Professor Andrew Dillon to present opening keynote paper at the LIS Research Coalition Conference 2010

Professor Andrew Dillon

We are delighted to announce that Professor Andrew Dillon will be presenting the opening keynote paper at the LIS Research Coalition conference at the British Library Conference Centre, London, on Monday 28th June 2010.

Andrew Dillon is Dean and Louis T. Yule Regents Professor of Information at the School of Information, University of Texas, Austin where he also holds appointments as Professor of Psychology, and Professor of Information, Risk & Operations Management. Since graduating from University College Cork and Loughborough University, Andrew has held appointments in a multitude of departments or schools, including cognitive science, computer science, instructional systems technology, psychology, management information systems, curriculum and instruction, informatics, and library and information science. He has been an active researcher for 20 years, writing 100+ papers on many aspects of people and their interaction with information technology with emphasis on digital document design, reading and writing, the effect of aesthetics on user response, and the development of reliable and valid design methods.

In his opening keynote presentation at the LIS Research Coalition conference, Professor Dillon will speak on international perspectives of UK LIS research, taking into account the conference themes of evidence, value and impact.

Professor Dillon’s home page is at, and he posts to his blog at

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