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June Abbas

June Abbas

June Abbas.


Director, School of Library and Information Studies

Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor

Co-Director, Data Scholarship Program

Office: Bizzell Library 120C
Campus: Norman

Dr. June Abbas is a Professor in the School of Library and Information Studies and Interim Director of the Dodge Family College of Arts & Sciences Data Scholarship Program at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Abbas is also the Editor in Chief of the peer-reviewed research journal Library and Information Science Research. She graduated with a PhD in information science from the University of North Texas in 1998.

Courses Commonly Taught:  

  • LIS 5043 Organization of Information
  • LIS 4/5523 Online Information Retrieval
  • LIS 4/5453 Digital Collections

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Research Areas:

Dr. Abbas' research interests include youth and the socio-cognitive factors associated with use of information technology, the role of libraries as transformative organizations, and human-centered design and knowledge organization within various contexts.