Two University of Illinois Library colleagues have received separate HRI Research Cluster Grants. Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Professor and Coordinator for Information Literacy Services, was awarded a $2,500 grant for her proposal “AI & Society: Privacy, Ethics and (Dis)Information.” Dr. Spencer Keralis, Assistant Professor and Digital Humanities Librarian, also received $2,500 for their proposal “Critical Practice in Text Data Mining.” Continue reading
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Professor and Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction in the University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Kyle Jones, Assistant Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing at the Indiana University-Indianapolis (IUPUI) have received the ALISE Best Conference Paper Award for “New Methods, New Needs: Preparing Academic Library Practitioners to Address Ethical Issues Associated with Learning Analytics.” Continue reading
MS/LIS student Annabel Pinkney has been awarded a grant from the Caxton Club, a not-for-profit organization devoted to the study and promotion of the book arts. The grant will support her project, “Advanced Studies of the Book Structure,” in which Pinkney is creating a portfolio of at least ten book repair treatments of varying difficulty.
Ayla Stein Kenfield, Repository Services Librarian and Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is a member of the D-CRAFT project team that was awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Grant. Continue reading