DAC4—Nursing Information Behavior (NIB)—is operating virtually in mid-2021. The clinic has focused on home care nursing for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Products of the DAC are:

  • A Core Taxonomy of Nursing Information Behavior (CT-NIB), version 1.1
    version-1-1/ )
  • “Nursing Information Behavior (NIB) in the Pandemic: Resilience of a Knowledge Base.” Short
    paper for NASKO 2021, Seattle, University of Washington, 10 July 2021.
  • “Home care nursing information behavior: expansion of a knowledge base in a time of
    pandemic.” Presentation to ISKO-UK series “Knowledge Organization Research Observatory, 30
    June 2021, Observing Knowledge Trajectories in Healthcare.” (https://www.iskouk.org/KORO )


Members of the clinic are:

Richard P. Smiraglia is Senior Fellow and Executive Director of IKOS.

Elizabeth Milonas is Associate Fellow of IKOS. She is Assistant Professor, Computer Systems, Technology Department, New York City College of Technology (CUNY)

Edmund J.Y. Pajarillo is Associate Fellow of IKOS. He is Associate Professor, Department of Graduate Studies in Nursing, College of Nursing and Public Health, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

Sergey Zherebchevsky is Associate Fellow of IKOS. He is PhD Candidate, Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Isl and University.