Video: “When Searching Is Social: A Panel Discussion with Alison Head and Alex Halavais”
The video embedded below was recorded at Harvard Library on January 27, 2016.
The panel presentation and Q & A with two experts on the topic of social search.
Alison J. Head is Founder and Director of Project Information Literacy (PIL), Research Scientist at the University of Washington Information School, and a Fellow at the metaLAB (at) Harvard.
Alexander Halavais is Associate Professor of Social Technologies in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Arizona State University, where he researches ways in which social media change the nature of scholarship and learning, and allow for new forms of collaboration and self-government.
Direct to Slides
- Search Parties by Alexander Halavais
- The “Socialness” of Search: A Model Of Shared Utility By Alison J. Head
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.