News and Events



June 9, 2016

2016 Spring Update at the Information Institute





December 21, 2015

2015 at the Information Institute


March 31, 2015

Institute Researchers Participate in 2015 iConference


March 31, 2015

Spears and Alemanne win School of Information Awards


March 26, 2015

iSchool's Marcia Mardis awarded Developing Scholar Award


February 04, 2015

II researcher awarded prize


January 16, 2015

Information Institute Research Team to present studies at ALISE ’15 and iConference 2015





October 9, 2014

Information Institute Presents a Paper and a Poster at TPRC42: 42nd Research Conference on Communication, Information, and Internet Policy


August 1, 2014

Institute Joins FITC Alliance in Assessment Planning Role


June 20, 2014

Information Institute Announces July 31 2014 for Panhandle Florida Broadband Summit Meeting


June 3, 2014

Sharon Strover, PhD, presented an Eppes-Summers lecture on April 16, 2014


April 7, 2014

Institute Graduate Assistant Receive Honors at CCI Awards


April 3, 2014

Institute Awarded IMLS Planning Grant To Improve Florida's Rural Broadband


April 2, 2014

Midwest Center for IT Presents Careerlink and Workforce Development Opportunities


March 27, 2014

Institute researchers present poster at 2014 iConference in Berlin





June 21, 2013

Hurricane Preparedness & Response for Florida Public Libraries Web Portal Updated


June 12, 2013

Laura I. Spears Leads Hurricane Preparedness Workshop in Port Charlotte, FL


June 3, 2013

Charles R. McClure Receives Letter of Congratulations from Senator Nelson for NSF Award


May 13, 2013

Information Institute Receives Major Award from the National Science Foundation


May 8, 2013

Information Institute Staff Present at ALISE


April 29, 2013

Information Institute Staff Present at iConference




December 15, 2012

McClure, Information Institute Staff, and Recent Graduates Publish Papers Related to Broadband


July 30, 2012

Lauren Mandel Departs the Information Institute


May 21, 2012

Broadband Instructional Modules Available


April 17, 2012

Charles R. McClure Presents at the New America Foundation Workshop: Defining and Measuring Meaningful Broadband Adoption


April 12, 2012

Lauren Mandel Wins Two School of Library and Information Studies Awards


April 5, 2012

John Brobst, Lauren H. Mandel, and Charles R. McClure Publish Chapter in Crisis Information Management: Communication and Technologies


April 5, 2012

Indiana State Library Extends Award to the Information Institute


February 18, 2012

Information Institute Paper by Mandel, Alemanne, and McClure Wins Best Paper Award at the iSchools’ iConference 2012


January 10, 2012

Information Institute Releases Reports of Broadband Needs Assessments for the North Florida Broadband Authority (NFBA) Ubiquitous Middle Mile Project and the Florida Rural Broadband Alliance, LLC Northwest and South Central Regions Project




December 15, 2011

Nicole D. Alemanne and Lauren H. Mandel to Present Paper on Broadband Needs Assessments in Rural Anchor Institutions at the iSchools iConference 2012


September 27, 2011

Jeff Saunders Receives the Bernard Vavrek Scholarship from the Association of Rural and Small Libraries in Frisco, Texas


September 12, 2011

Indiana State Library Makes Award to the Information Institute to Study Public Library E-Government Costs and Broadband


September 12, 2011

Information Institute Receives Award for Evaluation of Florida Electronic Library


September 8, 2011

Information Institute Staff Present Two Papers at the 9th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services


August 31, 2011

$5,000 Doctoral Research Fellowship Awarded


June 27, 2011 

Information Institute Staff Publish Paper on E-Government


June 6, 2011

Charles R. McClure Named Hurricane Expert for Third Year


June 1, 2011

Hurricane Season 2011 Begins - Are You Ready?


May 25, 2011

Broadband Needs Assessment, Diagnostics, and Benchmarking for the North Florida Broadband Authority (NFBA) Ubiquitous Middle Mile Project: Second Interim Report Available


May 23, 2011

National Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 22-28, 2011


May 9, 2011

McClure and Doster Give Presentation at the Florida Library Association Conference, May 4, 2011, in Orlando, Florida


March 29, 2011

Bradley Wade Bishop, Lauren H. Mandel, and Charles R. McClure Have Paper Published in LIBRES


February 25, 2011

Bradley Wade Bishop and Lauren H. Mandel Have Paper Published in Library Hi Tech Best Young Professionals Special Issue


January 13, 2011

Information Institute Well Represented at ALISE 2011 Conference





November 23, 2010

Information Institute Staff Are Editors and Authors in New Book


November 9, 2010

Dr. Charles R. McClure Presents at the Association of Research Libraries' Library Assessment Conference


November 8, 2010

Information Institute Announces Availability of Doctoral Research Fellowship Award


October 20, 2010

Information Institute Receives Award for Evaluation of Florida Electronic Library (FEL) Outreach Efforts


October 7, 2010

Information Institute Receives U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grant on E-government services


September 21, 2010

Information Institute Comments on Federal Internet Policy


August 23, 2010

The Information Institute is now on YouTube!


August 18, 2010

Updated Hurricane Web Training Video


August 11, 2010

Information Institute Research Coordinator Presents on Public Library – Emergency Management Agency Partnerships at OCLC’s WebJunction, August 3, 2010


August 9, 2010

Information Institute Issues Hurricane/Disaster Preparedness and Response By Utilizing Florida Public Libraries: Final Report


August 4, 2010

Information Institute Issues Pasco County Public Library Cooperative E-Government Services in Public Libraries, 2010: Final Report (February 15 – August 6, 2010)


August 3, 2010

McClure’s Journal Publications Identified as Highly Cited and of High International Quality


July 21, 2010

Broadband Needs Assessment, Diagnostics, and Benchmarking for the North Florida Broadband Authority (NFBA) Ubiquitous Middle Mile Project


July 8, 2010

New Hurricane Flyer Now Available!


July 1, 2010

McClure Gives Invited Presentation at the Annual American Library Association Conference, June 26, 2010, in Washington D.C.


June 14, 2010

Information Institute Issues Gale Training Evaluation, 2009-2010: Final Report (December 1, 2009 – June 15, 2010)


June 3, 2010

Gulf Oil Spill Dangers Increase with Start of Hurricane Season 2010


June 1, 2010

Hurricane Season 2010 Begins – And NOAA Predicts It Will Be a Busy Season


May 11, 2010

The Federal Communications Commission’s Connecting America: The National Broadband Plan Identifies Libraries as Important Internet and Digital Literacy Learning Centers


May 3, 2010

Government Information Quarterly Publishes Paper by Mandel, Bishop and McClure (and others) Analyzing Broadband for Public Libraries



April 26, 2010

McClure Makes Presentation at Texas Library Association


April 14, 2010

Mandel and Bishop Receive Awards from the College of Communication & Information


April 13, 2010

Hurricane Preparedness & Response for Florida Public Libraries Web Portal Receives Mention in Public Libraries Article


April 12, 2010

McClure and Bishop Give Presentation on E-Government at the Florida Library Association 2010 Annual Conference


April 7, 2010

FSU Celebrates the Launch of the Renewable Energy Research Portal


April 6, 2010

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April 2, 2010

Information Institute Welcomes Dr. Steve Sawyer

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