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James D. “Kip” Currier
James D. “Kip” Currier Assistant Professor
Information Sciences Building, Room 609 412-624-9459


Institution of highest degree:
PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests

Human information behavior (information needs, seeking, organizing, and use); Copyright and Fair Use; Scholarly Communication; Social Networking; Diversity Issues.

Recent Publications

Spink, A., & Currier, J. (2006a). Emerging evolutionary approach to human information behavior. In A. Spink & C. Cole (Eds.), New directions in human information behavior (pp. 13-31). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

Spink, A., & Currier, J. (2006b). Towards an evolutionary perspective for human information behavior: An exploratory study. Journal of Documentation, 62(2), 171-193.