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Mar. 5, 2014

Two teams of GSLIS students have been selected to present at the social media expo during the 2014 iConference on “Leveraging Social Media to Foster Smarter Societies.” An overall winning team will be selected from the student team presentations at the conference.

The two student teams are:

SentiNets, advised by Assistant Professor Jana Diesner, comprised of doctoral students Jinlong Guo, Kirstin Phelps, Shubhanshu Mishra, and master's students Johna Picco and Sneha Agarwal, provides a computational approach to sentiment on Twitter by creating a new classifier that measures...

Jan. 24, 2014

CIRSS faculty and students will participate in the upcoming 9th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) to be held February 24-27 in San Francisco. This year's theme, "Commodity, catalyst or change-agent? Data-driven transformations in research, education, business & society," will focus on how data-driven tools and services allow us to explore, manage, use, and benefit from the world around us.

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Jan. 16, 2014

GSLIS faculty, staff, and students will participate in the 2014 ALISE Annual Conference, which will be held January 21-24 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The theme of the conference is "Educational Entrepreneurship," and sessions will focus on a variety of topics related to incorporating entrepreneurship into LIS pedagogy and research.

Tuesday, January 21

WISE Pedagogy Pre-conference Workshop: “Designing Online Courses for Diverse Communities of Learners,” GSLIS Assistant Professor Nicole A. Cooke...

Dec. 16, 2013

Five GSLIS master's students have been chosen by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) as 2014 Career Enhancement Program (CEP) fellows: Alonso Avila, Raquel Flores-Clemons, Sophie Hou, Bradley Kuykendall, and Jerrod Moore.

Each year, ARL member libraries select a group of library and information science master's students to participate in this competitive program, which provides avenues for students from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic...

Dec. 14, 2013

CarpinoLindsey.jpgTo help accomplish her goal of becoming a law librarian, LEEP student Lindsey Carpino, JD, balances teaching law courses to paralegal students, working as a reference associate at a law school, and taking GSLIS courses.

Why did you decide to pursue an LIS degree?

I wanted to...

Dec. 6, 2013

CIRSS researchers will make a strong showing as they share their expertise in scientific data curation at this week’s 46th annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The meeting, scheduled for December 9-13 in San Francisco, California, is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, gathering more than 24,000 earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders.

Representing CIRSS at this year’s AGU conference are Carole Palmer, GSLIS professor...

Dec. 4, 2013

GSLIS PhD student Yang Luo successfully defended her dissertation proposal last spring and promptly left on a trip to China for field research over the summer. The CCB was excited to find the opportunity to meet with Luo and to talk about her research and trip.

“My research is on the history of children’s libraries in China. I’m specifically looking at the time period from 1912-1937,” says Luo about her research. “I’m interested in the development and genesis of children’s libraries during this time, and my initial investigation has found several factors during this time period—...

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