Master’s degrees were bestowed on fifty-eight graduates of the School of Information Sciences (SIS) May 11, 2018 in a ceremony held on campus in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Building. Twenty-nine of the graduates participated in the hooding and awards ceremony.
Chancellor's Professor Carol Tenopir gave a keynote address at the BOBCATSSS 2017 conference in Tempere, Finland on January 25, 2017. Her talk was titled, "Researchers need information too! How information improves the quality of worklife." Tenopir is currently in Tempere working with colleagues at the Hanken School of Economics while on a Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies assignment for the academic year.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's School of Information Sciences in the College of Communication and Information has received two grants which total more than $850,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to train information science experts.
Chancellor’s Professor and BOV Professor Carol Tenopir will step down from her CCI research administrative role and return to the SIS faculty on July 1, 2014 (see full story at http://www.cci.utk.edu/tenopir-steps-returns-faculty).
The Lib-Value Project funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is conducting an in-depth exploration of academic libraries’ value. The research work is featured in the spring 2013 edition of Quest magazine, http://quest.utk.edu/2013/maximizing-value/. Chancellor’s Professor and Director of the CCI Center for Information and Communication Studies Carol Tenopir is co-principal investigator on the project.
Carol Tenopir, a Chancellor's Professor in the School of Information Sciences, is the first recipient of a new endowed professorship in the College of Communication and Information (CCI).
The CCI Board of Visitors Professorship was made possible by generous gifts from donors, including current and former members of the college's Board of Visitors.
Carol Tenopir, Chancellor’s Professor of Information Sciences, has been named by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to its 2012 class of fellows. She has also been named the UT Quest Scholar of the Week, http://quest.utk.edu/2016/carol-tenopir-7/
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Chancellor’s Professor Carol Tenopir along with Associate Professor Suzie Allard and doctoral student Ben Birch have published a comprehensive white paper, “Academic Libraries and Research Data Services: Current Practices and Plans for the Future.” This research was conducted in conjunction with the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
Chancellor’s Professor Carol Tenopir is one of seven UT faculty members named by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to its 2012 class of fellows.
Late in the evening of April 20, 2010, an explosion rocked the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig pumping crude oil from beneath the Gulf of Mexico. The platform burst into flames and sank two days later, spilling thousands of barrels of oil into the water with each passing day.
Read this Quest article to learn more about how CCI faculty and students were involved with the recovery operations from this disaster: http://quest.utk.edu/2012/can-big-data-save-the-planet/