Five from GSLIS to speak at QQML

Several members of the GSLIS community will speak at the International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML), which will be held May 24-27 at the University of London.

Associate Professor Terry Weech and doctoral candidate Fredrick Lugya will co-chair the panel discussion, “Issues in International Library and Information Science Education.” During the panel Weech will present his paper, “International Quality Measures of LIS Education Programs and the impact on the Future of Libraries in the E.U. and the USA,” and Lugya will present a paper titled, “PILISSE Model for Assessment of LIS Education Courses.” Also speaking during the panel are doctoral students Dianah Kacunguzi and Noah Samuel, who will co-present their paper, “Assessment of East and West African LIS Programs in Meeting the Demands of the Digital Age.”

In a separate panel, master’s student Elisandro Cabada will co-present the paper, “The Role of the Library in Design Learning: Support for Digital Scholarship, Enhanced Discovery, and Visualization Activities,” with colleagues from the Grainger Engineering Library Information Center at Illinois, Professor William H. Mischo and Associate Proessor Mary C. Schlembach.

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