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Browse iConference 2013 poster abstracts by Title

  • Strasser, Carly (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Recognizing that most Earth, environmental, and ecological scientists use spreadsheets at some point in the life cycles of their data, the California Digital Library partnered with Microsoft Research Connections and the ...

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  • Du, Yunfei (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Using survey tools to develop and implement community outreach plans, librarians and information professionals in rural Texas found out what their constituents wanted and built community-centered outreach programs. ...

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  • Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Weidner, Andrew James (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Maintaining usable and sustainable digital collections requires a complex set of actions that address the myriad challenges at various stages of the data lifecycle. Digital curation activities enhance access and retrieval, ...

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  • Thomer, Andrea K.; Weber, Nicholas M. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Whether a first-person narrative, a structured observational data source, or simply a diary of doodles, field notebooks are the material instantiation of most site-based social and natural sciences. In this poster, we ...

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  • Zimmer, Michael; Thiele, Jennifer; Kapusniak, Renee (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Privacy issues are not well understood by the general user. A common perception is that the younger computer user is less informed or concerned with privacy issues than the older user. However, recent studies have been ...

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  • Tmava, Ahmet Meti; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In the last decade, a growing body of the scholarly information and instructional materials produced by universities existed primarily in digital format. New digital technologies increased the productivity of scholars. The ...

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  • Masten, Kathryn (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Two defining characteristics of the iSchools are that they are interdisciplinary and embrace a social agenda. With this emphasis on broader societal impacts, this vision for the iSchools closely aligns with the concept of ...

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  • Bowler, Leanne; Mattern, Eleanor; Knobel, Cory P.; Keilty, Patrick (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This poster abstract reports on a study that examined the use of visual narratives to explore young people’s views on cyberbullying and for generating design interventions that would combat mean and cruel behavior online. ...

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  • Ding, Ying; Yan, Erjia; Ghazinejad, Ali; Jia, Han (iSchools, 2013-02)
    VIVO, funded by NIH, utilizes Semantic Web technologies to model scientists and provides federated search to enhance the discovery of researchers and collaborators across disciplines and organizations. VIVO ontology is ...

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  • Gomez, Ricardo; Bayo, Ivette; Reed, Philip; Wang, Cherry (iSchools, 2013-02)
    We present a novel design for very basic computer literacy training for extremely marginalized populations in industrialized countries, such as immigrant day laborers in the US. In addition to lacking technical skills, day ...

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  • Heaney, Chris (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Nuclear waste repositories harbor materials that are dangerous for tens of thousands of years, far longer than the normal human planning time span. Disposal facilities such as the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant and the halted ...

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  • Marshall, Andrea; Rode, Jennifer (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In this poster we investigate the tension between feminist design ideals and issues of usability with regard to smart closets. Technological artifacts are inscribed with cultural attitudes toward gender, and in turn they ...

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  • Bonnici, Laurie J.; Julien, Heidi; Burnett, Kathleen (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In 2005 a relatively small interdisciplinary group of LIS schools, all based in the U.S., announced its intention to form a new “iField.” The explicitly stated goal behind the formation and formalization of this group ...

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  • Masoumzadeh, Amirreza; Jin, Lei; Joshi, James; Constantino, Rose (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Dating violence is a type of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) which is a serious, preventable public health and social justice issue. If dating violence is left unchecked, it can bring short term and long term negative ...

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  • Eaker, Christopher; Thomer, Andrea K.; Johns, Erica; Siddell, Kayla (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In response to the increasing need for a data curation workforce, the Data Curation Education in Research Centers program is educating library and information science students in scientific data curation. During the summer ...

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  • Pollak, Angela (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Skill-based careers and remote rural settings are often overlooked in LIS research. Analyzing the content of historical non-fiction accounts of extended canoe trips, this poster explores the information life world of ...

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  • Esraghi, Ali (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This poster describes my interdisciplinary doctoral research on information and communication technologies (ICTs) and voluntary sector organisations (VSOs). Despite the fact that ICTs proliferate within these organisations, ...

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  • Ahmed, Shameem; Blake, Catherine; Williams, Kate; Lenstra, Noah; Liu, Qiyuan (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The Claim Framework was developed to capture how scientists communicate findings from an empirical study. Although the framework has been evaluated in biomedical literature, the framework has yet to be explored with respect ...

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  • Knopp, Daniel; Greene, Olivia; Counts, Clea (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This program was an experiment started in 2011 to look into the ways that we can diversify the STEM pipeline by targeting a group of middle-school students in Baltimore, Maryland. We also introduced Information Sciences ...

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  • Multak, Nina L.; Khazraee, Emad; Rogers, Michelle; Dalrymple, Prudence W. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Electronic medical record (EMR) systems are being implemented widely in hospital and office based settings. This technology is becoming a standard documentation modality for inpatient and outpatient clinical settings. While ...

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