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Doctoral Student Research Videos

Doctoral students, in the dissertation writing stage or close to defending, were invited by ASIS&T to submit a short video to introduce to the world the exciting and engaging research that they are doing.  We are proud to feature these amazing and powerful videos.  Enjoy!

Top Winner

“Information Behavior of Refugees”

Olubukola Oduntan, University of Strathclyde


“Factors Behind Participating and Lurking in Facebook Groups”

Tali Gazit, Bar-Ilan University


“Conversation-based Programming in Public Libraries and Immigrant Integration”

Jamie Johnston, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences


“Examining the Information Practices of LGBTQ+ Individuals”

Vanessa Kitzie, Rutgers University


“EcoSanté: Effect of Daily Challenges on Health and Pro-Environmental Behaviors”

Pei-Yi Kuo, Northwestern University


“Bureaucratic Organization and Innovation”   

A.J. Million, University of Missouri


“Information Seeking by Scholars for Non-English Sources”

Carol Sabbar, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


“User Engagement in Visual Context”

Joan Xu, University of Alabama

The winners will  receive a free ASIS&T Membership or renewal, and have their videos featured on the ASIS&T website.

We would like to thank all the doctoral students for participating and the committee who reviewed and critiqued the videos.

Chair:  Iris Xie
Fidelia Ibekwe-SanJuan
Lisa Given
Diane Pennington