My research utilizes collaborative, co-creation and intersectional approaches to explore issues of information in immigration and settlement. The result of my research is disseminated through diverse academic and professional avenues including journal publications, conference presentations, opinion editorials and membership of committees.
Mabi, M. N. (2020). Viewing immigrant labour integration through an intersectional lens: Information and identity in the settlement of African immigrants to Metro Vancouver, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).
Mabi, M. (2018). Public Libraries Serving Immigrant Communities in Canada/Bibliothèques publiques servant communautés migrantes. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 42(3), 192-207. Published.
Ndumu, A. & Mabi. M. (2021). “(Information) Poor, huddled masses?”: Chatman’s contribution to understanding contemporary immigrant settlement experiences. In Cooke, N & Gibson, A. (Eds). “Chatman Revisited,” Special issue, Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies 3.
Shankar, S., O'Brien, H. L., How, E., Lu, Y., Mabi, M., & Rose, C. (2016). The role of information in the settlement experiences of refugee students. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 53(1), 1-6.
Peer -reviewed Conference Presentations
Greyson, D., Tsai, T., Kitzie, V., Martzoukou, K., & Mabi, M. (2021, October). What’s Next for Information World Mapping? International and Multidisciplinary Uses of the Method. [Panel presentation]. 84th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Salt Late City, USA.
Ndumu, A & Mabi, M. (2021 October 30). Information behavior among Afro-Hispanic immigrants: What demographic and population data tells us (or does not). [Paper presentation]. Special Interest Group for Information Needs, Seeking and Use (SIG-USE) at the 84th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Salt Late City, USA.
Mabi, M. (2019). Viewing immigrant labour integration through an intersectional lens: Information and identity in the settlement of African immigrants to Vancouver, British Columbia. Unpublished poster. Presented at the Canadian Association of Information Science (CAIS) conference, June 4, 2019.
Mabi, M. (2018). Employment integration of immigrants to Canada: An information problem? Unpublished poster. Presented at the 2018 conference if the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), 2018.
Mabi, M. (2015). Everyday life information seeking behaviour of international graduate students. Unpublished poster. Presented at UBC iSchool research day, 2015.
O’Brien, H., How, E., Lu, W., Mabi, M., Rose, C., and Shankar, S. (2016). Information needs and practices of refugee students. Poster Presented at SLAIS research day, 2016.
Mabi, M. (2015, November 13). Preparing for Syrian refugees' arrival to Canada. [Editorial]. The Georgia Straight. Retrieved from http://www.straight.com/news/577236/millicent-mabi-preparing-syrian-refugees-arrival-canada
Mabi, M. (2015, November 23). How UBC can support incoming Syrian refugee students. [Letter]. The Ubyssey. Retrieved from http://www.ubyssey.ca/opinion/letter-how-ubc-can-support-incoming-syrian-refugee-students/