. WWW current awareness services for oncology nurses: a theoretical framework. The Electronic Library, 25(1):36-53. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. & Claasen-Veldsman, R. 2007. A South African perspective on oncology nurses’ need for current awareness services (CAS) via the WWW. Mousaion, 25(1):44-65.
  • Fourie, I. & Bothma. T. 2007. Information seeking: an overview of web tracking and the criteria for tracking software. Aslib Proceedings, 59(3):264-284. (ISI listed)
  • Rossouw, T. & Fourie, I. 2007. Current awareness services (CAS) available via the world wide web (www) for legal information. Mousaion, 25(1):66-81.
  • Fourie, I. & Burger, M. 2007. History of bibliographic control in South Africa. Mousaion, 25(2):95-119.
2006
  • Fourie, I. 2006. Learning from Web information seeking studies: some suggestions for LIS practitioners. The Electronic Library, 24(1):20-37. (Rewarded as Outstanding paper for The Electronic Library, 2006) (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. & Bothma, T. 2006. Addressing the digital divide in teaching information retrieval: a theoretical view on taking students from ICT access to knowledge sharing. The Electronic Library, 24(4):469-489. (ISI listed)
  • Thomas, G. & Fourie, I. 2006. Academic library consortia in South Africa: where we come from and where we are heading. Accepted by Journal of Academic Librarianship, 32(4):432-438. (ISI listed)
2005
  • Fourie, I. & Claasen-Veldsman, R. 2005. Disintermediation: using intermediary skills to offer oncology nurses opportunities for their own world-wide web current awareness services (CAS). The article is based on a conference paper delivered at the 7th ISKO conference, 6-8 July 2005, Barcelona. Mousaion, 23(2):196-212.
2004
  • Fourie, I. 2004. Librarians and the claiming of new roles: how can we make a difference? Aslib Proceedings, 56(1):62-74. (Also featured article in April edition of The Informed Librarian; included in Emerald Reading List) (ISI listed)
  • Penzhorn, C. & Fourie, I. 2004. Challenges faced in Web-based teaching of reference work: experiences at the University of Pretoria. Mousaion, 22(1):70-88.
  • Fourie, I. 2004.  Teaching indexers and abstractors through distance teaching programmes. Mousaion, 22(2):172-195.
  • 2004     Fourie, I. 2004. A socio-cognitive approach to teaching indexing and abstracting that might help to bridge the gap between IR research and praxis. Mousaion, 22(2):196-211.
2003
  • Fourie, I. 2003. Using distance teaching methods to further the careers of working adults. Behavioural & Social Sciences Librarian, 21(2):29-48.
  • Fourie, I. 2003. A research agenda and framework for web information seeking/searching in South Africa. South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science, 69(2):115-125.
  • Fourie, I. 2003. How can current awareness services (CAS) be used in the world of library acquisitions? Online Information Review, 27(3):183-195. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. & Van der Berg, H. 2003. A story told by Nexus transaction logs: what to make of it. Mousaion, 21(2):11-40.
2001
  • Fourie, I. & Van Niekerk, D. 2001. Follow-up to the use of portfolio assessment for a module in Research Information Skills: an analysis of its value. Education for Information, 19(2):107-126.
  • Fourie, I. 2001. The use of CAI for distance teaching in the formulation of search strategies. Library Trends, 50(1):110-127. (Reprinted from Mousaion). (ISI listed)
1999
  • Fourie, I. 1999. Should we take disintermediation seriously. The Electronic Library, 17(1):9-16. Permission requested by de Library and Information Science Department of Musica University to translate the article “Should we take disintermediation seriously?” in Spanish for the journal Anales de Documentation. (Published in 2001)
  • Fourie, I. Empowering users — current awareness on the Internet. The Electronic Library, 17(6):379-388. (ISI listed)
  • Fourie, I. & Van Niekerk, D. 1999. Using portfolio assessment in a module in Research Information Skills. Education for Information, 17(4):333-352.
1997
  • Fourie, I. & Behrens, 1997. SJ. South African Studies: a review of NISC’s anthology CD-ROM. South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 65(2):116-123.
1996
  • Johan Bekker: 1996. ‘n bibliografie. South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 64(3):119-123. Johan Bekker: a bibliography.
1995
  • Fourie, I. & Van Brakel, PA. 1995. Multimediastudiepakket vir die afstandsonderrig van gerekenariseerde inligtingherwinning. South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 63(3):139-147. Multimedia study package for distance teaching of computerised information retrieval.
1989
  • Fourie, I. 1989. Behoefte van professionele personeel in die biblioteek- en inligtingwese aan rekenaarmatige opleiding. South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 57(1):61-68. The need for computer training of professional personnel in librarianship and information work.
Papers presented and published in national conference proceedings
2013
  • Fourie, I. & Bitso, C. Trends in transition from classical censorship to Internet censorship: the case of South Africa. PROLISSA conference, March 2013, Pretoria.
  • Fourie, I. & Meyer, H.W.J. Conceptualisation of nurses as information intermediaries for patients in palliative care. PROLISSA, conference, March 2013, Pretoria.
2012
  • Fourie, I. Review of research on information behaviour in contexts of palliative care with an indication of some research gaps. 12th Information Studies Conference, University of Zululand, South Africa 10th – 12th September, 2012 (“Empowering and Inspiring Current Information Studies Worldwide”). Invited keynote speaker. (www.lis.uzulu.ac.za under link for Research)
2011
  • Fourie, I. Using context as framework to study information behaviour in palliative care: or do we call it environment, or situation, or small world... or something else? PROLISSA conference, 8-9 March 2011, Pretoria.
  • Bitso, C. & Fourie, I. Information seeking behaviour of secondary geography teachers in Lesotho. PROLISSA conference, 8-9 March 2011, Pretoria.
2010
  • Krauss, K. & Fourie, I. Towards Information Literacy training for teachers in rural South African communities: research in progress. 4th IDIA Conference 2010: Exploring Success and Failure in Development Informatics: Innovation, Research and Practice. 3-5 November 2010, Cape Town. (Published on CD-ROM as part of conference proceedings)
2006
  • Fourie, I. Conceptualisation: easy getting easier or more complex. Book indexing and beyond: proceedings of a conference held in Johannesburg on 16-17 September 2004, edited by K. McGuirk. Pretoria: ASAIB:42-62.
2004
  • Fourie, I. A theoretical model for studies on web information seeking behaviour: how to look and what we might see. In Progress in Library and Information Science in Southern Africa: proceedings of the third DISSAnet Conference ( PROLISSA conference, 28-29 October, Pretoria). Edited by T. Bothma & A. Kaniki. Pretoria: Infuse:67-86.
2002
  • Fourie, I. A review of web information-seeking/searching studies (2000 – 2002): implications for research in the South African context. In Progress in Library and Information Science in Southern Africa: proceedings of the second biennial DISSAnet Conference( PROLISSA conference, 24-25 October, Pretoria). Edited by T. Bothma & A. Kaniki. Pretoria: Infuse:49-75.
2001
  • Fourie, I. The scenery, paths, side-steps and hurdles of an indexing career, in Mastering indexing skills: steps along the way: papers read at a conference held in Johannesburg on 27th June 2001. Edited by J.A.Kalley. Johannesburg: Association of Southern African Indexers and Bibliographers:1-22. (Keynote address)
  • Burger, M. & Fourie, I. Indexing software: MACREX as an exemplar, in Mastering
  • indexing skills: steps along the way: papers read at a conference held in Johannesburg on 27th June 2001. Edited by J.A. Kalley. Johannesburg: Association of Southern African Indexers and Bibliographers:79-87.
2000
  • Van Niekerk, D. & Fourie, I. An analysis of the value of portfolio assessment for a module in Research Information Skills, in Assessment for competency: transforming policy into practice. ASEESA conference proceedings. (Port Elizabeth: 26-29 September):156-163.
1997
  • Fourie, I. Understanding the process of indexing: a practical approach, in Association of Southern African Indexers and Bibliographers (ASAIB) workshop: indexing, the art of. Edited by R. Musiker. Johannesburg: ASAIB:12-25.
  • Fourie, I. Back-of-the-book indexing: guidelines, in Association of Southern African Indexers and Bibliographers (ASAIB) workshop: indexing, the art of. Edited by R. Musiker. Johannesburg: ASAIB:26-41.
1995
  • Fourie, I. Karaktertrekke van ‘n multimedia-studiepakket vir afstandsonderrig. Conference proceedings of the Educational Media Institute of SAARDHE. The role of educational media in higher education. Compiled by A. Venter & A.I. le Roux. Pretoria: Unisa:170-181. Characteristics of a multimedia study package for distance education.
Papers presented and published in international conference proceedings
2020
  • Fourie, I. Contextual information behaviour analysis of grief and bereavement: temporal and spatial factors, multiplicity of contexts and person-in-progressive situation. ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) conference, South Africa, 28 September - 1 October 2020.http://informationr.net/ir/25-4/isic2020/isic2020contents.html
  • Meyer, A., Fourie, I. & Hansen, P. A participatory design informed framework for information behaviour studies. ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) conference, South Africa, 28 September – 1 October 2020. http://informationr.net/ir/25-4/isic2020/isic2004.html (Best local contribution)
  • Maungwa, T. & Fourie, I. How experiences reported on intermediary information seeking from inter-disciplinary contexts can inform a study on competitive intelligence professionals. ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) conference, South Africa, 28 September – 1 October 2020. http://informationr.net/ir/25-4/isic2020/isic2023.html
  • Parbhoo-Ebrahim, N. & Fourie, I. Pathways to research participant recruitment in a challenging information behaviour context: South African cold case investigators as exemplar. ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) conference, South Africa, 28 September – 1 October 2020. http://informationr.net/ir/25-4/isic2020/isic2026.html
2012
  • Bitso, C. & Fourice intervention: the case of Lesotho. ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) conference, Tokyo, 5-7 September 2012) (Peer-reviewed)
  • Fourie, I. Understanding information behaviour in palliative care: arguing for exploring diverse and multiple overlapping contexts. ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) conference, Tokyo, 5-7  September 2012) (Peer-reviewed)
  • Bitso, C. & Fourie, I. The information-seeking behaviour of prospective geography teachers at the National University of Lesotho. ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) conference, Tokyo, 5-7 September 2011. (Peer-reviewed)
2011
  • Du Toit, PH, Bothma, TJD, de Boer, A-L, Fourie, I and Scheepers, D. 2011. From creativity to innovation to transformation in Information Literacy for university students: Learning material that makes a difference. LILAC 2011, London, 18 – 20 April 2011. See also: http://lilacconference.com/WP/programme/abstracts-mon/
2010
  • Fourie, I. (Poster presentation), Information behavior in palliative care: an exploratory reflection on the diversity and multiplicity of contexts. ASIS&T conference, 22-27 October 2010, Pittsburgh. Conference proceedings: http://www.asis.org/asist2010/proceedings/proceedings/ASIST_AM10/openpage.html Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Volume 47, Issue 1, November/December 2010, Pages:1–3,
2008
  • Fourie, I. Information needs and information behaviour of patients and family members in a cancer palliative care settine, I. An investigation of information-seeking behaviour of geography teachers for an information servig: an exploratory study from different perspectives. ISIC 2008 (Information Seeking in Context): Conference Material; 17-19 September 2008, Vilnius, Lithuania:81-93.
2005
  • Fourie, I. & Claasen-Veldsman, R. Disintermediation: using intermediary skills to offer oncology nurses opportunities for their own world-wide web current awareness services (CAS). In 7th Congreso del Capítulo Español de ISKO: La dimension humana de la oganización del conocimento (the human dimension of knowledge organization). 2005. Editors: J Gascón & F Burguillos. Barcelona: Departement de Biblioteconomia  Documentació de la Universitat de Barcelona:187-200.
2003
  • Fourie, I. A theoretical model for studying web information seeking/searching behaviour, in Trends in knowledge organization research (Tendencias de Investigación en Organización del Conocimiento), 6th ISKO conference, Spanish chapter, 5-7 May 2003, Salamanca. Edited by J Friás & C. Travieso. Salamanca: Ediciones Universidad:169-172.
2001
  • Teaching electronic information research skills to teachers. (Published in the conference proceedings for SITE 2001, 5-10 March.)
  • Fourie, I. Using a variety of teaching methods to teach online search skills to working adults. (Published in the conference proceedings for National Online Meeting 2001, 15-17 May.). Edited by M.E. Williams. Medford, NJ: Information Today:139-156.
1996 
  • Fourie, I. & Snyman, D. Distance teaching in online searching, in Online information 96. Proceedings (1996: London). Edited by D.I. Raitt & B. Jeapes. Oxford: Learned Information:85-92.
Conference papers presented (but not published, or only published on conference website)
2022
  • Fourie, I. Flipped Panel Discussion: Publishing Research in Reputed Venues. ASIS&T SIG-III, 6 January 2022, Virtual
 

2021    

  • Meyer, A., Parbhoo-Ebrahim, N. & Fourie, I. Autoethnography as research, reflection and coping mechanism for librarians in times of crisis: a viewpoint paper. LIASA (Library and Information Association of South Africa) Conference 2021, 27-30 September 2021, Online.
  • Sonnenwald, D. (UCD, Ireland), Ina Fourie, Rorissa, A. (University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA), Heidi Julien (University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA), Raju, J. (University of Cape Town, South Africa), Alemneh, D. (University of North Texas, USA). Panel Discussion: North-South Scholarly Collaboration: Opportunities and Experiences in Africa (ASIS&T Africa Chapter and SIG-III). ASIS&T 84th Annual Meeting, 30 October - 2 November 2021, Salt Lake, Virtual.
2019
  • Fourie, I. & Julien, H. (University at Buffalo, NY): Transfer of academic information literacy skills to workplace contexts. CAIS/ACSI 2019 conference was held June 3-June 5, 2019, at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. Best paper; plenary session
  • Aharony, N. (Bar-Illan University, Jerusalem), Bronstein, J. (Bar-Illan University, Jerusalem), Ina Fourie, Heidi Julien (University at Buffalo, NY) & VanScoy, A. (University at Buffalo, NY). The LIS Professions: Building on the past to shape the future. CoLIS 10 (Conceptions of Library and Information Science – 10th international conference).  16-19 June 2019, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • Fourie, I. & Julien, H. (University at Buffalo, NY). Undergraduate academic information literacy skills – exploring optimal training for the Internet and social media. International Conference on Information Literacy (ICIL), 23 – 26 September 2019, University of North West, South Africa.
  • Fourie, I. (Keynote address). Founding common ground between (boring) IL training and information challenges experienced in workplace. International Conference on Information Literacy (ICIL), 23 – 26 September 2019, University of North West, South Africa.
  • Julien, H., Fourie, I., and Mehra, B. Panel discussion at the SIG-Use workshop: ASIS&T conference, Melbourne (Australia).Re-envisioning the impact and engagement of information behavior research (organized by T. Gorichanaz, Drexel University Philadelphia (USA), W.  Afzal, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga (Australia) and M. Mabi, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Canada).
2018
  • Workshop on qualitative research methods – initiative of Dr Alison Pickard (Northumbria University, UK) (under review for iSchool Conference 2018 in Sheffield, UK). With: Prof Theresa Anderson (Sydney University of Technology, Australia), Prof Heidi Julien (University at Buffalo, NY), Prof Kendra Albright (Kent State University, USA), Prof Annemaree Llyod (Boras University, Sweden)
  • Interactive session on issues ethics of in ethnographic/autoethnographic research (under review for iSchool Conference 2018 in Sheffield, UK). With: Prof Theresa Anderson (Sydney University of Technology, Australia). Based on a content analysis of reported studies of autoethnography (with Anika Meyer and Liezl Ball – they are indicated as non-attending presenters).
  • Maungwa, T. & Fourie, I. Exploring and understanding the causes of competitive intelligence failures: an information behaviour lens.  ISIC2018, October 2018, Krakow, Poland.
  • Meyer, A. & Fourie, I. Exploring the actions, thoughts and emotions of architecture students in their question-asking behaviour during creative design projects. ISIC2018, October 2018, Krakow, Poland (poster)
  • Parbhoo-Ebrahim, N. & Fouie, I. Which lens for a study of information retrieval systems for cold case investigation -  activity theory, systems or ecological approach? ISIC2018, October 2018, Krakow, Poland.
  • Meyer, A., Hansen, P. & Fourie, I. Assessing the potential of third space to design a creative virtual academic space based on findings from information behaviour. ISIC2018, October 2018, Krakow, Poland.
  • Ibinaiye, D. & Fourie, I. Consideration of Johnson’s comprehensive model of information seeking for a study
  • of information provision for hepatitis B and C patients. ISIC2018, October 2018, Krakow, Poland (poster)
  • Fourie, I., Maungwa, T. & Anderson, T.D. Subject domain expertise of ISIC2018 reviewer community:
  • a scoping review. ISIC2018, October 2018, Krakow, Poland (Plenary session)
  • Aharony, N., Bronstein, J., Fourie, I. & Julien, H. Panel: Ethical considerations in academic research
  • the digital age. ISIC2018, October 2018, Krakow, Poland.
  • Fourie, I. Trends in research in health information seeking behaviour. Information Science: New challenges, new approaches, 12 December, 2018, Bucharest. Invited paper. (Virtual conference)
  • Fourie, I. (Part of panel). KM professionalization. 2018 Convention – Knowledge Management South Africa, 22-24 August, Johannesburg.
  • Fourie, I. Setting the scene. UNISA Research Indaba – March 2018.
2017
  • Fourie, I. Information behavior studies that can make a difference in society - taking up the responsibility. PRoLISSA, 15-17 March 2017, Pretoria.
  • Meyer, A. & Fourie, I. Exploring the actions, thoughts and emotions of architecture students in questions-asking behaviour during creative design projects. PROLISSA, 15-17 March 2017, Pretoria.
  • Louw, J. & Fourie, I. Diet and nutritional information needs and information seeking behaviour in a cancer context: an oncologist and general practitioner perspective. PRoLISSA, 15-17 March 2017, Pretoria.
  • Pharboo, N. & Fourie, I.From understanding academic tasks, preferences and value added database features to exploring applicable theories. PRoLISSA, 15-17 March 2017, Pretoria.
  • Sebata, T. & Fourie, I. Analysing failures in competitive intelligence from an information behaviour research lense. PRoLISSA, 15-17 March 2017, Pretoria.
  • Akanbi, O. Fourie, I. Contextualising the Mckenzie everyday life information practice model - pregnant women’s needs for information monitoring. PRoLISSA, 15-17 March 2017, Pretoria.
  • Mphidi, H. & Fourie, I. Strategies for South African public libraries to bridge the digital divide. PRoLISSA, 15-17 March 2017, Pretoria.
  • De Klerk, T. (University of South Africa) & Fourie, I. Framework for self-directed continuing education for cataloguers
  • Anderson, TD. & Fourie, I. Writing with Feeling: evocative writing techniques for studying information interactions. Round table discussion. I3 (Information, Interaction and Impact conference), June, Aberdeen (Scotland).
  • Fourie, I. & Anderson, TD. Autoethnography as method to deepen understanding of empathy in caregiver information encounters. SASCRO/SASMO, August 2017, Johannesburg.
  • Fourie, I. & Harrison, J. Research methods used in studies with children regarding cancer, information needs and information provision. SASCRO/SASMO, August 2017, Johannesburg.
  • International panel discussion for ASIS&T 2017 conference (Washington) initiated by Prof Noa Ahorony (Bar-Illan University, Israel): Information literacy in an era of information uncertainty. (Other collaborators include Prof Louise Limberg, University of Boras, Sweden; Prof Heidi Julien, University at Buffalo, NY; Prof Kendra Albright, Kent State University (USA); and Dr Jenny Bronstein (Bar-Illan University, Israel)
  • International panel discussion for ASIS&T 2017 conference (Washington) initiated by Prof Hsin-liang Chen (University of Massachutes, Boston, USA): How international is your LIS/IS program in the global higher education. (Other collaborators include Prof Sandy Hirsh (San Jose State University, USA); Ruhua Huang (Wuhan University, China; Tatjaba Aparac Jelusic, University of Osijek, Croatia).
2016
  • Meyer, A. & Fourie, I. Make the makers’ voices count: combining universal design and participatory ergonomics to create accessible makerspaces for individuals with (physical) disabilities. EAHIL, 6-11 June 2016, Seville, Spain.
  • Harrison, J. (University of Loughborough, UK) & Fourie, I. An opportunity for health librarians - improving on information provision for children about cancer. EAHIL, 6-11 June 2016, Seville, Spain.
  • Meyer, A. & Fourie, I. Make the makers’ voices count: combining universal design and participatory ergonomics to create accessible makerspaces for individuals with (physical) disabilities.  EAHIL conference, Seville, Spain.
  • Anderson, T.D. & Fourie, I. Falling together-a conceptual paper on the complexities of information interactions and research gaps in empathetic care for the dying. ISIC2016, Zadar, Croatia.
  • Parbhoo, N. & Fourie, I. Effective use of value-added features and services of proprietary databases in an academic context. ISIC2016, Zadar, Croatia.
  • Fourie, I. & Nesset, V. An exploratory review of research on cancer pain and information-related needs: What (little) we know. ISIC2016, Zadar, Croatia.
  • Meyer, A. & Fourie, I. Thematic analysis of the value of Kuhlthau's work for the investigation of information behaviour in creative workspaces in academic libraries. ISIC2016, Zadar, Croatia.
2015
  • Thematic analysis. Workshop. EAHIL conference, June 2015. Edinburgh (Scotland) (Detailed slides and reading list)
  • Focus group interviews. Workshop. EAHIL conference, June 2015. Edinburgh (Scotland) (Detailed slides and reading list)
2014
  • Fourie, I., Burgers, W. & Fourie, H. Dealing with compassion fatigue in palliative care: information behaviour and Internet resources. 13th Annual Kaleidoscope Palliative Care Conference, St Francis Hospice, 28 – 29 May, Dublin (Ireland)
  • Fourie, I. & Fourie, H. Compassion fatigue: a content analysis of public postings in terms of information needs in healthcare contexts. EAHIL, 9-13 June 2014, Rome (Italy)
2013
  • Fourie, I. & Meyer, H.W.J. Conceptualisation of nurses as information intermediaries for patients in palliative care. PROLISSA conference, 6-8 March, Pretoria.
  • Fourie, I. & Bitso, C. Trends in transition from classical censorship to Internet censorship: the case of South Africa. PROLISSA conference, 6-8 March, Pretoria.
  • Fourie, I. Why is it so difficult to understand and fulfill pain related information needs in palliative care? SASMO/SASRO (South African Society for Medical Oncology / South African Society for Radio Oncology), 26-29 September 2013, Drakensberg
  • Fourie, I. & Burgers, W. Web information resources and compassion fatigue: where can oncology nurses and social workers turn to? SASMO/SASRO (South African Society for Medical Oncology / South African Society for Radio Oncology), 26-29 September 2013, Drakensberg
  • Fourie, I. & Julien, H.E. A reflection of affect in studies of information behaviour in HIV/AIDS contexts: A quantitative content analysis. I3 (Information: Interactions and Impact) conference, 25-28 September, Aberdeen, Scotland.
  • De Bruyn, K., Fourie, I. & Bothma, T. Exploratory framework for a study on designing a research focused advanced information literacy program for engineering postgraduates. IATUL conference, April 2013, Cape Town
  • Fourie, I. & Burgers, W. Compassion fatigue in Palliative Care and using the Internet for current awareness services.  African Palliative Care Association and Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa’s palliative care conference, 18-20 September, Johannesburg.
  • Fourie, I. Can conditions of palliative care provide a framework to take a multiplicity context approach to study information behaviour in palliative care? African Palliative Care Association and Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa’s palliative care conference, 18-20 September, Johannesburg.
2012
  • Fourie, I. 21st Century information professionals: time to work on zones of intervention. SAUOG conference, 6-7 June, Sandton.
  • Ball, L. & Fourie, I. If love is in the air… will student become better searchers. SAUOG conference, 6-7 June, Sandton.
  • Fourie, I. How can information literacy training promote awareness of information needs and realising gaps in knowledge: a perspective allowing for patients, families and healthcare providers? EAHIL, 4-6 July, Brussels.
  • Fourie, I. & Bakker, S. Workshop:  A manageable, cyclic approach to studies of user needs and information behaviour. EAHIL, 4-6 July, Brussels.
  • Fourie, I. Understanding information behaviour in palliative care: arguing for exploring a diversity and multiplicity of overlapping contexts. ISIC conference, 5-7 September, Tokyo.
  • Bitso, C. & Fourie, I. Information-seeking behaviour of prospective geography teachers at the National University of Lesotho. ISIC conference, 5-7 September, Tokyo.
  • Bitso, C   An investigation of information-seeking behaviour of geography teachers for an information service intervention: the case of Lesotho. ISIC conference, 5-7 September, Tokyo.
  • Fourie, I. Innovation in LIS research. UNISA LIS research symposium, 26-27 July. Invited speaker
  • Fourie, I. Overview of research on information behaviour in contexts of palliative care and research gaps.  12th Information Studies Conference, University of Zululand, South Africa 10th – 12th September, 2012 (“Empowering and Inspiring Current Information Studies Worldwide”). Invited keynote speaker
  • Bitso, C., Fourie, I. & Bothma, T. Trends in transition from classical censorship to Internet censorship: selected
  • countries overview. ARNE conference, Pretoria, September.
  • Bitso, C. & Fourie, I. Trends in transition from classical censorship to Internet censorship: selected
  • countries overview. Nairobi. June.
2011
  • Du Toit, P.H., Bothma, T, De Boer, A., Fourie, I. & Scheepers, D. 2011. From creativity to innovation to transformation in Information Literacy for university students: Learning material that makes a difference.  LILAC conference, 18-20 April, London.
2010
  • Fourie, I. A healthcare management issue: what are the pros and cons of the Internet with respect to medical consultations? Healthcare Summit, 24-26 January 2010, Birchwood Conference Centre (Johannesburg). (Invited paper)
  • Fourie, I. Deepening our understanding of information behaviour in health librarianship: information literacy skills in praxis. EAHIL (European Association of Medical and Health Libraries) conference, Lisbon, Portugal,
  • 14 - 18 June 2010.
  • Fourie, I. Health librarians modeling information literacy behaviour: improved practice of what is preached and feeling it where it hurts. EAHIL (European Association of Medical and Health Libraries) conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 14 - 18 June 2010. Presented as a poster.
  • Krauss, K. & Fourie, I. Towards Information Literacy training for teachers in rural South African communities: research in progress. 4th IDIA Conference 2010: Exploring Success and Failure in Development Informatics: Innovation, Research and Practice. 3-5 November 2010, Cape Town.
  • Fourie, I. Paradigm shift in information behaviour: implications for a developing country. Annual LIS Research Symposium: Towards the 2020 African library and beyond, 29-30 July, Midrand.
  • Fourie, I. FRUITFUL: exciting evolvement according to user needs and expectations. Tenth Southern African Online Information Meeting, 3 – 6 August 2010, Pretoria.
  • Fourie, I. & Krauss, K. School libraries, teachers & Internet information literacy: acknowledging the challenges faced in a developing country. SYLIS pre-conference to LIASA conference, Pretoria (Power Point)
  • Fourie, I. (Poster presentation), Information behavior in palliative care: an exploratory reflection on the diversity and multiplicity of contexts. ASIS&T conference, 22-27 October 2010, Pittsburgh. Conference proceedings: http://www.asis.org/asist2010/proceedings/proceedings/ASIST_AM10/openpage.html
  • Fourie, I. Information behaviour: expanding knowledge of culture and literacy (round table discussion). Cancer, culture and literacy conference, 20 – 22 May, Clearwater Beach, Florida.
2009
  • Fourie, I. Patients, daily tasks and professional survival: how can the Internet help? SA Society of Clinical & Radiation Oncology (SASCRO) / SA Society of Medical Oncology (SASMO), 19 – 22 February 2009, Cape Town. (Invited speaker by South African Oncology Social Worker Association)
  • Fourie, I. Building a collage for indexers and bibliographers: photo albums, mirrors, magnifying glasses and crystal balls out of Africa. ASAIB (Association of Southern African Indexers and Bibliographers): Excellence from A to Z. International Conference and Triennial Meeting, 8-10 March 2009, Maroepeng.
  • Fourie, I. & Bakker, S. (The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam). Exploring the use of library and information services (including CAS) in oncology healthcare contexts. EAHIL (The European Association for Health Information and Libraries, EAHIL Workshop), 2-5 June, Dublin. (Slides published on conference website)
  • Fourie, I. & Bakker, S. (The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam). Exploring information needs and information behaviour in oncology contexts: the importance of tasks, roles and organisational settings. 10th International Congress on Medical Librarianship, 31 August – 4 September 2009, Brisbane, Australia. (Full-text conference paper published on conference website)
  • Fourie, I. Interpreting the information behaviour of patients and families in palliative cancer care: a practical approach. 10th International Congress on Medical Librarianship, 31 August – 4 September 2009, Brisbane, Australia. To be delivered. (Full-text conference paper published on conference website)
2008
  • Fourie, I. & Bakker, S. (Central Cancer Library, The Netherlands Cancer Institute). Experiences with a Cross-Country Exploratory Project to Offer Current Awareness (Alerting) (CAS) Services to Oncology Nurses. 11th EAHIL Conference (European Conference on Medical and Health Libraries), 23 – 28 June, Helsinki (Finland). (Full-text paper on conference website).
  •  Fourie, I. Promoting effective task-related Internet information seeking for healthcare professionals: oncology nurses as example. CHLA (Canadian Health Library Association). 26 – 30 May, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Fourie, I. Transformation and research trends: dictated by preference. Unisa research conference. 4 July. Florida. (PowerPoint submitted for publication on website)
  • Fourie, I. Health librarians of the future: knowledgeable, alert and sensitive. 3rd HICSA (Health Information Community of South Africa), 24-25 November 2008, Pretoria.
2007
  • Fourie, I. & Burger, M. (Unisa). The history of bibliographic control in South Africa. IFLA conference, 19-23 August 2007, Durban. (Full-text available on conference website and article published in International Cataloguing and Bibliographic Control (peer-reviewed)).
  • Fourie, I. Public libraries addressing social inclusion: how we may think… IFLA conference, 19-23 August 2007, Durban. (Full-text paper published on conference website).
  • Fourie, I. Information literacy for healthcare professionals − learning from studies in human information behaviour (HIB). EAHIL Conference, 12 – 15 September, Karkow, Poland (Full-text paper published on conference website).
  • Fourie, I. & Burgers, W.  (Mary Potter Oncology Centre, Pretoria). Information needs and information behaviour of patients and family members in a cancer palliative care setting: an exploratory study.  6th Annual Kaleidoscope International Palliative Care Conference: Life lessons: insights into grief and loss in palliative care, 30-31 May, Dublin. (Poster) (Also poster at NONSA conference, 19-22 September 2007, Bloemfontein; Also poster at EAHIL conference, Kracow, 12-15 September 2007)
  • Fourie, I. & Burgers, W.  (Mary Potter Oncology Centre, Pretoria). How is the Internet used by patients and their family members in South African cancer palliative care settings with special reference to dealing with grieve and loss? 6th Annual Kaleidoscope International Palliative Care Conference: Life lessons: insights into grief and loss in palliative care, 30-31 May, Dublin. (Poster)
  • Fourie, I. & Burgers, W.  (Mary Potter Oncology Centre, Pretoria). How can oncology social workers in palliative care settings use the World Wide Web (WWW) to keep track of developments in their field? 6th Annual Kaleidoscope International Palliative Care Conference: Life lessons: insights into grief and loss in palliative care, 30-31 May, Dublin. (Poster)
  • Fourie, I. & Burgers, W. (Mary Potter Oncology Centre, Pretoria). How is the Internet used by patients and their family members in South African cancer palliative care settings? NONSA conference, 19-22 September 2007, Bloemfontein.
2006
  • Fourie, I. & Claasen-Veldsman, R. Exploring the need of oncology nurses to use current awareness services (CAS) available via the www: a South African perspective. Canadian Health Libraries Association, 12-16 May, Vancouver.
  • Fourie, I. & Claasen-Veldsman, R. Expanding the information literacy skills of practicing health care professionals to keep up in demanding societies: oncology nurses as example. LILAC 2006: Librarians’ Information Literacy annual conference, 27-29 March 2006, Leeds.
  • Fourie, I. & Claasen-Veldsman, R. Current Awareness Services (CAS) for health professionals. (Interactive presentation). Health Libraries Group Conference (HLG), 10-12 July Eastbourne. 
  • Fourie, I. & Claasen-Veldsman, R. Empowering the wider community of health care professionals to use the
  • WWW as a resource for professional information. (Poster). Health Libraries Group Conference (HLG), 10 - 12 July Eastbourne.
  • Fourie, I. & Claasen-Veldsman, R. Interpreting the needs of oncology nurses: starting point for suggestions on using the WWW to stay abreast of the professional field. (Poster). Health Libraries Group Conference (HLG), 10 - 12 July Eastbourne.
  • Fourie, I. & Claasen-Veldsman, R. Promoting information skills to health care professionals: oncology nurses as an example LIASA conference, 25-29 September 2006, Pretoria). LIASA conference, 25-29 September, Pretoria.
  • Fourie, I. & Bothma, T. From information literacy to knowledge generation, communities of practice and               advocacy to help bridging the digital divide: a theoretical model. LIASA conference, 25-29 September, Pretoria.
  • Fourie, I. & Steynberg, S. (Academic Information Service). How information professionals can support     collaborative research efforts in building a knowledge community. LIASA conference, 25-29 September, Pretoria.
  • Fourie, I. & Claasen-Veldsman, R. Exploring the need of South African oncology nurses for current awareness services (CAS) available via the WWW. PROLISSA conference, 2-3 November, Pretoria.
2005
  • Fourie, I. & Claasen-Veldsman, R. Disintermediation: using intermediary skills to offer oncology nurses opportunities for their own world-wide web current awareness services (CAS) at the 7th ISKO conference, 6-8 July, Barcelona.
  • Fourie, I. Skills in information monitoring: developing alertness to changing environments as a life-long skill at the 12th International Conference on Learning, 11-14 July, Granada.
  • Fourie, I. Contributing to a culture of innovation through alerting services: exploring possibilities and complications at the 5th Management Conference, 19-22 July, Rhodes, Greece.
  • Fourie, I. Web information monitoring services: a theoretical framework to take humanity students beyond information seeking skills at the Third International Humanities Conference, 2-5 August, Cambridge.
2003
  • Penzhorn, C. & Fourie, I. Teaching reference workers through WebCT, CAL2003, 8-10 April, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Fourie, I. Abstracting: from basic indicative abstracts to critical abstracts, Joint ASI-IASC/SCAD Conference, 19-21 June, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Fourie, I. How can we take a socio-cognitive approach in teaching indexing and abstracting, Joint ASI-IASC/SCAD Conference, 19-21 June, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Fourie, I. & Van der Berg, H. A story told by Nexus transaction logs: what to make of it. 7th  Southern African Online Meeting, June 2003, Muldersdrift.
  • Fourie, I. Libraries and information services: how do we see our way to exemplary skills development?
  • ETDP SETA National Conference, 3-5 September 2003, ICC, Durban.
  • Fourie, I. Addressing the digital divide through advanced information retrieval skills, CAL2003, 8-10 April, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Fourie, I. Positioning collaborative information seeking in a collaborative e-learning environment, CAL2003, 8-10 April, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
2002
  • Fourie, I. How can current awareness services (CAS) be used in the world of library acquisitions? LIASA conference, 1-4 October, Port Elizabeth.
  • Fourie, I. Revitalised librarians for the 21st century: education as the energy booster. LIASA conference, 1-4 October, Port Elizabeth.
2001
  • Fourie, I. Distance teaching of indexers: keeping track of new challenges as well as traditional practices (Workshop delivered at the American Society of Indexers’ 33rd Annual Conference, 1-3 June, Boston).
1999
  • Fourie, I. Empowering clientele — current awareness on the Internet. Fifth Southern African Online Information Meeting, 9-10 June, Midrand.
1997
  • Fourie, I. Should we take disintermediation seriously? Fourth Southern African Online Information Meeting, 12-13 June, Midrand.
Published reports
2012
  • Bitso, C., Fourie, I. & Bothma, T. E-censorship in selected countries (contract research for a FAIFE, IFLA project commissioned by Prof Kai Ekholm, National Librarian, Finland to be published as a FAIFE Spotlight ). http://www.ifla.org/en/node/6713
2010
  • FAIFE: International survey of freedom of access to information. Contract research for the FAIFE Interest Group, IFLA. With TJD Bothma (editor) et al. (http://www.ifla-world-report.org/)
  • Krauss, K. & Fourie, I. UNESCO report: A Report on an Information & Communication Technology (ICT) and Information Literacy (IL) training initiative at Kgoro Primary School (Zithobeni district) in Bronkhorstspruit
2007
  • FAIFE: International survey of freedom of access to information. Contracted research for the FAIFE Interest Group, IFLA. With TJD Bothma (editor) et al. (hard copy & web access: http://www.ifla.org/faife/the-world-report-2007).
2003
  • Evaluation report for a European Union project: Library books and training for historically disadvantaged institutions. Project No.: 95-75070-009. Supervisor: The Department of Education. Management Agency: The British Council. With Proff T Bothma (Team leader), AL Dick, JJ Brits.
Books

2021

  • Hansen, P., Fourie, I. & Meyer, A. Third space, information sharing, and participatory design. In Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and Services. Edited by G. Marchionini. Morgan & Claypool. https://doi.org/10.2200/S01096ED1V01Y202105ICR074
  • Fourie, I. (ed) Autoethnography for Librarians and Information Scientists. 2021. Published by Routledge. 240 pages. ISBN 9780367439798
2006
  • Fourie, I. How LIS professionals can use alerting services. Oxford: Chandos Publishers (Book for library and information professionals).
Chapters in books

2021

  • Fourie, I. What is autoethnography? In Autoethnography for Librarians and Information Scientists. Edited by I. Fourie. Oxford: Routledge:3-14.
  • Fourie, I. Analytic autoethnography. In Autoethnography for Librarians and Information Scientists. Edited by I. Fourie. Oxford: Routledge:49-60.
  • Meyer, A. & Fourie, I. Ethical challenges and protection of privacy. In Autoethnography for Librarians and Information Scientists. Edited by I. Fourie. Oxford: Routledge:92-111.
  • Parbhoo-Ebrahim, N. & Fourie, I. Autoethnography, law enforcement and libraries. In Autoethnography for Librarians and Information Scientists. Edited by I. Fourie. Oxford: Routledge:146-160.
  • Fourie, I. Taking on social challenges, personal growth and keeping momentum as autoethnographic reader and writer. In Autoethnography for Librarians and Information Scientists. Edited by I. Fourie. Oxford: Routledge:177-186.
2011
  • Fourie, I. Foreword. Innovations in information retrieval: perspectives for theory and practice. Edited A. Foster & P. Rafferty. London: Facet Publishing: xiii – xiv.
2010
  • Navigating information literacy with Bothma, T. (Coordinating author); Cosijn, E., Fourie, I. Penzhorn, C. (revision) (three chapters) Navigating information literacy in a digital world (also available in e-format).
2008
  • Revision of the above book, Information society survival toolkit. (Title change: Navigating information literacy). Three chapters.
2007
  • Fourie, I. South African library and information (LIS) service structure. In World Library and Information Congress 73rd IFLA General Conference and Council: Libraries for the Future: Progress and Development of South African Libraries. Edited by T. Bothma, P. Underwood, P. Ngulube. Pretoria: LIASA: 25-42.
2006
  • Information society survival toolkit. Bothma, T. (Coordinating author); Cosijn, E., Fourie, I. Penzhorn, C. (authors) & Thompson, L. (assisting author). Harlow: Pearson Custom Publishing. (Three chapters)
  • Fourie, I. Conceptualisation: what is it all about? In, Indexing for Southern Africa: a manual compiled in celebration of ASAIB's first decade. J.A. Kalley, E. Schoeman & M. Burger. Pretoria: Unisa Press, pp. 20-28.
  • Fourie, I. & Burger, M. Book indexing. In, Indexing for Southern Africa: a manual compiled in celebration of ASAIB's first decade. J.A. Kalley, E. Schoeman & M. Burger. Pretoria: Unisa Press, pp. 68-85.
  • Fourie, I. & Burger, M. Verbal subject description. In, Indexing for Southern Africa: a manual compiled in celebration of ASAIB's first decade. J.A. Kalley, E. Schoeman & M. Burger. Pretoria: Unisa Press, pp.53-67.
  • Burger, M. & Fourie, I. Organisation policy. In, Indexing for Southern Africa: a manual compiled in celebration of ASAIB's first decade. J.A. Kalley, E. Schoeman & M. Burger. Pretoria: Unisa Press, pp.44-52.
2001
  • Fourie, I. Current awareness services in an electronic age — the whole picture, in Handbook of information management. 8th edition. Edited by A. Scammel. London Aslib:274-306.
1999
  • Fourie, I.  From basic needs to information literacy, in I in the sky: a vision of the information future. Edited by A. Scammel. London: Aslib.
Other publications: refereed, but not accredited publications
2013
  • Fourie, I. How can information literacy training promote awareness of information needs and realising gaps in knowledge? A perspective allowing for patients, families and healthcare providers - but applicable to others from caring professions. Bladen voor documentatie - Cahiers de la documentation, vol 3: 32-40. On request; based on conference paper for EAHIL in Brussels, 2012.
  • Olivier, E. & Fourie, I. Advisor reviews: African Electronic Journals (SA ePublications). The Charleston Advisor, April:33-38 (http://www.charleston.com)
2010
  • Fourie. I. Building a collage for indexers and bibliographers: photo albums, mirrors, magnifying glasses and crystal balls out of Africa. Key Word (On request based on paper delivered at ASAIB conference, 9-10 March 2009, Maroepeng; reprinted from The Indexer)
2009
  • Fourie, I. Building a collage for indexers and bibliographers: photo albums, mirrors, magnifying glasses and crystal balls out of Africa. The Indexer, 27(4):146-151. (Professional journal of the British society of Indexers) on request after paper delivered at ASAIB conference, 9-10 March, Maroepeng. (Peer reviewed, but not accredited)
  • Fourie, I. Information literacy for healthcare professionals − learning from studies in human information behaviour (HIB). Forum Bibliotek Medycznych, 2, 1(3). (http://www.bg.umed.lodz.pl/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=34%3Aforum-bibliotek  medycznych&Itemid=71&layout=default&lang=pl )
2008
  • Fourie, I. & Burger, M. Bibliographic control in South Africa. IFLA: International Cataloguing and Bibliographic Control, 37(1):3-8.
  • Fourie, I. Thoughts on achieving inclusivity at public libraries (based on a paper presented at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress conference, 19-23 August, Durban). (Request permission to publish an abbreviated version). Freestate Libraries, (Aug-Dec).
2006
  • Fourie, I. Skills in information monitoring: developing alertness to changing environments as a life-long skill. The International Journal of Learning, 12(7). Available online: http://inafourie.cgpublisher.com/.
  •  
  • Fourie, I. Contributing to a culture of innovation through alerting services: exploring possibilities and complications. The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 5(6). Available: http://www.bg.umed.lodz.pl/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=34%3Aforum-bibliotek; Available online: http://inafourie.cgpublisher.com/.
  • Fourie, I. Web information monitoring services: a theoretical framework to take humanity students beyond information seeking skills. The International Journal of the Humanities, 3(5). Available online: http://inafourie.cgpublisher.com/.
2002
  • Fourie, I. How can we take a socio-cognitive approach in teaching indexing and abstracting? The Indexer, 23(2):8-10.
2001
  • Fourie, I. Debemos tomarnos en serio la desintermediación?  Anales de Documentation. Vol. 4:267-282.  (Translation of “Should we take disintermediation seriously?” that appeared in The Electronic Library, 17(1):9-16.Translation byT Saorin.)
  • The scenery, paths, side-steps and hurdles of an indexing career, in Mastering indexing skills: steps along the way: papers read at a conference held in Johannesburg on 27th June 2001. Edited by J.A.Kalley. Johannesburg: Association of Southern African Indexers and Bibliographers:1-22. (Keynote address)
2000
  • Fourie, I. Using the Internet to keep track of new developments in distance education. Progressio, 22: (Available online: http://www.unisa.ac.za/dept/buo/progressio/index.html)
1999
  • Fourie, I. The use of CAI for distance teaching in the formulation of search strategies. Mousaion, 17(1):48-75. Selected for Top 20 Library Instruction Articles, an annotated bibliography compiled by The Education Committee of ALA’s Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT).
  • Fourie, I. Creating Web sites in a library and information service environment: some basic guidelines. Mousaion, 17(2):93-113.
  • Fourie, I. & Ten Krooden, E. Teaching research information skills to students in Environmental Education and Chemistry Education. Educare, 28(1&2):61-71.
  • Fourie, I. & Ten Krooden, E. Providing learning opportunities for teaching research information skills. Progressio, 21(2). (Available online: http://www.unisa.ac.za/dept/buo/progressio/index.html)
1998
  • Fourie, I. Die invloed van ‘n situasie-analise op die bevordering van afstandsonderrig van praktiese vaardighede. Progressio, 20(2):102-118. (The influence of a situation analysis on the promotion of distance teaching of practical skills.)
  • Fourie, I. A trainer’s view, in Association of Southern African Indexers and Bibliographers (ASAIB) newsletter, (7), August. (3 p.)
1997
Training in the use of textbase programmes: DB/TextWorks as an example. Mousaion, 15(1):106-124.
  • Fourie, I. Benutting van alternatiewe programmatuur in ‘n inligtingomgewing. Mousaion, 15(1):64-81.
  • (Use of alternative software in an information environment.)
1996
  • Fourie, I. Database design: the use of shareware. OLASA review, 2:61-66.
1995 
  • Fourie, I. Afstandsonderrigteorieë: ‘n vertrekpunt vir die ontwerp van onderrigprogramme. Progressio, 17(2):73-87. (Theories of distance teaching: a point of departure for the design of teaching programmes.)
  • Fourie, I. Beplanning van ‘n werkwinkel in leeskompakskyfherwinning: die situasie-analise. Mousaion, 13(1&2):198-224. (Planning a workshop on CD-ROM retrieval: the situation analysis.)
1993
  • Fourie, I. ERIC op CD-ROM: deel 1. SAILIS newsletter, 13(1):6. ERIC on CD-ROM: part 1.
1993
  • Fourie, I. ERIC op CD-ROM: deel 2: kriteria vir vergelyking. SAIBI-nuusbrief, 13(2):5.ERIC on CD-ROM: part 2: criteria for comparison.
1989
  • Fourie, I. Moontlikhede vir rekenaarmatige opleiding in die biblioteek- en inligtingwese in Suid-Afrika. Mousaion, 7(2):76-86. (Possibilities for computer training in library and information science in South Africa.)
Multimedia material
1999
  • Fourie, I. CAI tutorial: DATABASE: the structure and content of databases (Unisa). Author Me JE Thompson; Co-authors: Dr I Fourie and Me PM Alexander.
1998
  • Fourie, I. CAI tutorial: SEARCH: the formulation of search strategies (Unisa). A complete revision of the 1991 tutorial. Co-authors: Me PM Alexander and Me JE Thompson. Target groups: students doing 3rd and 4th year papers in Information Science and Applied Information Science, as well as two Masters modules in respectively Chemistry Educational and Environmental Education.
1991
  • Fourie, I. CAI tutorial: SEASTRAT: the formulation of search strategies (Unisa). Target group: final year Information Science students.
Book reviews in accredited journals
Regular book reviewer for the following ISI listed journals: The Electronic Library, Online Information Review, Library Hi Tech.Occasionally for Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology; Aslib Proceedings.Occasionally for Mousaion (accredited South African journal)
Occasionally for Webology.All book reviews below by I Fourie as sole author
 
2019
  • Exploring Context in Information Behavior: Seeker, Situation, Surroundings, and Shared Identities. Journal of the Association of Information Science and Technology, 70(3):301-303.
2014
  • Key issues regarding digital libraries: evaluation and integration. Online Information Review, 389(5):698-699.
2013
  • Privacy: defending an illusion. Online Information Review, 37(4):666-667.
  • Dancing with digital natives: staying in step with the generation: that's transforming the way business is done. Online Information Review, 37(4):659-660.
  • Management of electronic digital media. The Electronic Library, 31(6):808-809.
  • Convergence of libraries and technology organizations: new information support models. The Electronic Library, 31(6):808.
2012
  • Using 2.0 tools in the K-12 classroom. Library Hi Tech, 30(1):195.
  • Securing library technology. Library Hi Tech, 30(1):194.
  • Entropy and information theory. Online Information Review, 36(3):481.
  • Introduction to Information Science and Technology. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63(8).
  • Auditing social media: a governance and risk guide. Online Information Review, 36(3):479.
  • Building your library career with Web 2.0. The Electronic Library, 30(4):558.
  • Semantic Web personalization and context awareness: management of personal identities and social networking. Online Information Review, 36(4):622.
  • E-activity and intelligent Web construction: effects of social design. Online Information Review, 36(2):620.
  • Collections development in the digital age. The Electronic Library, 30(5):749.
2011
  • Literary education and digital learning; methods and technologies for human studies. Online Information Review, 35(1):165-165.
  • The extreme searcher’s Internet handbook: a guide for the serious searcher. Online Information Review, 35(3):504-505.
  • Technology management handbook for school library media centres. Online Information Review, 35(3):511-512.
  • Integral research and innovation: transforming enterprise and society. Online Information Review, 35(3):507-509.
  • Introductory concepts in Information Science. Online Information Review, 35(3):509-510.
  • Health informatics: a patient-centered approach to diabetes. Online Information Review, 35(3):505-506.
  • Designing the digital experience: how to use experience design. Online Information Review, 35(3):503-504.
  • Information nation: education and careers in the emerging information professions. Online Information Review, 35(3):506-507.
  • Wikis for libraries. The Australian Library Journal, 60(2):187-188.
  • Library programs online: possibilities and practicalities of Web conferencing. Online Information Review, 35(2):320-321.
  • The accidental taxonomist. The Electronic Library, 29(1):152-153.
  • Gaming in libraries. Online Information Review, 35(2:318-319.
  • Collaborative search and community interest: trends in knowledge sharing and assessment. Online Information Review, 35(4):686.
  • The anywhere library: a primer for the mobile library. The Electronic Library, 29(5):727.
2010
  • Convergence and collaboration of campus information services. Library Hi Tech, 28(4):718-719.
  • Text editing, print and the digital world. Library Hi Tech, 28(2):324.
  • Digital libraries. The Electronic Library, 28(5):760-761.
  • Metadata. The Electronic Library, 28(5):762.
  • Knowledge policy: challenges for the 21st century. The Electronic Library, 28(6):899-900.
  • Tacit knowledge in organizational learning. The Electronic Library, 28(6):892-893.
  • The law of virtual worlds and Internet social networks. Online Information Review, 34(6):987-988.
  • Handbook of research on Web 2.0 and second language learning. Online Information Review, 34(1):192-193.
  • Virtual representation of the past. Online Information Review, 34(1):195-196.
  • Social and political implications of data mining: knowledge management in e-government. Online Information Review, 34(1):194-195.
2009
  • Ethical, legal, and social issues in medical informatics. Library Hi Tech, 27(4):635-637.
  • Strategic planning for results. Library Hi Tech, 27(3):482-483.
  • E-journals access and management. The Electronic Library, 27(4):736-737.
  • Information and emotion: the emergent affective paradigm in information behavior research and theory. The Electronic Library, 27(3):555-556.
  • Responsible librarianship: library policies for unreliable systems. The Electronic Library, 27(3):560-561.
  • A guide to Chinese medicine on the Internet. Online Information Review, 33(3):618-619.
  • Making digital cultures: access, interactivity, and authenticity. Online Information Review, 33(4):838-839.
  • The Second Life herald: the virtual tabloid that witnessed the dawn of the metaverse. Online Information Review, 33(1).214-215.
  • Web services research and practices. Online Information Review, 33(2):394-395.
  • Digital consumers: reshaping the information profession. Webology, 5(4) (http://www.webology.ir/)
  • Digital rights management: a librarian’s guide to technology and practice. Webology, 5(4) (http://www.webology.ir/)
  • Digital literacies. Webology, 5(4) (http://www.webology.ir/)
  • Change management in information services. Library Hi Tech, 27(2):311-312.
  • Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, vol 42, 2008. Library Hi Tech, 27(2):308-309.
  • Transforming library service through information commons: case studies for the digital age. Library Hi Tech, 27(3):480-481.
2008
  • Learning commons: evolution and collaborative essentials. Library Hi Tech, 27(3):483-484.
  • Technology made simple: an improvement guide for small and medium libraries. The Electronic Library, 26(4):605-606.
  • Collection development issues in the online environment. The Electronic Library, 26(3):424-425.
  • Cyber sins and digital good deeds: a book about technology and ethics. Online Information Review, 32(1): 117-118.
  • New directions in reference. The Electronic Library, 26(2):277-277.
  • Intellectual freedom manual 7th ed. Collection Building, 27(2):91.
  • Technology made simple: an improvement guide for small and medium libraries. The Electronic Library, 26(4):605-606.
  • Reference assessment and evaluation. Collection Building, 27(4):175-175.
  • [email protected] for info pros. Online Information Review, 32(5):691-692.
  • Library project funding: a guide to planning and writing proposals. Online Information Review, 32(5):692-693.
  • Using interactive technologies in libraries. Online Information Review, 32(5):693-694
  • The accidental technology trainer: a guide for libraries. Online Information Review, 32(5):695-696.
  • Digital rights management: the problem of expanding ownership rights. The Electronic Library, 26(5):765-766.
  • Medical librarian 2.0: use of Web 2.0 technologies in reference services. Library Hi Tech, 26(4): 689-690.
  • [email protected] for info pros. The Electronic Library, 26(6):927-929.
  • Reference assessment and evaluation. Collection Building, 27(4):175.
2007
  • Improving Internet reference services to distant learners. The Electronic Library, 24(6):867-868.
  • Internet guide to anti-aging and longevity. Online Information Review, 30(6).
  • Cyber terrorism: political and economic implications. Online Information Review, 31(2):242-243.
  • Selected styles in Web-based educational research. The Electronic Library, 25(2):251-252.
  • Self, peer and group assessment in e-learning. Online Information Review, 31(1):92.
  • Handbook of research on eportfolios. Online Information Review, 31(1):94-95.
  • A guide to developing end user education programs in medical libraries. Library Hi Tech, 25(3):438-439.
  • Ethical decision making for digital libraries. Online Information Review, 31(1):95.
  • Internet reference support for distance learners. The Electronic Library, 25(5):627.
  • Managing electronic records. The Electronic Library, 25(5):628-629.
  • Computer network security and cyber ethics. Online Information Review, 31(4):538-539.
  • Reference librarianship: notes from the trenches. The Electronic Library, 25(4):478-479.
  • The eleventh off-campus library services conference proceedings. The Electronic Library, 24(1):114-15.
  • Managing academic support services in universities: the convergence experience. The Electronic Library, 24(1):115-116.
  • Handbook of corporate university development: managing strategic learning, initiatives in public and private domains. The Electronic Library, 24(2):283-284.
  • Technology for results: developing service based plans. Online Information Review, 30(1):83-84.
  • Emerging issues in the electronic environment: challenges for librarians and researchers in the Sciences. Online Information Review, 30(2):199-200.
  • Online ecological and environmental data. Online Information Review, 30(2):202-203.
  • Collection management and strategic access to digital resources: the new challenges for research libraries. Online Information Review, 30(6).
  • Copyright law for librarians and educators: creative strategies and practical solutions. Online Information Review, 30(6).
2005
  • Disaster management for libraries and archives. Online Information Review, 28(6):462.
  • The extreme searcher’s Internet handbook: a guide for the serious searcher. The Electronic Library, 22(5):450.
  • Online information services in the Social Sciences. Online Information Review, 29(1):117-118.
  • Why intranets fail (and how to fix them): a practical guide for information professionals. Online Information Review, 29(4):441-446.
  • Who else writes like…?: a readers‘ guide to fiction authors. South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science, 71(2):206-207.
  • Who next…?: a guide to children’s authors. South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science, 71(2):205-206.
  • Content and workflow management for library web studies. Online Information Review, 29(6):683-684.
  • Managing [email protected]: a practitioner’s guide. The Electronic Library, 23(4):506-507.
  • Innovative redesign and reorganization of library technical services. The Electronic Library, 23(2):257-258.
  • The strategic management of technology: a guide for library and information services. The Electronic Library, 23(6):709-710.
  • Digital versus non-digital reference: AskaLibrarian online and offline. The Electronic Library, 23(6):713-714.
  • Pathways to nursing: a guide to library and online research in nursing and lied health. Online Information Review, 29(3):331-332.
  • Digital libraries: policy, planning and practice. The Electronic Library, 23(3):371-372.
2004
  • Building a virtual library. Online Information Review, 28(1):81.
  • A history of online information services, 1963 – 1976. Online Information Review, 28(4):314.
  • The digital age and local studies. Online Information Review, 28(5):377.
  • Who else writes like…?: a readers‘ guide to fiction authors. Mousaion, 21(2):148-150.
  • A semantic web primer. Online Information Review, 28(5):381.
  • Business statistics on the Web: find them fast – at little or no cost. Online Information Review, 28(2):162-163.
  • Centred on learning: academic case studies on learning centre development. The Electronic Library, 22(1):83.
  • Challenges of teaching with technology across the curriculum: issues and solutions. The Electronic Library, 22(2):193-194.
  • Who next…?: a guide to children’s authors. Mousaion, 21(2):150-152.
  • Creating a successful e-information services. The Electronic Library, 22(4):366.
  • Chemistry resources in the electronic age. The Electronic Library, 22(3):239.
  • International yearbook of Library Information Management 2003-2004: metadata applications and management. The Electronic Library, 22(4):362-363.
  • Using community informatics to transform regions. The Electronic Library, 22(3):289-290.
  • Protecting your library’s digital sources: the essential guide to planning and preservation The Electronic Library, 22(6):535.
2003
  • Teens.library: developing Internet services for young adults. The Electronic Library, 21(1):67.
  • Database integrity: challenges & solutions. The Electronic Library, 21(2):171.
  • Getting and staying noticed on the web: your web promotion questions answered. The Electronic Library, 21(2):170-171.
  • Introduction to digital libraries. Online Information Review, 2(6):454.
  • Conducting the reference interview: a how-to-do-it manual for librarians. The Electronic Library, 21(6):617.
  • The accidental webmaster. The Electronic Library, 21(6):616-617.
  • Naked in cyberspace: how to find personal information online (2nd ed). Online Information Review, 27(4):289-290.
  • Database-driven web sites. Online Information Review, 27(6):453-454.
2002
  • Ethical issues of information technology. The Electronic library, 20(2):158-159.
  • Intranets: a guide to their design, implementation and management. Online Information Review, 6(3):221-222.
  • Free business & industry information on the Web. Online & CD-ROM review, 26(2):122-129.
  • Internet and the changing information environment. The Electronic Library, 20(1):58-62.
  • Copyright made easier. 3rd edition. Online Information Review, 26(4):278-279.
  • Internet research: theory and practice. Online Information Review, 26(5):352-353.
  • Browsable classroom: an introduction to e-learning for librarians. Online Information Review, 26(6):425.
  • Digital futures: strategies for the information age. The Electronic Library, 20(5):430-431.
  • The information professional’s guide to career development online. Online Information Review, 26(4):279-280.
  • Distributed multimedia databases: techniques and applications. The Electronic Library, 20(6):515-516.
  • Information management for the intelligent organization: the art of scanning the environment. Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 54(2):184-185.
  • The librarian’s guide to intellectual property in the digital age: copyrights, patents, trademarks. Online Information Review, 26(6):427.
  • Managing your internet and intranet services: the information and library professional’s guide to strategy. Online Information Review, 26(3):223.
  • The laws of the web: patterns n the ecology of information. The Electronic Library, 20(3):245-246.
  • Intelligent technologies in libraries and information service applications. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 53(4):321-322.
2001
  • Planning document access: options and opportunities. The Electronic Library, 19(2):116-118.
  • Fundraising and friend-raising on the Web. The Electronic Library, 25(2):131-141.
  • Providing materials for library users. Managing information.
  • Academic libraries as high-tech gateways: a guide to design & space decisions. Journal of the American Society for Information Scientists, 52(11):983.
  • UKOLUG quick guide to personal bibliographic software. The Electronic Library.
  • Inventing the Internet. Online Information Review, 25(4):271-279.
  • Managing web-based technologies in organizations: a global perspective. Online Information Review.
  • International yearbook of library and information management:2000-2001 (collection management). The Electronic Library, 19(4):262-264.
2000
  • Staying legal: a guide to issues and practice for users and publishers of electronic resources. The Electronic Library, 18(6):448-469.
  • Interactive directory of training resources. The Electronic Library, 18(4):285-304.
  • Online retrieval: a dialogue of theory and practice. The Electronic Library, 18(6):448-469.
  • Who else writes like: a readers’ guide to fiction authors. Mousaion, 28(2):106-107.
  • Managing media services: theory and practice. The Electronic Library, 18(6):448-469.
  • Apartheid in South African libraries: the Transvaal experience. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 42(2):161-163.
  • Adaptive technology for the Internet: making electronic resources accessible to all. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 42(2):163-165.
  • Net-working teaching, learning & professional development with the Internet. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science.
  • From Web to workplace: designing open hypermedia systems. Journal of the American Society of Information Science.
1999
  • Research for business: avoiding the ‘nice to know’ trap. T.J. Webb. The Electronic Library, 17(1):52.
  • Empowering the information user: new ways into user education. J. Kirby, L. Liddiard & K. Moore. The Electronic Library, 17(3):190.
  • Chemical librarianship: challenges and opportunities. Edited by A.N. Somerville. The Electronic Library, 17(4):274-275.
  • Secrets of the super Net searchers: the reflections, revelations, and hard-won wisdom of 35 of the world’s top Internet researchers. R. Basch. The Electronic Library.
  • Managing the reference collection. C.W. Nolan. The Electronic Library.
  • Management of library and archival security: from the outside looking in. Edited by R.K. O’Neill. The Electronic Library, 17(4):275.
  • Management information systems: managing information technology in the Internetworked enterprise. J.A. O’Brien. The Electronic Library.
  • Business information systems: a process approach. B. Warboys, P. Kawalek, M. Greenwood. The Electronic Library.
  • Who next...?: a guide to children’s authors. Edited by N. Irvin & L. Cooper. Mousaion.
  • The library & information organizations & networks handbook. Edited by S. Broughton. The Electronic Library, 18(1):74-75.
  • The information systems development life cycle: a first course in information systems. The Electronic Library.
1998
  • Thesaurus construction and use. J. Aitchison, A. Gilchrist & D. Bawden. The Electronic Library, 16(4):266.
  • TFPL survey of UK special library statistics. C. Creaser & D. Spiller. South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 66(3):122-123.
  • Academic library surveys and statistics in practice. South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 66(3):122.
  • Going online, CD-ROM and the Internet. P. Bradely. The Electronic Library, 16(5):343.
  • Handbook of special librarianship and information work. Edited by A. Scammel. The Electronic Library, 16(5):344.
  • Information systems success measurement. E.J. Garrity & G.L. Sanders. The Electronic Library. (Publication details not known)
  • Perspectives on distance education: quality assurance in higher education — selected case studies. Progressio, 20(1):140-151.
  • Perspectives on distance education: quality assurance in higher education — selected case studies. South African Journal of Higher Education, 12(1):229.
  • Information management in academic and research libraries. M. Mahapatra, D.B. Ramesh, P. Padhi & B. Parida. The Electronic Library, 17(2):124-125.
1997
  • The student’s guide to the Internet. I. Winship & A. McNab. South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 65(1):131-132.
  • Who else writes like?: a reader’s guide to fiction authors. R. Huse & J. Huse (eds). South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 65(1):136-137.
  • New directions in technical services: trends and sources (1993-1995). Edited by P. Johnson. South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 65(4):244-245.

1996

  • Online information hunting. N. Goldman. Progressio, 18(2):121-122.
Publications for the general population or of a more general nature & short items following from my papers
2009
  • Very short contribution on how general practitioners may use the Internet to contribute to the care of cancer patients (GP more than simple information source for cancer patients). It will appear in HMR Africa, April, 5(3). (Written on request after paper delivered at SASMO/SASCRO conference in February 2009; Title of paper: Patients, daily tasks and professional survival: how can the Internet help?)
  • Appropriate use of the Internet and useful sources concerning H1N1 (swine flue). It should appear in HMR Africa, June, 5(5).
  • NHI – keeping pace with what is happening. Health Management Review, 5(9):17-18.
  • Very short contribution by Joan van Zyl (assistant editor for Health24 in Print, What’s New DOC, Huisgenoot Pols/YOU Pulse and Jump (Momentum Health)) based on the paper delivered at SASMO/SASCRO conference in February 2009; Title of paper: Patients, daily tasks and professional survival: how can the Internet help?. I have added some advice on general sources for medical professionals and patients as well as advice on what patients should note when searching the Internet. Dealing with Googling patients. What’s new Doc, 4(6):35.
Participaton in conferences workshops, interactive sessions, round table discussions and short courses
National
Discussion paper
2003
Libraries and information services: how do we see our way to exemplary skills development?
  • ETDP SETA National Conference, 3-5 September 2003, ICC, Durban. (Discussion paper for group work)
Short courses
2017
  • Unisa Research Indaba, May 2017, Pretoria. Invited paper: Research light bulb moments: generating research topics.
  • Unisa masters and doctoral student workshop, 16 May 2017, Pretoria. Invited paper: Research landscape.
2016
  • Short course (2 day) through [email protected] on Internet Research; Mahikeng – inhouse course.
2014
  • Short course (2 day) through [email protected] on Internet Research; Mahikeng – inhouse course.
2012
  • Short course (2 day) through [email protected] on Internet Research. (3 presentations planned)
2011
  • Short course (2 day) through [email protected] on Internet Research. (4 presentations planned); several requests for in-house courses.
2010
  • Short course (2 day) through [email protected] on Internet Research. (4 presentations)
  • UNESCO funded training: Information Literacy (IL) training initiative at Kgoro Primary School (Zithobeni district) in Bronkhorstspruit. Project initiated and driven by Kirstin Krauss.
2009
2007
  • How oncology nurses can use the Internet (presentation for Pfizer as part of the continuing education programme for oncology nurses): Cape Town and Durban (September 2007).
  • Workshop on indexing (University of Free State Library), Bloemfontein, September 2007 (full day). On request.
2006
  • Current awareness services available via the WWW for oncology nurses (28 February & 4 March). With Retha Claasen-Veldsman (junior lecturer)
2001
  • Current awareness service (as part of a workshop on search engines).(28 September, 22 August).
2000
  • How to use a computer — an introductory course, 5 and 17 January, Unisa, Pretoria.
  • Basic course in electronic information retrieval, 6-7, 18-19 January, Unisa, Pretoria
  • Basic course in the organisation of information in a small database, 10 and 20 January, Unisa, Pretoria
  • Basic course on the use of the Internet and Internet search tools, 11-12, 21-22 January, Unisa, Pretoria.
1999
  • How to use a computer — an introductory course, 2 & 10 August, Unisa, Pretoria.
  • Retrieving information and designing a database — a basic course, 3-5 August, Unisa, Pretoria.
  • Basic course on how to use the Internet, 11 August, Unisa, Pretoria.
  • Basic course in using Internet search tools (e.g. search engines, directories and subject guides), 12-13 August, Unisa, Pretoria.
  • Current awareness services (CAS) and how to use the Internet, 1-2 September, Unisa, Pretoria.
  • Indexing, abstracting and thesaurus construction, 5-6 October, Unisa, Pretoria.
 
Invited talks
2021
  • LIASA Free State branch, 27 August: Information behaviour as a research lens for life for librarians and information specialists (on invitation)
 
International
Conference workshops
2015
  • Workshop of focus group interviews. EAHIL conference, June 2015, Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • Workshop on thematic analysis. EAHIL conference, June 2015, Edinburgh (Scotland)
2003
  • Abstracting: from basic indicative abstracts to critical abstracts, Joint ASI-IASC/SCAD Conference, 19-21 June, Vancouver, Canada. (Presented as a workshop)
2001
  • Distance teaching of indexers: keeping track of new challenges as well as traditional practices (Workshop delivered at the American Society of Indexers’ 33rd Annual Conference, 1-3 June, Boston). (Presented as a workshop)
Conference short courses
2012
  • Fourie, I. & Bakker, S. (Central Cancer Library, The Netherlands Cancer Institute). A manageable, cyclic approach to studies of user needs and information behaviour. Continuing education course, EAHIL conference, Brussels, 3 July.
Conference roundtable session / interactive sessions
2017
  • Anderson, TD. & Fourie, I. Writing with Feeling: evocative writing techniques for studying information interactions. Round table discussion at I3Conference Aberdeen (Scotland), June 2017
Teamwork and collaboration with others
Since 2015
  • Various international projects with Prof Noa Aharony and Dr Jenny Bronstein (Bar-Illan University, Israel), Prof Heidi Julien (University at Buffalo, NY) and others such as Prof Am VanScoy (University at Buffalo, NY)
2015 –
  • Dr Janet Harrison, Loughborough University: Information provision to children with cancer – a specific focus on research methods. Resulted in two conference papers (national and international; we are currently working on an article.
2014 –
  • Collaboration with Prof Theresa Dirndorfer Anderson (Sydney University of Technology, Australia):
  • Autoethnography, with specific references to caregivers in palliative care. Several conference papers, articles and other interactions.
  • Collaboration with Prof Anne Goulding (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand): Feminism and feminist theories in library and information science and specifically related to information services.
  • Collaboration with Dr Philip Calvert (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand): Job information seeking of people with learning disabilities.
2012
  • Collaboration with Prof Heidi Julien (University of Alabama; University at Buffalo, NY): Affect, emotion, information behaviour and HIV/AIDS, information literacy and related issues. Resulted in several conference papers and several articles; ongoing collaboration.
  • Collaboration with Prof Lynn Westbrook (University of Texas, Austin, USA): Information behaviour including information interaction and cervical cancer. Resulted in a published article.
2010 – 2011
  • Collaboration with Kirstin Krauss, Department of Informatics, University of Pretoria: UNESCO funding –
  • Teachers and information literacy. Resulted in two conference papers and two articles.
2008 – 2014
  • Collaboration with Dr Suzanne Bakker, Central Cancer Library (The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam): current awareness services and needs for library services. Resulted in several conference papers and articles as well as a workshop.
2007 – 2014
  • Collaboration with Mrs Wilna Burgers (Mary Potter Oncology Centre, Pretoria): the information needs ofcancer patients and their family members in a palliative care contexts, as well as compassion fatigue. Resulted in several conference papers, articles and posters.
2003
  • Research on information retrieval on the Nexus database, with Me Henda van den Berg (NRF): 1 conference paper and one article.
Membership of national and international bodies
  • ACM: Association for Computing Machinery (International) (member, 2007 – 2016)
  • ALISE: Juried panels (co-chair, 2021)
  • APCA: African Palliative Care Association (member, 2017)
  • ASAIB: Association of Southern African Indexers and Bibliographers (not sure; founder member) (no longer a member)
  • ASIS&T: American Society of Information Science and Technology (International) (member; 2000 --); served on several committees. Elected as Treasurer to the ASIS&T Board of Directors and Executive Committee for a three year term starting end of October.
  • CILIP: Charted Institute of Library and Information Science Professionals (International) (member; 2000 -- 2015; used to be Institute for Information Scientists)
  • EAHIL: European Association of Health Information and Libraries (member 2008 ---)
  • EAHIL: International Programme Committee (member, 2021)
  • HLG: Health Library Interest Group (CILIP) (Membership 2005 – 2013)
  • ISIC: Information Seeking in Context; not a professional organisation but Standing Committee (Secretary:  2016 – 2020, Vice-Chair: 2020 - 2022)
  • KMSA: Knowledge Management South Africa (2021 –)
  • LIASA: Library and Information Association of South Africa (member; 1982 --; used to be SAIBI)
  • MLA: Medical Library Association (International) (member 2008 -- 2015)
  • OSALL: Organisation of SA Law Libraries (member; 2009; no longer active)
  • SAARDHE: South African Association for Research and Development in Higher Education (member; 1989 - 2016)
  • SAOUG: Southern African Online User Group (member; 1984 --)
  • SCIP: Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professional (2021 –)
  • SLIS: Special Library and Information Services (member; 2003 -- 2013)
  • UkeiG: United Kingdom electronic information Group (International) (member; 2000 -- 2015)
Visits to local and overseas universities or research institutions as guest professor or researcher
Visits
2017
  • Invitations for visits – postponed to 2018/2019/2020: University at Buffalo (NY) (invited by Prof Heidi Julien); University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland) (invited by Dr Rebekah Wilson); Northumbria University (UK) (invited by Prof Gobdina Chowdhury)
2014
  • Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand)
    • Compassion fatigue and information behaviour (public lecture)
    • Suggestions on understanding information behaviour and palliative care and exploring opportunities to make a difference (lecture to group of librarians specialising in palliative care)
    • I worked with two staff members on projects to be published:
    • Prof Anne Goulding: feminism and feminist theories in Library and Information Science/services and studies on information behaviour
    • Dr Philip Calvert: job information seeking behaviour of people with intellectual disabilities
  • University at Buffalo (NY)
    • Compassion fatigue and information behaviour (public lecture)
    • Qualitative methods – focus group interviews
2012
  • Guest lecture (HIV/AIDS and information retrieval), 6 January, group of visiting students from the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
2011
  • Guest lecture (HIV/AIDS and information retrieval), 8 January, group of visiting students from the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
  • University of Alabama (gave two guest lectures: public lecture and lecture to postgraduate students)
    • Guest lecture to postgraduate students: Overview of research on information behaviour in contexts of palliative care with an indication of some research gaps
    • Understanding information behaviour in palliative care: arguing for exploring diverse and multiple overlapping contexts
2010
  • Guest lecture (HIV/AIDS and information retrieval), 14 January, group of visiting students from the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
2009
  • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (School of Information Studies) – guest lecture on use of current awareness services in professional contexts (June 2009)
2008
  • The Netherlands Cancer Institute (Amsterdam) – collaborative research project with Suzanne Bakker, Head of the library services, Central Cancer Library
2003
  • University of Loughborough: Dr Anne Morris
  • University of Sheffield: Prof Tom Wilson, Prof Peter Willett, Dr Nigel Ford
  • City University (London): Prof David Nicholas
  • Aberystwyth University: Dr Allen Foster
  • University of British Columbia: several academics
1996
  • University of Loughborough
  • Aston University (Birmingham)
  • University of Leichester (UK)
Approval/accepted for teaching modules - not pursued due to UP teaching load
2014
  • Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand) (approved for two postgraduate modules)
2009
  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (approved for two modules)
Collaboration with international scholars, memoranda of understanding, and hosting international scholars

2022

  • Flipped ASIS&T panel discussion: Publishing Research in Reputed Venues. ASIS&T SIG-III, 6 January 2022, Virtual

2021

  • ASIS&T panel discussion: North-South Scholarly Collaboration: Opportunities and Experiences in Africa (ASIS&T Africa Chapter and SIG-III). Sonnenwald, D. (UCD, Ireland), Ina Fourie, Rorissa, A.(University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA), Heidi Julien (University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA), Raju, J. (University of Cape Town, South Africa), Alemneh, D. (University of North Texas, USA).
2019
  • CoLIS2019 panel discussion: The LIS Professions: Building on the Past to Shape the Future (Jenny Bronstein (Bar-Ilan University), Noa Aharony (Bar-Ilan University), Ina Fourie, Heidi Julien (University at Buffalo, NY); Amy VanScoy (University at Buffalo, NY).
  • Julien, H., Fourie, I. & Mehra, B. Panel discussion at the SIG-Use workshop: ASIS&T conference, Melbourne (Australia).Re-envisioning the impact and engagement of information behavior research (organized by T. Gorichanaz, Drexel University Philadelphia (USA), W.  Afzal, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga (Australia) and M. Mabi, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Canada).
2018
  • Workshop on qualitative research methods – initiative of Dr Alison Pickard (Northumbria University, UK) (iSchool Conference 2018 in Sheffield, UK). With: Prof Theresa Anderson (Sydney University of Technology, Australia), Prof Heidi Julien (University at Buffalo, NY), Prof Kendra Albright (Kent State University, USA), Prof Annemaree Llyod (Boras University, Sweden)
  • Interactive session on issues ethics of in ethnographic/autoethnographic research (iSchool Conference 2018 in Sheffield, UK). With: Prof Theresa Anderson (Sydney University of Technology, Australia). Based on a content analysis of reported studies of autoethnography (with Anika Meyer and Liezl Ball – they are indicated as non-attending presenters).
  • Aharony, N., Bronstein, J., Fourie, I. & Julien, H. ISIC2018 panel discussion: Panel: Ethical considerations in academic research the digital age. ISIC2018, October 2018, Krakow, Poland.
2017
  • International panel discussion for ASIS&T 2017 conference (Washington) initiated by Prof Noa Ahorony (Bar-Illan University, Israel): Information literacy in an era of information uncertainty. (Other collaborators include Prof Louise Limberg, University of Boras, Sweden; Prof Heidi Julien, University at Buffalo, NY; Prof Kendra Albright, Kent State University (USA); and Dr Jenny Bronstein (Bar-Illan University, Israel)
  • International panel discussion for ASIS&T 2017 conference (Washington) initiated by Prof Hsin-liang Chen (University of Massachutes, Boston, USA): How international is your LIS/IS program in the global higher education. (Other collaborators include Prof Sandr Hirsh (San Jose State University, USA); Ruhua Huang (Wuhan University, China; Tatjaba Aparac Jelusic, University of Osijek, Croatia).
  • I hosted Professor Val Nesset (University at Buffalo (NY)); part of our Memorandum of Agreement. We did a conference paper and an article. She presented two public lectures, as well as an online lecture to a group of masters students (MIT 868). (University at Buffalo provided some funding for her visit.)
  • I hosted Dr Janet Harrison (University of Loughborough, UK); part of our research collaboration. The University of Loughborough provided funding for her visit to establish closer relationships between the Centre for Information Management, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University and the Department of Information Science. Dr Harrison conducted a very successful half day workshop with junior colleagues on collaboration and professional social networking. (Junior colleagues from Unisa’s Department of Information Science were also invited to attend). She met with individual colleagues to discuss collaboration. In addition she donated 5 new textbooks on research methods to the Department of Information Science – available for all staff.

2015

  • I hosted Dr Janet Harrison (University of Loughborough, UK); part of our research collaboration. She gave 2 public lectures and a lecture to my honours class for INY714. We did 2 conference papers and we are working on an article, as well as research collaboration with a South African private oncology medical practice group. (Self-funded visit.)

Since 2014

  • I have been working with Professor Theresa Anderson (Sydney University of Technology, Australia) on various projects. To date (October 2017) we have presented 4 conference papers, and published 2 articles.
  • Memorandum of agreement signed between the Department of Information Science and the Department of Library and Information Studies from the University at Buffalo (NY) based on my initiative (Since the signing of the agreement, myself and Prof Archie Dick paid a visit to them. Professor Val Nesset visited our Department in 2015. Prof Amy VanScoy visited us in 2019.)
2013
  • I hosted Prof Lynn Westbrook (University of Texas); part of our research collaboration. We published 1 article. She gave a public lecture, and a lecture to my honours class for INY714. (Received UP funding for visiting professors – shared funding with Prof Heidi Julien)
  • I hosted Prof Heidi Julien (Head of Department, University of Alabama / accepting position as Head of 
  • Department of Library and Information Studies, University at Buffalo, NY). She gave 2 public lectures, a presentation on publishing in top tier journals, a presentation on successful grant application, and a lecture to my honours class for INY714. (As a result of our collaboration Prof Julien and I have published 3 articles and 2 conference papers; we are currently working on further collaboration) (Received UP funding for visiting professors – shared funding with Prof Lynn Westbrook; In 2018 I received a second round of funding.)
2012
  • I visited Prof Heidi Julien (Head of Department, University of Alabama); research collaboration
  • I visited Prof Lynn Westbrook (University of Texas); research collaboration
Community service / professional skills
Professional activities
  • ISIC: (Information Seeking in Context – Secretary of Permanent Group: 2016 – 2020, Vice-Chair: 2020-2022
  • ISIC2020: Chair of local organising committee
  • ICML2021: (Member of local and international committee; coordinating the programme committee)
  • ASIS&T: Awards Committee (member and Chair of the Jury Committee for Award for Research in Information Science) – 2019
  • ASIS&T: International Issues Group (member; chair of jury committee for best international papers from developing countries – 2018, 2019)
  • ASIS&T: Best book award – member of jury committee – 2018
  • Reference group: Member of reference group for writing national standards for library and information science education
  • LIASA: Deputy Chair: RETIG (LIASA interest group for research, education and training): 2006 – 2008
  • SGB: Chair: SGB: Library and Information Services (until August 2005); member SGB since August 2005.
  • ASIS&T: Treasurer (Board of Directors and Executive Committee); three year term starting end of October
Professional services performed
2017
  • Unisa week for masters and doctoral students: extended presentation: methodological landscape
  • Unisa research indaba for staff: Research light bulb moments
  • University of Pretoria Library staff: Good searching – playing the theoretical ball game
2012
  • Guest lecture (HIV/AIDS and information retrieval), 6 January, group of visiting students from the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
2011
  • Guest lecture (HIV/AIDS and information retrieval), 8 January, group of visiting students from the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
2010
  • Guest lecture (HIV/AIDS and information retrieval), 14 January, group of visiting students from the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
2009
  • Conference feedback presentation, HICS, 25 November, Pretoria (feedback on the ICML conference in Brisbane, September 2009)
2008
  • Selection committee for promotions to associate professor (Unisa, Department of Information Science)
2008– 2012, 2014, 2016
  • Internet research (several short courses presented every year)
2003
  • Expert evaluator: European Union project: Library books and training for historically disadvantaged institutions. Project No.: 95-75070-009. Supervisor: The Department of Education. Management Agency: The British Council. With Proff T Bothma (Team leader), AL Dick, H Brits.
2001
  • Database indexing. University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein. 3 October.
  • How can indexers benefit from indexing theory (focus on socio-cognitive approach to document representation). Presented to indexers (organised by the National Library of South Africa). 10 October, Pretoria.
1997 – 2000
  • DB/TextWork basic courses (for the company Mindex Systems, Johannesburg. They are the local
  • distributors of the programme. Presented an average of four to six courses a year.)
1997
  • Current awareness services (In-service training programme for staff members of Unisa Library Services), 3-5, 7 October, Unisa, Pretoria.
  • Should we take disintermediation seriously? Meeting of Client Services, Unisa Library Services, 31 August, Pretoria. (Paper presented at the Fourth Southern African Online Information Meeting.)
1996
  • Online searching and the basic commands for Dailog (available through Knight Ridder Information) (In-service training programme for staff members of Unisa Library Services), 3 September, Unisa, Pretoria.
  • Training endusers in an electronic environment: how to develop a training programme (In-service training programme for staff members of Unisa Library Services), 16 September, Unisa, Pretoria.
  • How to develop a training programme (In-service training programme for staff members of Unisa Library Services), 15 October, Unisa, Pretoria.
1995
  • Practical workshop on indexing. SAILIS Interest Group for Cataloguing, 15 August, Unisa, Pretoria. (Assisted with practical exercises.)
  • Online searching and the basic commands for Knight Ridder Information (In-service training programme for staff members of Unisa Library Services), 5-6 September, Unisa, Pretoria.
  • Doktorale seminaar: Die eienskappe van ‘n multimedia-studiepakket vir afstandsonderrig van gerekenariseerde inligtingherwinning, 23 Mei, Unisa, Pretoria.
  • Doctoral seminar: The characteristics of a multimedia study package for distance teaching in computerised information retrieval, 23 May, Unisa, Pretoria.
  • Inmagic user’s day. Training for Inmagic, 1 June, Pretoria.
  • Ontwerp van rekenaargesteunde onderrigtutoriale vir die opleiding van eindgebruikers in intydse soektogte. Akademiese Inligtingdiens, Universiteit van Pretoria, 13 Oktober, Pretoria.
  • Design of computer asssisted tutorials for the training of endusers in online searching. Academic Information Service, University of Pretoria, 13 October, Pretoria.
1994
  • Basic guidelines for abstracting. SAILIS Interest group for Cataloguing. Practical workshop on indexing, 4 August, Pretoria.
Involvement with other universities/ scientific institution
External examination – local
  • External examiner Unisa: several papers: undergraduate, Honours, Masters, Doctoral
  • External examiner University of Cape Town: masters and doctoral studies
  • External examiner Rand Afrikaans University: masters and doctoral studies
  • External examiner University of KwaZulu Natal: masters and doctoral studies
  • North West University (Potchefstroom): undergraduate module
  • Approved as external examiner masters and doctoral studies: Stellenbosch University
  • External examiner: Cape Town University of Technology: masters and doctoral studies
  • External examiner: University of the Witwatersrand (masters dissertations)
  • External examiner: Cape Town University of Technology (doctoral studies)
External examination – international, Africa
  • Charles Sturt University (Australia)
  • Approved as external examiner masters and doctoral studies: Makerere University, Uganda (examined a few master’s dissertations for them)
Other external involvement with universities and other institutions
2017
  • Reference Group Library and Information Science (LIS) selected by the Council for Higher Education (CHE) to prepare a national benchmark standard
  • External reviewer: Unisa, Department of Information Science, B.Inf (Honours) programme (Information Science Honours) (with Prof Dennis Ocholla, University of Zululand)
  • Unisa Advisory Board for the Centre for Applied Information and Communication
2010
  • Member of the Advisory Board for the Carnegie sponsored M.IT degree for librarians
Professional groups committees
2020 – 2022
  • ISIC Vice-Chair
2016 – 2020
  • ISIC Permanent Committee secretary
  • Several groups for ASIS&T; Treasurer (Board of Directors and Executive Committee) since end of October 2019
Editorial review boards and reviewing
  • ASLIB Journal of Information Management (Editorial Advisory Board; 2021 – 2023)
  • ASLIB Journal of Information Management: Guest editor with Prof Heidi Julien (USA) as co-editor for a special edition of innovative methods in studies of health information behavior (2019)
  • Journal of Documentationad hoc
  • Journal of Information Processing and Management (review panel for a special edition on information needs) (2019)
  • Journal of Information Science
  • Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice (international journal): Editorial Advisory Board; editor
  • Library Hi Tech (ISI listed journal): Editorial Advisory Board; Writing a column since beginning 2011-2016 (invited)
  • Mousaion (local accredited journal): Editorial Advisory Board
  • Online Information Review (ISI listed journal): Editorial Advisory Board
  • South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science (local accredited journal): Editorial Advisory Board
  • The Electronic Library (ISI listed journal): Editorial Advisory Board
  • Webology (international accredited journal; online): Editorial Advisory Board (discontinued)
Refereering duties
Journal articles
  • Editorial advisory board:
    • ISI listed (international): The Electronic Library (discontinued); Online Information Review; Library Hi Tech; Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice; Webology (online) (discontinued); The Bottom Line: information theory & practice, International Journal of Knowledge Content Development and Technology (Korean based).
    • Local accredited journal: Mousaion; South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science
    • International open access: Open Information Science (De Gruyter Open)
    • Guest editor – special edition: ASLIB Journal of Information Management: Guest editor with Prof Heidi Julien (USA) as co-editor for a special edition of innovative methods in studies of health information behavior (2019)
  • Regular reviewer or journal articles
    • ISI listed (international): Aslib Information Management (till date; member of Editorial Advisory Board since 2021)
  • Occasional reviewer of journal articles
    • ISI listed (international) journals:
    • African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science; Health Information and Libraries Journal; Journal of Documentation; Library and Information Science Research; Journal of the Association of Information Science and Technology; Information Processing and Management: Information Research; Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society (JICES), ZIN - Information Studies (http://ojs.sbp.pl/index.php/zin)
  • International peer reviewed journals:
    • Journal of Information Science
    • The International Journal of Learning; The International Journal of Knowledge; Culture and Change Management; International Journal of the Humanities; Nursing Education Today; Health Education; ZIN – Information Science
  • Local accredited journals:
    • Innovation; South African Journal of Information Management
Book reviews
  • ISI listed (international) journals – regular reviewing for many years:
  • The Electronic Library; Library Hi Tech; Online Information Review (extensive list of reviews included)
  • ISI listed (international) journal – occasional reviewing on request:
  • Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology;
Conference papers
Programme committees
  • International:
    • ALISE 2021 Juried panels – co-chair; ALISE2022
    • CoLIS 2019; CoLIS 2022
    • EAHIL 2021 International Programme Committee
    • ICML (International Conference on Medical Librarianship): 2010 International Programme Committee
    • ICML 2021 (Programme committee and local planning committee)
    • International Data and Information Management Conference, Loughborough University (UK). 2016. International Programme Committee
    • ISIC (Information Seeking in Context): 2016, 2018
    • ISIC2020 (Chair of local planning committee; international programme committee)
    • SACLA (Southern African Computing Lecturers’ Association) Conference 2016
  • Local:
    • LIASA2021
    • IS University of Zululand 2021
Review of papers
  • International:
    • SITE (Society for Information technology & Teacher Education International) conference (2004; Australia)
    • ISLS (International Society of the Learning Sciences) conference (2005, 2008, 2010)
    • IADIS (International Conference on Internet Technologies & Society) (ITS 2010; 2011, 2012)
    • ISIC: Information Seeking in Context (2016, 2018)
    • CoLIS 2019
    • ASIST - SIG ILL International Paper Contest Committee 2018, 2019
    • ICIL2020 (Programme committee; international conference on information literacy)
    • EAHIL2020 – best presentation
  • Local:
 
 
Review of papers
  • International:
    • ALISE2021
    • ASIS&T2021
    • ASIST 2020, 2021
    • ASIST - SIG ILL International Paper Contest Committee 2018, 2019
    • CoLIS 2019; CoLIS 2022
    • EAHIL2020 – best presentation
    • EAHIL2021
    • IADIS (International Conference on Internet Technologies & Society) (ITS 2010; 2011, 2012)
    • ICIL2020 (Programme committee; international conference on information literacy)
    • ISIC: Information Seeking in Context (2016, 2018, 2020)
    • ISLS (International Society of the Learning Sciences) conference (2005, 2008, 2010)
    • SITE (Society for Information technology & Teacher Education International) conference (2004; Australia)
  • Local:
    • Annual Information and Knowledge conference (Johannesburg University)
    • International Conference on Information Literacy (ICIL) 2019
    • IS Zululand 2021
    • LIASA 2021
Review of posters
  • International:
    • ASIS&T (Association for Information Science and Technology) - Information behaviour poster
    • submissions: 2012
Awards committees
  • International:
ASIST (Association for Information Science and Technology) 2013 – Jury panel for doctoral
dissertations submitted for the Proquest reward
ASIS&T (Association for Information Science and Technology) 2018 – Jury panel for best book award
ASIS&T (Association for Information Science and Technology) 2019 – Committee for awards; Chair of the Jury panel for award for Research in Information Science.
ASIS&T International Information Issues: award for best international paper from a developing country, 2018, 2019
 
Review panels
  • National:
    • NRF (National Research Foundation – South Africa): applications for researcher rating, research grants
    • (various occasions – also outside the field of Information Science)
    • NRF review panel for research chair applications (Post Secondary Education and Training (PSET)) (2017).
Conference session chair
  • International:
    • ASIS&T2020 (2 sessions)
    • EAHIL2021
    • ISIC (Information Seeking in Context): 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018
  • Local (international conference:
    • International Conference on Information Literacy (ICIL) 2019
    • LIASA2021
Facilitator:
  • AHILA full-day planning meeting for future of the organisation: August 2015

Grants and promotion reviews

International
 
  • Invited reviewer for international applications for promotion (Bar-Illan University, Ramat Gan, Israel).
  • Research Grants and Partnerships Division, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (research grant)
  • The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
  • University of Botswana
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • University of Namibia

Evaluation status as scientist

NRF: B2: 2021; C1: 2015; C1 2008; C3 2003
 

Other achievements

2020
  • Conference paper with Anika Meyer and Preben Hansen at the ISIC conference earned the Best Local Contribution Award. The paper was titled " A participatory design informed framework for information behaviour studies".
2019
  • Conference paper with Prof Heidi Julien (Buffalo, NY [USA]) at the Canadian Association for Information Science conference earned the Best Overall Paper Award. The paper was titled "Transfer of academic information literacy skills to workplace contexts".
2016
  • De Beer, M., Van der Merwe, M., Ball, L. & Fourie, I. Legal deposit of electronic books - a review of  challenges faced by national libraries (Featured article in The Online Informed Librarian (www.informedlibrarian.com) March issue)
2015
  • Personal Information Management (PIM), reference management and mind maps – the way to creative librarians? (Featured article in The Online Informed Librarian (www.informedlibrarian.com) December 2011 issue
2014
  • Honorarium from the South African Journal of Library and Information Science as appreciation for article reviewers. (Awarded to only a few reviewers)
  • Outstanding reviewer for Online Information Review (an ISI listed journal)
2012
  • Fourie, I. & Ball, L. Promotional strategies for information products and services – aligning with the serious and entertainment facets of information consumers’ lives, Library Hi Tech, 30(4): 683-692. (Featured article in The Informed Librarian Online (www.informedlibrarian.com) November 2012 issue.)
  • Fourie, I. & Fourie, H. Getting it done in time. Library Hi Tech, 31(2). (Featured article in The Informed Librarian Online (www.informedlibrarian.com) May 2013 issue.).
2010
  • Outstanding reviewer for The Electronic Library (an ISI listed journal)
2009
  • Learning from research on the information behaviour of healthcare professionals: a review of the literature 2004-2008 with a focus on emotion. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 26(3):171-186. (ISI listed) Amongst top 20 downloaded articles for the journal for 2009.
2007
  • Learning from Web information seeking studies: some suggestions for LIS practitioners. 2006. The Electronic Library, 24(1):20-37. (Rewarded as Outstanding paper for The Electronic Library, 2006. An ISI listed journal)
2004
  • Librarians and the claiming of new roles: how can we make a difference? Aslib proceedings, 56(1):62-74. (Also featured article in April edition of The Informed Librarian); Selected for inclusion in Emerald Reading List.
2003
Kohlrabi honorary acknowledgement of input (2003 ASI conference) http://www.asindexing.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3606
 
2001
  • The article “The use of CAI for distance teaching in the formulation of search strategies” which appeared in Mousaion, 17(1):48-75, reprinted in Library Trends: 50(1):110-127. (ISI listed)
2000
  • The article “The use of CAI for distance teaching in the formulation of search strategies” which appeared in Mousaion, 17(1):48-75, 1999, has been selected for Top 20 Library Instruction Articles, an annotated bibliography compiled by The Education Committee of ALA’s Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT).
  • Permission requested by the Library and Information Science Department of Musica University to translate the article “Should we take disintermediation seriously?” that appeared in The Electronic Library, 17(1):9-16, in Spanish for the journal Anales de Documentation.
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