OCLC and ALISE announce 2004 research grant award recipients

 
OCLC Research and the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) have awarded research grants to Corinne Jorgensen (Florida State University), Feili Tu and Nancy Zimmerman (University of South Carolina), and Elizabeth Yakel (University of Michigan).

Jorgensen is Associate Professor at Florida State's School of Information Studies.  Her project title is "Developing A Thesaurus For Indexing Images Across Diverse Domains."

Feili Tu is Assistant Professor and Nancy Zimmerman is Associate Professor at the School of Library and Information Science at South Carolina. Their project is "Consumer Health Information Services in American Public Libraries:  An Assessment of Current Status and Educational Needs."

Elizabeth Yakel, Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Information, will study "Academic Reference Librarians and Extending Access to Primary Sources."

More Information

OCLC News release, which includes project abstracts
http://www.oclc.org/news/releases/2004.htm

Application materials for future grants
http://www.oclc.org/research/grants

List of past grant recipients
http://www.oclc.org/research/grants/awarded.htm

Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)
www.alise.org

For more information:

Bob Murphy
murphyb@oclc.org
+1-614-761-5136

Bob Bolander
Communications & Programs Manager
OCLC Research
bolander@oclc.org
+1-614-761-5207

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