Information in Contemporary Society

14th International Conference, iConference 2019, Washington, DC, USA, March 31–April 3, 2019, Proceedings

  • Natalie Greene Taylor
  • Caitlin Christian-Lamb
  • Michelle H. Martin
  • Bonnie Nardi
Conference proceedings iConference 2019

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11420)

Also part of the Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI book sub series (LNISA, volume 11420)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Scientific Work and Data Practices

  3. Methodological Concerns in (Big) Data Research

  4. Concerns About “Smart” Interactions and Privacy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Toine Bogers, Ammar Ali Abdelrahim Al-Basri, Claes Ostermann Rytlig, Mads Emil Bak Møller, Mette Juhl Rasmussen, Nikita Katrine Bates Michelsen et al.
      Pages 79-90
    3. Yuting Liao, Jessica Vitak, Priya Kumar, Michael Zimmer, Katherine Kritikos
      Pages 102-113
  5. Identity Questions in Online Communities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Travis Faas, Lynn Dombrowski, Erin Brady, Andrew Miller
      Pages 117-123
    3. Alia Reza, Sabrina Chu, Zuaira Khan, Adanna Nedd, Amy Castillo, Daniel Gardner
      Pages 124-131
  6. Measuring and Tracking Scientific Literature

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Dong Joon Lee, Kartik Mutya, Bruce E. Herbert, Ethelyn V. Mejia
      Pages 147-153
    3. Michael Lesk, Janice Bially Mattern, Heather Moulaison Sandy
      Pages 154-161
    4. Tong Zeng, Alain Shema, Daniel E. Acuna
      Pages 170-176
  7. Limits and Affordances of Automation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. Emi Ishita, Satoshi Fukuda, Toru Oga, Douglas W. Oard, Kenneth R. Fleischmann, Yoichi Tomiura et al.
      Pages 188-199
  8. Collecting Data about Vulnerable Populations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Jordan Dodson, Jenni Thang, Naika Saint Preux, Christopher Frye, Linh Ly, Julissa Murrieta et al.
      Pages 213-221
    3. Safirotu Khoir, Jia Tina Du, Robert M. Davison
      Pages 222-227
  9. Supporting Communities Through Public Libraries and Infrastructure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 245-245
    2. Kathleen Campana, J. Elizabeth Mills, Michelle H. Martin
      Pages 247-253
    3. J. Elizabeth Mills, Kathleen Campana
      Pages 254-264
    4. Colin Rhinesmith, Chris Ritzo, Georgia Bullen, James Werle, Alyson Gamble
      Pages 274-279
  10. Information Behaviors in Academic Environments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 281-281
    2. Dan Anthony D. Dorado, Kathleen Lourdes B. Obille, Rhianne Patricia P. Garcia, Benedict Salazar Olgado
      Pages 283-289
  11. Data-Driven Storytelling and Modeling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 313-313
    2. Xiying Wang, Tiffany Knearem, Han Jun Yoon, Hedgie Jo, Jackeline Lee, Junwoo Seo et al.
      Pages 315-326
    3. Zhenpeng Zhao, Rachael Marr, Jason Shaffer, Niklas Elmqvist
      Pages 327-338
    4. Enguo Zhou, Daifeng Li, Andrew Madden, Yongsheng Chen, Ying Ding, Qi Kang et al.
      Pages 339-349
  12. Online Activism

  13. Digital Libraries, Curation and Preservation

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Information in Contemporary Society, iConference 2019, held in Washington, DC, USA, in March/April 2019.

The 44 full papers and 33 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 133 submitted full papers and 88 submitted short papers. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: Scientific work and data practices; methodological concerns in (big) data research; concerns about “smart” interactions and privacy; identity questions in online communities; measuring and tracking scientific literature; limits and affordances of automation; collecting data about vulnerable populations; supporting communities through public libraries and infrastructure; information behaviors in academic environments; data-driven storytelling and modeling; online activism; digital libraries, curation and preservation; social-media text mining and sentiment analysis; data and information in the public sphere; engaging with multi-media content; understanding online behaviors and experiences; algorithms at work; innovation and professionalization in technology communities; information behaviors on Twitter; data mining and NLP; informing technology design through offline experiences; digital tools for health management; environmental and visual literacy; and addressing social problems in iSchool research.


artificial intelligence computer networks education hci human computer interaction information technology mobile computing natural language processing systems search engines semantics social computing social networking social networks telecommunication networks user interfaces world wide web

Editors and affiliations

  • Natalie Greene Taylor
    • 1
  • Caitlin Christian-Lamb
    • 2
  • Michelle H. Martin
    • 3
  • Bonnie Nardi
    • 4
  1. 1.University of South FloridaTampaUSA
  2. 2.University of MarylandCollege ParkUSA
  3. 3.University of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  4. 4.University of California, IrvineIrvineUSA

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