GSLIS to make strong showing at ASIS&T 2015

GSLIS faculty and students will participate in the 78th Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting, which will be held on November 6-10 in St. Louis. The ASIS&T Annual Meeting is the premier international conference dedicated to the study of information, people, and technology in contemporary society. This year’s theme is “Information Science with Impact: Research in and for the Community.”   

In addition to the following presentations, GSLIS will cosponsor the ASIS&T Alumni Reception on Tuesday, November 10, at 6:30 p.m.                                   


"Learning User-Defined, Domain-Specific Relations: A Situated Case Study and Evaluation in Plant Science"
Doctoral candidate Ana Lucic and Associate Professor Catherine Blake

Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing: Contextual Privacy Predicament” 
Assistant Professor Masooda Bashir and Hsiao-Ying Huang (Illinois Informatics Institute)

Online Privacy and Informed Consent: The Dilemma of Information Asymmetry” 
Assistant Professor Masooda Bashir, doctoral student April Lambert, Carol Hayes (College of Law), and Jay P. Kesan (College of Law)

"Patron Privacy in Jeopardy: An Analysis of the Privacy Policies of Digital Content Vendors” 
Doctoral student April Lambert, master’s student Michelle Parker, and Assistant Professor Masooda Bashir


"Standing Out in the Academic LIS Job Market: An Interactive Panel for Doctoral Students"
Panelists include Assistant Professor Nicole A. Cooke

"Education in the Cyberlearning Era: New Challenges, Opportunities, and Applications"
Panelists include Professor Michel Twidale

Envisioning our Information Future and How to Educate for It: a Community Conversation
Panelists include Professor Linda C. Smith


Associate Professor Terry Weech will give a presentation titled, "Library and Information Science Education," during the workshop, “So Who’s Managing all that Organizational Information Anyway?

Posters presented during the President’s Reception

"What's Your Epistemology?: Quiz Design as a Pedagogical Tool in Library & Information Science Education"
Doctoral students Beth Strickland and Emily Lawrence

“Making Dataset Ingest Decisions: A Data Archive’s Appraisal and Selection System Implementation”
Master’s student Chung-Yi Hou with Matthew Mayernik, Robert Dattore, and Steve Worley of the National Center for Atmospheric Research

“Online Question Answering Practices to Support Healthcare Data Re-use”
Associate Professor Catherine Blake, Maria Souden (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs), doctoral student Caryn L. Anderson, Professor Michael Twidale, and Jenifer E. Stelmack (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

“Significant Properties of Thematic Research Collections”
Doctoral student Katrina Fenlon

“Mapping Significance Properties in OAIS: A Case Study with Video Games”
Doctoral candidate Rhiannon Bettivia

“Building Data Expertise into Research Institutions: Preliminary Results”
Doctoral candidate Cheryl Annette Thompson

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