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Academic Staff

Maria Henkel B.A., M.A.

Building: 24.53
Floor/Room: 01.92
Phone +49 211 81-14995
Fax +49 211 81-12917

Office Hours

Open door during the lecture period: Tue. 14:00

During the semester break and for private appointments send me an email. :-)



Thesis and Project Topics for Students


• Activity Trackers and other Self-Quantification Systems

• Information Literacy, e.g., Education in Libraries and other Institutions

• Children's Media and Information Literacy

• Open Educational Resources (OER)

• Open Science

• Data Mining and Data Visualization

• Syntactic Indexing




(010) Henkel, M., & Stock, W. G. (2016). “We have big plans.” – Information literacy instruction in academic and public libraries in the United States of America. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Library and Information Science, July 12-14, 2016, Kyoto, Japan (pp. 159-175). Taipeh, Taiwan: International Business Academics Consortium.

(009) Henkel, M. (2015). Educators of the Information Society: Information Literacy Instruction in Public and Academic Libraries of Canada. In Information Science with Impact: Research in and for the Community. Proceedings of the 78th ASIS&T Annual Meeting, November 6-10, 2015, St. Louis, Missouri.

(008) Henkel, M. (2015). Educators of the Information Society: Information Literacy Instruction in Canadian Informational Cities. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, 13(3), 22-27.

(007) Gust von Loh, S. & Henkel, M. (2016). Informationskompetenz bei Kindergartenkindern. In W. Sühl-Strohmenger (Hrsg.), Handbuch Informationskompetenz (2. Auflage, pp. 139-150). Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter.

(006) Henkel, M. (2015). Educators of the Information Society: Information Literacy Instruction in Canadian Informational Cities. In Proceedings of the 9th International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics (IMSCI 2015), 12.-15. July 2015, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2015. Winter Garden, FL: Intgernational Institute of Informatics and Systemics.

(005) Gust von Loh, S. & Henkel, M. (2015). An App for Measuring and Promoting Young Children's Media and Information Literacy. In International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (EISTA'15). July 12 - 15, 2015 - Orlando, Florida, USA.

(004) Beutelspacher, L., Henkel, M., & Schlögl, C. (2015). Evaluating an Information Literacy Assessment Instrument. The Case of a Bachelor Course in Business Administration. In: F. Pehar, C. Schlögl & C. Wolff (Eds.). Re:inventing Information Science in the Networked Society. Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Information Science (ISI 2015), Zadar, Croatia, 19th—21st May 2015 (pp. 482-491). Glückstadt: Verlag Werner Hülsbusch.

(003) Hilbert, F., Barth, J., Gremm, J., Gros, D., Haiter, J., Henkel, M., Reinhardt, W., & Stock, W. G. (2015). Coverage of Academic Citation Databases Compared with Coverage of Social Media: Personal Publication Lists as Calibration Parameters. Online Information Review, 39(2), 255-264.

(002) Gust von Loh, S., Henkel, M. (2014). Information and Media Literacy in Kindergarten. In Kurbanoglu, S., Spiranec, S., Grassian, E., Mizrachi, D., Catts, R. (Eds.), Information Literacy: Lifelong Learning and Digital Citizenship in the 21st Century (pp. 253-262). Berlin: Springer.

(001) Gust von Loh, S., Henkel, M. (2014). Information Literacy in Early Childhood. In Mader, S., Chou, M., Teo, J., Cavanagh, J., Kirby, P. (Eds.), Facing the Future: Librarians and Information Literacy in a Changing Landscape (pp. 59-71). Limerick: LIT.

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