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Professional students, whether undergraduates or masters' students, represent a significant portion of the iSchool community. How do iSchools effectively educate those students while continuing to develop successful research programs? This roundtable discussion will focus on how iSchools educate their professional students and engage them in the research(More)
Rural Pennsylvania: After driving two hundred miles, a woman steps out of her car in the driveway of a bed and breakfast. A dozen other women leap up from the porch the house, shouting " Heather, Heather! " They all rush to each other and exchange hugs. Heather has never seen these people before. Heather and the other women are members of an online forum(More)
In the course of this research, we strove to protect the identities of our interviewees. All names used in this document are pseudonyms. Some personal details have also been changed, though never those that we felt were important for understanding the context of an interviewee's stories. 3 Introduction Civic engagement in this country is falling, and has(More)
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