Three iSchool Professors Promoted

    The School of Information at Florida State University has announced three faculty promotions this year. Dr. Mia Liza Lustria was promoted to full professor. Lustria researches in the areas of consumer health informatics, health literacy, information seeking and information literacy. She was recently named associate editor of the JASIST Advances in Information Science[…] »

Patrick Merle named IMC Division Head

Graduate students in the Integrated Marketing Communication program will have a new division head starting Fall 2017. Dr. Patrick Merle, assistant professor in the School of Communication has been named division head of the program, effective Fall 2017. Merle succeeds Dr. Jay Rayburn, who served as division head since the program’s inception in 2002. “It[…] »

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

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[…] »