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Jim Malone

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School of Information Sciences
PhD Candidate

Jim Malone has a diverse background as a roaming information professional/librarian, with over 12 years experience in academic libraries in the USA, Afghanistan and Qatar; as well as pharmaceutical and corporate information settings. He was most recently an Information Services Librarian for the Distributed eLibrary at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar. Prior to this, he served as a Research Associate with Integrated Solutions & Services, Inc. Of Knoxville, TN, with his time devoted exclusively on peer review recruitment and market research projects at Oak Ridge Associated Universities/Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education. He received an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science in General Studies from East Tennessee State University, followed by the Masters of Science in Information Science degree from the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2006.

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 Bachelor of Science in General Studies, East Tennessee State University

Masters of Science in Information Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville,  2006

Research Interests: 
information science/communication
medical libraries
digital libraries
international librarianship
science education
quantum information theory
computational science
psychology, anthropology, social responsibility, cosmology
earth sciences
rural communities
innovation in knowledge economies
knowledge transference between academia, industry, and the public
International Interests: 

International Librarianship, Cross-Cultural Communication, Education in Developing Countries & Remote Communities, Information Management in Middle East