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educator , Library scientist , researcher

Scott Richard Nicholson, American library scientist, researcher, educator. Achievements include first to use the term Bibliomining, which is the combination of data warehousing, data mining, and bibliometrics for library evaluation, and was instrumental in the development of the field.

Background

Nicholson, Scott Richard was born on March 27, 1971 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in math with computer science, University of Oklahoma, 1988—1992. Master of library and info studies, University of Oklahoma, 1995—1996. Doctor of Philosophy in info science, University of North Texas, 1997—2000.

Career

Computer consultant University Oklahoma, 1992—1995. Reference & electronic services library Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, 1996—1997. Statisticalmodeler Citigroup, 2000—2001.

Assistant professor Syracuse University, since 2001. Research consultant Information Institute of Syracuse, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to use the term Bibliomining, which is the combination of data warehousing, data mining, and bibliometrics for library evaluation, and was instrumental in the development of the field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (web publication) AskScott - Your Guide to Finding It on the Internet. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Association for Library and Information Science Education, American Society for Information Science and Technology, Founder of Syracuse University American Library Association Student Group (honorary. Founder and advisor 2001), American Library Association (life), Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Phi Mu, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Board games, pottery, kayaking, saxophone.

Connections

Son of R W and Connie Nicholson. Life partner Kenneth Lavender.