Florida State SLIS Doctoral Students Well Represented at ASIS&T Annual Conference

ASIS&T Annual ConferenceA record number of doctoral students from the School of Library & Information Studies (SLIS), Florida’s iSchool, will be presenting their work at the 76th Annual Conference of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) in Montreal, Canada, on Nov. 1-6.

SLIS students have been very successful showcasing their research at ASIS&T’s Annual Conference, which features presentations from research and industry leaders across the field of information science.

The theme of this year’s annual conference is “Beyond the Cloud: REthinking Information Boundaries.”

ASIS&T, an association of information professionals, is dedicated to leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information.

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013
9 a.m.-10 a.m.
SIG CR Workshop: Exploring development and maintenance practices in Gene Ontology – Shuheng Wu and Besiki Stvilia (paper presentation)

9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
SIG MET Workshop: Measuring a research dimension of academic mentoring – Jongwook Lee (poster presentation)

9:40 a.m.-10 a.m.
SIG SI Symposium: “Back onto the tracks”: Convergent community boundaries in LibraryThing and Goodreads – Adam Worrall (paper presentation)

10:20 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
SIG SI Symposium: Work organization of a sociotechnical system: The case of Gene Ontology – Shuheng Wu and Besiki Stvilia (poster presentation)

1:30 p.m.-6 p.m.
SIG USE Symposium: A boundary-centric approach to studying mobile information sharing – Adam Worrall (ignite talk)

Credibility assessment of online resources and perceived credibility of mobile applications – Wonchan Choi (ignite talk)

“Is Ignorance Really Bliss?”: Understanding the role of information seeking in coping with severe traumatic stress among refugees – Joung Hwa Koo, Melissa Gross, and Yong Wan Cho

Monday, Nov. 4, 2013
Poster Session (6:30 p.m-9:30 p.m.)
Differences in citation rates by subject areas of LIS in Korea – Jongwook Lee and Wonchan Choi

Guess Who? An empirical study of gender deception and detection in computer-mediated communication – Shuyuan Mary Ho and Jonathan Hollister

Guidelines for older-adult-friendly online tutorial for Facebook: Content, design, and training principles – Wonchan Choi, Julie Carranza, and Melissa Fox

Information needs of adults living with Type 2 diabetes: When cookbooks are more than just recipes – Melinda Whetstone

Use of mobile wellness applications and perception of quality – Wonchan Choi and Besiki Stvilia

Text mining as a method of analyzing health questions in social Q&A – Sanghee Oh and Minsook Park

The Sonzogno digital library project – Sanghee Oh, Wonchan Choi, and Silvia Valisa

Doctoral students designated in bold type.