Browse iConference 2015 Poster Descriptions by Title

  • Srinivasan, Janaki; Finn, Megan; Ames, Morgan G. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The mythology of information determinism – that access to the “right” information will precipitate desired actions – is common in policy arenas and develop. We identify information determinism in three programs in international ...

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  • Du, Yunfei (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Rural and small communities in the United States are often hindered by limited budget and support from smaller tax-bases, which in turn results in higher cost of information infrastructure development and operation. This ...

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  • Gray, LaVerne (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The project is an exploratory network analysis that examines a social movement of African-American women community activists in the attempted establishment of library branch facilities in a public housing community in ...

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  • DesArmo, Joel (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This study is an exploratory investigation into the citation patterns in the field of Information Retrieval. Preliminary findings are based on a comparison of self-citation rates in JASIST, a leading journal in Information ...

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  • Nakashole, Ndapandula (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    For any given newsworthy event, thousands of articles, blog posts, micro-blog posts and social network status updates are often published about it. This is an overload to a reader who wants to quickly grasp the key aspects ...

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  • Jett, Jacob; Maden, Chris; Fallaw, Colleen; Senseney, Megan; Downie, J. Stephen (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The HathiTrust (HT) digital library comprises 4 billion pages (composing 11 million volumes). The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) – a unique collaboration between University of Illinois and Indiana University – is ...

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  • Albertson, Dan; Johnston, Melissa (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Given the prevalence of digital resource use in education, it is critical to understand teachers’ interactions and perceptions when retrieving digital video for instructional purposes. The overarching objective of the ...

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  • Sabaghian, Ehsan; Stromer-Galley, Jennifer; Sawyer, Steve (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    We contrast assumptions of communications theorizing with those underlying information systems to emphasize that the convergence inherent in contemporary ecosystems of digital technologies, online services and the proliferation ...

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  • Aljohani, Arwa Mohammed; Peng, Alex; Nunes, Miguel (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has been extensively researched with regard to the business environment, but not so much in relation to higher education institutions (HEIs). The review of the available ERP literature ...

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  • Heidorn, P. Bryan; Stahlman, Gretchen Renee; Chong, Steven (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Biological Field Stations provide a unique set of opportunities and challenges for digital curation. The stations serve as the center of short-term and long-term biological research, from biomolecular-scale to ecosystems-scale ...

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  • Tsaasan, Anita Marie; Kusumakaulika, Nafiri; Brubaker, Jed R. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    We present an interview study on the management of post-mortem data on Facebook. Design considerations for post-mortem social media data management were developed, and their use in the design and development of a prototype ...

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  • Dombrowski, Lynn (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    For projects of moral and ethical import, designers and researchers are frequently motivated by notions of justice. However, it is unclear how justice influences design process. Within a participatory design process aimed ...

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  • Fu, Hengyi; Wu, Shuheng (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    With the increasing number of multilingual web pages on the Internet, multilingual information retrieval has become an important research topic. While queries are the key element of information retrieval process, mixed-language ...

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  • Yu, Bei; Zhang, Feifei (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This study examines academic opinion expressions in citation context. We first developed an annotation schema to annotate three aspects of each academic opinion expressed in a citation statement: rhetorical purpose, content ...

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  • Kilgour, Lauren; Mattern, Eleanor (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    In 2010, the federal government passed the Plain Writing Act, a piece of legislation that calls for clearly and concisely written government information. While this statute focuses on textual communication, its passage ...

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  • Lim, Sook; Steffel, Nick (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The study examines whether expert and user ratings affect students’ behavioral intentions to use a fictitious book at Goodreads.com, a user-generated content (UGC) site regarding books. It also explores students’ perceptions ...

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  • Horseman, Rachel Lynn; Larkin, Emily Elizabeth; Vallejo, Jessica; Wilkerson, Michelene (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Social Networking Sites (SNS) introduced a new medium of communication among users. Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn share several notable features between sites, while maintaining distinct user experiences. This study ...

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  • Baeg, Jung Hoon; Park, Hye-Jin (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Many people use the Internet for their health information needs. Individuals searching for health information can bombarded with resources. Some of these resources can me poor or give misinformation. It is important for ...

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  • Li, Wenqi; Xu, Yifei; Wang, Jun (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The poster reports current findings in a project focusing on UX evaluation of children’s mobile apps. We adopt field study in the research to first evaluate the interaction design of general tasks, including selecting, ...

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  • Aviles, Frank; Ramirez, Ivonne Saidé (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    With the advancement of communication technology there has been a growing emphasis on international and intercultural communication. Following this trend information science journals have become open to a more internationalized ...

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