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Author Archives: Lisa Gettings

Libraries & Librarians on Pinterest

By now, nearly everyone knows about Pinterest, a social media tool that has changed the way we collect things online. And we suspect that some of the best boards are from our lovely librarian friends. Because nobody knows collecting and organizing information like librarians. In honor of #alaac14, we submit this list of our favorite literacy and library-oriented boards for ... Read More »

The Connected Couple: Information Behavior in Online Dating

It is often observed that couples who have been together for a while develop a way of communicating that is theirs alone. They may complete each other’s sentences or share a word, phrase or a glance whose meaning is known only to them. Yet information behavior research has bypassed the way couples develop this information exchange over time. Gina Kessler ... Read More »

John Snow: Old School Data Innovator

(Editor’s Note: To mark the important opportunities and diversity that exists within the data economy, the iSchool and many others from across the world have joined together to present the second annual Data Innovation Day. We offer this article to celebrate the day as well as a reminder of the profound effects of data innovation throughout history.) The year is ... Read More »