Key Collaborations and Projects
IST-funded research project with 11th Street Family Health Center to investigate the usage patterns of internet and cellular telephones among the population being served by the Center. Drs. Rogers, Zach, and Dalrymple presented a poster on the preliminary results at the iConference 2010, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Drexel Engineering Cities Initiative (DECI) grant competition award for Factors Influencing Trust in Emergency Warning Systems in the PHA Environment, a collaborative research project with Jennifer Taylor, Drexel School of Public Health. The award funded developing a white paper and presenting it to a DECI workshop in February 2010.
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Institute of Library and Museum Services National Leadership Grant, Investigating library and information services during community-based disasters: preparing information professionals to plan for the worst. Lisl Zach (PI) and Michelynn McKnight (Co-Investigator), 2006-2009.
Drs. Zach and Dalrymple are currently developing a model of factors relating to successful collaborations among LIS faculty; related research on collaboration between faculty at the College of Information Science & Technology and the College of Nursing and Health Professions is underway with Dr. Kathleen Fisher of CNHP.