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 Areas

  • Informatics & Data Science
  • Library & Information Science

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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