2013 Research Showcase

University of Illinois Vice Chancellor for Research Peter Schiffer will open the 2013 Research Showcase, which will be held on the afternoon of Friday, March 29. GSLIS faculty and doctoral students will share the breadth of their research in a series of short presentations and posters highlighting their scholarly work. The Research Showcase is an annual event open to campus and the general public.

12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, March 29
GSLIS Building, 501 East Daniel Street, Champaign
East Foyer and Rooms 126 and 131

12:00 - 1:30pm: First poster session; lunch will be served
1:30 - 3:30pm: Research presentations with opening remarks by Peter Schiffer
3:30 - 5:00pm: Second poster session, demonstrations, and reception

VIEW PROGRAM (includes abstracts for all presentations, posters, and demos)

Presentations (Room 126)

J. Stephen Downie, Allen Renear, and Peter Schiffer

Reading Practices and Intellectual Freedom Research
Emily J. M. Knox
Audio | Slides | Video

Site-Based Data Curation at Yellowstone National Park
Carole Palmer, Virgil Varvel, Bruce Fouke, Ann Rodman, Sayeed Choudhury, Andrea Thomer, Karen Baker, Abby Asangba, and Karen Wickett
Audio | Slides | Video

Building Digital Communities, CDI as a Catalyst for Change
Jon Gant, LaEisha Meaderds, and Shavion Scott
Audio | Slides | Video

A "Mixed" Bag: Searching for Hapa Characters in Youth Literature
Karla Lucht
Audio | Slides | Video

Connecting: Adding an Affective Domain to a Cognitive Information Behavior Theory
Nicole Cooke
Audio | Slides | Video

HathiTrust Research Center: New Frontiers in Digital Scholarship
J. Stephen Downie, Craig Willis, and Kahyun Choi
Audio | Slides | Video

The Significance of Time and Place: Preserving Virtual Worlds and Carmen Sandiego
Rhiannon Bettivia
Audio | Slides | Video

GSLIS at the Text REtrieval Conference—Retrieving and Filtering Real-Time Data
Miles Efron
Audio | Slides | Video

Children, Critics, Comics & the Researcher
Carol Tilley
Audio | Slides | Video

Closing Remarks and Questions

Poster Sessions


Identifying Claims in Social Science Literature
Shameem Ahmed, Catherine Blake, Kate Williams, Noah Lenstra & Qiyuan Liu

Mix IT Up! - Youth Advocacy Through Library and Information Science
Jeanie Austin

Describing the Quality of Research Datasets Across Disciplines: A Comparative Study
Tiffany C. Chao

Music Mood Tag Prediction with Dimension Reduced Tag Space
Kahyun Choi

Sustainable Software
Craig Evans & Jerome McDonough

On the Effect of Name Ambiguity on Measures of Large-Scale Co-Authorship Networks
Brent D. Fegley & Vetle I. Torvik

ShE-books: The Virtual Vault and Value-added E-Books for Women's Studies Curricula
Valerie Hotchkiss, Brad Tober & Kenton McHenry

Enhancing Cultural Heritage Collections by Supporting and Analyzing Participation in Flickr
Jacob Jett, Megan Senseney & Carole L. Palmer

What is Family History? : Using Multidisciplinary Research to Re-Think Everyday Information Practices of Family Historians
Noah Lenstra

Location-Based Navigation: Combining OPAC Searching and 3D Visualization in a High-Density Storage Facility
Fredrick Kiwuwa Lugya & Michael B. Twidale

Site-Based Data Curation at Yellowstone National Park
Carole L. Palmer, Virgil Varvel, Bruce Fouke, Ann Rodman, Sayeed Choudhury, Andrea Thomer, Karen Baker, Abby Asangba & Karen Wickett

Behind the Screen: Unveiling the Digital Labor of Online Content Moderation
Sarah T. Roberts

Field Strength: Enhancing Collaboration in LIS Education through Academic Library Field Experiences
Sue Searing & Linda C. Smith

A Familiar Face? A Critical Analysis of Microsoft's 'Ms. Dewey'
Miriam Sweeney

When You Wish upon a Blog: How Collaborative Information Seeking can Interleave with CSCW
Aiko Takazawa & Michael B. Twidale

Completeness, Coverage, & Equivalence in Scientific Data Records
Andrea Thomer, Karen S. Baker, Simone Sacchi & David Dubin

Can Public Libraries Become Public Computing Libraries? A Digital Divide Study of Beijing Communities
Sufang Wang, Kate Williams, Abdul Alkalimat, Hui Yan & Shenglong Han

Everyday Information Seeking and Information World of Blind and Visually Impaired People in China
Sufang Wang

Frontier Libraries on the 1885 Kansas State Census
Cherie' L. Weible

Extending the Systematic Assertion Model for Humanities Research
Karen Wickett, David Dubin, Bridget Almas & Megan Senseney

The History of Chicago Public Library as Public Computing Library
Kate Williams

Statewide Illinois Broadband Research: Baseline Data on Technology Use in the BTOP Era
Kate Williams, Abdul Alkalimat & Brian Zelip

Community Informatics Studio: A Model of Information Scholarship in Action
Martin Wolske, Colin Rhinesmith, Jennie Archer, Emily Bayci, Ryne Leuzinger & Lucas McKeever

Center Posters (East Foyer)

Center for Children’s Books
Deborah Stevenson, Director

Center for Digital Inclusion
Jon Gant, Director

Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship
Carole L. Palmer, Director

HathiTrust Research Center
J. Stephen Downie, Director

Demonstrations (126 LIS)

The Local Fab Lab Network as Community Informatics: Avenues for LIS-oriented Inquiry
Jeff Ginger

The Illinois Distributed Museum Project: Engineering and Technology Innovations at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Michael B. Twidale, Susan Frankenberg, Tom Ackerman & Kelsey Heffren

Exploiting Structural Data for Music Exploration
Craig Willis, J. Stephen Downie, Kahyun Choi & David Bainbridge