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  • Lopatovska, Irene; Pattuelli, M. Cristina; Lange, Leanora; Ludas Orlofsky, Victoria (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This paper reports on the results of a pilot study conducted as part of a larger project aimed at understanding the evolving role of e-books in academia. The study used a survey, a scenario-based usability test, and ...

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  • Espinoza Vasquez, Fatima Karely; Hagen, Loni; Lee, Ji Sue (iSchools, 2016-03-15)
    Increasing concern focuses on how Americans self-sort—choosing to live, socialize, worship, and more with like-minded people. The ways in which people interact with information, among other dynamics, may perpetuate this ...

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  • Dumas, Catherine; LaManna, Daniel; Harrison, Teresa M.; Ravi, S.S.; Hagen, Loni; Kotfila, Christopher; Chen, Feng (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    In this study, we aim to reveal patterns of e-petition co-signing behavior that are indicative of political mobilization of online “communities” in the case of We the People (WtP), the first web-enabled petitioning system ...

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  • Swain, Deborah; Peterson, Gabriel; Brinson, Derek; Fisher, Jamaal (2009-02-08)
    This poster summarizes our report on the 2007-2008 Eagles e-Health project at North Carolina Central University. We took a cross-disciplinary and innovative team approach to training the NCCU campus and the off-campus ...

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  • Zimmer, Michael; Thiele, Jennifer; Kapusniak, Renee (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Privacy issues are not well understood by the general user. A common perception is that the younger computer user is less informed or concerned with privacy issues than the older user. However, recent studies have been ...

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  • Baron, Jason R.; Oard, Douglas W. (iSchool, 2013-02)
    The past decade has seen explosive growth in a new type of information management challenge: supporting “discovery” of digital information held by one party in a civil lawsuit in response to a request posed by their ...

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  • Marchionini, Gary; Eisenberg, Michael B.; Liddy, Liz; Marshall, Cathy (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Students who graduate from I-Schools in 2013 will very likely be working in 2050. We cannot predict what the world will be like in 2050 but we should imagine what kind of world we would like to see in 2050. To this end, ...

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  • Marcinkowski, Michael (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Online and distance education presents many challenges for both educators and system designers. The nature of these challenges is given particular clarity when examining online education in respect to pedagogical approaches ...

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  • Dalrymple, Prudence W.; Rogers, Michelle; An, Yuan (2009-02-08)
    In this paper, we describe our work for the past year assisting a nurse-managed primary clinic that serves a medically-disadvantaged urban population. Building on the prior year’s work in which our team became acquainted ...

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  • Tang, Rong; Quigley, Elizabeth (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Sixty undergraduate students were paired up and participated in a usability study of the Library Explorer software on a Microsoft PixelSense Tabletop. Specific investigation into the impact of diversity attributes on ...

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  • Wolske, Martin; Williams, Noelle Sheree; Noble, Safiya; Johnson, Eric O.; Duple, Robin Yoerger (2010-02-03)
    Access to information and communications technology (ICT) is considered important for individuals to fully achieve educational and economic development goals. In fact, ICT access has become so important that the lack ...

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  • Joo, Soohyung (2010-02-03)
    such as an online library catalog, electronic resources, and online reference services are considered imperative in achieving their academic goals. To satisfy student users, it is important to develop a user-friendly website ...

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  • Lim, Sook; Steffel, Nick (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The study examines whether expert and user ratings affect students’ behavioral intentions to use a fictitious book at Goodreads.com, a user-generated content (UGC) site regarding books. It also explores students’ perceptions ...

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  • Wohn, Donghee Yvette (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This study examined the relationship between feedback and content posting behavior in the social media system Everything2. Analyses paired survey data with behavioral data of user activity obtained from server logs. Results ...

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  • Horseman, Rachel Lynn; Larkin, Emily Elizabeth; Vallejo, Jessica; Wilkerson, Michelene (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Social Networking Sites (SNS) introduced a new medium of communication among users. Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn share several notable features between sites, while maintaining distinct user experiences. This study ...

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  • Choi, Erik; Scott, Craig R.; Shah, Chirag (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Social Q&A (SQA) services have been growing in popularity among health information seekers. Even though research has paid much attention to a variety of characteristics of SQA services to investigate how people interact ...

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  • Stringer-Stanback, Kynita (2009-02-08)
    Richard Heeks defines eGovernment as, “the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to improve the activities of public sector organizations”. eGovenment has two distinctive parts, the first, service ...

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  • Baeg, Jung Hoon; Park, Hye-Jin (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Many people use the Internet for their health information needs. Individuals searching for health information can bombarded with resources. Some of these resources can me poor or give misinformation. It is important for ...

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  • Mandel, Jared; Orcutt, Chelsea (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This abstract will explore #ElectionClass is, a course on social media and the 2012 election offered by the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. It will provide an overview of the course structure of ...

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  • Wynholds, L. (2010-02-03)
    One of the invisible aspects of large research projects in the social sciences is the method by which observations and other collected data are managed. In sufficiently large projects, it may be effective to address the ...

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