OCLC and ALISE Award 2009 Library and Information Science Grants

OCLC Research and the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) have awarded research grants to Kathryn La Barre and Carol Tilley (University of Illinois), Michael Khoo (Drexel), and Bill Kules (Catholic University of America). The awards were presented in January at the ALISE 2009 Annual Conference Awards Reception in Denver, Colorado.

Project titles:

  • La Barre and Tilley: "Folktales and Facets"
  • Khoo: "Addressing the Metadata Bottleneck by Developing and Evaluating an Online Tool to Support Non-specialists to Evaluate Dublin Core Metadata Records"
  • Kules: "Investigating Gaze Behavior in Faceted Search Interfaces for Library Catalogs"

More Information

OCLC News release (includes project abstracts)

2010 Call for Proposals

List of past grant recipients

Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)

For more information:

Lynn Silipigni Connaway
Senior Research Scientist
OCLC Research

Robert Bolander
Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research