[Asis-l] Rutgers iSchool at ASIS&T 2015

Ross Todd rtodd at rutgers.edu
Wed Oct 21 14:50:39 EDT 2015

We invite you all to interact with Rutgers iSchool Faculty and Students at ASIS&T 2015
Faculty and Students from the Rutgers iSchool are involved in multiple activities at ASIS&T.  If you are attending this Conference, please drop by the events listed below to learn more about our exciting research initiatives and connect or reconnect with Rutgers colleagues and friends. 

Please note that throughout the Conference, Rutgers Faculty will be available to meet with candidates interested in the Faculty Position in Library and Information Science at Rutgers.   Position announcement:  https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000903117-01   Please contact Prof. Nick Belkin (Chair of the Search Committee) to arrange a meeting.

In addition, join us at the Rutgers iSchool Reception: Meet our new Dean of the School of Communication and Information (SC&I) at Rutgers University:  Professor Jonathan Potter, and catch up with your Rutgers colleagues.  This will take place in the Sterling 9 room located on the 2nd floor of the Hyatt Regency Hotel (Conference Hotel)

Here is the schedule of our faculty and students at ASIST. 
Saturday, November 7 

8:55-9:15 11th Annual Social Informatics Symposium: The Impacts of Social Informatics Research (SIG/SI)
Kaitlin Costello, Rutgers University, John D. Martin III, and Ashlee Edwards University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Costello: Dude... I zone out like that all the time:” Banter as Phatic Communication in the Context of Online Discussion Forums Focused on Illicit Behavior 

Saturday November 7th

12:10-12:30 Best Social Informatics Paper 

Mary Chayko, Rutgers University 
Techno-social Life: The Internet, Digital Technology, and Social Connectedness

1:30- 6:30  SIG/USE Symposium
 Keynote Address
Ross Todd, Rutgers University and Safiya Noble, UCLA:  Keynote Speakers
15th Annual SIG/USE Symposium: Making Research Matter: Connecting Theory and Practice (SIG/USE) 

Monday, November 9 

8:00  Panel: Information Seeking and Beyond: Impacts of Studying Different Forms of Information Behavior
Panelists:  Nicholas J. Belkin, Rutgers University,  Kyungwon Koh, University of Oklahoma, Kyong Eun Oh, Simmons College, Naresh K. Agarwal, Simmons College

1:30 pm Paper Session: Information Ethics & Policy
Kaitlin Light Costello, Rutgers University Private: Information Quality, Privacy Policies, and Data Safety Practices in Online Social Networks for Health: A Longitudinal Analysis

3:30 pm Paper Session: Information Seeking
Sarah C. Barriage, Darcey K. Searles Rutgers University Astronauts & Sugar Beets: Young Girls’ Information Seeking in Family Interactions

3:30 pm Paper Session: Social Media User-Generated Content
Vanessa Lynn Kitzie, Debanjan Ghosh Rutgers University #Criming and #Alive: Network and Content Analysis of Two Sides of a Story on Twitter
3:30 pm Paper Session: Social Media User-Generated Content
Chirag Shah, Rutgers University Building a Parsimonious Model for Identifying Best Answers Using Interaction History in Community Q&A   
6:30 pm President’s Reception Featuring Posters
Shahé Navasart Sanentz and Michael Lesk Rutgers University Toward a Semantic Stability Index (SSI) via a Preliminary Exploration of Translation Looping. 
Dongho Choi, Ziad Matni and Chirag Shah, Rutgers University SOCRATES 2.0: Bridging the Gap Between Researchers and Social Media Data Through Natural Language Interactions. 

Si Sun and Nicholas J. Belkin, Rutgers University Managing Personal Health Information in the Home: Strategies of Diabetes Patients in the United States and China. Si Sun and Nicholas J. Belkin, Rutgers University


8:00 pm Rutgers Reception with Dean Jonathan Potter  Sterling 9 room located on the 2nd floor of the Hyatt Regency Hotel 


Tuesday, November 10

8:30 Paper Session: Health Informatics
Miraida Morales, Xiaomu Zhou, Rutgers University Health Practices of Immigrant Women: Indigenous Knowledge in an Urban Environment
10:30 Paper Session: Information Practice
Si Sun, Nicholas J. Belkin, Rutgers University
Information Attribute Motivators of Personal Health Information Management Activities
3:30 Paper Session: Information Behavior
Dongho Choi, Ziad Matni, Chirag Shah, Rutgers University 
Switching Sources: A Study of People’s Exploratory Search Behavior on Social Media and the Web

Ross Todd

Dr Ross J Todd 
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Library and Information Science
Director, Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL) 
School of Communication & Information 
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 
4 Huntington Street, New Brunswick , New Jersey USA 08901 
Tel: 848 932 7602, Fax: 732 932 6916 
Office:  Room 201 Huntington House (184 College Av) 
Email: rtodd at rutgers.edu

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