Detailed Conference Program
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FRIDAY, November 1
9:00-5:00 Seminar:  PIM 2013: Breaking Out to More Practical Progress in Personal Information Management
SATURDAY, November 2
8:30-12:30 Workshop:  The 9th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium (SIG SI)
8:30-5:00 Workshop:  Big Data, Linked Data:  Classification Research at the Junction (SIG CR)
9:00-5:00 Workshop:  METRICS 2013:  Workshop on Informetric and Scientometric Research (SIG MET)
1:30-6:30 Workshop:  Information Behavior on the Move:  Information Needs, Seeking, and Use in the Era of Mobile Technologies (SIG USE)
5:00-7:00 Happy Hour Sponsored by SIG KM: The Ten Commandments for Knowledge Behavior
Denise Bedford, Heather D. Pfeiffer (Moderator)
SUNDAY, November 3
8:30 Chapter Assembly Meeting 
10:00 SIG Cabinet Meeting
12:00 New Members / First Conference Brunch



Exploring the Complexities of Information Practices through Arts-Based Research
Lisa Given, Heather O'Brien, Rafa Absar, Devon Greyson

Spanning Boundaries and Disciplines: Linked, Open and Cloud-based Community Metadata (SIG/CR)
Erik Mitchell, Kanti Srikantiaiah, Susan Rathbun-Grubb, Heather Lea Moulaison, Jane Greenberg

The Concept Formerly Known as Information
Jenna Hartel, Karen Pollock, Rebecca Noone, Jens-Erik Mai, Kiersten Latham, Marcia Bates

Experience Norms and Quality of Social Question-Answering (Papers)

Learning to Be a Better Q’er in Social Q&A Sites: Social Norms and Information Artifacts
June Ahn, Brian Butler, Sarah Webster, CIndy Weng

Analyzing Question Quality through Intersubjectivity: World Views and Objective Assessments of Questions on Social Question-Answering
Vanessa Kitzie, Erik Choi and Chirag Shah

“I know what you are going through”: Answers to Informational Questions about Eating Disorders in Yahoo! Answers: A Qualitative Study
Leanne Bowler, Eleanor Mattern, Wei Jeng, Jung Sun Oh and Daqing He

The Value of Social Search: Seeking Collective Personal Experience in Social Q&A
Grace YoungJoo Jeon and Soo Young Rieh

Interacting with Health Information on the Web and at Work (Papers)

Design and Evaluation of Web Interfaces for Informal Care Providers in Senior Monitoring
Lu Xiao, Xueheng Yan and Alison Emery

Seeking Treatment Options: Consumers’ Search Behaviors and Cognitive Activities
Ramona Broussard and Yan Zhang

Looking for Opportunistic Discovery of Information in Recent Biomedical Research – A Content Analysis
Carla M. Allen, Sanda Erdelez and Miroslav Marinov

Localizing Chronic Disease Management: Information Work and Health Translations
Elizabeth Kaziunas, Mark Ackerman and Tiffany Veinot


Leadership Development Program:  Social Media for Leaders
Diane Rasmussen Pennington and Iris Xie

(if planning to attend, please check the box on the registration form as reservations are required)


7:00 Welcome Reception/SIG Rush
8:00 Student Design Competition Organizing Session
8:30 Student Reception
MONDAY, November 4

Preparing for the Academic Job Market: An Interactive Panel for Doctoral Students (SIG/ED)
Karen Miller, Laura Christopherson, Nicole Cooke, Carolyn Hank, Barbara Kwasnik, Susan Rathbun-Grubb, Howard Rosenbaum, Lorraine Richards and Naresh Agarwal (Moderator)

Use of Mobile Apps in Information Seeking: An International Viewpoint
Hsin-liang Chen, Crystal Fulton, Hannah Gleave, Yin-Leng Theng, Mei-Mei Wu

Questioning the Visual: Research Methods and the Problem of Perception (SIG/VIS)
Joan Beaudoin, Elaine Ménard, Christine Marie Angel, Andrea Copeland, Jenna Hartel, Brian O'Connor, Diane Rasmussen Pennington, Ali Shiri, Leslie Thomson

Data and Information Access and Preservation (Papers)

Closing the Loop: Assisting Archival Appraisal and Information Retrieval in One Sweep
Yunhyong Kim and Seamus Ross

The Role of Data Reuse in the Apprenticeship Process
Adam Kriesberg, Rebecca Frank, Ixchel Faniel and Elizabeth Yakel

Disaster Planning for Digital Repositories
Rebecca Frank and Elizabeth Yakel

Environmental Voluntary Groups: Towards Curating Data for Sharing, Access and Preservation
Mary Anne Kennan, Charles Sturt University, Australia, Kirsty Williamson, Monash University, Australia, and Graeme Johanson

Information Seeking and Use Behavior (Papers)

Information-Seeking Behaviors of Computer Scientists: Challenges for Electronic Literature Search Tools
Kumaripaba Athukorala, Eve Hoggan, Anu Lehtio, Tuukka Ruotsalo and Giulio Jacucci

Lost While Searching: Difficulties in Information Seeking among End-User Programmers
Brian Dorn, Adam Stankiewicz and Chris Roggi

Young People's Engagement in Content Creation: An Analysis of Outliers
Amanda Waugh, Natalie Greene Taylor, Mega Subramaniam, June Ahn, Allison Druin, and Kenneth R. Fleischmann

Professional e-Government Seeking Behavior
Tanja Svarre and Marianne Lykke


Information Outsiders of the 21st Century: Access and Implications for Information Behavior Research
Jennifer Arns, Clayton Copeland, Dick Kawooya, Michelle Martin, Paul Jaeger, Mega Subramaniam

Preserving and Accessing the History of ASIS&T and Information Science
Kathryn La Barre, Sarah A. Buchanan, Trudi Bellardo Hahn, Robert V. Williams

Social Informatics:  Now and Then (SIG/SI)
Pnina Fichman, Howard Rosenbaum, Kristin Eschenfelder, Madelyn Sanfilippo, Noriko Hara, Steve Sawyer, Eric Meyer

Information Representation and Browsing (Papers)

The Federalist Papers Revisited: A Collaborative Attribution Scheme
Jacques Savoy

Redefining Geobrowsing
Olha Buchel

Exact versus Estimated Pruning of Subject Hierarchies
Charles-Antoine Julien and Pierre Tirilly

Comparing Google’s Readability of Search Results to the Flesch Readability Formulae: A Preliminary Analysis on Children’s Search Queries
Dania Bilal

Data Sharing, Collaboration and Information Practices  (Papers)

Factors Affecting the Adoption of Facebook by Information Professionals
Noa Aharony

Competitive Intelligence as a State of Mind to Information Transculture
Monica Mallowan and Christian Marcon

Understanding Factors Influencing the Effect of Collaboration on Productivity in a Developing Country: Kenya
Petronilla Muriithi, David Horner and Lyn Pemberton

Institutional and Individual Influences on Scientists’ Data Sharing Behaviors: A Multilevel Analysis
Youngseek Kim and Jeffrey Stanton


Making Publics 2.0: Humanities Data Linked Through a Topical Repository
Eun Park, Qing Zou and Matthew Milner

Digital Liaisons: Engaging with Digital Curation Theory and Practice (SIG/DL)
Carolyn Hank, Elaine Ménard, and Student Presenters

Crossing the Boundaries in Information Science: Perspectives on Interdisciplinarity
Tatjana Aparac-Jelusic, Fidelia Ibekwe-SanJuan, Isto Juvila, Lai Ma, Virginia Ortiz-Repiso Jimenez, Julian Warner 

Tasks, Users and Information Systems (Papers)

Examining the Effects of Task Topic Familiarity on Searchers’ Behaviors in Different Task Types
Jingjing Liu, Chang Liu and Nicholas Belkin

Supporting Exploratory Search Tasks with Interactive User Modelling
Tuukka Ruotsalo, Kumaripaba Athukorala, Dorota Glowacka, Ksenia Konyushkova, Antti Oulasvirta, Samuli Kaipiainen, Samuel Kaski and Giulio Jacucci

Relationship between Cognitive Styles and Users’ Task Performance in Two Information Systems
Xiaojun Yuan and Jingjing Liu

Simulated vs. Real Work Task Situations: How Different Could They Make?
Yuelin Li and Die Hu

Information Organization and Automation (Papers)

The Application of Weighted Co-occurred Keywords Time Gram in Academic Research Temporal Sequence Discovery
Shuqing Li and Ying Sun

English and Chinese Bilingual Topic Aspect Classification: Examining Similarity Measures, Optimal LSA Dimensions, and the Positions of Translated Training Examples
Yejun Wu and Douglas Oard

Automatically Assigning Research Methods to Journal Articles in the Domain of Social Sciences
Judith Eckle-Kohler, Tri-Duc Nghiem and Iryna Gurevych

Spoiler Alert: Machine Learning Approaches to Detect Social Media Posts with Revelatory Information
Jordan Boyd-Graber, Kimberly A. Glasgow and Jackie S. Zajac


User Experience (UX) Labs: Fostering Innovative Academic Research
Ben Richardson, Rong Tang, Lu Xiao, Borchuluun Yadamsuren, Michael Leach (Moderator)

Enabling Systems for Inquiry-Based Learning
Jamshid Beheshti, Charles Cole, Carol Kuhlthau, Dania Bilal

What Difference Does a Theoretical Lens Make in Conducting a Study of Human Information Interactions?
Katriina Bystrom, Mary Cavanagh, Jannica Heinstrom, Barbara Wildemuth, Sanda Erdelez

Social Media, Knowledge Management and Cloud Computing (Papers)

Social Media and Community Knowledge: An Ideal Partnership for Non-Profit Organizations
Lisa M. Given, Eric Forcier and Dinesh Rathi

Knowledge Management Using Social Media: A Comparative Study between Blogs and Facebook
Randolph Chun Ho Chan, Samuel Kai Wah Chu, Celina Wing Yi Lee, Bob Kim To Chan and Chun Kit Leung

The Impacts of User Readiness on Perceived Value
Chorng-Shyong Ong and Ching-Tsung Lin

Gender Expression in a Small World: Social Tagging of Transgender-themed Books
Melissa Adler

Rules and Behaviors in Cyberspace (Papers)

The Involvement of Israeli Adolescents in Illegal Downloading of Music from the Internet
Dan Bouhnik and Mor Deshen

Virtual Mourning and Memory Construction on Facebook: Here are the Terms of Use
Rhonda McEwen and Kathleen Scheaffer

Rethinking Information Privacy-Security: Does It Really Matter?
Waseem Afzal

Privacy Policy Disclosures of Behavioral Tracking on Consumer Health Websites
Jacquelyn Burkell and Alexandre Fortier

6:30 President's Reception Featuring Posters
8:00 International Reception
TUESDAY, November 5

Maximizing the Usage of Value Vocabularies in the Linked Data Ecosystem
Marcia Zeng, Edward O'Neill, Jeff Mixter, Maja Zumer, Xia Lin

Beyond the Playlist: Looking at User-Generated Collocation of Cultural Products Through Social Tagging
Nadine Desrochers, Audrey Laplante, Anabel Quan-Haase, Kim Martin, Diane Rasmussen Pennington, Louise Spiteri

Uncovering Epistemological Assumptions Underlying Research in Information Studies
Steve Fuller, Birger Hjorland, Fidelia Ibekwe-SanJuan, Lai Ma, Jens-Erik Mai, Joseph Tennis, Julian Warner

Knowledge Validity, Quality and Discovery (Papers)

Participant Reactivity in a Longitudinal Mixed-Method Study of the Information Behavior of People with Type 2 Diabetes: Research Validity vs.“Street Validity.”
Beth St. Jean

Deconstructing the Collaborative Impact: Article and Author Characteristics that Influence Citation Count
Lori Hurley, Andrea Ogier and Vetle Torvik

Killer Serials: Did Electronic Journals Really Destroy the University Press?
Elisabeth A. Jones and Paul N. Courant

Information Retrieval and Interaction (Papers)

Search Transition as a Measure of Effort in Information Retrieval Interaction
Ragnar Nordlie and Nils Pharo

A Quantitative Evaluation of Query Expansion in Domain Specific Information Retrieval
Mitra Akasereh

Site-Searching Strategies of Searchers Referred from Search Engines
Adan Ortiz-Cordova and Bernard J. Jansen

Effects of Topic Familiarity and Search Skills on Query Reformulation Behavior
Rong Hu and Kun Lu and Soohyung Joo


Applications of Neuroimaging in Information Science: Challenges and Opportunities
Jacek Gwizdka, Yashar Moshfeghi, Frank E. Pollick, Javed Mostafa, Ofer Bergman

Research Roadshow: Research Design Beyond the Ordinary
Marie Radford, Lynn Connaway, Chirag Shah, Barbara Wildemuth


The Temporal Dimension in the Study of Knowledge Bases: Approaches to Understanding Knowledge Creation and Representation Over Time
Melissa Adler, Stasa Milojevic, Corinne Rogers, Joseph Tennis, Seth van Hooland, Jevin D. West

Information Organization and Analysis (Papers)

Classifying the Humanities
Rick Szostak

Back to Our Roots for Retrieving Very Short Passages
Nada Naji and Jacques Savoy

Sense-making Across Space and Time: Implications for the Organization and Findability of Information
Bhuva Narayan and Michael Olsson

Data Mining for “Big Archives” Analysis: A Case Study
Maria Esteva, Weijia Xu, Jeffrey Tang and Karthik Padmanabhan

Collaborative Information Seeking (Papers)

Shared Discovery Using a Library Tool on an Interactive Tabletop: Team Composition, Collaboration Style and Process
Rong Tang, Elizabeth Quigley and Jeremy Guillette, Christopher Erdmann

Searcher Actions and Strategies in Asynchronous Collaborative Search
Robert Capra, Annie Chen, Evonne McArthur and Natalie Davis

Collaborative Information Seeking in the Wild: Middle-Schoolers’ Self-Initiated Teamwork Strategies to Support Game Design
Rebecca Reynolds, Eun Baik and Xiaofeng Li

An Investigation on the Query Behavior in Task-based Collaborative Exploratory Web Search
Zhen Yue, Shuguang Han and Daqing He

Student Design Competition


Annual Awards Luncheon


Altmetrics: Present and Future (SIG/MET)
Judit Bar-Ilan, Cassidy Sugimoto, William Gunn, Stefanie Haustein, Stacy Konkiel, Vincent Lariviere, Jennifer Lin

Teens and Social Media: Where Are We Now, Where Next? (SIG/USE)
Rachel M. Magee, Denise E. Agosto, June Ahn, Rebecca Reynolds, Andrea Forte, Michael Dickard

Electronic Government Around the World: Current Trends and Future Prospects (SIGs III/IFP)
Loni Hagen, Nicolau DePaula, Ersin Dincelli, Abebe Rorissa, Nadia Caidi

Information Use and Analysis (Papers)

Semi-supervised Probabilistic Sentiment Analysis: Merging Labeled Sentences with Unlabeled Reviews to Identify Sentiment
Andrew Yates and Nazli Goharian and Wai Gen Yee

Measuring the Value of Library Content Collections
Daniel Coughlin, Mark Campbell and Bernard J. Jansen

Automated Citation Sentiment Analysis: What Can We Learn From Biomedical Researchers
Bei Yu

Finding Information in Books: Characteristics of Full-text Searches in a Collection of 10 Million Books
Craig Willis and Miles Efron

Digital Environment and Sociocultural Aspects (Papers)

Information Use, Support and Decision Making in Complex Uncertain Environments
Jyoti Mishra, David Kelvin Allen and Alan Pearman

Information Behavior in Transition: A Developing Country Perspective
Nicole Gaston, Dan Dorner and David Johnstone

Linguistic Characteristics of Eating Disorder Questions on Yahoo! Answers – Content, Style and Emotion
Jung Sun Oh, Daqing He, Wei Jeng, Eleanor Mattern and Leanne Bowler

Challenges of Information System Use by Knowledge Workers: The Email Productivity Paradox
Inge Alberts

Student Award Winning Papers


In the Name of Terror?: Information and Policy in the Decade Post 9/11 (SIGs IFP/III)
Nadia Caidi, Kristene Unsworth, Christian Leuprecht, Philip Doty

High-Stakes Information: Deciding What Constitutes Quality in Our Products of Communication
John Budd, Heather Moulaison, C. Sean Burns

Research Know-How for Research Support Services: Preparing Information Specialists for Emerging Roles
Sheila Corrall, Mary Anne Kennan, Korothea Salo

Net Gain via Knowledge Organization:  Classification and Productivity
Jane Greenberg, Gail Hodge, Rick Szostak, Timur Uckun

Tagging and Personal Information (Papers)

Tagging Personal Information: A Contrast between Attitudes and Behavior
Ofer Bergman, Noa Gradovitch and Judit Bar-Ilan and Ruth Beyth-Marom

The Show Must Go On: The Presentation of Self during Interpersonal Conflict on Facebook
Jinyoung Kim and June Ahn

A Tangle of Tags: The Impact of User-generated Tagging in Public Library Catalogs
Rachel Williams

Doctoral Seminar
(by invitation only)

5:30 Annual Business Meeting
6:30 Alumni Reception
7:30 Dinner at McGill University
8:30 SIG CON