Browse Student Publications and Research - Information Sciences by Title

  • Desai, Smit., Twidale, Michael (2021 Research Showcase at the School of Information Sciences, 2021-10-27)
    Voice User Interfaces (VUIs), like Apple Siri and Amazon Alexa, are becoming increasingly ubiquitous in our daily lives. VUIs are typically marketed as “personal assistants” or “butlers” meant to make lives easier for their ...

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  • Desai, Smit; Twidale, Michael (2021 Research Showcase at the School of Information Sciences, 2021-10-27)
    Voice User Interfaces (VUIs), like Apple Siri and Amazon Alexa, are becoming increasingly ubiquitous in our daily lives. VUIs are typically marketed as “personal assistants” or “butlers” meant to make lives easier for their ...

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  • Burcica, Pompilia (2017)
    This poster seeks to harmonize two distinctive paths: computational methods in historical research and the traditional historical craft. I show how the latter manifested itself across time and how it evolved in the current ...

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  • Lenstra, Noah (Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China, Peking University, 2010-11-27)
    This paper argues that constructing an open access infrastructure for the global sharing of local history information requires understanding the historical periodization of local history infrastructures across time and space. ...

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  • Zhou, Zhixuan; Ding, Xianghua; Tang, Xinru; Chen, Yunan (Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2022-01-04)
    In this paper, we examine a genre of User Generated Videos (UGV) centering around food which we term "foodshow". While Korean mukbang features streamers eat large quantities of food, foodshow features mundane activities ...

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  • Guan, Yingjun (Conference on Statistical Learning and Data Science / Nonparametric Statistics, 2018-06-05)
    The world of movies contains enormous information and is worth digging for prediction and recommendation. IMDB database is one good example for extracting the relevant features, including both the item-based information ...

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  • Mishra, Shubhanshu; Diesner, Jana; Tao, Liang; Surbeck, Elizabeth; Byrne, Jason (GSLIS Research Showcase 2015, 2015-04-03)
    Predicting various types of sentiment for textual data sources is an intensely studied problem in linguistics and computing. Despite progress with computational solutions beyond deterministic lookup dictionaries, practitioners ...

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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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  • Twidale, Michael B.; Floyd, Ingbert R. (2008)
    Based on a study of participatory design in the development of cyberinfrastructure involving the rapid composition of open source software and web services, we consider cases where researchers create their own ad hoc ...

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  • Jin, Sunyoung (2014)
    In the digital age, information access through digital libraries is limited by factors relating to geography, authorization, cost, copyright, and quality and quantity of collections. Addressing the limitations, the ...

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  • Gabriel, Jamillah R. (Information Research, 2020-12)
    This poster is an investigation of reading culture in Tanzania via the lens of Africana critical thought and everyday life theory. Informal interviews were conducted to gauge an understanding of the cultural from various ...

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  • Appedu, Sarah; Ocepek, Melissa G. (2022-05-06)
    Information literacy instructors have the opportunity address issues related to algorithms in their instruction. Because discussions of algorithms touch on topics related to privacy, capitalism, and discrimination, this ...

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  • Lapinsky, Jessica W. (2012-05-13)
    Disaster planning in cultural institutions is an important area of collections management that is often overlooked, but vital to the continued operations of an institution when an emergency strikes. Current planning ...

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  • Mitts Smith, Debra (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2007)
    The day after the Armistice of 1918 was signed ending World War I, the Book Committee on Children’s Libraries was established by a group of American women. The committee’s relief efforts focused on the establishment of ...

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  • Williams, Kate; Baeva, Aleksandra; Boles, Emily; Bowlus, Zoe; Burchard, Sara; Davies, Nora; Diaz, Jessica; Donaldson, Jeremy; Fanslow, Dana; Fary, Alyssa; Foulk, Chloe; Gorden, Jack; Grande, Jorie; Hanchar, Alyssa; Hartley, Abigail; Kaplan, Rachel; Khan, Aaron; Kuehn, Evan; Leigh, Michele; Lorrain, Darian; Monteith, Matthew; Ryan, Emma; Swope, Kate; Thebarge, Nathan; Tucci, Andrea; Waite, Elaine; Walcott, Ashley; Walter, Mia; Watson Burhans, Rosalyn; Zaldana, Jessica (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign School of Information Sciences., 2021-11-18)
    In the second year of the Covid-19 pandemic, in a year of racial reckoning, with climate emergencies bearing down on the United States as never before, two sections of the MSLIS course “Libraries, Information and Society” ...

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  • Clausen, Emma Louise (2012)
    Given the popularity of the LibQUAL+ survey as an assessment tool, there is the potential for institutions to share results and strategies to inform and improve the impact of instruction programs and information literacy ...

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  • Hardesty, Emily A. (2016)
    How many times has a library patron apologized for asking a question or seemed too shy to walk up to the reference desk? Both public and academic librarians would say one too many. Too often does a patron’s question go ...

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  • Tanusree Sharma, Hunter A. Dyer , Roy H. Campbell, Masooda Bashir (2021)
    Recent innovations in mobile technologies are playing an important and vital role in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. While mobile apps’ functionality plays a crucial role in tackling the COVID-19 spread, it is also raising ...

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  • Mishra, Shubhanshu; Torvik, Vetle I. (2014-03-14)
    This research work is aimed at identifying novel topics and ideas in a given PubMed record. It will identify topics and ideas using which MeSH terms and MeSH pairs, respectively for a given PubMed record are novel, hot and ...

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