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SIG SM Digest January 2021

Publications (Conference/Journal Papers)

We are excited to share the latest publications from the SIG SM community for the SIG SM community.
Thank you Catherine Dumas and Han Zheng for sharing your research.


We are also delighted to share with you personal updates from our SIG SM members:

  • Ann Graf
    • will be presenting her research on Covid-related themes in graffiti art shared on Instagram in the first couple months of the pandemic.
      Her paper “Images of Covid-19 Graffiti on Instagram," has been accepted for the Twelfth International Conference on The Image, Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon, School of Education, Lisbon, Portugal. September 13-14, 2021. The theme of the conference is "Picture a Pandemic: Considering the Social Construction of Meaning in Digital Networks." More information on the conference is available here:
  • Alicia Takaoka
    • is being selected for the SMART Data Sprint winter 2021 cohort. They will be working on issues related to platformization.
  • Catherine Dumas
    • was one of the Organizers for this workshop at ASIS&T this year: Crowston, K., Fleishman, K., Mostafa, J., Lin, X., Shah, C., Karami, A., Jarrahi, M.H., & Dumas, C. (2020). Best Practices for Grant Proposal Development: NSF, NIH, IMLS, IARPA, Amazon, and Google. 83rd Annual Meeting Association for Information Science & Technology, Pittsburgh, PA, October 23-28, 2020.
    • also adopted two kittens from a rescue shelter: they were 3.5 months old when I got them last month. They are named Sunshine and Luke. They are brother and sister.
  • Arjun Sabharwal presented
    • "BitCurator Environments in Archives: Collaboration Architectures and Workflow for Digital Preservation." at the 2020 BitCurator Users Forum, October 14, 2020 [virtual conference].
    • "Open Journal System at the University of Toledo: Migration, Digital Preservation, and Knowledge Management" at the Michigan Academy of Sciences and Letters 2020 Conference, September 26, 2020 [virtual conference].
    • "Historical Visualizations: The Visual Literacy Continuum as Framework for Using Archives in the Digital Humanities." at the 2020 Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association, September 25, 2020 [virtual conference].
    • "Digital Rights and Open Access: Using the Digital Repository as a Hub for Public Humanities Collaboration." at Network Detroit: Digital Humanities Theory and Practice, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, September 2019.