Browse iConference 2010 Papers by Title

  • 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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  • 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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  • Bates, Marcia J. (2010-02-03)
    The author and Mary Niles Maack set out to develop the content for an up-to-date edition of an encyclopedia intended to cover all the major information disciplines in an integrated fashion. This effort arose from 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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  • Frix, Michele Maureen; Pal, Joyojeet; Neff, Phil (2010-02-03)
    As technology becomes more and more ubiquitous in the workplace and within social interactions, interest in the role of technology for the disabled has increased—first, in accessible design of technology itself, and second ...

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  • Monarch, Ira Alan; Rosenthal, Sheila; Callison, Rachel (2010-02-03)
    Literature reviews have been and are increasingly being merged with semi-automatic versions of bibliometrics and text analytics to extend library capabilities in the direction of performing informatics. Such extended ...

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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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  • 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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  • Du, Yunfei (2010-02-03)
    This study investigated the inclusion of low-income community users by surveying digital information literacy, in term of their attitudes toward electronic media and Internet-based reading. Two hundred thirty-eight public ...

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  • Chee, Brant (2010-02-03)
    This work explores the link between health and social relations by creating an automated metric of similarity of positive or negative affect (sentiment) between peers in online health forums. We analyze textual communication ...

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  • Chuang, Katherine; Yang, Christopher C. (2010-02-03)
    Support groups play an important role in helping individuals cope with their health conditions by providing members with a network of information and social support. It is not well understood what types of support are ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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