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On Birthing Dancing Stars

Dana McKay, Stephann Makri, Shanton Chang, George Buchanan
2020 Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval  
Typical interactive information retrieval tasks ask computers to support the traversal and exploration of large, complex information spaces.  ...  This paper argues for the need for information systems that offer what we term 'bounded chaos', and offers research directions that may support the creation of such interfaces CCS CONCEPTS • Human-centered  ...  Twidale, and David M. Nichols for their invaluable comments on draft versions. This paper is dedicated to Stella, the dancing star born alongside these ideas.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3343413.3377983 dblp:conf/chiir/McKayMCB20 fatcat:5ybatnnwfngf7ejbcwy5krtmce

Stand in the place where you work

Dana McKay
2018 Proceedings of the 30th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction - OzCHI '18  
Information seeking is cognitively intense work, and browsing is particularly so.  ...  Information seeking, browsing cognition, design ACM Reference format: Dana McKay. 2018.  ...  When they encounter information serendipitously during another information task, for example, there is a clear tension between following the serendipitous lead and pursuing the original information task  ... 
doi:10.1145/3292147.3292223 dblp:conf/ozchi/McKay18 fatcat:klzf4fny5nfhrg2qfucdnvlzde

Chance Encounters in the Digital Library [chapter]

Elaine G. Toms, Lori McCay-Peet
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
the targeted search to suggesting new approaches, methods and ideas.  ...  Most participants used it as a source of new terms and concepts to support their current tasks; a few noted the novelty and perceived its potential value in serving as a stimulant.  ...  Alexandra MacNutt, Emilie Dawe, Heather O'Brien, and Sandra Toze participated in the design and implementation of the study in which the data was collected.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04346-8_20 fatcat:leard7awbzactkjcai4tgrjo64

Interacting with Information

Ann Blandford, Simon Attfield
2010 Synthesis Lectures on Human-Centered Informatics  
Human-Centered Informatics (HCI) is the intersection of the cultural, the social, the cognitive, and the aesthetic with computing and information technology.  ...  It encompasses a huge range of issues, theories, technologies, designs, tools, environments and human experiences in knowledge work, recreation and leisure activity, teaching and learning, and the potpourri  ...  , Stephann Makri, Hanna Stelmaszewska, Claire Warwick, colleagues at Lexis Nexis Butterworths, and the Greenstone team at Waikato.  ... 
doi:10.2200/s00227ed1v01y200911hci006 fatcat:fjdkdevqpvepfjhxkjcm5u75hu

Comparing faculty information seeking in teaching and research: Implications for the design of digital libraries

Christine L. Borgman, Laura J. Smart, Kelli A. Millwood, Jason R. Finley, Leslie Champeny, Anne J. Gilliland, Gregory H. Leazer
2005 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
We interviewed nine geography faculty members who teach undergraduate courses about their information seeking for research and teaching and their use of information resources in teaching.  ...  Among our key findings are that geography faculty are more likely to encounter useful teaching resources while seeking research resources than vice versa, although the influence goes in both directions  ...  The gracious cooperation of the Departments of Geography at UCSB and UCLA have made the education and evaluation research on ADEPT possible.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.20154 fatcat:vtubt74zzzfhblynoespgdpc3q

Fluid Views

Marian Dörk, Sheelagh Carpendale, Carey Williamson
2012 Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces - AVI '12  
To support more exploratory forms of information seeking, we bring together the notion of relevance with the power of visual encoding.  ...  Keywords Information visualization, information seeking, Web search, zoomable user interface, level of detail, exploratory search.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank our colleagues from the InnoVis group and iLab at the University of Calgary for valuable advice.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2254556.2254599 dblp:conf/avi/DorkCW12 fatcat:ls36gizbo5dcbkx3clivo3azq4

Nurturing innovation and creativity in educational practice: principles for supporting faculty peer learning through campus design

Lewis Winks, Nicholas Green, Sarah Dyer
2019 Higher Education  
This paper examines the ways campus spaces at a UK university are utilised by staff for peer learning and the barriers and affordances for innovation and creativity in educational practice.  ...  While much work has focused on pedagogical innovation processes within universities, less has been said of the processes and cultures which foster and give rise to creativity within higher education and  ...  , and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10734-019-00468-3 fatcat:hbtacpufo5dlfl7qc4npve7mni

Reading the Book of Mozilla: Web Browsers and the Materiality of Digital Texts [chapter]

Alan Galey
2011 The History of Reading, Volume 3  
to reflect the information-seeking habits of the sciences, with the database search form as the domain of searching scientists, and the library stacks as the natural habitat of browsing humanists -a habitat  ...  to and from the shelves would be difficult.  ... 
doi:10.1057/9780230316737_12 fatcat:gu7y6iglpfgm7abggolubm24t4

Chance Encounters: World Literature Between the Unexpected and the Probable

Hoyt Long
2021 Journal of Cultural Analytics  
Where Smith sees far too many variables to precisely model an aesthetic response, a frequentist sees too little comparable information to be certain in much of anything.  ...  There are far too many variables in play at the level of the single event and too many unknowns.  ... 
doi:10.22148/001c.25525 fatcat:xtfjnpf6pjcrtjfndwtdbdvrbu

Serving the Needs of Performing Arts Students: A Case Study

Jennifer Mayer
2015 portal: Libraries and the Academy  
The intent of this case study was to gain insight into the information needs and research behaviors of upper-division performing arts students, and how to best address those needs.  ...  The findings have implications for how library instruction and research services should evolve to serve this population.  ...  Several indicated that they listen to recordings, and a few scan the print scores on the library shelves.  ... 
doi:10.1353/pla.2015.0036 fatcat:2b27yrs7wjfrthlmp5punhvw2e

"I Felt Like Such a Freshman": First-Year Students Crossing the Library Threshold

Paula R. Dempsey, Heather Jagman
2016 portal: Libraries and the Academy  
Qualitative analysis of reflective essays by first-year students in an academic skills course documented outcomes related to the Association of College and Research Libraries Framework for Information  ...  classification, and balanced persistence with help-seeking.  ...  Acknowledgments This project is part of the program Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Stu-  ... 
doi:10.1353/pla.2016.0011 fatcat:lvdlgm7tefg6hauxfh5sbbapom

Stress and the ecology of urban experience: migrant mental lives in central Shanghai

Ash Amin, Lisa Richaud
2020 Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers  
This study is part of a larger project entitled "Migration, Mental Health, and the Chinese Mega-City", led by Nick Manning (principal investigator) and Nikolas Rose (co-investigator) at King's College  ...  The project was supported by the Economic and Social Research Council (grant no. ES/N010892/1) and Natural Science Foundation of China (grant no. 71,561,137,001).  ...  Among all of our informants Feifei, aged 25, stood out as the only one who admitted to suffering from, in his own words, dread, "thinking too much," and depression.  ... 
doi:10.1111/tran.12386 fatcat:3hnlqyxjxvfbtngswdxieeosbm

The silence of the archives: business history, post-colonialism and archival ethnography

Stephanie Decker
2013 Management & Organizational History  
Business historians working at business schools, however, need to better explicate their historical methodology, not theory, in order to communicate the value of archival research to social scientists,  ...  This paper seeks to outline an important aspect of historical methodology, which is data collection from archives.  ...  How to proceed when faced with too much material?  ... 
doi:10.1080/17449359.2012.761491 fatcat:codiouasnbhutliyk4vvh75bci

A day with things: using object encounters to write the present and the daily

Vanessa Berry
2021 Text: Journal of the Australian Association of Writing Programs  
Focussing on materiality, resonance and chance, and object encounters from the informal archives of the home, suburban street and op shop, the essay takes the form of a daily-life chronicle.  ...  In this fictocritical essay I enact methods and processes by which object encounters can be written and consider how the relationship between writer and objects can be coconstitutive.  ...  Assessing allure, seeking resonance, I go to the shelves of miscellanea. Amid the plasticware, stationery and odd items of giftware, I reach for a plastic case.  ... 
doi:10.52086/001c.23493 fatcat:x47tfdlqmjfd5eq7cxe7pqr3iy

Information Literacy (IL) in the Academic Context: Is There a Gap Between Employability Competencies and Student Information Literacy Skills? [chapter]

Jean-Philippe Accart
2018 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
for IL, and as such, brokered relationships between information professionals and other stakeholders.  ...  Nevertheless, I will borrow Hana Landová words to say, at the end, it is you, the conference participants, who create the experience.  ...  Organization Structure of Information Literacy Information literacy education has been performed at CAS for 10 years, with a continuous and collective effort of the Librarians at CAS libraries(The National  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-74334-9_12 fatcat:2erdciaa2vaezpjofphallkjla
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