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Edward Benoit III

Edward Benoit III

PhD Student

611310 School of Information Studies
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Edward Benoit III

Ph.D. Student

Education

M.L.I.S., M.A. (History), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009 Thesis: "A democracy of its own: Milwaukee's socialisms, difference and pragmatism," supervised by Aims McGuinness.

B.A. (magna cum laude), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Honors History, 2006 Capstone: "Georgette 'Dickey' Chapelle: A case study in photographs as historical sources."

Research Interests 

Archives
Information Retrieval
Information Policy
Digital Collections
Social Tagging
Multimedia Preservation

Courses Taught/Instructional Experience

Adjunct Instructor, Arrangement & Description for Archives, 2013
Adjunct Instructor, Digital Libraries, 2012-2013
Teaching Assistant, Information Access and Retrieval, 2011
Teaching Assistant, Digital Libraries, 2010-2011
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Library Science, 2011
Teaching Assistant, American Cultures: Africans, Europeans, and Indian Nations, Department of History
Teaching Assistant, American History: 1877 to the Present, Department of History
Teaching Assistant, The 1960's in the United States: A Cultural History; and World History since 1500.

Scholarly Activities

Xie, I. & Benoit, E., III. (2013). Search result list evaluation versus document evaluation: Similarities and differences. Journal of Documentation, 69(1), 49-80.

Benoit, III, E. (2011). Sub-field visualization: A multidimensional analysis of Web 2.0 authors. In E. Benoit, III (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2011 Great Lakes Connections Conference, 17-26. Retrieved from http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/54429.

Benoit, III, E. (Ed.) (2011). Proceedings of the 2011 Great Lakes Connections Conference. Retrieved from http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/54421.

Xie, I., Benoit, III, E., & Zhang, H. (2010). How do users evaluate individual documents? An analysis of dimensions of evaluation activities. Information Research, 15(4).

Conference Presentations

Benoit, E., III, & Murillo, A. (2013). Building a collaborative archival research community. Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Austin, TX.

Benoit, E., III. (2012). Scrolls to scrolling: The shared heritage of digital collections. Presented at the Sixth International Conference on the History of Records and Archives, Austin, TX.

Benoit, E., III., & Ramdeen, S. (2012). Wait, wait, don’t tell me where I put that!: Research management software demonstration and discussion. Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA.

Benoit, E., III., Anderson, K.D., & Powell, A. (2012). Mind the gaps: Leveraging networks to learn. Presented at the Midwest Archives Conference. Grand Rapids, MI.

Benoit, III, E. (2011). Social tagging on the Commons on Flickr: Comparing the Library of Congress with the remaining institutions. Presented at the 2011 School of Information Studies Student Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI.

Benoit, III, E. (2011). Archival preservation and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA): The need for relief action. Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Boston, MA.

Benoit, III, E. (2011). Sub-field visualization: A multidimensional analysis of web 2.0 authors. Presented at the Great Lakes Connections Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Benoit, III, E. (2011). Archival preservation and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA): The need for relief action. Presented at the Midwest Archives Conference, St. Paul, MN.

Benoit, III, E. (2010). Digital librarians’ perceptions of social tagging, its potential use, benefits, and limitations. Presented at the 2010 School of Information Studies Student Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI.

Xie, I., Benoit, III, E., & Zhang, H. (2010). How do users evaluate individual documents? An analysis of dimensions of evaluation activities. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science, London, England.

Benoit, III, E. (2010). Publishing with chains: A comparison of publishing agreements in LIS. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science, London, England.

Benoit, III, E. (2010). Tagging to access: Increasing access and reducing costs through integration of social tags and metadata in digital collections. Presented at the Doctoral Forum, 7th International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science, London, England.

Benoit, III, E. (2008). Chicago's evolution of progress: Representations of the past, present and future at the 1893 Columbian Exposition and the 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition. Presented at the Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention, Albuquerque, NM.

Benoit, III, E. (2007). Chicago's evolution of progress: Representations of the past, present and future at the 1893 Columbian Exposition and the 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition. Presented at the Midwest Regional Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Benoit, III, E. (2005). Georgette “Dickey” Chapelle: A case study in photography as history sources. Presented at the Phi Alpha Theta Michigan Conference, Marquette, MI.

Professional Societies/Memberships

American Library Association
American Society for Information Science & Technology
Society of American Archivists
Midwest Archives Conference

Dissertation Topic

"Tagging MPLP: A comparison of domain novice and expert user generated tags in a minimally processed digital archives," supervised by Iris Xie.