GSLIS workshops, events, and presentations at upcoming iConference

Posted: Feb. 8, 2013

Please join the Graduate School of Library and Information Science for the following activities during the 2013 iConference, including our reception on February 13 at Vidalias Restaurant in the Worthington Renaissance.

WORKSHOPS

“Filling the Workforce Gap in Data Science and Data Analytics”
February 12, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Co-chairs include: GSLIS Associate Professor Catherine Blake

“Sociotechnical Systems Research: Defining, Converging, and Researching as a Community”
February 12, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Co-chairs include: GSLIS doctoral candidate Ingbert R. Schmidt

“From iSchools to US Ignite: Strategies for Fostering Inclusive Gigabit Networks”
February 12, 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Chair: GSLIS Research Associate Professor Jon Gant

“Computational Scientometrics: Theory and Applications”
February 12, 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Co-chairs include: GSLIS Assistant Professor Vetle Torvik

“iSchools Building on the Strengths Found in the Convergence of Librarianship, Archival, and Museum Studies to Improve the Education of Managing Digital Collections”
February 12, 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Co-chairs include: GSLIS Associate Professor Terry Weech and GSLIS doctoral student Fredrick Lugya

ALTERNATIVE EVENTS

“Design Jams in iSchools: Approaches, Challenges and Examples”
February 14, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Organized by: GSLIS Professor Michael Twidale (session chair), GSLIS doctoral candidate Ingbert R. Schmidt, GSLIS doctoral candidate Jeff Ginger, GSLIS doctoral student Peter Organisciak

“Tech Learning Potluck”
February 14, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Organized by: GSLIS Professor Michael Twidale (session chair), GSLIS Assistant Professor Kate Williams, GSLIS doctoral student Peter Organisciak, GSLIS doctoral candidate Jeff Ginger, GSLIS doctoral candidate Brittany Smith, GSLIS doctoral candidate Ingbert R. Schmidt

PRESENTATIONS

“Whither the Child? The iSchool Approach to Research Relating to Children and Adolescents”
February 13, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Presenters include: GSLIS Assistant Professor Kate McDowell

“Re-Inventing the Wheel: The Re-Creation of Documents in a Bumble-Bee Organization”
February 13, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Presenter: GSLIS doctoral candidate Ingbert R. Schmidt

“What do we mean by ‘preserving Information’? Towards a unified ontology of digital resources to support the development of integrated digital preservation systems”
February 15, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Doctoral Student Colloquium)
Presenter: GSLIS doctoral student Simone Sacchi

“Towards a Data Literate Citizenry”
February 15, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Presenters: GSLIS Professor Michael B. Twidale, GSLIS Associate Professor Catherine Blake, and GSLIS Research Associate Professor Jon Gant

POSTERS (Wednesday, February 13 and Thursday, February 14, 5:30 to 7:00 pm)

Posters Chair: GSLIS Associate Professor Catherine Blake

“Identifying Claims in Social Science Literature”
Presenters: GSLIS doctoral student Shameem Ahmed, GSLIS Associate Professor Catherine Blake, GSLIS Assistant Professor Kate Williams, GSLIS doctoral student Noah Lenstra, and GSLIS master’s student Qiyuan Liu

“Reading Practices and Intellectual Freedom Research”
Presenter: GSLIS Assistant Professor Emily Knox

“Learning Focused Search in an Online Social Network Community”
Presenters: GSLIS doctoral candidate Brittany Smith, GSLIS doctoral student Fredrick K. Lugya, GSLIS doctoral student Craig Evans

“How Information Science Professionals Add Value in a Scientific Research Center”
Presenters include: GSLIS doctoral student Andrea K. Thomer

“Dispatches, Digests and Doodles: Exploring the Significant Properties of Field Notebooks”
Presenters: GSLIS doctoral student Andrea K. Thomer and GSLIS doctoral student Nicholas M. Weber

“Integrating Data Curation Concepts throughout the Project Lifecycle: A WILIS Case Study”
Presenters include: GSLIS doctoral student Cheryl A. Thompson

“Lead, Lag or Get Out of the Index: Exploring Macro-economic Indicators of Data Use”
Presenters: GSLIS doctoral student Nicholas M. Weber and GSLIS doctoral student Andrea K. Thomer

“Community Informatics Studio: A Model of Information Scholarship in Action”
Presenters: GSLIS Senior Research Scientist Martin Wolske, GSLIS doctoral student Colin Rhinesmith, GSLIS master’s students Jennie Archer, Emily Bayci, Ryne Leuzinger, Lucas McKeever

GSLIS RECEPTION

Wednesday, February 13, 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Worthington Renaissance Vidalia Restaurant
200 Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas

Please stop by and see us! Alumni and current students are invited to attend this reception regardless of their participation in conference activities. We also encourage you to bring a potential MS or PhD student to meet our faculty, students, staff, and alumni.

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