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Mike Smit

Associate Professor


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School of Information Management

Email: mike.smit@dal.ca
Phone: (902) 494-1901
Fax: (902) 494-2451
Mailing Address: 
School of Information Management
Dalhousie University
Rowe Management Building, Room 4024
6100 University Avenue
PO BOX 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Scholarly and scientific communication
  • Information systems and technologies
  • Computer information networks
  • Information and society culture
  • Research methods
  • Organization of information
  • Information technology management
  • Knowledge IR management


  • BCSc (Hons) (Dalhousie University)
  • MCSc (Dalhousie University)
  • PhD (University of Alberta)
  • PDF (York University)

Research Interests

I study the intersection of people, information, and technology, as a computer scientist in the School of Information. This includes research challenges in using cloud computing, tool support for research dissemination and discovery, management of cloud-scale data, leveraging IT to meet research and educational needs, and enabling open data.