Research Profiles

The faculty at the School is devoted to student learning and supportive of engagement in Library and Information Science professional activities.

Professors are involved in many interdisciplinary projects and partnerships, which include the Virtual Writing University, the UI Center for the Book, the Project on the Rhetoric of Inquiry, the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics, and the UI Libraries.

Areas of Interest Contact info
Tim Barrett
Barrett, Timothy
Associate Professor;
Director, Center for the Book
History, technique, and science of papermaking; permanence of paper records.

The Center for the Book
  Paper Research and
  Production Facility
216 North Hall
Iowa City, IA  52240-1420


(319) 621-2493
timothy-barrett@uiowa.edu
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Eichmann, David
Associate Professor;
Director, School of Library and Information Science

School of Library and
  Information Science
3086 Main Library
Iowa City, IA  52242-1420


(319) 335-5715
david-eichmann@uiowa.edu
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Elmborg, Jim
Associate Professor
Information literacy programming, pedagogy, instructional technology

School of LIbrary and
  Information Science
3070 Main Library
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420


(319) 335-5717
james-elmborg@uiowa.edu
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Katopol, Patricia
Assistant Professor
Knowledge management, organizational culture and information exchange, information policy

School of LIbrary and
  Information Science
3068 Main Library
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420


(319) 335-5714
patricia-katopol@uiowa.edu
Julie Leonard
Leonard, Julie
Associate Professor;
Kolarik Bindery Supervisor
Contemporary artist's books; history of bookbinding

The Center for the Book
  Paper Research and
  Production Facility
216 North Hall
Iowa City, IA  52242-1420


(319) 335-0447
julia-leonard@uiowa.edu
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Pierce, Jennifer Burek
Associate Professor
Print culture and book history, including e-books; publishing, particularly marketing and promotion of books; literature and other materials for young readers; and service learning.

School of Library and
  Information Science
3076 Main Library
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420


(319) 335-5716
jennifer-burek-pierce@uiowa.edu
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Taylor, Joan Bessman
Assistant Professor
Reading engagement, reading promotion, the history of reading and readers, reception theory

School of Library and
  Information Science
3072 Main Library
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420


(319) 335-5712
joan-taylor@uiowa.edu

School of Library and
Information Science
3087 Main Library
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420
Phone 319-335-5707
FAX 319-335-5374