Lettie Conrad

Lettie ConradLettie’s doctoral work is driven by her dedication to scholarly inquiry and dissemination. She has proposed an exploratory study into the digital information experience of today’s advanced higher-education students. Lettie aims to investigate how today’s emerging scholars manage the information collected during their academic journeys, and how they integrate that material into their personal libraries of digital information. In her 15 years’ experience in scholarly publishing, Lettie led digital product development for SAGE Publishing and is instrumental in launching user-centered web and mobile products, and driving research and analysis, that enables evidence-based product management for a portfolio of global clients. She serves as Editor for Learned Publishing and as a member of NISO's Open Discovery Initiative. Links to her publications and other details can be found on Lettie's ORCID profile.

Proposal Title: The Student-Researcher Information Experience with Personal Academic Information Management

San José Supervisor: Dr. Virginia Tucker


  • Master of Arts, Mass Communication, California State University, Northridge
  • Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, University of California, Santa Cruz

Current or Most Recent Position:

  • Executive Product Analysis Manager, SAGE