In case you missed it, here are some highlights from the 2022 Beta Phi Mu Annual Meeting and Initiation:
Beta Phi Mu, the International Library and Information Studies Honor Society, is pleased to announce the 2022 Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Awards.
Up to six Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships ($3,000 each) are awarded each year to doctoral students who are working on their dissertations in Library and Information Science, Information Studies, Informatics, or a related field. To be eligible, candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral-level research program at an institution with ALA, CILIP, or other Beta Phi Mu Executive Board approved accreditation.
Qiuyan Guo, University of Illinois, Exploring Chinese Celebrity Fans' Online Information Behaviors and Understandings of Their Fandom
Carina Guzman, University of Toronto, Stor(y)ing mi Desmadre: Trans- Feminist and Queer Community Archival and Digital Custodial Praxes in Latin America
Kaeli Nieves-Whitmore, University of Alabama, Students' Experiences of Library Anxiety in Physical Academic Library Space
Cynthia Orozco, University of California, Los Angeles, Community College Archives as Activism: A Case Study of a Faculty-Library Oral History Partnership Assignment
Grace Seo, the University of Missouri, Sustaining Open Educational Resources Initiatives in Higher Education: Case Studies and Analysis
Paul Thomas, Emporia State University, The Information Behavior of Wikipedia Fan Editors: A Digital Autoethnography
The award winners were selected by a distinguished jury led by Beta Phi Mu Director/Scholarship Chair, Dr. Mirah J. Dow, Professor and Ph.D. Program Director at Emporia State University’s School of Library and Information Management. The jury included Beta Phi Mu Director-at-Large/Scholarship Committee, Dr. Lisa Hussey, Associate Professor at Simmons University’s College of Organization, Computation, and Information Sciences; Dr. Gretchen L. Hoffman, Professor at Texas Woman’s University’s School of Library and Information Studies; Dr. Diane Velasquez, Program Director of the Master of Information Management at the University of South Australia; Dr. Rachel Williams, Associate Professor at Simmons University’s College of Organization, Computation, and Information Sciences; and Dr. Joanna DePolt at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s School of Education, Department of Library and Information Science.
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