FIMS Profile

Dr. Isola Ajiferuke
Associate Professor

FIMS & Nursing Building Room 4025
Phone: 519-661-2111 x81364

University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B7
Fax: 519-661-3506
iajiferu@uwo.ca
  • Teaching

  • Research

  • Courses Taught

  • Theses Supervised

Teaching
My areas of specialization include research methods and statistics, information systems and technology, information retrieval, knowledge management, and informetrics/webometrics. I am currently teaching the following courses in the MLIS & PhD programs: Statistics, Knowledge Management, and Information Retrieval: Theory and Practice. I am also teaching the Introduction to Information Retrieval course at the undergraduate level in the MIT program.

Research Interests
My research interests include the impact of information and communications technologies, evaluation of information retrieval systems, informetrics/webometrics, and knowledge management. The focus of my current research projects is in the area of webometrics.


GSLIS 506 Quantitative Methods 1989 Summer , 1989 Winter LIS 505 Information Systems and Technology 2006 Summer , 2006 Winter , 2005 Summer , 2004 Summer , 2003 Summer , 2002 Summer , 2002 Winter , 2001 Summer , 2001 Winter LIS 525 Managing Internet Information Services 2001 Summer LIS 601 Information Retrieval: Research and Practice 2007 Summer , 2007 Winter , 2005 Summer , 2005 Winter , 2004 Winter , 2003 Winter , 2002 Winter LIS 644 Knowledge Management 2007 Summer , 2006 Summer , 2004 Summer , 2003 Summer , 2002 Summer LIS 694 Special Topic: Knowledge Management for Information Professionals 2001 Summer LIS 806 Statistical Methods 2003 Winter LIS 840 Information Systems II 2006 Winter , 2005 Winter , 2004 Winter LIS 9006 Online Searching 2013 Summer , 2013 Winter , 2012 Summer , 2012 Winter , 2011 Summer , 2011 Winter , 2010 Summer , 2010 Winter LIS 9503 Knowledge Management 2020 Winter , 2019 Winter , 2018 Winter , 2017 Winter , 2016 Winter , 2015 Summer , 2014 Winter , 2013 Summer , 2012 Summer , 2010 Summer , 2009 Summer LIS 9701 Information Retrieval: Research and Practice 2019 Summer , 2019 Winter , 2018 Summer , 2017 Summer , 2016 Summer , 2015 Summer , 2014 Winter , 2011 Winter , 2009 Winter LIS 9761 Managing Information Technology in Libraries 2019 Summer , 2017 Winter , 2016 Winter , 2011 Summer , 2009 Summer , 2009 Winter LIS 9802 Advanced Research Methods 2 2020 Winter , 2018 Winter LIS 9806 Statistical Methods 2017 Summer , 2016 Summer , 2013 Winter , 2012 Winter , 2010 Winter LIS 9822 Advanced Information Retrieval 2018 Summer MIT 026 Introduction to Information Retrieval 2007 Winter

Sulley, Abdul. Investigating the Use of M-Health for Learning and Clinical Training by Medical Students in Ghana
Phd in Health Information Science, December 2018
Supervisor: Isola Ajiferuke
Elueze, Isioma. Towards Evidence-Informed Agriculture Policy Making: Investigating the Knowledge Translation Practices of Researchers in the National Agriculture Research Institutes in Nigeria
Phd in Library and Information Science, November 2016
Supervisor: Isola Ajiferuke
Nzomo, Peggy. Multilingual Information Access: Practices and Perceptions of Bi/multilingual Academic Users
Phd in Library and Information Science, May 2015
Supervisor: Isola Ajiferuke