Student Activity

Jihee Beak Awarded Doctoral Degree (May 2014)

Written on 05/21/2014.

Former SOIS PhD student Dr. Jihee Beak successfully defended her dissertation “A child-driven metadata schema: A holistic analysis of children’s cognitive processes and book selection behaviors” on May 1st, 2014, and was awarded the doctoral degree on May 18th, 2014.

Hyoungjoo Park: “Report on the 9th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC)” (February 2014)

Written on 02/07/2014.

Report on the 9th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) (February 24 – 27, 2014) Hyoungjoo Park, Student I really appreciate the support I received from Information Organization Research Group at the School of Information Studies which has enabled me to [Read more ...]

Jihee Beak: Jean Tague-Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Poster Honorable Mention (2014)

Written on 01/30/2014.

PhD Student Jihee Beak – 2014 Jean Tague-Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Poster Honorable Mention Congratulations to PhD Student Jihee Beak on receiving Honorable Mention in the 2014 Jean Tague-Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Poster Competition for her poster titled – Emotional Metadata: Pilot [Read more ...]

Jihee Beak & Richard P. Smiraglia: “With a Focused Intent: Evolution of DCMI as a Research Community” (DCMI Conference Paper, 2013)

Written on 09/16/2013.

Jihee Beak & Richard P. Smiraglia: “With a Focused Intent: Evolution of DCMI as a Research Community” Paper presented by Jihee Beak at the Dublin Core and International Metadata Applications conference in Lisbon, Portugal, September 4, 2013. Published in the [Read more ...]

Amy Lauder: Smithsonian Institution Internship (Summer, 2013)

Written on 06/01/2013.

Amy Lauder, MLIS student and Information Organization Concentrator, has been awarded the following internship: NASM Sheet Music Project Internship This project involves the cataloging of sheet music in the Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music at the National [Read more ...]

Wendy Rondeau: “Making Use of Existing Tools for Unknown Item Needs: Improving Subject Retrieval in Online Catalogs” (Article, 2013)

Written on 05/02/2013.

MLIS Student Wendy Rondeau was recently awarded the CLA Student Article Award for a shortened and revised version of a paper she wrote for 791 Subject Analysis with Dr. Hur-Li Lee. In addition to receiving $200 worth of CLA/ALA publications, [Read more ...]

Ann Graf: Report on Canadian Association for Information Science’s 40th Annual Conference (May 31-June 2, 2012)

Written on 06/02/2012.

Ann Graf PhD student I was privileged to attend and to present with Richard Smiraglia at the Canadian Association for Information Science’s 40th annual conference this past spring in Waterloo, Ontario, which is part of the much larger Congress of [Read more ...]

Ben Schnapp: Report on American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit (March 22-23, 2012)

Written on 03/23/2012.

Ben Schnapp Milwaukee, WI MLIS student – IO concentration Over spring break, I attended the third annual ASIS&T (The American Society for Information Science & Technology) RDAP (Research Data Access and Preservation) Summit in New Orleans.  I was overwhelmed by the brilliance [Read more ...]

Jihee Beak: Report on ALISE Conference (January 17-18, 2012)

Written on 02/22/2012.

I attended the ALISE conference with a poster in the “Works in Progress” section. My poster’s title is “LCSH vs. Tags from LibraryThing in fiction genres.” The conference was in Dallas, TX during January 17-20. I participated in the conference [Read more ...]

Kim Schwenk: Report on Archives 360° Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting (August 22-27, 2011)

Written on 08/27/2011.

Kim Schwenk San Diego, California Archives Studies – MLIS Conference attended: Archives 360° Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, August 22-27th, 2011 The basic guiding principle behind information organization within the archive is no longer a static and [Read more ...]

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