Xia Lin

Xia Lin

Professor & Head, Department of Information Science
Information Science

Xia Lin

Professor & Head, Department of Information Science
Information Science

Biography

Dr. Lin's major teaching interests include information retrieval, digital libraries, and programming Internet information systems (Java Programming). His research focuses on visual-based information access in the digital environment. He is particularly interested in applying information visualization techniques for information access, content management, and knowledge discovery.

Research Interests

Digital libraries, information visualization, knowledge mapping, object-oriented programming, information retrieval, information architecture, information-seeking behaviors in digital environments

Academic Distinctions

  • PhD in Information Science, 1993, University of Maryland at College Park.
  • Master of Librarianship, 1986, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, 1982, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou, China.
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