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UW iSchool participates in iConference 2012

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Congratulations to the iSchool faculty and students who are participating in this year's iConference in Toronto, Canada. The seventh annual conference runs February 7 through February 10, with more than 400 people expected to attend.

The iConference series is presented by the iSchools organization, a worldwide collective of 33 Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to meet the information challenges of the 21st Century. Visit the iConference for the complete schedule.

Accepted UW Papers and Panels

Social Network Analysis of Public Access Computing: relationships as a critical benefit of libraries, telecenters and cybercaf├ęs in developing countries. Authors:L. Fernando Baron (University of Washington), Ricardo Gomez (University of Washington)

Adapting Cyberinfrastructure to New Science: Tensions and Strategies. Authors:Matthew J. Bietz (University of California, Irvine), Charlotte P. Lee (University of Washington)

What Does Music Mood Mean for Real Users? Authors:Jin Ha Lee (University of Washington), Trent Hill (University of Washington), Lauren Work (University of Washington)

Some Temporal Aspects of Indexing and Classification: Toward a Metrics for Measuring Scheme Change. Author:Joseph Timothy Tennis (University of Washington)

Design Research 1 Panel. Moderator: David Hendry

Accepted UW Posters

# 344 | Playing with Information: Information Work in Online Gaming Environments

Presenters: Natascha Karlova (University of Washington Information School), Jin Ha Lee (University of Washington Information School)

# 375 | Color By Numbers: Exploring Color as Classification Notation

Presenter: Rachel Ivy Clarke (University of Washington)

# 401 | Future InfoExpo: The Future of Information Seeking & Services Exposition in Second Life

Presenters: John L Marino Jr (University of Washington), Peyina Lin (University of Washington), Natascha Karlova (University of Washington), Mike Eisenberg (University of Washington)

# 412 | Facets of Access: a Typology of Information Dissemination Systems

Presenters: Elisabeth A. Jones (University of Washington; University of Michigan), Joseph T. Tennis (University of Washington)

Event Sessions

Data Management and Human Values (Fishbowl)

Organizers: Geoffrey C. Bowker (University of Pittsburgh); Gary Burnett (Florida State University); Kenneth R. Fleischmann (University of Maryland); David G. Hendry (University of Washington); and Katie Shilton (University of Maryland)

Translating Culture

Organizers: Judith Saltman (University of British Columbia); Annette Y. Goldsmith (University of Washington); Gail Edwards (University of British Columbia and Douglas College)


Early Career Colloquium

Joseph Janes (University of Washington)

Doctoral Colloquium Mentor

Karen Fisher (University of Washington)