Faculty and Staff Biography
Peter A. Hook
Degrees and certifications
- Ph.D., Information Science, Indiana University (2014).
- M.S.LIS, University of Illinois (2000).
- J.D., University of Kansas (1997).
- B.A., English, Literature, University of Kansas (1994).
Hook, P. A. (2017). Using Course-Subject Co-Occurrence (CSCO) to Reveal the Structure of an Academic Discipline: A Framework to Evaluate Different Inputs of a Domain Map. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68(1), 182-196. [Journal Website]. [Digital Commons].
Hook, P. A. (2016). A Longitudinal Metric Analysis of Course-Subjects to Reveal the Evolution of a Discipline: Changes in the Teaching Frequency and Ratio of Courses in Law Schools in the United States Over 80 Years. Journal of Scientometric Research, 5(1), 13-24. [Journal Website]. [PDF].
Hook, P. A. (2014). Evaluating the work of judges. In B. Cronin & C. R. Sugimoto (Eds.), Beyond bibliometrics: Harnessing multidimensional indicators of scholarly impact (pp. 345-364). Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.
Hook, P. A. (2007). The Aggregate Harmony Metric and a Statistical and Visual Contextualization of the Rehnquist Court: 50 Years of Data. Constitutional Commentary, 24(1), 221-264.
Hook, P. A. (2007). Domain Maps: Purposes, History, Parallels with Cartography, and Applications. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference Information Visualisation (IV '07), Zurich, Switzerland, July 4-6, pp. 442-446.
Hook, P. A. (2007). Visualizing the Topic Space of the United States Supreme Court. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI 2007), Madrid, Spain, June 25-27, pp. 387-396.
Hook, P. A. and Börner, K. (2005). Educational Knowledge Domain Visualizations: Tools to Navigate, Understand, and Internalize the Structure of Scholarly Knowledge and Expertise. In Amanda Spink and Charles Cole (eds.) New Directions in Cognitive Information Retrieval. Springer-Verlag.
Hook, P. A., (2002). Creating an Online Tutorial and Pathfinder. Law Library Journal 94:2, 243-265.
Hook, P. A., (2002). Law Librarians Can Help You Save Money and Do Better Research. Illinois Bar Journal 90, 373-375.
Awards and honors
(2012). 2nd Place, ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) Doctoral Student Research Poster Competition, 2012 ALISE Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas, January 18.
Data Analytics; Information Visualization; Legal Information; Reference, Information Policy; Online Searching; Legal Aspects of Librarianship; Academic Libraries; Bibliometrics/Scientometrics; History of Information; Information Infrastructures