Maryland's iSchool Takes Part in ASIS&T Annual Meeting

Maryland's iSchool Takes Part in ASIS&T Annual Meeting

Faculty and students from University of Maryland's College of Information Studies, Maryland's iSchool, will be participating in the 77th ASIS &T Annual Meeting, taking place from October 31-November 5, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The theme of this year's conference is "Connecting Collections, Cultures and Communities."

iSchool faculty and students are taking part in the following:

Douglas Oard, professor, will be participating in meetings as a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST).

SIG/USE Research Symposium: Context in Information Behavior Research (SIG/USE) - November 1 from 1:30-6:30

"The Multiple Contexts of New International Students' Geospatial Information Behavior"
Chi Young Oh, Brian Butler

Informatics Panel, November 2, 3:30-5:00 pm

“Social informatics and social media: Theoretical reflections” by Noriko Hara, Pnina Fichman, Howard Rosenbaum, Kenneth R. Fleischmann, Mohammad Hossein Jarrahi, Brian Butler

Youth Panel, November 2, 3:30-5:00 pm

"Youth Beyond Borders: Methodological Challenges in Youth Information Interaction" by Amanda Waugh, Rachel Magee, Denise Agosto, June Ahn, Leanne Bowler, Mega Subramaniam

Digital Collections Papers, November 3, 8:30-10:00 am

“Barriers and Challenges to Virtual Reunification” by Ricardo Punzalan

Information Behavior II Papers, November 3, 8:30-10:00 am

“Information Behavior of International Students Settling in an Unknown Geo-spatial Environment” by Chi Young Oh, Brian Butler, Myeong Lee

Privacy Panel, November 4, 2:00-3:30 pm

“Understanding Networked Youth and Online Privacy: Questions, Methods and Implications (SIG/USE)” by Devon L Greyson, Denise E. Agosto, Eric Meyers, Mega Subramaniam, June Abbas