GSLIS is renowned for our world-class, groundbreaking research program. Our faculty, staff, and students are leaders in the field, recognized for their expertise and the impact of their scholarly contributions. They are engaged in cutting-edge research projects and receive grants from some of the nation’s most prestigious funders, including the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Endowment for the Humanities, and National Science Foundation. Currently, our grant-funded research portfolio totals more than $8 million in award dollars.
Our research enterprise is collaborative, involving not only GSLIS faculty, staff, and students but also interdisciplinary partners on campus and beyond. Each year, our faculty appoint a group of Research Fellows from around the world, who are chosen for the relevance of their work to our current research. Our research centers extend the reach of our work, providing opportunities for student engagement with real-world impact:
The Center for Children’s Books is a crossroads for critical inquiry, professional training, and educational outreach related to youth-focused resources, literature, and librarianship.
The Center for Digital Inclusion fosters inclusive and sustainable societies through research, teaching, and public engagement about information and communication technologies and their impacts on communities, organizations, and governments.
The Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship studies the information lifecycle in the contexts of science and scholarship, contributing to our understanding of how data curation, information modeling, and data analytics can enable scientists and scholars to leverage digital information resources.
Research at GSLIS is well supported by our Office of Research Services. Areas of assistance include but are not limited to grant proposal development, project planning and management, and research computing. These activities contribute to the success of our research program and its reputation for excellence in the field of library and information science.
Many GSLIS research papers and publications are available online at IDEALS.
- Scientific Data Collections: Use in Scholarly Communication and Implications for Data Curation (Added December 17, 2014)
- Foreign Students and U.S. Academic Libraries: A Case Study of Foreign Students and Libraries in Two Universities in New Orleans, Louisiana (Added December 15, 2014)
- The Evaluation of Information Policy: A Case Study Using the SATCOM Report (Added December 15, 2014)
- Exploratory Study of Chief Information Officers in Fortune Service and Industrial Organizations (Added December 15, 2014)
- An Evaluation of Online Database Selection by a Gateway System With Artificial Intelligence Techniques (Added December 15, 2014)