Summer and Fall 2016 Presentations by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

As the fall semester comes to a close, we look back upon the achievements of our library faculty and academic professionals from the summer and fall. U of I researchers have traveled around the globe, collaborating with other Illinois community members and other scholars worldwide to advance research in their fields. From poster presentations to keynote speeches and round table discussions, we commend our researchers for their excellent contributions to the U of I and to Library and Information Science and other disciplines. A bibliography of these select presentations can be found below.

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Full Program: Fourth Annual Library Research Showcase

Join us on November 14!

The University Library is pleased to invite the campus community to the Fourth Annual Library Research Showcase. The event will be hosted in the Main Library from 1-4 PM on Monday, November 14, 2016. Library faculty and academic professionals will present their research in a variety of formats. Their research impacts the global library and information science profession as well as other scholarly fields.

Schedule

  • 1:00-2:00 PM
    Posters and Tech Demos, Main Library Room 106 and first floor hallway
  • 2:00-3:30 PM
    Lightning Talks, Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library South
  • 3:30-4:00 PM
    Poster Viewing Continues, Main Library Room 106 and first floor hallway

A full presenter lineup and abstracts are below.

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Save the Date! Fourth Annual Library Research Showcase

Research Showcase 2016

The University Library is pleased to invite the campus community to the Fourth Annual Library Research Showcase. The event will be hosted in the Main Library from 1-4 PM on Monday, November 14, 2016. Library faculty and academic professionals will present their research in a variety of formats. Their research impacts the global library and information science profession as well as other scholarly fields.

This year’s showcase will feature presentations on research related to the history of libraries, artist’s books, data policies and services, pedagogy, conceptual modeling, the right to privacy, disability services, digital preservation, and more.

For further details and a full schedule of presentations to be posted soon, please visit the Library Research Showcase website at http://go.illinois.edu/libraryshowcase.

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Prom Named Third Andrew Turyn Endowed Professor

Chris Prom 2014Chris Prom, Assistant University Archivist and Professor at the University of Illinois Library, has been named the third Andrew Turyn Endowed Professor. The professorship recognizes and fosters significant contributions in research by University Library Faculty by funding significant research for a period of five years. In his tenure, Prom will lead major research efforts that will foster the creation of technologies and processes for archival work with born digital materials.

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