Browse iConference 2013 poster abstracts by Title

  • Gollop, Claudia J.; Chen, Annie T.; Wu, Wan-ching (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Cardiac rehabilitation (CR), consisting of exercise and diet modifications are proven to promote a healthy lifestyle that can extend life, particularly for survivors of cardiovascular events. Nonetheless, there is a ...

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  • Lund, Haakon; Bogers, Toine; Larsen, Birger; Lykke, Marianne (iSchools, 2013-02)
    CHAOS (Cultural Heritage Archive Open System) is a digital platform for Danish radio broadcasts. Radio broadcasts are an important and vibrant part of our cultural heritage, but providing efficient and effective access ...

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  • Zhao, Star X.; Liu, Xiaozhong; Ye, Fred Y. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This study presents the idea and design of a method to characterize the scholar h-index by full-text citation analysis. The method combines the citation analysis and text mining to modify the oversimplified process of ...

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  • Zakerhamidi, Maryam (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Collaborative information behavior is an important and growing area of research in the field of information behavior. Although collaboration is a key component of work in organizational and other settings Studies when two ...

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  • Wolske, Martin; Rhinesmith, Colin; Archer, Jennie; Bayci, Emily; Leuzinger, Ryne; McKeever, Lucas (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This poster describes an educational research project we call “Community Informatics Studio,” which uses studio-based learning (SBL) to support enculturation into the field of community informatics. The SBL approach is ...

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  • Faniel, Ixchel M.; Barrera-Gomez, Julianna; Kriesberg, Adam; Yakel, Elizabeth (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This paper presents preliminary findings from a comparative study of data reuse in the quantitative social science and archaeology disciplines. Quantitative social scientists have been engaged in large-scale data sharing ...

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  • Khazraee, Emad (iSchools, 2013-02)
    It has been discussed intensively that technology can shape social and in return is being shaped and adapted by its social context of use. Social media technologies have become pervasive in the recent years. It has been ...

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  • 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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