The iSchools are interested in the relationship between information, people and technology. This is characterized by a commitment to learning and understanding the role of information in human endeavors. The iSchools take it as given that expertise in all forms of information is required for progress in science, business, education, and culture. This expertise must include understanding of the uses and users of information, as well as information technologies and their applications.
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The Tone of the Social Discussion in Sharing Information about Books: A Comparison of Online Reviews (iSchools, 2021-03-17)This study details a beginning point for utilizing online book reviews for understanding users’ behaviors in sharing information about books for selecting books by focusing on the comparison of online book reviews on two ...
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Evidence of Public Agenda-Setting on Twitter: A Comparative Analysis of the Government Agenda vs. the Public Agenda on the National Security Policy (iSchools, 2021-03-17)Recent agenda-setting research has focused on the agenda-setting in the digital environment. However, the possibility of the public as agenda setters and the public’s ability to set their own agenda have not fully investigated. ...
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Health Information Needs in Visual Materials: Recommendations for Enhancing Visual Material Users’ Search Experiences (iSchools, 2021-03-17)Medical research commonly utilizes visual-aided materials to study their positive effects on patients’ treatments. However, researchers know little about how individuals use visual materials (e.g., comic books, graphic ...
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Exploring Patterns in White Extremists' Ideologies: A Preliminary Mixed Methods Approach to Analyzing Manifestos Shared via ICTs (iSchools, 2021-03-17)In recent years, the threat of white extremists has been growing rapidly within the United States (U.S.). White extremists have been exploiting Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to spread their rhetoric to ...
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What Publications Tend to be Referred in Policy Making? From the Perspective of Policy Documents Altmetrics (iSchools, 2021-03-17)Academic publications play an increasingly significant role in policy documents. Various institutions use publications as policy supporting materials to make them more scientific. In recent years, policy altmetric ...