Working With Seniors: Methodological Issues in Information Research
Topics: Diversity, Special Populations
Contact: For more information about the teleconference option, please contact the SLIM office.
Fri, 11/16/2007 - 4:00am - 5:30am
About the Event
Dr. Donald Wicks, Associate Professor at the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS), Kent State University, will be the guest speaker on the topic "Working With Seniors: Methodological Issues in Information Research".
Dr. Wicks has been a member of the SLIS faculty since 1999. Dr. Wicks is a co-investigator for an IMLS National Leadership Grant for: "Health Information Seeking Behaviors of Older Adults: Research to Guide Development of Health Literacy Skills, Library Programming, and Community Networks". Previous research projects which also received grant funding include "The Interdisciplinary Gerontology Research Base Available through the Kent State University Library System" and "Independent Older Adults and Their Information Seeking*.
Presented by: Dr. Donald Wicks
Dr. Wicks earned his Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from the University of Western Ontario and he holds Masters Degrees in Biblical Studies and History. He received third place honors in the ALISE Doctoral Research Poster Session in 1997.
A complete listing of his publications is available from his web site at http://www.slis.kent.edu/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=37