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Associate Professor

940-898-2187††††††† SH 414

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., 2006, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Library and Information Science

M.S.I., 1999, University of Michigan
Information Science

B.A., 1997, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Library and Information Science

Professional Experience

  • Instructor, Rutgers University
  • Lecturer II, Texas Woman's University


  • At Masterís level:† LS 5013 Information Organization and Retrieval, LS 5053 Information Retrieval, LS 5233 Multimedia Resources and Services, LS 5573 Web Development for the Information Professions, LS 5753 Research Methods
  • At Doctoral level:† LS 6903 Special Topics: Research and Issues in Library and Information Science.


  • Lee, H. J. (2016) New information behavior model: Life paradigm based. Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, 27(1), p.217-235.
  • Lee, V. & Lee, H. J. (2015). Now and Future of Virtual Libraries and Education in Second Life based on Diffusion Theory, The International Journal of Communication and Linguistic Studies,13(3), p.33-47.
  • Hyuk-Jin Lee has authored or co-authored several published articles including:
  • Lee, H. J. (2013). Lost memory and identity: Philosophical consideration of Korean built heritages. Digital Heritage International Congress 2013, Marseille, France, Oct. 28- Nov. 1, 2013. (full proceeding paper to be published with the panel presentation).
  • Lee, H. J. (2012). New paradigm of information theory: Life information theory paradigm. Proceeding presentation at 2012 Annual meeting of the Korean Biblia Society for Library and Information Science, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Nov. 15-16, 2012. (pp. 9- 27).
  • Lee, H. J. (2012). Sustaining Digital Heritages in Korea: the status and suggestions. The Preservation Research Exchange (PREx) 2012, Austin, TX, Feb. 17- 19, 2012.
  • Lee, H. J. (2010). Collaboration in cultural heritage digitisation in East Asia, Program: Electronic library and information systems, 44 (4), pp. 357-373.
  • Lee, H. J. & Neal, D. (2010). A new model for semantic photograph description combining basic levels and user-assigned descriptors, Journal of Information Science, 36 (5), pp. 547-565.
  • Hill, V. & Lee, H. J. (2010). Libraries and Museums in Virtual World. Proceeding paper presented at the 16th International conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM) 2010, Seoul, Republic of Korea, October 20-23, 2010. pp. 386-389.
  • Hill, V. & Lee, H. J. (2010). Adoption of Virtual Worlds in Libraries: A Progress Report. In Proceedings, ASIST 2010 Proceedings of the 73rd ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Joining Research and Practice: Social Computing and Information Science, 47 (1), Pittsburgh, PA, October 22-27, 2010. pp. 1-3.


  • The International Journal of the Image (Associate Editor since 2015)
  • Member of Graduate Council, TWU
  • Member of COPE Strategic Planning Committee
  • Treasurer for SIG-VIS group of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST)
  • Korean Biblia Society for Library and Information Science (Director of Publicity, since 2010)
  • International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology (IJKCDT) (Editorial Board, since 2011)
  • Member, TWU Federation Committee

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