National Science Foundation Awards $550,000 for Creation of State-of-the-Art Crowdsourcing Techniques
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a University of Texas at Austin School of Information faculty member $550,000 to explore ways to make crowdsourcing more viable and lower the risk for potential adopters.
The School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin received a $500,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to educate doctoral graduate students about the evolving occupations of information professionals. As future faculty and scholars, these students will advance the study of information work in the nation’s information schools.… » Continue Reading
School of Information Awarded $1.2 Million from IMLS for the Study of Digital Librarianship, Video Game Industry
The School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin has received $1.2 million from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) to prepare students for librarianship in a digital world and to research the collection and preservation of complex, community-built digital creations in the video game industry.