Beta Phi Mu Honor Society is pleased to announce the results of the 2023 elections for new board members and officers.
Dr. Jennifer Steele (Professional Member) moves to the role of President.
Adrienne Teague, MLIS (Pi Lambda Sigma Chapter) moves to the role of Past President.
We also welcome our new Vice-President/President-Elect Dr. Zachary Stier (Sigma Chapter).
Dr. Karen Keesing (Professional Member), Abigail Mastin, MLIS (Alpha Chapter), and Dr. Laura Clark Hunt (Gamma Chapter) join us as new Directors-At-Large.
They join our continuing board members: Dr. Vicki Gregory, Treasurer (Beta Phi Chapter), Dr. Juliette Appold, Director-At-Large (Omicron Chapter), Dr. Kathleen De Long, Director-At-Large (Beta Beta Chapter), and Dr. Vanessa Reyes, Director-At-Large (Beta Phi).
Thanks to all of our members who participated in the voting process!
Beta Phi Mu, the International Library and Information Studies Honor Society, is pleased to announce the 2023 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.
2023 Garfield Recipients
Jessica Barfield, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Towards Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Human-Robot Interaction: A Theoretical Approach
Jiarui Sun, University of California, Los Angeles, Hyphenated Family Heritage: Exploring the Dimensions of Chinese American Family Archives and Archiving Practices
Rebecca Jones, The Pennsylvania State University, Investigating and Addressing Digital Divides in Rural Appalachia with Digital Literacy Education
Sean D. Noel, Simmons University, Developing a research-based framework for teaching undergraduates with archives
Alyn Gamble, Simmons University, A Great Place to Meet: Oral histories of LGBTQ+ members of a mutual aid addiction recovery facility
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