Robert Berkman - Part-time Assistant Professor
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    Robert Berkman

    Part-time Assistant Professor


    Robert Berkman has 25 years experience as an editor, author, and professor in the media and information industries. He currently is Director and Lead Analyst, for the information industry analyst firm Outsell Inc. and serves as Contributing Editor, MIT Sloan Management Journal Innovation Hub: Social Business. Berkman is also founder and editor of The Information Advisor, an international monthly journal for professional researchers.

    He is author of several books, including Digital Dilemmas: Ethical Issues for Online Media Professionals (Iowa State Press, 2003); The Skeptical Business Searcher (Information Today, 2003) and Find It Fast: How to Uncover Expert Information on Any Subject (HarperCollins 5th ed., May 2000).

    Berkman has given seminars and workshops on online research, social media, and information trends at the European Journalism Centre, Maastricht Netherlands; Accenture Europe; the Special Libraries Association, and other companies and organizations.