讲座人：Prof. Gary Burnett
题目: Beyond Information Worlds: The Domains of Information.
讲座人：Prof. Kathleen Burnett
题目: Digital Technology and information Ethics: Three Paradoxes.
Gary Burnett is a Professor at the School of Information at Florida State University; he received his PhD in English from Princeton University and his MLS from Rutgers University. His research focuses on the text-based information environments and social norms of virtual communities; the relationship between information exchange and social interaction; and a theoretical approach to “Information Worlds,” which explores the social, political, and economic contexts of information access and exchange within specific communities. His book, titled Information Worlds: Social Context, Technology, & Information Behavior in the Age of the Internet and co-authored with Paul Jaeger of the University of Maryland was published by Routledge in 2010. His work has also been published in journals such as Information Research, The Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Library Quarterly, The Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, and Library and Information Science Research. At the School of Information, he teaches technical and professional writing courses, as well as courses in information organization, the information needs of adults, the social worlds of information use, and a doctoral theory seminar. During fall, 2016, he is a Visiting Professor at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea.
Kathy Burnett is F. William Summers Professor and Director at the School of Information at Florida State University. She received MLS and PhD degrees in Library & Information Studies (the latter with a focus on the History of Printing and Publishing) from the University of California at Berkeley. Her research interests include: social informatics; gender, race, and ethnicity and IT; and disciplinary identity. She is currently working on a book about the history of information as an academic discipline, and will be traveling throughout Asia interviewing iSchool deans and directors this spring. Her work has been published in journals such as The Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Library Quarterly, Interacting with Computers, and the Journal for Education in Library and Information Science. She served as co-editor of JELIS for five years. At the School of Information, she teaches information ethics, information education, digital storytelling, and theory development. During fall, 2016, she is a Visiting Professor at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea.