Browse iConference 2014 Poster Descriptions by Title

  • Wildgaard, Lorna (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This poster investigates if ready-to-use bibliometric indicators can be used by individual scholars to enrich their curriculum vitae. Selected indicators were tested in four different fields and across 5 different academic ...

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  • Han, Hyejung; Jeong, Wooseob; Wolfram, Dietmar (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This study analyzed user queries submitted to an academic digital library for four weeks (July 2012 to August 2012). We examined users' query behaviors and compared external and internal users' query patterns for image-based ...

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  • Mihara, Tetsuya; Hagiwara, Akira; Nagamori, Mitsuharu; Sugimoto, Shigeo (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Manga is a Japanese style comic. Nowadays, production of manga in the digital environment is widely accepted since authoring/drawing tools on PC have become popular. However, the digitalization of manga production is only ...

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  • Mardis, Marcia A. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    In the United States, primary and secondary (i.e., K-12) schools are rapidly changing their technology infrastructures to comply with sweeping federal mandates for enhanced data utilization and digital learning. These ...

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  • Du, Yunfei (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This paper reviews pedagogical approaches of Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and its implications to iSchool online courses. Massive enrollment could help instructors and students to use collective wisdom of "crowd-sourcing" ...

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  • Gilliland, Anne J.; Willer, Mirna (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    In today's Information Multiverse there are pressing societal, ethical and educational, as well as intellectual reasons why, rather than simplifying and reducing or streamlining, we should actually be complexifying and ...

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  • Ochiai, Kaori; Nagamori, Mitsuharu; Sugimoto, Shigeo (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    A huge amount of metadata is being published from various communities, domains and countries on the Internet. Metadata schema designers need to design metadata schema for their applications considering the interoperability. ...

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  • Burnett, Gary; Skinner, Julia (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This poster examines the Facebook presence of two grassroots political movements as two distinct information worlds. Upon examining Facebook pages that supported and decried the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street movements, ...

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  • Orszullok, Lisa; Knautz, Kathrin (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Using game mechanics to improve the motivation and efforts becomes a popular approach. Especially in higher education many projects have been realized to create a greater engagement of students in learning processes. Because ...

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  • Hamel, Leigh Ann; Maher, Tom; O'Dwyer, Mick; Cook, Eric (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Specialist information archives, particularly in subcultural and non-institutional settings, present special considerations of local context, cultural appropriateness and use patterns. In this poster, we describe our work ...

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  • Vogelbacker, Kathryn; Dillahunt, Xavier; McCollum, Denzel (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Viral videos have become very popular and influential in our technology-driven world. They have a strong influence on the production of popular user generated TV shows and websites. Our team explored what makes videos to ...

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  • Smith, Jen; Hall, Mark M.; Goodale, Paula; Clough, Paul; Stevenson, Mark (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    There is ample evidence of the influence of individual differences on information-seeking behaviours. Trailways and paths are increasingly important objects to support internet navigation. The EU-funded PATHS (Personalised ...

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  • Lund, Haakon; Skov, Mette; Larsen, Birger; Lykke, Marianne (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    An increasing number of large digitized audio-visual collections within digital humanities have recently been made available for users. Often access to digitized audio-visual collections is hampered by little and inconsistent ...

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  • Xiao, Lu; Khazaei, Taraneh (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Changes are inevitable in project management and project managers are often required to make change decisions that may have significant effects on the success of the project. To support project managers' decision-making ...

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  • Schneider, Edward F. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Comic books can potentially be a useful tool for education in public health crisis, especially in areas with high rates of illiteracy. This research presents the results of a quantitative survey of public health comics, ...

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  • Cooper, Danielle (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This poster introduces lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) grassroots information organizations and outlines a plan for an ethnographic research project to study these organizations' current contexts. Drawing ...

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  • Sanfilippo, Madelyn Rose (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This poster presents research-in-progress which seeks to evaluate a proposed theoretical framework in the context of unequal access to research results and data with national security implications among collaborators. The ...

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  • Pointon, Matthew (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This paper describes an investigation into the synthesis of user information behavior models and technological models of mobile computing to provide a new approach to smart/mobile user testing. Smartphone take-up has ...

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  • Yan, Jasy Liew Suet; McCracken, Nancy; Crowston, Kevin (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Qualitative content analysis is commonly used by social scientists to understand the practices of the groups they study, but it is often infeasible to manually code a large text corpus within a reasonable time frame and ...

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  • DesArmo, Joel; You, SukJin; Mu, Xiangming; Dimitroff, Alexandra (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This study aims to increase the use of virtual reference service by increasing the awareness of the availability of the service to users who really need it. A new situationally-based virtual reference interface, called the ...

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