Association for Information Science and Technology

Annual Meeting
November 12-17, 2004
Providence, Rhode Island

“Managing and Enhancing Information:
Cultures and Conflicts”

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Overview

Thursday

Check-in (click here for on-site registration hours)

Friday

Pre-conference Seminars; check-in

Saturday

Pre-conference Seminars; check-in

Sunday

Pre-conference Seminars; check-in

 

Conference begins at 1pm, Plenary Speaker, JC Herz

 

Leadership Development Program at 5pm

 

Welcome Reception at 6:30pm (click here for all Social Events)

Monday

Sessions begin at 8am

 

Plenary Speaker, Tim Berners-Lee at 10am

 

Alumni Reception 6:30pm; International Reception 8pm

Tuesday

Sessions begin at 8:30am

 

Awards Luncheon at 12noon

 

Annual Business Meeting at 3:30pm

 

SIG Con at 8pm

Wednesday

Sessions begin at 8:30am

 

Annual President’s Reception at 6pm

Detailed Program

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12

9am - 5pm

Seminars:

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13

8:30am - 5pm

Workshop:

9am - 5pm

Seminars:

1-6pm

Workshop:

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14

8:30am-12noon

Seminars:

11:30am-12:30pm

New Members and First Time Attendees Brunch

 

CONFERENCE BEGINS

1-3pm

PLENARY Session - J.C. HERZ

3:30-5pm

Sessions by Track:

Disciplinary Issues

Digital Libraries

User Behavior

System Design

Information Organization

 

E-Science: The New Environment for Scientific and Technical Information Management (SIG STI)
Santae Kim, National Science Foundation,
Gary Foley, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Neil Beagrie, Joint Information Systems Committee (UK)
Moderator: Pat Flanagan, Worcester Polytechnic

 

 

 

Important Technical Issues for Digital Libraries With Multiple Collections, Different Languages, and Diverse Audiences (SIGs III, DL).
Gregory M. Shreve, Kent State University
Lois Mai Chan, University of Kentucky
Marcia Lei Zeng , Kent State University
Daqing He , University of Maryland
Coordinator: Yin Zhang, Kent State University

Empowering Users: Cultures and Conflicts from Social Informatics Perspectives (SIG USE) .
Kristin Eschenfelder, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Noriko Hara, Indiana University
Bin Li, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Brendan Luyt, University of Western Ontario
Pnina Shachaf, Haifa University                                        
Barbara Wildemuth, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 

Information Visualization: Highlights, Histories and Futures (SIG VIS).
Howard Griesdorf, University of North Texas
Corinne Jorgensen, Florida State University
Peter Jorgensen, Florida State University
Diane Neal, University of North Texas
Brian O'Connor, University of North Texas
Ray Uzwyshyn, University of Miami Libraries

 

Interdisciplinary Concepts of the 'Work' Entity—Crossing Cultural Boundaries for Information Retrieval
Richard P. Smiraglia, Long Island University
Birger Hjørland, Royal School of Librarianship, Denmark
 

 


 

 

Posters 1: Information Organization and Access

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5-6:30pm

Leadership Development Program

6:30pm

Welcome Reception and SIG Rush

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15

8-9:30am

Sessions by Track:

Disciplinary Issues

Digital Libraries

User Behavior

System Design

Information Organization

 

Scholarly and Scientific Communication (contributed papers).
●Web-Based and Print Journal-Based Scholarly Communication in the XML Research Field: A Look at the Intellectual Structure. Dangzhi Zhao, Florida State University
●The Cultural Shaping of Scholarly Communication: Explaining E-Journal Use Within and Across Academic Fields. Jenny Fry, Networked Research and Digital Information, Netherlands; and Sanna Talja, University of Tampere, Finland
●Use of Electronic Science Journals in the Undergraduate Curriculum: An Observational Study. Carol Tenopir and Peiling Wang, both University of Tennessee, Knoxville

 

 

Use of a Virtual Community to Enhance Communication and Improve Student Learning Outcomes (SIG DL).
Vicki L. Gregory, University of South Florida
Diane Austin, University of South Florida
Tom Terrell, University of South Florida

 

 

 

 

 

 

Web Searching Behavior (contributed papers).
●"I Still Prefer Google": University Student Perceptions of Searching OPACs and the Web. Karl V. Fast and D. Grant Campbell, both University of Western Ontario
●Re-Finding Information on the Web: What Do People Do and What Do They Need? William Jones, and Harry Bruce, both University of Washington; and Susan Dumais, Microsoft Research
●Information Task Switching and Multitasking Web Search (SIGS CR, HFIS). Amanda Spink and Minsoo Park, both University of Pittsburgh; and Bernard Jansen, Pennsylvania State University

 

Image Retrieval (contributed papers).
●A Multiple Thumbnail Image Browsing Interface Tester: Design, Implementation and Preliminary Results in a Face Recognition Test. Peter Jörgensen,  Florida State University
●Free Sorting of Images: Attributes Used for Categorization. Abebe Rorissa and Samantha K. Hastings, both University of North Texas
●The Visual Indexing Vocabulary: Developing a Thesaurus for Indexing Images Across Diverse Domains. Corinne Jorgensen, Florida State University

 

 

Thesaurus Development (contributed papers).
●Task-based Evaluation of Associative Thesaurus in Real-Life Environment. Marainne Lykke Nielsen, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark
●Issues in the Development of a Thesaurus for Patients' Chief Complaint in the Hospital Emergency Department. Stephanie W. Haas and Debbie A. Travers, both University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
●Integrating Log-Based and Text-Based Methods Towards Automatic Web Thesaurus Construction. Hsiao-Tieh Pu, Academica Sinica, and Lee-Feng Chien, National Taiwan University

Posters 1: Information Organization and Access (continued)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

10am-12noon

PLENARY Session - TIM BERNERS-LEE
“Semantic Web - the Web of Machine Processable-data”

1:30-3pm

Sessions by Track:

Disciplinary Issues

Digital Libraries

User Behavior

System Design

Information Organization

 

National Security Policies: Implications for Information Flow and Scholarly Exchange (SIG III, IFP).
Lee Strickland, J.D., University of Maryland
Shelly Warwick, Queens College, CUNY
Brian Cantwell Smith, University of Toronto
Michel Menou
Don Kraft, Louisiana State University
Moderator: Nadia Caidi, University of Toronto


 

 

 

 

 

Assessing Digital Libraries: Evaluation Strategies, Practices, and Issues.
John Carlo Bertot, Florida State University
Charles R. McClure, Florida State University
William E. Moen, University of North Texas


 


 

 


 

Emotional Design: The Influential Role of Affect in Information Behavior (SIG USE).
Dania Bilal, University of Tennessee
Allison Druin, University of Maryland
Sanda Erdelez, University of Missouri - Columbia
Karen Fisher, University of Washington
Diane Nahl, University of Hawaii

 

 


 


 

Increasing Relevance in IR (contributed papers).
●Cross Evaluation—A Pilot Application of a New Evaluation Mechanism. Ying Sun, Paul Kantor, and Nina Wacholder, all Rutgers University, Tomek Strzalkowski,SUNY Albany
●Adjectives as Indicators of Subjectivity in Documents. Nina Wacholder, Paul Kantor, Ying Sun, all Rutgers University, Kwong Bor Ng, Queens College, CUNY, Tomek Strazalkowski, SUNY, Albany
●An Approach to Document Relevance Based on Clustering. Amanda Spink and Monica Desai, both University of Pittsburgh

Why Can't Johnny File? And What Can We Do to Help? (SIGs CR, USE).
Marcia J. Bates, University of California at Los Angeles
William Jones, University of Washington (Moderator)
Carol C. Kuhlthau, Rutgers University
Jens-Erik Mai, University of Washington
Gary Marchionini, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 

 

 

 

Posters 2: Information Science Issues and Practices

 

 

 

 

 



 

 



 

3:30-5pm

Sessions by Track:

Disciplinary Issues

Digital Libraries

User Behavior

System Design

Information Organization

 

International Issues (contributed papers).
●The Role of Information in Uganda's Reduction of HIV/AIDS Prevalence: The Rakai Project and World Vision Cases. Kendra S. Albright and Dick Kawooya , both University of Tennessee, Knoxville
●Information in the Namibian National Liberation Struggle (1966-1989): Applying a Model. Paul Sturges, Loughborough University
●The United Nations Development Program: From a Hierarchy to an Information Based Network Organization. Anne Holohan, University of California at Los Angeles

 

 

Building Digital Libraries Through Collaboration Within and Between Nations (SIGs DL, III).
Ching-chih Chen, Simmons College
Paul Nieuwenhuysen, Vrije Universiteit Brussels
Ana Pavani, PUC-Rio de Janeiro
Coordinator: Suzie Allard, University of Tennessee

 

 

 

 

 

User-Based Relevance (contributed papers).
●Users’ Video Relevance Criteria—A Pilot Study. Meng Yang and Gary Marchionini, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
●Relevance Judges’ Understanding of Topical Relevance Types: An Explication of an Enriched Concept of Topical Relevance. Xiaoli Huang and Dagobert Soergel, both University of Maryland
●The Institutional Dimension of Document Quality Judgments. Bing Bai and Paul Kantor, both Rutgers University; Tomek Stralkowski, SUNY Albany, and Kwong Bor Ng, Queens College, CUNY

Design for Web Searching (contributed papers).
●An Architecture for SCS: A Specialized Web Crawler on the Topic Of Security. H. Cenk Ozmutlu and Seda Ozmutlu, both Uludag University (Turkey)
●Visual Search Editor for Composing Meta Searches. Anselm Spoerri, Rutgers University
●Neural Network Applications for Automatic New Topic Identification on Excite Web Search Engine Data Logs. H. Cenk Ozmutlu, Faitih Cavdur, and Seda Ozmutlu, all Uluday University, (Turkey),and Amanda Spink, University of Pittsburgh

 

Document, Record, Work: The Basic Units of Analysis in Information Studies (SIG HFIS).
Richard P. Smiraglia, Long Island University
Gregory S. Hunter, Long Island University
Birger Hjørland, Royal School of Librarianship and Information Science, Denmark

 

 

 

 



 

Posters 2: Information Science Issues and Practices (continued)

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6:30pm

Alumni Reception

8pm

International Reception

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16

8:30-10am

Sessions by Track:

Disciplinary Issues

Digital Libraries

User Behavior

System Design

Knowledge Management and Use

 

Studying Scientometric Collaboration: Part 1: Methodology for Investigation Collaboration (SIG Metrics and International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics).
Henry Small, ISI
Elie Geisler, Illinois Institute of Technology
Chaomei Chen, Drexel University
Jian Qin, Syracuse University
Ji-Hong Park, Syracuse University
Sofia Liberman and Jane M, Russell, both Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Blaise Cronin, commentator,
Mari Davis, The University of New South Wales
Caroline Haythornwaite, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign



 

Digital Library Education and Training (SIG DL).
Susan G. Braun, The Aerospace Corporation
Luz Quiroga, University of Hawaii
Paul Nieuwenhuysen, Vrije Universiteit Brusse
Ingrid Hsieh-Yee, Catholic University of America
Javed Mostafa, Indiana University
Jeffrey Pomerantz, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Moderator: Deborah Barreau, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 



 

Perspectives of Information Seeking and Gathering Behavior in High-Risk Professions.
Brian O’Connor, University of North Texas David Blair, University of Michigan
Laurie J.Bonnici, Georgia Southern University
Bradley S.Chilton, University of North Texas
Baris Aksakal, University of North Texas
 

 

 

 


 

 

Facilitating Searching (contributed papers).
●The Appropriate (and Inappropriate) Use of Query Operators and Their Effect on Web Search Results. Caroline M. Eastman, University of South Carolina, and Bernard J. Jansen, Pennsylvania State University
●A Learning Approach to the Database Selection Problem in the Presence of Dynamic User Interests and Database Contents. Snehasis Mukhhopadhyay and Pooja Bajracharya, both Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis
●Reading and Searching Electronic Documents. Andrew Dillon, Lisa Kleinman, Randolph Bias, Gil Ok Choi, and Don Turnbull, all University of Texas at Austin

Information Related Management Issues: Examining the Applicability of Research Methodologies (SIGs KM, MGT).
Bill Edgar, University of Arizona
Julie A. Hersberger, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Joseph Kasten, Dowling University
Don Turnbull, University of Texas at Austin
Moderator: Maureen Mackenzie, Dowling University

 

 

 



 

Posters 3: Information Seeking and Use

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:30am-12noon

Sessions by Track:

Disciplinary Issues

Digital Libraries

User Behavior

System Design

Knowledge Management and Use

 

Studying Scientometric Collaboration: Part 2: Collaboration in Action: Research Papers (SIG Metrics and International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics).
Caroline Haythornwaite, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Kelly L. Maglaughlin, University College of Borås
Diane H. Sonnenwald, Göteborg University
Concepcion S. Wilson, The University of New South Wales
Mari Davis, The University of New South Wales
Caroline Wagner, Amsterdam School of Communications Research
Linda Marion, Drexel University of New South Wales

 

Digital Memories / Mediated Memories: Influences on the Creation of Archival and Cultural Web Sites (SIG DL).
Jeannette Bastian, Simmons College
Gregory Colati, Tufts University
Elizabeth Yakel, University of Michigan
Kelly Drake, Mystic Seaport

 

 

 



 

Social Behavior and Effects (contributed papers).
●Public Access to Information and the Creation of an "Information Commons." Robert Rao, Erica Wiseman and Kimiz Dalkir, all McGill University
●The Cultural Influences of Information Flow at Work: Manager Information Behavior Documented. Maureen Mackenzie, Dowling University
●The Hidden Impacts of Anti-Spam Measures and their Contributions to the Digital Divide: An Exploratory Study. Christopher Lueg, University of Technology, Sydney

 

Diligently Seeking Collaboration: Cooperation and Communication Between System-Centered and User-Centered Designers.
Tefko Saracevic, Rutgers University
Sanda Erdelez, University of Missouri - Columbia
Myke Gluck,  Virginia Military Institute
Boryung Ju, Louisiana State University
Lisl Zach, Louisiana State University

 

 

 


 

Blogs and K-Logs in Knowledge Management (SIG KM).
Jessica Baumgart, Harvard University Office of News and Public Affairs
Garrett Eastman, Rowland Institute, Harvard University
Christina Pika, APL, Johns Hopkins University
Moderator: Kris Liberman, Fidelity Investments

 

 

 



 

Posters 3: Information Seeking and Use (continued)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

12noon-1pm

Awards Luncheon

1:30-3pm

Sessions by Track:

Disciplinary Issues

Digital Libraries

User Behavior

System Design

Knowledge Management and Use

 

Student Paper Winners (SIG ED). Winners of the Pratt Severn, ISI Dissertation Proposal, and Proquest Dissertation Awards. Barbara Wildemuth, coordinator

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Digital Library Repository Service Planning and Development.
Leslie Johnston, University of Virginia
Margret Branschofsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mental Models of Information Retrieval Systems (SIGs USE, DL, HCI, CR).
Efthimis N. Efthimiadis, University of Washington
David G. Hendry, University of Washington
Pamela Savage-Knepshield, US Army Research Laboratory
Carol Tenopir, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Peiling Wang, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

 

 


 

Design for Helping Users (contributed papers).
●How Can IR Help Mechanisms Be More Helpful to Users? Colleen Cool, Queens College, CUNY; and Hong (Iris) Xie, University of Wisconsin
●Investigating Automated Assistance and Implicit Feedback for Searching Systems. Bernard J. Jansen and Michael D. McNeese, both Pennsylvania State University
●Bringing Together Children and Books: An Initial Descriptive Study of Children's Book Searching and Selection Behavior in a Digital Library. Kara Reuter and Allison Druin, both University of Maryland

Managing Information from Scientific Research Projects: Exposing Hidden Knowledge (SIG STI).
Suzanne Cristina, United Technologies
Jayne Dutra, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Robert Allen, University of Maryland
Joseph Busch, Taxonomy Strategies, Moderator

 

 

 

 

 

Third Global Information Village (SIG III). Nadia Caidi, Michel Menou

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:30-5:30pm

Annual Business Meeting

5:30-7pm

Sessions by Track:

Disciplinary Issues

Digital Libraries

User Behavior

System Design

Knowledge Management and Use

 

Sounding out the Members -- A Discussion of the 2003 ASIS&T Membership Survey
Trudi Bellardo Hahn, University of Maryland
Liwen Vaughan, University of Western Ontario

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diffusion of Knowledge in the Field of Digital Library Development: How Is the Field Shaped by Visionaries, Engineers, and Pragmatists? (SIGs HFIS, DL).
Marija Dalbello, Rutgers University
Tefko Saracevic, Rutgers University
Carole Palmer, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Mentor Cana, Rutgers University

 

 

Methodologies for User Studies (contributed papers).
●Survey of Learners’ Knowledge Structures: Rationales, Methods and Instruments. Peiling Wang, Stephen Bales, Jason Reiger,  and Yan Zhang, all University of Tennessee at Knoxville
●Measuring the Affective Information Environment of Web Searchers. Diane Nahl, University of Hawaii
●Effect of Task on Time Spent Reading as an Implicit Measure of Interest. Melanie Kellar, Carolyn Watters, Jack Duffy and Michael Shepherd, all Dalhousie University

Information Visualization for Searching and Browsing: Theories and Applications (SIG HCI).
Javed Mostafa, Indiana University
Ramana Rao, Inxight Software
Xia Lin, Drexel University
Jin Zhang, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Dietmar Wolfram, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Allison Druin, University of Maryland

 


 

Challenges in Knowledge Management Education.
Suliman Hawamdeh, University of Oklahoma
Thomas J. Froehlich, Kent State University
Taverekere Srikantaiah, Dominican University
Yun-Ke Chang, University of Oklahoma
Miguel Morales-Arroyo, University of Oklahoma

 

 

 

Knowledge, Information and Behavior: A Tribute to Patrick Wilson (SIG HFIS).
Brian O’Connor, University of North Texas
David Blair, University of Michigan
Howard White, Drexel University
Francis Miksa, University of North Texas
Jens-Erik Mai, University of Washington
Coordinator: Shawne Miksa, University of North Texas

 

 

8:00pm

SIG CON: “Managing and Enhancing Information Middle-of-the-Road Islands of Information Provenance”

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17

8:30-9am

Sessions by Track:

Disciplinary Issues

Digital Libraries

User Behavior

System Design

Information Organization

Resources and Services

Outside Theory on the Inside of LIS (SIGs HFIS, CR, ED).
Julian Warner ,The Queen’s University of Belfast
Jack Anderson, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Copenhagen
Shawne D. Miksa, University of North Texas
David Blair , University of Michigan
Laurie J. Bonnici, Georgia Southern University,
Francis Miksa, University of Texas at Austin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Digital Preservation: Spanning the Distance from Past to Future (SIGs DL, STI)
Neil Beagrie, British Library/Joint Information Systems Committee
Sayeed Choudhury, Johns Hopkins University
Amy Friedlander, CLIR/Library of Congress -
Charles Myers, Adobe
Coordinator: Suzie Allard, University of Tennessee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Communication and Interaction Behavior (contributed papers).
●Socio-Technical Interaction Networks as a Tool for Understanding Digital Libraries. Howard Rosenbaum, Indiana University
●A Case Study of Communication Channels in a Higher Education Institution. Sheng-Cheng Huang, Chao-Hsiu Chen, and Hsin-Liang Chen, all University of Texas at Austin
●Blogarians—A New Breed of Librarian. Judit Bar-Ilan, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

 

 

 

 


 

Language-Based Design (contributed papers).
●Designing and Developing an Automatic Interactive Keyphrase Extraction System With Unified Modeling Language (UML). Min Song, Yeil Song and Xiaohua Hy, all Drexel University
●Exploring the Use of Natural Language Systems for Fact Identification: Towards the Automatic Construction of Healthcare Portals. Frederick Peck, Suresh Bhavani, and Dragomir Radev, all University of Michigan; and Marilyn H. Blackmon, University of Colorado
●Implementing an Ontology-Based Knowledge Management System in the Korean Financial Firm Environment. Hyun Hee Kim and Woo Kwon Chang, both Myongji University (Seoul); Tae Kyoung Ahn, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy; and Soo Young Rieh, University of Michigan

Metadata and Ontologies to Support Training and Learning Processes (SIG DL).
Tom Terrell, University of South Florida
Margret Branschofsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wen-Yuan Hsiao, Syracuse University
Sara Tarr, Syracuse University
Jian Qin, Syracuse University
Coordinator: Luz M. Quiroga, University of Hawaii

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Reference Services and Knowledge Bases: When is Help Helpful? (SIG STI).
Peter Armenti, Library of Congress
Boris Katz, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT
R. David Lankes, Syracuse University Information Institute
Scott Nicholson, Syracuse University Information Institute

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

10:30am-12noon

Sessions by Track:

Disciplinary Issues

Digital Libraries

User Behavior

System Design

Information Organization

Resources and Services

The State of Libraries and Information Services in Developing Countries (SIG III).
Andrea Goncalves, SciELO / BIREME, Brazil
P.K. Jain, University Of Delhi Enclave, India
Merlyna Lim, Social deConstruction of Technology (SCoT) Research Group, Indonesia
Qihao Miao, Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of Shanghai, China
Duncan Omole, The World Bank Group
Moderator: Nathalie Leroy, United Nations Office at Geneva

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Concept of the Source in a World of Multiple Channels (SIG DL).
Mariam Ginman, Åbo Akademi University (Finland)
Yves Marcoux, University of Montreal
Diane Sonnenwald, Göteborg University and University College of Borås
Sanna Talja, University of Tampere (Finland)
Isto Vatanen, Åbo Akademi (Finland)
Elisabeth Davenport, Napier University

 

 

 

 


 

Conceptions of Task as a Methodological Issue: Scandinavians on Information Seeking and Retrieval Research (SIG USE).
Marianne Lykke Nielsen, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark
Louise Limberg, University College of Boras, Sweden
Nils Pharo, Oslo University College, Norway
Olof Sundin, University College of Boras, Sweden
Commentators: Nick Belkin and Carol Kuhlthau, both Rutgers University
Katriina Byström [Moderator], University College of Boras, Sweden

 

 

 


 

Hot Topics Panel: Advances in 3D Image Applications (SIG VIS)
James G. Jones, Creative Realities
Elise Lewis, University of North Texas
Bill McDonald, Arius 3D, Inc.
Sam Quigley, President Museum Computer Network, Harvard University Museums
Paul Roy, Arius 3D, Inc.
Guenter Weibel, Research Libraries Group (RLG)
Moderator: Samantha K. Hastings, University of North Texas

 

 

 

 


 

Metadata and Standards (contributed papers).
●Metadata Practices and Implications for Federated Collections. Carole L. Palmer and Ellen M. Knutson, both University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
●Encoded Archival Description (EAD): Adoption and Implementation. Elizabeth Yakel and Jihyun Kim, both University of Michigan
●Enhancing the Virtual Storytelling Experience with Metadata Driven Voice Enabled Conversational Agents. Elizabeth Figa, Paul Tarau, and Jesse Ephraim, all University of North Texas

 

 

 

 

Journal Performance and Impact (contributed papers).
●Rank-Normalized Impact Factor: A Way To Compare Journal Performance Across Subject Categories. Alexander I. Pudovkin, Russian Academy of Sciences, and  Eugene Garfield, ISI
●An Integrated Approach for the Analysis of Factors Affecting Journal Citation Impact in Clinical Neurology. Weiping Yue and Concepción S. Wilson, University of New Sotuh Wales
●Can Web Citations Be a Measure of Impact? An Investigation of Journals in the Life Sciences. Liwen Vaughan, University of Western Ontario, and Debora Shaw, Indiana University
●Mapping the Chinese Science Citation Database. Loet Leydesdorff, University of Amsterdam
Jin Biha, Library of Chinese Academy of Science, Bejing

1:30-3pm

Sessions by Track:

Disciplinary Issues

Digital Libraries

User Behavior

System Design

Information Organization

Resources and Services

Disciplinary Changes (contributed papers).
●Evolution of the Interdisciplinary Characteristics of Information and Library Science. Rong Tang, Catholic University of America
●Contribution of Information Professionals in the Multidisciplinary World of Web Information Systems (WIS). Christine Dufour and Pierrette Bergeron, both University of Montreal
●Can the Research Presented at the Annual Conference Help to Define the Association? An Exploratory Study. Maureen L. Mackenzie, Dowling University

 

 

 


 


 

Access to Multiple Library Resources (contributed papers).
●Library Portals: The Impact of the Library Information Environment on Information Seeking Success. Brian Detlor and Vivian Lewis , both McMaster University
●Design, Development, and Implementation of a Texas Library Directory Database: A Multipurpose Database for the Library of Texas. Irene V. Lopatovska, Fatih Oguz, and William E. Moen, all University of North Texas
●Evaluation of a Statewide Collaborative Chat-Based Reference Service: Approaches and Directions. Jeffrey Pomerantz, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Charles R. McClure, Florida State University

Cognitive Work Analysis: The Study of Work, Actors, and Activities (SIGs CR, USE).
Raya Fidel, University of Washington
Hanne Albrechtsen, Risø National Laboratory, Denmark
Annelise Mark Pejtersen, Risø National Laboratory
Jens-Erik Mai, University of Washington

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

The NISO Metasearch Activity (NISO and ASIS&T Standards Committee).
Mark H. Needleman, coordinator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 



 

Information Use and Re-Use (contributed papers).
●The Potential of the Metasearch Engine. Brian D. Davison, Lehigh University
●Speak Now and Forever Record Your Piece: Information Use in Technical Trouble Tickets. David W. Marlow, Ball State University, and James M. Nyce, Emporia State University
●Information at the Intersections of Discovery: Case Studies in Neuroscience. Carole L. Palmer, Melissa H. Cragin, and Timothy P. Hogan, all University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

 


 

 

 

Library Management and Evaluation (contributed papers).
●Managing and Assessing Internet Service Needs and Use of Under-served Populations at Public Libraries. Yunkeum Kim, University of Wisconsin-Madison
●A Theoretical Approach to University Library Strategy. Bill Edgar, University of Arizona
●A Conceptual Framework for the Holistic Measurement and Cumulative Evaluation of Library Services. Scott Nicholson, Syracuse University

 

 

 

 



 

3:30-5pm

Sessions by Track:

Disciplinary Issues

Digital Libraries

User Behavior

System Design

Information Organization

Resources and Services

Ain't Ms. Behavin': More Pioneering Women in Information Science (SIG HFIS).
Laurie J. Bonnici, Georgia Southern University
Maurice Blaustein, Upromise
Kathryn La Barre, Indiana University
Shawne D. Miksa, University of North Texas
Elizabeth Figa, University of North Texas

 

 

 

Digital Libraries for Consumer Health Information (SIG DL).
Brian Hilligoss, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Javed Mostafa, Indiana University
Zuzana Hlavackova, Leslie Wood & Xin Chen, all University of Hawaii
Shona R. Dippie, University of Utah


 

Social Network Analysis as a Means of Exploring "Users" (SIG USE).
Anabel Quan Haase, The University of Western Ontario
Caroline Haythornthwaite, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Julie Hersberger, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Catherine Johnson, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
David Robins, University of Pittsburgh, Moderator

Beyond the Sandbox: Wikis and Blogs That Get Work Done (SIG STI).
Cameron Marlow, Electronic Publishing Group of the MIT Media Laboratory
Sunir Shah, MeatballWiki
Ross Mayfield, Socialtext
Moderators: K.T.L. Vaughan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Jon Jablonski, University of Oregon


 

Social Informatics: A Rubric With An Identity Crisis?
Blaise Cronin (chair), Indiana University
David Blair, University of Michigan
Kristin Eschenfelder,  University of Wisconsin
Ron Day, Wayne State University
Elisabeth Davenport, Napier University (Scotland)

 


 

LibQUAL+: Library Service Quality Assessment (SIG MGT, KM). Colleen Cook, Texas A&M University Libraries
Yunkeum Kim, University of Wisconsin – Madison

 

 

 


 

6:00pm

Annual President’s Reception

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