Research

* Information Policy
* LIS Education
* Scholarly Communication
* Libraries and Intellectual Freedom
* Government and NGO as information disseminators

For a list of complete professional activities, see my Curriculum Vitae (09/16/13)

PUBLICATIONS (most recent)

Rabina, D.& & Todd, J. (2014). United Nations peacekeeping mission: A data extract project. Proceedings from the 2014 iConference. Available from IDEALS repository http://tinyurl.com/iConference2014

Rabina, D. (2013). Reference materials in LIS instruction: A Delphi study. JELIS 54 (2): 108-123.

Cocciolo, A. & Rabina, D. (2013). Does the use of place affect learner engagement?: The case of GeoStoryteller on the streets of New York. Journal of Documentation 69 (1) 98-120.

Dominic Farace, Jerry Frantzen, Laurents Sesink, Christiane Stock, and Debbie Rabina (2012). Linking full-text Grey Literature to underlying research and post-publication data: An Enhanced Publications Project. The Grey Journal 8(3):

Rabina, D. & Johnston, Scott. (2010). Recent Trends in EU Information Policy: Toward Greater Transparency in the Information Society. In Advances in Librarianship 32, pp. 181-197.

Rabina, D. (2010). A case of social scholarship for multi-player research in government information sources. Information Research 15 (4). http://informationr.net/ir/15-4/colis7.html. (CoLIS conference proceedings).

Rabina, D. (2010). Course and Learning Objective in the Teaching of Grey Literature: The Role of Library and Information Science Education. In: Farace, D.J., Schöpfel, J (Eds.), Grey Literature in Library and Information Studies. Berlin, New York: De Gruyter Saur.

Pattuelli, M.C. & Rabina, D. (2010). Forms, effects, function: LIS students’ attitudes towards portable e-book readers. Aslib Proceedings: New Information Perspectives 62 (3): 228-244.

Rabina, D.. Ted Kennedy’s speech at the 1980 Democratic National Convention: Researching pre-digital government in the digital age. Documents to the People 38 (1): 18-22.

CONFERENCE APPEARANCES (most recent)

2014

iConference 2014 (iSchool conference) Berlin, Germany (March)
Paper (Note) title: United Nations Peacekeeping Missions: A data extract project

ALISE, Philadelphia, PA (January)
Juried paper: The Immediate Benefits of Government Information to LIS Education.

ALISE, Philadelphia, PA (January)
Juried panel: Developing Research Culture within LIS Master Degree Programs.

2013
GL15: Fifteenth International Conference on Grey Literature, Bratislava, Slovakia (December)
Presentation title: Open Government Data use in research projects (keynote address)

2012

iConference 2012 (iSchool conference) Toronto, Canada (February)
Poster title: Does the use of Place Affect Learner Engagement? The Case of GeoStoryteller on the Streets of New York (with Anthony Cocciolo)
(Best poster award http://www.ischools.org/iConference12/awards/)

2011

Grey Literature 13, Library of Congress, Washington DC (December)
Presentation title: GeoStoryteller: Taking grey literature to the streets of New York

Grey Literature 13, Library of Congress, Washington DC (December)
Presentation title: Linking full-text GL to underlying research and post-publication data: An Enhanced Publications Project

Federal Depository Library Council, Washington DC. (October)
Ways and means of teaching and training: Reaching out in creative ways. (Session organizer and panelist)

MobilityShifts: An international future of learning summit. The New School, New York (Oct.)
Presentation title: Using mobile technology to promote historical understanding: Exploring German traces on the streets of New York

2010

(October) Federal Depository Library Council. Washington DC.
Teaching GovDocs LIS students: Challenges & Issues (Organizer and lead panelist)

(June) CoLIS 7 (Conceptions in Libraries and Information Science, London, UK.
A Case of Social Scholarship for Multi‐player Research in Government Information Sources

(January) ALISE, Boston, MA.
Panel title: Building collaborations with LIS school in Germany: The Goethe Institute LIS faculty German study tour



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