Jodi Schneider

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Assistant Professor

PhD, Informatics, National University of Ireland, Galway

334 LIS
(217) 300-4328
jodi [at]

Office Hours

Fridays 11:30-noon, after class, and by appointment
Curriculum Vitae   

Research Focus

Linked data (ontologies, metadata, Semantic Web); argumentation and evidence; scholarly communication; knowledge organization; computer-supported cooperative work; biomedical informatics.

Other Professional Appointments

Faculty Affiliate, Beckman Institute
Faculty Affiliate, Health Care Engineering Systems Center
Faculty Affiliate, European Union Center


Jodi Schneider is an assistant professor in the School of Information Sciences. She studies scholarly communication and social media through the lens of arguments, evidence, and persuasion. She is developing linked data (ontologies, metadata, Semantic Web) approaches to manage scientific evidence. Schneider holds degrees in informatics (PhD, National University of Ireland, Galway), library and information science (MS, University of Illinois), mathematics (MA, University of Texas-Austin), and liberal arts (BA, Great Books, St. John's College). She worked in academic libraries and bookstores for six years. She also held research positions across the U.S. as well as in Ireland, England, France, and Chile.


Info Org and Access (IS501C)
Information Modeling (IS561B)

Research Projects

Text Mining Pipeline to Accelerate Systematic Reviews in Evidence-Based Medicine

This study is a part of a collaborative research project between the University of Illinois and the Oregon Health and Science University, which aims to develop a series of automated informatics tools that could help people review medical literature more quickly and easily.

Related Topics

Data Curation, Design and Evaluation of Information Systems and Services, Digital Libraries, Foundations of Information, Health and Bioinformatics, Organization of Knowledge and Information, Science Processes, Social Informatics