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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  • Ekbia, Hamid R.; Nardi, Bonnie; Sabanovic, Selma (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Growing interest in robotics in policy and professional circles promises a future where machines will perform many of the social and institutional functions that have traditionally belonged to human beings. This promise ...

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  • Pelechrinis, Konstantinos (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The advancements and proliferation of mobile networking and computing technology has enabled large-scale collaborations between people towards solving specific problems. While crowdsourcing has been utilized to facilitate ...

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  • Alhoori, Hamed; Ray Choudhury, Sagnik; Kanan, Tarek; Fox, Edward; Furuta, Richard; Giles, C. Lee (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    A new and diverse set of online metrics are emerging to capture the effects of the sharing and discussion of research articles on online platforms. In this paper, we investigate whether altmetrics differ between Open Access ...

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  • Arapakis, Ioannis; Lopatovska, Irene; O'Brien, Heather L. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This workshop will provide a forum for researchers, practitioners and developers interested in user engagement and emotion in the context of information systems design and use. Specifically, we seek to address questions ...

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  • Slota, Steve; Bowker, Geoffrey C. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    As the ability to meaningfully process increasingly large quantities of data has improved, the need for systems to support the aggregation and subsequent use of disparate smaller datasets is correspondingly greater. The ...

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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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  • Shelton, Martin; Lo, Katherine; Nardi, Bonnie (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Social media websites and web forums increasingly resemble massive media-sharing spaces where participants must manage self-presentation by targeting data disclosures to anticipated audiences. To explore the dynamics of ...

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  • Karami, Amir; Zhou, Bin (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    With the fast growing and importance of online reviews, malicious users start to abuse the online review websites and deliberately post low quality, untrustworthy, or even fraudulent reviews, which are typically referred ...

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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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