Associate Professor David Nichols
Associate Professor (Computer Science)
Qualifications: BSc(Hons) PhD Lancaster PGCertTT Waik CEng MBCS CITP
I received BSc(Hons) (1989) and PhD (1994) degrees in Computer Science from Lancaster University, UK. My PhD focused on Intelligent Learning Environments; after my PhD I was a post-doctoral researcher on digital libraries within the Computing Department at Lancaster.
In 2000/1 I was a visiting lecturer here at Waikato. In 2001/2002 I was a Visiting Lecturer in Digital Libraries at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.
My research interests include:
- Human-information interaction
- Digital Libraries
- Library & Information Science
- User Experience
Zhao, C., Twidale, M. B., & Nichols, D. M. (2018). Acquiring metadata to support biographies of museum artefacts. In M. Dobreva, A. Hinze, & M. Žumer (Eds.), Proc 20th International Conference on Asian-Pacific Digital Libraries: Maturity and Innovation in Digital Libraries (ICADL 2018) Vol. LNCS 11279 (pp. 304-315). Hamilton, NZ: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-04257-8_31 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/12264
Nichols, D. M., & Cunningham, S. J. (2018). Aotearoa's future courts: the technological possibilities for an online court. In ODR Forum (pp. 21-22). Auckland, NZ.
Nichols, D. M., & Twidale, M. B. (2017). Metrics for openness. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68(4), 1048-1060. doi:10.1002/asi.23741 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/10842
Cunningham, S. J., Nichols, D. M., Hinze, A., & Bowen, J. (2016). What's news? Encounters with news in everyday life: A study of behaviours and attitudes. International Journal on Digital Libraries, 17(3), 257-271. doi:10.1007/s00799-016-0187-1 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/10817
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