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Alexandra Dimitroff, PhD

Alexandra Dimitroff, PhD

Interm Associate DeanAssociate Professor

611310 School of Information Studies
Office:NWQB 2569
Phone:(414) 229-6839
Fax:Fax(414) 229-6699
Email:dimitrof@uwm.edu
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Alexandra Dimitroff, Ph.D.

Interm Associate Dean/Associate Professor

Education

Ph.D., 1990, University of Michigan

M.S., 1987, Johns Hopkins University (Adult and Continuing Education)

A.M.L.S., 1982, University of Michigan

A.B., 1974, History of Art, University of Michigan

Bio

Alexandra Dimitroff has been on the SOIS faculty since 1990. Her research and teaching areas include multiple facets of information sources and services. Recent research has focused on reference behaviors and evaluation of virtual reference services.

Courses Taught

521 Introduction to Reference Services and Resources
571 Information Access and Retrieval
739 Digital Information Services
835 Information Sources and Services in the Health Sciences

Sample Publications

Hong, Yi, Zeng ML, Zhang J, Dimitroff A and Kahn CE. (2013). Application of standardized biomedical terminologies in radiology reporting templates. Information Services & Use 33(3-4):309-323.

Mu, X, Dimitroff A, Jordana, J and Burclaffa, N. (2011). A Survey & Empirical Study of Virtual Reference Services in Academic Libraries. Journal of Academic Librarianship 37(2):120-29.

Dimitroff, A. (2008). Behavioral performance in reference: What is going on?” in Issues in Librarianship, Deidre Irwin Ross, Editor, pp. 164-72. Chicago: American Library Association.Association.

Zhang, J. and Dimitroff, A. (2005). The impact of web page content characteristics on the web page visibility in search engine results (Part I). Information Processing and Management 41: 665-90.

Zhang, J. and Dimitroff, A. (2005). The impact of web page content characteristics on the web page visibility in search engine results (Part II). Information Processing and Management 41:691-715.

Dimitroff, A. (1999)  Problem-based learning in library and information science education. In Handbook on Problem-Based Learning, Jocelyn Rankin, ed. Medical Library Association/Forbes, 1999.