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Dr. Bin Li taught at an Information Management Program at Beijing Foreign Studies University in China before she came to the US for her doctoral studies. After she got her PhD and taught as a teaching fellow in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she joined the faculty at LISP of Wayne State University. She currently teaches courses in information science area, such as Human Information Behavior, Database Management and Design, and Information Technology. She does research in social aspects of technology implementation, and information seeking.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ph.D., Information and Library Science, 2005
Beijing Foreign Studies University, MA, English Language and Literature, 1996
Beijing Foreign Studies University, BA, English Program for Information Management, 1993
Beta Phi Mu, International Honor Society for Library and Information Science, 2006
Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2004
Lester Asheim Scholarship, 2000-2002, 2005
Margaret Ellen Kalp Fellowship, 1999, 2004
Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship of Library and Information Science, ALA, 2000
Social Aspect of Computing; Social Informatics; Human Information Interactions; Information Technology for Development
Li, B. (2008). American Libraries and the Internet: The Social Construction of Web Appropriation and Use. NY: Cambria Press Inc.