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Automatically Selecting Striking Images for Social Cards [article]

Shawn M. Jones and Michele C. Weigle and Martin Klein and Michael L. Nelson
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Also, social cards are often not generated correctly for archived web resources, including pages that lack or predate standards for specifying striking images.  ...  To allow previewing a web page, social media platforms have developed social cards: visualizations consisting of vital information about the underlying resource.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank Jian Wu and Alexander Nwala for conversations that inspired parts of this research.  ... 
arXiv:2103.04899v1 fatcat:eufvxphcnjhsxegzzlixtx2x6m

SLIS Connecting, Volume 3, Issue 2

Teresa S. Welsh, Stacy Creel
2014 SLIS Connecting  
The authors performed research to get a better understanding of the evolution of the Web, as well as the use of technologies that deal with dynamic updates for disabled users.  ...  In Spindler's (2002) study, the author wanted to have a better understanding of the state of accessibility among college library Web sites.  ...  Flesch Reading Ease An algorithm used to rate the text of a Web site for understanding.  ... 
doi:10.18785/slis.0302.09 fatcat:rkqmvukx4vdbvovtbqmtk5indu

Web Archives: The Future(s)

Eric T. Meyer, Arthur Thomas, Ralph Schroeder
2011 Social Science Research Network  
Immediate challenge: How researchers will make use of these national archives is still not clear. Many are still in the planning stages.  ...  In addition, we would like to express our thanks to the following individuals who have provided comments, suggestions, and opinions that have helped shaped the content of this report:  ...  .  Development of much better ways for users to understand the "Gestalt" of single or multiple collections.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1830025 fatcat:iqdl4bj4hzbsbj3awnyryfwctm

Introduction [chapter]

2021 Trading Zones of Digital History  
Both Google Books and the OCA provide full-text search within a book in the web interface, but only Google Books provides full-text search on the entire collection of books. 153 While the OCA maintained  ...  The archival turn led to an understanding of archives as structuring the perspective on the past.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110682106-001 fatcat:z32r2tjapzelxkeitozlrwa5oy

Making GIScience research more open access

Bin Jiang
2011 International Journal of Geographical Information Science  
This is the editorial for the special issue on "data-intensive geospatial computing", which I guest edited with the International Journal of Geographical Information Science (Taylor & Francis).  ...  This editorial elaborates on scholarly communication, with particular attention to publishing data alongside papers and the emergence of open access journals, in order to make our research more open access  ...  ) to better understand individuals and collectives, or society as a whole.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13658816.2011.585613 fatcat:trkqcpfb3rfotpswkxeafsscba

Media studies research in the data-driven age: How research questions evolve

Marc Bron, Jasmijn Van Gorp, Maarten de Rijke
2015 Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
This work confirms findings of previous work in this area using a previously unstudied group of researchers, as well as providing new details about how research questions evolve.  ...  Specifically, we show how research questions are related to the availability and accessibility of data as well as new information sources for contextualization of the research topic.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank our reviewers and the editors for thoughtful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.23458 fatcat:rxugrjh6unfxfpnuy3whwzmqpe

Designing Affordable Technologies to Integrate Citizens in Early Warning Activities

Paloma Díaz, Teresa Onorati, Marco Romano, Ignacio Aedo
2018 Proceedings (MDPI)  
Early warning consists of monitoring precursors of a potential hazard to understand if it is evolving to a real risk and then be able to orchestrate an early response before the event happens in order  ...  It mainly consists on collecting updated and reliable data that can help emergency operators to understand how a situation is evolving and project its consequences, that is, to support situation awareness  ...  Citizens can contribute by providing updated data on the precursors of a specific hazard (for instance how dryness is affecting an area) that should then be provided in a manageable and understandable  ... 
doi:10.3390/proceedings2191253 fatcat:ddrqr2rurbgwhcspqankda2srq

Harvard's Library Digital Initiative

Dale Flecker
2000 D-Lib Magazine  
Many digital library projects involve the construction of individual web sites to provide description and navigation of specific collections.  ...  Collection Web Sites.  ... 
doi:10.1045/november2000-flecker fatcat:p3yz43wbd5axfoz7geesgf64ju

Time-to-Event Modeling for Predicting Hacker IRC Community Participant Trajectory

Victor Benjamin, Hsinchun Chen
2014 2014 IEEE Joint Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference  
Results indicate that participation volume, discussion of pertinent topics, and social interconnectedness are all important at varying levels for identifying participants within hacker communities that  ...  Using both the Kaplan-Meier model and Cox's model, we are able to develop predictions on individuals' participation trajectory based on a series of message content and social network features.  ...  The Kaplan-Meier model is particularly useful for providing a "big picture" perspective in terms of survival probability, and will help us understand the typical participant's behavior within our selected  ... 
doi:10.1109/jisic.2014.14 dblp:conf/isi/BenjaminC14 fatcat:obpgo33ejbdr3im6s4iuonvo6u

Perceptions and Understandings of Archives in the Digital Age

Caitlin Patterson
2016 The American Archivist  
Findings provide an overall picture of perceptions of archives, including expectations for access, perceptions of the value of archives, and the general image and understandings of archives and archivists  ...  Results also show correlations between these perceptions and expectations for digital access to information, as well as with the places respondents encountered archives.  ...  These responses provided qualitative data on people's views and understandings of archives.  ... 
doi:10.17723/0360-9081-79.2.339 fatcat:qwwpls7xjjhl7cqgwstedfejx4

Digital information and the "privatisation of knowledge"

Nicholas Joint
2007 Library Review  
Joint, N. (2007) Digital information and the 'privatisation of knowledge'. Library Review, 56 (8). pp. 659-665.  ...  Australian Library Collections Task Force (2001) However, in the intervening six years, commercial electronic journal providers have become more and more able to offer some sort of facility for providing  ...  As recently as 2001, collection development librarians were lamenting about archival e-journal back-sets: "Few electronic journal providers have an archiving policy in place to ensure access into the future  ... 
doi:10.1108/00242530710817983 fatcat:gl354653b5dddhbyalfbz25hxe

The History of Information Retrieval Research

M. Sanderson, W. B. Croft
2012 Proceedings of the IEEE  
computers to search for items that are relevant to a user's query.  ...  This paper describes a brief history of the research and development of information retrieval systems starting with the creation of electro-mechanical searching devices, through to the early adoption of  ...  , and specialisations for particular collection types (e.g. social media, multimedia, etc.).  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2012.2189916 fatcat:edydiz3g6fbjvgldote2k7u56y

Representations of Race, Gender and Ability in School Photography

Eric Margolis
2000 Education Policy Analysis Archives  
To the extent these sites function as important resources for teachers and students searching for primary source documents for history and social studies projects, the archives convey significantly biased  ...  These very large photograph collections were searched for representations of race, gender, and physical ability.  ...  by their exchange value, by studying the development of the virtual archive and providing the kind of social and historiographic scholarship necessary to understanding.  ... 
doi:10.14507/epaa.v8n31.2000 fatcat:fqv7oyfwtvcifhagr6znxn7mhe

Reuse of Wikimedia Commons Cultural Heritage Images on the Wider Web

Elizabeth Joan Kelly
2019 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
More research needs to be conducted to determine if notability of institution or collection affects likelihood of reuse, as preliminary results show a weak correlation between number of images searched  ...  Notable People, people, historic events, and buildings and locations were the most widely reused topics of digital cultural heritage both within Wikimedia projects and beyond, while social, media gallery  ...  Social media platforms like Pinterest, which allow users to curate personal collections of images, blog posts, and other media from the web, have an "archival shape" due to their infrastructure that captures  ... 
doi:10.18438/eblip29575 fatcat:iy5hvrfzbjdttn26z4ghs2zl6i

Reflections on Archival User Studies

Hea Lim Rhee
2015 Reference and user services quarterly  
It discusses findings and gives suggestions for further archival user studies.  ...  This study examines and analyzes the US and Canadian literature on archival user studies to trace their past, characterize their present, and uncover the issues and challenges facing the archival community  ...  This would require archival institutions to better understand their users through user studies.  ... 
doi:10.5860/rusq.54n4.29 fatcat:k4a6y42efvcuvjch677vbfd2pu
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