ASIS Midyear Meeting, May 1999
Schedule of Sessions
 
 
 
 

SUNDAY, May 23, 1999
6:00-7:00 p.m. KEYNOTE ADDRESS: CLIFFORD LYNCH
7:00-9:00 p.m. All conference reception

MONDAY, May 24, 1999
 
8:30-10:00 a.m.  

EVALUATION OF RESOURCES: Contributed Papers  

Fallis, Don How to Make Information on the Internet More Verifiable.  

Middleton, Michael and S. Edwards Development of an Internet Site Evaluation Tool for Use by Information Management Students  

Rachael Bower Ongoing Evaluation of Internet Resources: Policies and Procedures

8:30-10:00 a.m.  

IMPACT AND USE: Contributed Papers  

Zhang, Ping and Jiangping Chen What is Web Usability Anyway? A Conceptual Study on Usability in the Web Environment 

Evans, Mark and Paul Wormald "Beam It Up Scotty" – Industrial Designers Using Networks to Design and Distribute Products 

Klobas, Jane E. The Role of User Evaluation in Design and Ongoing Development of a WWW Browser-based Interface to Library and Networked Information Resources at the University of Western Australia

8:30-10:00 a.m.  

DISTANCE EDUCATION: Contributed Papers  

Gregory, Vicki L. and James Carey  Web-based Course Delivery: The Effect of the Medium on Student Perceptions of Learning and Their Use of Library-based Resources 

Oh, Sam G. Evaluating a Gateway to Faculty Syllabi (GFS) on the Internet. 

 

10:30 a.m.-noon 10:30 a.m.-noon  

METRICS  

Measurement and Evaluation Of Federated Digital Libraries Moderator: Larry Lannom

10:30 a.m.-noon  

IMPACT AND USE  

Networked Resources for Environmental Decision Making (SIG IFP, STI) Moderator: Gail Hodge

noon-1:30 p.m.  

LUNCH

noon-1:30 p.m.  

LUNCH

noon-1:30 p.m.  

LUNCH

1:30-3:00 p.m.  
 
 

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1:30-3:00 p.m.  

Plenary Session: The Importance of Evaluating Networked Information Services and Resources Peter Brophy, Ann Bishop, Ron Larsen, Moderator and Respondent: Charles R. McClure

1:30-3:00 p.m.  
 
 

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3:30-5:00 p.m.  

COMMUNITY NETWORKS: Contributed Papers  

Bishop, Ann P., Tonyia Tidline, Susan Shoemaker, and Pamela Salela CNI Research and Evaluation Activities: Methodological Issues Related to Evaluation User Needs and Outcomes Related to Community Information Systems  

Schamber, Linda and Terry Sullivan Winners and Survivors: Evolution of Digital Community Networks

3:30-5:00 p.m.  

EVALUATING WEB SITES  

Initiatives in Evaluating Federal Websites 
Moderator: Carol A. Hert 

 

3:30-5:00 p.m. 

METRICS:  Contributed Papers 

Besser, Howard  Structural & Administrative Metadata for Digital Libraries: The Making of America II Project 

D’Ambra, John Measuring the Impact of the WWW On Non-Work Based Tasks 

TUESDAY, May 25, 1999
 
8:30-10:00 a.m.  

EVALUATION OF WEB SITES: Contributed Papers  

Welch, Jeanie M.  Gee- Look What We Did! Methods of Measurement and Evaluation of Departmental and Individual Web Sites in an Academic Library 

Morgan, Keith North Carolina State University Libraries Evaluate the Use of Network Resources 

Porter, George S., Ian Roberts, Caroline Smith, Ed Sponsler, and Judith Jo Nollar Online Journal Use in a Segment of Academe

8:30-10:00 a.m. 
 
 
 

Fidel, Raya and Efthimis Efthimiadis; Harry Bruce; Joseph James A Research Perspective on the Users of Networked Information Resources and Services  
 
 
 

 

8:30-10:00 a.m.  

METHODS: Contributed Papers  

Sallis, Phillip, Linda Hill, Mary Larsgaard, Kevin Lovette, Catherine Masi, and Mary-Anna Rae Alexandria Digital Library User and Use Evaluation: Experiments with a Neural Network Method for Log Data Analysis 

Fieber, John Browser Caching and Web Log Analysis  

Lazar, Jonathan and Jennifer Preece Sampling Methodologies for Using Electronic Surveys to Evaluate Networked Information Resources 
 

10:30 a.m.-noon  

EVALUATING WEB SITES  

Evaluating the Web: A Look at Web Pages, Web Databases, and Evaluation Theory (SIG LAN, ED, IAE) Moderator: Laura K. Cousineau

10:30 a.m.-noon  

METRICS  

Developing Performance Measures for Networked Information Resources And Services: Issues and Prospects Moderator:Charles R. McClure

10:30 a.m.-noon  

METHODS  

The Next Wave of Z39.50 Implementation: Informed by Evaluation Moderator: William E. Moen

noon-1:30 p.m.  

LUNCH

noon-1:30 p.m.  

LUNCH

noon-1:30 p.m.  

LUNCH 

1:30-3:00 p.m.  

METRICS: Contributed Papers  

Brophy, Peter The Effective Electronic Library 

Murray, Kathleen Networked Information Resources: A Review of Research Methodologies

1:30-3:00 p.m.  

IMPACT AND USE  

Information Use in the Professions (Proto-SIG USE) Moderator: Nancy Roderer

1:30-3:00 p.m.  

IMAGES  

Network Access to Visual Information: a Study of Costs and Uses (SIG AH, VIS) Moderator: Howard Besser 
 
 

 

3:30-5:00 p.m.  

COMMUNITY NETWORKS  

Evaluation of Community Networks Moderator: Ann Bishop

3:30-5:00 p.m. 
 
 
3:30-5:00 p.m.  

IMPACT AND USE  

Economics of Web-Based Information (SIG MGT, III) Moderator: Beverly Colby

WEDNESDAY, May 26, 1999
 
8:30-10:00 a.m.  

IMPACT AND USE  

Accessing Knowledge Through the Window: Database Providers’ Methods for Evaluating Network Interfaces (SIG CRS) Moderator: Trudi Bellardo Hahn, Ph.D

8:30-10:00 a.m.  

SOCIAL ASPECTS: Contributed Papers  

Ackerman, Mark S. Privacy, Electronic Commerce Resources, and the Web: An Actor-Theoretic Examination of the P3P Project 

Campbell, D. Grant Texts and Users: The Relevance of Humanities-Based Theories of Text Production to the Study of Networked Information Use 

Whitney, Gretchen Private Lives and Public Spaces

8:30-10:00 a.m.  

IMPACT AND USE: Contributed Papers  

Kim, Kyunghye Use, Users, and Usability of Academic Library Websites 

Menou, Michel J., Jane Asaba, Bernard Bazirake, Vitalicy Chifwepa, Nancy J. Hafkin, and Abebe Rorissa Use, Benefits and Constraints of Electronic Communications in Africa: Lessons Learned in Trying to Assess Them 
 
 

 

10:30 a.m.-noon  

IR EVALUATION: Contributed Papers  

Cole, Charles Designing Informative Information Retrieval Devices for Undergraduates Researching a Social Science Term 

Newby, Gregory B. Evaluation of a Visualization System for Information Retrieval at the Front End and the Back End 

Hastings, Samantha Kelly and T.J. Russell Show Me the Pictures! or Evaluation Studies of Art Image Retrieval

10:30 a.m.-noon  

VERIFICATION  
 
 

Authentication and Authorization: How is it Being Implemented? (SIG LAN) Moderator: Merri Beth Lavagnino

10:30 a.m.-noon  

EVALUATION OF RESOURCES: Contributed Papers  

Wang, Peiling  Inside the Processes of User-Web Interactions: Cognative, Affective, and Physical Behaviors: Individual Differences and System Factors 

Klobas, Jane E. Networked Information Resource Use as Planned Behaviour in Context: a Reflection on the Role of Definition and Measurement in Quantitative User Studies

noon-1:00 p.m.  

Conference Wrap-up: moderated by John Bertot and Carol A. Hert.

   
 

Updated:  5/20/99