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Trent Hill

CV Senior Lecturer
tghill62@uw.edu
Mary Gates Hall 330Y-1
Phone: 206-616-5670 | Fax: 206-616-3152

Specialization

  • Cataloging and Classification
  • Human Information Behavior

Courses

  • INFX 537 - Construction Of Indexing Languages
  • LIS 570 - Research, Assessment, And Design

Biography

Trent Hill is a Senior Lecturer for the iSchool. He teaches courses in knowledge organization, thesaurus construction, human information behavior, and instructional design. His published research is on the history and concept of “genre” in music as well as its relationship to classification systems. Additionally, he directs the iSchool’s Denmark Exploration Seminar program.

Education

  • MLIS, University of Washington, 2002
  • Ph D, American Literature, Duke University, 1994
  • MA, Duke University, 1988
  • BA, Duke University, 1985

Awards

  • FASTER grant for course development, 2016

Publications and Contributions

Presentations

  • Rip Van Winkle's Library of 2510 (2010)
    Internet Librarian, Information Today - Monterey, CA
  • Domain analysis in the thesaurus construction process (2008)
    Working group for the Transportation Research Thesaurus, Special Library Association - Seattle, WA
  • Using the ARCS model in a higher-education setting. (2005)
    Devry University - Federal Way, WA