Browse iConference 2014 Workshop Descriptions by Title

  • Hirtle, Stephen C.; Richter, Kai-Florian (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Spatial information in the form of location-based services, spatial queries, geographical information systems, navigation systems and other spatially aware tools have become commonplace in the past decade. This workshop ...

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  • Kruschwitz, Udo; Hopfgartner, Frank; Gurrin, Cathal (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This workshop brings together researchers from different streams and communities that deal with information access in the widest sense. The general goal is to foster collaboration between the different communities and to ...

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  • Erickson, Ingrid; Allen, Warren; Arora, Payal; Goggins, Sean P.; Shankar, Kalpana; Yew, Jude (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    The annual Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems (CSST) workshop at the iConference perpetuates a tradition of providing sociotechnical scholars with a place to surface areas and domains ripe for new or ...

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  • Finn, Megan; Shaw, Ryan; Walker, Shawn (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    iSchools are home to many researchers who study the practices of scholarly publishing, a significant number of whom also design, build, and evaluate innovative tools for scholarly publishing. Yet when it comes to our own ...

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Isaac, Antoine; Wickett, Karen M. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This full-day workshop examines conceptual and practical aspects of collections and the context they provide in the digital environment, especially in large-scale cultural heritage aggregations. Collections will be considered ...

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  • Juncker, Beth; Balling, Gitte; Martens, Marianne; Anderson, Theresa; Dresang, Eliza T.; Fisher, Karen E.; Davis, Katie (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    The workshop will discuss and reinterpret our collective understanding of the information-technology-people triad and accompanying concepts in order both to broaden and to sharpen the focus on Digital Youth. The workshop ...

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  • Glushko, Robert J.; Petras, Vivien; Shaw, Ryan (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    The workshop centers on a book, "The Discipline of Organizing" (MIT Press, 2013) that proposes a unified trans-disciplinary perspective on one of the core subjects for iSchools: information organization and retrieval. The ...

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  • Haigh, Thomas; Kozak, Nadine (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This full day workshop builds a new community of scholars interested in exploring the potential of the "Social Studies of Information" (SSI) as a meta-identity for information research informed by the humanities and social ...

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  • Madsen, Dorte; Ho, Shuyuan Mary (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Interdisciplinarity is in the DNA of the iSchools. This workshop invites you to discuss how inter-disciplinarity plays out in theory and practice. The workshop addresses the uniqueness of the iSchools, provides an interactive ...

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  • Santoso, Stephanie; Hassman, Katie DeVries; Jackson, Steven; Rosner, Daniela; Erickson, Ingrid; Ratto, Matt (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This workshop will provide a unique opportunity to consider how making and fixing, practices which frequently take place during the course of academic research, can provide unique, different and insightful research ...

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  • Andersen, Jack; Foscarini, Fiorella; MacNeil, Heather; Mak, Bonnie; McKenzie, Pamela J.; Skouvig, Laura (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Genre theory has in recent years entered the study of information (Andersen, 2008). The question remains whether we in the information field have made our own independent contributions to genre theory, not only `applying' ...

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