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London Public Library Specialists’ Guest Talk at Western

Last week we were fortunate to hear from professionals in the field of Library and Information Science about their programming, reference services and collections for non-English speaking population of London, Ontario. Heather LaVallee, Sherwood Branch Supervisor, Jodi Lewis, Jalna Branch Supervisor, and David McCord, LPL Coordinator, Collections Management of the London Public Library gave a team Read More …

Crossing Language Barriers Poster Session at FIMS, Western

Quiz: What languages are the signs in? What do you think they say? Do they have anything in common? “Crossing Language Barriers for Information Provision and Access” Poster SessionTuesday, December 5, 2016  @9:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.FIMS Graduate Library (FIMS & Nursing Building 3020)Please join the Multilingual Information Access class students as they present their Read More …

New Hire at LiT.RL

We welcome our (relatively!) new Graduate Research Assistant, Chris Brogly! Chris joined our team last summer. As of this fall, in the new academic year 2017/2018, he has become a full-time Doctoral Student in the Health Information Science program at FIMS, and he will continue his work at the lab. Chris is implementing the Clickbait Read More …

Visit from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

LiT.RL received a visit from Professors Tan Seng Chee, Kevin Hartman, and Betsy Ng, researchers at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. The conversation focused on how technology can be used to assess different forms of learning, and how to improve writing and citation skills in classroom settings. Dr. Tan’s research interests include Computer-Supported Read More …

ACM Workshop on Multimodal Deception Detection

Post Contributor: Yimin Chen. Following the ASIS&T conference in St. Louis, Victoria and Yimin rushed off to attend the Association for Computing Machinery Workshop on Multimodal Deception Detection in Seattle. Held in conjunction with the 17th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, this workshop featured keynote talks by Drs. Ioannis Pavlidis, Yejin Choi, and Jeffrey Read More …