CIRSS - Research Areas Collections and Curation e-Science Digital Humanities Socio-technical Data Analytics

The activities of the GSLIS Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS) are aimed at advancing how scientists and scholars work with digital information and new technologies to support the dynamic interplay among information, people, and information systems. Current research emphases include the curation of research data, socio-technical data analytics, scientific data and knowledge management, and large-scale digital research collections. CIRSS also helps lead the development and management of related GSLIS academic programs, the Specialization in Data Curation and the Socio-technical Data Analytics (SODA) specialization.

CIRSS - Research Areas

Recent Publications

Dey, S., Köhler, S., Bowers, S., & Ludäscher, B.. (2015). Computing Location-Based Lineage from Workflow Specifications to Optimize Provenance Queries. In B. Ludäscher & Plale, B., Provenance and Annotation of Data and Processes (Vol. 8628, pp. 180-193). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16462-5_14 Read more

Cuevas-Vicenttín, V., Kianmajd, P., Ludäscher, B., Missier, P., Chirigati, F., Wei, Y., et al.. (2015). Provenance Storage, Querying, and Visualization in PBase. In Provenance and Annotation of Data and Processes (pp. 239-241). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16462-5 Read more

Dong, Y., Keating, K.M., Khetani, R.S., Fields, C., Inskeep, W.P., Sanford, R.A., Yau, P.M., Imai, B.S., Hernandez, A..G., Wright, C., Srivastava, V., Weber, J., Bulone, V., Cann, I.K.O., Guang, S., and Fouke, B.W. (2015) Survival Strategies of Low-Diversity Filamentous Microbial Mats within High-Temperature, Dysoxic and Turbulent Environments of Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, USA. The ISME Journal. Accepted. Read more

Blake, C., Souden,M., Anderson, C.L., Twidale, M., and Stelmack, J.E. (2015) Online Question Answering Practices Supporting Healthcare Data Re-use, Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T),Nov.6-10th,2015, St Louis, MO. Read more

Palmer, C.L. (2014c). Putting research data into context: scholarly, professional, & educational approaches to curating data for reuse. Association for Information Science & Technology, Annual Meeting, October 31-November 5, 2014, Seattle, WA. (Panel presentation. Organizer: Ixchel Faniel, co-presenter David Minor). Read more

Palmer, C.L. (2014b) Data curation research and education snapshot. Information School Founding Board Meeting, September 12, 2014, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Read more

Fouke, B. W. (2014) State-of-the-Art Oil Field Geobiology: Implications of Exploration and Production. University of Petroleum and Engineering Sciences (UPES), Dehradun, India, AAPG Roy M. Huffington Distinguished Lecturer of the Asia-Pacific Region. (Invited Lecture.) Read more


March 8, 2016

Bhattacharyya to speak at American Comparative Literature Association meeting

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January 27, 2016

Computational Social Science Workshop takes place Saturday 30 January

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December 8, 2015

Cole named CIRSS coordinator for library applications

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December 1, 2015

Mellon Foundation supports CIRSS research on linked open data, digitized special collections

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CIRSS Seminar

Panel on Memory and Personal Archiving

Leader(s): Organizer: Lori Kendall, Associate Professor at GSLIS; Presenters: Jimi Jones, Beth Strickland, Ruohua Han and Emily Lawrence, GSLIS PhD students

Friday, April 29, 2016, 4:00pm–5:00pm

E-Research Roundtable

Challenges and Opportunities in Curating Large Administrative and Clinical Datasets for Research Use

Leader(s): Maria Souden

Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 12:30 pm–2:00 pm