University at Buffalo

Dan Albertson

Dan Albertson

Department Chair

Professor

INFORMATION SCIENCE


Specialty/Research Focus

Information Science; Information Retrieval; Human Computer Interaction

Contact Information
530 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-1482
dalbert@buffalo.edu


Professional Summary:

Interactive video retrieval has been my primary research area. Research projects have examined: user interaction with video digital libraries, human factors affecting interactive video retrieval, user-centered digital video curation, and video and visual information seeking. Some new and future research directions include: cultural competency in digital content, STEM learning in informal spaces, and social media and scholarly communications.

Education and Training:
  • PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington, Information Science (2007)
  • Master of Information Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, Information Science (2002)
Recent Publications:
Journal Article:
  • Albertson, D. (2019). Comparing Twitter activity from different LIS conferences: Current observations and future research directions. Information Research, 24(4), paper colis1946. Retrieved from http://InformationR.net/ir/24-4/colis/colis1946.html
  • Ju, B. & Albertson, D. (2018). User-driven factors for intentions to use video digital libraries. Information Research, 23(2).
Other:
  • Albertson, D. (2019). Twitter activity at recent LIS academic conferences. iConference Proceedings, March 31-April 3, Washington D.C.
  • Albertson, D. (2018). Users' perceptions of topical learning for aiding exploratory video search. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, November 10-14, Vancouver, BC.
  • Albertson, D. & Johnston, M.P. (2017). Not reinventing the “reel:” Adaptation and evaluation of an existing model for digital video information seeking. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, October 27-November 1, Washington D.C. [FULL PAPER]
Recent Presentations:
Conferences:
  • Albertson, D. (2019). Comparing Twitter Activity from Different LIS Conferences: Current Observations and Future Research Directions. Conceptions of Library and Information Science (CoLIS). June 16-19, Ljubljana, Slovenia.;
  • Twitter Activity at Recent LIS Research Conferences: An Inner-Disciplinary Comparison and Discussion of Future Research Opportunities. The 2019 International Conference on Social Media and Society, Toronto, Canada July 19-21.;
  • Albertson, D. (2018). Digital social services: From data aggregation to culturally competent content. Libraries of the Digital Age, June 13-15, 2018, University of Zadar, Croatia.;
  • Albertson, D. (2019). Twitter activity at recent LIS academic conferences. iConference Proceedings, March 31-April 3, Washington D.C.;
  • Barber, A.B., Yerby, L.G., Boothe, J., Albertson, D., Oslin, C.J., & Hargis, B. (2018). Teleplay: A novel approach to combat the early identification disparity in a rural community. International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) 2018 Annual Meeting, Rotterdam, Netherlands, May 09 - 12, 2018.;
Recent Grants:
Grant:
  • REALIS-D in School Libraries - Supplemental Award; Federal; Institute of Museum and Library Services; Awarded; (10/01/2019-09/30/2021)
  • Multi-media Peer-to-Peer Abuse Prevention Support; State; New York State, Developmental Disabilities Planning Council; Awarded; (04/01/2018-09/30/2019)
  • REALIS-D in School Libraries; Federal; Institute of Museum and Library Services; Awarded; (10/01/2017-09/30/2020)
Recent Activities:
Editorial and Review:
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Online Information Review
    06/01/2016-05/20/2019
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Information and Knowledge Management
    06/01/2016-05/20/2018
Professional Service:
  • Co-Chair of Works in Progress Poster Session at the 2018 Association of Library and Information Science Education Conference.
    01/15/2017-01/15/2018
Recent Editorships:
Editorship:
  • North American Editor; Digital Library Perspectives (Emerald)
    01/01/2017-05/28/2021

Contact Information

530 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-1482
dalbert@buffalo.edu