Donna Lanclos

Donna Lanclos is the Associate Professor for Anthropological Research in the J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte. Her training is in socio-cultural anthropology and folklore; she earned her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to her work in library ethnography, she conducted research among primary school children in Northern Ireland, and published her research in At Play In Belfast (Rutgers University Press, 2003).

There are 2 included publications by Donna Lanclos :

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Re-imagining the users' experience: An ethnographic approach to web usability and space design 2011 2119 The purpose of this paper is to describe the process and work undertaken by the library anthropologist and the Usability Task Force (UTF) for reconfiguring the library's physical and virtual spaces to meet the educational needs and expectations of us...
Sociomaterial texts, spaces, and devices 2015 768 Work on students' study practices posits the digital and material as separate domains, with the ‘digital’ assumed to be disembodied, decontextualised and free-floating, and spaces in the material campus positioned as prototypically ‘traditional’ and ...