Brian Detlor

Dr. Brian Detlor

Professor / Area Chair, Information Systems

Faculty, Information Systems

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BIO

Dr. Brian Detlor is Professor and Area Chair (Information Systems) at the DeGroote School of Business and Vice-Chair of the McMaster Research Ethics Board. His current research investigates the efficacy of digital literacy training programs offered by community organizations, such as public libraries and social service agencies. His research seeks to explore ways to enhance the digital literacy skills and online mobility of older adults.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

May 2024

A Community Partnership Approach To Digital Literacy Training For Older Adults Between Public Libraries And Seniors’ Organizations

JOURNAL : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF INFORMATION AND LIBRARY SCIENCE

CONTRIBUTORS: Raghad Elgamal, , Brian Detlor, Heidi Julien, Alexander Serenko
October 2023

Pathways To Positive Change: Exploring Research Engagement In Practice Contexts

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Sarah Polkinghorne, Lynne Bowker, Brian Detlor, Mary Greenshields, Dana Mckay
July 2023

Exploring The Digital Literacy Needs And Training Preferences Of Older Adults Living In Affordable Housing

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY IN HUMAN SERVICES

CONTRIBUTORS: Kaitlin wynia Baluk, Brian Detlor, , Carmela Alfaro-laganse
October 2022

Community?led Digital Literacy Training: Toward A Conceptual Framework

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Heidi Julien, , Alexander Serenko
October 2022

Everyday Information Behavior Of Marginalized Communities In The Global South: Informal Transportation As Example

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Ina Fourie, Naresh k Agarwal, Diane h Sonnenwald, Heidi Julien, Abebe Rorissa, Brian Detlor
January 2022

Digital Literacy Training In Canada, Part 2: Defining And Measuring Success

JOURNAL : THE LIBRARY QUARTERLY

CONTRIBUTORS: Heidi Julien, David Gerstle, Brian Detlor, , Alexander Serenko
November 2020

Understanding Digital Literacy Training Success: An Exploration Across Canada

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF CAIS / ACTES DU CONGRèS ANNUEL DE L ACSI

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Heidi Julien
October 2020

Success Factors Affecting Digital Literacy Training Initiatives Led By Local Community Organizations

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Heidi Julien
October 2019

Digitization & Challenges To Democracy

CONTRIBUTORS: Sara Bannerman, Tony Porter, , , Brian Budd, Liam Midzain-gobin, Nicole Goodman, Devin Ouellette, Sarah Shoker, Nowrin Tabassum, , Marcel Goguen, Brian Detlor, Brian Detlor, Dominik Stecula, Ameil Joseph, , Angela Orasch
January 2019

The Efficacy Of Digital Literacy Training Initiatives Led By Local Community Organizations

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Mona Nasery, Heidi Julien
September 2018

Connecting People With City Cultural Heritage Through Proximity-based Digital Storytelling

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF LIBRARIANSHIP AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

CONTRIBUTORS: Fariba Nosrati, Claudia Crippa, Brian Detlor
August 2018

The Use Of Ibeacon Proximity-based Technologies By Libraries To Foster City Cultural Heritage

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF CAIS / ACTES DU CONGRèS ANNUEL DE L ACSI

CONTRIBUTORS: Fariba Nosrati, Claudi Crippa, Brian Detlor
August 2018

The Role Of Media On User Satisfaction With City Cultural Digital Stories: A Case Study

JOURNAL : AMCIS 2018 PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Fariba Nosrati, Brian Detlor
January 2017

Connecting People With Their Communities Through Proximity?based Digital Storytelling

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Fariba Nosrati, Claudia Crippa
November 2016

Digital Storytelling: An Opportunity For Libraries To Engage And Lead The Community

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF CAIS / ACTES DU CONGRèS ANNUEL DE L ACSI

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Maureen Hupfer,
2016

Digital Storytelling And Memory Institutions: A Case Study Using Activity Theory

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Maureen Hupfer,
October 2015

The Satisfaction And Use Of Research Ethics Board Information Systems In Canada

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF EMPIRICAL RESEARCH ON HUMAN RESEARCH ETHICS

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor,
January 2015

Promoting Academic Library Research Through The “faculty-member-in-residence” Program

JOURNAL : THE JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIANSHIP

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Vivian Lewis
August 2014

Business Process Redesign Project Success: The Role Of Socio-technical Theory

JOURNAL : BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT JOURNAL

CONTRIBUTORS: Junlian Xiang, Norman Archer, Brian Detlor
October 2013

Information Literacy Learning Outcomes: Critical Factors In The Learning Environment

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF CAIS / ACTES DU CONGRèS ANNUEL DE L ACSI

CONTRIBUTORS: Heidi Julien, Brian Detlor, Alexander Serenko, Rebekah Willson, Maegan Lavallee
October 2013

The Effects Of Information Literacy Instruction On Business Students

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF CAIS / ACTES DU CONGRèS ANNUEL DE L ACSI

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Lorne Booker, Heidi Julien, Alexander Serenko
January 2013

Information Quality And Community Municipal Portal Use

JOURNAL : GOVERNMENT INFORMATION QUARTERLY

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Maureen Hupfer, Umar Ruhi, Li Zhao
December 2012

Factors Affecting The Adoption Of Online Library Resources By Business Students

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Lorne d Booker, Brian Detlor, Alexander Serenko
September 2012

Student Perceptions Of Information Literacy Instruction: The Importance Of Active Learning

JOURNAL : EDUCATION FOR INFORMATION

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Lorne Booker, Alexander Serenko, Heidi Julien
April 2012

A Model Of Student Learning Outcomes Of Information Literacy Instruction In A Business School

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Alexander Serenko, Brian Detlor, Heidi Julien, Lorne d Booker
November 2011

Dancing With Digital Natives: Staying In Step With The Generation That's Transforming The Way Business Is Done

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor
October 2011

Preparing Tomorrow's Decision Makers: Learning Environments And Outcomes Of Information Literacy Instruction In Business Schools

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF BUSINESS & FINANCE LIBRARIANSHIP

CONTRIBUTORS: Heidi Julien, Brian Detlor, Alexander Serenko, Rebekah Willson, Maegen Lavallee
March 2011

Learning Outcomes Of Information Literacy Instruction At Business Schools

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Heidi Julien, Rebekah Willson, Alexander Serenko, Maegen Lavallee
February 2011

Special Section Editorial

JOURNAL : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Chu wei Choo
2010

Internal Factors Affecting The Adoption And Use Of Government Websites

JOURNAL : ELECTRONIC GOVERNMENT AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Maureen Hupfer, Umar Ruhi
2009

Information Seeking And Use In Diverse Organizational Contexts

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Chun wei Choo, Maureen Mackenzie, Don Turnbull, Matt Ratto
October 2008

The Complexity And Value Of Managing In The Digital Environment

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Don Turnbull, Maureen Mackenzie, James p Smith
March 2008

Information Culture And Information Use: An Exploratory Study Of Three Organizations

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Chun wei Choo, Pierrette Bergeron, Brian Detlor, Lorna Heaton
January 2008

The Google Online Marketing Challenge: A Multi?disciplinary Global Teaching And Learning Initiative Using Sponsored Search

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Bernard j Jansen, Mark a Rosso, Dan Russell, Brian Detlor
October 2007

Information Behavior Realities In Organizations

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Chun wei Choo, Pierrette Bergeron, Lorna Heaton
March 2007

End-user Adoption Of Animated Interface Agentsin Everyday Work Applications

JOURNAL : BEHAVIOUR AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Alexander Serenko, Nick Bontis, Brian Detlor
2007

Building Government Portals That Work: Guiding Principles From Community Informatics

JOURNAL : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ELECTRONIC BUSINESS

CONTRIBUTORS: Umar Ruhi, Paul Takala, Brian Detlor, Maureen Hupfer
December 2006

Working With Information: Information Management And Culture In A Professional Services Organization

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF INFORMATION SCIENCE

CONTRIBUTORS: Chun wei Choo, Colin Furness, Scott Paquette, Herman Van den berg, Brian Detlor, Pierrette Bergeron, Lorna Heaton
October 2006

Investigating The Determinants Of Satisfaction And Usage Of Mobile It Services In Four Countries

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF GLOBAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

CONTRIBUTORS: Ofir Turel, Alexander Serenko, Brian Detlor, Mikael Collan, Inwoo Nam, Jussi Puhakainen
June 2006

Gender And Web Information Seeking: A Self?concept Orientation Model

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Maureen Hupfer, Brian Detlor
May 2006

Academic Library Web Sites: Current Practice And Future Directions

JOURNAL : THE JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIANSHIP

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Vivian Lewis
January 2005

Knowledge Management Practices In Organizations Undergoing Fundamental Change

JOURNAL : PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Bill Edgar, Brian Detlor, Maureen Mackenzie, Don Turnbull
October 2004

Intelligent Agents As Innovations

JOURNAL : AI & SOCIETY

CONTRIBUTORS: Alexander Serenko, Brian Detlor
September 2003

Agent Toolkit Satisfaction And Use In Higher Education

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF COMPUTING IN HIGHER EDUCATION

CONTRIBUTORS: Alexander Serenko, Brian Detlor
July 2002

Agent Toolkits: A General Overview Of The Market And An Assessment Of Instructor Satisfaction With Utilizing Toolkits In The Classroom

CONTRIBUTORS: Alexander Serenko, Brian Detlor, University michael g degroote school of business Mcmaster
January 1999

Information Design: The Knowledge Architect's Toolkit.

JOURNAL : KNOWLEDGE ORGANIZATION

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor

Digital Literacy Training For Canadians. Part I: “it’s Just Core Public Works”

CONTRIBUTORS: , H Julien, Brian Detlor, Brian Detlor, A Serenko

“because I’m Old”: The Role Of Ageism In Older Adults’ Experiences Of Digital Literacy Training In Public Libraries

JOURNAL : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION

CONTRIBUTORS: , , Brian Detlor, H Julien, D Gerstle, A Serenko

Viewpoint: Information Management

JOURNAL : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT: THE JOURNAL FOR INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor

Tips For Tracking Web Information Seeking Behavior

JOURNAL : HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH ON WEB LOG ANALYSIS

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Maureen Hupfer, Umar Ruhi

The Case Of Myhamilton.ca

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Paul Takala, Umar Ruhi, Maureen Hupfer

Managing In The Digital Environment: The Case Of Myhamilton.ca

JOURNAL : BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Paul Takala, Umar Ruhi, Maureen Hupfer

Users And Usage Of Community Portals: The Myhamilton. Ca Experience

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Maureen Hupfer, Umar Ruhi, Paul Takala

User Adoption Of Interface Agents For Electronic Mail /

CONTRIBUTORS: Alexander Serenko, Brian Detlor, Michael G degroote school of business

Pre-purchase Online Information Seeking: Search Versus Browse.

JOURNAL : J. ELECTRON. COMMERCE RES.

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Susan Sproule, Chris Gupta

The Effect Of Knowledge Management Context On Knowledge Management Practices: An Empirical Investigation

JOURNAL : THE ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT VOLUME

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Umar Ruhi, Ofir Turel, Pierrette Bergeron, Chun Choo, Lorna Heaton, Scott Paquette

Youth, Civic Participation And Electronic Government

CONTRIBUTORS: Kim Finn, Brian Detlor

Utilizing Web Information Systems For Organizational Knowledge Work: An Investigation Of The Information Ecology And Information Behaviors Of Users In A Telecommunications Company

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor

Fostering Robust Library Portals: An Assessment Of The Mcmaster University Library Gateway

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

July 2021

Digital Storytelling: An Augmented Reality Approach For Historical Archives

CONFERENCE : INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION AND NEW LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES

CONTRIBUTORS: , Michael Egan, Brian Detlor, Maureen Hupfer, Daven Bigelow, Rehan Theiveehathasan, Simon Ma, Calvin Hillis
October 2020

Local Community Digital Literacy Training

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Heidi Julien, Rose tara La, Alexander Serenko
October 2020

Local Community Digital Literacy Training

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Heidi Julien, Rose tara La, Alexander Serenko, Digital transformation research centre mdtrc Mcmaster
January 2020

Power Of Stories In Transferring Information: Evidence From A Digital Storytelling Initiative

CONFERENCE : 26TH AMERICAS CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION SYSTEMS, AMCIS 2020

CONTRIBUTORS: F Nosrati, Brian Detlor
2018

The Role Of Media On User Satisfaction With City Cultural Digital Stories: A Case Study Emergent Research Forum (erf)

CONFERENCE : AMCIS 2018 PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Fariba Nosrati, Brian Detlor
April 2017

Digital Storytelling And City Cultural Organizations

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Digital transformation research centre mdtrc Mcmaster
December 2012

Factors Affecting The Adoption Of Online Library Resources By Business Students

CONFERENCE : 18TH AMERICAS CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION SYSTEMS 2012, AMCIS 2012

CONTRIBUTORS: Ld Booker, Brian Detlor, A Serenko
January 2011

Information Management

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor
December 2010

An Empirical Investigation Of Student Learning Outcomes Of Information Literacy Instruction In A Business School

CONFERENCE : ACIS 2010 PROCEEDINGS - 21ST AUSTRALASIAN CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION SYSTEMS

CONTRIBUTORS: A Serenko, Brian Detlor, H Julien, L Booker
January 2009

Online Information Seeking: Understanding Individual Differences And Search Contexts

CONFERENCE : 15TH AMERICAS CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION SYSTEMS 2009, AMCIS 2009

CONTRIBUTORS: Maureen Hupfer, Brian Detlor, E Toms, V Trifts
January 2009

Successful Community Municipal Portal Diffusion: Internal Government Factors And Individual Perceptions

CONFERENCE : 15TH AMERICAS CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION SYSTEMS 2009, AMCIS 2009

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Maureen Hupfer, L Zhao, U Ruhi
January 2009

A Citizen-centric Framework For E-government Services Use

CONFERENCE : PROCEEDINGS OF 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON E-GOVERNMENT, ICEG 2009

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Maureen Hupfer, U Ruhi, L Zhao
2009

Outcomes Of Information Literacy Instruction For Undergraduate Business Students

CONFERENCE : PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Heidi Julien, Brian Detlor, Alexander Serenko, Rebekah Willson, Maegen Lavallee
2007

Message From The Chairs

OTHER : 8TH WORLD CONGRESS ON THE MANAGEMENT OF E-BUSINESS, WCMEB 2007 - CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Khaled s Hassanein, Milena Head, Brian Detlor
January 2004

Tailoring The Design Of Web Shopping Sites For Both Product Browsing & Product Searching

CONFERENCE : ADVANCES IN CONSUMER RESEARCH, VOLUME XXXI

CONTRIBUTORS: A Harold, Brian Detlor, Be Kahn, Mf Luce
January 2004

Library Portals: The Impact Of The Library Information Environment On Information Seeking Success

CONFERENCE : PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Vivian Lewis
February 2000

Information Seeking On The Web: An Integrated Model Of Browsing And Searching

CONFERENCE : FIRST MONDAY

CONTRIBUTORS: Chun wei Choo, Brian Detlor, Dan Turnbull
January 2000

Working The Web: An Empirical Model Of Web Use

CONFERENCE : PROCEEDINGS OF THE HAWAII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SYSTEM SCIENCES

CONTRIBUTORS: Cw Choo, Brian Detlor, D Turnbull
January 1998

Basing Intranet Design On The Organizational Information Environment And User Information Behaviour

CONFERENCE : INFORMATION SCIENCE AT THE DAWN OF THE NEXT MILLENNIUM

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Eg Toms, Dg Campbell, J Dunn
January 1998

Facilitating Organizational Information Access In Global Network Environments: Towards A New Framework For Intranet Design

CONFERENCE : ASIS '98 - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 61ST ASIS ANNUAL MEETING, VOL 35, 1998

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Cm Preston
1998

A Behavioral Model Of Information Seeking On The Web - Preliminary Results Of A Study Of How Managers And It Specialists Use The Web

CONFERENCE : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASIS ANNUAL MEETING

CONTRIBUTORS: Cw Choo, Brian Detlor, D Turnbull

Toward The Development Of A Framework For Research Collaboration Between Public Libraries And Universities

CONTRIBUTORS: , , Brian Detlor,

A Behavioral Model Of Information Seeking On The Web - Preliminary Results Of A Study Of How Managers And It Specialists Use The Web

CONFERENCE : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASIS ANNUAL MEETING

CONTRIBUTORS: Chun Choo, Brian Detlor, Don Turnbull

Promoting Digital Literacy Through Public Libraries

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, , Heidi Julien, Alexander Serenko, Paul Takala, Jefferson Gilbert, Rebecca Raven

Knowledge And Information Management Practices In Knowledge-intensive Organizations: A Case Study Of A Québec Public Organization 1

CONTRIBUTORS: Pierrette Bergeron, Lorna Heaton, Chun Choo, Brian Detlor

Facilitating Organizational Information Access In Global Network Environments: Towards A New Framework For Intranet Design

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor

Online Information Seeking: Understanding Individual Differences And Search Contexts.

CONTRIBUTORS: Maureen Hupfer, Brian Detlor, Elaine Toms, Valerie Trifts

Successful Community Municipal Portal Diffusion: Internal Government Factors And Individual Perceptions.

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Maureen Hupfer, Li Zhao, Umar Ruhi

Adoption And Use Of Community Municipal Portals.

CONTRIBUTORS: Brian Detlor, Maureen Hupfer, Umar Ruhi

Coda

CONTRIBUTORS: Chun Choo, Brian Detlor, Don Turnbull