Browse iSchools by Author "Acker, Amelia"
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Abreu, Amelia; Acker, Amelia (iSchools, 2013-02)In recent years, big data has become a prevalent issue for information studies. In an era of big data, can we contemplate research data that relies more on the context of creation than volume and variety of source. In this ...
Acker, Amelia; Chalmers, Melissa; Burton, Matt; Wythoff, Grant; Lodato, Thomas (iSchools, 2013-02)With exponential increases of information flows on social media platforms, user experiences have become fragmented, cacophonous, and often overwhelming. Such “noise” makes learning on these platforms difficult. By contrast, ...
Carter, Daniel; Sholler, Dan; Acker, Amelia (iSchools, 2019-03-15)Academic research often claims to investigate phenomena, but we conventionally insist that such investigations take place with the consent of those being studied. In this blue sky paper, we suggest that information science ...
Acker, Amelia; Burton, Matt; Geiger, R. Staurt; Ribes, David (iSchools, 2015-03-15)This workshop introduces participants to trace ethnography, building a network of scholars interested in the collection and interpretation of trace data and distributed documentary practices. The intended audience is broad, ...