Carol Barry, PhD
Carol Barry is the Director and the Bert R. and Judith I. Boyce Professor in the School of Information Studies at Louisiana State University. Dr. Barry's background includes significant leadership positions within the profession and at the school, college, and university levels within LSU. She has served her profession in numerous capacities, including as Associate Editor and Editorial Board Member for the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Guest Editor for the LLA Bulletin Theme Issue on Networked Access in Libraries, and Board Member of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.
At the University level, Dr. Barry has served terms as Vice President, Secretary, and Senator on the LSU Faculty Senate, and she has chaired the Academic Computing Committee and Courses and Curricula Committee while serving as a member of the Grievance Committee and Budget Committee. Along the way, she has been tasked by university leadership to serve on a number of important ad hoc committees related to realignment, review and assessment, and PS-36 revision.
At the College level, she has served as a member of the Strategic Planning Council, Courses and Curriculum Committee, Recruitment Committee, and on the Awards Committee, and she has chaired numerous SIS committees on various occasions.
LIS 1001 Library Research Methods and Materials
Human Information Seeking and Evaluation; User-centered Approaches to Information System Design; User-centered Approaches to Services and Resources within Libraries, Archives, and Information Centers.
Meadow, C.T., Boyce, B.R., Kraft D.H. and Barry, C.L. Text Information Retrieval Systems, Third Edition, Academic Press, 2007
Barry, C.L. and Wildemuth, B. Establishing a research agenda for online search behaviors. Proceedings of the 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 42, p43-46, 2006.
Selected Professional & Community Service
American Society for Information Science and Technology, Member, Board of Directors, 2004-2007.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Assistant Editor, 2005-2008, Editorial Board, 2000-2008.
Louisiana State University System, Board of Supervisors’ Faculty Advisory Council, 1999-2001.
Louisiana State University, Faculty Senate Vice President, 2000-2001, Faculty Senate Secretary, 1999-2000.
Awards & Honors
American Society for Information Science, Doctoral Forum Award, 1993
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, Best JASIS Paper Award, 1995
LSU Alumni Association Teaching Award, 1995