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  • Chua, Thomas; Ong, Chin Leng; Png, Kian Ming; Lau, Aloysius; Toh, Houston; Zhu, Feida; Shim, Kyong Jin; Lim, Ee-Peng (iSchools, 2013-02)
    K-Pop live is a social networking and language learning platform developed by an undergraduate student team from Singapore Management University. K-Pop live aims to combine social media together with gamification to promote ...

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  • Zhou, Lihong; Baptista Nunes, Miguel; Huang, Ru Hua; Liu, Fang (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This paper reports on an ongoing research project, which aims to identify, explain and resolve knowledge sharing (KS) barriers in Chinese healthcare referral services. Specifically, this paper presents and discusses the ...

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  • Heidorn, P. Bryan; Zhang, Qianjin (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The LABELX (Label Annotation through Biodiversity Enhanced Learning) is an extension of the HERBIS NLP system reported previously (Heidorn & Wei, 2008). The objective of the system is to formaly structure output from Optical ...

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  • Kitzie, Vanessa (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This study examined 300 question-“Best Answer” pairs from the LGBT thread of Yahoo! Answers to determine what information individuals find meaningful, relevant, and/or credible in interpreting an LGBT identity. Using a ...

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  • Olliverre, Rachel; Younge, Lauryn; Robles, Daniel; Guerrero, David; Adam, Medhin; Carter, Daniel (iSchools, 2017)
    The gig economy refers to a system in which independent workers perform short-term contracts, or “gigs.” Because these contracts are managed through online applications, understanding information systems has become crucial ...

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  • Shu, Fei; Beheshti, Jamshid (iSchools, 2016-03-15)
    The purpose of this study is to investigate the differences and similarities in terms of research area and teaching area between the iSchools faculty members and non-iSchools faculty members within the traditional LIS ...

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  • Alasmari, Ashwag; Komlodi, Anita (iSchools, 2016-03-15)
    Due to the overwhelming presence of English language sources on the Web, large numbers of non-native English speakers are forced to seek information in English to fulfill their information seeking needs. Arabic-speakers ...

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  • Zavalina, Oksana L.; Vassilieva, Elena V. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This poster presents findings of an exploratory comparative analysis of user search queries in three large-scale digital libraries: two domain-specific (National Science Digital Library and Opening History) functioning in ...

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  • Weber, Nicholas M.; Thomer, Andrea K. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Developing techniques to better quantify, track and more accurately describe the impact of federally funded research is quickly becoming a reputable domain for information studies, including data curation. In previous ...

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  • (2010-02-03)
    In order to successfully mentor, and hopefully retain, new professionals in the field, especially those from underrepresented populations, we need to know what professional information they are seeking and deem valuable. ...

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  • Teasley, Stephanie D.; Bederson, Benjamin B. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This SIE is aimed at members of the iSchool community who are interested in learning about Learning Analytics (LA) and thinking through how this arena for Big Data is relevant to the intellectual agenda(s) undertaken by ...

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  • Smith, Brittany N.; Lugya, Fredrick K.; Evans, Craig (iSchools, 2013-02)
    urrent search engines satisfactorily return relevant, ranked results to most posed queries. However, when searching on a dense topic for individual or collaborative learning purposes, the highest ranked results retrieved ...

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  • Zhao, Sanqiang; Han, Shuguang; Meng, Rui; He, Daqing; Zhang, Danchen (iSchools, 2017)
    Users' preference such as rating only provides uni-dimension information, but reasons behind users' preference may be related to various aspects of an item, such as the types, certain attributes. By observing user-generated ...

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  • Zheng, You; Dedrick, Jason (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The U.S. electric utility industry is facing a number of challenges today. In response, utilities are investing in smart grid technologies to mitigate them. Yet, smart grid adoption presents significant knowledge barriers ...

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  • Copeland, Andrea; Wood, Zebulun; Spotts, Lydia; Yoon, Ayoung (iSchools, 2018)
    Focusing on the challenges of teaching virtual reality creation and preservation, our paper will present a case study involving the virtual recreation of the Bethel AME Church sanctuary. We were particularly interested in ...

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  • 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, ...

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  • Mills, Leila A.; Knezek, Gerald A.; Wakefield, Jenny S. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This research reports findings for a study of information behavior for technology pervasive information environments of the 21st Century. Social media users (n=147) completed an online learning preference survey battery ...

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  • (2008-02-28)
    Community technology programs often lack the funding and technical assistance needed to sustain successful programs, let alone improve and expand their services. In the United States, these programs are training low-income ...

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  • Zeng, Li; Almquist, Zack W.; Spiro, Emma S. (iSchools, 2017)
    Increasing attention has been paid to promoting certain healthy habits through social interaction in online communities. At the intersection of social media and activity tracking applications, these platforms capture ...

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  • Stanton, Jeffrey M. (iSchools, 2016-03-15)
    The National Science Foundation (NSF) is the essential U.S. federal funder for basic science in a variety of fields including those closely related to the research interests of iSchool faculty and students. In particular, ...

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