The University Library invites the campus community and friends of the library to its Third Annual Library Research Showcase from 1-4PM on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Library faculty and academic professionals will present their research, which impacts a wide variety of library services as well as the global LIS profession and other scholarly fields. At the Showcase, you’ll find posters, tech demos, and lightning talks on data management, digital publishing, metadata & discovery, collaborative services, and much more. A welcome and opening remarks by Dean of Libraries John Wilkin will precede the lightning talks.
Posters and Tech Demo, Main Library Marshall Gallery
Welcome and Opening Remarks, Dean of Libraries John Wilkin
Lightning Talks, Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (South Side, Room 101)
Posters Remain Available for Viewing, Main Library Marshall Gallery
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Jim Hahn, Orientation Services and Environments Librarian and Associate Professor at the University Library, has received a Campus Research Board Award to fund his proposal, “Research and Development of an Intelligent Personalized Recommendation Platform for Library Accounts.” Funds will support undergraduate assistants who will help design front-end views for users of the resulting recommendation system.
How do people use mobile devices for information seeking, and how can we best design library and information services for those who do so? How can we transform spaces and services to address the changing needs of library users? These themes are just two running through new publications by library faculty and academic professionals at the University of Illinois Library. Summer proved a productive season for new research, and in the list below you can get a hint of library contributions to these areas and others spread across diverse topics, from virtual poetry to invasive plant species to library and information science education.