Scholars at the intersection of Fan Studies and LIS
Dr. Abigail DeKosnik, Director of the Berkeley Center for New Media | Twitter
Dr. Ludi Price, China Librarian at SOAS University of London Library, PhD in fan information behaviour & Honorary Visiting Fellow Department of Library & Information Science at City, University of London | Website | Twitter
Readings at the intersection of Fan Studies and LIS
De Kosnik, A. (2016). Rogue Archives: Digital Cultural Memory and Media Fandom. MIT Press.
Fiesler, C. She’s written a ton.
Price, L. (2017). Serious Leisure In The Digital World: Exploring The Information Behaviour Of Fan Communities (Doctoral Dissertation, City, University of London).
Price, L. (2019). Fandom, Folksonomies and Creativity: the case of the Archive of Our Own. Proceedings from The Human Position in an Artificial World: Creativity, Ethics and AI in Knowledge Organization. London, UK: ISKO.
Price, L., & Robinson, L. (2017). “Being in a knowledge space”: Information behaviour of cult media fan communities. Journal of Information Science and Engineering, 43(5), 649–664.
Waugh, A. (2017). Teen nerdfighters: An exploration of engagement in a complex fan community. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science & Technology, 54(1), 821–823.
Waugh, A. (2018). A Nice Place on the Internet: An Exploratory Case Study of Teen Information Practices in an Online Fan Community (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Maryland).
Waugh, A. (2019). Feels Like Home: The Digital Information Practices of Teen Fans. Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults, 10(2).