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Deborah Lines Andersen

Research methods and statistics, electronic information access technologies and their users, public libraries

The World Within Reach
Deborah Lines Andersen
Associate Professor Emerita
 

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department: Information Science


 

Education

Ph.D. Information Science, State University of New York, University at Albany, 1996.
Dissertation Title: User-Driven Technologies: Assessing the Information Needs of Historians as a Special User Population.

M.S. Library Science, Simmons College, Boston, MA, 1977. M.A.T. English, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 1972.

A.B. English (with distinction), Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, 1970.

Research Interests

Information policy
Information in government and democratic society
Knowledge organization and management
Public library administration and policy

Publications

Selected, recent publications:

2014. “Full information product pricing: An information strategy for harnessing consumer choice to create a more sustainable world.” (with Luis F. Luna-Reyes, Jing Zhang, Andrew Whitmore, Holly Jarman, Sergio Picazo-Vela, Giri K. Tayi, Theresa A. Pardo, Djoko S. Sayogo, Joanne S. Luiciano & David F. Andersen). Communications of the Association for Information Systems 34: Article 32.

2013. “Information Strategies to Support Full Information Product Pricing: The Role of Trust.” (with Luis F. Luna-Reyes, Jing Zhang , Réjean Roy, David F. Andersen, and Andy Whitmore). Information Polity 18(1).

2012. “The disconfirmatory interview as a strategy for the assessment of System Dynamics Models.”(with Luis Luna-Reyes, Vedat Diker, Laura Black, Eliot Rich, David F. Andersen). System Dynamics Review 28(3): 255-275.

2010. “Information, Mediation, and Users: A View of the Internet's Evolving Relationship to Information and Library Science.” [short version]. Interface: the Journal of Education, Community, and Values 10(9); e-journal at http://bcis.pacificu.edu/journal/

2007. “Public Library Systems in New York State: A History and Survey.” (with Xiaoai Ren). JLAMS (Journal of the Library Administration and Management Section of the New York Library Association) 4(1): 20-45); e-journal at http://www.nyla.org/content/user_10/JLAMS_Fall07i.pdf .

2007. “Homeschoolers at the Public Library: Are Library Services and Policies Keeping Pace?” (with Amy McCarthy). JLAMS (Journal of the Library Administration and Management Section of the New York Library Association), (3:1; Spring); e-journal only, contents at http://www.nyla.org/content/user_10/JLAMSspring07wg.pdf

2004. “Library as Living Space: How Glasgow, Scotland Defines Its Public Libraries.” JLAMS (Journal of the Library Administration and Management Section of the New York Library Association), (1:1; October); e-journal only, contents at http://www.nyla.org/content/user_10/JLAMS2004-01.pdf