Drexel University’s iSchool at ASIS&T 2012 Annual Meeting in Baltimore


The iSchool is proud to co-sponsor the ASIS&T 2012 Annual Meeting Alumni Reception in Baltimore, Maryland. Join us for an opportunity to mingle with former iSchool classmates and colleagues on:


Tuesday, October 30

6:30 pm to 8 pm


Hilton Baltimore

401 West Pratt Street

Holiday Ballrooms 4-6


All conference registrants are welcome – no RSVP required.



In addition to the iSchool faculty members presenting at The History of ASIS&T and Information Science and Technology Worldwide preconference, the following iSchool faculty members and doctoral students will be presenting papers, posters and in panels at the ASIS&T 2012 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland (October 26-30):




Sunday, 10/28 at 3:30 PM:

Favorite Websites Understanding Prior Knowledge of Teens™ Mental Models of Public Library Websites for Teens - Robin Naughton and Denise Agosto (Drexel)


Collaborative Hierarchical Clustering in the Browser for Scatter/Gather on the Web - Weimao Ke and Xuemei Gong (Drexel)


Monday, 10/29 at 3:30 PM:

Least Information Document Representation for Automated Text Classification - Weimao Ke (Drexel)


Tuesday, 10/30 at 10:30 AM:

Social Curation on the Website - Catherine Hall and Michael Zarro (Drexel)


Posters: To be presented on Monday, 10/29 at 6:30 PM

Social Media and E-Government: A Case study Assessing Twitter As A Tool for Implementation Of The Open Government Directive - Kristene Unsworth and Adam Townes (Drexel)

Who Disseminates Academic Library Information on Twitter? - Hae Min Kim, Eileen Abels and Christopher Yang (Drexel)

Studying Scatter/Gather Browsing for Web Search - Xuemei Gong, Weimao Ke and Ritu Khare (Drexel)

Social Media Practices and Support in U.S. Public Libraries and School Library Media Centers - Rachel M. Magee, Robin Naughton, Patri O'Gan, Andrea Forte and Denise E. Agosto (Drexel)

The Differences of User Behavior between Forum and Facebook for Smoking Cessation Intervention - Mi Zhang and Christopher Yang (Drexel)

AMARA: An Affective Agent to Enhance Users™ Enjoyment and Engagement with Online Art Collections - Craig M. MacDonald, S. Joon Park (Drexel) and Gunho Chae



Monday, 10/29 at 1:30 PM:

From Vision to Reality: The Emerging Information Professional - Michele Cloonan, Gary Marchionini, Allen Tien, Nathan Andrews, Helen Keil Losch, Sandra Hirsh, Marcia Bates and Prudence Dalrymple (Drexel)


Tuesday, 10/30 at 1:30 PM:

The Origins of SIG-III and its 30 Years' Journey: Visions and Reflections - Daniel Alemneh, Toni Carbo (Drexel), Nadia Caidi, Anatoliy Gruzd and Abebe Rorissa


Tuesday, 10/30 at 3:30 PM:

Information Visualization State of the Art and Future Directions -
Stasa Milojevic, Chaomei Chen (Drexel), Loet Leydesdorff, Jason Priem and Scott B. Weingart



For the complete ASIS&T Annual Meeting schedule, please visit: