Publications

2005
Mehra B. International Students in American Universities as Cultural Bridges to "Other" Worlds: Information Policy Implications in a Globalized Environment. In: Crosscurrents of Global Social Justice: Class, Gender, and Race, Global Studies Association/North America Conference. Knoxville, TN; 2005.
Mehra B. Cross-Cultural Perspectives of International Doctoral Students: “Two-Way” Learning to Further Internationalization in Library and Information Science (LIS) Education. In: ALISE 2005 Annual Conference. Boston, MA; 2005.
Mehra B. A Phase-Model of the Cross-Cultural Learning Process of LIS International Doctoral Students: Interventions to Further Internationalization in LIS Education. American Society for Information Science & Technology 2005 Annual Meeting: Sparking Synergies: Bringing Research and Practice Together @ ASIST ’05. 2005;42.
Mehra B, Stepp, K E. Diversity Resources Page (DRP): A Digital Library on Diversity and Multicultural Issues at the University of Tennessee,. Versed: Bulletin of the Office for Diversity, American Library Association. 2005.
Mehra B. Library and Information Science (LIS) and Community Development: Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to Support a Social Equity Agenda. Journal of the Community Development Society. 2005;36.
Mehra B. Social Justice and Internet Research. In: 6th conference of the Association of Internet Researchers: Internet Research 6.0, Internet Generations. Chicago, IL; 2005.
Mehra B. Socio-Technical Development of Digital Libraries in the Cross-Cultural Learning Process: A Critical Perspective. In: American Society for Information Science & Technology 2005 Annual Meeting: Sparking Synergies: Bringing Research and Practice Together @ ASIST '05. Charlotte, NC; 2005.
2004
Mehra B. Hindu Temples and Asian-Indian Diasporic Identity in the United States. In: Turino T, Lea J Identity and the Arts in Diaspora Communities. Warren, MI: Harmonie Park Press; 2004.
Mehra B. International Perspectives in Library and Information Science (LIS) Education: Developing Scenarios to Understand Cross-Cultural Communities of Practice Among Doctoral Students. In: The ALISE Doctoral Students SIG Research Poster Session, ALISE 2004 Annual Conference. San Diego, CA; 2004.
Mehra B, Merkel C, Bishop AP. Internet for Empowerment of Minority and Marginalized Communities. New Media & Society. 2004;6:781-802.
Mehra B. Service Learning in Library and Information Science (LIS) Education: Connecting Research and Practice to Community. InterActions: UCLA Journal of Information and Education Studies. 2004:1.
2003
Mehra B. An Action Research (AR) Manifesto for Cyberculture Power to "Marginalized" Cultures of Difference. In: Mini-symposium on Critical Cyberculture Studies: Current Terrains, Future Direction. Seattle, WA; 2003.
Mehra B. Internet as a Glocal Network: Fulfilling Diasporic Needs of International Teaching Assistants (ITAs) in the United States. In: 4th Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers. Toronto, Canada; 2003.
Bishop AP, Mehra B, Bazzell I, Smith C. Participatory Action Research and Digital Libraries: Reframing Evaluation. In: Bishop AP, Van House N, Buttenfield B Digital Library Use: Social Practice in Design and Evaluation. Cambridge, MA: : MIT Press; 2003.
Mehra B. Service Learning in Library and Information Science Education: Connecting Research and Practice to Community. In: ALISE 2003 Annual Conference: Declaration of Interdependence Connecting Researchers and Practitioners. Philadelphia, PA; 2003.
2002
Comstock S, Harnisch D, Bruce BC, Mehra B. Who's Teaching Whom? Scientist/Teacher Teams and Administrative Strategies. In: Proceedings of the AACE World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications. Denver, CO; 2002.
Mehra B. Complexities in Development of Educational Collaboratories as a Socio-Technical System: A Situated Study of the GK-12 EdGrid Graduate Teaching Fellowship Program. In: The 6th World Multi-Conference on SYSTEMICS, CYBERNETICS AND INFORMATICS SCI 2002. Orlando, Florida; 2002.
Heidorn PB, Mehra B, Lokhaiser M. Complimentary User-Centered Methodologies for Information Seeking and Use: System's Design in the Biological Information Browsing Environment (BIBE). Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology. 2002;53:1251-1258.
Comstock S, Bruce BC, Harnisch D, Mehra B. Fostering Inquiry-based Learning in Technology-rich Learning Environments: The Inquiry Page in the GK-12 Fellows Program. In: Proceedings of the AACE World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications. Denver, CO; 2002.
Mehra B. Historical Development of Community Networks in the United States: Future Directions of Collaboration with Library and Information Science (LIS). In: Mini-Conference on Community Informatics/Community Networking Research. Montreal, Canada; 2002.

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