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Harry Bruce

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Dean and Professor
Office: Mary Gates Hall 370K
Phone: 206.616.0985
Fax: 206.616.3152

Primary Areas of Expertise

Biography

Dr. Harry Bruce is the Dean of the Information School of the University of Washington. His teaching and research focus is on human information behavior, information seeking and use and personal information management. Harry’s research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Institute for Library and Museum Studies, and the Australian Department of Employment Education and Training.

Education

  • Ph D, University of New South Wales, 1996
  • Mlibr, University of New South Wales, 1993
  • BA, Macquarie University, 1982

Memberships

  • American Society for Information Science & Technology
  • Association for Library and Information Science Education
  • iCaucus

Presentations

  • "The Audacious Vision of Information Schools" (2010)
    Presented at: Graduate Institute of Library and Information Studies, National Taiwan Normal University
  • "The Emerging Role of Libraries in an Information Age" (2009)
    Presented at: Friends of the Seattle Pacific University Libraries
  • "A vision for Global Research Libraries in 2020" (2008)
    Presented at: GRL - Global Research Libraries 2020
  • "Leadership in Higher education: iSchools and the 21st Century Librarian" (2008)
  • "The iSchool and the future of LIS Education" (2008)
    Presented at: University of Washington
  • "Information schools and the future of LIS education and research" (2007)
    Presented at: University of Hangzhou, Xixi Campus
  • "Personal Information Management" (2007)
    Presented at: Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • "Personal Information Management" (2007)
    Presented at: University of Hangzhou, Xixi Campus
  • "Educating information specialists in a digital age" (2006)
    Presented at: Sino-U.S. Symposium on Library and Information Science Education in Asia
  • "The i-School Movement (panel session)" (2006)
    Presented at: ASIS&T - American Society for Information Science & Technology
  • "Keeping Found Things Found" (2005)
    Presented at: SLA - Special Libraries Association, Pacific Northwest Chapter
  • "Keeping found things found and other challenges of Personal Information Management" (2005)
    Presented at: University of Washington
  • "Keeping found things found and other challenges of Personal Information Management" (2005)
    Presented at: Digital Media Working Group, The Institute for International Policy's Center for Internet Studies, and The Simpson Center for the Humanities at the University of Washington
  • "Keeping Found Things Found" (2003)
    Presented at: Center for Human Information Interaction
  • "Now Do You Know Where Your Information Is?: Perspectives on the Present and Future of Personal Information Management" (2003)
    Presented at: ASIS&T - American Society for Information Science & Technology
  • "Personal Information Management in Theory and in Practice" (2003)
    Presented at: ASIS&T - American Society for Information Science & Technology
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