The 2015 Library Research Showcase was just a sampling of the research pursued by University of Illinois Library faculty and academic professionals. In the course of the Fall you could also find them representing Illinois and sharing knowledge with their colleagues at a wide range of events, often invited to speak due to their prominence in the field. Below are some of the places you may have found librarians addressing such issues as research data management, digital preservation, information literacy, discovery, inclusiveness…and more.
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
Read more for presentation details
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.
This year’s showcase will feature presentations on research related to digital publishing, data management, assessment of print and digital collections, Medieval manuscripts, metadata and discovery systems, and the educational role of libraries, among other areas.
For more details and full schedule of presentations to be posted soon, see the Library Research Showcase website: http://go.illinois.edu/libraryshowcase