(ASIS '97)

November 1-6, 1997
Washington, DC
ASIS '97 Contributed Paper Sessions

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Academic Users Contributed Papers

Organizational Aspects of the Virtual/Digital Library: A Survey of Academic Libraries. Bob Travica, Indiana University.

The Design of Document Retrieval Systems for Academic Users: Implications of Studies on Users' Relevance Criteria. Peiling Wang, University of Tennessee.

Debora Shaw, Indiana University, Moderator.

Communities & Electronic Networks Contributed Papers

Community Networks and Political Participation: Developing Goals for System Developers. Kim Gregson, Indiana University.

Information Seeking and Information Needs of Low Income African American Households: Wynnewood Healthy Neighborhood Project. Amanda Spink, Martin Jaeckel, and Greg Sidberry, University of North Texas.

A Study of the Communication Patterns of Participants in Consumer Health Electronic Discussion Groups. Natalie Schoch, Kellogg Corporation, and Marilyn Domas White, University of Maryland.

Karen Howell, University of Southern California, Moderator.

Digital Library Evaluation Contributed Papers

Warehousing Structured and Unstructured Data for Data Mining. L. L. Miller, Vasant Honavar, and Tom Barta, Iowa State University.

User Evaluation: Summary of the Methodologies and Results for the Alexandria Digital Library, University of California at Santa Barbara. Linda L. Hill, Ron Dolin, James Frew, Randall Kemp, Mary Larsgaard, Dan Montello, Mary-Anna Rae, and Jason Simpson, University of California Santa Barbara.

Automating the Dynamic Development and Maintenance of a Distributed Digital Collection. Janice P. McDonnell, Wallace C. Koehler, Jr., and Bonnie C. Carroll, Information International Associates.

Mark Rorvig, University of North Texas, Moderator.


Image Retrieval Contributed Papers

The QBIC Project in the Department of Art and Art History at UC Davis. Bonnie Holt and Ken Weiss, University of California, Davis, and Wayne Niblack, Myron Flickner, and Dragutin Petkovic, IBM.

The Hypercatalog Graz-Budapest (HyperKGB). Hannes Baptist, Haimo Primas, Heinrich Schadler, Gabrijela Trivic, Boris Wedl, Helmut Weitzer, Gernot Wober, and Christian Schlogl, Karl-Franzens-Universitat Graz; Zoltan Czovek, Krisztina Katona, Gabriella Rozsa, and Peter Sutheo, Eotvos-Lorand-University Budapest.

Image Retrieval: Theoretical Analysis and Empirical User Studies on Accessing Information in Images. Susanne Ornager, Royal School of Librarianship, Copenhagen.

Howard Besser, University of California, Berkeley, Moderator.

Information Retrieval Interaction Contributed Papers

Planned and Situated Aspects in Interactive IR: Patterns of User Interactive Intentions and Information Seeking Strategies. Hong Xie, Rutgers University.

Partial Relevance Judgments During Interactive IR: an Exploratory Study. Amanda Spink and Howard Griesdorf, University of North Texas.

Shifts of Focus in Information Retrieval Interaction. David Robins, Louisiana State University.

The Nature of Situation Assessment in New Information Retrieval Environments. Colleen Cool, Queens College, CUNY.

Nicholas Belkin, Rutgers University, Moderator.

Metadata Contributed Papers

Control or Management: A Comparison of the Two Approaches for Establishing Metadata Schemes in the Digital Environment. Kwong Bor Ng and Soyeon Park, Rutgers University, and Kathleen Burnett, Florida State University.

Toward a Unified Docuverse: Standardizing Document Markup and Access without Procrustean Bargains. Nancy Ide, Vassar College and C. M. Sperberg-McQueen, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Hyperlinks: How Well Do They Represent the Intellectual Content of Digital Collections? Heting Chu, Long Island University.

Joseph A. Busch, The Getty Information Institute, Moderator.

Semiotic Approaches Contributed Papers

These contributed papers are presented as part of the SIG session on Semiotic Approaches to Information Science.

PORT: a Testbed Paradigm for Online Digital Archive Development. Mary Keeler and Leroy Searle, University of Washington, and Christian Klowsel, Indiana University-Purdue University.

The Concept of Subject in a Semiotic Light. Jens-Eric Mai, Royal School of Librarianship, Copenhagen.

Special Bibliographies Contributed Papers

Maintaining Web-based bibliographies: a case study of Iter, the bibliography of Renaissance Europe. Tracy Castell, University of Toronto.

Developing the World's Digital Collection on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. Emil Levine, INIS Clearinghouse.

Judy Gerber, Digital Equipment, Moderator.

Theory Contributed Papers

Applying Diffusion Theory To Electronic Publishing: A Conceptual Framework for Examining Issues and Outcomes. Karla Hahn, University of Maryland and Natalie Schoch, Kellogg Company.

Intranets and Digital Organizational Information Resources: Towards a Portable Methodology for Design and Development. Howard Rosenbaum, Indiana University.

Now That We Have Digital Collections, Why Do We Need Libraries. Christine L. Borgman, University of California Los Angeles.

Candy Schwartz, Simmons College, Moderator.

Theory of Structured Approaches Contributed Papers

Reference Information Acquisition and Coordination. Martin Doerr, Institute of Computer Science, Heraklion.

The Stratified Model of Information Retrieval Interaction: Extension and Applications. Tefko Saracevic, Rutgers University.

Notes on a Structurational View of Digital Information in Organizations. Howard Rosenbaum, Indiana University.

Tefko Saracevic, Rutgers University, Moderator.

Web User Assessment Contributed Papers

Assessing the Government Information Locator Service - GILS: A Multi-method Approach for Evaluating Networked Services. William Moen, June Koelker, and Erin Stewart, University of North Texas; and Charles R. McClure, Syracuse University.

Developing System-Based and User-Based Criteria for Assessing Federal Web Sites. Steven K. Wyman, Charles R. McClure, John B. Beachboard, and Kristen R. Eschenfelder, Syracuse University.

User-centered Assessment of Two Web Browsers: Errors: Perceived Self-efficacy, and Success. Diane Nahl and Pervaiz Meer, University of Hawaii.

Ed Fox, Virginia Tech, Moderator.

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