Recent Research Publications

Amelia Acker

Amelia Acker

Amelia Acker & Joan Donovan (2019) Data craft: a theory/methods package for critical internet studies, Information, Communication & Society, DOI: 10.1080/1369118X.2019.1645194

Amelia Acker and Dhiraj Murthy. 2018. Venmo: Understanding Mobile Payments as Social Media. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society (SMSociety '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 5-12. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3217804.3217892

Amelia Acker and Daniel Carter. 2018. Pocket Preppers: Performing Preparedness with Everyday Carry Posts on Instagram. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society (SMSociety '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 207-211. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3217804.3217913

Chi Y., Jeng W., Acker A., Bowler L. (2018) Affective, Behavioral, and Cognitive Aspects of Teen Perspectives on Personal Data in Social Media: A Model of Youth Data Literacy. In: Chowdhury G., McLeod J., Gillet V., Willett P. (eds) Transforming Digital Worlds. iConference 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10766. Springer, Cham

Mayernik, M. S. and Acker, A. (2018), Tracing the traces: The critical role of metadata within networked communications. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 69: 177-180. doi:10.1002/asi.23927


Randolph Bias

Randolph Bias

Bias, R. G., Gillan, D. J., & Lewis, C. (In press.) The tortoise and the (soft)ware: Moores Law, Amdahls Law, and performance trends for human-machine systems. To appear in the Journal of Usability Studies.

Bias, R. G., Nixon, M., He, D., & Kim, H. (In press.) Employing a user-centered design approach to improve operator interfaces. To appear in the IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors, Special Issue on Special Issue on Human Factors in Advanced Applications for Process Control.

Huang, S.-C., Bias, R. G., & Schnyer, D. (In press.) How are icons processed by the brain? Neuroimaging measures of four types of visual stimuli used in information systems. Journal of the Association of Information Science and Technology. Article first published online: 15 May 2014. DOI: 10.1002/asi.23210.

Bias, R. G. (2013). (Almost) A lifetime at the research/practice nexus: Human information processing and UI design. Presentation made to the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, Pensacola, FL, June.


Andrew Dillon

Andrew Dillon

Dillon, A. (2013) The emerging discipline of information, Foreword in D. Bawden and L. Robinson (2013) Introduction to Information Science, Chicago: Neal Schuman/ALA, xvii-xix.

Dillon, A. (2012) What it means to be an iSchool. Journal of Education in Library and Information Science, 53, 4, 267-27

Dillon, Andrew, & Doty, Philip. (2012). Extending information studies to the education of open source information analysts. Journal of the Global Homeland Security Education Network, 1(1), 75-87.

Trace, C. and Dillon, A. (2012) The evolution of the finding aid in the United States: from physical to digital document genre. Archival Science, vol 12, 4, 501-519


Philip Doty

Philip Doty

Broussard, Ramona, & Doty, Philip. (2016). Toward an understanding of fiction and information behavior. Annual Conference of the Association for Information Science & Technology. Copenhagen, Denmark. (10 pp.)

Doty, Philip. (2015). U.S. Homeland Security and risk assessment. Government Information Quarterly. 32(3), 342-352.

Doty, Philip. (2015). Ethics, risk, and U.S. government secrecy. Journal of Information Ethics. 24(1), 11-47.

Dillon, Andrew, & Doty, Philip. (2012). Extending information studies to the education of open source information analysts. Journal of the Global Homeland Security Education Network, 1(1), 75-87.

Aspray, William, & Doty, Philip. (Eds.). (2011). Privacy in America: Interdisciplinary perspectives. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. 310 pp.

Doty, Philip. (2011). Privacy, reading, and trying out identity: The Digital Millennium Copyright Act and technological determinism. In William Aspray & Philip Doty (Eds.), Creating privacy: Interdisciplinary perspectives (pp. 211-245). Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

Doty, Philip, & William Aspray. (2011). Introduction. In William Aspray & Philip Doty (Eds.), Creating privacy: Interdisciplinary perspectives (v-xii). Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.


Ken Fleischmann

Ken Fleischmann

Verma N., Fleischmann K.R., Koltai K.S. (2019) Understanding Online Trust and Information Behavior Using Demographics and Human Values. In: Taylor N., Christian-Lamb C., Martin M., Nardi B. (eds) Information in Contemporary Society. iConference 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11420. Springer, Cham

Xie, B., Berkley, A. S., Kwak, J., Fleischmann, K. R., Champion, J. D., & Koltai, K. S. (2018). End-of-life decision making by family caregivers of persons with advanced dementia: A literature review of decision aids. SAGE Open Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050312118777517

Golden, K. E. and Fleischmann, K. R. ( 2018). Digital Assistants and Human Values. In L. Freund (Ed.), Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (pp. 813 814.) Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/pra2.2018.14505501128

Shovkun, M., Fleischmann, K. R. and Xie, B. ( 2018). Computational Social Science Using Topic Modeling: Analyzing Patients' Values Using a Large Hospital Survey. In L. Freund (Ed.), Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (pp. 890 891.) Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/pra2.2018.14505501163

Fleischmann, K. R., Hui, C. and Wallace, W. A. (2017), The Societal Responsibilities of Computational Modelers: Human Values and Professional Codes of Ethics. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68: 543-552. doi:10.1002/asi.23697


Patricia Galloway

Patricia Galloway

A Matter of Archaeology: Essays in Honor of Samuel O. Brookes, edited by Patricia Galloway and Evan Peacock; accepted for publication by the University Press of Mississippi.

From Archival Management to Archival Enterprise to the Information Domain: David Gracy and the Development of Archival Education at the University of Texas. Information & Culture 49 (1), 3-33.

Plenary Session 3: Commentary on Integrating Research and Teaching in Preservation Education. Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture, 43(1-2), 2014: 51-53.

La Salle in the Lower Mississippi Valley: The Growth of a Historical and Archaeological Archive. Le Journal 30(1), 2-8.

Playpens for Mind Children: Continuities in the Practice of Programming. Information & Culture 47 (1), 38-78.


Tony Grubesic

Tony Grubesic

Nelson, J. R., & Grubesic, T. H. (2019). Oil spill modeling: computational tools, analytical frameworks, and emerging technologies. Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment, 43(1), 129143. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309133318804977

Helderop, E. and Grubesic, T. H. (2019), Hurricane storm surge in Volusia County, Florida: evidence of a tipping point for infrastructure damage. Disasters, 43: 157-180. doi:10.1111/disa.12296

Murray, A. T., & Grubesic, T. H. (2019). Evolving Regional Analytics in a Rural World. International Regional Science Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/0160017619827071

Edward Helderop, Kristin M. Ferguson, Tony H. Grubesic, and Kimberly Bender, "Predicting Movement of Homeless Young Adults: Artificial Neural Networks and Generalized Linear Models," Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research 9, no. 1 (Spring 2018): 89-106.

Grubesic, T., Wei, R. & Nelson, J. Protecting Sensitive Coastal Areas with Exclusion Booms during Oil Spill Events. Environmental Modeling & Assessment (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10666-018-9634-2


Danna Gurari

Danna Gurari

Y. Zhao, B. Price, S. Cohen and D. Gurari, "Guided Image Inpainting: Replacing an Image Region by Pulling Content From Another Image," 2019 IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV) 2019, pp. 1514-1523.

Gurari, D., Zhao, Y., Jain, S.D. et al. Predicting How to Distribute Work Between Algorithms and Humans to Segment an Image Batch. International Journal of Computer Vision (2019) 127: 1198. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11263-019-01172-6

Gurari, D., He, K., Xiong, B. et al. Predicting Foreground Object Ambiguity and Efficiently Crowdsourcing the Segmentation(s). International Journal of Computer Vision (2018) 126: 714. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11263-018-1065-7

Danna Gurari, Qing Li, Abigale J. Stangl, Anhong Guo, Chi Lin, Kristen Grauman, Jiebo Luo, Jeffrey P. Bigham. VizWiz Grand Challenge: Answering Visual Questions From Blind People. The IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2018, pp. 3608-3617

Danna Gurari, Suyog Jain, Margrit Betke, Kristen Grauman. Pull the Plug? Predicting If Computers or Humans Should Segment Images. The IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2016, pp. 382-391


Jacek Gwizdka

Jacek Gwizdka

Gwizdka, J., Hansen, P., Hauff, C., He, J., & Kando, N. (Eds.). (2016). Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Search as Learning co-located with the 39th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2016) (Vol. 1647). Aachen, Germany: CEUR. Retrieved from http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1647 [available online]

Gwizdka, J., Moshfeghi, Y., & Wilson, M. L. (2019). Introduction to the special issue on neuro-information science. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 70(9), 911?916. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24263 [available online]

Sun, Y., Zhang, Y., Gwizdka, J., & Trace, C. B. (2019). Consumer Evaluation of the Quality of Online Health Information: Systematic Literature Review of Relevant Criteria and Indicators. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21(5), e12522. https://doi.org/10.2196/12522 [available online]

Gwizdka, J., Zhang, Y., & Dillon, A. (2019). Using the eye-tracking method to study consumer online health information search behaviour. Aslib Journal of Information Management, 71(6), 739?754. https://doi.org/10.1108/AJIM-02-2019-0050 [available online]


James Howison

James Howison

Katz, D. S., Choi, S.-C. T., Lapp, H., Maheshwari, K., Lffler, F., Turk, M., Howison, J. , Venters, C. (2014). Summary of the First Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences (WSSSPE1). Journal of Open Research Software, 2(1).

James Howison and Jim Herbsleb (2013) "Incentives and Integration In Scientific Software Production" CSCW 2013.

McConahy, A., Eisenbraun, B., Howison, J., Herbsleb, J. D., Sliz, P. (2012). Techniques for Monitoring Runtime Architectures of Socio-technical Ecosystems. In Workshop on Data-Intensive Collaboration in Science and Engineering (CSCW 2012).


Matthew Lease

Matthew Lease

Ye Zhang, Matthew Lease, and Byron Wallace. Active Discrimitive Text Representation Learning. In Proceedings of the Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17), 2017. https://arxiv.org/abs/1606.04212 [available online]

Tyler McDonnell, Matthew Lease, Mucahid Kutlu, and Tamer Elsayed. Why Is That Relevant? Collecting Annotator Rationales for Relevance Judgments. In Proceedings of the 4th AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP), pages 139-148, 2016. Best Paper Award. https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/~ml/papers/mcdonnell-hcomp16.pdf [available online]

Y. Zhang, M. Mustafizur Rahman, A. Braylan, B. Dang, H.-L. Chang, H. Kim, Q. McNamara, A. Angert, E. Banner, V. Khetan, T. McDonnell, A. Thanh Nguyen, D. Xu, B. C. Wallace, and M. Lease. Neural Information Retrieval: A Literature Review. Technical report, University of Texas at Austin, November 2016. https://arxiv.org/abs/1611.06792 [available online]

Hyun Joon Jung and Matthew Lease. A Discriminative Approach to Predicting Assessor Accuracy. In Proceedings of the 37th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), pages 159-171, 2015. Samsung Human-Tech Paper Award: Silver Prize in Computer Science. https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/~ml/papers/ecir2015_hjung.pdf [available online]


Soo Young Rieh

Soo Young Rieh

Smith, C. L. and Rieh, S. Y. (2019). Knowledge-Context in search systems: Toward information-literate actions. Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction & Retrieval (CHIIR 19), 55-62.

Eisenhauer, E. R., Tait, A. R., Rieh, S. Y., & Arslanian-Engoren, C. M. (2019). Participants Understanding of Informed Consent for Biobanking: A Systematic Review. Clinical Nursing Research, 28(1), 3051. https://doi.org/10.1177/1054773817722690

Soo Young Rieh, Erik Choi, Katie Sagan, and Jennifer Colby. 2017. Beyond Questioning and Answering: Teens' Learning Experiences and Benefits of Social Q&A Services. In Companion of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW '17 Companion). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 295-298. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3022198.3026350

Kevyn Collins-Thompson, Soo Young Rieh, Carl C. Haynes, and Rohail Syed. 2016. Assessing Learning Outcomes in Web Search: A Comparison of Tasks and Query Strategies. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 163-172. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2854946.2854972

Rieh, S. Y., Collins-Thompson, K., Hansen, P., & Lee, H.-J. (2016). Towards searching as a learning process: A review of current perspectives and future directions. Journal of Information Science, 42(1), 1934. https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551515615841


Loriene Roy

Loriene Roy

Loriene Roy, Bonnie Brzozowski and Nick Homenda, The Value of Service Learning Projects in Preparing LIS Students for Public Services Careers in Public Libraries, The Reference Librarian 53 (1) (January 2012) : 24-40.

Loriene Roy, Teaching Reference: Strategies and Philosophies,The Reference Librarian 53 (1) (January 2012): 1-3.

Loriene Roy, Library Instruction; The Teaching Prong in the Reference/Readers Advisory/Instruction Triad, The Reference Librarian 52 (3) (July-September 2011): 274-276.

Loriene Roy, Bonnie Brzozowski, Sara Arnold-Garza, and Kristi Beauchemin, 'Are You Searching for a New Job?: Texas Public Libraries Provide Services for Job Seekers, Texas Library Journal 87 (1) (Spring 2011): 30-33.


Ciaran Trace

Ciaran Trace

Ciaran B. Trace, Phenomenology, Experience, and the Essence of Documents as Objects, Information Research 22 (1) (2017).

Ciaran B. Trace and Unmil P. Karadkar, Information Management Practices in the Humanities: Scholarly Processes, Tools, and the Construction of Personal Collections, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 68 (2) (February 2017): 491-507.

Ciaran B. Trace, Ethnomethodology: Foundational Insights on the Nature and Meaning of Documents in Everyday Life, Journal of Documentation 72 (1) (2016):47-64.

Ciaran B. Trace, Atlanta between the Wars: The Creation of the Georgia Department of Archives and History, 1918-1936, Information and Culture: A Journal of History 50 (4) (2015): 504-553.

Ciaran B. Trace and Luis Francisco-Revilla, The Value and Complexity of Collection Arrangement for Evidentiary Work, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 66 (9) (2015): 18571882.


Bo Xie

Bo Xie

Su, Z., & Xie, B. (2018). Factors Influencing Female Chinese Cancer Patients' Health Information Preferences and Behaviors. In JOURNAL OF WOMENS HEALTH (Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 7-8).

Xie, B., Zhou, L., Yoder, L., Johnson, K., Garcia, A., & Kim, M. (n.d.). Ebola-Related Health Information Wanted and Obtained by Nurses and Public Health Department Employees: Effects of Formal and Informal Communication Channels. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 1-10. doi:10.1017/dmp.2019.45

Watkins, I. & Xie, B. (2015) Older adults' perceptions of using iPads for improving fruit and vegetable intake: An exploratory study. Care Management Journals, 16, 2-13. doi:10.1891/1521-0987.16.1.2.

Xie, B., Berkley, A. S., Kwak, J., Fleischmann, K. R., Champion, J. D., & Koltai, K. S. (2018). End-of-life decision making by family caregivers of persons with advanced dementia: A literature review of decision aids. SAGE Open Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050312118777517

Shovkun, M., Fleischmann, K. R. and Xie, B. ( 2018). Computational Social Science Using Topic Modeling: Analyzing Patients' Values Using a Large Hospital Survey. In L. Freund (Ed.), Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (pp. 890 891.) Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/pra2.2018.14505501163


Yan Zhang

Yan Zhang

Zhang, Y. (2014). Beyond quality and accessibility: Source selection in consumer health information searching. Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology, 65(5), 911-927.

Zhang, Y. , Broussard, R., Ke, W., & Gong, X. (2014). The evaluation of a Scatter/Gather interface for supporting distinct health information search tasks. Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology, 65(5), 1028-1041.

Zhang, Y. (2014). Searching for specific health-related information in MedlinePlus: Behavioral patterns and user experience. Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology, 65(1), 53-68.

Zhang, Y. (2013). The effects of preference for information on consumers' online health information search behavior. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15(11), e234. http://www.jmir.org/2013/11/e234 [available online]