IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program. The Collaborative Analysis Liaison Librarians (CALL)
The CALL Project will develop librarians and information professionals to be active participants in the research process rather than just supporters, to work directly with science professionals and researchers, and take on leadership duties to build bridges between libraries and scientists. The grant amount was awarded at $883,034.
Bishop teaches required and elective courses for doctoral, master's, and undergraduate students. He is the point of contact for the Geographic Information Pathway
- 201 Foundations of Information Science
- 516 Geospatial Technologies
- 520 Information Representation and Organization
- 530 Information Access and Retrieval
- 543 Spatial Data Management
- 631 Quantitative Communication and Information Research Methods I
Several of the courses taught were developed using systematic job analyses to inform student learning outcomes with real-world job incumbents.
- Earth Science Data Management: Mapping Actual Tasks to Conceptual Actions in the Curation Lifecycle Model
- Collaborative Development and Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes for LIS Electives
- Job Analyses of Emerging Information Professions: A Survey Validation of Core Competencies to Inform Curricula
- Digital Curation and the GeoWeb: An Emerging Role of Geographic Information Librarians (GILs)