IS Research - Completed Projects
The Department of Information Studies faculty are renowned for excellence in research. They have made numerous contributions to the advancement of professional practice: developing standards for libraries, leading workshops, and serving as officers of national professional associations. Known for distinguished scholarship in the field, they have published extensively and delivered lectures around the globe.
Digital Portfolio Archives in Learning: Modeling Primary Content Transformation for Science Educatio
This project sought to develop a model for, and then use case studies to examine many of the educational,technological, and content issues connected with such digital transformation -- how primary source materials in the natural and health sciences might be transformed into digital library content and then used to enrich K-12 science education.
Co-Director: Anne Gilliland
Co-Director: Yasmin Kafai
Co-Director: Anthony Maddox
The goal of this dictionary is to increase international understanding and collaboration between English and Russian speaking library and information science professionals by assisting them in reading each other’s professional literature.
Chief Compiler and Project Director: John V. Richardson
InterPARES aims at developing the knowledge essential to the long-term preservation of authentic records created and/or maintained in digital form and providing the basis for standards, policies, strategies and plans of action capable of ensuring the longevity of such material and the ability of its users to trust its authenticity.
Member, Research Team: Anne Gilliland
This private-public partnership has invested in projects that explore the meaning of literacy in an age of rapidly changing technologies and growing diversity through three critical areas: Educating the User, Improving the Information System, and Addressing the Policy Issues.
Co-Director: Aimée Dorr
Co-Director: Howard Besser
This two-year project sought to identify the current scope and extent of archival education in the Pacific Rim, and to encourage research and development activities that will promote 1) the development of culturally and politically sensitive education of qualified archival professionals in Pacific Rim communities, especially those which have no local archival education infrastructure; and 2) incorporation of the interests, needs, and cultural beliefs and practices of diverse communities into existing educational programs in the Pacific Rim area.
Principle Investigator: Anne Gilliland
An expert system for reference sources.