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I am a Senior Lecturer in Information Science and the Course Director for the MSc/PGDip in Information and Library Studies in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences.
My research areas include non-text information indexing and retrieval, qualitative methods for visual information, Emotional Information Retrieval (EmIR), information organisation, user behaviours on social media, and online health information preferences.
You can view my full CV at https://personal.cis.strath.ac.uk/diane.pennington/.
- Non-text information indexing and retrieval
- Information organisation
- Emotional Information Retrieval (EmIR)
- Information engagement
- Online health information preferences
I teach Organisation of Knowledge as well as Library Technology & Systems for our MSc/PGDip in Information and Library Studies. I also supervise MSc and PhD research projects.
Prior to arriving at the University of Strathclyde, I taught classes in research methods and statistics, online searching, systems analysis, social media for libraries, database design, web usability, web development, metadata, indexing/abstracting, and cataloguing/classification.
Expertise & Capabilities
- Qualitative research methods
- Information organisation
- Online consumer health information search and retrieval
- Indexing, search, and retrieval of non-text information
- Database design and implementation
- User-centred design and usability
- Library technology systems
- Systems analysis
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Doctor of Philosophy, University of North Texas
Award Date: 1 Jan 2006
Master of Science, University of North Texas
Award Date: 1 Jan 2001
Bachelor of Arts, University of North Texas
Award Date: 1 Jan 1996
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Shifting paradigms for dementia: Involving people living with dementia across research, policy and practice
Gibson, G. & Pennington, D.
1/08/17 → 28/02/18
Project: Research - Institute
Belabbes, M. A., Ruthven, I., Moshfeghi, Y. & Pennington, D., 25 May 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Documentation.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile38 Downloads (Pure)
"She seems more human": understanding Twitter users' credibility assessments of dementia-related informationAlhayan, F., Pennington, D. & Ruthven, I., 2 Mar 2022. 24 p.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile3 Downloads (Pure)
Diane Pennington (Speaker)7 Mar 2018
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Oral presentation