Scholars at the School of Communication and Information take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans the fields of information science, library studies, communication, journalism and media studies.
Marie Radford's new book tackles the fundamentals of the reference interview, from why it’s important in the first place to methods for setting the stage for a successful interview and techniques for finding out what the library user really wants to know. Radford is a professor of library and information science at the Rutgers School of Communication and Information (SC&I).
With a grant from the Lenfest Institute for Journalism, the Media, Inequality and Change Center (MIC), The Media Mobilizing Project (MMP), and the Philadelphia Inquirer Opinion Section are partnering to create the Community Journalist Exchange: Building Bridges.
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science Chirag Shah has received a $100,000 grant from Amazon to pursue research on his project “Addressing Cold Start Problem in Personalization and Recommendation Using Proactive Information Retrieval.”
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The Geneva Trialogue brought together leaders from academia, the United Nations, and the private sector to collaborate in the development of specific initiatives that support U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in education.
Researchers from PBS KIDS met with SC&I’s Youth Cluster and doctoral students to discuss latest research findings in educating children through media.
Brent Ruben, Executive Director of the Rutgers Center for Organizational Leadership (OL) and Distinguished Professor of Communication in SC&I; Ralph Gigliotti, Director of Leadership Development and Research in OL and Part-time Faculty Member in SC&I; and Richard De Lisi, Senior Fellow in OL and University Professor, received the 2018 Sue DeWine Distinguished Scholarly Book Award for their work on “A Guide for Leaders in Higher Education: Core Concepts, Competencies, and Tools” (Stylus Publishing).
A new edition of SC&I's Dean Jonathan Potter's book "Social Texts Social Texts and Context: Literature and Social Psychology" has been released with a new preface.
SC&I faculty, students and staff will attend this year’s NCA Convention to participate in various presentations, panels, and division meetings. This year’s convention theme is “Communication at Play.”
Lane's book is the first to capture the lives of the same people and events as they move between the streets and social media, as well as the first book to show how the digital life of a neighborhood impacts black teenagers.
The book will cover the entire story, from the moment the boys and their coach decided to enter the cave until the last boy left the hospital and the team spoke to the world.