Programme and presentations

The programme is preliminary, changes are possible. All sessions are held in the main auditorium of ASA-building, Åbo Akademi University, Fänriksgatan 3 (map) if not otherwise stated.

June 4

19.00  Informal get-together. At Information Studies, ASA-building,  Fänriksgatan 3B, 1st floor (map).

June 5

8.30 Registration and Coffee. ASA-building (main entrance lobby), Fänriksgatan 3 (map).

9.15-9.45 Welcome to ASIS&T European Workshop

  • Organisers: Isto Huvila
  • ASIS&T-EC: Adam Girard, Chairman of the Board
  • Current research at Åbo Akademi University and Lund University: Prof. Gunilla Widén and Prof. Olof Sundin

Keynote: Professor Sally Wyatt, University of Maastricht: Open access: open for whom, access to what? (Slides)

10.45-11.00 Short break

11.00 -12.30 Paper session: Scholarly communication

  • Kim Holmberg and Mike Thelwall. Disciplinary Differences in Selected Scholars’ Twitter Transmissions (Slides)
  • Jenny Fry. Considerations in adopting a ‘disciplinary’ analysis of scholarly communication and information behaviours (Slides)
  • Jela Steinerova. Information interactions as part of digital scholarship (Slides)

12.30-13.30 Lunch

Keynote: Professor Jens-Erik Mai, Royal School of Library and Information Science, University of Copenhagen: Disciplining information.

14.30-15.00 Coffee

15.00-16.00 Paper session: Technologies and information practices

  • Laura Schumann, Steffen Rölike and Wolfgang G. Stock. Hotspots and Free WiFi in a Ubiquitous City. Do they Serve Citizens’ Information Needs? The U-City Oulu as a Case Study (Slides)
  • Adam Girard. E-book Research: Is it Time to Take the Contextual Turn? (Slides)

16.00-17.30 Poster presentations and poster session

  • Anke Reinhold. Orienting strategies in the domain of video studies in educational research – Applying the socio-cognitive view on browsing to the design and evaluation of a research data ontology
  • Isto Huvila, Carolina Larsson, Daniel Löwenborg, Bodil Petersson, Per Stenborg and Nicolò Dell’Unto. Archaeological information in the digital society (Website)
  • Leigh Ann Hamel. God Save the Zine: An examination of DIY materials in DIY archives
  • Winnie Tam, Jenny Fry and Steve Probets. The disciplinary shaping of research data management practices
  • Sara Kjellberg, Gunilla Wiklund and Hanna Voog. Developing research support services – Focus group interviews as a method for librarians to understand the everyday life of researchers
  • DOME Project. DOME: Deployment of Online Medical records and E-health services (Website)
  • Johanna Rivano Eckerdal. Girl virus? Information practices regarding HPV-vaccination in Swedish school healthcare
  • Teija Oikarinen. The Digitalization of Archaeological Data on the Threshold of the eScience Era

19.00 Dinner at Arken building, Fabriksgatan 2 (map)

June 6

Keynote: Professor Pamela McKenzie, University of Western Ontario, Failures and fixes: practices of information seeking, management, and use

10.30-10.45 Coffee

10.45-12.15 Paper session: Learning and information retrieval

  • Jannica Heinstrom and Eero Sormunen. Students’ personal ways to work and learn within a collaborative Wikipedia writing assignment (Slides)
  • Tamara Heck. Combining different learning strategies to foster collaborative learning in a retrieval literacy course (Slides)
  • Barbara Wildemuth, Luanne Freund and Elaine Toms. Designing Known-Item and Fact-Finding Search Tasks for Studies of Interactive Information Retrieval (Slides)

12.15-13.15 Lunch

13.15-14.15 Paper session: Public libraries

  • Maria Kronqvist-Berg. 242 followers: User participation and information activities on public library Facebook pages (Presentation)
  • Isabella Peters, Sarah Hartmann and Agnes Mainka. Social Media Use and Outreach of Selected Public Libraries in Informational World Cities (Slides)

14.15-14.30 Closing of the workshop

14.30-15.00 Coffee