Browse iConference 2010 Papers by Issue Date

  • Ngamassi, Louis-Marie; Zhao, Kang; Maldonado, Edgar; Maitland, Carleen; Tapia, Andrea (2010-02-03)
    While in recent years research has highlighted the rise of inter-organizational collaboration among humanitarian organizations/agencies in the nonprofit sector and has documented issues related to the forming and maintaining ...

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  • Pal, Joyojeet (2010-02-03)
    Since the early 2000s, Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICTD) has rapidly gained attention as an emerging area of scholarship as information schools increasingly diversify their interests into ...

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  • Ma, Lai (2010-02-03)
    The everyday work of information professionals is culturally, socially, and organizationally structured. The education of information professionals should not be limited to the teachings of practical skills and should ...

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  • Urban, Richard J.; Twidale, Michael B.; Adamczyk, Piotr D. (2010-02-03)
    Large-scale aggregations of digital collections from libraries, archives and museums offer users unprecedented access to cultural heritage materials. But they also have failed to incorporate important contextual information ...

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  • Zhang, Hong; Twidale, Michael B. (2010-02-03)
    With current systems, we are forced to make decisions either to keep or not keep; delete or not delete a file. Unfortunately our opinions about many information items do not easily fit into this binary worldview. As a part ...

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  • Allen, Robert B.; Zhu, Weizhong; Sieczkiewicz, Robert (2010-02-03)
    Newspapers are rich sources of evidence of history and literally millions of pages of historical newspapers have now been digitized. We aim to develop tools for effectively browsing this rich resource. However, the structure ...

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  • Wu, Dan; Gu, Nanhui; He, Daqing (2010-02-03)
    Digital library, because of its resource demanding and other issues to solve, is an important application of multilingual information access (MLIA). However, the requirements of MLIA systems and applications are not typically ...

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  • Eugene, Wanda; Gilbert, Juan E.; Gilbert, Juan E. (2010-02-03)
    The goal of this paper is to present a tool that will sustain the development of culturally relevant computing artifacts by providing an effective means of detecting culture identities and cultures of participation. ...

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  • Warren, Scott Joseph (2010-02-03)
    The purpose of this paper is to discuss one instructional design that leverages problem-based learning and game structures as a means of developing innovative higher education courses for students as responsive, lived ...

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  • Bowman, Timothy David (2010-02-03)
    This paper explores backstage behavior in videos found by searching for “drinking and puking” on YouTube. A small sample of 10 videos was critiqued using the definition of backstage language behavior found in Goffman’s ...

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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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  • 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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  • Saab, David J. (2010-02-03)
    Social bookmarking sites such as Flickr, del.icio.us, and CiteULike have adopted folksonomic systems where users tag entities with keywords. These tagging systems replace traditional taxonomic systems that employ ...

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  • Mayernik, Matthew S. (2010-02-03)
    Cyberinfrastructure systems for digital data will depend on effective ways of creating and sharing metadata. In distributed scientific collaborations, creating and collecting metadata is a significant challenge. Metadata ...

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  • Martens, Betsy Van der Veer (2010-02-03)
    This comparative case study explores the impact of four “practice theories” in the separate domains of finance, military strategy, nursing, and theology, and discusses potential “outputs” in each field that might be ...

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  • Benardou, Agiatis; Constantopoulos, Panos; Dallas, Costis; Gavrilis, Dimitris (2010-02-03)
    This paper presents a conceptual model for scholarly research activity, developed as part of the conceptual modelling work within the “Preparing DARIAH” European e-Infrastructures project. It is inspired by cultural-historical ...

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  • Lyons, Kelly A. (2010-02-03)
    In this paper, we argue that the discipline of service science, in search of an academic home, is ideally situated within an iSchool curriculum and research community. We describe the features and expectations of the ...

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  • Ortiz, Julio Angel (2010-02-03)
    Using a socio-technical theoretical lens, this paper delineates and defends the claim that access to broadband-enabled serious computer games is necessary to bridging the digital divide. Most of the research of videogames ...

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  • Zhang, Jian; Chen, Chaomei (2010-02-03)
    Current science and technology has produced more and more publically accessible scientific data. However, little is known about how the open data trend impacts a scientific community, specifically in terms of its ...

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  • Hinnant, Charles; McClure, Charles R.; Mandel, Lauren H.; Alemanne, Nicole D. (2010-02-03)
    High-speed broadband facilitates a vast number of beneficial applications such as voice over internet protocol (VoIP), streaming media, gaming, online government and business services, and other interactive services that ...

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