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2023 Annual Meeting Papers

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A Study of COVID-19 Information Behaviors Among Black Americans
Brenton Stewart and Boryung Ju, Louisiana State University, USA; Jessie Walker, Washington University in St. Louis, USA


An Investigation of the Use of Theories in Misinformation Studies
Lydia Ogbadu-Oladapo, Hsin-Husan Chung, Jiyuan Li, and Jiangping Chen, University of North Texas, USA


Audit Team Communication and Risk in Trustworthy Digital Repository Certification
Rebecca Frank and Jessica Wylie, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, USA; Einstein Center Digital Future, Germany


Characterizing and Early Predicting User Performance for Adaptive Search Path Recommendation
Ben Wang and Jiqun Liu, University of Oklahoma, USA


Charting the Australian COVID-19 Information Flow: Implications for  Information Policy
Waseem Afzal, Charles Sturt University, Australia; Jia Tina Du, University of South Australia, Australia; Ammar Haider, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Pakistan; Lu An, Wuhan University, People's Republic of China; Safirotu Khoir, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia; Syeda Hina Batool Shahid, University of the Punjab, Pakistan


Curating for Contrarian Communities: Data Practices of Anthropogenic Climate Change Skeptics (3rd place best long paper award)
Morgan Wofford, University of Michigan, USA; Andrea Thomer, University of Arizona, USA


Data Flourishing: Developing Human-Centered Data Science through Communities of Ethical Practice
Alex Poole, Drexel University, USA


“Data Turf Wars”: Territorial Barriers in Interorganisational Data Sharing
Lihong Zhou, Jiangfeng Hu, Di Wang, and Ruiyang Tu, Wuhan University, People's Republic of China; Qing Wu, Wuhan Union Hospital, People's Republic of China


Development of a Recordkeeping Culture in Community-Based Organisations in Bangladesh
Viviane Frings-Hessami, Md Khalid Hossain, and Joy Bhowmik, Monash University, Australia; Jemima Meem, United International University, Bangladesh


Digital Ownership: The Case of E-Books
Xiaohua Awa Zhu, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA


Electronic Health Records and Cyber Hygiene: A Qualitative Study of the Awareness, Knowledge, and Experience of Physicians in Kuwait
Reem Alkhaledi and Suliman Hawamdeh, University of North Texas, USA


Engaging Participants in Online Interviews: Lessons Learned from Implementing a Participatory Visual Approach in Two Explorative Health Information Behavior Studies
Leyla Dewitz, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany


Enriching Library Holdings for English Language Learners
Matthew Durward, University of Canterbury, New Zealand; Peter Organisciak, University of Denver, USA


Examining Social Media Policy and Records Management in Massachusetts Municipal Governments
Adam Kriesberg, Simmons University, USA


Exploring Gender Disparities in Experiences of Being Hacked Using Twitter Data: A Focus on the Third-Level Digital Divide
Ern Chern Khor and Moon Choi, KAIST, Republic of South Korea


Exploring Information Behavior Patterns in Response to False and Misleading Health Information
Paulina Bressel, Leyla Dewitz, and Elke Greifeneder, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany


“Finding a Way to Say ‘No’”: Library Employees’ Responses to Sexual Harassment as Emotional Labour
Danielle Allard, Tami Oliphant, and Angela Lieu, University of Alberta, Canada


Finding the Aha! Moment of Search: A Preliminary Examination of Insight Learning During Search
Xinyue Wang and Chang Liu, Peking University, People's Republic of China


Friction and Bodily Discomfort: Transgender Experiences of Embodied Knowledge and Information Practices (Doctoral Dissertation Award)
Aira Huttunen, University of Oulu, Finland


From Principles to Practice: Comparative Analysis of European and United States Ethical AI Frameworks for Assessment and Methodological Application
Cameron Pierson, L3S Research Center, Germany and Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand; Elisabeth Hildt, L3S Research Center, Germany and Illinois Institute of Technology, USA


“Garbage Bags Full of Files”: Exploring Sociotechnical Perceptions of Formats Within the Recovery and Reuse of Scientific Data
Travis WagnerUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; Katrina Fenlon and Amanda Sorensen, University of Maryland, USA


“Get Our Feet Wet and Hands Dirty”: Black Community-Based Librarianship and the Fight Against Information Poverty, 1940-1975 (1st place best long paper award)
Alex Poole, Drexel University, USA


“How Do You Measure a Relationship?” Assessment and Evaluation Challenges of Knowledge Exchange Activities in Information Work
Heather O'Brien, Kristina McDavid, and Jess Yao, University of British Columbia, Canada


How Does TikTok Contribute to Collective Sensemaking? A Case Study on Multi-Modal Crisis Discourse
Christy Khoury, Alexander Smith, Una Joh, Yiran Duan, and Jeff Hemsley, Syracuse University, USA


Hyper-Local Fear of Crime: Identifying Linguistic Cues of Fear in Crime Talk on Reddit
Qunfang Wu, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA; Jeff Hemsley, Syracuse University, USA


In a Perfect World: Exploring the Desires and Realities for Digitized Historical Image Archives.
Elina Late, Hille Ruotsalainen, and Sanna Kumpulainen, Tampere University, Finland


Interdisciplinary Topic Link Prediction Based on Co-Word Network: A Case Study on Digital Humanities
Chaoguang Huo,Yueji Han, Fanfan Huo, and Xiaobin Lu, Renmin University of China, People's Republic of China; Chenwei Zhang, University of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China


Investigating the Contribution of Pakistani e-Libraries (Pilot Project) in Promoting Health Awareness for the Attainment of Sustainable Development Goal-3
Saira Hanif Soroya and Anthony Faiola, University of Kentucky, USA; Ashraf Sharif, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan


“It’s Like After Cooking, if I Don’t do the Dishes”: The Untidy but Inspirational PIM of Visual Artists.
Helene Hellmich and Jesse Dinneen, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany


Learning About What’s Most Important: Incorporating Values Into the Design of Library Learning Experiences for Underserved Groups
Kathleen Campana, Kent State University, USA; Jacqueline Kociubuk, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA; J. Elizabeth Mills, WebJunction, OCLC, USA; Michelle Martin, University of Washington, USA


Mapping the Digital Divides in Smartphone Usage in the USA: A Triangulation of Large-Scale Mobile Log and Survey Data
Pu Yan, Peking University, People's Republic of China; Jie Zhao, University of Manchester, UK


Meeting People Where They Are: Fostering Informational Justice in Hyper-Local Engagements Around COVID-19 Misinformation in New Jersey
Britt Paris and Khadijah Costley-White, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA


Mixed Methods Framework for Understanding Visual Frames in Social Movements
Laura Werthmann Dozal, University of Arizona, USA


Mutual Sustainability Among Communities and their Knowledge Infrastructures
Katrina Fenlon, Alia Fatima Reza, Jessica Grimmer, and Travis Wagner, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA


Negativity Bias During Information Seeking, Processing, and Sensemaking about a Policy Debate: An Eye-Tracking Experiment
Yingtong Liu, Jiajia Zhang, and Pengyi Zhang, Peking University, People's Republic of China


“Our Metadata, Ourselves”: The Trans Metadata Collective
Brian Watson, University of British Columbia, Canada; Devon Murphy, University of Texas Libraries, USA; Beck Schaefer, Osgoode Hall Law School - York University, Canada; Jackson Huang, University of Michigan, USA


Person-Oriented Ontologies Analysis for Digital Humanities Collections from a Metadata Crosswalk Perspective
Rui Liu and George Buchanan, University of Melbourne, Australia; Dana Mckay, RMIT University, Australia; University of Melbourne, Australia


Refueling Mental Health: Digital Reading Predicts Psychological Resilience for Left-Behind Children in Rural China
Liang Zhao, Zihan Zeng, Yachen Zhang, and Jiayi Liu, Wuhan University, People's Republic of China


‘Routine Infrastructuring’: How Social Scientists Appropriate Resources to Deposit Qualitative Data to ICPSR and Implications for FAIR and CARE
Sarah Bratt, University of Arizona, USA


Sharing Qualitative Interview Data in Dialogue with Research Participants
Live Kvale, University of Oslo, Norway; Nils Pharo, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway; Peter Darch, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA


Social VR: A Promising Platform for Enhancing Mental Wellness Among College Students (Pratt Severn Award)

Xinyue {Sally} You, The University of Texas at Austin, USA


Stronger Than Yesterday: Investigating Peoples’ Experiences of View Strengthening on Social Media
Sabrina Beall and Stephann Makri, City, University of London, UK; Dana Mckay, RMIT University, Australia


Study on the Characteristics of Cross-Domain Knowledge Diffusion from Science to Policy: Evidence from Overton Data
Chao Ren, Renmin University of China, People's Republic of China; Menghui Yang, Key Laboratory of Data Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, Ministry of Education in China (DEKE), and Renmin University of China, People's Republic of China


The Convivial Capabilities Checklist: Translating Makerspace Research into Practice
Shannon Crawford Barniskis, University of Kentucky, USA


The Hipátia Model: Paths Toward the Brazilian Archival Digital Preservation Era
Tiago Braga, Instituto Brasileiro de Informação em Ciência e Tecnologia, Brazil; Programa de Pós Graduacão em Ciência da Informação IBICT/UFRJ, Brazil; Larissa Alves, Instituto Brasileiro de Informação em Ciência e Tecnologia, Brazil


The Mining of China's Policies against COVID-19 from Policy Targets and Policy Tools Perspectives
Chaoguang Huo, Xinru Li, and Fanfan Huo, Renmin University of China, People's Republic of China; Chenwei Zhang, The University of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China


The New Information Retrieval Problem: Data Availability
Sarika Sharma and Amelia Acker, The University of Texas at Austin, USA; James Wilson, Yubing Tian, and Megan Finn, University of Washington, USA


Towards Equitable Healthcare: A Cross-Dataset Analysis of Healthcare and Telehealth Access
Ebtesam Al Haque and Brittany Johnson, George Mason University, USA; Angela Smith, The University of Texas at Austin, USA


Trust in Search Engines: Developing a Trust Measure and Applying It in an Experiment (Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award)
Helena Häußler, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany


Understanding Reactions in Human-Robot Encounters with Autonomous Quadruped Robots
Yao-Cheng Chan and Elliott Hauser, The University of Texas at Austin, USA


Using Explainable AI to Understand Team Formation and Team Impact
Huimin Xu, Maytal Saar-Tsechansky, and Ying Ding, The University of Texas at Austin, USA; Min Song, Yonsei University, South Korea


Voices of the Stacks: A Multifaceted Inquiry into Academic Librarians’ Tweets
Souvick Ghosh and James Thajudeen, San José State University, USA


Welding Instructors’ Perspectives on Using AI Technology in Welding Training
Tina Lassiter, Chelsea Collier, Kenneth Fleischmann, and Sherri Greenberg, The University of Texas at Austin, USA


What Is a Person? Emerging Interpretations of AI Authorship and Attribution
Heather Moulaison-Sandy, University of Missouri, USA


"What is a Wave But 1000 Drops Working Together?" The Role of Public Libraries in Addressing Health Information Disparities for LGBTQIA+ Communities (2nd place best long paper award)
Vanessa Kitzie, Nick Vera, and Valerie Vera, University of South Carolina, USA; Travis Wagner, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA



A Preliminary Investigation of the Effects of Open Review on Citation Impact
Tiantian Liang, Zhuosheng Zhong, Hui Li, and Xi Wang, Central University of Finance and Economics, People's Republic of China; Zhiya Zuo, City University of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China

An Examination of the Real-World Appraisal Practices of Archivists
James Faulkner III and Jeonghyun {Annie} Kim, Univeristy of North Texas, USA


Anti-Black Racism, Anti-immigrant Sentiment, and Misinformation: A Recipe for Profound Societal Harm
Ana Ndumu, University of Maryland, USA; Nenna Orie Chuku, University College London, UK


Below the Surface: Analyzing the Level of Detail and Depth of Coverage in Library and Information Science Syllabi Addressing Disability and Accessibility
Rea Simons, Kevin Mallary, Jackie Nikiema, and Evan Dorman, Old Dominion University, USA; Clayton Copeland, The University of South Carolina, USA


Computational Thematic Analysis of Poetry via Bimodal Large Language Models
Kahyun Choi, Indiana University Bloomington, USA


Connecting iSchools and Society Through Scientific Research: A Worldwide Exploratory Study
Di Wang and Lihong Zhou, Wuhan University, People's Republic of China; Gobinda Chowdhury, University of Strathclyde, UK


Conversations on the Invisibility of PIM, Approaching Themes, and New Avenues of Research
Amber Cushing, University College Dublin, Ireland; Vanessa Reyes, East Carolina University, USA ; Robert Ferguson, McGill University, Canada


DataChat: Prototyping a Conversational Agent for Dataset Search and Visualization
Lizhou Fan, Sara Lafia, Lingyao Li, Fangyuan Yang, and Libby Hemphill, University of Michigan, USA


Detection of Musical Borrowing Using Data Science
Steven Walczak, University of South Florida, USA; Thomas Moore-Pizon, Jr., Kaiser University and University of South Florida, USA


Developing Management and Leadership Course: A Case Study
Irene Lopatovska and Eesha Parasnis, Pratt Institute, USA


Development and Validation of a Data Literacy Assessment Scale
Jeonghyun {Annie} Kim, Lingzi Hong, Sarah Evans, Erin Rice-Oyler, and Irhamni Ali, University of North Texas, USA


Exploring Applications and User Experience with Generative AI Tools: A Content Analysis of Reddit Posts on ChatGPT
Wonchan Choi, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA; Yan Zhang, The University of Texas at Austin, USA; Besiki Stvilia, Florida State University, USA


Exploring Information Seeking and PIM Practices of Early-Career Researchers: Insights into Navigating Academic Transitions
Lilach Alon, Tel Hai College, Israel; Amber Cushing, University College Dublin, Ireland


Exploring the Information Cues of Danmaku Comments to Stimulate Users' Affective Generation in Reaction Videos
Xujie Ye and Yuxiang {Chris} Zhao, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, People's Republic of China; Jinhao Li, City University of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China; Yan Zhang, Nanjing University, People's Republic of China; Preben Hansen, Stockholm University, Sweden


Exploring the Relationship Between Sci-Hub and Medical Literature
Zakayo Kjellström, Umeå Universitet, Sweden


From Ice Cores to Dinosaurs: Curation Behaviors of Physical Collections Managers
Wade Bishop, Sidney Gavel, and Emily Chapin, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, USA; Sarah Kansa, University of California-Berkeley, USA; Andrea Thomer, University of Arizona, USA; Sarah Ramdeen, Northrup Grumman, USA


Geofence Warrants, Geospatial Innovation, and Implications for Data Privacy
Catherine McGowan, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA


How Are Policy Document Mentions to Academic Papers Accumulated?
Houqiang Yu and Renfeng Yao, Sun Yat-sen University, People's Republic of China


How Information Science Research Can Contribute to Development of Dementia-Friendly Communities
Sanjica Faletar and Kornelija Petr Balog, University of Osijek, Croatia


“I Am in a Privileged Situation”: Examining the Factors Promoting Inequity in Open Access Publishing
Philips Ayeni, McGill University, Canada


Information in Crisis Mode? A Conceptual Analysis of the Information Crisis Discourse
Alison Hicks and Rebecca Noone, University College London, UK


Information Practices, Plural: Exploring Multiplicity and Mutual Constitution of Practices (3rd place best short paper award)
Sarah Polkinghorne, RMIT University, Australia


Investigating Academic Graph-Based Factors Behind Funding Success in National Institutes of Health
Tianqianjin Lin, Zhuoren Jiang, Weikang Yuan, Cui Huang, and Zhejiang University, People's Republic of China; Qian Wang and Xiaozhong Liu, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA; Patricia Mabry, HealthPartners Institute, USA


Investigating OA Practices of STM Journals: Insights from Editors in China
Jingjia Ding, Jie Xu, Wenqi Fu, and Qing Fang, Wuhan University, People's Republic of China


Involving Older Users in Design of Patient Accessible Electronic Health Records: Exploring the Potential of Open-Ended Questions
Kristina Eriksson-Backa, Åbo Akademi University, Finland; Heidi Enwald and Noora Hirvonen, University of Oulu, Finland; Isto Huvila, Uppsala University, Sweden


Older Adults’ Attitudes Toward Digital Technology and Perceptions of Its Usefulness: Example of the City of Osijek, Croatia
Kornelija Petr Balog, Sanjica Faletar, and Tomislav Jakopec, University of Osijek, Croatia


Practices of the “Library as Place” in Norway
Marika Kawamoto, Yamanashi Eiwa College, Japan; Masanori Koizumi, University of Tsukuba, Japan


Seize the Initiative: In-Process LGBTQ+ Research Findings and Their Impact on Connecting Practices in New Zealand GLAMU Institutions
Alison Day, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand


Spontaneous Learning Environments: Manipulating Readability and Cohesion in Support of Searching as Learning
Samuel Dodson, University at Buffalo, USA; Luanne Sinnamon and Rick Kopak, University of British Columbia, Canada


Studying Lived Experience and Automated Systems: The Case of Universal Credit
Morgan Currie and Lena Podoletz, University of Edinburgh, UK


Teenagers and Videoconference Fatigue: A Preliminary Analysis from an Affordance-Based Approach
Chei Sian Lee, Benjamin Li, and Qian Wu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


The Causality Between Offensive Language Use and Negative Emotions in the Public Event: An Empirical Study Using Convergent Cross Mapping
Miaomiao Chen, Lu An, and Gang Li, Wuhan University, People's Republic of China


The Triple Helix Interactions Among Universities, Industries, and Governments: Case of Climate Change Field
Wenjing Xiong, Yijia Song, and Hui-zhen Fu, Zhejiang University, People's Republic of China


Theorizing Cultural Heritage Informatics as the Intersection of Heritage, Memory, and Information (2nd place best short paper award)
Sebastian Modrow and Tyler Youngman, Syracuse University, USA


Transforming Indigenous Knowledges Stewardship Praxis Through an Ethics of Care (1st place best short paper award)
Chern Li Liew and Ailsa Lipscombe, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand


Trend of Collaboration in STEM Education in Informal Learning Institutions Based on IMLS-funded Projects
Soo Hyeon Kim and Ayoung Yoon, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA; JooYoung Seo, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA


Tuning out the Noise: Benchmarking Entity Extraction for Digitized Native American Literature
Nikolaus Nova Parulian, Ryan Dubnicek, Daniel Evans, Yuerong Hu, Glen Layne-Worthey, and J. Stephen Downie, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; Raina Heaton and Kun Lu, University of Oklahoma, USA; Raymond Orr, Dartmouth College, USA; Isabella Magni, University of Sheffield, UK; John Walsh, Indiana Univeristy, USA


Using Ontology to Organize Chinese Ancient Books in the Digital Age
Linxu Wang, Tong Wei, and Jun Wang, Peking University, People's Republic of China


Using Playful Metaphors to Conceptualize Practical Use of ChatGPT: An Autoethnography
Smit Desai and Michael Twidale, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA


When Push Comes to Pull: Place, Mobility, and Information Access for Vehicle Residents
Kaitlin Montague, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA