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Presentations & Publications

Presentations

Lookingbill, V., Vera, A.N., Wagner, T.L., & Kitzie, V.L. (2021). “We can be our best alliance”: Resilient health information practices of LGBTQIA+ individuals as a buffering response to minority stress. Paper presented at the 2021 iConference, March 17-31.


Kitzie, V., Wagner, T.L., Vera, A.N., & Pettigrew, J. (2020). Using the World Café methodology to support community-centric research and practice in Library and Information Science. Paper presented at ALISE Virtual Annual Meeting, October 20-23. [ALISE/ProQuest Methodology Competition Paper Award Winner]
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Kitzie, V., Wagner, T.L., & Vera, A.N. (2021). “When someone sees me, I am nothing of the norm”: Examining the discursive role power plays in shaping LGBTQ+ health information practices. Short paper presented at the ASIS&T Annual Conference, Virtual Conference, October 23-28.


Kitzie, V., Wagner, T.L., & Vera, A.N. (2020). Understanding the health information practices of LGBTQ+ communities to improve medical librarian services. Paper presented at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, May 15-19.  [3rd place Research Paper Award].


Wagner, T.L. & Kitzie, V.K. (2020). Becoming targets and stepping stones: Mapping queerness and other visibilities in LGBTQ+ health information practices. Paper to be presented at UNC Asheville's 2020 Queer Studies Conference, April 3-5.  (Conference canceled due to COVID-19).


Kitzie, V., Wagner, T.L., & Vera, N. (2020). “In the beginning, it was little whispers…now, we’re almost a roar”: Conceptualizing a model for community and self in LGBTQ+ health information practices. [Lee Dirks Best Paper Award Nominee]. Paper presented at 2020 iConference, Borås, Sweden, March 23-25.


Kitzie, V., Wagner, T.L., Vera, A.N., & Lookingbill, V. (2019). Resituating public library values to leverage the health information practices of South Carolina LGBTQ+ communities. Paper presented at the Library Research Seminar (LRS) 2019 Conference, Columbia, SC, October 16-18.


Kitzie, V.L., Wagner, T.L., Vera, A.N., & Lookingbill, V. (2019). “We try to find something for whatever obstacle might be in our way": Understanding the health information practices of South Carolina LGBTQ+ communities. Paper presented at the South Carolina Medical Librarian Association 69th Annual Meeting, Savannah, GA, October 10-12.


Kitzie, V., Wagner, T.L., Vera, A.N., & Lookingbill, V. (2019). Interrogating how information (re)produces systemic barriers within LGBTQ+ communities to inform global LIS education. Paper presented at the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) 2019 Conference, Knoxville, TN, September 24-26.


Kitzie, V.L., Wagner, T.L., Vera, A.N., & Lookingbill, V. (2019). "Like two beach umbrellas put together": Investigating the health information practices of South Carolina LGBTQ+ communities. Poster presented at the 12th Annual James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture, Columbia, SC, April 23.

 

Publications

Kitzie, V., Wagner, T., & Vera, A. N. (2021). Discursive power and resistance in the information world maps of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual community leaders. Journal of Documentation 77(3), 638-662.


Kitzie, V., Pettigrew, J., Wagner, T.L., & Vera, A.N. (2020). Using the World Café methodology to support community-centric research and practice in Library and Information Science. Library and Information Science Research 42(4).


Vera, A.N., Wagner, T.L., & Kitzie, V. (2020). “When it’s time to come together, we come together”: Reconceptualizing theories of self-efficacy for health information practices within LGBTQIA+ communities. In B.S. Jean, G. Jindal, Y. Liao, and P.T. Jaeger (Eds.) Roles and Responsibilities of Libraries in Increasing Consumer Health Literacy and Reducing Health Disparities (Advances in Librarianship, Vol. 47), Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 263-282. 


Kitzie, V., Wagner, T.L., & Vera, A.N. (2020). “When someone sees me, I am nothing of the norm”: Examining the discursive role power plays in shaping LGBTQ+ health information practices. In the 83rd Annual Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.


Kitzie, V., Wagner, T.L., & Vera, N. (2020). “In the beginning, it was little whispers…now, we’re almost a roar”: Conceptualizing a model for community and self in LGBTQ+ health information practices. [Lee Dirks Best Paper Award Nominee]. In A. Sundqvist, G. Berget, J. NolinKjell, & I. Skjerdingstad (Eds.), Sustainable digital communities: 15th International Conference, iConference 2020, Boras, Sweden, March 23–26, 2020, Proceedings (pp. 15–31). Switzerland, AG: Springer, Cham.


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