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Annual iConference: Scholarship in Action

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Tuesday, February 12 to Friday, February 15, 2013
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fort Worth, Texas

The 2013 iConference – Scholarship in Action: Data, Innovation, Wisdom – will be hosted by the University of North Texas.  iSchool faculty and students taking part in this event include the following:


Digital Youth Workshop: Calling all Designers, Researchers and Policy Makers
Karen Elizabeth Fisher, Eliza T Dresang and Katie Davis (University of Washington)
Sarita Yardi (University of Michigan)
Allison Druin (University of Maryland)


VizDeck: Streamlining exploratory visual analytics of scientific data
Perry, Daniel B.; Howe, Bill; Key, Alicia M. F.; Aragon, Cecilia (iSchools, 2013-02)

Jobs and family relations: Use of computers and mobile phones among Hispanic day laborers in Seattle
Baron, Luis Fernando; Neils, Moriah; Gomez, Ricardo (iSchools, 2013-02)


Fearless Cards: computer training for extremely marginalized populations
Ricardo Gomez, Ivette Bayo, Philip Reed, Cherry Wang

The Forever Problem: Nuclear Waste as Information
Chris Heaney

Project VIEWS2 - Phase 1: Innovation in Early Literacy
Janet L Capps, Ivette Bayo, Katie Campana, Erika N. Feldman, Eliza Dresang, Kathleen Burnett

Authenticity as a Social Contract–We Are Our Records
Corinne Rogers, Joe Tennis

Using Design Thinking to Empower Ethnic Minority Immigrant Youth in their Roles as Information and Technology Mediaries
Karen E. Fisher, Phil Fawcett

SoMe Tools for Social Media Research
Shawn Walker, Jeff Hemsley, Josef Eckert, Robert Mason, Karine Nahon

Trust and Community: Continued Engagement in Second Life
Peyina Lin, Natascha Karlova, John Marino, Michael B. Eisenberg


Cairn: Using Digital Markers to Bridge Learning Communities
Amanda Menking, Ivette Bayo, Sean Fullerton

Notes Session

Articles, Books, and E-books
Chaired by Robert M. Mason

Research Notes

Sometimes I believe as many as six impossible things before breakfast: Outsider Naïveté as an Asset in the Initiation of Massive-scale Book Provision Efforts
Elisabeth A. Jones

Context and Collection: A Research Agenda for Small Data
Amelia Abreu, Amelia Acker