iSchool Alumna is a Candidate for American Library Association Council

FSU CCI Leadership Board member and School of Information alumna Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer is a candidate for the American Library Association (ALA) Council. “It has long been a dream of mine to be a member of ALA Council,” says Kathleen. “The opportunity to influence the direction of ALA, as well as to weigh in on matters of social […] »

iSchool Alumnus Named Belmont Forum Human Dimensions Champion

Wade Bishop, Associate Professor for the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, has been named the 2018-19 Human Dimensions Champion for Belmont Forum e-Infrastructures & Data Management. Bishop (’10, Ph.D. Library & Information Studies) has been able to present research at destinations such as Botswana for International Data Week, as well as Australia for the International […] »

Yubo Kou Serving as Co-Chair for iConference Undergraduate Symposium

iSchool assistant professor Yubo Kou, Ph.D., is committed to advocating for undergraduate students in the field of information. Dr. Kou has been an assistant professor with Florida State’s iSchool since August 2018. His area of research focuses on human-computer interaction, social media/game research, social computing, and computer-supported cooperative work. This year he is serving alongside […] »

iSchool Alumna Promoted at Battelle Memorial Institute

iSchool alumna Abigail Goehring (’15, M.S. Information) has recently been promoted to Librarian 2 at Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, Ohio. As one of the world’s largest non-profit independent research and development institutions, Battelle is committed to driving innovation and discovery. “Our work crosses all aspects of scientific research, from national security to agribusiness to national […] »

Patric Holly: iSchool Alumnus and Electronic Health Record Coordinator

Patric Holly (’11, B.S. Information Technology) is the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Coordinator at Aledade, Inc. in Bethesda, Maryland. For those unfamiliar, an EHR is a digital version of a patient’s paper chart and are real-time, patient-centered records that make information available instantly and securely to authorized users. As the EHR Coordinator, Holly is responsible […] »

iSchool Alumnus Recipient of Prestigious GreyNet Award

Florida State University Ph.D. recipient Plato Smith (’14, Ph.D. Information) has been chosen as the recipient of the 2019 GreyNet Award. This award from GreyNet International seeks to acknowledge outstanding achievements in the field of grey literature, a field in library and information science that deals with production, distribution, and access to multiple document types […] »

Christie Koontz Travels World to Teach Marketing to Librarians

When most people think of common requirements of librarians, a base knowledge of marketing isn’t usually on the list. However, Christie Koontz (’90 Ph.D. Information Studies) is passionate about improving libraries and their ability to serve their communities. Dr. Koontz has served the last twenty years of her career in the International Federation of Library […] »