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Date: Thursday, 22/Oct/2020
8:00am - 12:00pmPart 1: Metrics 2020: Workshop on Informetric and Scientometric Research (SIG-MET)
ID: 218 / Work 01-1: 1
8 hours
Topics: Library and Information Science
Keywords: SIG/MET, informetrics, scientometrics, bibliometrics, webometrics, altmetrics, workshop.

Metrics 2020: Workshop on Informetric and Scientometric Research (SIG-MET)

Shenmeng Xu1, Fei Shu2,3, Philippe Mongeon4

1University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, U.S.A.; 2Hangzhou Dianzi University, China; 3Université de Montréal, Canada; 4Aarhus University, Denmark

This full-day, 2-part workshop will be devoted to informetrics and scientometrics research. It will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of research and applications, including new theoretical approaches, indicators, and tools among young and established researchers, Ph.D. students, information professionals and librarians active in the field of informetrics and scientometrics.

1:00pm - 5:00pmPart 1: Conceptual Models in Sociotechnical Systems
ID: 186 / Work 02: 1
8 hours
Topics: Archives; Data Curation; and Preservation
Keywords: Conceptual Models, Sociotechnical Systems, Information Science, Critical Studies

Conceptual Models in Sociotechnical Systems

Nicholas Weber1, Katrina Fenlon2, Peter Organisciak3, Andrea K. Thomer4, Amelia Acker5, Ryan Shaw6

1University of Washington, USA; 2University of Maryland, USA; 3Denver University, USA; 4University of Michigan, USA; 5University of Texas, USA; 6University of North Carolina, USA

Conceptual models -- the representation of how a system works, as well as the information objects they process and transmit -- are fundamental to the construction, maintenance, and use of digital infrastructures that mutually constitute people and technology (the sociotechnical). Although conceptual models are critical to sociotechnical systems, they are often overlooked or under-described in information science research. This full day workshop will convene practitioners and researchers working towards the critical study of conceptual models in sociotechnical systems. In-progress research papers will be workshopped through presentations and discussion amongst participants, and two experts in the field will deliver keynote lectures. The outcomes of this workshop will include a white paper co-authored by participants, as well as the publication of proceedings in an open-access preprint repository.


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