Browse iSchools by Title

  • Hemsley, Jeff; Eckert, Josef (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    From Tehran Square to Gezi Park, Twitter is an emergent tactic of protestors in the public square. Our work utilizes the theoretical framework of contentious politics and its human geographic extension as a framework for ...

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  • Pal, Joyojeet (2010-02-03)
    Since the early 2000s, Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICTD) has rapidly gained attention as an emerging area of scholarship as information schools increasingly diversify their interests into ...

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  • Stutzman, Frederic D.; Boyd, Danah; Marwick, Alice E.; Lampe, Cliff; Ellison, Nicole (2008-02-28)
    In the information sciences, there is significant interest in the study of social network websites. Sites such as Myspace and Facebook have drawn hundreds of millions of users, shaping and contextualizing new forms of ...

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  • Haslhofer, Bernhard; Newman, Keith; Stefanik, Amanda; Robitza, Werner; Lagoze, Carl (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Old maps are a record of the past, exposing features people might want to tell stories about. Maphub is a Web application that enables them to do so by creating annotations on digitized high-resolution historical maps. ...

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  • Birkland, Johanna L. H.; Kaarst-Brown, Michelle L. (2008-02-28)

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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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  • Kwiatkowska, Agnieszka (2009-02-08)
    The increase in online data collection in the past few years has been expected and stellar. Surveys from many sources and many natures appear daily on the World Wide Web. This phenomenon can be attributed to numerous ...

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  • Kampov-Polevoi, Julia; Mostafa, Javed (2009-02-08)
    The rapid growth in the knowledge and information sector of economy in the recent decades has led to a shift from the traditional educational paradigm to the concept of lifelong learning. Wide acceptance of this concept ...

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  • Shachaf, Pnina; Rosenbaum, Howard (2009-02-08)
    This paper suggests a research agenda for online social reference using the Socio-Technical Interaction Network (STIN) framework [21]. It addresses the need for more research on social reference, which refers to online ...

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  • Lesk, Michael; Crowston, Kevin; Haythornthwaite, Caroline (2009-02-08)
    Many I-schools now offer online courses. What are the experiences we have teaching online as compared with on-campus, and what can we learn from each other? This roundtable will let participants discuss how our experiences ...

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  • Saab, David J. (2010-02-03)
    Social bookmarking sites such as Flickr, del.icio.us, and CiteULike have adopted folksonomic systems where users tag entities with keywords. These tagging systems replace traditional taxonomic systems that employ ...

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  • Waugh, Laura (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The Open Access (OA) movement has led to a rethinking and restructuring of traditional publishing funding models. A growing number of OA journals require authors to pay an Article Processing Charge (APC) in order to have ...

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  • Garcia-Murillo, Martha (2009-02-08)
    It has been well documented that corruption negatively affects economic development. The purpose of this paper is to quantify the effect that Internet access in a country has on the level of corruption by studying a cross ...

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  • Bates, Marcia J. (2010-02-03)
    The author and Mary Niles Maack set out to develop the content for an up-to-date edition of an encyclopedia intended to cover all the major information disciplines in an integrated fashion. This effort arose from the ...

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  • McEwen, Rhonda (2010-02-03)
    Following a period of rapid and widespread adoption of mobile phones as personal information artefacts worldwide , information centres and their staff are currently grappling with the impacts of this paradigm shift and how ...

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  • Orszullok, Lisa; Knautz, Kathrin (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Using game mechanics to improve the motivation and efforts becomes a popular approach. Especially in higher education many projects have been realized to create a greater engagement of students in learning processes. Because ...

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  • Louis, Claudia A. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This study seeks to explore the factors and conditions that influence the adoption and implementation of open innovation practices in public sector agencies. It examines the implementation of a web-based crowdsourcing ...

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  • Hamel, Leigh Ann; Maher, Tom; O'Dwyer, Mick; Cook, Eric (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Specialist information archives, particularly in subcultural and non-institutional settings, present special considerations of local context, cultural appropriateness and use patterns. In this poster, we describe our work ...

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  • Wiggins, Andrea Kathleen (2010-02-03)
    This poster presents initial ndings from a dissertation pilot study on a citizen science project involving the public with scientists in collaborative research. The goal for the pilot study was familiarity with the ...

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  • Milas, T. Patrick (2009-02-08)
    Paul Otlet and Henri LaFontaine were French-speaking Belgian pioneers of Universal Decimal Classification (UDC), an early exemplar of faceted classification schemas. They redesigned Dewey Decimal Classification to correct ...

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