Book chapters and journal articles

In addition to the journal articles and book chapters below, you can also access my conference papers, reports and newspaper and magazine articles.

Click on the link in the publication title below to download it in pdf format.

Co-authors include graduate students I was mentoring at the time of writing (names in italics) and staff members of my First Nation organization research partners or members of collaborating First Nation communities (names underlined).

Journal articles:

Molyneaux, H., O’Donnell, S., Kakekaspan, C., Walmark, B., Budka, P., Gibson, K. (in press) Social Media in Remote First Nation Communities. Canadian Journal of Communication.

McMahon, R., Gurstein, M., Beaton, B., O’Donnell, S., & Whiteduck, T. (2014). Making Information Technologies Work at the End of the Road. Journal of Information Policy 4(1).

Kakekaspan, M., O’Donnell, S., Beaton, B., Walmark, B., Gibson, K. (2014) The First Mile Approach to Community Services in Fort Severn First Nation. Journal of Community Informatics, 10 (2)

Whiteduck, G., Tenasco, A., O’Donnell, S., Whiteduck, T., Lockhart E. (2014) Developing an e-Community Approach to Community Services in Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation. Journal of Community Informatics, 10 (2).

 Lockhart, E., Tenasco, A., Whiteduck, T., O’Donnell, S. (2014) Information and Communication Technology for Education in an Algonquin First Nation in Quebec. Journal of Community Informatics, 10(2).

McMahon, R., Philpot, D., O’Donnell, S., Beaton, B., Whiteduck, T., Burton, K., Gurstein, M. (2014) Introduction to the Special Issue: The First Mile of Broadband Connectivity in Communities. Journal of Community Informatics, 10 (2).

Simon, J., Burton, K., Lockhart, E., O’Donnell S. (2014) Post-secondary Distance Education in a Contemporary Colonial Context: Experiences of Students in a Rural First Nation in Canada. The International Review of Research on Open and Distance Learning. 1(15), 1-19.

Carpenter, P., Gibson, K., Kakekaspan, C., & O’Donnell, S. (2013). How Women in Remote and Rural First Nation Communities are Using Information and Communications Technologies (ICT). In W. Ashton & A. S. Carson (Eds.), [Special issue]. The Journal of Rural and Community Development, 8(2), 79-97.

Gray-McKay, C. Gibson, K., O’Donnell, S. People of Mishkeegogamang (2014). An Inquiry into Community Members’ Use and Attitudes Toward Technology in Mishkeegogamang Tepacimowin Networks. Journal of Community Informatics, 10 (1).

 O’Donnell, S., Johnson, L., Kakepetum-Schultz, T., Burton, K., Whiteduck, T., Mason, R., Beaton, B., McMahon, R., Gibson, K. (2013). Videoconferencing for First Nations Community-Controlled Education, Health and Development. Electronic Journal of Communication. 23 (1&2).

Sirois, P., Fournier, H., Lebouthillier, A., Guerrette-Daigle, L., Robichaud, S., Leblanc-Cormier, G., Molyneaux, H., O’Donnell, S., Mather, L. (2013) Nurses’ perceptions and attitudes towards new ADU technology and use. Technology and Health Care. 21, 41-47.

Mather, L., Molyneaux, H., Lebouthillier, A., Guerrette-Daigle, L. Robichaud, S., Leblanc-Cormier, G., O’Donnell, S., Fournier, H., Sirois, P. (2013) Factors Affecting Nurses’ Attitudes Toward an Automated Dispensing Unit: A Cross Sectional Quantitative Study. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics. Vol. 7 No. 3/4.

 Molyneaux, H., O’Donnell, S., Milliken, M. (2012) Staying Socially Connected with Video Communication: A Case Study. Canadian Journal of Communication, 37(3) 421-441.

Milliken, M., O’Donnell, S., Gibson, K., Daniels, B. (2012) Older Adults and Video Communications: A Case Study. Journal of Community Informatics, 8 (1).

O’Donnell, S., Kakekaspan, G., Beaton, B., Walmark, B., Mason, R., Mak, M. (2011) A New Remote Community-Owned Wireless Communication Service: Fort Severn First Nation Builds Their Local Cellular System with Keewaytinook Mobile. Canadian Journal of Communication, 36(4) 663-673.

McMahon, R., O’Donnell, S., Smith, R., Walmark, B., Beaton, B., Simmonds, J. (2011) Digital Divides and the ‘First Mile’: Framing First Nations Broadband Development in Canada. The International Indigenous Policy Journal, 2(2).

Gibson, K., Coulson, H., Kakepetum-Schultz, T., O’Donnell, S. (2011) Mental health professionals’ perspectives of telemental health with remote and rural First Nations communities. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 2011; 17: 263–267.

Gibson, K., Coulson, H., Miles, R., Kakekakekung , C., Daniels, E., O’Donnell, S. (2011) Conversations on telemental health: listening to remote and rural First Nations communities. Rural and Remote Health 11: 1656 (Online).

Gratton, M.-F., O’Donnell, S. (2011) Communication Technologies for Focus Groups with Remote Communities: A Case Study of Research with First Nations in Canada. Qualitative Research. 11(2): 159-175.

Simms, D.C., Gibson, K., O’Donnell, S. (2011) To use or not to use: Clinicians’ perceptions of telemental health. Canadian Psychology, 52 (1), 41-51.

McKelvey, F., O’Donnell, S. (2009) Out from the edges: multi-site videoconferencing as a public sphere in First Nations. Journal of Community Informatics, 5(2)(open access online journal)

Milliken, M., O’Donnell, S., Gorman, E. (2009) How K-Net and Atlantic Canada’s First Nation Help Desk are using videoconferencing for community development. Journal of Community Informatics, 5(2) (open access online journal).

O’Donnell, S., Perley, S., Simms, D., and Hancock, B-R. (2009) Video Communication Roadblocks Facing Remote Indigenous Communities. IEEE Technology & Society Magazine, 28 (2), Summer,16-22.

Simms, D. C., O’Donnell, S., Molyneaux, H. (2009) The use of Virtual Reality in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5622, 615-624.

Milliken, M., Gibson, K., O’Donnell, S. (2008) User-generated video and the online public sphere: Will YouTube facilitate digital freedom of expression in Atlantic Canada? American Communication Journal, 10(3) Fall (open access online journal).

Molyneaux, H., O’Donnell, S., Gibson, K., Singer, J. (2008) Exploring the Gender Divide on YouTube: An Analysis of the Creation and Reception of Vlogs. American Communication Journal, 10(1) Spring (open access online journal).

Averwig, U, O’Donnell, S. (2007) Code of Ethics for Community Informatics Researchers. Journal of Community Informatics, 3(1) (open access online journal).

Rideout, V., Reddick, A., O’Donnell, S., W. McIver, Jr., Kitchen, S., Milliken, M., Fleming, M., Gibson, K., and Goldfarb, I. (2007) Community Organizations in the Information Age: A Study of Community Intermediaries in Canada. Journal of Community Informatics, 3(1) (open access online journal).

Gibson, K., O’Donnell, S., Rideout, V. (2007) The Project Funding Regime: Complications for Community Organizations and their Staff. Canadian Public Administration Journal, 50(3), 411-436.

O’Donnell, S. (2005) IT Education and Training for Disadvantaged Students: Lessons from Europe. IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, 24(3), 23-31.

Kenny, C., Walmark, B., O’Donnell, S. (2005) Report From the Field: The RICTA Meeting Video. Journal of Community Informatics, 1(3) (2 pages plus video, open access online journal).

O’Donnell, S. (2003) News Consumption in Ireland and the European Union: Traditional Media vs. The Internet. Irish Communications Review, 9, 25-31.

O’Donnell, S. (2001) Analysing the Internet and the Public Sphere: The Case of Womenslink. Javnost, 8(1), 39-58.

Trench, B. and O’Donnell, S. (1997) The Internet and Democratic Participation: Uses of ICTs by Voluntary and Community Organisations in Ireland. The Economic and Social Review, 28(3), 213-235.

O’Donnell, S., Delgado, G. (1995) Using the Internet to Strengthen the Indigenous Nations of the Americas, Media Development 1995/3, 36-38

Book chapters:

O’Donnell, S., Walmark, B., Hancock, B-R. (2010) Videoconferencing in Remote and Rural First Nations Communities, in White, J., Peters, J., Beavon, D., Dinsdale, P. (eds) Aboriginal Policy Research Volume 6: Learning, Technology, and Traditions. Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing, 128-139.

O’Donnell, S., Molyneaux, H., Gibson, K. (2010) A Framework for Analyzing Social Interaction using Broadband Visual Communication Technologies, in Dumova T., Fiordo, R. (eds) Handbook of Research on Social Interaction Technologies and Collaboration Software: Concepts and Trends. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 528-541.

O’Donnell, S., Perley, S., Walmark, B., Burton, K., Beaton, B., Sark, A. (2009) Community-based broadband organizations and video communications in remote and rural First Nations in Canada. In Stillman, L., Johanson, G., and French, R (eds) Communities in Action. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 107-119.

O’Donnell, S. (2003) Civil Society Organisations and an Inclusive Information Society in Europe, in Cammaerts, B., et al., (eds) Beyond the Digital Divide: Reducing Exclusion, Fostering Inclusion. Brussels: VUB Press, 127-142.

O’Donnell, S., Duggan, C. (2001) Interventions for Sustainable Employment in the Information Society for Disadvantaged Groups, in Stanford-Smith, B., Chiozza, E. (eds) E-work and E-commerce: Novel solutions and practices for a global networked economy. Amsterdam: IOS Press, 270-276.

O’Donnell, S. (2000) Evaluating social aspects of Internet development, in Achieving equality in the information society: Experiences from the EU-EMPLOYMENT Initiative. Dublin: WRC Social and Economic Consultants, 131-137.

O’Donnell, S., Trench, B. (1999) Voluntary and community organizations in Ireland’s information society. Coleraine: University of Ulster, Association for Voluntary Action Research in Ireland. (monograph in series)

O’Donnell, S. (1998) Responses to Social Disadvantage in the Information Society, in Getting Connected: Social Inclusion in the Information Society – A Review of the ICT strategy of the EU-EMPLOYMENT Initiative. Dublin: WRC Social and Economic Consultants, 89-105.

O’Donnell, S. (1996), “Levels of Internet Use: Where Are We Now?” in Harnessing the Internet: Report of a Conference for Voluntary and Community Organisations, Dublin City University, 13 September, 23-28.