Information Studies Reading Group

The purpose of a reading group is to foster conceptual development, create mental frameworks, and broaden perspectives through shared readings. Reading group characteristics include meeting regularly over time to create shared experience and to build common vocabulary.

Summer Informatics Reading Group 2010

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Summer Informatics Reading Group 2009

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Ocean Informatics Reading Group 2005

This group re-emerged recently in response to the recognition of the benefits of integrating, reflecting, exploring, articulating, and dialoguing (iREAD!) on new perspectives enabled by contemporary information science and technology. The emerging plan is to meet monthly and to identify strategic design teams or working groups to pursue topics of immediate interest to the community. Occasional guest authors of papers will be invited.

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Information Studies Reading Group 2004-2005

This group began Fall Quarter 2004 as a collaborative learning mechanism for the Comparative Interoperability Project. Readings explore sociotechnical and human dimensions of information systems, data and information management. Participation includes Interoperability project participants, UCSD and SIO staff as well as students. Guest authors of papers will be invited occasionally.

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Science Studies Technology Reading Group 2003-2004

This group met as an offshoot of the UCSD Science Studies Program under the guidance of Geoffrey Bowker (past Chair of the UCSD Communication Department and current Director of the Center for Science, Technology and Society at Santa Clara University.

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Ocean Informatics Reading Group 2003

A group drawing on the SIO Integrative Oceanography Division interdisciplinarity and the Long-Term Ecological Research Program information management "community-of-practice". The reading group formed to discuss articles about informatics topics (ie data management, information systems, information science) with the explicit aim of exploring and articulating the concept of an Ocean Informatics environment.

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