Integrating the best of information retrieval — multimedia, hypermedia, visualization — with the best and most humanistic aspects of living libraries.


Distinguished DLRL alumnus now Full Professor

One of the highly distinguished alumni from DLRL is now a Full Professor.

Marcos Andre Goncalves,  December 2021, joined the faculty of Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, one of the best departments regarding information retrieval and digital libraries, after completing his Ph.D. in 2004 on "Streams, Structures, Spaces, Scenarios, and Societies (5S): A Formal Digital Library Framework and Its Applications", As can be seen in Google Scholar ( and from his webpage (, he has had a highly productive and illustrious career. He can be reached at



CHCI Alumni Highlight — Seungwon Yang, PhD

Seungwon Yang, PhD, (Ed Fox, Advisor) has a joint position as an Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Science and the Center for Computation and Technology at Louisiana State University (LSU). His latest research focuses on detecting fake news that are spreading in social media during crisis events (NSF #1620451). He also applies text mining and visualization techniques to various data analysis tasks including crime (NSF #1737557, and digital curation data.



Mar 31, 2019

Congratulations to our recent Ph.D. recipient Yufeng Ma. Yufeng's research mainly focuses on the interaction between computer vision and natural language processing using deep learning approaches. Please check Yufeng's Google Scholar page for more details.



March 4, 2019

Our alumni Shamimul Hasan is currently involved in a highlighted research project at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) on building revolutional AI tool for matching cancer patients with clinical trials. Please find more details from the following link:

New ORNL AI tool revolutionizes process for matching cancer patients with clinical trials



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Nov 29, 2018

Congratulations to our recent Ph.D. recipient Xuan Zhang. Xuan's research focuses on deep learning and natural language processing on business data. Please find his dissertation here for more details: 

Product Defect Discovery and Summarization from Online User Reviews