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.
The major areas of study discussed at CHIIR 2018 included user-centered aspects of information interaction and information retrieval focusing on aspects of human involvement in search activities, and information seeking and use in context.
Senteio Publishes Study on Impact of Electronic Health Records and Using Health Information to Inform Recommendations for Diabetes Care
In newly published research, Senteio describes opportunities to improve Electronic Health Records (EHR) tools and work flows to enhance information collection, which in turn can lead to better health outcomes for diabetes patients.
For a decade, Associate Professor Itzhak Yanovitzky and the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) have formed and maintained a successful research-practice partnership to identify and overcome ongoing challenges to effective public communication about the opioid drug epidemic in New Jersey and beyond.
The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) co-sponsored a panel on February 8 with the Rutgers University Institute for Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science that discussed the strong connection between communication and climate science. SC&I spoke to Associate Professor Lauren Feldman further on the topic.
The chapter, explains Potter, "Makes the argument that given the possibility of both collecting and working with naturalistic materials researchers need to provide more justification for using open ended interviews, say, or focus groups.”
A new book, written by Associate Professor Jennifer Theiss, covers extensive research on the very common experience of uncertainty in close relationships, and ways it can be helpful and harmful to relationship success.
The book explores gender inequalities in the media around the world and their negative influence on children and youth, and demonstrates that progressive role models can have a positive impact.
The book presents a communication-oriented approach to leadership and is designed to help every reader increase their professional and personal leadership skills.
SC&I Team Holds ALISE-Funded Research with “Community Conversations” at the East Brunswick Public Library
The "Community Conversations" helped the team gather information for their project titled “Investigation of Library Engagement.”
Kantor is part of a Rutgers team of three researchers who are working to develop novel methods the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can use to estimate how many people and goods are “missing” at the border.