Research

Research Interests

Digital libraries and other forms of digital cultural heritage, Metadata, Human-mediated information services, Evaluation of information services, Online teaching and learning, International curriculum design

Projects

Dates Title PIs Funding agency Funding amount
2012 January – December (Extension granted to 2013 June) Teaching in the Age of Facebook and other Social Media: LIS Faculty and Students “Friending” and “Poking” in the Social Sphere Carolyn Hank, Cassidy Sugimoto, Jeffrey Pomerantz Association for Library and Information Science Education $5,000
2010 June – 2013 May Educating Librarians in the Middle East: Building Bridges for the 21st Century (ELIME-21) Barbara Moran,
PI,
Javed Mostafa,
co-PI
Institute of Museum and Library Services
2008 September – 2012 August DigCCurr II: Extending an International Digital Curation Curriculum to Doctoral Students and Practitioners Helen Tibbo, PI Institute of Museum and Library Services $878,634
2008 September – 2010 August Analysis of Answered Questions from the Internet Public Library’s Ask a Question Service Jeffrey Pomerantz UNC-CH Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, University Research Council Small Grant Program $5,000
2009 February – 2010 January Workshop: i-Conference Doctoral Research Colloquium Jeffrey Pomerantz NSF Grant No. IIS – 0915594 Award Abstract $17,176
2006 January – 2008 December (Extension granted to 2009 December) Curriculum Development: Digital Libraries Barbara Wildemuth, PI, Ed Fox, PI, Jeffrey Pomerantz, co-PI NSF Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) program, Grant Nos. IIS-0535060 (UNC-CH), IIS-0535057 (VT) Award Abstract $83,558
2008 November – 2009 October Workshop: Coordinating EU-US Digital Library Education Jeffrey Pomerantz NSF Grant No. IIS – 0837958 Award Abstract $26,123
2006 September – 2008 August Preserving Access to Our Digital Future: Building an International Digital Curation Curriculum Helen Tibbo, Cal Lee Institute of Museum and Library Services, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program $602,041
2003 September – 2008 April InterConnections: The IMLS National Study on the Use of Libraries, Museums, and the Internet José-Marie Griffiths, PI Institute of Museum and Library Services $499,900
2006 September – 2007 April State Library of North Carolina Library Services and Technology Act Program Evaluation Jeffrey Pomerantz State Library of North Carolina $53,060
2006 January – December The Return on Investment of Collaborative Virtual Reference Service Jeffrey Pomerantz OCLC/ALISE Library & Information Science Research Grant Program $14,969