Simmons SLIS Faculty & Doctoral Students Featured Prominently at the 2021 ASIS&T Annual Meeting

Simmons University SLIS will be well-represented at the upcoming ASIS&T Meeting. Contributions from SLIS faculty and students will include workshops, symposia, papers, posters, and panels (say that three times fast! 😉). The conference will take place both in-person and virtually. Below is a schedule with a list of sessions with members of the Simmons SLIS Community (please note all times are in Mountain Time):

Friday, 10/29

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT
The 17th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium and the 3rd Annual Information Ethics and Policy Workshop: Sociotechnical Perspectives on Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (SIG-SI and SIG-IEP)
Colin Rhinesmith1, Kolina Koltai2, Xiaohua Zhu3, Madelyn Sanfilippo4

1: Simmons University, USA; 2: University of Washington, USA; 3: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA; 4: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM MT
Social Media Research, Challenges, and Opportunities (SIG-SM)
Amir Karami1, Loni Hagen2, Catherine Dumas3, Aylin Ilhan4, Mohammad Hossein Jarrahi5, Tara Zimmerman6, Avery Holton7, Jana Diesner8, Javed Mostafa5, Chirag Shah10, Vivek Singh11

1: University of South Carolina, USA; 2: University of South Florida, USA; 3: Simmons University, USA; 4: Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany; 5: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA; 6: University of North Texas, USA; 7: University of Utah, USA; 8: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; 9: University of Washington, WA; 10: Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA

Friday, 10/29

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT
SIG USE 21st Annual Research Symposium: Methods for Real-World Impact with Information Behavior Research

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
An Eye-Tracking Experiment for Understanding the Seeking-Encountering Tension
Tingting Jiang, Shiting Fu, Sanda Erdelez1, & Qian Guo

1Simmons University, USA

Sunday, 10/31

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM MT
Understanding Research Data Repositories as Infrastructures
Ceilyn Boyd1

1Simmons University, USA

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM MT (4:00- 5:30 PM EST)
Motivation, Building Relationships, and the Role of Belonging in Distance Learning (SIG-ED)
Rachel Williams1, Danielle Pollock1, Agnes Mainka2, Michael Brinkmeier2, Elisaweta Ossovski2

1: Simmons College, USA; 2: Institute for Computer Science Universität Osnabrück, Germany

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM MT
Antiracism in the LIS Profession: Not Just Lip Service
Rong Tang1, Xan Goodman2, Rebecca Davis1, Jia Tina Du3, David Leonard4

1: Simmons University, USA; 2: University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA; 3: University of South Australia, Australia; 4: Boston Public Library, USA

Monday, 11/1

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM MT
Collaborative Efforts and Success Story of an Open-Learning Program: Partnership Growth of the Research Data Management Librarian Academy (RDMLA)
Rong Tang1, Ceilyn Boyd2, Andrew Creamer4, Adam Kriesberg1, Elaine Martin3, Rebecca Morin5, Zhan Hu1, Ashley Thomas3

1: Simmons University, USA; 2: Harvard University, USA; 3: Harvard Medical School, USA; 4: Brown University, USA; 5: Tufts University, USA

Tuesday, 11/2

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM MT
Social Media, Vaccines, and Partisan Division of Health Information (SIG-SM)
Loni Hagen1, Devon Greyson2, Ashley Fox3, Kolina Koltai4, Catherine Dumas5

1: University of South Florida, USA; 2: University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA; 3: University at Albany, SUNY, USA; 4: University of Washington, USA; 5: Simmons University, USA

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM MT (Virtual Poster Session)
A Bibliometric Analysis of the Proceedings of the Annual Meetings of the Association for Information Science and Technology
Naresh Kumar Agarwal, Simmons University, USA; Md. Anwarul Islam, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Collaborative Approach to Translating Online Learning Content: Research Data Management Librarian Academy (RDMLA) and National Taiwan University (NTU) Library Translation and Co-Creation Partnership
Ashley Thomas, Harvard Medical School, USA; Zhan Hu, Simmons University, USA