Dr. Jingfeng Xia Promoted to Associate Professor

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At their April 2013 meeting the Indiana University Board of Trustees voted to grant Dr. Jingfeng Xia tenure and promote him to the position of Associate Professor. Dr. Xia has been a SLIS-IUPUI faculty member since 2008.

Dr. Xia teaches courses on Reference, Social Science Information, Data Management, Introduction to Research, and Information Policy. He and students from his Information Policy class published "A Review of Open Access Self-Archiving Mandate Policies" in the January 2012 issue of portal: Libraries and the Academy.

Educated as an archaeologist as well as a librarian, Dr. Xia conducts research in the areas of data-driven scholarship, open access, ethnographic observation, geographic information systems for library management, and e-learning. His work has been published in leading journals, including Journal of Documentation, College & Research Libraries, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, and Journal of Scholarly Publishing. His forthcoming article in Qualitative & Quantitative Methods in Libraries, co-authored with Lydia Spotts, addresses ethnographic observation in library and information science.

Posted May 06, 2013