News and Announcements Archive

Recent Presentations and Publications by SLIS Faculty Members

November 15, 2012

SLIS's faculty has been busy lately!

Dr. Joan Beaudoin gave two presentations at the 75th Annual Meeting of ASIS&T in Baltimore. The first, titled “Flickr Images: What & Why Museums Share” was co-authored with Cécile Bosshard, a current SLIS student. The second, part of the SIGVIS-sponsored panel Preserving Image-Based Cultural Heritage: Valuation, Negation, or Desertion, is titled “Context and Its Role in the Digital Presentation of Cultural Objects.”

Dr. Deborah Charbonneau recently presented a continuing education workshop entitled “Survey Success: Simple Rules for Effective Survey Design” at the Ohio Health Sciences Libraries Association meeting.

Dr. Joseph Turrini has published an article titled "From History to Library and Information Science: A Case Study of Archival Education at Wayne State University" in the journal Information & Culture.

The April-May issue of the Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), co-edited by Dr. Beaudoin, has won the Special Interest Group Publication of the Year Award from ASIS&T.

Dr. Beaudoin has also published two articles in D-Lib Magazine, the open source publication for all things digital libraries: “Context and Its Role in the Digital Preservation of Cultural Objects” and “A Framework for Contextual Metadata Used in the Digital Preservation of Cultural Objects."