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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

Publications and Contributions

  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Seeking an ideal solution to the management of personal information collections (2011)
    Information Research Volume 16 Issue 1 page paper 462 Authors: Harry Bruce, A G Wenning, Elisabeth Jones, Vinson Julia, William Jones
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal The Audacious Vision of Information Schools (2011)
    Journal of Library and Information Science Volume 37 Issue 1 page 4-10 Author: Harry Bruce
  • Conference Paper Providing for Paper, Place and People in Personal Projects (2009)
    Authors: J Vinson, William Jones, Harry Bruce
  • Conference Paper I Give Up! Five Factors that Contribute to the Abandonment of Information Management Strategies (2008)
    ISBN/ISSN: 1550-8390 Authors: Harry Bruce, E. Jones
  • Conference Poster I Give Up! Five Factors that Contribute to the Abandonment of Information Management Strategies (2008)
    Authors: Elisabeth Jones, Harry Bruce, Predrag Klasnja, William Jones
  • Conference Paper Planning Personal Projects and Organizing Personal Information (2006)
    Authors: A Foxley, C Munat, William Jones, Harry Bruce
  • Conference Paper Project Contexts to Situate Personal Information (2006)
    SIGIR 2006, Seattle, WA Authors: A Foxley, William Jones, Harry Bruce
  • Conference Paper The I-Conference: Gathering of the Clans of Information (2006)
    Volume 32 Issue 4 page 9-23 ISBN/ISSN: 0095-4403 Authors: Harry Bruce, D. J. Richardson, Michael Eisenberg
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Personal anticipated information need (2005)
    Information Research Volume 10 Issue 3 ISBN/ISSN: 1368-1613 Author: Harry Bruce
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New The PAIN Hypothesis (2005)
    Theories of information behavior: A researcher's guide ISBN/ISSN: 978-1573872300 Author: Harry Bruce
  • Conference Paper The Universal Labeler: Plan the Project and Let Your Information Follow (2005)
    ASIS&T Annual Meeting Authors: C Munat, William Jones, Harry Bruce
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal A multidimensional approach to the study of human-information interaction: A case study of collaborative information retrieval (2004)
    Journal of the American Society for Information Science Volume 55 Issue 11 page 939-953 Authors: Raya Fidel, A. M. Pejtersen, B. Cleal, Harry Bruce
  • Conference Paper Building an Interdisciplinary Research Community and Culture in an Information School (2004)
    page 89-99 Authors: Harry Bruce, Alpha Delap
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Information behavior that keeps found things found (2004)
    Information Research Volume 10 Issue 1 Authors: Harry Bruce, William Jones, S. Dumais
  • Conference Paper Keeping and Re-finding information on the Web: What do people do and what do they need? (2004)
    ISBN/ISSN: 0044-7870 Authors: Harry Bruce, William Jones, S. Dumais
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal A comparison of the collaborative information retrieval of two design teams (2003)
    The New Review of Information Behavior Research page 139-153 Authors: Harry Bruce, Raya Fidel, A. M. Pejtersen, S. Dumais, J. Grudin
  • Conference Position Paper Information Seeking and Sharing in Design Teams (2003)
    Proceedings of the 2003 International ACM SIGGROUP Conference on Supporting Group Work page 239-247 Authors: S. Poltrock, J. Grudin, S. Dumais, Raya Fidel, Harry Bruce, A. M. Pejtersen
  • Book Editor, Scholarly Emerging frameworks and methods: Proceedings of the fourth international conference on conceptions of library and information science (CoLIS4) (2002)
    Authors: Harry Bruce, Raya Fidel, P Ingwersen, P Vakkari
  • Book, Scholarly-New The User's View of the Internet (2002)
    Issue 1 page 228 ISBN/ISSN: 978-0810843660 Author: Harry Bruce
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New Conceptual frameworks in information behavior (2001)
    Annual Review of Information Science & Technology Volume 35 page 43-78 Authors: K. E. Pettigrew, Raya Fidel, Harry Bruce
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Collaborative Information Retrieval (CIR) (2000)
    New Review of Information Behaviour Research: Studies of Information Seeking in Context Volume 1 Issue 1 page 235-247 Authors: Raya Fidel, Harry Bruce, A. M. Pejtersen, S. Dumais, J. Grudin, S. Poltrock

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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