A note on terminology

Recently, I decided to stop using the term LGBTQ+ when talking about my research, and begin using the phrase “sexual and gender minority” (SGM). Especially with my being a non-binary bisexual person, this was a thoughtful consideration, though one that I’m not certain I’ll continue to utilize throughout my research. As the 7th edition of … Continue reading A note on terminology

AI chatbots and mental health apps

In Spring 2019, I took a Social Informatics course from Dr. Colin Rhinesmith.  During the class, I focused my research mostly on mental healthcare apps and LGBTQ mental healthcare needs.  This generated what I hope others find to be a helpful bibliography.  Please be aware that this bibliography was generated by Zotero and I have … Continue reading AI chatbots and mental health apps

Data science + LIS = LEADS-4-NDP

I am very excited to say that I will be a LEADS-4-NDP 2019 Fellow! Data science and information science have many similarities, so close that researchers have used information science’s trajectory to understand the development of data science (Mayrnik, M., 2018). As a LIS doctoral student who works as the research associate on a data science initiative, … Continue reading Data science + LIS = LEADS-4-NDP