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2021-02-09
Ludäscher to present keynote at reusable research webinar
Professor and Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS) Director Bertram Ludäscher will be the keynote speaker for a webinar hosted by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) on February 10. The webinar, "Toward Open, Reproducible, and Reusable Research," will present projects, approaches, and practices that advance research sharing for reproducibility and reuse.His keynote, "Computational Reproducibility vs. Transparency: Is It FAIR E...

2020-02-21
iSchool researchers organize provenance workshop in Ireland
PhD students Michael Gryk and Jessica Cheng and alumna Rhiannon Bettivia (PhD '16) organized a provenance workshop, which was held on February 17 in conjunction with the 15th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) in Dublin, Ireland.The full-day workshop, Navigating through the Panoply of Provenance Metadata Standards useful for Digital Curation, covered a variety of established provenance metadata standards and controlled vocabularies useful in digital curation, including PREMIS, ...

2019-09-24
iSchool researchers present at ro2019
CIRSS researchers will present their work at the Workshop on Research Objects 2019 (ro2019), which will be held in conjunction with eScience 2019 on September 24-27 in San Diego, California. The Research Objects approach proposes a way to "package, describe, publish, archive, explore, and understand digital research outputs by reusing existing Web standards and formats." Workshop participants will explore recent advances and challenges remaining to increase Research Object uptake among...

2019-05-31
Ludäscher Lab to present research at Philadelphia Logic Week
Professor Bertram Ludäscher will be presenting research with group members during Philadelphia Logic Week 2019. The event, which will be held from June 3-7 at St. Joseph's University, brings together several conferences dedicated to the research on logic, knowledge representation, reasoning, transformations and provenance: the 15th International Conference on Logic Programming and Nonmonotonic Reasoning (LPNMR 2019), the 3rd International Workshop on the Resurgence of Datalog in Academi...

2019-05-02
iSchool names new MS program directors
The iSchool is pleased to announce the appointment of new directors for its master's degree programs. Associate Professor Maria Bonn will serve as program director for the MS in library and information science (MS/LIS), and Associate Professor Catherine Blake will serve as program director for the MS in information management (MS/IM). They will begin their three-year terms on May 16.Prior to joining Illinois in 2013, Bonn served as associate university librarian for publishing at the Univers...

2019-03-01
Uni High students advance their research with iSchool faculty
Through the Frankel Scholars internship program, students enrolled in University of Illinois Laboratory High School are able to collaborate with iSchool faculty mentors on various research projects. This year's inaugural program, managed by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), includes 16 students who complete internships led by an NCSA staff member or an NCSA faculty affiliate from other units on campus, including the iSchool.The internships include research in a vari...

2018-07-06
Ludäscher to deliver keynote at ProvenanceWeek 2018
Professor and CIRSS Director Bertram Ludäscher will be the keynote speaker for the 7th International Provenance and Annotation Workshop (IPAW) during ProvenanceWeek 2018, which will be held July 9-13 at King's College in London. While provenance information has long been recognized as crucial metadata in the information sciences, provenance research has become increasingly important in computer science as well.During ProvenanceWeek, researchers from computer science and related discipli...

2018-05-17
Blake to discuss biomedical informatics at Carle Cancer Center
Catherine Blake, associate professor and associate director of the iSchool's Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship, will give a presentation at the Carle Cancer Center in Urbana on May 18.She will give the talk, "Learning Health Systems that Leverage Informatics and Communities of Practice." Abstract: The Institute of Medicine defines a Learning Health system as "science, informatics, incentives, and culture are aligned for continuous improvement and inno...

2018-04-16
iSchool coordinates IMLS-funded forum on data mining research
A group of cross-disciplinary experts gathered in Chicago on April 5 and 6 for a national forum on text data mining research. The forum, Data Mining Research Using In-copyright and Limited-access Text Datasets, was coordinated by iSchool faculty and staff and funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (grant LG-73-17-0070-17).Principal Investigator Bertram Ludäscher, professor and director of the iSchool’s Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS),...

2016-05-04
Blake, Gabb address cumulative chemical exposure from consumer products in a prestigious toxicology journal
(Originally published at the GSLIS newsroom)A recent article in Environmental Health Perspectives by Associate Professor Catherine Blake and doctoral student Henry A. Gabb explores chemical exposure from consumer products in order to identify chemical combinations that appear together frequently.Through an analysis of 38,975 product labels, Blake and Gabb identified a group of fifty-five asthma-associated chemicals and potential endocrine disruptors in various consumer product categories that fo...

2012-04-10
CIRSS Researchers at 2012 Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit
CIRSS researchers presented two posters at the third annual annual ASIS&T Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit (http://rdap12.posterous.com), held 22-23 March 2012 in New Orleans, LA.  Topics explored at this year's summit included data management plans and policies; training of data management practitioners; discovery of research data; data curation service models; sustainability of data management; and data curation.The two posters report on CIRSS activities on the ...

2012-02-13
CIRSS Researchers at iConference 2012
CIRSS faculty, students and staff attended the 2012 iConference (http://www.ischools.org/iConference12/2012index/), an annual gathering information scholars, researchers and practitioners led by the iSchools consortium of information schools (http://www.ischools.org/site/about/).  The 2012 iConference took place in Toronto, Ontario, February 6-10 2012.Workshops, presentations and posters by CIRSS researchers include: Qin,J., Crowston, K.G., Lesk, M., Blake, C., & Mostafa, J.  (2...

2011-06-28
Chao, Weber, and Sacchi Present at Joint Conference on Digital Libraries
  CIRSS graduate students Tiffany Chao, Nicholas Weber, and Simone Sacchi presented posters at the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries this month, which took place in Ottawa, Canada, from June 13-June 17. The theme for this year's conference was "Digital Libraries: Bringing Together Scholars, Scholarship and Research Data." Analytic Potential of Data: Assessing Reuse ValueCarole L. Palmer; Nicholas M. Weber; Melissa H. Cragin This poster represents the first&nb...

2011-05-24
CIRSS hosts the 2011 Summer Institute on Data Curation at GSLIS
  The Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS) will host the 2011 Summer Institute on Data Curation at GSLIS, from Monday, June 6, through Thursday, June 9. Twenty-six applicants were accepted to this year’s Summer Institute, with support from the Data Conservancy and the IMLS-funded Data Curation Education Program. For more information, please read the full story on the GSLIS webpage.   ...

2011-02-11
Simone Sacchi wins Best Poster award at iConference 2011
  GSLIS student and CIRSS RA Simone Sacchi received the “Best Poster” award at the 2011 iSchools Conference for his poster entitled “Annotation evolution: how Web 2.0 technologies are enabling a change in annotation practices.” Sachhi is a Ph.D. student and a research assistant at the Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS) under the NSF-funded Data Conservancy project. His poster examines how Web 2.0 tools and technologies are changi...