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Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2013 17:56:03 -0400
From: "Brown, Cecelia M." <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Dr. June Abbas Promoted to Full Professor
Date: July 11, 2013 1:53:18 PM CDT

The School of Library and Information Studies at the University of 
Oklahoma is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. June Abbas to Full 
Professor, July 1st, 2013!

Dr. Abbas, obtained her PhD in Information Science from the University of 
North Texas in 2001 and taught in the Department of Library and 
Information Studies at the State University of New York in Buffalo from 
2001-2008 before joining OU SLIS on the Norman Campus in August 2008.

Her research focuses on the development of user-centered digital 
libraries, institutional repositories, and other knowledge organization 
structures. Dr. Abbas also conducts research on children and teens, and 
their use of technology; and the intersection between information 
behavior, information retrieval, and structures for organizing knowledge. 
For a list of Dr. Abbas' publications please click to:

The courses she teaches include those related to the organization of 
information and knowledge resources, cataloging and classification, 
indexing and surrogation, digital collections, and digital information 
retrieval. Dr. Abbas has also served as project manager on eight digital 
libraries projects and on task forces to develop institutional 
repositories at two universities.

For the pst six years Dr. Abbas served as the Chair of the American 
Library Association's Resource Description and Access Conference Forums 
and Programs Taskforce and is now the co-chair of the Association for 
Library Collections & Technical Services Cataloging and Metadata 
Management Section's Continuing Education Committee.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Abbas on reaching this significant 
milestone in her productive career and wishing her continued success in 
all her future endeavors!


Cecelia Brown
Professor & Director
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Connecting People to Information Since 1929
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