Drexel University’s College of Computing & Informatics at ASIS&T Annual Meeting 2015

Several members of the Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics (CCI) community will be participating in workshops, panels and poster presentations at this year’s 78th Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch in St. Louis, Missouri (Nov. 6-10, 2015).

In addition, CCI Professor Denise Agosto will be presented with the 2015 ASIS&T Thomson Reuters Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award at the meeting’s Annual Awards Luncheon on Tues., Nov. 10 at noon.

The following CCI faculty, professional staff and doctoral students (listed in bold) will be participating in the Annual Meeting:

Monday, Nov. 9

1:30 p.m. – Paper: Controlled Vocabularies for Scientific Data: Users and Desired Functionalities
Authors: Yue Zhang (Doctoral Student), Adrian Ogletree (Research Project Manager), Jane Greenberg (Alice B. Kroeger Professor), Chelcie Rowell

3:30 p.m. – Panel: Standing Out in the Academic LIS Job Market: An Interactive Panel for Doctoral Students
Panelists: Rajesh Singh, St. John’s University; Karen Miller, University of South Carolina; Lorraine Richards (Assistant Professor), Drexel University; Nicole A. Cooke, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Carolyn Hank, University of Tennessee; Barbara H. Kwasnik, Syracuse University; Howard Rosenbaum, Indiana University. Moderator: Naresh K. Agarwal, Simmons College

6:30 p.m. – President’s Reception Featuring Posters

“’Nothing as practical as a good theory.’ Does Lewin’s Maxim Still Have Salience in the Applied Social Sciences?”
Author: Katherine W. McCain (Professor Emeritus)
“Culture and Information Architecture: A Study of American and Arab Academic Websites.”
Authors: Houda El Mimouni (Doctoral Student), Drexel University, and Craig MacDonald, Pratt Institute
“A Scientometric Comparative Study of Single-walled and Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes Research.”
Authors: Geet Lahoti, Georgia Institute of Technology; Meen Chul Kim (Doctoral Student), Drexel University; and Jan Youtie, Alan L. Porter, Chuck Zhang, Ben Wang and Diana Hicks, all of Georgia Institute of Technology
“Quantitative Exploration into the Diffusion Process of Creative Ideas in Economics: Nobel Prize Laureates.”
Authors: Meen Chul Kim, Qing Ping, Yongjun Zhu and Yuanyuan Feng (All Doctoral Students)
“Does Author Affiliation Reputation Affect Uncitedness?”
Authors: Wen Lou, Wuhan University, China, and Jiangen He (Doctoral Student), Drexel University

Tuesday, Nov. 10

8:30 a.m. – Panel: Impact-Driven Work: Tearing Down the Firewalls between Research and Practice
Panelists: Denise E. Agosto (Professor), Drexel University; Denise A.D. Bedford, Georgetown University; Michael Khoo (Assistant Teaching Professor), Drexel University; Delia Neuman (Professor),Drexel University
3:30 p.m. – Panel: Cultural Diversity in LIS Research: National and International Communities as Context
Panelists: Denise Agosto (Professor), Drexel University; Bella Jing Zhang, Sun Yat-sen University, China; Kristene Unsworth (Assistant Professor, ASIS&T SIG-IEP Chair), Drexel University; Jenny Bossaller, University of Missouri; Deborah Turner (Assistant Professor), Drexel University

Please visit the 2015 ASIS&T Annual Meeting program webpage for more details and a complete schedule of events.

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