In 2015, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) observed the first detection of gravitational waves—ripples in the fabric of spacetime created by the cataclysmic collision of two black holes. The Syracuse University Gravitational Wave Group played a leading role in this…
Small Named Co-Editor of School Library Research Journal
Ruth Small, a Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor at the School of Information Studies (iSchool), has been named co-editor of the American Association of School Librarians’ peer-reviewed online journal, School Library Research (SLR).
Small will share editing duties with Mega Subramaniam, an assistant professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland.
“School Library Research is a first-choice journal for research in the school library arena,” says Gail Dickinson, president of the American Association of School Librarians. “SLR has the ability to immediately inform both scholars and practitioners on the latest developments in learning and libraries. With the appointment of Ruth Small and Mega Subramaniam, we ensure our prestigious position in the rigorous and competitive world of scholarly peer-reviewed journals.”
The American Association of School Librarians is a division of the American Library Association, and promotes the improvement and extension of library services in elementary and secondary schools as a means of strengthening overall education programs.
At Syracuse, Small is a founding director of the Center for Digital Literacy, an interdisciplinary, collaborative research and development center, partnering the iSchool, School of Education and S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.