GSLIS faculty, students, and alumni build and navigate the systems that help society manage increasing amounts of information. Join the faculty and doctoral students of the iSchool as they share the breadth of their research in a series of short presentations and posters at this annual event presented by the top-ranked library and information science school in the nation.
The Research Showcase is an annual event open to campus and the general public.
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Friday, April 3, 2015
12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
GSLIS Building, 501 East Daniel Street, Champaign
East Foyer and Rooms 126 and 131
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.: First poster session; pizza and beverages provided
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.: Research presentations with opening remarks by George Chacko, director of research information analytics in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research at Illinois and GSLIS senior research scientist
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.: Second poster session and reception; refreshments provided
VIEW PROGRAM for all abstracts and the schedule for Poster Sessions 1 & 2
Presentations (Room 126)
#Diverse Children's Literature: Examining Social Media's Role
—Melissa Hayes, DeAnza Williams
The HathiTrust+Bookworm Project: Exploring Cultural and Literary Trends in Millions of Scanned Books
—Peter Organisciak (presenter), Loretta Auvil, Benjamin Schmidt, Sayan Bhattacharyya, Mari Colleen Fallaw, Muhammad Saad Shamim, Yun Hao, Robert McDonald, Erez Aiden Lieberman, J. Stephen Downie
Poster Session 1 (Room 131)
Parameter Tuning: Exposing the Gap between Data Curation and Effective Data Analytics
Blake, C. and Gabb, H. (2014) Parameter tuning: Exposing the gap between data curation and effective data analytics, Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Seattle, WA. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/meet.2014.14505101138/pdf
Automating the Identification of Critical Community Health Indicators and Their Presentation to the Public
—Robert Sarwark, Julia Bello-Bravo, Barry R. Pittendrigh, Tom Szpyrka, Ian S. Brooks
Information Integration: A Case Study of Air Quality in Chicago and St. Louis
Lee, J. and Blake, C. (2014) Information integration: a case study of air quality in Chicago and St. Louis, Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Seattle, WA.
The Impact of Music Genre on Music Similarity: A Qualitative Exploration
—Yun Hao, Kahyun Choi, J. Stephen Downie, Ning Chen
Poster Session 2 (Room 131)
Coloradio: A Product of Interdisciplinary Collaboration in an iSchool Environment
—Christopher Nixon, Kinyetta Nance, Berenice Vargas, Helen Zhou
Conceptualizing Worksets for Non-consumptive Research
—Jacob Jett, Chris Maden, Colleen Fallaw, Megan Senseney, J. Stephen Downie
Topic Modeling Users’ Interpretations of Songs to Inform Subject Access in Music Digital Libraries
—Kahyun Choi, Jin Ha Lee, Craig Willis, J. Stephen Downie
Digital Humanities Data Curation Institutes: Challenges and Preliminary Findings
—Megan Senseney, Trevor Munoz, Julia Flanders, Ali Fenlon
Extracting Features from Text for Non-consumptive Reading with the HathiTrust Research Center
—Sayan Bhattacharyya, Boris Capitanu, Ted Underwood, Peter Organisciak, Loretta Auvil, Colleen Fallaw, J. Stephen Downie
Exploring Cultural Differences in Language Usage: The Case of Negation
Svetlozara, S., Cohen, D. and Blake, C. (2014) Exploring Cultural Differences in Language Usage: The Case of Negation, Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Seattle, WA.
Posters with Demonstrations (during Poster Sessions 1 and 2)
Center Posters (displayed during Poster Sessions 1 and 2)
Center for Children's Books (CCB)
HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC)
—J. Stephen Downie