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  • Wei, Qin; Heidorn, P. Bryan; Freeland, Chris (2010-02-03)
    Taxonomic Name Recognition is prerequisite for more advanced processing and mining of full-text taxonomic literatures. This paper investigates three issues of current TNR tools in detail: (1) The difficulties and methods ...

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  • Ribes, David; Borgman, Christine L.; Finholt, Thomas A.; Baker, Karen S.; Bowker, Geoffrey C. (2008-02-28)
    Engagement – sometimes called action research, contribution, or intervention – is the participation of the researcher in the object of study. It is a key contemporary feature in making iSchool research accessible and ...

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  • Duarte, Marisa Elena; Belarde-Lewis, Miranda; Krebs, Ally (2010-02-03)
    1. INTRODUCTION Study of Native systems of knowledge involves examining the institutions, community practices, philosophies and policies around knowledge, information, and technology that support Indigenous and tribal ...

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  • Dean, Rebecca; Finn, Megan; Irani, Lilly; Lindtner, Silvia; Nguyen, Lilly Uyen; Patil, Sameer; Perkel, Dan; Sims, Christo (2009-02-08)
    We propose a roundtable discussion to report results of the first UC Information Studies Lab workshop and discuss implications with a broader audience. The workshop is conceived and organized by doctoral students for ...

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  • Page, Xinru W.; Kobsa, Alfred (2010-02-03)
    Although researchers have been building location-based social services for some time now, sharing one’s location has only recently been introduced to the more general population. This paper examines real-world adoption ...

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  • Josten, Nick; Kift, Jonathan; Trumble, Allison; Winter, Brigid (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This study argues the need for So.cl to identify and promote information gurus within their online learning communities to aid informal learning and foster communication between communities.

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  • Greifeneder, Elke (2010-02-03)
    Online users of digital libraries are multi-local, multi-lingual and live in multiple time-zones. Getting "purposeful data" in online user research requires that the research be done online because the users are there. ...

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  • Gollner, Kathleen; Webster, Tenny; Nathan, Lisa (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Through this poster we introduce the recent appearance of Neighborhood Book Exchanges (NooX) across North America and outline our plans for an empirical investigation of the phenomenon. Our investigation draws upon social ...

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  • Barzilai-Nahon, Karine; Mason, Robert M. (2010-02-03)
    This paper reports on an exploratory study of how executives in organizations perceive the entrance of the “net generation” into the workplace. We approached this question by collecting data from interviews, focus groups, ...

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  • Biava, Ryan (iSchools, 2013-02)
    What can we learn about how Members of Congress (MCs) frame the regulation and uses of the Internet by analyzing how they entitle legislation they sponsor that contains the word ‘Internet’? Existing literatures on framing ...

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  • Liu, Fei; Chuk, Erik (2009-02-08)
    In this poster, we apply network analysis methods in two information networks: a social tagging network and a collocation network. We try to identify their distinct network patterns under different language environments ...

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  • Grace, Rob; Fonseca, Frederico (iSchools, 2016-03-15)
    The conclusions drawn from network science regarding the asymmetric structuring of real-world networks offer important theoretical orientation in addressing the shifting pedagogical topography of distributed learning ...

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  • Burnett, Gary; Skinner, Julia (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This poster examines the Facebook presence of two grassroots political movements as two distinct information worlds. Upon examining Facebook pages that supported and decried the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street movements, ...

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  • Lew, Ava; Wellman, Barry; McEwen, Rhonda; Hyat, Zack; Jacobson, Jenna (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Networks, whether they are interpersonal, organizational, or mediated by technology are the essence of cultural and social worlds. The Networks in Information session will engage attendees in discussions on the potential ...

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  • Choi, Wonchan; Stvilia, Besiki (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This poster reports on a study that used a literature analysis to develop a new, extended conceptual framework for Web credibility assessment. The proposed a framework, named new framework for Web credibility assessment ...

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  • Tsaasan, Anita Marie; Waite, Peichi; Cheng, Karen G. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Rapid advances in technology infrastructure and increasing access to constant connectivity are paving the way for more innovative methods to support knowledge sharing in Global South countries. We present a model for ...

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  • Najmi, Anjum; Keralis, Spencer D.C. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This poster examines a new model for supporting digital scholarship across the disciplines, as implemented by the University of North Texas Digital Scholarship Co-Operative (DiSCo). Digital scholarship offers researchers ...

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  • Min, Chao; Sun, Jianjun (iSchools, 2016-03-15)
    The phenomenon of delayed recognition in scientific discoveries is enjoying an ever increasing attention, as it is seen of potential scientific and even commercial values. This poster firstly reviews the performance of ...

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  • Kammer, Jenna (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This paper presents the findings of a phenomenological investigation of online teaching, as experienced by six faculty members who have never taught online before. The findings demonstrate the qualitatively different (and ...

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  • Knight, Erin Beth; Gandomi, Nathan; Severance, Charles; Borgman, Christine L.; Kroner, George (2010-02-03)
    The landscape of teaching and learning has been radically shifted in the last 15 years by the advent of web technologies, which enabled the emergence of Learning Management Systems (LMS). These systems changed the ...

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