SciData is a new master’s initiative in the School of Information Sciences that focuses on science data management. Scientific data is growing in scale and complexity across all scientific disciplines, which is leading to an increased need for professionals who specialize in scientific data curation research and education. The need for professionals specifically trained in the management and curation of scientific data is growing.
Carol Tenopir News
Carol Tenopir, a UT Knoxville Chancellor’s Professor in the School of Information Sciences and director of the College of Communication and Information’s Center for Information and Communication Studies, has been awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
A $1 million grant to study the value of academic libraries to students, faculty, policymakers, funders and others has been awarded by Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to UT Knoxville in collaboration with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Libraries and the Association of Research Libraries.
A UT Knoxville Professor Carol Tenopir is serving on the U.S. Congressional roundtable to study how the results of federally funded research can be more widely disseminated. Tenopir is a professor of information sciences and the director of the Center for Information and Communication Studies at UT Knoxville.
The College of Communication and Information at UT Knoxville will receive $3.2 million over five years — the largest grant award the college has ever received — to participate in a National Science Foundation project to help create a data network that will enable earth and environmental scientists worldwide to share and preserve their research. The project is called DataONE, with ONE being short for Observation Network for Earth.
Carol Tenopir, a professor in the School of Information Sciences at UT Knoxville, has received the 2009 ASIS&T Award of Merit. The award, from the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), is the group’s highest honor.
UT Knoxville Chancellor’s Professor Carol Tenopir, a faculty member in the School of Information Sciences, is featured in this Inside Higher Ed story on how university libraries are serving the growing field of interdisciplinary studies.