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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 ...
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 ...
The Public Library Catalogue as a Social Space: A Case Study of Social Discovery Systems in Two Canadian Public Libraries
(Canadian Society for Information Science, 2011-01-01)
This paper uses transaction log data to examine how library users interact with two social discovery systems used in two Canadian public library systems. Results indicate that user-generated content is not used extensively ...
Write While You Search: Ambient Searching of a Digital Library in the Context of Writing
We consider ideas for a tighter integration of searching a digital library while writing a paper. A prototype system based on web services is described which allows us to explore the design space of ambient search tools ...
The Analysis of Online Communities using Interactive Content-based Social Networks
Today the Internet has become a convenient and ubiquitous platform for anyone with access to publish their thoughts and ideas, express their opinions, argue with their peers on various issues and, most importantly, organize ...
Name Networks: A Content-Based Method for Automated Discovery of Social Networks to Study Collaborative Learning
As a way to gain greater insight into the operation of Library and Information Science (LIS) e-learning communities, the presented work applies automated text mining techniques to text- based communication to identify, ...
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 ...
Sandra Toze's CV
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)