Kazmer Named Editor of Library Hi Tech Journal

Dr. Michelle Kazmer, Professor in the School of Information at Florida State University, has been named editor-in-chief of Library Hi Tech, effective August 2016. Kazmer will succeed Dr. Elke Greifeneder and Dr. Michael Seadle of Humboldt University in Germany. Kazmer, an information scientist with extensive experience in the library science and information field, says that[…] »

Mardis Keynotes MAME Conference

Marcia Mardis, Associate Professor in the School of Information and CCI Assistant Dean has long been a player in school librarianship and digital learning. In her research she explores digital learning resource collection, description, and use. Her unique research not only yielded two recent books, numerous grants and the popular Web2MARC cataloging software, but also[…] »

FSU Professor Designs Systems to Detect Online Dishonesty

We’ve all received an email that makes us pause and wonder, “…is this real or spam?” iSchool assistant professor Shuyuan Ho has started to crack the code behind online deception. Inspired by Alan Turing, the mathematician whose Enigma machine broke German ciphers in the World War II, Dr. Ho set out to create an algorithm[…] »

iSchool’s Zhe He Attends NIH Future Research Leaders Conference

Dr. Zhe He, assistant professor in the School of Information, recently attended National Institute of Health’s Future Research Leaders Conference. The NIH Future Research Leaders Conference (FRLC), sponsored by the Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity (COSWD) NIH, is an event held in conjunction with the NIH Research Festival to promote knowledge and awareness about[…] »

CCI Welcomes Visiting Professor Adriana Duarte from Brazil

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In 2010, the Brazilian government passed a law requiring all Brazilian schools to have a library by the year 2020. Six years later, the country is still facing unique roadblocks in their progress towards this goal – roadblocks that visiting professor Dr. Adriana Duarte will be examining during her time with us in Tallahassee. Before a school[…] »

Museum Informaticist Dr. Marty Keynotes in South Korea

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iSchool Professor Paul Marty recently delivered a keynote lecture at a symposium on museum informatics hosted by the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) in Seoul. Librarians, archivists, and museum professionals attended this symposium from cultural heritage institutions across South Korea. In his talk, Museum Informatics: Technological Innovation and the Future of Digital Culture, Marty spoke on[…] »

Marcia Mardis Appointed Associate Director at Information Institute

Dr. Marcia A. Mardis, Associate Professor in the Florida State University iSchool and Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Research and Education at the College of Communication & Information will also serve as Associate Director of the Information Use Management and Policy Institute effective immediately. Mardis currently serves as a Co-PI with Dr. Charles R. McClure, Francis Eppes[…] »