Research

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Human information interraction
  • Decision making and emotions in information seeking and use
  • Research methods

REFEREED ARTICLES

Lopatovska, I. (2017, accepted). Pursuing Research, Education and Library Outreach Goals: A Case Study of Visual Literacy Project Paper to be presented at the 9th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, May 23-26, Limerick, Ireland.

Lopatovska, I. Hatoum, S. Waterstraut, S., Novak, L. & Sheer, S. (2016). Not just a pretty picture: visual literacy education through art for young children Journal of Documentation72(6), 1197 – 1227.

Lopatovska, I. & Sessions, D. (2016). Understanding academic reading in the context of information-seeking. Library Review, 65(8/9), 502-518.

Lopatovska, I., & Regalado, M. (2016). How students use their libraries: A case study of four academic libraries. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 23(4), 381-399.

Lopatovska, I. (2015). Reflections on the state of Ukrainian libraries and information institutions. Вісник Книжкової палати (Bulletin of the Book Chamber), 9(230). 19-22.

Lopatovska, I. (2015). Museum website features, aesthetics and visitors’ impressions: a case study of four museums. Museum Management and Curatorship, 30(3), 191-207. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09647775.2015.1042511

McDonald, E., Rosenfield, M., Furlow, T., Kron, T., & Lopatovska, I. (2015). Book or NOOK? Information behavior of academic librariansAslib Journal of Information Management 67(5), 374-291. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/AJIM-12-2014-0183

Lopatovska, I. (2014). Toward a model of emotions and mood in the online information search process. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 65(9), 1775-1793. doi: 10.1002/asi.23078

Lopatovska, I. & Ransom, E. (2014). The state of L-schools: intellectual diversity and faculty composition. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science. 48(1), 18-35. doi: 10.1177/0961000614533718.

Lopatovska, I., Slater, A., Beauregard, C., El Mimouni, H., Lange, L., & Orlofsky, V. L. (2014). In transition: Academic e-book reading in an institution without e-books. Library Review, 63(4/5), 261-275.

Lopatovska, I. & Smiley, B. (2014). Proposed model of information behaviour in crisis: The case of “Sandy.”Information Research, 19(1), paper 610. Retrieved from http://InformationR.net/ir/19-1/paper610.html

Lopatovska, I., & Arapakis, I. (2011). Theories, methods and current research on emotions in library and information science, information retrieval and human-computer interaction.Information Processing and Management 47(4), 575-592. doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2010.09.001

Lopatovska, I., Basen, A. S., Duneja, A. M., Kwong, H., Pasquinelli, D. L., Sopab, S., Brian J. Stokes, B. J., & Weller, C. (2011). Information behavior of New York City subway commuters. Information Research, 16(4), paper 501.

Gwizdka, J. & Lopatovska, I. (2009). The role of subjective factors in the information search process. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 60(12), 2452-2464.

Lopatovska, I. & Mokros, H. (2007). Willingness to pay and experienced utility as measures of affective value in the information retrieval objects: users’ accountsInformation Processing and Management, 44(1), 92-104.

REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

Lopatovska, I. (2017, accepted). Pursuing Research, Education and Library Outreach Goals: A Case Study of Visual Literacy Project. Paper to be presented at the 9th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, May 23-26, Limerick, Ireland.

Lopatovska, I. & Volpe, A. (2017, April). Developing Visual Literacy Programming For Very Young Children. Demonstration presented at Museums and the Web, April 19-22, 2017, Cleveland, OH. Abstract retrieved from http://mw17.mwconf.org/proposal/developing-visual-literacy-programming-for-very-young-children/.

Lopatovska, I., & Seminelli, H. (2017,March). Strategies for teaching statistical literacy to not-math-savvy students. Presented at the 29th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, March 9-12, 2017, Chicago, IL.

Lopatovska, I. (2016,October). Three types of affect tags for art images. Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, October 14-18, 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Lopatovska, I. (2016, October). Engaging young children in visual literacy instruction. Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, October 14-18, 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Lopatovska, I. [panel organizer], Byström, K., Given, L. M., O’Brien, H. and Rorissa, A. (2016). Life After tenure: Professional development strategies for mid-career faculty. To be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, October 14-18, 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Lopatovska, I., Barsan, E., Mbaye, A., Skinner-O’Neill, R., Ward, A. (2016). Design principles for developing visual literacy programs for pre-K children. Proceedings of the 2016 iConference: Partnership with Society, March 20-23, 2016, Philadelphia, PA. Retrieved from https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/89380/Lopatovska205.pdf

Lopatovska, I., Arthur, K. L., Bardoff, C., Diolola, J., Furlow, T., Honor,L., Kluberdanz, R., Kron, T., Leon, C. A., Mortensen, E.,  & Shaw, J. (2015). Engaging digital artworks through emotion: interface design case study. Proceedings of the 2015 iConference: Create, Collaborate, Celebrate, March 24-27, 2015, Newport Beach, CA. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/2142/73435

O’Brien, H., Gwizdka, J., Lopatovska, I. (panel co-organizer) & Mostafa, J. (2015). Psycho-physiological Methods in Information Science:  Fit or Fad?. Proceedings of the 2015 iConference: Create, Collaborate, Celebrate, March 24-27, 2015, Newport Beach, CA. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/2142/73773

Arapakis, I., O’Brien, H. & Lopatovska, (workshop co-organizer). (2015). On the role of engagement in information seeking contexts: From research to implementation. Proceedings of the 2015 iConference: Create, Collaborate, Celebrate, March 24-27, 2015, Newport Beach, CA. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/2142/73786

Lopatovska, (2014, April). User expectations for museum digital collections. Lightning Talk presented at Museums and the Web, April 2-5, 2014, Baltimore, MD. Abstract retrieved from http://mw2014.museumsandtheweb.com/proposals/7509/

Lopatovska, I. (panel organizer), Cool, C., Graves-Krishnaswami, J., Li, P., MacDonald, C., Rabina, D. & Sula. C. (2014, January). Developing research culture within LIS master degree programs. Annual Meeting of the Association for Library and Information Science Educators, January 22, 2014, Philadelphia, PA.

Lopatovska, I. & Regalado, M. (2014, May). Eat, rest, work: A case study of four academic libraries. Paper presented at the 6th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference, May 27-30, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

Lopatovska, I. (panel co-organzier) & Pattuelli, M. C. (2014, May). Changing reading practices in academia. Panel presented at the 6th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference, May 27-30, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

Peet, L. Nishimoto, D., Evans, J., Harwood, J., and Lopatovska, I. (2014, May). SWOT analysis of emerging technology: The case of e-books. Paper presented at the 6th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference, May 27-30, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

Lopatovska, I., Bierlein, I.  Lember, H. & Meyer, E. (2013). Exploring requirements for online art collections. Proceedings of the 76th ASIS&T Annual Meeting,  November 1-6, 2013, Montreal, Canada. Retrieved from http://www.asis.org/asist2013/proceedings/submissions/posters/38poster.pdf

Lopatovska, I. (2013, June). Investigating information technology preferences: methodological issues.  Paper presented at the  5th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference, June 4-7, 2013, Rome, Italy.

Lopatovska. I. & Pattuelli, M. C. (2013, June). Understanding complex phenomena through an educational lens: the case of fluid reading.  Paper presented at the 5th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference, June 4-7, 2013, Rome, Italy.

Lopatovska, I., Pattuelli, M. C., Lange, L. & Ludas Orlofsky, V. (2013).E-books in academia: Expectations and challenges. Honorable Mention. Proceedings of  the 2013 i-Conference: Scholarship in Action: Data • Innovation • Wisdom, February 12-15 2013, Fort Worth, TX. doi:10.9776/13261. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/2142/39231

Lopatovska, I. (2012). Information behavior underground: New York City, Paris. In G. Giannakopoulos, D. Sakas, D. Vlachos & D. Kyriaki-Manessi (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Integrated Information, August 30-September 3, 2012, Budapest, Hungary. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 73, 224-231. doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.02.045. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042813003388

Lopatovska, I., Fenton, M., & Campot, S. (2012). Examining preferences for search engines and their effects on information behavior. In A. Grove (Ed.), Proceedings of the 75th ASIS&T Annual Meeting, October 26-30, 2012, Baltimore, MD. Retrieved from http://www.asis.org/asist2012/proceedings/Submissions/110.pdf

Lopatovska, I. (panel organizer), Pattuelli, M. C., Bates, M.,  Buckland, M., Dalbello, M., Hastings, S. & Giannini, T. (2012).  iSchools and L-Schools: Converging or diverging communities?  Proceedings of the 75th ASIS&T Annual Meeting, October 26-November 2, 2012, Baltimore, MD. Retrieved from http://www.asis.org/asist2012/proceedings/Submissions/56.pdf

Lopatovska, I. (2011, April). Emotional correlates of information retrieval behaviors. Paper presented at the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI) 2011, Workshop on Affective Computational Intelligence, April 11-15, 2011, Paris, France.

Lopatovska, I. (2011). Researching emotion: Challenges and solutions. Proceedings of the 2011 i-Conference, February 8-11, 2011, Seattle, WA, 225-229. doi:10.1145/1940761.1940792.

Lopatovska, I., O’Brien, H., Rieh, S. Y., & Wildemuth B. (2011).  Capturing the complexity of information interactions: Measurement and evaluation issues.  In A. Grove (Ed.), Proceedings of the 74th ASIS&T Annual Meeting, October 9-12, 2011, New Orleans, LA. Retrieved from http://www.asis.org/asist2011/proceedings/submissions/57_FINAL_SUBMISSION.docx

Lopatovska, I. (2010, January). Online search: Uncovering affective characteristics of information retrieval experience. Poster presented at the 2010 ALISE Annual Conference, January 13, 2010, Boston, MA. Retrieved from http://www.alise.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=215#29

Lopatovska, I. (2009). Searching for good mood: Examining relationships between search task and mood. In A. Grove (Ed.), Proceedings of the 72nd ASIS&T Annual Meeting, November 6-11, 2009, Vancouver, Canada. Retrieved from http://www.asis.org/Conferences/AM09/open-proceedings/papers/22.xml

Lopatovska, I. (2009). Does the mood matter? Proceedings of the 2009 3rd International Conference on Affective Computing & Intelligent Interaction, September 10-12, 2009, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. doi: 10.1109/ACII.2009.5349588

Lopatovska, I. (2008, January). Online search: Uncovering affective characteristics of information retrieval experience. Poster presented at the 2008 ALISE Annual Conference, January 8, 2008, Philadelphia, PA. Retrieved from http://www.alise.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=181#32

Lopatovska, I. (2007, May). Finding vs. Using: Examination of the actual use of search results in college essays.  Paper presented at Libraries in the Digital Age, May 30, 2007, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Lopatovska, I. (2007). Decision making framework for thinking about information seeking behavior. Proceedings of the 70th ASIS&T Annual Meeting , October 19-24, 2007, Milwaukee, WI. Retrieved from http://www.asis.org/Conferences/AM07/proceedings/papers/52/52_paper.html

Lopatovska, I. (2006). Measuring affective reactions on information objects: Quantitative vs. qualitative analysis. In A. Grove (Ed.), Proceedings of the 69th ASIS&T Annual Meeting, November 3-8, 2006, Austin, TX. Retrieved from http://www.asis.org/Conferences/AM06/proceedings/posters/240/240_poster.html

Dalbello, M., Lopatovska, I., Mahony, P., & Ron, N. (2006, May). Electronic texts and the citation system of scholarly journals in the humanities: Case studies of citation practices in the fields of classical studies and English literature. Paper presented at Libraries in the Digital Age, May 31, 2006, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Lopatovska, I. (2005). Measuring experienced utility of information retrieval systems: Experimental approach. In A. Grove (Ed.), Proceedings of the 68th ASIS&T Annual Meeting, October 28-November 2, 2005, Charlotte, NC. Retrieved from http://www.asis.org/AM05Proceedings/posters/poster_pdf/223_poster.pdf

Justice, Y., Lopatovska, I., Reed, R., & Schultz-Jones, B. (2005, April). Managing ethnographic results: A comparison of data analysis methodologies for rapid assessment. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Applied Anthropology, April 7, 2005, Santa Fe, NM.

Lopatovska, I. V., Oguz, F., & Moen, W. E.  (2004, November). Design, development, and implementation of a Texas library directory database: A multipurpose database for the Library of Texas. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, November 12-17, 2004, Providence, RI. Abstract retrieved from http://www.asis.org/Conferences/AM04/abstracts/107.html

Justice, Y., Lopatovska, I., Reed, R., & Schultz-Jones, B. (2004, April). Mastering success: Corporate culture at a not-for-profit organization. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Applied Anthropology, April 3, 2004, Dallas, TX.

RECENT NON-CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Lopatovska, I. (2017, April 6). Capturing Emotional Dimension of Art Images. Presented at ASIS&T Student Chapter Speakeasy Series, Pratt Institute, New York, NY.

Lopatovska, I. (June 16). Interview as an assessment and research tool. Workshop presented at the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), New York, NY.

Lopatovska, I. (June 16). Dealing with Qualitative Data. Workshop presented at the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), New York, NY.

Lopatovska, I. (2016, Feburary 11).  Understanding numbers: Basics of statistical literacy. Workshop presented at New York City Digital Humanities (NYCDH) Week, Pratt Institute, New York, NY.

Lopatovska, I. (2015, September 24). Librarians and revolution. Presented at ASIS&T Student Chapter Speakeasy Series, Pratt Institute, New York, NY.

Lopatovska, I. (2013, October 25). Mastering research and publication skills. Workshop presented at ASIS&T Student Chapter event, Pratt Institute, New York, NY.

Lopatovska, I. (2013, April 1). The affective museums project. Part I: affect and art. Presented at ASIS&T Student Chapter Speakeasy Series, Pratt Institute, New York, NY.

Lopatovska, I. (2011, April 20). Understanding information interactions: Intellectual and practical perspectives. Presented at Ph.D. Alumni Research Presentations, School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Moen, W. E., Murray, K. R., & Lopatovska, I. (2004). Optimizing resource discovery service interface: the Library of Texas challenge. In P. Brophy, S. Fisher, & J. Craven (Eds.), Libraries Without Walls 5: The Distributed Delivery of Library and Information Services (161-173). London: Facet Publishing.

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