• Publications with Distinction
    • Dali, Keren. “The right to be included: Introducing a New Model of an Oppressive Workplace Environment Experienced by People with Disabilities.” Information & Learning Science 119, no. 9/10 (2018): 486-513. - nominated for the Emerald Literati Award (2018)
    • 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¬†
    • Mehra, Bharat and Keren Dali. (2020). “Extending the Framework for the Benefit of Praxis: A Strategic Literacy-Based Approach to Diversity Education (SLADE).” In Heidi Julien, Melissa Gross, and Don Latham (Eds.). The Information Literacy Framework: Case Studies of Successful Implementation. New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield.
    • Dali, Keren. “Integrating Social Work Perspectives into LIS Education: Blended Professionals as Change Agents” In Johnna Percel et al. (Eds.). Re-envisioning the MLS: Perspectives on the Future of Library and Information Science Education. Advances in Librarianship. 44 (2018): 83–121.
    • Dilevko, Juris, Keren Dali, and Glenda Garbutt. Contemporary World Fiction: A Guide to Literature in Translation. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2011. http://www.abc- clio.com/product.aspx?id=2147491934
    • Dali, Keren, and Juris Dilevko. “Smoothing the Transition: Retraining Centers in Canada for Immigrant Librarians from Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.” In International Librarianship: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies, Vol. Abingdon, New York: Routledge. (2015): 161-83 (reprint of the article from SEEIR).
  • Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
  • Curated Online Content
  • Journal Articles - Peer Reviewed and Invited
    • Dali, Keren, Clarissa Vannier, and Lindsay Douglass. “Reading Experience Librarianship: Working with Readers in the 21stJournal of Documentation 77, no. 1 (2021), 259-283.
    • Dali, Keren and Leah Brochu. “The Right to Listen: A Not So Simple Matter of Audiobooks.” Library Resources & Technical Services 64, no. 3 (2020): 109-116. 10.5860/lrts.64n3.106-119
    • Dali, Keren and Lindsay McNiff. “Reading Work as a Diversity Practice: A Differentiated Approach to Reading Promotion in Academic Libraries in North America.” Journal of Librarianship and Information Science (JoLIS) (2020) 52, no. 4, 1050-1062. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000620902247
    • Dali, Keren and Lindsay McNiff. (2019). “What Citation Patterns Reveal about Reading Research and Practice in Academic Libraries.” Reference Services Review 47, no. 4 (2019), 570-593.
    • Dali, Keren. “Avoiding a senseless endurance test: Hidden disabilities and interviewing in LIS. The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion 3, no. 1 (2019). Available at: https://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/ijidi/article/view/32265
    • Dali, Keren. “The Lifeways We Avoid: The Role of Information Avoidance in Discrimination against People with Disabilities.” The Journal of Documentation 74, no.6 (2018): 1258-1273.
    • Dali, Keren. “The right to be included: Introducing a New Model of an Oppressive Workplace Environment Experienced by People with Disabilities.” Information & Learning Science 119, no. 9/10 (2018): 486-513.
    • Dali, Keren. “‘Culture Fit’ as ‘Anti-Diversity’: Avoiding Human Resources Decisions that Disadvantage the Brightest. The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion 2, no. 4 (2018). Available at:  https://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/ijidi/article/view/32199. [Editorial]
    • Dali, Keren. “On the Privilege of Being a Diversity Scholar and How We Choose to Use It: Editorial.” The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion 2, no. 3 (2018). Available at: https://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/ijidi/article/view/32189 [Editorial]
    • Chu, C.M., Raju, J., [alphabetically] Albright, K.S., Bothma, T., Chow, A., S., Dali, K., Heco, T., Juznic, P Renon, F., Talavera-Ibarra, A. M. “Building strong LIS education: A call to global and local action: An IFLA BSLISE working group white paper.” (2018). Available at: http://openbooks.uct.ac.za/liseducation/index.php/liseducation/catalog/view/1/1/11-2
    • Dali, Keren and Paul. T. Jaeger. “A Privilege, a Gift, and a Reason for Gratitude: Appreciating the Human Dimension of Peer Review.” The London School of Economics (LSE) Impact Blog. (2018). Available at: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2018/09/11/a-privilege-a-gift-and-a-reason-for-gratitude-appreciating-the-human-dimension-of-peer-review/
    • Dali, Keren and Paul. T. Jaeger. “IJIDI – The New Beginning: A Welcome Editorial.” The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion 2, no. 1/2 (2018). Available at: https://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/ijidi/article/view/32207 
    • Caidi, Nadia and Keren Dali. “Editorial: The Special Issues: The International Diversity by Design Symposium Toronto, ON, Canada (September 13-14, 2017)”. The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion 2, no. 1/2 (2018). Available at: https://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/ijidi/article/view/32208 
    • Dali, Keren and Paul T. Jaeger. “Beyond Scholarly Publishing: The Human Dimension of Peer Review in LIS.” The Library Quarterly 88(2): 99-124.
    • Dali, Keren and Debbie L. Rabina. “On Responsibility in the Classroom and the Ubiquity of Politics: Post-Election Reflections from the U.S. and Canada, by Way of the World.” The Library Quarterly 87, no. 4 (2017): 306-316.
    • Dali, Keren. “The Way of WalDorF: Fostering Creativity in LIS Programs.” Journal of Documentation 73, no. 3 (2017): 407-431.
    • Dali, Keren and Nadia Caidi. “Diversity by Design.” The Library Quarterly 87, no. 2 (2017): 88-98.
    • Dali, Keren. “Readers’ Histories as a Way of Studying and Understanding Multicultural Library Communities,” The Library Review 65, no. 8/9 (2016): 519-34.
    • 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.
    • Dali, Keren, Andrea Lau, and Kevin Risk. “Academically Informed Creative Writing in LIS Programs and the Freedom to be Creative.” Journal of Education for Library & Information Science (JELIS) 56, no. 4 (2015): 298-324.
    • Caidi, Nadia and Keren Dali. “Can We Talk? Perceptions of Diversity Issues by Students with Diverse Backgrounds, and a Rumination on Personal Roads to Systemic Change.” New Library World 116, no. 11/12 (2015): 748-80.
    • Dali, Keren. “How We Missed the Boat: Reading Scholarship and the Field of LIS.” New Library World 116, no. 9/10 (2015): 477-502.
    • Dali, Keren. “Readers Advisory: Can We Take It to the Next Level?” Library Review 64, no. 4/5 (2015): 372-92.
    • Dali, Keren, and Lana Alsabbagh. “Learning about Translators from Library Catalog Records: Implications for Readers’ Advisory.” New Library World 116, no. 5/6 (2015): 264-76.
    • Dali, Keren, and Lana Alsabbagh. “Access to Translated Fiction in Canadian Public ” Reference Services Review 42, no. 4 (2014): 569-602.
    • Dali, Keren. “From Book Appeal to Reading Appeal: Redefining the Concept of Appeal in Readers’ Advisory.” The Library Quarterly 84, no. 1 (2014): 22-48.
    • Dali, Keren. “‘Ask Me What I Read’: Readers’ Advisory and Immigrant Adaptation.” New Library World 114, no. 11/12 (2013): 507-26.
    • Dali, Keren. “Hearing Stories, Not Keywords: Teaching Contextual Readers’ Advisory.” Reference Services Review 41, no. 3 (2013): 474-502.
    • Dali, Keren. “Books in Their Suitcases: Leisure Reading in the Lives of Russian-Speaking Immigrants in Canada. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science (JoLIS) 45, no. 4 (2013): 261-93.
    • Dali, Keren. “Reading Their Way through Immigration: The Leisure Reading Practices of Russian- Speaking Immigrants in Canada.” Library & Information Science Research (LISR) 34, no. 3 (2012): 197-211.
    • Dali, Keren. “Readers’ Advisory in Public Libraries and Translated Fiction.” The Reference Librarian 51, no. 3 (2010): 175-88.
    • Dali, Keren. “Readers’ Advisory Interactions with Immigrant Readers.” New Library World 111, no. 5/6 (2010): 213-22.
    • Dali, Keren and Juris Dilevko. “The Evaluation of International Credentials and the Hiring of Internationally Trained Librarians in Canadian Academic and Public Libraries.” International Information and Library Review (II&LR) 41, no. 3 (2009): 146-62.
    • Dali, Keren and Juris Dilevko. “Smoothing the Transition: Retraining Centers in Canada for Immigrant Librarians from Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.” Slavic and East European Information Resources (SEEIR) 8, no. 1 (2007): 77-102.
    • Dali, Keren and Juris Dilevko. “Toward Improved Collections in Medical Humanities: Fiction in Academic Health Sciences Libraries.” Journal of Academic Librarianship 32, no. 3 (2006): 259-73.
    • Dilevko, Juris and Keren Dali. “Book History and Ideological Hierarchies.” Intercultural Education 17, no. 2 (2006): 221-33.
    • Dilevko, Juris and Keren Dali. “The Self-Publishing Phenomenon and Libraries.” Library and Information Science Research 28, no. 2 (2006): 208-34.
    • Dali, Keren. “Russian-Language Periodicals in Toronto: Information Sources for Immigrants and Records for Documenting Community.” Slavic & East European Information Resources (SEEIR) 6, no. 1 (2005): 57-100.
    • Dali, Keren and Juris Dilevko. “Beyond Approval Plans: Methods of Selection and Acquisition of Books in Slavic and East European Languages in North American Libraries.” Library Collections, Acquisitions and Technical Services 29, no. 3 (2005): 238-69.
    • Dali, Keren. “Reading by Russian-Speaking Immigrants in Toronto: Use of Public Libraries, Bookstores, and Home Book Collections.” International Information and Library Review 36, no. 4 (2004): 341-66.
    • Dilevko, Juris and Keren Dali. “Improving Collection Development and Reference Services for Interdisciplinary Fields through Analysis of Citation Patterns: An Example Using Tourism Studies.” College and Research Libraries 65, no. 3 (2004): 216-41.
    • Dilevko, Juris and Keren Dali. (2004). “Reviews of Independent Press Books in Counterpoise and Other Publications.” College and Research Libraries 65, no. 1 (2004): 56-77.
    • Dilevko, Juris and Keren Dali. “Electronic Databases for Readers’ Advisory Services and Intellectual Access to Translated Fiction not Originally Written in English.” Library Resources and Technical Services 47, no. 3 (2003): 80-95.
    • Dilevko, Juris and Keren Dali. “The Challenge of Building Multilingual Collections in Canadian Public Libraries.” Library Resources and Technical Services 46, no. 4 (2002): 116-37.
    • Dali, Keren. “From Russia with Books: Reading and Readership in the Russian-Speaking Community in Toronto.” Toronto Slavic Quarterly, 2 (2002). Available at: http://sites.utoronto.ca/tsq/02/rusreading.shtml

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