My name is Denise Smith. I am an academic health sciences librarian at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. I am interested in information literacy, community engagement, and consumer health information as patient empowerment. I am currently working with an undergraduate student (Chimpanzee19)at McMaster University to improve the following articles:
Research interests and academics
I am also a doctoral candidate in Library and Information Sciences with Wikipedia use as my area of research. I am (slowly) working towards becoming a more active editor on Wikipedia and Wikidata making any contributions of value that fall within my skill set or expertise.
Feel free to ask me about my research interests or for comment on qualitiative research methods, systematic reviews, health librarianship and information/digital literacy.
- Situating Wikipedia as a health information resource in various contexts: a scoping review
- Does the packaging of health information affect the assessment of its reliability? A randomized controlled trial protocol (undergoing peer-review)
- Smith, Denise A. (2020). "Situating Wikipedia as a health information resource in various contexts: A scoping review". PloS One 15 (2): e0228786. ISSN 1932-6203. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0228786.