Faculty Research Highlights (Pasadena to Beijing)

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SLIS faculty members are actively engaged in research in the field of library and information science. They present papers around the globe, and contribute to a number of professional journals. Below are some recent examples.

Tomas Lipinski - Workshop Presenter, Copyright, Fair Use and the Public Library, for Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena, CA (September 30, 2011).

Tomas Lipinski - Workshop Presenter, Copyright and ILL and Beyond, for SCRLC (South Central Regional Library Council) in Binghamton, NY (October 10, 2011).

Tomas Lipinski was also recognized for his research in the recent monograph The Ethical Archivist by Elena S. Danielson (2010: Society of American Archivists). On page 248 Danielson wrote: "Tomas A. Lipinski has done groundbreaking work on the growing commercial threat to the right to information as codified in the Universal Declaration on Human Rights."

Ying Ding (2011): Community Detection: Topological vs. Topical. Journal of Informetrics, 5, 498-514.

Susan Herring gave a keynote talk titled “Gender and Computer-Mediated Language: Then and Now,” at the Language and Gender Workshop in Beijing, China (via distance technology), October 16, 2011.

Susan Herring and Bradford Demarest (SLIS Ph.D. student). Mode Choice in Multimodal Comment Threads: Effects on Participation and Language Use. Internet Research 12.0: Performance and Participation, Seattle, WA (October 11, 2011).

Jingfeng Xia. "Open Access for Archaeological Literature: A Manager's Perspective," in Archaeology 2.0: New Approaches to Communication and Collaboration (2011), edited by E.C. Kansa, S.W. Kansa and E. Watrall. UCLA: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, pp. 233-249.

Jingfeng Xia and Ying Liu, "Usage Patterns of Open Data Repositories: The Case of Genomic Data in Genome Expression Omnibus," Paper presented at the International Workshop on Global Collaboration of Information Schools, October 24, 2011, Beijing, China.

Posted October 31, 2011