Browse iConference 2015 Poster Descriptions by Title

  • 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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  • Xiao, Lu; Cai, Tingting; Eastmure, Vanessa (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    The importance of parent-child dialogues in child development has been widely recognized. Also acknowledged in the literature is that an artifact in an activity mediates and influences the activity’s objective. Yet previous ...

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  • Angeles, Jose; Guzman, Indira; Barto, Thomas; Sanders, Sean (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Drawing from and integrating concepts from several research streams, we propose the existence of a new individual level construct titled perceived business process knowledge (PBPK). PBPK is theorized as an antecedent that ...

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  • Oh, Kyong Eun; Belkin, Nicholas (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This research study investigated and identified different styles of personal information categorization based on three types of mindsets in cognitive sociology. To collect data, a demographic questionnaire, a diary study, ...

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  • Pellicone, Anthony James; Ahn, June (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Our work details the process by which a young gamer accesses information and social resources in gameplay. We first frame this practice using the literacy studies concept of affinity spaces. Then, using ethnographic data ...

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  • Zhang, Zhan; Sarcevic, Aleksandra (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Information about incoming patients received from the ambulance crews and pre-hospital staff is critical in assisting emergency medical teams prepare for the patient care. Yet few studies have focused on the importance of ...

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  • Smith, Daniella (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    This poster examines the results of a usability study of the basic and visual search functions of Follett’s Destiny catalog for K-12 schools. The study was conducted with a sample of seven middle school students. Overall, ...

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  • Policicchio, Shauna Michelle; Yavuz, Attila A. (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    With the recent popularity of outsourcing private data to the cloud, there is an increased interest in privacy-enhancing technologies. These technologies were developed to maintain the privacy of a user's identity and have ...

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  • Zimmer, Michael (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Public libraries are increasingly turning to cloud computing solutions to satisfy their technological needs in order to best serve patrons, while simultaneously taking advantage of new opportunities for cost savings, ...

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  • Luong, Thuy T.B.; Houston, Douglas (iSchools, 2015-03-15)
    Understanding commuters’ perceptions, attitudes, and behavior is an important component of transportation planning and management. Collecting such information using traditional survey or interview methods is costly and ...

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