ASIS&T 2006 Annual Meeting

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Presenting posters of new and promising work is an exciting way to be involved with the conference.  Presenters will have the opportunity to show off their research and design projects in a briefly worded and attractive display where they’ll receive immediate feedback from conference attendees in an informal setting. Authors click here to view poster format and instructions.  

Poster Session A

  1. Music and Video Downloading Among Undergraduate Students: Information Needs, Access and Seeking Behaviors. Kyunghye Kim, Gary D. Burnett, & Na Ding, all Florida State University

  2. Factors Contributing to Mature Adult Novices' Computer Skills Learning: A Case Study in a Community Training Program. Pok Chin, University of North Tecas and S. K. Hastings, University of South Carolina 

  3. Digital libraries for general audiences: Usage patterns and trends in Wisconsin's Badgerlink. Dietmar Wolfram & Hong (Iris) Xie, both University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

  4. Approaching our patrons: From passive to active virtual reference. Xiangming Mu, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

  5. A Sociotechnical Framework for Digital Library Evaluation. Michael Khoo, National Science Digital Library

  6. Impact of Media and Interaction Variety on Student Attitudes in a Web-based Undergraduate Course. Hsin-Liang Chen and James Patrick Williams, University of Texas at Austin

  7. Measuring Affective Reactions on Information Objects: Quantitative vs. Qualitative Analysis. Irene Lopatovska, Rutgers University

  8. iChoice: Value-Sensitive Human-Computer Interaction Design. Tony A. Moore, Drexel University

  9. No Such Thing as a Free Lunch – The Repercussions of Free Reference Content on the Web. Jill Lagerstrom, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Library

  10. Ethical Implications of Values Embedded in Computational Models: An Exploratory Study. Kenneth R. Fleischmann, Florida State University and William A. Wallace, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  11. Facets and Measures of Gene Ontology Annotation Quality in Model Organism Databases. W. John MacMullen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  12. Investigating the Boundaries and Substance of Humanitarian Actors' Information Environments. Steve Lappenbusch and Randall B. Kemp, University of Washington

  13. Perceptions of Bioinformatics Researchers Regarding Copyright Issues Under the Open Access Environment. Duk-Hyun Chang abd Ryu-Ha Roh, Pusan National University, South Korea

  14. A Social Network Approach for Analyzing Computer Mediated Communication Dialogs. Shantanu Pai and Qiping Zhang, both Drexel University

  15. Structuration Theory and the Use of XML for Web Site Content Management in Government: Comprehensive Prototyping as an Induced Change Episode. J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, Donna Canestraro, Jim Costello, Andrea Baker and Derek Werthmuller, all University at Albany

  16. Libraries and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Realities of Information Culture and Professional Identity. Kendra S. Albright , University of Sheffield and Isaac Kigongo-Bukenya, Makerere University

  17. Digital Libraries and Design for Social Engagement. Tony A. Moore, Drexel University

  18. Contextualizing Internet Use for the Cyber-Queer: Information Realities for Empowerment in Everyday Life. Donna Braquet and Bharat Mehra, University of Tennessee

  19. National Differences in Librarians' Reception to the Open Access Movement: A Comparison of the Professional Library Literatures of China, Taiwan and the United States. Sei-Ching Joanna Sin, Kristin R. Eschenfelder and Chi-Shiou Lin, all University of Wisconsin-Madison

  20. Let Them Do the Work: Evaluation of a Student Led Discussion Approach for Online Courses. Chia-Huan Ho, University at Albany, SUNY

  21. Proxies, Ties and Health Information Seeking Realities: Survey Results of an African-American Community. Ophelia T. Morey, University at Buffalo

  22. Personal Pregnancy Health Records (PregHeR): Facets to Interface Design. Sanghee Oh, Laura Sheble and Songphan Cheomprayong, all University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  23. Identifying the Core of an Emerging Multidisciplinary Domain. Jason M. Proctor, Drexel University

  24. Information Behavior Realities in Organizations. Brian Detlor, McMaster University; Chun Wei Choo, University of Toronto; and Pierrette Bergeron and Lorna Heaton, both Universite de Montreal

  25. Information Seeking Like an Ant: Mobile Guide Assistance for Inducing Where to Go Next. Christopher Lueg, Nicola Bidwell, Christoph Goeth

  26. Factors Influencing Knowledge Sharing in the Financial Management Network of the USAF Portal. James Hopple and Emrah Orhun, both National Taiwan Normal University

  27. Making a Dent? Information Literacy Instruction in Canada's Public Libraries. Heidi Julien, University of Alberta

  28. An Exploratory Study of Visual Perception in Relation to Levels of Meaning for Children. Xinyu Yu , University of North Texas, and S.K. Hastings, University of South Carolina

  29. Formal Information Support Systems for Domestic Violence Victims. Lynn Westbrook, University of Texas at Austin

  30. Context as a Factor in Categorization of Personal Digital Documents. Jessie S. Weinberger, Luz. M. Quiroga and Martha Crosby, all University of Hawaii

  31. Towards a Curriculum for the Management of Digital Information:  Tools to Support Collaborative Metadata Development.  Palakorn Achananuparp, Jim Waters, Katherine W. McCain, Robert B. Allen, all Drexel University


Poster Session B

  1. The Missing Piece: Affect and the Information Behavior of Stay-at-home Mothers. Carol F. Landry, Karen E. Fisher, Both University of Washington

  2. Exploring Co-Citation Chains. Jan W. Buzydlowski, Cabrini College

  3. Defining Annotations: A Visual (Re)interpretation. Mary B. Ruvane, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  4. Suggesting Japanese Subject Headings Using Web Information Resources. Hiroshi Ueda, Harumi Murakami, both Osaka City University

  5. Different Types of Human Interaction in Online Discussion: An Examination of Using Online Discussion Forum. Jeong-Mee Lee, Texas Woman's University

  6. Mapping the Field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). Christine E. Wania, Michael E. Atwood, Katherine W. McCain, all Drexel University

  7. NSDL Materials Digital Library Pathway: Hub for Materials Education and Research. Laura M. Bartolo; Cathy S. Lowe, both Kent State University

  8. Thesaurus-enhanced Visual Interfaces for Multilingual Information Retrieval. Ali Shiri, Stan Ruecker, Karl Anvik, Ximena Rossello, all University of Alberta

  9. Initial Articles in Library Catalog Title Searches: an Impediment to Information Retrieval. Edward M. Corrado, The College of New Jersey

  10. Augmenting Memory for Student Learning: Designing a Context-Aware Capture System for Biology Education. Deborah Barreau, Abe Crystal, Jane Greenberg, Anuj Sharma, Michael Conway, John Oberlin, Michael Shoffner, Stephen Seiberling, all University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  11. Researching Wikipedia – Current Approaches and New Directions. Phoebe Ayers, University of California, Davis

  12. Multiple Access to PubMed: A Proposal of Utilizing MeSH as a Term Suggestion Tool for PubMed Bibliographic Search. Muh-Chyun Tang, National Taiwan University; and Nikita Lytkin, Rutgers University

  13. The Activities of the Emerging Knowledge Ecologist Function in Large Research Organizations. Thomas Clay Templeton, NASA

  14. The Influence of a Sign System on the Sense of Presence in a Desktop Virtual Environment. Gilok Choi and Hsin-liang Chen, both University of Texas at Austin

  15. An Exploration of Web-based Monitoring Activities. Melanie Kellar and Carolyn Watters, both Dalhousie University

  16. How Libraries, Internet Browsers and Other Sources Help: A Comparison of Sense-Making Evaluations of Sources Used in Recent College/University and Personal Life Situations by Faculty, Graduate Student and Undergraduate Users. Brenda Dervin, CarrieLynn D. Reinhard, Zack Y. Kerr, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Chandra Prabha, Lorraine Normore, with Mei Song, Elizabeth Kelley, Sarah Adamson, Teena Berberick, Kasey Martini, Noelle Karnolt

  17. Interindexer Consistency, Term Usage and Indexer Experience Levels in the Application of Image Descriptors. Joan Beaduoin, Drexel University

  18. Exploiting the Social and Cognitive Dimensions of Document Genres to Improve the Reading of Digital Content at the Government of Canada: Results of a Pilot Study. Inge Alberts; Suzanne Bertrand-Gastaldy, both University de Montreal

  19. Exploring Multiple Browser Session Behavior. Bonnie MacKay and Carolyn Watters, both Dalhousie University

  20. So, Let’s Talk about Tagging, User-Defined/Supplied Descriptors …. A Research and Curricular Agenda. June Abbas Jennifer Graham, both State University of New York at Buffalo

  21. Games for Co-Evolution of Digital Resources and Knowledge Tools. Mary A. Keeler, University of Washington and Heather D. Pfeiffer, New Mexico State University

  22. Quantifying Quality: Evolution of an Instrument to Measure Website Quality. Claire R. McInerney, Nora J. Bird, both Rutgers University

  23. The Effects of Conceptual Description and Search Practice on Users' Mental Models and Information Seeking in a Case Library with a Best Match Search Mechanism. Wu He and Sanda Erdelez, both University of Missouri-Columbia

  24. How to Organize Digital Photos: A Case Study with Amateur Digital Photographers. Wooseob Jeong, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

  25. A Comparative Study on Public-Hosted Blog Sites in the United States, China and Korea. S. Joon Park, Qiping Zhang, Shanshan Ma, all Drexel University

  26. Trained vs. Untrained Searchers' Interaction with Search Features in Digital Libraries. Yuelin Li, Xiangmin Zhang, Jingjing Liu and Ying Zhang, all Rutgers University

  27. Sustaining and Bridging Sense-making and Collaborative Learning across Multiple Interaction Spaces. Johann W. Sarmiento, Gerry Stahl, both Drexel University

  28. Source and User Characteristics Affecting the Source Selection Behavior. Kyung-Sun Kim; Sei-Ching Joanna Sin, both University of Wisconsin-Madison

  29. An Investigation of Query Expansion Terms. Gheorghe Muresan, Rutgers University

  30. Spatialized Information Visualizations: A “Basstep” Approach to Application Design. Charles-Antoine Julien, France Bouthillier, John Leide, all McGill University

  31. Blog Commenting: A New Political Information Space. Dana Walker, University of Michigan


Poster Session C

  1. Automated Concept Discovery in Corpora of Morphological Descriptions. Hong Cui, University of Western Ontario; Richard M. McCourt, Academy of Natural Sciences; Monique Feist, Universite Montpellier II

  2. Facilitating Continuing Distance Learning Among Librarians: Findings from LE@D. Cheryl Lawson, University of North Texas

  3. Peer-to-Peer Combat: Interpreting RIAA Responses to File Sharing as an Act of Information Warfare. Lance Hayden and Craig Blaha, University of Texas

  4. Building Digital Archives of Photography in the Context of AIDS and HIV. Eun G. Park, McGill University

  5. Enhancing the EAD: Encoded Archival Description of Sensitive Medical Data. Catherine Arnott Smith, Syracuse University; Nancy McCall, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

  6. The Use of Collaborative Tagging in Public Library Catalogues. Louise F. Spiteri, Dalhousie University

  7. Hyperlink Extraction Improves State of Illinois Website Identification. Larry S. Jackson, Yan Zhang, Jian Wu, all University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  8. Library Informational Technology Workers: Their Demographic Characteristics, Sense of Belonging, Role and Job Autonomy. Sook Lim, College of St. Catherine

  9. Understanding Teachers’ Information Needs in a Time of Challenge. Lorraine Normore, Reading Recovery Council of North America

  10. The Potential for Web Services to Enhance Information Access to Legacy Data: An Exploratory Study and Application. Fatih Oguz, William E. Moen, both University of North Texas

  11. Sensemaking: Bringing Theories and Tools Together. Nikhil Sharma, University of Michigan

  12. A Critical Theoretical Model for Library-Led Technological Development: A Case of Open Source Software and Libraries. Ajit K. Pyati, UCLA

  13. Modeling the Information Behavior of Lay Mediaries. Jennie A. Abrahamson, National Library of Medicine Fellow and Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR; Karen E. Fisher, University of Washington, Seattle

  14. Naturalistic Observation for Understanding Users: How Technology Professionals Use and Communicate Information at Work. Suzie Allard; Kenneth Levine; and Carol Tenopir, all University of Tennessee; and Shalini Urs, University of Mysore (India)

  15. Linking and Thinking: The Use of Typed Informational Relationships in Aid of Semantic Navigation. Rick Kopak, Chia-Ning Chiang, both University of British Columbia

  16. Examining Applications of Motivational Theories to the IT Field. Katie Parker and Ping Zhang, both Syracuse University

  17. New Role Realities: Avenues for Extending the Reach of Information Specialists. Angela Abell and Hazel Hall. 

  18. Project Coordination and Wikis: A Repository Team Case Study. Laura Robinson and Esha Datta, both Los Alamos National Laboratory

  19. A Practical Framework for Social Justice Research in the Information Professions. Bharat Mehra, Kendra S. Albright , both University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and Kevin Rioux, St. Johns University

  20. eHealthSmart®: Designing Personalized E-Technology To Reduce Health Disparities on Urban Adult Populations. Yunfei Du, Linda S. Weglicki, Jennifer Mendez, Patricia Jarosz, Neveen Awad, Darin Ellis, Joseph K. Tan (PI), all Wayne State University

  21. Content Analysis of Indiana's Community Network Websites: Then and Now. Kathryn Clodfelter and Wayne Buente, both Indiana University

  22. Infrastructure for the Representation of Events and Their Contexts. Michael K. Buckland, Ray R. Larson and others. All University of California at Berkeley

  23. Understanding Information Transformation Process in the Context of Competitive Intelligence. Tao Jin and France Bouthillier, McGill University

  24. Looking for a Good Book: Searching for Fiction using Computer-Mediated Retrieval Mechanisms. Denice Adkins & Jenny E. Bossaller, both University of Missouri-Columbia

  25. Analyzing Uncertainty Tolerance in Information Discovery and Use. Theresa Dirndorfer Anderson, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

  26. Identification of User Sessions with Hierarchical Agglomerative Clustering. G. Craig Murray, and Jimmy Lin, both University of Maryland, and Abdur Chowdhury, AOL