Kathleen Burnett

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In recent years Internet has become a valuable resource for every type of information. Information available on the Net is very vast and easy to access. But it is very difficult to retrieve the right information. The fact is that there is a lot of noise in retrieval. The reason is due to the huge number of heterogeneous resources in a distributed(More)
The production of scientific knowledge has evolved from a process of inquiry largely based on the activities of individual scientists to one grounded in the collaborative efforts of specialized research teams. This shift brings to light a new question: how the composition of scientific teams impacts their production of knowledge. This study employs data(More)
This paper reports the results of a pilot for a study that will investigate the scope of work practices performed by the information technology workforce (ITWF) and utilize the understanding developed from this investigation to inform the implementation of educational curricula that meet the needs of industry and society in general. To accurately define(More)
The advent of big science has brought a dramatic increase in the amount of data generated as part of scientific investigation. The ability to capture and prepare such data for reuse has brought about an increased interest in data curation practices within scientific fields and venues such as national laboratories. This study employs semi-structured(More)
To be effective and at the same time sustainable, a community data curation model has to be aligned with the community's current work organization: practices and activities; divisions of labor; data and collaborative relationships; and the community's value structure, norms, and conventions for data, quality assessment, and data sharing. This poster(More)
This article reports the results of research to determine whether the iSchools project, an undertaking of twenty-two institutional caucus members, represents a deliberate split from the discipline of LIS as previously constructed, a conflict in approach to traditional LIS education, or an ingestion of traditional disciplinary content into a new iField. A(More)
  • Jeffery Seay, Laura Reina, Kathleen Burnett, ENGAGE YOUR, YOUNG ALUMNI, REACH PROSPECTIV +15 others
  • 2013
1951, " said Kathleen Burnett, professor and interim director of the School of Library and Information Studies. " Faculty, staff, students and alumni worked very hard over the past two years to ensure that the planning and assessment processes we have put into place continue to not only