Katie Davis had an article published in The Library Quarterly, “Using Technology to Support Equity and Inclusion in Youth Library Programming: Current Practices and Future Opportunities.” The article was co-authored by Saba Kawas and colleagues from the University of Maryland. It has been listed as one of the most read Library Quarterly articles in the last 12 months.
The official launch of the Center for an Informed Public (CIP) was a huge success and received a considerable amount of press:
- the launch made the front page of The Seattle Times, “Can you tell which face is real? UW and WSU plan to fight digital ‘deepfakes.’”
- Governing Magazine featured the Center in the article, “Universities Unite to Expose Deepfakes before 2020 Vote.”
- KUOW covered the event in the article, “UW research center to tackle the problem of fake news.”
- Jevin West was interviewed on KUOW's All Things Considered about the Center.
Anna Lauren Hoffmann was featured in the UW Daily article, “Are machines inherently racist? How a professor is studying how to fight biases in machine learning.”
Jacob O. Wobbrock and his 2017 undergraduate Capstone team of Anya Hsu (INFO), Marijn Burger (UW Bothell CS), and Michael Magee (INFO) were featured in the UW News article, “Faculty/staff honors: Housing association nod, honorary doctorate, distinguished fellow, best conference paper.” The article highlighted their paper that won the Douglas Engelbart Award for Best Paper at the ACM Hypertext & Social Media 2019 conference.
Liz Crouse was quoted in the School Library Journal article, “Educators Face Challenges Teaching Media Literacy to Immigrant Students.”
Jin Ha Lee and Jason Yip were quoted in the UW Daily article, “GAMER group in pursuit of the human behind the code.”Ron Johnson was interviewed by Seattle Met for the article, “Washington’s Net Neutrality Laws Could Help Keep the Internet Fair.”
Hans Jochen Scholl:
- had a journal article accepted by the ACM Journal on Digital Government Research and Practice (DGOV). The title of the article is "Digital Government: Looking Back and Ahead on a Fascinating Domain of Research and Practice." It is scheduled to be published in early 2020.
- issued and made publicly available online version 2.0 of the Disaster Information Reference Library (DIRL), which now contains 2,881 references of peer-reviewed research in the English language in the area of disaster information, technology, and information management. The DIRL is published semiannually and prepared with help from iSchool Graduate Assistants.
Wan-Chen Lee had a paper accepted to the 2020 Conference of the International Society for Knowledge Organization in Alborg, Denmark. The title of the paper is "Linking, Mapping, and Change: Contemporary Use of Ranganathan's Three Planes of Work in Classification Activity."