Maryland's iSchool Takes Part in 2014 iConference

Maryland's iSchool Takes Part in 2014 iConference

Faculty and students from the University of Maryland's College of Information Studies, Maryland's iSchool, are taking part in the 2014 iConference, being held March 4-7 in Berlin.

The iConference is sponsored by the iSchools organization, and gathers scholars and researchers with a common interest in the relationships between information, people and technology. This year's conference theme is "Breaking Down Walls: Culture-Context-Computing."

PAPERS

Information Access Rights at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp as Compared to United States’ Supermax and Military Prisons
Jardine, Fiona (University of Maryland, United States of America)

Motivations Affecting Initial and Long-Term Participation in Citizen Science Projects in Three Countries
Rotman, Dana (College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States of America); Hammock, Jen (National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, United States of America); Preece, Jenny (College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States of America); Hansen, Derek (Information Technology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, United States); Boston, Carol (College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States of America); Bowser, Anne (College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States of America); He, Yurong (College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States of America)

Teach me and trust me: Creating an empowered online community of tweens and parents
Subramaniam, Mega (University of Maryland, United States of America); Valdivia, Claire Suzanne (University of Maryland, United States of America); Pellicone, Anthony (University of Maryland, United States of America); Neigh, Zach (University of Maryland, United States of America)

Does Twitter help museums engage with visitors?
Langa, Lesley (College of Information Studies, University of Maryland)

POSTERS

From someone who has been there: Information seeking in mentoring
Follman, Rebecca (University of Maryland, United States of America)

From eye rolls to “I can!” – Understanding the Health Literacy of Disadvantaged Tweens
Subramaniam, Mega (University of Maryland, United States of America); St. Jean, Beth (University of Maryland, United States of America); Follman, Rebecca (University of Maryland, United States of America); Taylor, Natalie Greene (University of Maryland, United States of America); Casciotti, Dana (National Library of Medicine, United States of America); Golberg, Gary (University of Maryland, United States of America)

“I know where that is”: Cultural Differences in Perception of New Places
Lee, Myeong (University of Maryland College Park, United States of America); Butler, Brian S. (University of Maryland College Park, United States of America)

NOTES

It’s About Time: Projecting Temporal Metadata for Historically Significant Recordings
Oard, Douglas W. (University of Maryland College Park iSchool, United States of America); Wu, Min (University of Maryland College Park iSchool, United States of America); Kraus, Kari (University of Maryland College Park iSchool, United States of America); Hajj-Ahmad, Adi (University of Maryland College Park iSchool, United States of America); Su, Hui (University of Maryland College Park iSchool, United States of America); Garg, Ravi (University of Maryland College Park iSchool, United States of America)

PRESENTATIONS

Digital Youth: Towards a new multidisciplinary research network (Workshop 10)
Beth Juncker, Gitte Balling, Marianne Martens, Theresa Anderson, Eliza T. Dresang, Karen E. Fisher, Katie Davis, Allison Druin

Social Media Expo: iAnon: Leveraging Social Network Big Data to Mitigate Behavioral Symptoms of Cyberbullying
Zahra Ashktorab, Srijan Kumar, Soham De, Jennifer Golbeck
University of Maryland, United States of America

SIE 9: Connecting Fields, Connecting Scholars: Breaking Down the Walls between Learning and Information Sciences 
June Ahn, Ingrid Erickson, Eric Meyers