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  • Hara, Noriko; Alsarhan, Hesham; Kilburn, John; Ynalvez, Marcus; Ynalvez, Ruby; Chen, Kuo-Hua (American Society for Information Science & Technology, 2010-10)
    In this paper we describe preliminary results of a three-year project that examines the enculturation of doctoral students in life science programs in Taiwan, Japan, and Singapore. The purpose of the study is to examine ...
  • Finlay, C.S; Sugimoto, C.R; Li, D; Russell, T.G (University of Chicago Press, 2012)
    This article examines the topicality of Library and Information Science (LIS) dissertations written between 1930 and 2009 at schools with American Library Association (ALA)-accredited university programs in North America. ...
  • Pierce, Jennifer Burek; Shaw, Debora (Elsevier, 2005)
    The Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature (RGPL) has been described as a cultural barometer. It supports scholars of history and culture by providing access to ideas circulated via the mass media in earlier times, but ...
  • Tang, Haixu; Lynch, Michael; Kim, Sun; Gao, Xiang; Schaack, Sarah; Rho, Mina (BioMed Central, 2010-07-09)
    Background: Long terminal repeat (LTR) retroelements represent a successful group of transposable elements (TEs)that have played an important role in shaping the structure of many eukaryotic genomes. Here, we present a ...
  • Börner, Katy (Pion Publications, 2007-07)
    In this paper I discuss and compare different approaches to collecting, interlinking, organizing, and making sense of scholarly knowledge and expertise in a comprehensive and timely fashion. ‘Comprehensive’ refers to the ...
  • Boyack, Kevin W.; Börner, Katy; Klavans, Richard (Springer Verlag, 2009)
    How does our collective scholarly knowledge grow over time? What major areas of science exist and how are they interlinked? Which areas are major knowledge producers; which ones are consumers? Computational scientometrics ...
  • Wild, David J.; Desai, Pankaj; Qiu, Judy; Moorthy, Ganesh; Chen, Bin; Shin, Jae Hong; Sun, Yuyin; Wang, Huijun; Ding, Ying; Tang, Jie; ... (Public Library of Science, 2011-12-06)
    Much life science and biology research requires an understanding of complex relationships between biological entities (genes, compounds, pathways, diseases, and so on). There is a wealth of data on such relationships in ...
  • Shaw, Debora; Davis, Charles H. (John Wiley and Sons, 1996)
    Members of the Modern Language Association of America (MLA) were surveyed about their use of computer-based tools. A questionnaire was sent to 1,000 randomly-selected members in the U.S., with 500 sent via paper mail and ...
  • Shachaf, Pnina (Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co., 2003)
    Library consortia development processes were examined from an ecological approach, combining historical perspective, dynamic developmental approach, and social structure, stressing the issues of permeable boundaries in ...
  • Shaw, Debora; Vaughan, Lewin (Springer Verlag, 2008)
    A sample of 1,483 publications, representative of the scholarly production of LIS faculty, was searched in Web of Science (WoS), Google, and Google Scholar. The median number of citations found through WoS was zero for all ...
  • Hara, Noriko; Shachaf, Pnina; Stoerger, Sharon (Sage Publications, 2009-12)
    This paper outlines a typology for online communities of practice. The typology is based on findings from observations of three online communities of practice, a content analysis of messages, and a review of the existing ...
  • Hara, Noriko; Shachaf, Pnina (IGI Global, 2008)
    The use of the Internet for civic engagement by the general public is becoming increasingly prevalent,yet research in this area is still sparse. More studies are particularly needed in the area of cross-cultural comparisons ...
  • Hara, Noriko; Huang, Bi-Yun (Annual Review of Information Science & Technology, 2011)
    The emergence of “e-movements” and new forms of “e-protest” and “e-activism” (Earl & Schussman, 2003) has signified the importance of the Internet as an organizational and mobilization vehicle for those engaged in social ...
  • Day, Ronald E. (2007-08)
    Social informatics is intrinsic to any profession and to any professional education that deals with information and information technologies. Thus, there is a direct relationship between the professional activities of ...
  • Wu, Y.-W.; Rho, M.; Doak, T.G.; Ye, Y. (American Society for Microbiology, 2012)
    The NIH Human Microbiome Project (HMP) has produced several hundred metagenomic data sets, allowing studies of the many functional elements in human-associated microbial communities. Here, we survey the distribution of ...
  • Dunn, Kathryn; Noel, Robert; Shaw, Debora (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2007)
    A study of 34 journals in astronomy and astrophysics looked at the relationship between journal page charges and the length of articles published. Although some writers contend that page charges encourage contributors to ...
  • Nisonger, Thomas E.; Davis, Charles H. (Association of College & Research Libraries, 2005-07)
    Analyzing the collective opinion of presumed experts, often termed a per- ception study, is a frequently used approach for rating journals or evaluating education programs. Replicating the 1985 Kohl–Davis study, ...
  • Cronin, Blaise; Ding, Ying (Information Processing and Management, 2011-01)
    Citation analysis does not generally take the quality of citations into account: all citations are weighted equally irrespective of source. However, a scholar may be highly cited but not highly regarded: popularity and ...
  • Sugimoto, Cassidy R.; Ding, Ying; Yan, Erjia (Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2010-11-29)
    Ranking scientific productivity and prestige are often limited to homogeneous networks. These networks are unable to account for the multiple factors that constitute the scholarly communication and reward system. This study ...
  • Blevis, Eli (Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, 2011)
    Some disciplines focus on analytic research and some disciplines focus on synthesis. Design disciplines are interesting because designers need to do both analysis and synthesis tasks. The HCI & design program I presently ...

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