Skip to main content Mount Royal University - Library

Richard Hayman

Associate Professor & Digital Initiatives Librarian
Richard Hayman's picture
Richard Hayman

Contact:
Email: rhayman@mtroyal.ca
Phone: 403.440.8518
Office: EL4441K
Education
MLIS, University of Alberta (2009)
MA, University of Alberta (2006)
BA honours, McMaster University (2002)

Richard is the subject librarian for Information Design, Philosophy, and Religious Studies. He is a committed educator, researcher, and evidence based practitioner with more than a decade of experience in library instruction and student and faculty research support. He also consults and advises on issues related to open access and scholarly communications, and provides leadership, coordination, and project management expertise for several initiatives that impact campus and beyond.

Professional and Scholarly Interests
• Evidence based practice
• Open access, scholarly communications, and predatory publishing
• Educational technologies and pedagogy

Selected Publications and Presentations
Peer-reviewed publications
• Hayman, R., Smith, E. E., & Storrs, H. (2019). Information behaviour of undergraduate students using Facebook Confessions for educational purposes. Information Research, 24(3), paper rails1809. http://informationr.net/ir/24-3/rails/rails1809.html
• Hayman, R. (2018). LIS practitioner-focused research trends toward open access journals, academic-focused research toward traditional journals [Evidence Summary]. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 13(1), 24-26. https://doi.org/10.18438/eblip29377
• Hayman, R. (2017). Embeddedness creates opportunities for enhanced library liaison services and relationships [Evidence Summary]. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 12(1), 131-133. https://doi.org/10.18438/B87634
• Hayman, R., & Smith, E. E. (2015). Sustainable decision making for emerging educational technologies in libraries. Reference Services Review, 43(1), 7-18. https://doi.org/10.1108/RSR-08-2014-0037
See Richard's online profiles for more:
Google schoarl iconGoogle Scholar
ORCID iD iconORCID

Recent presentations
• Smith, E. E., & Hayman, R. (2019, June). Meaningfully mixing methods for large social media datasets. Paper presented at the Evidence Based Library and Information Practice 10 conference, Glasgow, UK.
• Hayman, R., Smith, E. E., & Storrs, H. (2019, June). “I’ve never felt so done with school before”: Connecting information needs and behaviours from students’ Facebook Confessions. Paper presented at the Evidence Based Library and Information Practice 10 conference, Glasgow, UK.
• Hayman, R. (2019, June). Is it illegitimate evidence? A facilitated discussion on predatory publishing and EBP. Presented at the Evidence Based Library and Information Practice 10 conference, Glasgow, UK.
• Hayman, R., Smith, E. E., & Storrs, H. (2018, November). An analysis of undergraduate students’ anonymous online confessions. Paper presented at the Research Applications in Information and Library Studies (RAILS) annual conference, Melbourne, AUS.
• Hayman, R., & Smith, E. E. (2018, November). Opportunities for engagement and collaboration through digital scholarship. Poster presented at the Research Applications, Information and Library Studies (RAILS) annual conference, Melbourne, AUS.
• Hayman, R., & Smith, E. E. (2018, November). Designing a collaborative professional development series for cultivating a scholarly digital presence. Poster presented at the ASCILITE 35th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education, Geelong, AUS.
• Hall, R., Wakaruk, A., & Hayman, R. (2018, May). Talking to faculty & students about open access. Presented at COPPUL Scholarly Communications Working Group Regional Training Day, Edmonton, AB.

Subject Guides