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iConference 2020 announces paper and poster awards finalists

13 Jan 2020 22:03 | iSchools News (Administrator)

The iConference organizers are please to present the 2020 papers and poster awards finalists, listed below. Finalists were selected by their respective track and program chairs based on content and reviews; winners will be announced at the conference. As aways, the iConference award nominations reflect the field’s diversity and worldwide perspective.

iConference 2020 takes place March 23-26 in Borås, Sweden. Early registration rates are available through Wednesday, Jan. 15; standard rates apply thereafter.

The finalists are listed below. Full details, including links to abstracts, can also be found on the conference Awards webpage.

Lee Dirks Award for Best Paper finalists

Named in honor of Lee Dirks, friend and early supporter of the iConference, this award is now sponsored by the iSchools organization and comes with a $1,000 cash prize. The finalists are listed alphabetically by title. Visit Awards page for details.

AI Models and Their Worlds: Investigating Data-Driven, AI/ML Ecosystems Through a Work Practices Lens

Author: Christine T. Wolf, IBM Research (USA)

Educating for democracy? The role of media and information literacy education for pupils in Swedish compulsory school

Authors: Hanna Carlsson, Linneaus University (Sweden); Olof Sundin, Lund University (Sweden)

Identifying Historical Travelogues in Large Text Corpora Using Machine Learning

Authors: Jan Rörden, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology (Austria); Doris Gruber, Austrian Academy of Sciences (Austria); Martin Krickl, Austrian National Library (Austria); Bernhard Haslhofer, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology (Austria)

“In the beginning, it was little whispers…now, we’re almost a roar”: Conceptualizing a model for community and self in LGBTQ+ health information practices

Authors: Vanessa L. Kitzie, University of South Carolina (USA); Travis L. Wagner, University of South Carolina (USA); A. Nick Vera, University of South Carolina (USA)

Trolling Trump

Author: Pnina Fichman, Indiana University - Bloomington (USA)

Best Short Research Paper Award finalists

The finalists are listed alphabetically by title. Visit Awards page for details.

Challenges in Organizing and Accessing Video Game Artifacts

Authors: Jin Ha Lee, University of Washington (USA); Marc Schmalz, University of Washington (USA); Stephen Keating, University of Washington (USA); Jeewon Ha, University of Washington (USA)

How does media reflect the OA and Non-OA scientific literature? A case study of Environment Sustainability 

Authors: Tahereh Dehdarirad, Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden); Jonathan Freer, Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden); Alexander Mladenovic, Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)

Indigenous Cultural Sustainability in a Digital World: Two Case Studies from Aotearoa New Zealand

Authors: Anne Goulding, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand); Jennifer Campbell-Meier, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand); Allan Sylvester, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand)

On the Breakdown of the Controlled Environment Paradigm in Norwegian Archival Repositories

Author: Herbjørn Andresen, Oslo Metropolitan University

The What of Data: Sharing Appropriate Scientific Research

Author: Bernadette Marie Boscoe, University of Washington (USA)

Best Poster Award finalists

The finalists are listed alphabetically by title. Visit Awards page for details.

Dealing with privacy - Personal privacy from a research data management perspective

Authors: Live Håndlykken Kvale, Oslo Metropolitan University; Peter Thomas Darch, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Digital Literacy Initiatives in Canada: Exploring Successes from Multiple Perspectives

Authors: Heidi Julien, University at Buffalo, SUNY; Brian Detlor, McMaster University

“I Like the Way the Skin Looks”: Player Perspectives on Aesthetic Appeal and Self-Representation With Video Game “Skins”

Authors: Alia Fatima Reza, iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3); Adanna Floris Nedd, The Pennsylvania State University, iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3); Sabrina Chu, iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3); Amy Castillo, iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3); Zuaira Khan,  iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3); Daniel Lowell Gardner, University of California, Irvine,  iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3)

Telling Multifaceted Stories with Humanities Data: Visualizing Book of Hours Manuscripts

Authors: Rongqian Ma, University of Pittsburgh; Kai Li, Drexel University

Who Gave You the Right?: Exploring Power and Politics in Journalism and Academic Work Chronicling Hurricane Maria

Authors: Amy Chew, University of Michigan, iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3); Gabriela C. Delgado-Fernandini, University of Puerto Rico, iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3); Jamario Devon Cantrell, Vanderbilt University, iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3); Daniel Carter, Texas State University, iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3)

iConference 2020 takes place March 23—26, 2020, in Borås, Sweden. iConference 2020 is presented by the iSchools organization and co-hosted by the iSchools at the University of Borås and Oslo Metropolitan University. Sponsors include the City of Borås.

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