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You Are a Document Too: Web Mining and IR for Next-Generation Information Literacy [chapter]

Bettina Berendt
Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
I will focus on data, documents, and information-related activities on the Web, which are analysed in Web mining and (Web) IR: 1.  ...  Information retrieval and data mining often assume a simple world: There are people with information needs who search -and find -information in sources such as documents or databases.  ...  I will focus on data, documents, and information-related activities on the Web, which are analysed in Web mining and (Web) IR: 1.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-78646-7_3 dblp:conf/ecir/Berendt08 fatcat:3e7uopze2rh25ocfvr4hrb43jm

Understanding Instructional Support Needs of Emerging Internet Users for Web-based Information Seeking

Naman K. Gupta, Carolyn Penstein Rose
2010 Zenodo  
As the wealth of information available on the Web increases, Web-based information seeking becomes a more and more important skill for supporting both formal education and lifelong learning.  ...  These issues continue to be problematic despite research in cross-linguistic information retrieval and machine translation, These technologies are still too brittle for extensive use by these user populations  ...  Thus, a very important next step will be to address these generality issues both with respect to search tasks and user populations.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3554739 fatcat:ldn3igq6ffayvf4lkiuojxhuhe

Intelligent scientific authoring tools: Interactive data mining for constructive uses of citation networks

B. Berendt, B. Krause, S. Kolbe-Nusser
2010 Information Processing & Management  
education -literacy Citation analysis a b s t r a c t Many powerful methods and tools exist for extracting meaning from scientific publications, their texts, and their citation links.  ...  and retrieval -search process, information filtering [H.3.5] Information storage and retrievalonline information services -Web-based services [K.3.2] Computers and educationcomputer and information science  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Lee Giles and Isaac Councill for providing us with the CiteSeer code and many answers to our questions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2009.08.002 fatcat:hljimotqfbhl7oehgbx6ntdqqu

Research and development in information retrieval

1984 Computer Compacts  
The objective of the workshop is to provide a forum and initiate collaborations between academics and industrial practitioners interested in making search more usable for users in general and for users  ...  Search services are typically created for average users (young or middle-aged adults without physical or mental disabilities) and information retrieval methods are based on their perception of relevance  ...  The papers selected for this workshop are a mixture of research, discussion and position papers.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0167-7136(84)90079-9 fatcat:jjlxxgzla5cktbztecnnpq42xe

Research and development in information retrieval

1985 Information & Management  
The objective of the workshop is to provide a forum and initiate collaborations between academics and industrial practitioners interested in making search more usable for users in general and for users  ...  Search services are typically created for average users (young or middle-aged adults without physical or mental disabilities) and information retrieval methods are based on their perception of relevance  ...  The papers selected for this workshop are a mixture of research, discussion and position papers.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0378-7206(85)90069-2 fatcat:2ujjtnq2vne3pjdxmdtwncc35m

Interactive Information Retrieval in Digital Environments

Pia Borlund
2009 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
general users of different types of IR systems with various ethnic backgrounds, education and literacy levels, computer skills, occupations, and other demographic characteristics" (p. 291).  ...  subject matter, and guidance to evaluate new information retrieval systems for the general public as well as for specific user groups."  ...  The book consists of numerous short chapters, which are in many ways reminiscent of blog entries since they are relatively short and focused on a single issue or problem.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.21110 fatcat:w5y2zomw7jdinh3qbpb3bjd32y

The World Wide Web and Active Learning in the International Relations Classroom

Lynn M. Kuzma
1998 PS: Political Science and Politics  
Many national and international newspapers are currently online. 4 These can be valuable resources for IR classes preparing to discuss current events or, to give a specific example, allow a Model United  ...  This greatly benefits faculty and students whose university libraries are not UN document depositories. Online information is current and often more complete than traditional information sources.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1049096500054937 fatcat:niuxai5pczhaxfgamjoesxlfti

The World Wide Web and Active Learning in the International Relations Classroom

Lynn M. Kuzma
1998 PS: Political Science and Politics  
Many national and international newspapers are currently online. 4 These can be valuable resources for IR classes preparing to discuss current events or, to give a specific example, allow a Model United  ...  This greatly benefits faculty and students whose university libraries are not UN document depositories. Online information is current and often more complete than traditional information sources.  ... 
doi:10.2307/420620 fatcat:r4czuvo5yvcv3ogswycggvw3ve

International Relations 2.0: The Implications of New Media for an Old Profession1

Charli Carpenter, Daniel W. Drezner
2010 International Studies Perspectives  
The International Relations (IR) profession has not fully taken stock of the way in which user-driven information technologies-including Blogger, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Wikipedia-are reshaping  ...  In this study, we reflect on the ways in which our own roles and identities as IR scholars have evolved since the advent of "Web 2.0": the second revolution in communications technology that redefined  ...  Web 2.0 technologies make it easier for users to create and share information on the World Wide Web.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1528-3585.2010.00407.x fatcat:donnvtg255f33epxarvl75vvfq

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

John Kennedy
2015 Australian Academic and Research Libraries  
for subject specialists.  ...  Johnson offers a comprehensive tour of this essential discipline and situates the fundamental ideas of collection development and management in a historical and theoretical perspective, bringing this modern  ...  SMS Reference Services for Libraries 23 Improving Students' Web Use and Information Literacy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Information 2.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Information  ... 
doi:10.1080/00048623.2015.1031628 fatcat:rop4yj6my5d3tcnsp5i6oxl2da

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

G.E. Gorman
2004 Library collections, acquisitions & technical services  
for subject specialists.  ...  Johnson offers a comprehensive tour of this essential discipline and situates the fundamental ideas of collection development and management in a historical and theoretical perspective, bringing this modern  ...  SMS Reference Services for Libraries 23 Improving Students' Web Use and Information Literacy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Information 2.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Information  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lcats.2004.08.007 fatcat:6th3kbcn65acfbnrholx3ebomy

Barriers and Enablers to Open Access Repository (OAR) Development and Management in African HLIs: Research from the LIBSENSE OAR Workshops in the UA, WACREN and ASREN Regions

Pamela Abbott, Kokui Appiah, Omo Oaiya
2020 Zenodo  
This paper reports on the results of a three-region survey and complementary focus group discussions held amongst the AfREN community of regional research and education networks (RRENs) in the three main  ...  regions overseen by these RENs, i.e., West and Central, Eastern and Southern, and Northern Africa.  ...  The lack of respect, too, for librarianship as a profession was noted (e.g. Table 6 ).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3884973 fatcat:i5nyeadku5aqlopqn5tlvd5oqu

Frontiers, challenges, and opportunities for information retrieval

James Allan, Bruce Croft, Alistair Moffat, Mark Sanderson
2012 SIGIR Forum  
Search as encountered in its most general form on the web is highly effective and convenient for a majority of search transactions.  ...  Information needs are often not about a ranked list of documents or snippets. The user wants information. The information may be scattered across documents. It may be explicit or implicit.  ...  web; or, automatically created from natural language processing by machines reading the web and the heterogeneous information networks discovered with techniques originated in the data mining community  ... 
doi:10.1145/2215676.2215678 fatcat:mo7fz7o5vzdrfkiisn2rdttg6y

Search as Learning (Dagstuhl Seminar 17092)

Kevyn Collins-Thompson, Preben Hansen, Claudia Hauff, Marc Herbstritt
2017 Dagstuhl Reports  
The motivation for the seminar stems from the fact that modern Web search engines are largely engineered and optimized to fulfill lookup tasks instead of complex search tasks.  ...  The latter though are an essential component of information discovery and learning.  ...  Recently the discussion about information literacy has become very popular especially when using web search engines and digital information repositories in educational settings.  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.7.2.135 dblp:journals/dagstuhl-reports/Collins-Thompson17 fatcat:4lxrrultkjac7elptw2mazwgci

Practices of research data curation in institutional repositories: A qualitative view from repository staff

Dong Joon Lee, Besiki Stvilia, Hussein Suleman
2017 PLoS ONE  
The paper can inform the development of best practice guides, infrastructure and service templates, as well as education in research data curation in Library and Information Science (LIS) schools.  ...  Based on 13 interviews with 15 IR staff members from 13 large research universities in the United States, this paper provides a rich, qualitative description of research data curation and use practices  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank all interview participants for their valuable input on this study. Author Contributions Conceptualization: DL BS.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173987 pmid:28301533 pmcid:PMC5354423 fatcat:wi3howozkfbjrcgmufq6hg5upu
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