Master of Science in Library & Information Science
Kyong Eun Oh
Kyong Eun Oh
Kyong Eun Oh joined the Simmons SLIS faculty in the fall of 2013. She earned her Ph.D. at Rutgers University, School of Communication & Information. She received her M.A. in Library & Information Science from Yonsei University, and B.A. in English Language & Literature as well as Library & Information Science from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.
Kyong Eun Oh's research interests include information organization, personal information management, and the influence of technology and society on information behavior. In her dissertation research, she explored the process of organizing personal information from a cognitive sociological perspective, and developed a model that explains the process. She has been involved in a number of funded research projects including those funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), Hewlett-Packard (HP) technology, Center for Executive Leadership in Government (CELG), and Korea Research Foundation (KRF).
Her teaching areas are information organization, information technology, and research methods. She has taught Metadata for Information Professionals and Application of Research in Information Technology at Rutgers University. She teaches Information Organization and Technology for Information Professionals at Simmons. She is currently on the governing board of Dublin Core and also serves as the reviewer of the JASIS&T.