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  • Şerbănuţă, Claudia; Chao, Tiffany C.; Takazawa, Aiko (2010-02-03)
    The emergence of Web 2.0 technologies in the digital age offers increased opportunities for worldwide information dissemination and self-expression. However, the capture, archive, and future use of this user generated ...

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  • Walker, Ashley Marie; Lee, Florence; Lonn, Steven (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Digital badge systems can be contentious to start and challenging to implement. In this project, we examine the development of an open, student-led, peer-to-peer badging framework within an iSchool context. Scaffolds is a ...

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  • Peña, Joslenne; Shih, Patrick C.; Rosson, Mary Beth (iSchools, 2016-03-15)
    Literature has studied students learning in inverted (flipped) classes. However, little attention has been paid to another important set of stakeholders – the instructors. While past research indicates that the inverted ...

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  • Schwieder, David W. (2010-02-03)
    While motivation is recognized as central to various as- pects of information behavior, motives remain surpris- ingly underemphasized in information behavior research. Major theories focus almost exclusively on other ...

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  • Van House, Nancy; Blanchette, Jean-François; Borgman, Christine L.; Lievrouw, Leah; Star, Susan Leigh; Weedman, Judy (2010-02-28)
    The interests of Science and Technology Studies (STS) and iSchools have converged in recent years. Building upon a successful five-session track on the influence of IS on STS at the recent Social Studies of Science Conference ...

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  • Gubbels, Michael; Yip, Jason; Kim, Jinyoung; Ahn, June (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In this paper we describe SINQ, a prototype mobile social media (SM) application that utilizes social participation to guide learners through an everyday Scientific INQuiry process. The paper outlines the motivation for ...

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  • Guo, Chun; Zhang, Jinsong; Liu, Xiaozhong (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Keyword metadata is very important to the access, retrieval, and management of scientific publications. However, author-assigned keywords are not always readily available in digital repositories. In this study, in order ...

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  • Jia, Han; Liu, Xiaozhong (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The goal of this research is to propose an innovative method of creating scientific referential metadata for a cyberinfrastructure-enabled learning environment to enhance learning experiences and to help students and ...

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  • Pointon, Matthew (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This paper describes an investigation into the synthesis of user information behavior models and technological models of mobile computing to provide a new approach to smart/mobile user testing. Smartphone take-up has ...

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  • Bogers, Toine (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Despite a surge in popularity of work on casual leisure search, some leisure domains are still relatively underrepresented. Movies are good example of such a domain, which is peculiar given the popularity of movie-centered ...

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  • Li, Ben (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This paper argues to include descriptions of theories alongside metadata descriptions of data. It compares several metadata infrastructure standards for interdisciplinary collaboration that include or exclude theory, and ...

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  • Joho, Hideo; Gurrin, Cathal; Hopfgartner, Frank (2017)
    iSchools have their roots in the collection, storage, analysis, and dissemination of archived materials of human activities. We foresee that sensing data via lifelogging devices (or Internet of Things at large) will ...

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  • Vannini, Sara; Gomez, Ricardo; Guajardo, Veronica (iSchools, 2016-03-15)
    This paper presents results of a participatory photography research where we explore Information, culture and identity in the lives of disenfranchised groups such as undocumented migrants in the U.S.. Information behaviors ...

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  • Shah, Chirag; Sonne, Jennifer (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Given the ubiquity of social media and Web 2.0 resources, there is a current lack of knowledge about the complementary aspects of individualized and social search strategies. This paper looks at the information resource ...

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  • Wang, Yanyan; Zhao, Yuehua (iSchools, 2017)
    The importance of social media keeps increasing in people’s daily life. Users not only generate information, but also create and maintain connections on social media. Meanwhile, these connections provide users a new way ...

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  • Tomlinson, Bill; Norton, Juliet; Baumer, Eric P.S.; Pufal, Marcel; Raghavan, Barath (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Most research in computing and information science reinforces the premise that information and communications technology (ICT) can be productively applied even more broadly than it is at present. A recent thread of research ...

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  • Yan, Jasy Liew Suet; McCracken, Nancy; Crowston, Kevin (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Qualitative content analysis is commonly used by social scientists to understand the practices of the groups they study, but it is often infeasible to manually code a large text corpus within a reasonable time frame and ...

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  • La Barre, Kathryn A.; Tilley, Carol L. (2010-02-03)
    Discusses the approach taken in Phase 1 of a three-phase project Folktales, Facets and FRBR [funded by a grant from OCLC/ALISE]. This project works with the special collection of folktales at the Center for Children’s ...

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  • Wu, Anna; Zhang, Xiaolong; Carroll, John (2010-02-03)
    In this paper, we present the essential idea of an on-going project studying navigation in physical environment as sensemaking process. Initial design guidelines are proposed for discussion.

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