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  • Publications with Distinction
    • For the series of articles “The expectation and learning impact framework (ELIF)” (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2021.102456) & “Learning and change through diversity, equity, and inclusion professional development: Academic librarians' perspectives” (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2021.102448) Journal of Academic Librarianship, 46(6); funded by the U of Denver Faculty Research Fund grant, received the following honors:
      • Nominated (with Norda Bell and Zach Valdes) for the American Library Association (ALA) Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research (2022).
      • The second article (“Learning and change through diversity, equity, and inclusion professional development…”) chosen as Featured Article for the October 2021 issue of the Informed Librarian Online, an Emerald Publisher current awareness service.
    • Dali, Keren and Paul T. Jaeger. “Beyond Scholarly Publishing: The Human Dimension of Peer Review in LIS.” The Library Quarterly 88(2): 99-124. – invited for introduction through the Impact Blog by the London School of Economics & Political Science (UK)
    • Dali, Keren and Nadia Caidi. “Diversity by Design.” The Library Quarterly 87, no. 2 (2017): 88-98. – received The ALA David Cohen/ EMIERT Multicultural Award
    • Dali, Keren. “The Way of WalDorF: Fostering Creativity in LIS Programs.” Journal of Documentation 73, no. 3 (2017): 407-431. – nominated by the Journal of Documentation to Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research
    • Dali, Keren and Nadia Caidi. “A Two-Way Street: Building the Recruitment Narrative in LIS Programs.” New Library World 117, no. 7/8 (2016): 499-539. – received Outstanding Paper Award winner in the 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.
    • Dali, Keren. “How We Missed the Boat: Reading Scholarship and the Field of LIS.” New Library World 116, no. 9/10 (2015): 477-502. – received Highly Commended Paper in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence
    • Dali, Keren. “Readers’ Advisory Interactions with Immigrant Readers.” New Library World 111, no. 5/6 (2010): 213-22. - Selected for inclusion in Emerald Reading ListAssist.
  • Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research

    Postdoctoral Research

    • Supported by SSHRC. This large-scale study focuses on Spanish-speaking immigrants living in the Greater Toronto Area (Ontario, Canada) and New York City (USA) and public librarians serving immigrant communities. It is guided by the interdisciplinary approach in organizational engagement & LIS (the study of librarians) and information literacy and diversity management (Spanish-speaking immigrants). Epistemologically guided by phenomenography.

    Doctoral Research

    • The Psychosocial Portrait of Immigration through the Medium of Reading: Leisure Reading and Its Role in the Lives of Russian-Speaking Immigrants in Toronto. The study was guided by the interdisciplinary approach derived from management theory, organizational and social psychology, psychology of immigration, and reading scholarship. Epistemologically guided by hermeneutic phenomenology. Available full-text from the University of Toronto T-space: https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/handle/1807/33803.
  • Books and Book Chapters¬†

    Published Books

    1. Dali, & Thompson, K. (2023, forthcoming). Inglorious pedagogy: Difficult, unpopular, and uncommon topics in LIS education in times of crisis and quiet. ALISE book series. Rowman & Littlefield. In press.
    2. Dali, K. & Caidi, N. (Eds.) (2021). Humanizing LIS education and practice: Diversity by design.
    3. Dilevko, , Dali, K. & Garbutt, G. (2011). Contemporary world fiction: A guide to literature in translation. Libraries Unlimited.

    Published Book Chapters

    1. Dali, K. (2023). The academia-practice gap: It takes two to Original chapter in Dali, K. & Thompson, K. (2023). Inglorious pedagogy: Difficult, unpopular, and uncommon topics in LIS education in times of crisis and quiet. Rowman & Littlefield. In press. (peer-reviewed chapter).
    2. Dali, K. & Jaeger, P.T. (2023). We, who can’t unlearn: (Un)learning and disabled faculty in American (Post)pandemic Original chapter in Dali, K. & Thompson, K. (2023). Inglorious pedagogy: Difficult, unpopular, and uncommon topics in LIS education in times of crisis and quiet. Rowman & Littlefield. in press as of October 2022. (peer-reviewed chapter).
    3. Dali, K. & Caidi, N. (2021). Looking beyond the ‘us versus them’ and retrofitting. In Dali, K. and Caidi, N. (eds.), Humanizing LIS education and practice: Diversity by design (pp. 13-22). Routledge. (not peer-reviewed chapter)
    4. Mehra, B. & Dali, K. (2020). Extending the framework for the benefit of praxis: A strategic literacy-based approach to diversity education (SLADE). In Julien, H., Gross, M. & Latham, D. (eds.). The information literacy framework: Case studies of successful implementation (pp. 220-234). Rowman & Littlefield. (peer-reviewed chapter)
    5. Dali, K. (2018). Integrating social work perspectives into LIS Education: Blended professionals as change agents. In Percel, J. et al. (eds.). Re-envisioning the MLS: Perspectives on the Future of Library and Information Science Advances in Librarianship, 44 (pp. 83–121). Emerald. (peer-reviewed chapter).
    6. Dali, K. & Dilevko, J. (2015). Smoothing the transition: Retraining centers in Canada for immigrant librarians from Eastern Europe and the former Soviet In International Librarianship: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies, Vol. II (162-183). Routledge. (reprint of the peer-reviewed article from Slavic & East European Information Resources).
  • Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
  • Curated Online Content

This portfolio last updated: 04-Feb-2023 10:11 AM