Christine's main research expertise lies in information literacy and lifelong learning. Other themes in which she maintains an active interest in include reflective practice and library and information science research. Through her involvement in the LIS Research Coalition, DREaM Project and the CILIP Library and Information Research Group (LIRG) she has strong interest and expertise in online communities and collaboration, particularly as supported by social media.
When not at Edinburgh Napier University, Christine is a Freelance Information Professional.
To access Christine's external web presence, please see her Linkedin page.
Crawford, J., Irving, C., Smith, L. (2015, June 2015). Information literacy in Scotland: making it mainstream. CILIP Update, 41-43.
Irving, C., Brettle, A., Hall, H. (2015, June). How can information literacy be modelled from a lifelong learning perspective?. Paper presented at Information: interactions and impact (i3) 2015, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Crawford, J., Irving, C. (2014). Information literacy, policy issues and employability. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Comparative Studies, Volume 1, (No. 2), 8—25.
Caddell, M., McIlwhan, R., Irving, C., Smith, C., Smith, S. (2013, June ). Can pay, should pay? Exploring paid and unpaid work opportunities from employer and student perspectives. Paper presented at QAA Enhancement Themes, Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh.See all publications