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Abby Goodrum Joins JASIST Editorial Board

Roxanna Carpenter
 
Abby Goodrum, an assistant professor in the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University, has joined the editorial board of the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST). 
 
JASIST is the scholarly journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, an organization for information professionals in the fields of library and information science, communications, networking and computer science. JASIST's membership includes more than 4,000 information specialists from such fields as computer science, linguistics, management, librarianship, engineering, law, medicine, chemistry and education.
 
Goodrum, of Syracuse, N.Y., also serves on the Board of Directors for the American Society for Information Science and Technology and is a member of the editorial board for the Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST).
 
At SU, Goodrum currently serves as interim program director for the School of Information Studies' master of science degree in Library and Information Science. Her research and teaching interests include information seeking and retrieval in multimedia environments, and the development of web-based environments for the production and dissemination of still and moving images. Her research focuses on how people find and use digital images in a variety of settings including news agencies, medicine and museums. 
Prior to beginning her academic career, she was a librarian for CNN. Goodrum earned a bachelor's degree in radio, television and film and a master's degree in library science from the University of Texas; and a Ph.D. in information science from the University of North Texas.

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