• Conference Presentations, Posters, Invited Talks
    • Dali, Keren. Invited Talk: “The Role of Information Avoidance in Discriminatory Attitudes toward Disabilities.” UofT, iSchool, February 10, 2021
    • Dali, Keren (session convener). “Transforming LIS Education through Disability Inclusion” (SIG Disabilities in LIS session accepted for the 2020 ALISE conference, Pittsburgh, PA)
    • Dali, Keren and Leah Brochu. “Advocacy for Audiobooks and Diversity by Design” (accepted paper presentation as part of the "Technical Services Education: Transformation and Advocacy" session, for the 2020 ALISE conference, Pittsburgh, PA)
    • Dali, Keren. (convener). "Including Disability in LIS Education and Workplaces: From Local Concerns to Global Vision" - an ALISE Academy session; the 2019 ALISE conference (with Mirah Dow, Kim Thompson, Brady D. Lund, and Kevin J. Mallary).
    • Dali, Keren. “The True Meaning of “Meta”: Contributions of LIS to Social Work Education in a Globalized Learning Environment” (paper delivered at the 2019 ALISE conference, Knoxville, TN).
    • Dali, Keren (convener), Jenny Bossaller, Nadia Caidi, Bharat Mehra, and Kim M. Thompson. The Agony and the Ecstasy of Publishing with Master Students: The importance of Scholarly Publishing for Global Information Professionals (panel delivered at the 2019 ALISE conference, Knoxville, TN).
    • Gross, Melissa (convener), Don Latham, Heidi Julien, Bharat Mehra, Keren Dali, et al. “Information Literacy in a Global Context: Incorporating the ACRL Framework into Preservice Education for Information Professionals” (panel delivered at the 2019 ALISE conference, Knoxville, TN)
    • Oltmann, Shannon, Keren Dali, and Kendra Albright (2019). “Happy Authors, Happy Editors: Tips and Tricks to Getting Published in a Peer-Reviewed Journal.” (panel delivered for the 2019 American Library Association Annual Conference in Washington, DC).
    • Dali, Keren. “Why You Will NOT Be Learning about Reading Behaviors in an LIS Program.” – invited talk delivered at the iSchool, U of Toronto (in the course on information seeking behavior).
    • Dali, Keren. "Librarians as Change Agents: Tapping into Our True Potential through Collaboration with Social Work" (invited presentation delivered at the Toronto Public Library, May 14, 2019)
    • Dali, Keren, Kim M. Thompson, and Paul T. Jaeger (2019). “Beyond Representation: Developing Inclusive Workplaces for Faculty and Staff with Disabilities.” Workshop presented at the 2019 iConference, March 31, 2019, Washington, DC.
    • Dali, Keren. “From Service Provision to Community Engagement: Recent Shifts in Libraries and Information Organizations.” Presentation delivered at the University of Copenhagen, on invitation from Bibliotekarforbundet - The Danish Union of Librarians, Copenhagen, March 5, 2019.
    • Dali, Keren. “If You Have not Done Readers’ Advisory before, You Might Just Get It Right! Sharing North American Experiences (and Mistakes) with Danish Colleagues.” Presentation delivered to the public librarians in Copenhagen, March 4, 2019, Gentofte Centralbibliotek, Hellerup, Denmark.
    • Dali, Keren (convener), Burgess, John, Lee, Shari, and James Vorbach. “Will “Online” go the distance? The Quality of Teaching and Evaluation in Online LIS Education” (panel presented at the 2018 ALISE annual conference, Denver, CO, USA). See proceedings at: https://ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/98928
    • Dali, Keren (convener), Chu, Clara M., Južnic, Primož, Martínez-Arellano, Filiberto Felipe, Raju, Jaya, Tammaro, Anna Maria. “LIS Qualifications, Certification, and the Meaning of ‘Professional’ around the World (panel presented at the 2018 ALISE annual conference, Denver, CO, USA). See proceedings at: https://ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/98928
    • Dali, Keren. “Is Time Up for Discrimination & Bullying in Academia: What Social Work and LIS Can Do to Improve the Psychological Climate on Campus” (paper presented at the SIG Information Ethics session at the 2018 ALISE annual conference, Denver, CO, USA). See proceedings at: https://ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/98928
    • Dali, Keren, Paul T. Jaeger, and Lilith Lee. “Human Dimensions of Peer Review in Information Science” (poster presented at the ASIS&T 2017 annual conference, Silver City, VA, USA)
    • Caidi, Nadia and Keren Dali. “Diversity by design: From concept to action” (poster presented at the ASIS&T 2017 annual conference, Silver City, VA, USA).
    • Dali, Keren. “The right to be included: A curious case of an oxymoron, missing legislation, and academics with disabilities” (paper presented at the Diversity by Design Symposium, Toronto, ON, September 2017). https://idiversitybydesign.com/program-schedule/.
    • Dali, Keren. “There is no pill for an unkind heart: The duty to accommodate and limitations of policies in academic settings” (paper presented at the University of Maryland Disability Summit 2017 “Disability in a Polarized Nation” (April, 2017); http://ipac.umd.edu/disability2017/presentations)
    • Dali, Keren. “Library and Information Studies Professionals as Change Agents: Working on the Intersection of LIS and Social Work.” Speakers’ corner/ colloquium talk given at SLIS, UofA, January 25,
    • Dali, Keren. “Educating Creative Minds: Do Our Pedagogical Practices foster Meaningful Community Engagement?” (paper presented at the 2017 ALISE Conference, Atlanta, GA)
    • Interviewed as an expert for: Beeson, L. “Exploring the health benefits of fiction therapy,” The Toronto Star, 19, 2016. Available at: https://www.thestar.com/life/2016/12/19/exploring-the-health-benefits-of-fiction-therapy.html
    • Dali, Keren. “LIS Professionals as Change Agents: Tapping into Our True Potential through Collaboration with Social Work.” (invited pre-conference workshop presented at the 5th Annual Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science, the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, October 20-21, 2016) http://ipac.umd.edu/events/cidlis2016- workshops.
    • Dali, Keren. “Researching the Experiences of Internationally Educated LIS Professionals in the North American Job Market: Implications for Education Quality Assessment” (paper presented at the 2016 IFLA Satellite Meeting co-organized by the Section on Education and Training and Section on Library Theory and Research, August 10, 2016, Dublin, OH, USA). Full-text
    • Participating in the development of a Signature Area for the U of Alberta “Stories about Change” in collaboration with the Faculty of Arts; identified as one of the group leaders (until winter 2017)
    • Dali, Keren and Nadia Caidi (organizers); John Bertot, Anita Komlodi and Chirag Shah (facilitators). “From Information Professionals to Information Creatives: On Educating Future Generations in iSchools.” A Session for Interactive Engagement (SIE); the 2016 iConference in Philadelphia, PA, USA (March, 2016).
    • Dali, Keren. “LIS Professionals and Social Work: Facilitating the Change and Transition of Immigration” (paper presented at the 2016 ALISE Conference, Boston, MA, USA). https://alise2016.sched.org/event/5aow/session-31-c-juried-paper-lis-professionals-and-social-work- facilitating-the-change-and-transition-of-immigration).
    • Dali, Keren and Rich Gazan. “Changing It Back for the Better: Expanding the Use of Oral Exams in LIS” (paper presented at the 2016 ALISE Conference; SIG for Innovative pedagogies, Boston, MA, USA. https://alise2016.sched.org/event/5DpV/session-12-sig-session-innovative-pedagogies-in-lis- education).
    • Caidi, Nadia and Keren Dali. “A Different Kind of Diversity: Ruminations on the (Un)attractiveness of LIS Programs to Culturally Diverse Students” (paper presented at the 2015 ALISE Conference, Boston, MA, USA. https://alise2016.sched.org/event/5apa/session-72-a-juried-paper-a-different- kind-of-diversity-ruminations-on-the-unattractiveness-of-lis-programs-to-culturally-diverse-students)
    • Dali, Keren (convener), John M. Budd (U of Missouri), Clara M. Chu (U of Illinois, Urbana), and Heather O’Brien (UBC). “Making an Impact through Experiential Learning.” Panel presentation at the 78th Annual Conference of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), 2015, St. Louis, MO, USA. https://asist.org/events/annual-meeting/annual-meeting- 2015/making-an-impact-through-experiential-learning/
    • Dali, Keren and Diane Granfield. “Promoting Reading for Pleasure in Academia to Educate the ‘Whole Person’” (paper presented at the Canadian Applied Literature Association [CALA], June 2, 2015).
    • Dali, Keren, Andrea Lau, and Kevin Risk. “Is there a place for creative writing in LIS programs?” Presentation at the SIG on Innovative Pedagogies, Association for Library and Information Science Education [ALISE], Chicago, January 29,
    • Dali, Keren. “The Whole of Life,” or Why Teach and Study Reading in LIS Programs?” Invited talk at the iSchool, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, October 21,
    • Dali, Keren. “Serving Immigrant Readers More effectively.” Key-note address at the “RA [Readers’ Advisory] in Half a Day” conference, British Columbia Library Association, Vancouver, October 20, 2014.
    • Dali, Keren, Gwen Fisher, Jordan Patterson, Kate Restivo, and Matthew Rohweder. “Readers’ Advisory in Academic Libraries.” Poster presented at the Ontario Library Association Superconference (January 2014). View here: http://reading.ischool.utoronto.ca/wp- content/uploads/2014/02/OLA-poster-final-Jan21.pdf
    • Dali, Keren. “Reading and Immigrant Communities.” Invited speech and workshop delivered at the “RA in a Day” [RA=Readers’ Advisory] Conference, Ontario Public Library Association, November 15, 2013, Toronto Reference Library, Toronto. https://accessola.org/OLAWEB/OPLA/RA_Day_Conference_Resources.aspx?WebsiteKey=39 7368c8-7910-4dfe-807f-9eeb1068be31&hkey=fcbaf687-eb87-48de-b7b9-e7b4427f9403.
    • Caidi, Nadia, Keren Dali, and Costis Dallas (alphabetical order). “The Many Faces of Partnership: Partnership-Based Education and Graduate Professional Programs.” Panel presentation at the 8th Annual Teaching & Learning Symposium “Learning across & beyond Borders”, October 2, 2013, Hart House, University of
    • Dali, Keren. “Reading Transnationalism from Below: Ethnic and Transnational Communities of Russian-Speaking Readers.” Presentation at the SHARP conference, Helsinki, Finland, August 18, 2010. http://www.helsinki.fi/sharp2010/abstracts/2E.pdf .
    • Dali, Keren. “Reading Practices of Immigrants.” Poster Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Library Association (CLA), Montreal, May 31,
    • Dali, Keren. “International LIS Credentials and Internationally Trained Librarians in Canada.” Poster Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Library Association (CLA), Montreal, May 31, 2009 (based on the study conducted in collaboration with Juris Dilevko).
    • Dali, Keren. “The Role of Leisure Reading in the Lives of Russian-Speaking Immigrants in Toronto.” Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS), Carleton University, Ottawa, May 23,
    • Dali, Keren and Juris Dilevko. “Retraining Centres in Canada for Immigrant Librarians from Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.” Presentation at the Faculty of Information Studies (FIS) Research Day, March 30,
    • Dali, Keren and Juris Dilevko. “Smoothing the Transition: Retraining Centres for East European (EE) Immigrant Librarians in Canada.” Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS), York University, Toronto, May 28,

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