Browse by Subject "iSchools"

  • Wiggins, Andrea; McQuaid, Michael J.; Adamic, Lada A. (2008-02-28)
    Exploring indicators of prestige in hiring networks as they relate to measures of prestige presented in peer ratings provides a new perspective on hiring and identity in the iSchools. This study examines a hiring network ...

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  • Masten, Kathryn (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Two defining characteristics of the iSchools are that they are interdisciplinary and embrace a social agenda. With this emphasis on broader societal impacts, this vision for the iSchools closely aligns with the concept of ...

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  • Beaton, Brian; Jeng, Wei; Champagne, Ryan (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Fostering intellectual diversity in the iSchools is a critical task and central to the unique iSchool vision. However, beyond recent efforts to track hiring patterns and figure out the representation of various disciplines ...

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  • Weech, Terry; Moulaison, Heather (2008-02-28)
    In the United States, members of the iSchool group have received grants to develop education programs for information professionals to work with digital library collections, but have taken distinctly different approaches ...

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  • Bonnici, Laurie J.; Julien, Heidi; Burnett, Kathleen (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In 2005 a relatively small interdisciplinary group of LIS schools, all based in the U.S., announced its intention to form a new “iField.” The explicitly stated goal behind the formation and formalization of this group ...

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  • Wilde, Erik; Yee, Raymond; Kansa, Eric Christopher (2008-02-28)

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  • Sawyer, Steve; Rosenbaum, Howard (2008-02-28)
    Through this essay we develop an argument for supporting the growth of I-Schools by building on the literature and concepts of institutions. We first argue that I-Schools, and the I-School movement, can be seen as engaging ...

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  • Schamber, Linda (iSchools, 2013-02)

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  • iConference 2013 Program Committee (iSchools, 2013-02)

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  • Kindling, Maxi; Greifeneder, Elke (iSchools, 2014-03-04)

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  • Wiggins, Andrea (2009-02-08)
    Interdisciplinary research is both challenging and increas- ingly imperative to addressing many intellectual, social and practical problems. This poster presents a proposed empir- ical study of interdisciplinary diversity ...

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  • Searing, Susan E.; Offenstein, Tim (2010-02-03)
    What impact has the iSchool movement had on the collections and service programs of the libraries at universities that are homes to iSchools? How are academic libraries meeting the information needs of iSchool faculty and ...

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  • Twidale, Michael B.; Floyd, Ingbert R.; Jones, M. Cameron; Adamczyk, Piotr D. (2008)
    iSchools have a well-established reputation for rigorous analysis, applying a range of multidisciplinary methods. However, increasingly many of us are teaching design elements as well as doing design in our research. We ...

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  • Mokros, Hartmut B. (2008-02-28)
    The proposed paper for presentation at the Third iConference addresses the “Nature and Scope of iSchools and iResearch” conference theme. It addresses this theme through report of an in-depth case study of the organizational, ...

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  • Heckman, Robert; Snyder, Jamie (2008-02-28)
    Professional education in Information Schools is predominantly technical and based on a rational, scientific way of thinking about the world. In this essay we make the argument that experience and interaction with the ...

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  • Goggins, Sean P.; Floyd, Ingbert R.; Grudin, Jonathan; Sawyer, Steve; Erickson, Ingrid; Dabbish, Laura; Reddy, Madhu C.; Ribes, David (2009)
    This workshop builds on and extends an effort begun in 2005 that led to the 2008 Summer Research Institute of the Consortium for the Science of Socio-Technical Systems (CSST). This Research Institute, supported by the ...

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  • Lyons, Kelly A. (2010-02-03)
    In this paper, we argue that the discipline of service science, in search of an academic home, is ideally situated within an iSchool curriculum and research community. We describe the features and expectations of the ...

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  • Community Informatics Initiative (Community Informatics Initiative, 2009-10)
    Table of Contents: Community Inquiry Labs Back in Action; eBlack Studies Conference 2009; iSchools coming to Urbana-Champaign; University Engagement in São Tomé Summer 2009; Community Health Informatics Update; Welcome ...

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  • Bowler, Leanne; MacDowell, Kate; Agosto, Denise E. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This alternative event will investigate how iSchools are approaching research in the area of children and adolescents. Participants will work together to tackle this overarching question: Where does youth research fit in ...

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