Heidi Julien

Professor and Chair of the Department of Library and Information Studies

Library and Information Studies

 526 Baldy Hall
 (716) 645-1474
 heidijul@buffalo.edu


Information Behavior
Information Literacy/Digital Literacy
Information Practices
Information Literacy
Information Services
Research Methods

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Library and Information Science, University of Western Ontario, London ON, Canada, 1997
  • M.L.I.S., University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada, 1994
  • B.Ed. (with distinction), University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada, 1983

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Edited Works

Julien, Heidi, and Sharon Thompson, eds. Access to Information: Technology, Skills, and Socio-Political Context. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science, Winnipeg, June 3-5, 2004. http://www.cais-acsi.ca/2004proceedings.htm

Chapters in Books (Refereed)

Julien, Heidi, Brian Detlor, and Alexander Serenko. "Information Literacy in the Business School Context: A Story of Complexity and Success." In Developing People's Information Capabilities: Fostering Information Literacy, eds. Mark Hepworth and Geoff Walton, Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing, 2013. (Invited, in press).

Barker, Susan, and Heidi Julien. "Reading for Evidence." In Reading for Evidence and Interpreting Visualizations in Mathematics and Science Education, ed. Stephen P. Norris. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: SensePublishers, 2012, pp. 19-40. (Invited).

Fisher, Karen, and Heidi Julien. "Information Behavior." In Annual Review of Information Science & Technology, ed. Blaise Cronin. Medford, NJ: Information Today, vol. 43, 2009, 317-358. (Invited)

Julien, Heidi. "Experiencing Information Literacy Affectively." In Information and Emotion: The Emergent Affective Paradigm in Information Behavior Research and Theory, ed. Diane Nahl and Dania Bilal, 243-53. Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2007. (Invited)

Julien, Heidi. "Outcomes Assessment in Canadian Higher Education." In Revisiting Outcomes Assessment in Higher Education, ed. Peter Hernon, Robert E. Dugan, and Candy Schwartz, 241-71. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 2006. (Invited)

Julien, Heidi. "Feminist Research for LIS: "Women's Ways of Knowing"." In Theories of Information Behavior: A Researcher's Guide, ed. Karen E. Fisher, Sanda Erdelez, and Lynne (E.F.) McKechnie, 387-91. Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2005. (Invited)

Given, Lisa M., and Heidi Julien. "Finding Common Ground: An Analysis of Librarians' Expressed Attitudes Towards Faculty." In Relationships Between Teaching Faculty and Teaching Librarians: Do You Really Get More Flies with Honey?, ed. Susan Kraat, 25-38. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, Inc., 2005. Published simultaneously in The Reference Librarian 43, nos. 89/90 (2005): 25-38.

Julien, Heidi. "Adolescent Decision-Making for Careers: An Exploration of Information Behaviour." In Youth Information Seeking Behavior: Theories, Models, and Issues, ed. Mary K. Chelton and Colleen Cool, 321-352. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2004. (Invited)

Encyclopedia Entries

Julien, Heidi. "Digital Literacy." In Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology. IGI Global, 2013 (submitted).

Julien, Heidi. "Students' Information Needs and Behavior." In Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, 3rd ed., ed. Marcia Bates and Mary Niles Maack. New York: Marcel Dekker, 2009.

Julien, Heidi. "Research Proposal." in SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods, ed. Lisa Given, 785-786. Los Angeles, CA: Sage, 2008.

Julien, Heidi. "Survey Research." in SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods, ed., Lisa Given, 846-848. Los Angeles, CA: Sage, 2008.

Julien, Heidi. "Content Analysis." in SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods, ed. Lisa Given, 120-122. Los Angeles, CA: Sage, 2008.

Julien, Heidi. "Use of Information." In Encyclopedia of Communication and Information, ed. Jorge Reina Schement, 3:1051-56. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001.

Journal Articles (Refereed)

Julien, Heidi, Lisa Given, and Anna Opryshko, "Photovoice: A Promising Method for Studies of Individuals' Information Practices." In press with in Library and Information Science Research, 2013.

Julien, Heidi, Maria Tan, and Shannon Merillat. "Instruction for Information Literacy in Canadian Academic Libraries: A Longitudinal Analysis of Aims, Methods, and Success." Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 37(2) (2013), 81-102.

Smith, Jorden, Kathleen DeLong, Lisa Given, Heidi Julien, and Dana Ouellette. "Information Literacy Proficiency: Assessing the Gap in High School Students' Readiness for Undergraduate Academic Work." Library and Information Science Research, 35(2) (2013), 88-96.

Detlor, Brian, Lorne Booker, Alexander Serenko, and Heidi Julien. "Student Perceptions of Information Literacy Instruction: The Importance of Active Learning." Education for Information 29(2) (2012), 147-161. Reprinted in Informed Librarian.

Julien, Heidi, Brian Detlor, Alexander Serenko, Rebekah Willson, and Maegan Lavallee. "Preparing Tomorrow's Decision Makers: Learning Environments and Outcomes of Information Literacy Instruction in Business Schools." Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship, 16(4) (October-December 2011), 348-367.

Serenko, Alexander, Brian Detlor, Heidi Julien, and Lorne Booker. "A Model of Student Learning Outcomes of Information Literacy Instruction in a Business School." Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 63(4) (2012), 671–686.

Julien, Heidi, and Kirsty Williamson. "Discourse and Practice in Information Literacy and Information Seeking: Gaps and Opportunities." Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 16(1), paper 458 (2011). http://InformationR.net/ir/16-1/paper458.html

Detlor, Brian, Heidi Julien, Alexander Serenko, Rebekah Willson, and Maegen Lavallee, "Learning Outcomes of Information Literacy Instruction at Business Schools." Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 62(3) (2011), 572-585.

Julien, Heidi, and Shelagh K. Genuis. "Librarians' Experiences of the Teaching Role: A National Survey of Librarians." Library & Information Science Research, 33 (2011), 103-111.

Julien, Heidi, Jen (J.L.) Pecoskie, and Kathleen Reed. "Trends in Information Behavior Research, 1999-2008: A Content Analysis." Library & Information Science Research, 33 (2011), 19-34.

Barker, Susan, and Heidi Julien. "Information to Go: How High School Students Find Information." Alberta Journal of Science Education, 49(1) (2009): 12-19.

Julien, Heidi, and Shelagh K. Genuis. "Emotional Labour in Librarians' Instructional Work." Journal of Documentation, 65(6) (2009): 926-937.

Julien, Heidi, and Jen (J.L.) Pecoskie. "Librarians' Experiences of the Teaching Role: Grounded in Campus Relationships." Library & Information Science Research, 31 (2009): 149-54. [Featured article Sept. 2009 in The Informed Librarian Online, www.informedlibrarian.com ]

Julien, Heidi, and Susan Barker. "How High School Students Evaluate Scientific Information: A Basis for Information Literacy Skills Development." Library & Information Science Research 31 (2009): 12-17.

McKechnie, Lynne (E.F.), Heidi Julien, Shelagh Genuis, and Tami Oliphant. "Communicating Research Findings to Library and Information Science Practitioners: A Study of ISIC Papers from 1996 to 2006." Information Research 13(4), paper 375 (2008). http://InformationR.net/ir/13-4/paper375.html

Julien, Heidi, and Cameron Hoffman. "Canada's Public Libraries: The Training Role." Feliciter 54, no. 2 (April 2008): 74-77.

Julien, Heidi, and Cameron Hoffman. "Information Literacy Training in Canada's Public Libraries." Library Quarterly 78, no.1 (2008): 19-41. (one of LQ's top 20 most accessed articles)

Julien, Heidi. "The Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE): Past, Present, Future." Education for Information 25, no. 2 (2007): 131-40. (Invited).

McKechnie, Lynne (E.F.), Heidi Julien, Jennifer Pecoskie, and Chris Dixon. "The Presentation of the User in Reports of Human Information Behaviour Research." Information Research: An International Electronic Journal 12, no. 1 (2006). http://informationr.net/ir/12-1/paper278.html

Julien, Heidi. "A Longitudinal Analysis of Information Literacy Instruction in Canadian Academic Libraries." Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science 29, no. 3 (2006): 289-313.

Julien, Heidi. "Education for Information Literacy Instruction: A Global Perspective." Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 46, no. 3 (2005): 210-6.

Julien, Heidi, Lynne (E.F.) McKechnie, and Sandra Hart. "A Content Analysis of Affective Issues in Library and Information Science Systems Work." Library & Information Science Research 27, no. 4 (2005): 453-66. [one of top 10 cited articles published in last 5 years, Scopus]

Julien, Heidi, and Reegan Breu. "Instructional Practices in Canadian Public Libraries." Library & Information Science Research 27, no. 3 (2005): 281-301.

Given, Lisa, and Heidi Julien. "Finding Common Ground: An Analysis of Librarians' Expressed Attitudes Towards Teaching Faculty." Reference Librarian 43, nos. 89/90 (2005): 25-38.

McKechnie, Lynne (E.F.), Heidi Julien, George Goodall, and Darian Lajoie-Paquette. "How Human Information Behaviour Researchers Use Each Other's Work: A Basic Citation Analysis Study." Information Research: An International Journal 10, no. 2 (January, 2005). http://informationr.net/ir/10-2/infres102.html

Julien, Heidi, and Stuart Boon. "Assessing Instructional Outcomes in Canadian Academic Libraries." Library & Information Science Research 26, no. 2 (2004): 121-39.

Julien, Heidi, and David Michels. "Intra-individual Information Behaviour." Information Processing and Management 40, no. 3 (2004): 547-62.

Julien, Heidi and Stuart Boon. "What's Happening: Information Literacy in Canada's Academic Libraries." Feliciter 49, no. 6 (2003): 305-7.

Julien, Heidi, and Lisa Given. "Faculty-Librarian Relationships in the Information Literacy Context: A Content Analysis of Librarians' Expressed Attitudes and Experiences." Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science 27, no. 3 (2003): 65-87.

Julien, Heidi, and Sandra Anderson. "The Public Library in ‘Connecting Canadians'." Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science 27, no. 4 (2003): 5-29.

Julien, Heidi, and Stuart Boon. "From the Front Line: Information Literacy Instruction in Canadian Academic Libraries." Reference Services Review 30, no. 2 (2002): 143-9. (Invited) Included in Emerald Reading ListAssist

Julien, Heidi, Jane Robbins, Elisabeth Logan, and Prudence Dalrymple. "Going the Distance: Distance Education in LIS Education." Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 42, no. 3 (2001): 200-5.

Julien, Heidi, and David Michels. "Source Selection among Information Seekers: Ideals and Realities." Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science 25, no. 1 (2000): 1-18.

Julien, Heidi. "Information Literacy Instruction in Canadian Academic Libraries: Longitudinal Trends and International Comparisons." College and Research Libraries 61, no. 6 (November 2000): 510-23.

Julien, Heidi, and Lawrence J. Duggan. "A Longitudinal Analysis of the Information Needs and Uses Literature." Library & Information Science Research 22, no. 3 (2000): 291-309.

Julien, Heidi. "Constructing 'Users' in Library and Information Science." Aslib Proceedings 51, no. 6 (1999): 206-9. (Invited)

Julien, Heidi. "Barriers to Adolescents' Information Seeking for Career Decision Making." Journal of the American Society for Information Science 50, no. 1 (1999): 38-48.

Julien, Heidi. "Adolescent Career Decision Making and the Potential Role of the Public Library." Public Libraries, November/December 1998, 2-7. (Invited)

Julien, Heidi. "User Education in New Zealand Tertiary Libraries: An International Comparison." The Journal of Academic Librarianship 24, no. 4 (July 1998): 301-10.

Julien, Heidi, and Gloria J. Leckie. "Bibliographic Instruction Trends in Canadian Academic Libraries." Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science 22, no. 2 (July 1997): 1-15.

Julien, Heidi. "A Content Analysis of the Recent Information Needs and Uses Literature." Library & Information Science Research 18 (1996): 53-65.