ARIST Vol. 39 Features SLIS Faculty, Students


SLIS is proud to announce the publication of Volume 39 of the Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST). This seminal serial in the field of Library and Information Science is edited by SLIS Dean Blaise Cronin. SLIS Executive Associate Dean Debora Shaw serves as associate editor.

The volume features a number of contributions from SLIS faculty and students, including Professor Blaise Cronin, Assistant Professor Kiduk Yang, and SLIS doctoral student Ewa Callahan.

Since 1966, ARIST has been continuously at the cutting edge in contributing a useful and comprehensive view of the broad field of information science and technology. Produced by the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST), ARIST reviews numerous topics within the field and provides this annual source of ideas, trends, and references to the literature. The series encompasses the entire field in all its aspects, and topics for the annual volume are selected by the editor on the basis of timeliness and an assessment of reader interest.

A preview of Volume 39 (2005) is available on the ARIST Web site (

Contents of Volume 39:

  • Bioinformatics
    Gerald Benot
    Simmons College, Boston, USA

  • Interface Design and Culture
    Ewa Callahan
    Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

  • Intelligence, Terrorism, and National Security
    Blaise Cronin
    Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

  • Managing Social Capital
    Elisabeth Davenport and Herbert Snyder
    Napier University, UK;
    North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA

  • Poststructuralism and Information Studies
    Ronald Day
    Wayne State University, Detroit, USA

  • Electronic Records Management
    Anne Gilliland-Swetland
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA

  • The Social World of the Web
    Caroline Haythornthwaite and Christine Hagar
    University of Illinois, Champaign, USA

  • Children, Teenagers, and the Web
    Andrew Large
    McGill University, Montreal, Canada

  • Statistical Language Modeling for Information Retrieval
    Xiaoyong Liu and Bruce Croft
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA

  • Domestic Security Surveillance and Civil Liberties
    Lee Strickland
    University of Maryland, College Park, USA

  • Webometrics
    Mike Thelwall, Liwen Vaughan, and Lennart Bjrneborn
    University of Wolverhampton, UK;
    University of Western Ontario, London, Canada;
    Royal School of Library and Information Science, Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Labor in Information Systems
    Julian Warner
    The Queen's University of Belfast, UK

  • Information Retrieval on the Web
    Kiduk Yang
    Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

  • Information Visualization
    Bin Zhu and Hsinchun Chen
    Boston University, MA, USA;
    University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Posted November 05, 2004