Archive for the 'Research' Category

Challenges to Born-Digital Institutional Archiving: The Case of a New York Art Museum

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

I have written a new article that highlights the challenges to born-digital institutional archiving, using a New York art museum as a case.  It is appearing soon in Records Management Journal, but you can download a preprint here. ABSTRACT Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to highlight the challenges to born-digital institutional archiving, […]

What Archivists Can Learn from Cosmology

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

I just presented a paper at AERI 2013 (Archival Education and Research Institute). You can download the paper here. ABSTRACT Archivists and archival educators have become increasingly interested in expanded conceptions of archives. This movement is best captured by the Pluralizing the Archival Curriculum Group, which asks “How do we move from an archival universe […]

Seeking New Yorkers

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

If interested in participating, please vist 911study.org.

Does Place Affect User Engagement and Understanding?

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Below you will find a pre-print for the forthcoming article in the Journal of Documentation: Does Place Affect User Engagement and Understanding? Mobile Learner Perceptions on the Streets of New York (co-authored with Debbie Rabina). ABSTRACT Purpose: The aim of this research project is to uncover if place-based learning can increase learner engagement and understanding […]

Presenting at the iConference

Monday, February 6th, 2012

I’m presenting a poster this week with my colleague Debbie Rabina at the iConference 2012 in Toronto. Here is a brief snippet from the introdution: The aim of this research project is to uncover if place-based learning can increase learner engagement and understanding of historical topics. To study this, learners will use GeoStoryteller to learn […]

Lauch Party!

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

I am pleased to announce the launch party this Friday for German Traces NYC. Pratt did a very nice press release on the project, and we just released an introduction video for the project: I will also be presenting the research related to the project at the GreyLit Conference (December 6, 2011 at the Library […]

German Traces NYC website launched

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

My colleagues and I have launched the German Traces NYC website, which is a collaboration between Goethe-Institut New York and Pratt SILS. Interested in the project? Follow up on Twitter… Or Facebook… Or YouTube!

New Publication on LIS Education

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

I wrote an article for Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP) titled “Situating Student Learning in Rich Contexts: A Constructionist Approach to Digital Archives Education.” EBLIP is an open access journal so it is free to download.

ASIST 2010

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

I truly enjoyed ASIST 2010 this past weekend. The conference was intellectually challenging and the people friendly! Below you will find my Powerpoint from a presentation I gave on a panel titled “Information Use in Learning.”

Using virtual space to compensate for lack of physical space?

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Below you will find a paper I wrote based on some work I did back at Teachers College. I hope you enjoy it. Cocciolo, A. (in press). Alleviating physical space constraints using virtual space? A study from an urban academic library. Library Hi Tech, 28(4). ABSTRACT Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to […]