October 24-26, 2007
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Speaker: Josť-Marie Griffiths


José-Marie Griffiths

University of North Carolina
School of Information and Library Science
100 Manning Hall
Chapel Hill NC
27599-3360 USA

José-Marie Griffiths is Dean and a Professor of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Griffiths has a research and administrative career that spans 30 years. She presently serves on the National Science Board and recently served as a member of the U.S. President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC). She has also served as a member of the U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS). She is the recipient of numerous awards for her contributions to information science, information technology for higher education, the development of IT industry in Michigan, and community networking in Tennessee. She holds a B.Sc. in Physics and Ph.D. in Information Science from University College London.

José-Marie will present Physical Spaces and Virtual Visitors: The Methodologies of a Comprehensive IMLS-Sponsored Study of Users and Uses of Museums. [Paper]