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Title:Collaboration in action: Enabling innovative scholarship with social and crowdsourcing services
Author(s):Shah, Chirag; He, Daqing; Radford, Marie L.; Oh, Jung Sun; Connaway, Lynn Silipigni
information seeking behavior
social media
virtual reference (VR)
social Q&A (SQA)
Abstract:With an exponentially growing set of e-services and social networks that allow people to be not only consumers, but also producers of information, information seeking and sharing behaviors are rapidly changing. Innovations in areas such as information exchange and knowledge management are coming from scholarship in data sciences, and the “wisdom of the crowd” has become more than a passing trend. The focus of this event would be to discuss the latest developments in the field of social media and crowdsourcing specific to information seeking, knowledge management, and innovative methods for collaborative question-answering. Specifically, the event will facilitate discussions about and engage the audience in topics such as social search, community-based question-answering, and hybrid models for information seeking. These discussions will be guided by the organizers who come from a variety of backgrounds, institutions, and research areas.
Issue Date:2013-02
Citation Info:Shah, C., He, D., Radford, M., Oh, J. S., & Connaway, L. S. (2013). Collaboration in action: Enabling innovative scholarship with social and crowdsourcing services. iConference 2013 Proceedings (pp. 1061-1062). doi:10.9776/13469
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:Copyright © 2013 is held by the authors. Copyright permissions, when appropriate, must be obtained directly from the authors.
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-02-04

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