- Ph.D. student Joung Hwa (Joy) Koo‘s article titled “Recent South Korean Immigrant Adolescents’ Everyday Life Information Seeking When Isolated from Peers: A Pilot Study” was published in the September 2012 issue of the peer-reviewed online journal The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults.
- Ph.D. students Shuheng Wu and Dong Joon Lee, along with School of Information Associate Professor Besiki Stvillia, published an article titled “Authority control for scientific data: The case of molecular biology” in the September 2012 issue of the peer-reviewed Journal of Library Metadata.
- Ph.D. student Julia Skinner contributed a chapter titled “Skinner’s ‘Recovery from Trauma’” to the book Research doesn’t have to be boring, edited by John Rich and published in 2012. She also published an article titled “What I Learned from Modernizing Markham: A Historic Cookery Blog in Hindsight” in Indiana Food Review in 2012.
- Ph.D. student Lynnsey Weissenberger, along with recent Ph.D. alumna Dr. Lauren Mandel, and Francis Eppes Professor Charles R. McClure published an article titled “Designing a user and usage database to promote, market, and demonstrate the value of selected statewide databases: The Florida Electronic Library as an example” in the August 2012 issue of the peer-reviewed journal Library Management.
- Ph.D. students Teralee ElBasri and Sylvia Norton, along with School of Information Assistant Professor Marcia Mardis, published an article in 2012 titled “The new digital lives of teachers: Implications for school librarians” in the journal School Libraries Worldwide.
- Ph.D. student Jongwook Lee has co-authored two articles in 2012. The first is titled “Analysis of Korea Science Citation Database’s effect on JCR” and appears in volume 43, issue 3 of the Journal of Information Management. The second is titled “Analysis of publication patterns in Korean library and information science research,” and appears in the February 2012 issue of Scientometrics.
- Library and Information Studies master’s student Nina Rose‘s article was accepted for publication in the student papers edition of the American Library Association Government Documents Roundtable journal, DttP: Documents to the People, titled “Lilly Ledbetter: A Tour of the Three Branches” and traces the history of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay legislation and Supreme Court case. Nina wrote her paper as an MLIS graduate student in Dr. Lorri Mon’s 2011 LIS 5661 class.
- PhD student Aisha Johnson published in the American Public Library Handbook in December 2011.
- Doctoral candidate Plato Smith II published an article in 2011 titled “Developing small worlds of e-science: using quantum mechanics, biological science, and oceanography for education and outreach strategies for engaging research communities within a university.” in volume 7, issue 3 of The Grey Journal.
Conference Papers and Presentations
- Doctoral Candidate Adam Worrall will present a peer-reviewed poster at the 75th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) in Baltimore, Maryland in October 2012, titled “Quality Evaluation of Health Answers in Social Q&A: Socio-Emotional Support and Evaluation Criteria.” The poster was co-authored with Dr. Sanghee Oh, Assistant Professor at the School of Information and Principle Investigator on the project, and Dr. Yong Jeong Yi, a recentSchool of Information Ph.D. alumna.
- Ph.D. student Dong Joon Lee, along with School of Information Associate Professor Besiki Stvillia will present a peer-reviewed poster titled “Identifier schemas and research data” at the 75th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) in Baltimore, Maryland in October 2012.
- Doctoral candidate Nicole Alemanne will present a peer-reviewed poster at the 75th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) in Baltimore, Maryland in October 2012, titled “Habitat Tracker: Engaging students with scientific inquiry through technology and curriculum support.” The poster was part of the Habitat Tracker project; primary co-authors on the poster included School of Information Associate Professors Paul Marty and Michelle Kazmer.
- Ph.D. student Jongwook Lee will present a paper at the 8th International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics & 13th COLLNET Meeting, October 23-26, in Seoul, South Korea, titled “Comparative analysis of citation index in Korea.”
- In July 2012 at the student symposium, Ph.D. student Nathaniel Ramos Jr. gave a presentation at the National Archives and Records Administration titled: “Solving Advanced Problems Through Applied Research.” The presentation covered how research of certain super computer labs can benefit federal agencies taking on big data.
- Doctoral candidate Nicole Alemanne, along with recent Ph.D. alumna Dr. Lauren Mandel and Francis Eppes Professor Charles R. McClure, presented a paper at the 2012 iConference held in Toronto, Canada, titled “Rural anchor institution broadband connectivity: Enablers and barriers to adoption,” where it was awarded the 2012 iConference Best Paper.
- Doctoral candidate Adam Worrall presented a peer-reviewed poster at the 2012 iConference held in Toronto, Canada in February 2012, titled “Observations of the Lifecycles and Information Worlds of Collaborative Scientific Teams at a National Science Lab.” The poster was part of the NSF-funded VOSS project (grant #0942855) led by School of Information Interim Director and Professor Dr. Kathleen Burnett; primary co-authors on the poster included School of Information Associate Professor Dr. Paul Marty and Dr. Burnett.
- Doctoral candidate Nicole Alemanne presented a poster at the Annual Conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE), held in Dallas, TX in January 2012 titled “Developing a research framework for studying the co-creation of digital knowledge in museums.”
- Doctoral candidate Plato Smith II gave a presentation at the Doctoral Consortium of the 2012 ACM/IEEE – CS Joint Conference for Digital Libraries titled “Exploring Data Management and Curation Programs, Projects, and Services through Metatriangulation.”
- Doctoral candidate Nicole Alemanne, along with recent Ph.D. alumna Dr. Lauren Mandel, and Francis Eppes Professor Charles R. McClure presented a poster at the Annual Conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE), held in Dallas, TX in January 2012 titled “Designing and evaluating broadband training and diagnostics programs for anchor institutions and community based organizations.”
- Ph.D. student Dong Joon Lee, along with School of Information Associate Professor Besiki Stvillia presented a peer-reviewed poster titled “A framework for identifier schema evaluation” at the 2012 ASIST Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit, New Orleans, LA.
- Doctoral candidate Adam Worrall was awarded an Esther Maglathlin Doctoral Research Scholarship for 2012-2013. This competitive and prestigious scholarship is offered by the FSU School of Information and the Esther Maglathlin Trust to doctoral students completing and presenting individual or collaborative research. Adam will use the scholarship to help complete and present his dissertation research into the role digital libraries play within and across communities.
- Ph.D. student Nathaniel Ramos Jr. received several scholarships: Denver Public Library LEADers III Scholar, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Scholar, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Scholar.
- The Habitat Tracker faculty/student team won two awards at DigiTech 2012: the Excellence for Software System Award and the Campus Choice Award.
- Doctoral Candidate Adam Worrall was awarded a College Leadership Award from the FSU College of Communication and Information in April 2011. Adam was selected as one of three students across the College to receive this award based on his academic merit, service, and leadership. Adam was nominated by his major professor, Dr. Michelle Kazmer, and chair of the FSU School of Information Doctoral Program Team, Dr. Besiki Stvilia.
- Aisha Johnson, Ph.D. student, was the winner of the “Increasing African American Diversity in Archives: The History Makers ” fellowship in 2011.