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Browse iConference 2013 poster abstracts by Title

  • Heidorn, P. Bryan; Zhang, Qianjin (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The LABELX (Label Annotation through Biodiversity Enhanced Learning) is an extension of the HERBIS NLP system reported previously (Heidorn & Wei, 2008). The objective of the system is to formaly structure output from Optical ...

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  • Zavalina, Oksana L.; Vassilieva, Elena V. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This poster presents findings of an exploratory comparative analysis of user search queries in three large-scale digital libraries: two domain-specific (National Science Digital Library and Opening History) functioning in ...

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  • Weber, Nicholas M.; Thomer, Andrea K. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Developing techniques to better quantify, track and more accurately describe the impact of federally funded research is quickly becoming a reputable domain for information studies, including data curation. In previous ...

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  • Stark, Shannon; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Eisenhauer, Stephen (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The transition from traditional paper and microfilm formats to electronic theses and dissertations presents a number of significant challenges for academic libraries. To address these challenges, the UNT Libraries, together ...

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  • Stoerger, Sharon (iSchools, 2013-02)
    By definition, social presence involves making individuals feel connected and part of a community. Yet, creating social presence among the students and the instructor does not happen automatically and can be challenging ...

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  • Vashchilko, Tatiana; Xiao, Lu (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Our study focuses on the review of the existing datasets on human rights violations to understand the types of data sources used to construct the datasets and the methodologies to measure the degree of human rights violations ...

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  • Mascaro, Christopher; McDonald, Nora; Black, Alan; Goggins, Sean P. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In the following poster we examine how differences in location of @--‐mentions constitute both differences in meaning and social signaling in the context of the 2012 United States Presidential election. Through our analysis ...

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  • Bogers, Toine; Rasmussen, Rune Rosenborg; Jensen, Louis Sebastian Bo (iSchools, 2013-02)
    While the phenomenon of serendipity has proven to be a popular research topic, the issue of how to measure it effectively still relatively unexplored. We present an exploratory study that contributes to our understanding ...

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  • Nimon, Kim; Caragea, Cornelia; Oswald, Frederick L. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Meta-analysis is a principled statistical approach for summarizing quantitative information reported across studies within a research domain of interest. Although the results of meta-analyses can be highly informative for ...

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  • Wu, Shuheng (iSchools, 2013-02)
    With the proliferation of bio-ontologies in the molecular biological community, concern remains about their quality. There are a number of frameworks and models have been developed to assess the quality of Gene Ontology, ...

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  • Gollner, Kathleen; Webster, Tenny; Nathan, Lisa (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Through this poster we introduce the recent appearance of Neighborhood Book Exchanges (NooX) across North America and outline our plans for an empirical investigation of the phenomenon. Our investigation draws upon social ...

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  • Biava, Ryan (iSchools, 2013-02)
    What can we learn about how Members of Congress (MCs) frame the regulation and uses of the Internet by analyzing how they entitle legislation they sponsor that contains the word ‘Internet’? Existing literatures on framing ...

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  • Najmi, Anjum; Keralis, Spencer D.C. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This poster examines a new model for supporting digital scholarship across the disciplines, as implemented by the University of North Texas Digital Scholarship Co-Operative (DiSCo). Digital scholarship offers researchers ...

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  • Joo, Soohyung; Wolfram, Dietmar; Song, Suyong (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In this poster, we adopted nonparametric regression as a method to identify the unique distribution of query log data collected from the Excite search service in May 2001. In Informetrics, parametric modeling has been ...

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  • Haslhofer, Bernhard; Newman, Keith; Stefanik, Amanda; Robitza, Werner; Lagoze, Carl (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Old maps are a record of the past, exposing features people might want to tell stories about. Maphub is a Web application that enables them to do so by creating annotations on digitized high-resolution historical maps. ...

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  • Waugh, Laura (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The Open Access (OA) movement has led to a rethinking and restructuring of traditional publishing funding models. A growing number of OA journals require authors to pay an Article Processing Charge (APC) in order to have ...

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  • Louis, Claudia A. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This study seeks to explore the factors and conditions that influence the adoption and implementation of open innovation practices in public sector agencies. It examines the implementation of a web-based crowdsourcing ...

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  • Phuritsabam, Bobby; Purnima Devi, Th.; Sagolsem, Memori (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This paper traces the emergence of library and information science education in North East India. Describe the current status, the different patterns, levels and modules of LIS education. Provide an overview of the programmes ...

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  • Currie, Morgan (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Open Government Data (OGD) is defined broadly as any online publication of government documents, and more specifically as government data sets structured for public consumption and reuse. OGD proponents proclaim its benefits: ...

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  • Kusunoki, Diana S.; Sarcevic, Aleksandra (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Users and the information systems designed to support their needs and behaviors are becoming increasingly complex. Evaluators are tasked with designing evaluation methods that address the evaluation challenges of systems ...

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