CCI Research Presentations and Publications
Measuring the impact of media assistance programs: Perspectives on research- practioner collaboration. Measures of press freedom and media contributions to development. 257- 270.(2011).
Exploring the effectiveness of library services and resources in academic libraries in Lebanon from users’ perspectives. IFLA WLIC 2015.(2015).
Comparison of Knowledge and Performance between Faculty Members and PhD Students in Personal Information Management: Presenting an Instructional Model based on Lifelong Learning. Res Dev Med Edu. 1(2),(2012).
Newspaper vs. TV Credibility for Local News. Journalism Quarterly. 371-375.(1977).
Linking organizational culture and internal marketing: The key role of service climate. International Academy of Human Resource Development.(2007).
Consumers' Optimistics bias and Responses to Risk Disclosures in Direct-to-Clonsumer (DTC) Prescription Drug Advertising: The Moderating Role of Subjective Health Literacy. Journal of Consumer Affairs. 48(1),(2014).
A Qualitative Study of College Student Responses to Conflicting Messages in Advertising: Anti-binge Drinking Public Service Announcements vs. Wine Promotion Health Messages. International Journal of Public Health. 56(3),(2011).
"Creative Communication Strategies in Cosmetic Surgery Websites: An Applicaiton of Taylor's Six- Segment Message Strategy Wheel.". Health Marketing Quarterly. 30(4),(2013).
A Path Analytic Test of Anti-binge Drinking Public Service Announcement Effectiveness: Attitudes and intentions. Southern States Communication Association.(2011).
How to Resolve Contradictory Health Messages?: An Alternative Message Framework for Public Service Announcemnt Developers. AEJMC.(2011).
The Role of Optimistic Bias and Subjective Health Literacy in DTC Prescription Drug Advertising . American Academy of Advertising.(2013).
Dealing with Conflicting Health Messages: A Qualitative Study of College Students' Understandings of Tanning and Skin Cancer Prevention Advertising Messages. AEJMC.(2011).
The Clearer, the Better?: The Effect of Sufficient Clarification and Specificity of Risk Disclosure in Broadcast Direct-to-Consumer Advertising. AEJMC.(2011).
Digital Libraries: A Frontier for LIS Education. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. 43, 233-248.(2002).
Metamorphosis: Understanding DL Document Creators. Association of Computing Machinery's Digital Library '00 Conference.(2000).
Training the University Community for Self-Archiving in Institutional Repositories. EDUCAUSE Southeast Regional Conference.(2005).
Focus Group Recruiting in Health Communication Campaigns: Lessons from a Project on Risky Sexual Behavior. Health Communication Division, International Communication Division.(2003).
Roma and the E-Media. Intercultural Division, International Communication Association Conference.(2002).
Digital Libraries: A Frontier for LIS Education. ALISE 2000 Annual Conference.(2000).
The Virtual Library: Formation, Function and Future. Twenty-First Annual Communications Research Symposium.(1999).
Library Managers and Information in World 2.0. Library Management. 30(1/2),(2009).
Digital Libraries and Organizations for International Collaboration and Knowledge Creation. The Electronic Library. 20, 369-381.(2002).
Knowledge Creation: Advancing and Innovating Ideas. College of Communications and Information Studies Graduate Student Symposium.(2001).
Metamorphosis: Measuring Attitudes Towards Becoming a Digital Library Document Creator.. Sixth Great Lakes Information Science Conference.(2000).
The role of librarians in implementing institutional repositories. ACRL 12th National Conference.(2005).
Intercultural Leadership Toolkit for Librarians:Building Awareness to Effectively Serve Diverse Multicultural Populations. Libraries (Special Issue: Outreach to Minority Populations). 30(1), 5-12.(2007).
Creating Knowledge, It's in the Organization. 6th Annual Convention of the American Communication Association.(2000).
Integrating Knowledge Between Disciplines. Connections '99, The Fifth Great Lakes Information Science Conference.(1999).
ETDs as an Innovation: Using Theory to Grow an ETD Program. (Fox, E. A., Feizbadi S., Moxley J. M., & Weisser C. R., Ed.).The ETD Sourcebook: Theses and Dissertations in the Electronic Age.(2004).
Competitiveness: From the Knowledge Chain to KM Audits. Journal of Computer Information Systems. 42, 19-25.(2002).
Erasing the Barrier between Minds: Freeing Information, Integrating Knowledge. American Communication Journal. 42, Available at http://www.acjournal.org/holdings/vol4/iss2/articles/allard.htm.(2001).
Measuring Attitudes Towards Becoming a DL Document Creator. Third International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations.(2000).
The librarian’s role in institutional repositories: A content analysis. Reference Services Review. 33,(2005).
Unleashing the Power of Knowledge Creation: Organizing Digital Libraries for International Collaboration. (Cheng, C-C., Ed.).Global Digital Library Development in the New Millennium: Fertile Ground for Distributed Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration. 485-486.(2001).
Erasing the Barrier between Minds: Freeing Information, Integrating Knowledge. 5th Annual Convention of the American Communication Association. Journal..(1999).
Communication channels and the adoption of digital libraries for electronic theses and dissertations. Joint ACM/IEEE Conference on Digital Libraries. 381.(2004).
Design Engineers and Technical Professionals at Work: Observing Information Usage in the Workplace.. Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology. 60(3),(2009).
Digital Libraries: An Environment for Enhancing Knowledge Creation in Developing Nations. 4th International Conference of Asian Digital Libraries.(2001).
LIS Education Development: Strategies for Improving Awareness Part 2. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. 41, 244-249.(2000).
Informed Creation: The Role of ETDs in the Preservation of Digitally Born Documents. Seventh International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations.(2004).
Coping in a 2.0 World: A Toolkit for Librarians and Information Professionals. 4th Shanghai International Library Forum.(2008).
Naturalistic observation for understanding users: How technology professionals use and communicate information. ASIS&T.(2006).
Removing Barriers for Scholarly Communication between Disciplines. College of Communications and Information Studies Graduate Student Symposium.(2000).
Building Digital Libraries through Collaboration Within and Between Nations: Growing the Network.. 67th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Information Science and Technology..(2004).
Intercultural leadership toolkit for librarians: Building awareness to effectively serve diverse multicultural populations. Education Libraries. 30(1),(2007).
Using Knowledge Management to Facilitate Medical Research. Medical Library Association Conference.(2002).
LIS Education Development: Strategies for Improving Awareness Part 1. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. 41, 158-161.(2000).
Informed Creation Aids Preservation: Preparing for the Future at the Moment of Creation. 67th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Information Science and Technology.(2004).