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Boryung Ju

Boryung Ju

Associate Professor

MLIS, Indiana University, Bloomington

PhD, Information Studies, Florida State University, 2002

Phone: (225) 578- 1460


Office: 274 Coates Hall


After serving as law librarian for the Supreme Court of Korea, Dr. Ju continued her education in Information Science, obtained her PhD from the Florida State University, and joined LSU in 2002. She is associate editor of the Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, and in 2013 she co-chaired the international Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T). 


LIS 7510 Website Design and Management

LIS 7409 Human Computer Interaction

LIS 7809 (7009) Understanding Research

LIS 7004 Management of Information Organizations

Research Areas 

Her research interests include human-computer interaction, design and evaluation of user interfaces, usability analysis, and knowledge management. Her current research projects involve examining user interaction with video retrieval systems and user-centered design and evaluation of video digital libraries. Moreover, she extends her research effort to explore socio-cognitive aspects of information/knowledge sharing among inter- and intra-group members to establish a basis for developing technology communication models in virtual organizations and cyber infrastructures. 

Selected Publications

Albertson, D. & Ju, B. (2015). The criteria for video digital libraries: Categories of important features emerging from users' responses. Online Information Review, 39(2), 214-222.

Jin, T. & Ju, B. (2014). Corporate information agency: Do competitive intelligence practitioners utilize it? Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 65(1), 589-608.

Jin, T. & Ju, B. (2014). Toward understanding the perceptions of information professionals about competitive intelligence work. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 13(2):1450011 [22 pages], DOI: 10.1142/s02196492150017.

Ju, B. & Jin, T. (2013). Incorporating nonparametric statistics into Delphi studies in library and information science. Information Research, 18(3), paper 589.

Ju, B. & O’Connor, D. (2013). Beyond categories: A structural analysis of the social   representations of information users’ collective perceptions on ‘relevance.’ Journal of

Information Science Theory and Practice, 1(2), 16-35. 

Selected Presentations

“Examining user-driven factors for intentions to use video digital libraries,” ASIS&T Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 2015. 

“User and topical factors in perceived self-efficacy of video digital libraries,” ACM/IEEE JCDL 2015, Knoxville, Tennessee, June 2015. 

"Users' criteria of video digital libraries from a public affair context” The Information Interaction in Context (IIiX) Conference 2014, Regensburg, Germany, August 2014. 

“Exploring the Barriers and Challenges of Information and Communication Technology Use in Distributed Research Today: A Ranking-type Delphi Study” ASIST Annual

Conference, New Orleans, LA, October 2011 

“Staying Competitive in Research and Scholarship for the 21st Century: Fostering External Grants toward LIS Programs” ALISE Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, January 2011  

Professional/Community Services

Chair, John Wiley Best JASIS&T Paper Award Jury, 2015

Co-Chair of the Annual Meeting of 76th American Society for Information Science &

Technology (ASIS&T), Montreal, Canada, Nov. 1-5, 2013 

Associate Editor, Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 2011-

Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Information Science Theory & Practice, 2013-

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, 2013-2014 (2-year term) 

Awards and Honors 

SEC Faculty Grant, 2014

LSU Flagship Faculty, 2012

Member, Beta Phi Mu, 2003 -

ALISE Methodology Paper Award, 2000

Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award, 1999 – 2000