Amber L. Cushing

Refereed Publications

Cushing, A. L. (2016) (submitted).  Broadening the understanding of access to and use of digital surrogates: Exploring user value of the Walk1916 augmented reality mobile walking tour app.  Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology.

Cushing, A.L. & Dumbleton, O. (2016) (submitted).  "We have to make an effort with it": Exploring the use of stages to help understand the PIM needs of humanities and social science doctoral students.  IFLA Journal.

Cushing, A. L. (2016).  "If it computes, patrons have brought it in": Personal information management and personal technology in public libraries.  Library and Information Science Research 38(1), 81-88.

Cushing, A. L. (2016).   Applying Q method to archival research: a qualitative approach to quantitative study in A. Gilliland, A Lau & S McKemmish (Eds.), Research in the archival multiverse.  Melbourne, Australia: Monash Publishing.

Cushing, A. L. (2013).  A balance of primary and secondary values: Exploring a digital legacy.  International Journal of Content Development & Technology 3(2), 67-94.

Cushing, A. L. (2013). “It's the stuff that speaks to me”:  Exploring the characteristics of digital possessions. Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology 64(8), 1723-1734.

Yakel, E..; Duff, W.; Tibbo, H.; Kriesberg, A. & Cushing, A. (2012). The economic impact of archives: A survey of users of government archives in Canada and the United States. American Archivist 75(2), 297-325.

Cushing, A. L. (2012). Exploring the potential for Q method in the study of personal information management. Presented at the Personal Information Management workshop at Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Seattle, WA.

Clemens, R. & Cushing, A. L. (2010). Beyond everyday life: Information seeking behavior in deeply meaningful and profoundly personal contexts. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Pittsburgh PA.

Cushing, A. L. (2010). The extension of self to digital possessions: Implications for personal archiving. Forum for Archives and Records Management Education and Research, Oxford, UK.

Cushing, A. L. (2010). “I just want more information about who I am”:  The search experience of sperm donor offspring, searching for information about their donors and genetic heritage."  Information Research 15(2).

Cushing, A. L. (2010). Career satisfaction of young archivists: A survey of professional working archivists, age 35 and under. American Archivist 73(2).

Cushing, A. L.  (2010).  The preservation of personal digital information from the perspective of the archives and records management tradition.  Library Hi-Tech 28(2).

Kelly, D., Cushing A., Dostert, M., Niu, X. & Gyllstrom, K. (2010).  Effects of popularity and quality on the usage of query suggestions during information search.  Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Atlanta, GA.

Presentations and Posters

Cushing, A.L. (2016).  How an AR mobile walking tour featuring archival collections can enhance life: Reflections from the Walk1916 project.  Virtual heritage Network Ireland Annual Conference, Cork, Ireland.

Cushing, A.L. & Cowan, B. R. (2016) (poster).  Walk1916: Exploring how a mobile walking tour app can provide value for LAMs.  Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Lacey, F., Cushing, A., Cowan, B., Cullen, S., O'Shea, S. & Waters, J. (2015) (poster) (best poster award).  EastAR Rising: A mobile walking tour of 1916 Easter Rising locations in Dublin. Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DPASSH).  Dublin, Ireland.

Cushing, A. L. (2012). (poster).  “Archival logic”: The identification of archival principles in maintaining digital possessions for a digital legacy.  Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA.

Cushing, A. L. (2012).  (poster) Possession and self extension in digital environments: Implications for maintaining personal information.  Presented at the Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Cushing, A. L. (2011).  Possession and self extension in digital environments.  Presented at the award winning student papers session at the Association for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Cushing, A. L. (2011). (poster)  Self extension and the desire to preserve digital possessions.  Proceedings of the Society of Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Cushing, A. L. (2011).  Information-as-possession: Implications for maintaining digital possessions.  Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Boston, MA.

Cushing, A. L. (2010) Investigating Individuals’ Conscious Decisions to Maintain Digital Possessions. Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI.

Yoon, A., Punzalan, R., Cushing, A. L. (2010). (poster) Economic impact of archives in local communities.  Presented at the Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Cushing, A. L. (2009).  (poster) Understanding interest to inform recruitment: what characteristics of digital curation interest computer science and computer engineering students? Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC.       

Cushing, A. L. (2009). Survey report: Feedback from current and recent students about the SAA Directory of Archival Education. Presented at the Committee on Education Forum, Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.

Cushing, A. L. (2009).  Sense of self in digital objects and personal digital archiving: How we see ourselves in our stuff. Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA.

Cushing, A. L. & Fox, A. (2008). (poster) Career satisfaction of young archivists: preliminary results.  Presented at the Society of American Archivists’ Second Annual Research Forum, San Francisco, CA.