EmilyThis is Emily at the memorial celebration for Bernard Porter. There was plenty of wine and cheese, his style. It was held in the home he built in Los Gatos, California, on December 30, 2006.


Umeå and Göteborg

In the second half of October, 2005, I was fortunate to travel to Sweden because of a Fulbright Senior Specialists award. I spent one week at Umeå University and a second at the University at Göteborg.

Paris, 2004-05

Susan in ParisRue greneta aptWe spent a sabbatical year in Paris in 2004-05. This included a Fulbright Senior Specialist trip to Tampere, Finland, two trips to Germany, the Kaleidoscope conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Learning in Lausanne, and the ProLearn workshop on learning objects in Leuven.

While in Paris, I worked on the Libr@ries: Changing Information Space and Practice book with Cushla Kapitzke, who came from Brisbane, Australia to finish the editing. Libr@ries bookCushla Continue Reading »

5K race1999 (35:57), 2000 (34:23), 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Professor, GSLIS


I became a Professor in the Graduate School of Library & Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the Spring semester of 2000.

north entrance, Uni High“Life’s work earns man his diplomas”, by Mary Schenk, June 05, 1999, The News-Gazette.

girl in costume in Russia
Our delegation traveled to Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Prague.

Journal of the Citizen Ambassador Program Reading Education Delegation to Russia and the Czech Republic. Spokane, WA: People to People International.