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Early Career Publication and Thesis by Publication (TBP) in Academia

In the thesis by publication (TBP) model, academic research gets published through a commercial publisher, mostly as a journal article or a book chapter which the university considers as the fulfillment of the academic program.

  

Higher Novelty, Longer Handling Process? Evidence from 700,000 Publications

In the field of Scientometrics (or Science of Science), whether novel ideas experience more difficulties in dissemination and adoption is of particular interest. Evidence has been found that highly novel papers and grant proposals often suffer from stricter scrutiny and are more likely to be negatively evaluated.

  

Lost at starting line: who will not be able to adapt to university life?

The transition from secondary education to higher education could be challenging for most freshmen due to a completely unknown environment and autonomous learning style, which leads to the emergence of the maladaptation phenomenon.

  

Justice and Inclusion in Research: Opportunities for Microaffections in Human Research Infrastructure

For more inclusive studies, researchers should go beyond minimum mandated ethical assessments in research design. Here I share examples of ethical tensions from my work with teens. I then argue for examining research using the lens of infrastructure and identify opportunities to increase justice and inclusiveness in research processes, including incorporating microaffections.

 

Collaborative Sensemaking: The Starting Point of Intelligent Information Use by Teams and Groups

Sensemaking, the process of forming meaningful representations of a task or problem’s information space, is the starting point of intelligent information use.

 

The Genealogy of Knowledge Service Innovation Research: Progress and Frontier

Drawing the genealogy of knowledge service innovation research can provide reference for the research direction, research issue and work practice of knowledge service innovation in Information Science. 

Frontiers: Reaching Beyond Human Knowledge

  

Mental Health and Title IX: Challenging Privacy and Transparency

How transparent are universities about mental health resources and student privacy relative to Title IX? What are best practices for information dissemination relative to these resources? What should students know about privacy, transparency, and mental health relative to Title IX?

 

Endangered Social Media Innovations Part 1: Usenet’s Small World Model Preventing Large Scale Content Manipulation

Yet another troubling development in social media is research that looks at ways to help online discussions stay on-topic and to prevent discussions from descending into exchanges of hostilities.

 

Digital Libraries for People: Ethical Design, Adaptive Exploration, Analytical Support

There are new and emerging trends in data science, information science, information retrieval, and artificial intelligence which have influenced and continue to influence our thinking and the ways in which we design and evaluate digital libraries.

Opinion: Scholarly Ideas, Scientific Curiosity, Bold Propositions

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Social Media is Killing Our Tribes

Social media has not helped us build a strong and resilient tribe with diverse skills and resources. It is now simply geared to help us find others that “like” the same things as we do, which is not the connection points for tribes.

 

In Its 90th Year the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Sidelined Information Professionals: Here’s How You Can Help

In early June, Australia woke to the news that the nation’s public broadcaster (the Australian Broadcasting Corporation) was making its librarians and archivists redundant.

  

Wikis: A Viable Platform for Supporting Academic Research Operations

Modern collaborative Wiki platforms can be used to support and facilitate the research process, and to provide a starting point for the efficient implementation of a knowledge management system in academic research settings.

Education: Bring Learning and Enlightenment to your Life

  

Information Science Macareindeer

Season’s Greetings from INFIDEOS, a YouTube channel of educational videos about Information Science. Information Science Macarena is a short (2-minute), light-hearted, holiday-themed celebration of some of our field’s colorful characters and their ideas. It was created with students in mind, but is a holiday gift to all enthusiasts of Information Science.

 

Can CAPTCHA be More Accessible?

Can CAPTCHA practices be made more accessible? That’s the question explored in a recent publication by the W3C’s Accessible Platform Architectures Working Group.

  

Tips for Library Staff to Help Promote User Education in School Libraries

User education is the process of teaching users how to effectively use library resources and services. It’s important because it helps students get the most out of the library and its resources.

  

Wikis: A Viable Platform for Supporting Academic Research Operations

Modern collaborative Wiki platforms can be used to support and facilitate the research process, and to provide a starting point for the efficient implementation of a knowledge management system in academic research settings.

  

Information Science Road Trip

Information Science Road Trip takes sightseers on a panoramic journey through 10 “big ideas” of Information Science.

 

With Great Power…Comes a Return to our Information Roots

AI is related to our information roots that can help us see AI not as a major break with the past, but a rebranding and re-imagination of ongoing issues in information science and technology studies.

Spanish: Contenido en español

 

Desarrollo de competencias de búsqueda de información en línea en escolares

las competencias para la investigación en línea de los estudiantes en Chile, no necesariamente están suficientemente desarrolladas para abordar sus tareas escolares.

 

Dime cómo planteas tu problema, y te diré qué tan difícil es

Encontrar las palabras correctas para recibir los resultados deseados se puede volver una tarea difícil, y hasta frustrante

 

¿Se debe estudiar en medio del caos?

Si bien existen múltiples opciones educativas con contenido curado, dentro de las cuales también hay motores de búsqueda especializados, las estadísticas indican que 5 de cada 6 estudiantes prefieren acudir a los motores de búsqueda Web para realizar sus deberes escolares (Byrne, Kardefelt-Winther, Livingstone, & Stoilova, 2016)

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基于弱监督数据学习领域语义表示的科学数据集检索方法研究

在数据集检索应用中,如何能够更好地利用深度学习模型实现数据集的语义检索呢?

 

高关注论文视角下研究前沿识别的多方法融合研究

当前不同的研究前沿识别方法有各自不同的优缺点,为更全面、客观地识别研究前沿,我们分别采用了共被引分析、耦合分析、词频分析和共词分析4种不同的识别方法,并探索将这4种方法所得的识别结果进行融合的途径。

 

信息传播和突发事件响应

突发事件的信息传播具有什么特点?如何利用信息更好地应对突发事件?社交媒体为人们表达观点与情感提供了方便的平台,但谣言和错误信息会滋生有害情绪。我们聚焦于突发事件的话题和情绪在社交媒体上的传播,探讨社交媒体的哪些特征可能在网络空间产生较大的影响力,并提出衡量公众对政务新媒体信任度的方法以及政务微博舆情引导能力成熟度诊断模型。