CIRI iSchool Research Community
iSchool has a vibrant research community. Members of the Faculty Research Committee organize an informal online meet-up each semester for faculty to get together, share ideas, and stay connected.
Drs. Michele Villagran and Mantra Roy gave a talk about their IMLS grant project – BIPOC Become Librarians (BBL). In this project, Mantra and Michele will establish a pilot mentorship and internship program to introduce undergraduate students who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) to careers in Library and Information Science. Here’s the recording of the talk (passcode: L=4k%y#V)
Dr. Mary Bolin gave a presentation titled “The Idea of a Library: Completing a Book-length Research Project”. In this presentation, Dr. Bolin talked about the book she recently completed. Here’s the recording of the talk (passcode: X1CWg#zj)
Dr. Darra Hofman discussed her grant seeking experience as a junior faculty member and shared useful lessons that could be of help to those who intend to apply for external grants to support their research. Here’s the recording of her talk (passcode %$$jNmX3)
iSchool Director of Online Learning Debbie Faires and Dr. Michael Stephens talked about their research on the use of mobile devices in online learning among MLIS students. Here’s the recording of their talk (passcode 4t^4%4F*)
Dr. Jenna Hartel from the University of Toronto gave an interesting talk about her research using arts-informed visual methods in the iSquare research project. Here’s the recording of her talk (password: T9%v3cP2).
Jason Kaltenbacher, Lecturer and MS in Informatics Program Coordinator, talked about his new research methods course (INFO 285) that focuses on technology management. Here’s the recording of his talk (with script).
Dr. Timothy Dickey shared his recent experience with proposing and writing a book.
Dr. Michele Villagran discussed her recent research on cultural intelligence.
Dr. Deborah Hicks shared her recent research projects.
Dr. Kristen Rebmann and Dr. Sue Alman discussed successful grant seeking strategies.