As a companion to our previous post, we present some of the publications our Library faculty and academic professionals have published this past fall. Peruse the selected bibliography we have provided below to learn more about these topics.
(Links to OA journal access, the DOI for individual articles, or the catalog record are provided when available.)
University Library’s own Lynne M. Thomas has been recognized as a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine for her work in Uncanny Magazine, for which she is the co-editor-in-chief and co-publisher with her husband, Michael Damian Thomas. In addition, Lynne M. Thomas is the head of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library and has won the Hugo Award nine times; she has been a finalist 20 times for the award since 2011, along with being a finalist multiple times for World Fantasy Awards and Locus Awards.
The Hugo Award was first presented in 1953 and then awarded every year since 1955 by members of the World Science Fiction Society at the World Science Fiction Convention.
Victor Jones is the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility for the University Library at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Recognized for his work, Jones was awarded the EIU College of Education Rising Star Alumni Award, which is given out by the College of Education and Professional Studies at Eastern Illinois University.
Those receiving the CEPS Rising Star Award must have graduated within ten years from Eastern Illinois University and using their degree from the College of Education or College of Health and Human Services, have excelled in their field or career.
This past fall, our Library faculty, and academic professionals presented on a wide variety of topics. As always, we congratulate our researchers on their important contributions to the University of Illinois, the Library and Information Science department and other disciplines. A selected bibliography of these presentations is provided below.