With Post-Doctoral Associate Chris Leeder, Prof. Chirag Shah published an article in the Sept. 2016 issue of the journal Information Research titled “Strategies, Obstacles, and Attitudes: Student Collaboration in Information Seeking and Synthesis Projects.”
Prof. Vikki Katz made the following presentation to the National Educational Telecommunications Association, Baltimore, MD. “Meeting Families Where They Are: Digital Equity and Learning in Low-Income U.S. Families.”
Also, Prof. Katz’s her digital equity study was cited in the Washington Post in an article titled “ Teen Lives Depend on the Internet. What Happens When They Can’t Afford It?” And her 2010 article on children brokering media and technology for their immigrant parents has been highlighted as one of the most downloaded articles of the Journal of Children & Media’s first ten years. The journal included it in a virtual issue honoring its anniversary.
Prof. Matthew Weber gave an invited talk on “Archives Unleashed” at the Library of Congress as part of the Collections as Data event held on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Weber’s talk examined new models for encouraging collaboration around and driving engagement with archived Web data. The event was live-streamed and is available at the Library of Congress’s YouTube channel.
Prof. Mary Chayko was interviewed about social media and its role in coaching, recruiting, and developing soccer players at the professional and college ranks on the Sirius XM program “The Coaching Academy” on August 30. She then co-hosted the remainder of the hour-long program, interviewing subsequent guests about their concerns regarding social media use among soccer players.
Prof. Chayko was also interviewed by the New Books Network in September about her recently released book “Superconnected: The Internet, Digital Media, and Techno-Social Life” (Sage). The half-hour podcast can be accessed here.
Prof. Marie Radford was mentioned in the fall 2016 issue of the newsletter titled “The Informed” published by the University of Buffalo Graduate School of Education’s Department of Library and Information Studies for a talk she gave on March 3 at the department’s seminar series. Radford’s talk was titled “I’ve Already Googled It and I Can’t Understand It: User’s Perceptions of Virtual Reference and Social Q and A.”