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iConference 2024

Wisdom, Well-being, Win-win

Jilin University, China, and University of Tsukuba, Japan

Virtual: Mar. 15 - 18, 2024
Onsite: Apr. 22 - 26, 2024

iConference 2024
Numbers

Total virtual participants: 181
Total participants onsite in Changchun: 319

Full Research Papers: 36 (acceptance rate 33%)
Short Research Papers: 55

Chinese Research Papers: 68
Spanish & Portuguese Research Papers: 10

Posters: 49
Workshops & Panels: 17

Colloquia and Symposia acceptance: 53 (87%)

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Organizers

Conference Chair: Yingtong Guo and Jun Deng (School of Management, Jilin University, China), Atsushi Toshimori and Atsuyuki Morishima (Institute of Library, Information and Media Science, University of Tsukuba, Japan)

Full Research Papers Chairs: Hideo Joho (University of Tsukuba, Japan), Jie Ma (Jilin University, China) and Preben Hansen (Stockholm University, Sweden)

Short Research Papers Chairs: Dan Wu (Wuhan University, China), Masanori Koizumi (University of Tsukuba, Japan) and Anne Gilliland (University of California, USA)

Posters Chairs: Lei Pei (Nanjing University, China), Alex Poole (Drexel University, USA) and Ellie Sayyad Abdi (Curtin University, Australia)

Spanish-Portuguese Research Papers Chairs: Josep Cobarsí Morales (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain), Diana Lucio Arias (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana), Colombia, Sara Martínez Cardama (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain) and Alan César Belo Angeluci (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)

Chinese Research Papers Chairs: Xiwei Wang (Jilin University, China), Yang Zhang (Sun Yat-Sen University, China) and Gaohui Zhang (Central China Normal University, China)

Workshops & Panels Chairs: Ina Fourie (University of Pretoria, South Africa), Chengzhi Zhang (Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China) and Wonsik Jeff Shim (Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea)

Doctoral Colloquium Chairs: Widad Mustafa El Hadi (Europe & Africa, University of Lille, France), Howard Rosenbaum (North America, Indiana University Bloomington, USA), Tina Du (Asia Pacific, Charles Sturt University, Australia)

Early Career Colloquium Chairs: Charles Senteio (North America, Rutgers University, USA), Jiangping Chen (North America, University of North Texas, USA), Debbie Meharg (Europe & Africa, Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland), YuXiang Zhao (Asia Pacific, Nanjing University, China)

Student Symposium Chairs: Hui Yan (Asia Pacific, Renmin University of China, China), Romain Herault (Europe & Africa, Linnaeus University, Sweden) and Elizabeth Eikey (North America, University of Californa, USA)

Proceedings Chair: Isaac Sserwanga, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Program Committee

The Organizing Committee was responsible for the program.

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Sponsors & Partners

Adobe Japan, Springer, Research Data Management Librarian Academy, Information & Culture

Awards

Best Full Research Paper Award
Sponsored in 2024 by Springer Nature and the iSchools, the Award is presented to the author(s) of the conference’s most outstanding full research paper. The 2024 award included a prize of $1,000 U.S.

2024 WINNING PAPER
Title: What Motivates You to Use VR Exergames to Substitute for Real Sports? An Empirical Study Based on Technology Readiness and Technology Acceptance Model
Authors: H. Sun and Q. Ke

2024 RUNNERS UP (by ID):
Title: ID 132 "If I Like BLANK, What Else Will I Like?”: Analyzing a Human Recommendation Community on Reddit
Authors: T. B. M. Cao and T. Bogers
Title: ID 353 Towards a Better Understanding of Cyber Awareness Amongst Migrant Communities in Australia
Authors: M. Anwar, M. Saha, G. Oliver, M. Ibrahim and C. Rudolph
Title: ID 376 To Impress an Algorithm: Minoritized Applicants' Perception of Fairness in AI Hiring Systems
Authors: A. Girona and L. Yarger
Title: ID 403 Community Members' Perspective on Public Libraries as Places to Overcome Social Divisions: A Case Study in Oslo
Authors: T. Igarashi, J. Johnston and M. Koizumi

Best Short Research Paper
The 2024 award included a prize of $500 U.S.
2024 WINNER
Title: ID 434 A problematic dichotomy in the perspective of field theory: hermeneutics and quantitative analysis in distant reading
Authors: M. Chen

2024 RUNNERS UP, (by ID)
Title: ID 127 “Words Are Not Just Words; They Carry Experiences Within Them”: Navigating Personal Information Management in Multilingual Contexts
Author: L. Alon and M. Krtalić
Title: ID 133 AIGC-Enabled Interdisciplinary Science Measurement
Authors: J. Liu, X. Wang, D. Wang and L. Pei
Title: ID 181 A WOS-based Investigation of Authors for English Predatory Journals
Author: Q. Tan, X. Yuan and Z. Li
Title: ID 346 Data Curation Competencies, Skill sets, and Tools Analysis
Authors: A. Murillo, A. Yoon, M. Duncan and A. Thomas-Fennelly

Best Poster:
The 2024 award included a prize of $300 U.S.
2024 WINNER
Title: ID 137 Shaping the community identity of digital humanities: A global investigation on scholar composition of digital humanities centers
Authors: Z. Hu, J. Liu and L. Pei

2024 RUNNERS UP (by ID)
Title: ID 236 Assessing User Needs and Expectations of Informal Care Partners of People with Dementia for Digital Memory Book Applications
Authors: M. S. Park, C. Oh, Y. Lee, J. Bong, and H. S. Lee
Title: ID 268 Learning About Life in the US: A Pilot Study on the Information Behavior of Nigerian Diasporans
Authors: Y. Ajibola, J. Kociubuk, and C. Jackson
Title: ID 368 Mapping Areas in Need of Immigrant-Focused Crisis Support
Authors: L. Hong, A. Roeschley and Y. Du
Title: ID 445 Doc on the Tok: How BIPOC College Students Perceive Healthcare Professionals’ Social Media Content
Authors: K. N. Fletcher, M. Kazmi, A. Aljundi, J. Ingram, H. Thomas, K. Booth, and O. Haimson

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