Journal Articles

  • Somerville, M., Mirjamdotter, A., Harjizi, E., Sayyad Abdi, E., Gibney, M., Bruce, C., Stoodley, I. (in press). Creating knowledge, creating change: University Knowledge Centre, Kosovo National Transition. IFLA Journal.
  • Sayyad Abdi, E., Bruce, C., Partridge, H., Watson, J. (2019). Understanding skilled migrants’ information literacy: a qualitative study. Journal of Documentation, 75(4), 892-908.
  • Somerville, M., Chaudhary, N., Mirijamdotter. A., Sayyad Abdi, E. (2019). Informed Systems: Designing together for learning together. Journal of Library Administration, 59(1).
  • Beretta, P., Sayyad Abdi, E., Bruce, C. (2018). Immigrants’ information experience: A literature based framework. Journal of Australian Library and Information Association, 67(4). doi:10.1080/24750158.2018.153167
  • Bruce, C., Demasson, A., Hughes, H., Lupton, M., Sayyad Abdi, E., Maybee, C., Mirijamdotter. A., Somerville, M. (2017) Information literacy and informed learning: Conceptual innovations for IL research and practice futures. Journal of Information Literacy, 11(1), 4-22. doi: 10.11645/11.1.2184
  • Martzoukou, K., Sayyad Abdi, E. (2017). Towards an Everyday Life Information Literacy Mindset: A Review of Literature. Journal of Documentation, 73 (4), 634-665. doi: 10.1108/JD-07-2016-0094
  • Stoodley, I., Sayyad Abdi, E., Bruce, C., Hughes, H. (2017). Learning experiences in a giant interactive space: insights from The Cube. Journal of Further and Higher Education. doi: 10.1080/0309877X.2017.1281888
  • Sayyad Abdi, E., Partridge, H., & Bruce, C. (2016). Web designers and developers experiences of information literacy: A phenomenographic study. Library and Information Science Research. 38 (4), 353-359. doi: 10.1016/j.lisr.2016.11.008.
  • Sayyad Abdi, E., Bruce, C. & Stoodley, I. (2014). The Experience of learning in “The Cube”: Queensland University of Technology’s giant interactive multimedia environment. Informatics, 1(2), 126-146. doi: 10.3390/informatics1020126
  • Sayyad Abdi, E., Partridge, H. & Bruce, C. (2013). Website designers: how do they experience information literacy? Australian Library Journal, 62(1), 40-52. doi:10.1080/00049670.2013.771767

Conference Proceedings

  • Somerville, M., Imhof, R., Bruce, C., Sayyad Abdi, E. (2017) Workplace information literacy: Co-designed information experience-centered systems and practices. In S. Kurbanoğlu, J. Boustany, S. Špiranec, E. Grassian, D. Mizrachi, L. Roy (Eds.), Information Literacy in the Workplace. ECIL 2017. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 810, pp: 3-10.
  • Sayyad Abdi, E., Bruce, C. (2015). From workplace to profession: New focus for the IL discourse. In S. Kurbanoğlu, J. Boustany, S. Špiranec, E. Grassian, D. Mizrachi & L. Roy (Eds.), Information Literacy: Moving Toward Sustainability. ECIL 2015. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 552, pp: 59-69. 

Professional Journal Articles

  • Sayyad Abdi, E., Tait, A., (2019). Research binds us together. INCITE, 40 (7/8).

  • Sayyad Abdi, E. (2018). Putting information experience design to work in your library. INCITE, 39(7/8), 28. Available from

Book Chapters

  • Davis, K., Nguyen, L., Sayyad Abdi, E. (2019). Learning experiences, expectations and preferences of dual-mode degrees: Insights for a framework. In L. Kyei-Blankson, E. Ntuli, J. Blankson (Ed.), Handbook of Research Creating Meaningful Experiences in Online Courses. IGI Global.
  • Sayyad Abdi, E. (2017). Virtuality at work: An enabler of professional information literacy. In M. Forster (Ed.), Information Literacy in the Workplace: New Perspectives. Facet Publishing.
  • Hallam, G., & Sayyad Abdi, E. (Australia-New Zealand Region Eds.) (2017) Global Library and Information Science: a textbook for students and educators – 2nd edition.

Professional Report

  • Bruce, C., Sayyad Abdi, E. & Stoodley, I. (Unpublished). Information and learning in the Cube: vision, implementation and interaction. Available from