FSU iSchool Attends ALISE 2019 Conference

FSU School of Information faculty, students, and alumni are attending the ALISE 2019 Conference September 24 to 26 in Knoxville, Tennessee. ALISE, the Association for Library and Information Science Education, is an international leader for innovative and high-quality research, teaching, and service for educators and scholars in library and information science and cognate disciplines. A …

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iSchool Professor Presents Health Informatics Research at MEDINFO 2019

Over the summer, Dr. Zhe He of the iSchool had four papers, four posters, and 1 panel accepted to MEDINFO 2019, the world’s largest conference in medical informatics. These presentations centered around Dr. He’s eHealth Lab. He explains the research as: “The research in the eHealth Lab is centered around a core question: ‘How can we find ways to improve …

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Kristie Escobar selected for YALSA’s Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award

Kristie Escobar, a third-year doctoral student at FSU’s School of Information, was awarded the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award. This new award was established by YALSA in 2018 and aims to encourage research on teens, learning, and libraries that aligns with YALSA’s National Research Agenda and/or investigates any aspect of …

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iSchool Recognized at 2019 FLA Annual Conference

Every year, the annual FLA (Florida Library Association) conference brings together library professionals from across the state for three days full of learning and fellowship. This year’s event was no different. From May 15 to 17, FSU School of Information (iSchool) students, alumni, and faculty traveled to the conference in Orlando to connect with old …

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iSchool Up North: Professors Present at LOEX Annual Conference

The Library Orientation Exchange (LOEX) hosted its annual conference on May 9-11 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Two iSchool professors, Dr. Melissa Gross and Dr. Don Latham, presented “A Framework for the Frames: Using the Peritextual Literacy Framework to Teach the ACRL Frames” at this year’s event. The presentation focused on teaching an audience that was brand new to …

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Dr. Yolanda Rankin to Present in Glasgow

Dr. Yolanda A. Rankin, an Assistant Professor for the School of Information, will be presenting her paper “Exploring the Plurality of Black Women’s Gameplay Experiences” at the 2019 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction, May 4th – 9th in Glasgow, UK. Few gender-focused studies of video …

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FSU Students Attend First Undergraduate Symposium at iConference

Every year the iSchools organization hosts its annual iConference, a gathering “of a broad spectrum of scholars and researchers from around the world who share a common concern about critical information issues in contemporary society,” says the website. This year, iConference held its first ever Undergraduate Symposium on March 30 in Washington, D.C. The Undergraduate …

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