Browse iConference 2013 poster abstracts by Title

  • 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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  • Kim, David (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Placing the Walls is a digital project that analyzes the ‘mural environment’ of the Estrada Courts Public Housing in Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles, the site of more than sixty wall paintings organized by the community ...

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  • Carmichael, Lisandra R.; McClure, Charles R.; Mandel, Lauren M.; Mardis, Marcia (iSchools, 2013-02)
    A series of studies of rural Florida community anchor institutions have concluded that existing national measurement practices for broadband penetration, adoption, and impact are often poorly defined, confusing, or inadequate ...

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  • Mugar, Gabriel H. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The sharing economy describes an economic model where people sell, share, or barter their skills or owned assets directly to others. This economy is facilitated primarily by websites that act as hubs for the visibility and ...

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  • Lenhart, Laura R. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This poster will present the early stages of research on privacy and the aggregation of personal information that draws on Michael Walzer’s seminal Spheres of Justice to develop a eudaimonistic approach to social policy ...

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  • Capps, Janet L.; Bayo, Ivette; Campana, Katie; Feldman, Erika N.; Dresang, Eliza T.; Burnett, Kathleen (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The researchers propose to share first year results from VIEWS2, Valuable Initiatives in Early Learning that Work Successfully, a 3-year Institute for Museum and Library Service (IMLS) National Leadership Research Grant. ...

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  • McCay-Peet, Lori; Toms, Elaine G. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Serendipity is broadly defined as an unexpected and valuable experience prompted by an individual’s interactions with ideas, information, objects, and phenomena; in digital worlds the challenge to date has been in designing ...

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  • Zhang, Zhan; Sarcevic, Aleksandra; An, Yuan (iSchools, 2013-02)
    We propose a system for information acquisition, integration and presentation to support situation awareness during trauma resuscitation. The system consists of (a) medical devices for data acquisition, (b) a database and ...

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  • Sethi, Pranay (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Ubiquitous access to internet has resulted in more and more people going online to get their daily dose of news. In a 2010 survey conducted by the Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism, 41% of the respondents said they ...

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  • Azogu, Olajumoke; Chen, Jiangping (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Random samples are desired by researchers to produce results that are generalizable. We present an approach to extract random samples of metadata records from Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting ...

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  • Knox, Emily J.M. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Based on discourse from 13 challenge cases from 2007-2011, the study argues that studying contemporary reading practices, especially interpretive strategies, is vital to understanding why people attempt to censor books.

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