Bin Li

Bin Li

Associate Professor of Teaching

888-497-8754 ext. 707

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Office Hours

Tuesdays 7:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Office Location

302 Kresge

Bin Li

Dr. Bin Li taught at an Information Management Program at Beijing Foreign Studies University in China before she came to the US for her doctoral studies.  After she got her PhD and taught as a teaching fellow in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she joined the faculty at School of Information Sciences of Wayne State University. She currently teaches courses in information science area, such as Human Information Behavior, Database Management and Design, and Information Technology. She does research in social aspects of technology implementation, and information seeking.


Degrees and Certifications

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ph.D., Information and Library Science, 2005

Beijing Foreign Studies University, MA, English Language and Literature, 1996

Beijing Foreign Studies University, BA, English Program for Information Management, 1993

Awards and Honors

Beta Phi Mu, International Honor Society for Library and Information Science, 2006

Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2004

Lester Asheim Scholarship, 2000-2002, 2005

Margaret Ellen Kalp Fellowship, 1999, 2004

Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship of Library and Information Science, ALA, 2000

Academic Interests

Social Aspect of Computing; Social Informatics; Human Information Interactions; Information Technology for Development

Recent Publications

Li, B. (2008).  American Libraries and the Internet: The Social Construction of Web Appropriation and Use.  NY: Cambria Press Inc.

Courses taught by Bin Li

Fall Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024

Fall Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

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