Dissertations

2018

Kaplan, Samantha. The Everyday Life and Information Practices of a Natural Immunity Advocate. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017. Advisor: Ryan Shaw.

Patillo, Ericka J. The Middle Manager Role in Academic Libraries. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017. Advisor: Barbara Moran.

2017

Bailey, Earl Wayne. Measuring Online Search Expertise. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017. Advisor: Diane Kelly

Clemens, Rachel Annette. Human Information Behavior, Coping and Decision-Making in the Context of a Personal Crisis: A Interpretive Phenoneological Analysis of the Voices of Birthmothers on Relinquishing a Child for Adoption. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017. Advisor: Barbara Wildemuth.

Grant, Sheryl. An Exploratory Study of Value Alignments in a Teacher Professional Development Digital Badge System. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017. Advisor: Barbara Wildemuth.

Ramdeen, Sarah. Information seeking behavior of geologists when searching for physical samples. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017. Advisor: Claudia Gollop

Vardell, Emily J. Health Insurance Literacy: How People Understand and Make Health Insurance Purchase Decisions. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017. Advisor: Claudia Gollop

2016

Ahmed, Sumayya. "We Call on Citizens to be Aware of the Value of What is in Their Homes:" A Case Study of the Hassan II Prize for Manuscripts and Archival Documents. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016. Advisor: Cal Lee.

Click, Amanda B. Adapting to Higher Education in a New Culture: International Students’ Perspectives on Research, Writing, and Academic Integrity. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016. Advisor: Sandra Hughes-Hassell

Edwards, Ashlee Aeisha. Engaged or Frustrated? Disambiguating Engagement and Frustration in Search. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016. Advisor: Diane Kelly

Murillo, Angela P. Data Sharing and Reuse in the Sciences: An Investigation of Infrastructure Factors. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016. Advisor: Jane Greenberg.

Rawson, Casey Held. In Search of Synergy for Science: A Collaborative Lesson Plan Assignment for Preservice Elementary School Teachers and Preservice School Librarians. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016. Advisor: Sandra Hughes-Hassell.

2015

Chen, Annie Tze-Tze. Meaning, Information and Online Participation along the Illness Journey: The Story for Fibromyalgia Patients. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2015. Advisor: Barbara Wildemuth

Costello, Kaitlin Light. Social Information Behaviors in the Context of Chronic Kidney Disease: Information Seeking, Disclosure, and Future Forecasting in Online Support Groups. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2015. Advisor: Barbara Wildemuth

Fan, Xiangyu. Influences of Serendipity on Consumer Medical Information Personalization. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2015. Advisor: Javed Mostafa.

Poole, Alexander Hoyt. Forging Our Cultural Commonwealth: The Importance of Digital Curation in the Digital Humanities. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2015. Advisor: Helen Tibbo

Wu, Wan-Ching. How Far Will You Go? Characterizing Online Search Stopping Behaviors Using Information Scent and Need for Cognition. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2015. Advisor: Diane Kelly

Yoon, Anyoung. Data Reuse and Users’ Trust Judgments: Towards Trusted Data Curation. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2015. Advisor: Helen Tibbo

2014

Sheble, Laura. Diffusion of Research Synthesis Methods: Patterns, Contexts and Impact. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014. Advisor: Diane Kelly 

Ryan, Heather (Bowden). Who’s Afraid of File Format Obsolescence?: Evaluating File Format Endangerment Levels and Factors for the Creation of a File Format Endangerment Index. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013. Advisor: Cal Lee

2013

Khanova, Julia. Role of Online Teaching Experience in Pedagogical Innovation in LIS Education: An Activity-Theoretical Analysis. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013. Advisor: Gary Marchionini

Morgan, Chad. Job Satisfaction Among Graduates of North Carolina Library and Information Science Programs. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013. Advisor: Joanne Marshall

Richards, Lori. Evidence-As-A-Service: State Recordkeeping in the Cloud. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013. Advisor: Cal Lee 

Velasco-Martin, Javier. Exploring Self-Disclosure in Online Social Networks. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013. Advisor: Gary Marchionini

Christopherson, Laura. OMG! l2spell online: The creative vocabulary of cyberlanguage s(~_^)--b. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013. Advisor: Stephanie Haas

Hanson-Baldauf, Dana. Exploring the Everyday Life Information Needs, Practices, and Challenges of Emerging Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013. Advisor: Sandra Hughes-Hassell

2012

Marcial, Laura. Moving Beyond the Desktop: Searching for Information with Limited Display Size. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012. Advisor: Brad Hemminger

Portnoy, Felix. Avoiding Ad Avoidance: Factors Affecting the Perception of Online Banner Ads. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012. Advisor: Gary Marchionini

Rodriguez, Derek. Developing the ‘Understanding Library Impacts’ Protocol: A Method for Communicating Library Impact on Student Learning. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012. Advisor: Helen Tibbo

VanScoy, Amy. Practitioner Experiences in Academic Research Libraries: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Reference Work. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012. Advisor: Barbara Moran

White, Hollie. Organizing Scientific Data Sets: Studying Similarities and Differences in Metadata and Subject Term Creation. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012. Advisor: Jane Greenberg

Niu, Xi. Beyond Text Queries and Ranked Lists: Faceted Search in Library Catalogs. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012. Advisor: Brad Hemminger

Ellington, Beth. Defining the eHealth Information Niche in the Family Physician/Patient Examination and Knowledge Transfer Process. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012. Advisor: Claudia Gollop

Cushing, Amber. Possessions and Self-extension in Digital Environments: Implications for Maintaining Personal Information. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012. Advisor: Deborah Barreau

Wilkins-Jordan, Mary. Competency Development for Public Library Directors. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012. Advisor: Evelyn Daniel

2011

Perryman, Carol. The Sense-making Practices of Hospital Librarians. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011. Advisor: Joanne Gard Marshall

Brent Ruvane, Mary. Digital Humanities: Envisioning a Collaborative Tool for Mapping, Evaluating, and Sharing Reconstructed Colonial American Parcel Maps. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011. Advisor: Paul Solomon 

2010

Russell, Terrell. Contextual Authority Tagging: Expertise Location via Social Labeling. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011. Advisors: Deborah Barreau and Gary Marchionini2010

Baker, Nancy. Methods in Literature-Based Drug Discovery. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Bradley Hemminger

Boltz, Robin Henson. Listening to their Voices: What and Why are Rural Teen Males Reading? Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Evelyn Daniel

Choemprayong, Songphan. Transition of Worldviews: Collective Information Behavior during Thailand’s 2006 Coup D’états. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Paul Solomon

Cherry, Kevin. Online Cultural Heritage Materials and the Teaching of History in the Schools: A Concept Analysis of State Archives and Collaborative Digitization Program Web Resources. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Helen Tibbo

Church, Lewis. Combinatoric Models of Information Retrieval Ranking Methods and Performance Measures for Weakly-Ordered Document Collections. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Robert Losee

Etim, Alice Sunday. The Adoption and Diffusion of Information and Communication Technology in the Base of the Pyramid Population of Sub-Saharan Africa: A Study of Nigerian University Students. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Evelyn Daniel

Hank, Carolyn. Scholars and their Blogs: Characteristics, Preferences, and Perceptions Impacting Digital Preservation. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Helen Tibbo

Ke, Weimao.Scalability of Findability: Decentralized Search and retrieval in Large Information Networks. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Javed Mostafa 

Kramer-Duffield, Jacob. Beliefs and Uses of Tagging Among Undergraduates. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Jane Greenberg 

Oh, Jung Sun. Network Analysis of Shared Interests Represented by Social Bookmarking Behaviors. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Barbara Wildemuth

Oh, Sanghee. Answerers' Motivations and Strategies for Providing Information and Social Support in Social Q&A: An Investigation in Health Answering. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Barbara Wildemuth

Shah, Chirag. A Framework for Supporting User-Centric Collaborative Information Seeking. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Gary Marchionini

Song, Yaxiao. Multi-modal Surrogates for Retrieving and Making Sense of Videos: Is Synchronizations Between the Multiple Modalities Optimal? Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Gary Marchionini

Stutzman, Fred. Networked Information Behavior in Life Transition. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: Gary Marchionini 

Sugimoto, Cassidy R. Mentoring, Collaboration, and Interdisciplinarity: An Evaluation of the Scholarly Development of Information and Library Science Doctoral Students. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009. Advisor: Gary Marchionini

Weiss, Meredith L. Information Technology Management in Higher Education:An Evidence-Based Approach to Improving Chief Information Officer Performance. Chapel Hill, NC; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010. Advisor: José-Marie Griffiths

2009

Lovetta, James M. Middle School Teachers’ Understanding of Technology Integration. Chapel Hill, NC; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009. Advisor: Barbara Wildemuth

Loo, Jeffery Lawrence. Acceptance of Health Services on Mobile Phones: A Study of Consumer Perceptions. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009. Advisor: Paul R. Solomon

Mitchell, Erik T.Hill. Metadata Literacy: An Analysis of Metadata Awareness in College Students. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009.  Advisor: Jane Greenberg

Rathbun-Grubb, Susan. Leaving Librarianship: A Study of the Determinants and Consequences of Occupational Turnover. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009. Advisor: Joanne Marshall

Wisser, Katherine. The Organization of Knowledge and Bibliographic Classification in Nineteenth-Century America. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009. Advisor: Paul Solomon

Zhang, Yan. The Construction of Mental Models of Information-rich Web Spaces: The Development Process and the Impact of Task Complexity. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009. Advisor: Barbara Wildemuth

2008

Church, Lila Teresa. Documenting African American Community Heritage: Archival Strategies and Practices In the United States. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008. Advisor: Helen Tibbo

Crystal, Abe. Design Research for Personal Information Management Systems to Support Undergraduate Students. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008. Advisor: Jane Greenberg

2007

Brown, Ronald Tavara. Information Needs and Use of Online Video By Educators: Implications for the Design of Web Resources. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007. Advisor: Stephanie Haas

Fu, Xin, Evaluating Sources of Implicit Feedback for Web Search. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007. Advisor: Gary Marchionini.

Luo, Lili. Towards Sustaining Professional Development: Identification of Essential Competencies and Effective Training Techniques for Chat Reference Services.  Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007.  Advisors: Jeffrey Pomerantz and Claudia Gollop.

MacMullen, W. John. Contextual Analysis of Variation and Quality in Human-Curated Gene Ontology Annotations. Chapel Hill. NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007. Advisor: Gary Marchionini.

Pattuelli, Maria Cristina. A User-Centered Approach to the Development of a History Domain Ontology: Helping Teachers Use Digital Primary Sources.  Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007.  Advisor: Stephanie W. Haas.

2006

Bergquist, Ronald E.  "It could have been bigger, but its residents like it as is": Small Town Libraries in Moore County, North Carolina. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006.  Advisor: Claudia Gollop.

Evans, Meredith Rachelle. Recordkeeping Practices in Selected Atlanta Area Black Churches. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006.  Advisor: Claudia Gollop.

Oakleaf, Megan J. Assessing Information Literacy Skills: A Rubric Approach. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006. Advisor: Helen Tibbo.

Winget, Megan Alicia. Annotation of Musical Scores: Interaction and Use Behaviors of Performing Musicians. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006. Advisors: Helen Tibbo and Gary Marchionini.

2005

Dominick, James Lyon, The IN-SITU Study of an Electronic Textbook in an Educational Setting. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004. Advisor: Paul Solomon.

Li, Bin. The Social Construction of Web Appropriation and Use in American Libraries: An Interpretive and Longitudinal Approach. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005. Advisor: Barbara Wildemuth.

May, Andrew D.  Assisting Users: An Investigation into the Computer Consulting Process. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005. Advisor: Paul Solomon.

Rosso, Mark Anthony, Using Genre to Improve Web Search. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004. Advisor: Stephanie Haas

Yang, Meng.  An Exploration of Users' Video Relevance Criteria.  Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005. Advisor: Gary Marchionini.

2004

Kim, Seung-Lye. Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Workshop on Collaboration and Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004. Advisor: Diane Sonnenwald.

Mu, Xiangming. Smartlinks in a Video-based Collaborative Distance Learning system: A Cognitive Model and Evaluation Study. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004. Advisor: Gary Marchionini.

Pattee, Amy. Everywhere, or a Reflection: describing the 'Sweet Valley High' experience. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004. Advisor: Brian Sturm.

2003

Arns, Jennifer Weil. The Geography of Access: The Impact of Governanceand Institutional Factors on the Purpose of Controversial Materials by U.S. Public Libraries. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003. Advisor: Evelyn Daniel.

Brunk, Benjamin. A Framework for Understanding the Privacy Space.Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003. Advisor: Gary Marchionini.

Efron, Miles. Eigenvalue-based Estimators for Optimal Dimensionality Reduction in Iinformation Retrieval. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003. Advisor: Greg Newby.

Fichman-Shachaf, Pnina. Global Virtual Teams: The Impact of Cultural Diversity and Information and Communication Technology on Team Effectiveness. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003. Advisor: Barbara Moran.

Geisler, Gary. AgileViews: A Framework for Creating More Effective Information Seeking Interfaces. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003. Advisor: Gary Marchionini.

Maglaughlin, Kelly L. An Exploration of Interdisciplinary Academic Scientific Collaboration Factors. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003. Advisor: Diane H. Sonnenwald.

Travers, Debbie. Identification of Concepts from Emergency Department Text Using Natural Language Processing Techniques and the Unified Medical Language System. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003. Advisor: Stephanie W. Haas.

2002

Lan, Wen-Chin. From Document Clues to Descriptive Metadata: Document Characteristics Used by Graduate Students in Judging the Usefulness of Web Documents. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002. Advisor: Jerry D. Saye.

Yang, Kiduk. Combining Text-, Link-, and Classification-based Retrieval Methods to Enhance Information Discovery on the Web. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002. Advisor: Gary Marchionini.

2001

Marson, Barbara Miller. The Adoption and Implementation of Online Public Access Catalogs in the North Carolina Community College System. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001. 221 p. Advisor: Evelyn Daniel.

Meho, Lokman I. The Information-Seeking Behavior of Social Science Faculty Studying Stateless Nations. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001. 203p. Advisor: Helen R. Tibbo.

Slone, Debra Jean. Road Maneuvers: Information-Seeking Behaviors of Public Library Users on the Internet. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001. 132p. Advisor: Claudia Gollop.

2000

O'Keefe, Karen Michelle. The Quality of Medical Students' confidence Judgments When Using External Information Resources: The Effects of Different Media Formats, Source of Questions, and Question Formats. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000. 132 p. Advisor: Barbara M. Wildemuth.

Williamson, Jeannine Mary. The Vocabulary and Rhetorical Structures in Literary Studies Articles about Molly Bloom: A Description, and Applications for Information Science. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000. 349p. Advisor: Paul Solomon.

1999

Sauperl, Alenka. Subject Determination During the Cataloging Process. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999. 304p. Advisor: Jerry D. Saye.

Swain, Deborah Elizabeth. A Communication Model for a Software Engineering Environment. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999. 204p. Advisor: Paul Solomon.

Tang, Rong. Use of Relevance Criteria Across Stages of Document Evaluation: A Micro Level and Macro Level Analysis. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999. 330p. Advisor: Paul Solomon.

1998

Cogdill, Keith Wilson. The Information Needs and Information Seeking of Nurse Practitioners. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998. 129p. Advisor: Barbara M. Wildemuth.

Gant, Stephen Paul. Information Filtering of the Congressional Record: Explaining Variation in Adoption and Intensity of Use. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998. 194p. Advisor: Evelyn H. Daniel.

He, Shaoyi. Translingual Alteration of Conceptual Information in Medical Translation: A Cross-Language Analysis Between English and Chinese. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998. 120p. Advisor: Stephanie W. Haas.

Hughes, Sandra M. The Impact of Whole Language on Four Elementary School Libraries. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998. 299p. Advisor: Evelyn H. Daniel.

Paris, Lee Anne Hagewood. Stopping Behavior: User Persistence in Online Searching and Its Relation to Optimal Cutoff Points for Information Retrieval Systems. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998. 247p. Advisor: Helen R. Tibbo.

1997

Seaver, Barry William. The Career of Rebecca Browning Rankin, the Municipal Reference Librarian of the City Of New York, 1920-1952. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1997. 429p. Advisor: Edward G. Holley.

1996

O'Neill, Ann L. Information Transfer in Professions: A Citation Analysis of Nursing Literature. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1996. 170p. Advisor: William M. Shaw, Jr.

Smith, Martha Montague. Information Ethics: An Hermeneutical Analysis of an Emerging Area in Applied Ethics. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1996. 168p. Advisor: Elfreda A. Chatman.

1995

Bohannan, April. Anticipatory Socialization: A Study of Entering Students in Library and Information Science Programs. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1995. 158p. Advisor: Barbara B. Moran.

Byrd, Gary D. The Extent to Which Common Property Academic Health Sciences Library Journal Collections Contribute to Individual Productive Use of the Biomedical Journal Literature. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1995. 239p. Advisor: Joe A. Hewitt.

Greever, Ellen A. Fractured Fairy Tales: Parody in Literary Fairy Tales for Children. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1995. 164p. Advisor: Susan Steinfirst.

Owens, Irene. Librarian-Patron Interaction and Information Exchange in the Reference Department of an Academic Library. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1995. 219p. Advisor: Edward G. Holley.

1994

Jacob, Elin Katherine. Sharing Concepts: Communicative Constraints on the Structure of Categories. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1994. 236p. Advisor: Stephanie Haas.

Olszak, Lydia Pearl. Mistakes, Failures, and Dirty Work in Reference Service. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1994. 239p. Advisor: Elfreda A. Chatman.

1993

Fedora, Arabelle P. An Exploration of the Scheduling Patterns of Two Exemplary Elementary School Media Centers. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993. 319p. Advisor: Evelyn H. Daniel.

Hart, Richard Lukens. The Information-Gathering Behavior of the Faculty of a Four-Year State College. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993. 193p. Advisor: Barbara B. Moran.

Hovekamp, Tina. Maragou. Unions and Work Attitudes: Job Satisfaction, Work Values, and Organizational Commitment of Professional Librarians. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993. 203p. Advisor: Elfreda A. Chatman.

Moon, Sung Been. Enhancing Performance of Full-Text Retrieval Systems Using Relevance Feedback. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993. 208p. Advisor: Robert Losee.

Shannon, Donna M. Children's Responses to Humor in Fiction. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993. 255p. Advisor: Susan Steinfirst.

Snyder, Nancy Karen. A Cognitive Analysis of Concept Books. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993. 214p. Advisor: Susan Steinfirst.

1992

Gleim, David Ernest. The Relationship Between Cataloging Delay and the Circulation of Books at a Large Research Library. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1992. 228p. Advisor: William M. Shaw, Jr.

1991

Brown, Kathleen Rae. An Analysis of the Variables of Overlap, Duplication, and Use in the Collections of Three Liberal Arts College Libraries. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991. 277p. Advisor: Robert Broadus.

Feehan, Patricia Ellen. State Library Agency Youth Services Consultants: Their Potential as Agents of Change. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991. 260p. Advisor: Barbara B. Moran.

Jones, Plummer Alston, Jr. American Public Library Service to the Immigrant Community, 1876-1948: A Biographical History of the Movement and Its Leaders: Jane Maud Campbell (1869-1947), John Foster Carr (1869-1939), Eleanor (Edwards) Ledbetter (1870-1954), And Edna Phillips (1890-1968). Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991. 630p. Advisor: Edward G. Holley.

1990

Burgin, Robert Edward. Improved Syntactic Disambiguation in the FASIT Automatic Indexing Environment. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990. 221p. Advisor: Martin Dillon.

Eaton, Elizabeth Gale. Effects of Spatial Skills and Route Uncertainty on the Ability of Fifth-Graders and High School Students to Locate Known Items on Library Shelves. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990. 235p. Advisor: William M. Shaw, Jr.

High, Walter Martin, III. Editing Changes to Monographic Cataloging Records in the OCLC Database: An Analysis of the Practice in Five University Libraries. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990. 286p. Advisor: William M. Shaw, Jr.

Kester, Diane Katherine Davies. Modeling the School System Adoption Process for Library Networking. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990. 213p. Advisor: Evelyn H. Daniel.

1989

Ruffin, Angela Beverly. School Library Media Specialists and Instructional Development Activities: An Analysis of Time Spent in Instructional Consulting with Teachers. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989. 181p. Advisor: Marilyn Miller.

1988

Carmichael, James Vinson, Jr. Tommie Dora Barker and Southern Librarianship. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988. 571p. Advisor: Edward G. Holley.

Gaumond, George Raymond. Organizational Characteristics of University Departmental Libraries in the United States: A Descriptive Analysis. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988. 164p. Advisor: Edward G. Holley.

Havener, W. Michael. The Use of Print Versus Online Sources to Answer Ready Reference Questions in the Social Sciences. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988. 166p. Advisor: Judith B. Wood.

Martin, Robert Sidney. Louis Round Wilson at the University of North Carolina, 1901-1932. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988. 805p. Advisor: Edward G. Holley.

1987

Allen, Jean Short. Information-Seeking Patterns and Resource Use by Baptist Leaders in Three Central American Countries. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1987. 292p. Advisor: Evelyn H. Daniel.

1986

Craddock, George Edward, Jr. The Role of the Library Director in the Small Private Liberal Arts College. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986. 265p. Advisor: Edward G. Holley.

Dowell, David Ray. The Relation of Salary to Sex in a Female Dominated Profession: Librarians Employed at Research Universities in the South Atlantic Census Region. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986. 238p. Advisor: Lester Asheim.

Jackson, Susan McEnally. The History of the Junior Novel in the United States, 1870-1980. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986. 510p. Advisor: Susan Steinfirst.

Rodney, Mae Lipscomb. The Influence of Certain Variables on Collection Use at Three Historically Black Liberal Arts Colleges. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986. 180p. Advisor: Robert Broadus.

Willett, Holly Geneva. Services and Resources in California Public Libraries in Fiscal Year 1977-78 and Fiscal Year 1982-83. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986. 241p. Advisor: Marilyn Miller.

1985

Budd, John Mason. Characteristics of Research Materials Used by American Literature Scholars: A Citation Study. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1985. 198p. Advisor: Robert Broadus.

Williams, Delmus Eugene. The Impact of Accreditation by the Southern Association on the Process of Change in Two University Libraries. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1985. 210p. Advisor: Edward G. Holley.

1984

Molyneux, Robert Edward. An Examination of the Growth of Academic Libraries in the United States, 1972/73-1981/82. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1984. 317p. Advisor: Robert Broadus.

1983

Nielsen, Thomas Brian. The Impact of a User Fee on Librarian Responsiveness: An Examination of Online Bibliographic Searching and Reference Practice. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1983. 207p. Advisor: Lester Asheim.

1982

Bierbaum, Esther Green. The Museum Library: Its Relationship to Educational Programming in Science or Natural History Museums. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1982. 183p. Advisor: Edward G. Holley.

1981

Dowell, Arlene (Taylor). A Five-Year Projection of the Impact of the Rules for Form of Heading in the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Second Edition, Upon Selected Academic Library Catalogs. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1981. 189p. Advisor: Lester Asheim.

1980

Bell, Joann Hardison. An Investigation of Attitudes about Continuing Professional Education Programs in Library Schools Held by Faculty Members and Deans of Library Schools with Accredited Master's Programs. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1980. 203p. Advisor: Fred Roper.