© 2019

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

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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