Student Publications and Research - Library and Information Science


This collection contains publications, conference papers and posters, and other research and scholarship of School of Information Sciences' PhD and master's students.

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  • Mishra, Shubhanshu; Torvik, Vetle I. (2016-06-23)
    We present several measures and methods for quantifying conceptual novelty of an article in the biomedical literature corpus using a collection of 22 million MEDLINE articles. Our results show the prevalence of combinatorial ...


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  • Harris, Ashley (2016-05-02)
    The UIUC campus plays host to a club called 3V. They define themselves as a concert goers club and welcome all music lovers. However, the club plays a special role in the growing and changing of the music scene around ...


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  • Samuel, Noah Oluwafemi (2016)
    This paper examines the research environment in Nigeria in relation to the developing trends in the global research community and specifically regarding research funding by government as a viable way of ensuring access ...


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  • Lenstra, Noah (2016-01-07)
    As the global population ages, and as digital technologies become ever more densely woven into the fabric of everyday life, the localized social support older adults rely on to maintain digital literacy will increase in ...


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  • Mishra, Shubhanshu; Torvik, Vetle I. (2016-03-22)
    We introduce several measures of novelty for a scientific article in MEDLINE based on the concepts associated with it. The concepts associated with an article are identified using the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) assigned ...


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