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Papers and Posters Awards Finalists Announced for iConference 2022

10 Jan 2022 20:57 | iSchools News (Administrator)

The organizers of iConference 2022 are pleased to announce the finalists for this year’s Best Papers and Posters competitions. Five finalists in each category have been selected as representing the most outstanding of the many submissions received. 

This year’s finalists once again demonstrate breadth of quality information research being conducted at iSchools and other institutions worldwide. The work of these finalists will be presented along with all other accepted submissions at iConference 2022, which takes place online Feb. 28 – Mar. 4. The winners will be announced at that time.

Best Full Research Paper

The winner in this prestigious category will receive the Lee Dirks Award for Best Full Research Paper and prize of $1,000 USD, courtesy of Springer and the iSchools Organization. The finalists, listed alphabetically by title:

Access to Information Two Years After an ICT4D Project in Bangladesh: New Digital Skills and Traditional PracticesViviane Frings-Hessami, Monash University; Anindita Sarker, Monash University

A Brief Typology of Time: Temporal Structuring and Dissonance in Service Provision for People Experiencing HomelessnessStephen C. Slota, University of Texas at Austin; Kenneth R. Fleischmann, University of Texas at Austin; Sherri R. Greenberg, University of Texas at Austin

Facial Recognition Interaction in a University Setting: Impression, Reaction, and Decision-makingHengyi Fu, University of Alabama; Yao Lyu, Pennsylvania State University

Title: Identifying Machine-Paraphrased PlagiarismJan Philip Wahle, University of Wuppertal; Terry Ruas, University of Wuppertal; Tomáš Foltýnek, Mendel University in Brno; Norman Meuschke, University of Wuppertal; Bela Gipp, University of Wuppertal

Internet access and bridging the digital divide: the crucial role of universal service obligations in telecom policyDavid McMenemy, University of Strathclyde

Best Short Research Paper

The finalists, listed alphabetically by title:

Elapsed collective memory: Looking for the forgotten classic works in Library and Information ScienceYujia Zhai, Tianjin Normal University; Alec McGail, Cornell University; Ying Ding, University of Texas at Austin

A Higher Purpose: Towards a Social Justice Informatics Research Framework: Zhasmina Tacheva, Syracuse University; Sepideh Namvarrad, Syracuse University; Najla Almissalati, Syracuse University

Predicting the usage of scientific datasets based on article, author, institution, and journal bibliometricsDaniel Acuna, Syracuse University; Zijun Yi, Syracuse University; Lizhen Liang, Syracuse University; Han Zhuang, Syracuse University

Testing the Keystone Framework by Analyzing Positive Citations to Wakefield’s 1998 PaperAmulya Addepalli, William Fremd High School and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Karen Ann Subin, Naperville North High School and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Jodi Schneider, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Toward a Practice-Based Approach to Privacy LiteracyPriya C. Kumar, Pennsylvania State University

Best Poster

The finalists, listed alphabetically by title:

Co-Designing Data Labs at the Public Library: Data Literacy with, for, and by TeensLeanne Bowler, Pratt Institute; Mark Rosin, Pratt Institute; Irene Lopatovska, Pratt Institute; Laura Vroom, Pratt Institute

The Craft of Database Curation: Taking Cues from QuiltmakingAlexandria Jane Rayburn, University of Michigan; Andrea K. Thomer, University of Michigan

How Do Students from Different Disciplines Perceive the Concept of “Data”?: A Visual Elicitation MethodTien-I Tsai, National Taiwan University; Yun-Chi Chang, National Taiwan University; Chieh-Ru Lin, National Taiwan University

Public Libraries’ service model for Community Open Data EngagementAyoung Yoon, Indiana University Indianapolis; Andrea Copeland, Indiana University Indianapolis

Risk in the CoreTrustSeal Data Repository Certification Process: Rebecca D. Frank, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Visit the iConference 2022 Awards Page for more information on our finalists, including submission abstracts. The iSchools organization and 2022 hosts Kyushu University, University College Dublin, and University of Texas at Austin congratulate all finalists. Winners will be announced during the conference, and registrations for participation are on sale now.

Past award winners and runners up can be viewed in the individual Conference Summary pages found on our Past Proceedings webpage.



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