Browse iConference 2015 Poster Descriptions by Title

  • Comstock, Sharon; Tarullo, Leigh A. Tarullo; Battaglia, Eric (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Who owns Hemingway? The commodification of this literary icon is questioned by a new initiative that asks teens to re-vision Ernest Hemingway as represented by his sister, mother, school friends, and young self. Partnering ...

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  • Oh, Sanghee; Park, Min Sook (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This poster reports preliminary findings of a work-in progress project focusing on examining questions regarding HIV/AIDS that people generate in social knowledge spaces, social Q&A. A total of 15,574 HIV/AIDS questions ...

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  • Guo, Chun; Milojević, Staša; Liu, Xiaozhong (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Few studies have focused on understanding the changing relationship between the cited work and the works that cite it. In this study we use publications from the ACM Digital Library published between 1980 and 1989 to follow ...

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  • Chizari, Sara (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The purpose of this ongoing doctoral study is to identify if cultural differences affect information-searching behavior of Google users. Even though cultural differences have been the main concern of several information ...

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  • Tsou, Andrew; Demarest, Bradford; Sugimoto, Cassidy R. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    TED Talks is one of the leading science communication initiatives in the digital age. Although previous work has analyzed the demographics of speakers & audience reaction to TED Talks, there is a dearth of research into ...

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  • Wang, Dakuo; Olson, Judith S.; Zhang, Jingwen; Nguyen, Trung; Olson, Gary M. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Writing collaboratively is increasing in many professions, including among college students. Students are writing many assignments collaboratively, learning as they go. Writing collaboratively, however, takes coordination ...

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  • Rodriguez, Emely; Carrasquillo, Odemaris; Lee, Christopher; Lee, Jon; Zhou, Angela (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions continue to rise as a result of growth in population and industrialization. Manufacturing of new products with shortened life cycles, like the iPhone, are a significant source of GHG emissions. ...

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  • Daly, Diane; Brooks, Catherine Francis (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This study examines the narratives of All Souls artists and performers in Tucson, Arizona asking how artists learn about, share information on, and make meaning through a large-scale event and in their art. This work focuses ...

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  • Lu, Di; Farzan, Rosta (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    User-generated online communities such as online discussion boards have become an importance element of life in information society. However, their success is accompanied with challenges. Particularly, their high reliance ...

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  • Koh, Kyungwon; Rubenstein, Ellen; White, Kelvin (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This pilot study identifies how information behavior (IB) researchers address implications and potential impacts of their study results—the “so what?” questions. Thirty IB research articles were randomly selected from ...

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  • Choi, Inkyung (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    In this study, the use of user studies in information organization and a desired future direction can be visualized by investigating how user studies have been shaped in ISKO (International Society of Knowledge Organization) ...

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  • Ermolaev, Natalia; Lesk, Michael; Reay, Danielle (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Does very precise description of objects and semantic-web linking truly enable new applications for catalog data? This poster presents research testing this questions using data from a variety of library, museum and archive ...

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  • Maron, Deborah; Missen, Cliff; Tayag, Elnora; McNeirney, Katie (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Five billion people, as well as rural libraries, schools, and prisons across the globe, are not connected to the Internet. The WiderNet Project attempts to assist these underserved populations with its eGranary Digital ...

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  • Goodale, Paula; Bates, Jo; Lin, YuWei (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    In this poster we present an overview of our approach to researching the information infrastructure for weather and climate data in the UK, which aims to map the various data journeys of an individual datum through this ...

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  • Crawford Barniskis, Shannon A. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This discourse analysis examines the professional conversation about public library makerspaces. Articles describe makerspaces filled with advanced technological gadgets and high-tech users. This discourse brushes past ...

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  • Qin, Jian; Costa, Mark; Wang, Jun (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Scientometric analytics faces new technical and methodological challenges in using large-scale metadata as the source of its analysis. This poster reports such challenges encountered in a scientometric analytics project ...

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  • Choi, Wonchan; Stvilia, Besiki (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This poster reports on a study that used a literature analysis to develop a new, extended conceptual framework for Web credibility assessment. The proposed a framework, named new framework for Web credibility assessment ...

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  • Tsaasan, Anita Marie; Waite, Peichi; Cheng, Karen G. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Rapid advances in technology infrastructure and increasing access to constant connectivity are paving the way for more innovative methods to support knowledge sharing in Global South countries. We present a model for ...

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  • Karami, Amir; Zhou, Bin (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    With the fast growing and importance of online reviews, malicious users start to abuse the online review websites and deliberately post low quality, untrustworthy, or even fraudulent reviews, which are typically referred ...

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  • Hiles, Hannah Rose (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Using a combination of quantitative surveys conducted over 11 weeks, which reached 68 participants, and qualitative interviews collecting personal stories from two participants, our research team examined the general Latina ...

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