Browse iConference 2014 Papers by Title

  • Marino, John L.; Karlova, Natascha A.; Lin, Peyina; Eisenberg, Michael B. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Libraries are facing the challenge of innovation to meet user needs. Virtual worlds offer unique opportunities for curated, immersive, integrated, interactive, and flexible spaces. The Virtual Study Room is a unique design ...

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  • Scholl, Hans J.; Scholl, Margit C. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    In the early 21st century, societies and their governments around the world have been meeting unprecedented challenges, many of which surpass the capacities, capabilities, and reaches of their traditional institutions and ...

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  • Asad, Mariam; Fox, Sarah; Le Dantec, Christopher A. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This paper explores the specific needs activists have of the technologies they use to manage their operations and promote their causes. To begin this exploration, we conducted two critical making workshops with participants ...

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  • Subramaniam, Mega; Valdivia, Claire; Pellicone, Anthony; Neigh, Zach (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Although research has shown increasing potential for new media literacy and identity development through the use of social networking tools, there are limited opportunities for young people under age thirteen to legally ...

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  • Bauer, Jared S.; Newman, Mark W.; Kientz, Julie A. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    The ubiquity of low-cost, sensor-rich, mobile computing devices has meant that designing context-aware systems is now a common concern in Information Architecture. Because of how prevalent context-aware systems have become, ...

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  • Proferes, Nicholas (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This paper presents the results of a content analysis of Twitter's organizational rhetoric. Focusing on the language generated by Twitter's founders in interviews and on the language that Twitter uses to describe its service ...

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  • Weissenberger, Lynnsey K. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    As a global phenomenon, Irish traditional music has a tremendous following, while practitioners of Irish traditional music often disagree on shared aspects of their music culture. This provides numerous challenges when ...

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