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SLIS Faculty Research Spotlights (posted 11/12/12 - 1/14/13)

2013-01-18
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Students can follow SLIS faculty research is by regularly reviewing:

• Publications, Presentations, and Events:
a weekly listing of research activity as reported by the SLIS faculty.

This listing does not include all faculty activities, but it provides interesting highlights and perspectives on what SLIS faculty members do beyond the classroom. What conferences are SLIS faculty attending? With whom are they collaborating on publications? (Several of the articles below were co-authored with SLIS students.) Learn more about the profession while you are at SLIS — stay curious, be involved, and to talk with your professors about new trends.

Week of January 14, 2013

Blaise Cronin to receive the 2013 Derek de Solla Price Award and Medal awarded biannually for "outstanding contributions to the fields of quantitative studies of science."

Week of January 7, 2013

Copeland. Appointed to the Editorial Advisory Board of Collection Building.

Week of January 2, 2013

Walsh - Attending the Modern Language Association January 2-6. I will be participating in a panel on "The Third Degree: Joint Programs in Languages, Literature, and Libraries."

Week of December 17, 2012

Blaise Cronin. (2013). Editorial. Slow Food for Thought. Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 64(1), 1.

Carole J. Lee, Cassidy R. Sugimoto, Guo Zhang and Blaise Cronin. (2013). Bias in Peer Review. Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 64(1), 2-17.

Sabanovic, S., Milojević, S., Kaur, J. (2012). John McCarthy. IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine. 19(4): 99-106. [Invited paper]

Week of December 10, 2012

Katy Borner - Dec 13, Invited Talk at International Symposium on Science of Science and Innovation Policy organized by Innovation Policy Research Center in The University of Tokyo, Japan.
Dec 14, Sci2 Tool Tutorial at the Innovation Policy Research Center in The University of Tokyo, Japan.

Blaise Cronin: December 12-15, City University, London; University of Oxford.
Presentation, City University, Centre for Information Science: "The Numbers Game: Scholarly Communication and Digital Metrics"

John Walsh and H. Wayne Storey (Dept. of French and Italian in the College) were awarded a New Frontiers grant ($42,000) from the IU's Office of the Vice President for Research to begin development of the PetrArchive, a digital edition of an experimental subset of key texts in Petrarch’s Rerum vulgarium fragmenta (Rvf), using Wayne Storey’s new edition and commentary, and to encode, following the Text Encoding Initiative Guidelines, seven distinctive textual groupings of the work’s 366 texts that comprise the author’s poetry.

Week of November 26, 2012

Guo C., Zhang, J., and Liu, X (2013) Scientific Metadata Quality Enhancement for Scholarly Publications, iConference (Poster)

Zhao, X., Liu, X and Ye, Y. (2013) Characterizing the scholar h-index via full-text citation analysis, iConference (Poster)

Jingfeng Xia, "The new trends of big data in the United States," Presentation at Doctoral Student Colloquium on Library, Information Science and Documentation, Business School of Nankai University, in Tianjin, November 17, 2012.

Jingfeng Xia, "Information exchange and behavior in the environment of new technologies," Discussant at Doctoral Student Colloquium on Library, Information Science and Documentation, Business School of Nankai University, in Tianjin, November 17, 2012.

Jingfeng Xia, "Challenges and opportunities of academic libraries in the United States," Invited speech at the Seminar of Renmin University of China Library, Beijing, November 23, 2012

Week of November 19, 2012

Blaise Cronin: City University (London) and Edinburgh Napier University November 21: Invited talk at Edinburgh Napier University, "Metrics a la Mode: Scholarly Communication and Neo-bibliometric Indicators of Impact"

Week of November 12, 2012

Andrea Copeland. eBooks and eReaders. Panel presentation with Scott Tracey and Nick Schenkel at the Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference. November 13, 2012.

Irwin - “Developing a Collection Development Plan,” presented at Fall Institutional Libraries Workshop, Indianapolis, Nov. 13th

Tomas A. Lipinski - Item Number: 978-1-5557-0610-4, The Librarian's Legal Companion for Licensing Information Resources and Services

Jia, H. & Liu, X. (2013) Scientific Referential Metadata Creation with Information Retrieval and Labeled Topic Modeling. iConference

Liu, X. Zhang, J. & Guo, C. (2012). Full-Text Citation Analysis: A New Method to Enhance Scholarly Network, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Milojević, S. (2012). How Are Academic Age, Productivity and Collaboration Related to Citing Behavior of Researchers? PLoS ONE 7(11): e49176. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0049176

Posted January 18, 2013

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