Browse Student Publications and Research - Information Sciences by Title

  • 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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  • 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; Petras, Sarah; Ryan, Emma; Swope, Kate; Thebarge, Nathan; Torres, Hayley; Tubbs, Peter; 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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  • 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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  • Dinh, Ly; Cheng, Yi-Yun (The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), 2018)
    The era of big science promises rapid growth of scientific innovations and complex problem-solving, bringing forth the practice of doing science in large-scale collaborative effort rather than single author, solitary work. ...

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  • Jin, Sunyoung (2014)
    Interoperability issues pose a barrier to sharing and exchanging information among digital libraries and repositories. This is due to the use of diverse metadata standards, and their different degrees of generality or ...

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  • Urban, Richard J. (2009-02-09)
    The Categories for the Description of Works of Art (CDWA) is a foundational framework for describing cultural heritage resources. This poster presents a model of the CDWA Lite core categories as an OWL ontology.

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  • Hristova, Rumyana Y. (2011-02-02)
    This paper traces in parallel the origin, development, and current state of the tradition of "chitalishta" (reading clubs) in Bulgaria and the tradition of public libraries in the United States. The comparative approach ...

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  • Gruzd, Anatoliy (2009)
    As a way to gain greater insight into the operation of Library and Information Science (LIS) e-learning communities, the presented work applies automated text mining techniques to text-based communication to identify, ...

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  • Assarian, Steven; Berger, Sherri; Greenlee, Michael; Gujilde, Paolo; Lenstra, Noah; Pope, Elizabeth (2009-08)
    Poster presented at 2009 meeting of SAA in Austin, Texas.

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  • Knutson, Ellen M. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2007)
    The transition away from communism toward a more democratic society and the move to a market economy had profound effects on Russian libraries. Using the main public library in Bryansk, the Bryansk Region Scientific ...

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  • Koteles, Colin J. (2008-04-13)
    An analysis of existing OAI/PMH metadata conformance to the DLF/Aquifer Implementation Guidelines for Shareable MODS Records. Results of this analysis are used to predict both the nature and extent of future normalization ...

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  • Hicks, Elaine R. (2008-09-11)
    The book, Digital Citizenship: The Internet, Society and Participation, updates previous collective research on virtual inequality to demonstrate the impact of exclusion from online society among disadvantaged Americans. ...

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  • Agarwal, Sneha; Lincoln, Miles; Cai, Haoyan; Torvik, Vetle I. (GSLIS Research Showcase, 2014-03-14)
    Scientific research increasingly drives innovation and development of new technologies, and patent-to-paper citations can be used to trace this diffusion of knowledge and measure these science-to-technology spillover effects ...

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  • Campbell, Heather M. (2019-01-24)
    The challenges involved in the preservation of personal digital belongings have implications for developers and information professionals, including librarians. Synthesizing digital preservation concepts articulated by the ...

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