CCI Professors Receive Fulbright Awards

Two professors in the College of Communication and Information received awards from the U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program. The program began in 1946 when President Harry Truman signed into legislation the Fulbright Program, named after Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas. The goal of the program is to “increase mutual understanding and support friendly and peaceful […] »

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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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Dr. Ho Heads to HCI Conference

Dr. Shuyuan Ho of FSU’s School of Information is headed to the happiest place on Earth for the 21st International Human-Computer Interaction Conference. The conference “addresses challenging and innovative topics in Human-Computer Interaction theory, methodology and practice, including, for example, novel theoretical approaches to interaction, novel user interface concepts and technologies, novel interaction devices, UI […] »

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Charles McClure Wins Kilgour Research Award

Dr. Charles McClure, Francis Eppes Professor of Information Studies at FSU’s School of Information, is the recipient of the 2019 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology. The award is sponsored by OCLC and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), and was presented to McClure at the ALA Annual Conference […] »

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iSchool Professors Receive Funding for Research

Dr. Don Latham and Dr. Melissa Gross, both professors in the School of Information, recently received $164,599 in funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for their project “Community College Librarian and Student Perceptions of Student Information Literacy Needs.” The project aims to “investigate community college librarians’ and community college students’ perceptions of […] »

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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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CCI Faculty Awarded Summer Grants

Each year, Florida State’s Council on Research and Creativity (CRC) offers summer funding to research projects through the First Year Assistant Professor Program (FYAP). This is a grant program designed to provide first-year assistant professors with “summer salary support to facilitate their research and/or creative activities,” says the website. The grant is available to all […] »

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