Information Science Research Meetings

Information Science research meetings a.k.a Brown Bag meetings primarily focus on improving the quality of scholarly work at the department. They are meant to support faculty and PhD students in their research careers therefore it is open to all faculty and students who wish to share their ideas in the field of Information Science, Library Science or Data Science. 

For the Fall 2020 semester, the Brown Bag meetings will be held online every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (CT).  
A facilitator(s) will open the meeting with a presentation, followed by a discussion.  These meetings are not recorded and are designed to teach and encourage discussion.
 

Fall 2020

 

DATE Time/Location Topic Discussion Leader
16 -Sep 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
Zoom Meeting
     Fall 2020 Brown Bag Kick-off Dr. Jiangping Chen
23 - Sep 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
Zoom Meeting
The Ph.D. Journey: Research and Publications LeAnn Boyce
30 -  Sep 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
Zoom Meeting
 
Understanding Sensory Neural Processing Through Efficient Coding Principles  Mark Albert, Sahar Behpour
7 - Oct 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
Zoom Meeting
Information Quality Improvement and Evaluation for Building High Performance Machine Learning Systems Haihua Chen, Dr. Junhua Ding
14 - Oct 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
Zoom Meeting
UNT ASIS&T Student Chapter Malak Khader
21 - Oct 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
Zoom Meeting
 TBA  Drs. Daniella Smith and Barbara Schultz-Jones
28 - Oct 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
Zoom Meeting
 Mental Health Information Seeking Behavior among College Students: A Systematic Review Dr. Jiangping Chen and Xiaoyu (Monica) Zhang
4 - Nov 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
Zoom Meeting
COVID-19 Misinformation and Social Noise Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh, Tara Zimmerman, Nayana Pampapura Madali, Manar Alsaid
11 - Nov 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
Zoom Meeting
Academic Library's Leadership and Stakeholder Involvement in Research Data Services Dr. Jeonghyun (Annie) Kim  
18 - Nov 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
Zoom Meeting
 TBA Ting Xiao

Spring 2020

 

DATE Time/Location Topic Discussion Leader
22 - Jan 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
IS Multipurpose Room
     Doctoral Student Meet & Greet Drs. Daniella Smith & Jiangping Chen
29 - Jan 5:00 - 6:00 P.M. 
Zoom Meeting
            Digital Scholarship – Creating your Online Identity Dr. Jeff Allen
5 -  Feb 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
IS Multipurpose Room
 
   Information Behavior Research Landscape Dr. Jiangping Chen, Liuxing Lu, & Yu Shi
12 - Feb 5:00 - 6:00 P.M. 
Zoom Meeting
Accepted. Now What? Celenia Graves, Lidia Aviso, & Melissa Vang
19 - Feb 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
IS Multipurpose Room
Creating a Research Agenda: Advice for Early Career Scholars Jeff Allen
26 - Feb 5:00 - 6:00 P.M. 
Zoom Meeting
Introduction to the IRB UNT Office of Research Integrity and Compliance Staff
4 - Mar 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
IS Multipurpose Room
Entering the Field – Ethnographic Methods Dr. Sarah Evans
18 - Mar 5:00 - 6:00 P.M. 
Zoom Meeting
Navigating Cayuse IRB UNT Office of Research Integrity and Compliance Staff
1 - Apr 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
IS Multipurpose Room
A Literature Review on Web Archiving Dr. Xin Wang, James Faulker, and Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh
9 - Apr 5:00 - 6:00 P.M. 
Zoom Meeting
TBA TBA
23 - Apr 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
IS Multipurpose Room
TBA TBA
30 - Apr 5:00 - 6:00 P.M. 
Zoom Meeting
ASIS&T Student Chapter & Professional Involvement Malak Khader & Mary Burke

 

Fall 2019

DATE Time/Location Topic Discussion Leader
4- Sep 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
IS Multipurpose Room
                  Applying for IRB using the Cayuse System Dr. Shobhana Chelliah
11- Sep 5:00 - 6:00 P.M. 
Zoom Meeting
Fostering Workforce Wisdom in a Global Knowledge Economy Dr. Jeff Allen
18 - Sep 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
IS Multipurpose Room
 
   REU Research in Summer 2019 & Preparing for Academic Year '19-20 Drs. Jiangping Chen & Junhua Ding
2 - Oct 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
IS Multipurpose Room
How to get involved: ASIS&T Malak Khader & Mary Burke
9 - Oct  5:00 - 6:00 P.M. 
Zoom Meeting
Who is Responsible? Age Group Perceptions of Social Media Privacy with PowerPoint Dr. Daniella Smith
16 - Oct 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
IS Multipurpose Room
Video Structure Meaning Dr. Brian O'Connor
23 - Oct 5:00 - 6:00 P.M. 
Zoom Meeting
TBA TBA
30 - Oct 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
IS Multipurpose Room
What is an Information Research Problem in Information Science Research? Drs. Shawne Miksa & Bill Moen
6 - Nov 5:00 - 6:00 P.M. 
Zoom Meeting
Construction and Applications of Knowledge Graphs Dr. Junhua Ding & Haihua Chen
13 - Nov 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
IS Multipurpose Room
Social Noise on Social Media Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh, Tara Zimmerman &          Sahar Behpour
20 - Nov 5:00 - 6:00 P.M. 
Zoom Meeting
Embodied Values, Contextualized Literacies, and Developing Identities with Adolescents in the Public Library Dr. Sarah Evans


 

Spring 2019

DATE Topic Discussion Leader
18-Jan                   A Brief Bibliometric Analysis of Information Science & Library Science Publications in 2018 Dr. Jiangping Chen
25-Jan Finding Research Topics Dr. Jiangping Chen
1-Feb Information Organization and Metadata Research Dr. Oksana Zavalina
8-Feb                  Establishing a User Experience Lab at UNT-COI Dr. Xin Wang
15-Feb

                            Multi-Disciplinary Information Research Symposium (MIRS) -                                       Scholarly communication and abstract writing workshop

                     Call for collaboration: Catapulting the data of today into the environment of tomorrow

MIRS Committee

 

Chinami McLain

22-Feb Productivity: An Eternal Balance for Scholars Dr. Jeff Allen
1-Mar "Something that feels like a community": The role of personal stories in builidng community-based participatory archives Dr.  Jeonghyun "Annie" Kim and Ana Roeschley
8-Mar When Failure is Success Dr. Daniella Smith
22-Mar Software Engineering Process & Practices for Data Science Dr. Junhua Ding
5-Apr Cybersecurity Research & Updates Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh & Dr. Hsia-Ching "Carrie" Chang
12-Apr Video & Meaning Dr. Brian O'Connor
26-Apr An overview of the 2019 iConference iConference attendees

Fall 2018 

DATE Topic Discussion Leader
14-Sept A Machine Learning Approach for Detecting Groundwater Runo Connectivity Dr. Ding
21-Sept Dynamic capabilities of a smart city: An innovative approach to discovering
urban problems and solutions
Miyong and Habib
5-Oct Mirror with a Memory: Why Did Photography Explode into 19th Century America Dr. O’connor
12-Oct A Typology of Public Knowledge Dr. Miksa
19-Oct Deep Changes in law librarianship 1979 - present time Mary Voegtle
26-Oct Life in the round: Investing intersection between digital world and ethnic minorities in Yunan, China Dr. Ming Zhu and Dr. Yunfei Du 
16-Nov ASIS&T Conference Experience ASIS&T 2019 Attendees
30-Nov ASIST Presentation: The Current State of Data Governance in Higher Education Dr. Chang and Cary Jim
  An Overview of Data Governance, Information Governance and IT Governance  
7-Dec Deep Transfer Learning for Classification Dr. Shuyi Wang