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Thomas J. Froehlich, Ph.D.



  • Ph.D. (Philosophy), Duquesne University
  • M.S. (Information Science), University of Pittsburgh
  • M.A. (Philosophy), Pennsylvania State University
  • B.A. (English Literature), St. Vincent College

Courses Taught by Dr. Froehlich

  • 60643 Online Information Systems
  • 60646 User Interfaces for Information Retrieval Systems
  • 60647 Network and Software Resources for Information Systems
  • 60666 Ethical Concerns of Library and Information Professionals
  • IAKM 60001 Information Architecture and Knowledge Management
  • IAKM 60005 Information Technologies


  • Evaluation of Internet Tools and Resources
  • Finding and Using Internet Tools and Resources
  • PHP and MySQL for Web Database Creation and Implementation
  • Using JavaScript to Jazz Up Web Pages
  • Using Lexis / Nexis
  • Ethical Issues in Library and Information Centers

Dr. Froehlich has been a SLIS faculty member since 1988

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Research Areas
  • Usability of Information Systems, Interfaces, Products, and Services
  • Social Epistemology and Relevance Criteria in Information Retrieval Systems
  • Ethical Concerns of the Information Professions
  • Information Technologies in Libraries and Information Centers
Thomas J. Froehlich, Ph.D.
Information Architecture and Knowledge Management
School of Library and Information Science
Library & Information Science
Phone: 330-672-5840
Fax: 330-672-7965
Spring 2015
  • LIS 50693 - 006 Wksp : Php And Mysql For Web Da
  • LIS 60003 - 001 Info Tech For Library Prof
  • LIS 60092 - 044 Culmin Exper Internship In Lis
  • LIS 60643 - 001 Online Information Systems