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iConference 2013 Scholarship in Action: Data, Innovation, Wisdom
CIRSS doctoral students, faculty, and associated faculty will be well represented at iConference 2013 "Scholarship in Action: Data, Innovation, and Wisdom". Faculty will lead workshops on varied topics such as workforce gaps in data science and data analytics and practical applications of computational scientometrics. CIRSS doctoral students will present on a wide array of topics, from the relationship between a unified ontology and integrated digital preservation systems to the exploration of macroeconomic indicators of data use.
iConference 2013 is hosted by the University of North Texas and will take place in Fort Worth, Texas. An iConference is an annual gathering of scholars and researchers concerned with critical information issues in contemporary society. iConference participants advance the boundaries of information studies, explore core concepts and ideas, and create new technological and conceptual configurations situated in interdisciplinary discourses.
"Towards a Data Literate Citizenry"
Michael B. Twidale, Catherine Blake, Jon Gant, (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
"Filling the Workforce Gap in Data Science and Data Analytics"
Catherine Blake (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA), Jeff Stanton (Syracuse University, USA), Ray R. Larson (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
"Computational Scientometrics: Theory and Applications"
Cornelia Caragea (University of North Texas, USA), C. Lee Giles (Pennsylvania State University, USA), Lior Rokach (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel), Vetle I. Torvik (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
"What do we mean by preserving Information? Towards a unified ontology of digital resources to support the development of integrated digital preservation systems"
Simone Sacchi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
"Design Jams in iSchools: Approaches, Challenges and Examples"
Michael Twidale, Ingbert Schmidt, Jeff Ginger, Peter Organisciak, Christopher Lueg (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
"Tech Learning Potluck"
Michael Twidale, Sally Jo Cunningham, James Howison, Kate Williams, Peter Organisiak, Jeff Ginger, Brittany Smith, Ingbert Schmidt (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
"Integrating Data Curation Concepts throughout the Project Lifecycle: A WILIS Case Study"
Cheryl Annette Thompson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); Joanne Gard Marshall, Amber L. Wells (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA); Jennifer Craft Morgan (Georgia State University, USA); Susan Rathbun-Grubb (University of South Carolina, USA)
"How Information Science Professionals Add Value in a Scientific Research Center"
Christopher Eaker, Erica Johns, Kayla Siddell (University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA); Andrea Thomer (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA)
"Dispatches, Digests and Doodles: Exploring the Significant Properties of Field Notebooks"
Andrea Thomer, Nicholas Weber (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
"Identifying Claims In Social Science Literature"
Shameem Ahmed, Catherine Blake, Kate Williams, Noah Lenstra, Qiyuan Liu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
"Lead, Lag or Get Out of the Index: Exploring Macro-economic Indicators of Data Use"
Nicholas Matthew Weber, Andrea K. Thomer (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA)