iSchool Faculty Publish Study on How Parenting Information is Shared Online

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FSU School of Information (iSchool) faculty published a new research paper titled “How do mothers exchange parenting-related information in online communities? A Metasynthesis.” The paper has been accepted for publication in Computers in Human Behavior, a journal focused on the use of computers from a psychological perspective. “This study helped us better understand how mothers …

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Quarantine Sparks National Outreach from Campus Girl Scouts Group

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This article was written by Kelly Newbrough and Ebe Randeree. Coronavirus isn’t holding back the Campus Girl Scouts (CGS) from maintaining their outreach this semester. CGS is an organization with Florida State’s College of Communication and Information that is focused on encouraging and promoting the values of Girl Scouts while serving the college campus and …

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Rankin Awarded for Diversity and Inclusion Work in Computing

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FSU School of Information Assistant Professor Yolanda Rankin presented two papers at the 2020 ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW). For these two papers, Rankin has received three awards to honor her contributions. CSCW is renowned as a leading event for research in the mechanics and implementation of technology in ways …

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iSchool Participates in ASIS&T Virtual Conference

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FSU School of Information (iSchool) faculty and alumni are virtually participating in this year’s 83rd annual ASIS&T conference from October 22 to November 1, 2020. The Association for Information Science and Technology, or ASIS&T, prides itself on being the premier professional association dedicated to putting information science research into practice. Members specialize in various fields, …

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iSchool Ph.D. Candidate Awarded McKnight Doctoral and Dissertation Fellowship

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In August of this year, Ph.D. candidate in FSU’s School of Information, Christy Chatmon, was named a McKnight Doctoral and Dissertation Fellowship Recipient. Since the Florida Education Fund (FEF) McKnight Doctoral and Dissertation Fellowship was established in 1984, more than 1200 African American and Hispanic students pursuing doctoral degrees in crucial disciplines have received fellowships. …

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Meet Aimee Reist, iSchool Managing Director

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This story was written by Kaelen Birkholz, School of Information graduate assistant. Aimee Reist was appointed Managing Director at FSU School of Information (iSchool) for the start of the Fall 2020 semester. As the managing director of the iSchool, Reist works with the School’s director, Kathleen Burnett, to lead iSchool operations. “The School of Information …

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iSchool Attends ALISE Virtual Conference

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Members of FSU’s School of Information are attending the ALISE 2020 virtual conference from October 13 to 26, presenting their impactful research in the fields of information and library science. ALISE, the Association for Library and Information Science Education, presents its annual conference as an opportunity for attendees to network with professionals in fields such …

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