Speaker Dr Judy Weedman on…
“My Experiences Working in Various Information Environments”
October 5, 2011 6:00-7:00pm (PST)
The SJSU ASIS&T Student Chapter cordially invites you to a talk by Dr. Judy Weedman
About Dr. Judy Weedman
Dr. Judy Weedman is a current faculty member at SLIS and member of ASIS&T. Dr. Weedman has taught many courses at SLIS, including LIBR 202 Information Retrieval, LIBR 244 Online Searching, LIBR 247 Vocabulary Design, and LIBR 287 Seminar in Information Science. Within the field of information science, her area of specialization is knowledge production. Dr. Weedman’s work has been published in journals of several disciplines, and she regularly presents at conferences such as those of the American Society for Information Science and Technology and the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. Her current research projects focus on design as professional practice.
About the Topic
Dr. Weedman’s talk will cover the various information environments in which she has worked over the course of her career, starting with her work in a public library before library school, and including school libraries, various special libraries, the information industry, and then eventually moving into her Ph.D. work and experience as a faculty member. Intermixed with these will be her insights and perspectives on thesaurus design, journal indexing, and vocabulary design.
Session Name: SJSU-ASIST Faculty Prime Time Event (it will be recorded)
Starts: September 22, 2011 6:00pm to 7:00pm (with additional time allotted afterwards for questions and answers)
Password to join session: asist
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