Sample of Recently Completed projects by Information Studies faculty

 

English-Russian Dictionary of Library and Information Terminology

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

 

CENS (Center for Embedded Network Sensing)

CENS is a U.S. National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center based at UCLA that includes dozens of cooperating scientists, technologists, educators, and teachers (middle school and high school). CENS is a large, multidisciplinary research collaboration among multiple universities.

Co-Principal Investigator: Christine Borgman

 

British Library Endangered Archives Program grant for “Strategies for archiving the endangered publications of French India (1800-1923),” 2009-2011

Applies digital preservation and access approaches and international institutional collaboration to address the problem of how to rescue and make available primary information resources that were created by colonial administrations and are now “orphaned” in their post-colonial environments.

Co-Principal Investigator: Anne Gilliland