Faculty and Staff Presentations, Publications, Awards, and Accomplishments – Sept/Oct 2019

Awards and Service

Research Council awarded Clarence Maybee a PRF International Travel Grant of $2,000 to travel to the 2019 Association for Information Science and Technology in Melbourne, Australia (October 19-23, 2019) to present “Information Experience: A Domain and Object of Study.”

Read more about Maybee’s, Flierl’s, and Fundator’s research at http://blogs.lib.purdue.edu/news/2019/06/28/alalirt-top-20/.

Michael Witt was invited and joined the editorial board of the Annals of Library and Information Studies. (Fun fact: ALIS was started in 1954 by S. R. Ranganathan, i.e., the father of library science, whose birthday is celebrated as National Librarian Day in India.)


Chao Cai and Megan Sapp Nelson presented “Moving Data Information Literacy Online: Flipping Research Data Management While Keeping Engaged Learning” at the 2019 Midwest Data Librarian Symposium (Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2019).

Chao Cai and Jody Banks presented “Molecular Phylogeny Implemented in an Introductory Plant Classification Course” at the 3rd Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education (NIBLSE) Conference (Oct. 9-10, 2019).

Sandi Caldrone presented “Purdue University Research Repository: Adapting when Small Data Gets Bigger” at the Science Gateways 2019 Conference September 24, 2019.

Bert Chapman presented “How U.S. Government Policy Documents are Addressing the Increasing National Security Implications of Artificial Intelligence” at the American Society for Competitiveness Conference in Washington, D.C., October 24, 2019.

A. Bartelmann & Margaret Phillips, The Value of Standards for Teaching, Research, and Facilities Use at Princeton and Purdue. Presented at the ASME Publishing Library Advisory Board (LAB) Meeting, October 9, 2019.

Kendall Roark presented a paper entitled “Queer Tech Futures: STS & Community-based Technology Education” at the 4S Conference in New Orleans, September 6, 2019.

Kendall Roark gave an invited talk entitled “Queer Entanglements: Statistics, Anthropology and (the New?) Data Colonialism” at the Statistics Department Colloquium, Purdue University, September 27, 2019.

Publications and Media

Hérubel, J.-P.V.M., review of Steven Roger Fischer, A History of Reading, 416 pp. Reaktion Books, London, United Kingdom, 2019, in Publishing Research Quarterly 35 (2019), https://doi.org/10.1007/s12109-019-09688-y

Hérubel, J.-P.V.M., review of Albert N. Greco: The Growth of the Scholarly Publishing Industry in the U.S.: A Business History of a Changing Marketplace, 1939-1946, 100 pp. Palgrave Pivot, Cham, Switzerland, 2019, in in Publishing Research Quarterly 35 (2019): 530-531. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12109-019-09663-7.

Heyns, Erla, Eldermire, E., & Howard, Heather (2019) “Unsubstantiated Conclusions: A Scoping Review on Generational Differences of Leadership in Academic Libraries”. Journal of Academic Librarianship. 54(5). 10254.

McGowan, Bethany. Reimagining information literacy instruction in an evidence-based practice nursing course for undergraduate students. J Med Libr Assoc. 2019 Oct;107(4):572-578. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.5195/jmla.2019.663

Wong, Y., Bruce, C. S., & Maybee, Clarence. (2019). The role of stories in informed learning. Information Research. In Proceedings of RAILS – Research Applications Information and Library Studies, Published in Information Research, 24(3). Retrieved from http://InformationR.net/ir/24-3/rails/rails1811.html