Faculty Peer Reviewed Papers

 

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  • Hara, Noriko; Rosenbaum, Howard (The Information Society, 2008)
    One interesting problem arising from Kling and Iacono’s pioneering work on computerization movements (CMs) is the question of empirically determining a movement’s success or failure. This paper questions the question and ...
  • Hara, Noriko; Shachaf, Pnina; Hew, Khe Foon (Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology, 2010)
    This paper reports a cross‐cultural analysis of four Wikipedias in different languages and demonstrates their roles as communities of practice (CoPs). Prior research on CoPs and on the Wikipedia community often lacks cross ...
  • Hara, Noriko; Sanfilippo, Madelyn R. (Information, Communication & Society, 2016-02-08)
    Knowledge sharing online has flourished within organizations as well as open online communities due to the pervasiveness of Web 2.0 platforms. This paper builds on previous studies of social construction of knowledge online ...
  • Huang, Bi-Yun; Hara, Noriko (Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 2011)
  • Hara, Noriko; Rosenbaum, Howard (The Information Society, 2008-04-21)
    One interesting problem arising from Kling and Iacono’s pioneering work on computerization movements (CMs) is the question of empirically determining a movement’s success or failure. This paper questions the question and ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cronin, B. (Professor T.D. Wilson, 2012)
    In this short paper, avowedly personal, partial and pointillist in nature, I (i) sketch the early days of (mainly Anglo-American) information studies and the field's gradual institutionalization, (ii) describe its maturation, ...
  • 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. ...
  • Borner, K.; Klavans, R.; Patek, M.; Zoss A.M.; Biberstine, J.R.; Light, R.P.; Lariviere, V.; Boyack, K.W. (Public Library of Science, 2012)
    Global maps of science can be used as a reference system to chart career trajectories, the location of emerging research frontiers, or the expertise profiles of institutes or nations. This paper details data preparation, ...
  • Walsh, John A.; Simpson, Grant (Digital Humanities 2013, 2013-07-17)
  • 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; Schwen, Thomas M. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2006)
    Since the 1990s we have seen an increase in consideration of social and cultural aspects of learning as a way to foster organizational learning and human performance. Despite strong interest among practitioners and scholars, ...
  • Hara, Noriko; Hew, Khe Foon (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2007)
    Purpose – The purpose of this study is twofold: to examine the types of activity that nurses undertake on an online community of practice (APN-l) as well as the types of knowledge that nurses share with one another; and ...
  • Hara, Noriko (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007)
    The aim of this article is to examine the role of information technologies (IT) in supporting practice and professional identity formation, both major axes for communities of practice. The article uses an ethnographic case ...
  • Hara, Noriko (Baywood Publishing Company, 2002)
    Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) is used in different contexts such as business, non-profit organizations, and education and uses different tools such as computer conferencing, e-mail, and groupware. However, it is ...
  • Hur, Jung Won; Hara, Noriko (Baywood Publishing Company, 2007)
    The purpose of this study is to discover factors related to fostering a sustainable online community for K-12 teachers. This study was conducted through the investigation of an online teacher community called INDISCHOOL ...
  • Schwen, Thomas M.; Hara, Noriko (Taylor & Francis, 2003)
    This article examines four cases and identifies several issues associated with the concept of communities of practice. These cases describe different forms of communities of practice in various settings including consulting ...
  • Pastorino, Cesare; Lopez, Tamara; Walsh, John A. (Brunel University, 2008)

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