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Barbara H Kwasnik

Barbara H Kwasnik

Professor

332 Hinds Hall | Phone: (315) 443-4547

bkwasnik@syr.edu

Overview

Barbara teaches in the areas of organization of information, theory of classification, and information science. She is especially interested in how classifications intersect with everyday human endeavor -- for example, how they are translated from one culture or application to another. The purpose is to help support increasingly diverse contexts. Previous research (with Kevin Crowston) includes investigating whether genre information can help in searching, personal information management, and browsing.

Research

Classification theory, documents and documentation, genre, issues in multicultural classification

Teaching

classification, indexing, research methods, knowledge organization

Personal

travel, fiber arts

Teaching


Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2018 IST511 M400 Intro to Library & Info Prof
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Fall 2017 IST511 M400 Intro to Library & Info Prof
Spring 2018 IST638 M800 Index&Abstract Syst & Services
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Fall 2016 IST700 M003 Research in Libraries
Fall 2016 IST631 M800 Theory/Classifaction & Sub Rep
Spring 2017 IST638 M800 Index&Abstract Syst & Services
Spring 2017 IST830 M001 Elicitation and Analytical Tec
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Fall 2015 IST616 M800 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
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Spring 2015 IST830 M001 Seminar in Info Systems
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Spring 2014 IST631 M800 Theory/Classifaction & Sub Rep
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Fall 2012 IST616 M001 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2012 IST800 M001 Foundation Proseminar: Int Inf
Fall 2012 IST800 M800 Proseminar:Adv Research Method
Spring 2013 IST616 M800 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
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Fall 2011 IST616 M001 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2011 IST638 M800 Index&Abstract Syst & Services
Spring 2012 IST616 M800 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Spring 2012 IST600 M801 Techniques Studying Users Need
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Fall 2010 IST616 M800 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2010 IST631 M800 Theory/Classifaction & Sub Rep
Spring 2011 IST604 M800 Cataloging of Info Resources
Spring 2011 IST616 M800 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
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Fall 2009 IST616 M001 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2009 IST631 M001 Theory/Classifaction & Sub Rep
Spring 2010 IST604 M001 Cataloging of Info Resources
Spring 2010 IST600 M012 Methods for Studying Users
Spring 2010 IST990 M001 Independent Study
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Fall 2008 IST616 M001 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2008 IST604 M001 Cataloging of Info Resources
Spring 2009 IST616 M001 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Spring 2009 IST638 M001 Index&Abstract Syst & Services
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Fall 2007 IST616 M001 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2007 IST604 M001 Cataloging of Info Resources
Spring 2008 IST511 M001 Intro to Library & Info Prof
Spring 2008 IST631 M001 Theory/Classifaction & Sub Rep
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Fall 2006 IST810 M011 Practicum in Research
Fall 2006 IST840 M012 Practicum in Teaching
Fall 2006 IST616 M001 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2006 IST638 M001 Index&Abstract Syst & Services
Spring 2007 IST810 M012 Practicum in Research
Spring 2007 IST840 M011 Practicum in Teaching
Summer 2007 IST840 M003 Practicum in Teaching
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Fall 2005 IST810 M011 Practicum in Research
Fall 2005 IST840 M012 Practicum in Teaching
Fall 2005 IST616 M001 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2005 IST820 M001 Seminar in Research Methods
Spring 2006 IST810 M011 Practicum in Research
Spring 2006 IST840 M012 Practicum in Teaching
Spring 2006 IST616 M002 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Spring 2006 IST631 M001 Theory/Classifaction & Sub Rep