Joan Bartlett

Academic title(s): 

Associate Professor

Joan Bartlett
Contact Information
Email address: 
joan.bartlett [at]
  • PhD, Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto. Dissertation: Connecting Bioinformatics Analysis to Scientific Practice: An Integrated Information Behaviour and Task Analysis Approach
  • MLS, Faculty of Library and Information Science, University of Toronto
  • BSc (Molecular Genetics and Molecular Biology), University of Toronto
  • GLIS 619
  • GLIS 671
  • GLIS 673
  • GLIS 679
Graduate supervision: 
Professional activities: 
  • Faculty Member - McGill Centre for Bioinformatics
Research areas: 
Bioinformatics & biomedical information
Information interaction
Information literacy
Information seeking & use
Current research: 
2016-2022 SSHRC Insight Grant
Metaliteracy for well-being: Design criteria for information systems
Joan Bartlett (PI)
Selected publications: 

Bartlett, J.C. (2020). Information literacy and science misinformation. In K. Dalkir & R. Katz (Eds.) Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World. (pp. 1-17) IGI Global.

Bartlett, J.C. & Dalkir, K. (2020). Librarianship and beyond: the twenty-year evolution of an interdisciplinary curriculum. Education for Information, 36(2), 139-155.

Bartlett, J.C., Frissen, I. & Beheshti, J. (2020). Comparing academic and everyday-life information seeking behavior among millennial students. In Proceedings of ACM CHIIR’20, 402-406.

Fraser, K.-L., & Bartlett, J. (2018). Fear at first sight: library anxiety, race, and Nova Scotia. Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 13(2).

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