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For information about the HCIL, contact lab director Jen Golbeck at (301) 405-7185 or Many of the faculty are available for interviews, comments, etc. Contact the faculty directly, or contact the director to find the most relevant person.

Screenshots of much of our software (current and historic) are available for publication. However, please first contact the HCIL for permission.

Press Coverage in 2009

December 25, 2009, Allison Druin’s research on How Children Search was featured in the New York Times, “Helping Children Find what they need on the Internet.”

December 2009 FutureGov Magazine by Kelly Ng, Singapore "Inside the Teacher's Lounge" covered Ben Bederson’s keynote UNESCO talk in Hangzhou, China

November 22, 2009 Ben Shneiderman quoted in Washington Post on "Augmented reality fuses the Web and the world around you."

November 20, 2009, Ben Bederson and the International Children’s Digital Library were featured in the World Bank Blog.

November 2, 2009, Ben Bederson was interviewed in Technology, "First Test for Election Cryptography"

October 22, 2009 Ben Shneiderman quoted in San Francisco Chronicle on "An Experiment in 'Creativity of the Crowds'"

October 21, 2009, Jenn Golbeck was interviewed on BBC Newshour about Twitter use by MPs.

Fall 2009 Ben Shneiderman and Catherine Plaisant's work is presented in the University of Maryland TERP magazine article (pages 22-25) on "Health IT: An Rx for Health Care."

September 18, 2009, Justin Grimes and Tony Rogers were interviewed about Jen Golbeck's research in The Washington Post: Politicians' Tweets Are Mostly Self-Promotional,Researchers Say. This was picked up by 19 other media outlets.

August 3, 2009 Ben Shneiderman's letter to President Obama is presented in Government Computer News

The HCIL was reviewed in APICS Magazine, February 2009.

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