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N is for Network: New Tools for Mapping Organizational Change
Understanding network dynamics is important for underrepresented minorities and women in technological organizations, who can easily spend their entire careers on the periphery, far away from the flow of information ...
Lousie Spiteri CV
Social Discovery Tools: Cataloguing Meets User Convenience.
(Canadian Association for Information Science, 2011)
The paper discusses (a) the ethical dimensions of creating catalogue records to reflect user convenience, (b) the relationship between culture and user convenience, and (c) how social discovery tools can facilitate the ...
Blogging with CONTEXT: A context-aware information retrieval system for bloggers
The poster describes the development process and evaluation of a context-aware information retrieval system for blog authors, called CONTEXT. As a blogger writes a post, the system automatically retrieves and displays links ...
Social discovery systems in public libraries: If we build them, will they come?
(Library Trends, 2012)
If the public library catalogue is to continue to have relevance to its users, it needs to move beyond its current inventory model, where all content is designed and controlled by library staff and client interaction with ...
Trends in Scholarly Use of Online Social Media
(Position paper presented at the Workshop on Changing Dynamics of Scientific Collaboration, the 44th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 4-7, 2011, Kauai, HI, USA., 2011-01-04)
Web APIs: A Step towards Greater Mobility of User-Created Data across Social Networking Websites and Their Implications for Research in Information Behavior
As Internet users are joining more online communities such as Facebook and MySpace, they are also becoming more prolific content creators. But unfortunately, the task of managing and exchanging content between their ...
Analyzing Networked Learning Texts
Social interactions are essential in understanding the collaborative processes in networked learning environments. Although individuals may learn by retrieving information from online archives, dictionaries and ...
Automated Discovery and Analysis of Social Networks from Threaded Discussions
To gain greater insight into the operation of online social networks, we applied Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques to text-based communication to identify and describe underlying social structures in online ...
Automated Discovery of Emerging Online Communities Among Blog Readers: A Case Study of a Canadian Real Estate Blog
More than 184 million people worldwide have started a web blog, that collectively attracted at least 346 million blog readers. Due to their popularities, web blogs have been the focus of many recent Internet studies. Aside ...