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Yan Zhang

Associate Professor

Specialization(s)

Software Usability, Human Factors In Information Retrieval, Consumer Health Information, Information Architecture

Bio

Dr. Zhang's research interests are mainly within two areas: (1) users' perceptions of information systems, particularly web-based information retrieval (IR) systems, and (2) consumer health information needs and information seeking, as well as the design of consumer health information systems.

Ph.D. School of Information and Library Science, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2009 M.S. Information Sciences, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2004 B.S. Information Management and Systems, Nanjing University, 2001


Year Semester Course Number Course Title
2017 Fall INF 385E Information Architecture and Design
2017 Spring INF 391D.10 Survey of Information Studies - RESTRICTED
2017 Summer 9 Week INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2017 Summer 9 Week INF 388L Professional Experience and Project
2016 Spring INF 327E Information and People: Understanding & Serving Users
2016 Spring INF 382C Understanding and Serving Users
2016 Spring INF 350G Information in Society: Consumer Health Informatics
2016 Spring INF 385N Informatics: Consumer Health Informatics
2015 Fall INF 385E Information Architecture and Design
2015 Fall INF 391D.10 Survey of Information Studies - RESTRICTED
2015 Spring INF 385N Informatics: Consumer Health Informatics
2015 Spring INF 388L Professional Experience and Project
2015 Spring INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2014 Fall INF 397C Understanding Research
2014 Fall INF 385E Information Architecture and Design
2014 Spring INF 388L Professional Experience and Project
2014 Spring INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2013 Spring INF 397C Understanding Research
2012 Fall INF 385E Information Architecture and Design
2012 Fall INF 382C Understanding and Serving Users
2012 Spring INF 385N Informatics: Consumer Health Informatics
2012 Spring INF 382C Understanding and Serving Users
2011 Fall INF 382C Understanding and Serving Users
2011 Fall INF 385E Information Architecture and Design
2011 Spring INF 385N Informatics: Consumer Health Informatics
2011 Spring INF 382C Understanding and Serving Users
2010 Fall INF 385E Information Architecture and Design
2010 Fall INF 382C Understanding and Serving Users
2010 Spring INF 385E Information Architecture and Design
2010 Spring INF 382C Understanding and Serving Users
2009 Fall INF 382C Understanding and Serving Users
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