iSchool Student Researches Racial Disparities in Cancer Trials

Lynette Hammond Gerido, doctoral student in the School of Information, recently presented her interdisciplinary research on racial disparity and healthcare. Gerido’s research examined trends of minority participation in cancer clinical trials. Her presentation, Emergent Trends in Research to Increase Participation in Cancer Clinical Trials by Underrepresented Populations, examined the NIH’s Health Services Research Projects in Progress database. She[…] »

Students Honored at Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence

Students from the College of Communication & Information are being recognized by the Graduate School at Florida State University for their work in teaching, research and scholarship. The honorees will be celebrated at a ceremony on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the FSU Alumni Center. The School of Information will be honored as a Program[…] »

Lustria Named Associate Editor of JASIST Journal

School of Information professor Mia Lustria has been named associate editor for the Advanced Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST) section of the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), effective January 2017. JASIST is one of the leading journals in the information field. Lustria, an interdisciplinary researcher with focus on[…] »

Weissenberger awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Fellowship

Dr. Lynnsey Weissenberger, alumna of the School of Information master’s and doctoral programs in Library and Information Studies, has been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowship for two years of postdoctoral research in the European Union. The highly-competitive fellowship scheme attracts researchers who are mobile, meaning they are able to live and work within[…] »

iSchool Women Recognized at ALISE 2017

Women from the School of Information at Florida State University brought home accolades from the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) conference this weekend. Many iSchool faculty, students and alumni attended the conference in Atlanta, Ga. ALISE focuses on Library Information Studies educators and researchers. Florida’s iSchool is ranked as the #13 Best[…] »

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[…] »