publications and talks

Copies of articles and a chronological version of this list until 2012 are available via the HHU Düsseldorf website.

BOOK (MONOGRAPH)

Twitter and Society
BOOK (EDITED COLLECTION)

  • Weller, K., Bruns, A., Burgess, J., Mahrt, M., & Puschmann, C. (Eds.) (2014). Twitter and Society. New York et al.: Peter Lang. (ISBN: 978-1-4331-2169-2) [Please get in touch with me via email for a cc version of the ebook.]

PROCEEDINGS (Editor)

  • Tokar, A., Beurskens, M., Keuneke, S., Mahrt, M., Peters, I., Puschmann, C., van Treeck, T., Weller, K. (2012). Science and the Internet. Düsseldorf: Düsseldorf University Press. (ISBN 978-3-943460-16-2)
  • Ockenfeld, M., Peters, I., & Weller, K. (Eds.) (2012). Social Media & Web Science. Das Web als Lebensraum. Proceedings der 2. DGI-Konferenz, 64. Jahrestagung der DGI. Frankfurt a. M.: DGI. (ISBN 978-3-925474-72-9)
  • Peters, I., Puschmann, C., Trkulja, V., & Weller, K. (Eds.) (2010). Social Software @ Work. Collaborative Work, Communication and Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice. Proceedings of the 1st Interdisciplinary Workshop. Düsseldorf, Germany, September 28th and 29th, 2009. CEUR Workshop Proceedings (Vol. 591).

GUEST EDITOR FOR JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUES

  • Bruns, A., & Weller, K. (2014). Twitter Data Analytics. Special issue of ASLIB Journal of Information Managment, 66(3).
  • Weller, K., & Strohmaier, M. (2014). Social Media in Academia. Special issue of it Information Technology, 56(5).
  • Weller, K., & Peters, I. (Eds.) (2010). Generation International. Die Zukunft von Information, Wissenschaft und Profession. Information – Wissenschaft und Praxis, 61 (2) [Special issue, Young Information Professionals Day, DGI-Tagung 2009].

BOOK CHAPTERS

JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Weller, K. (2016). Trying to understand social media users and usage: The forgotten features of social media platforms. Online Information Review, 40(2), pp.256-264. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/OIR-09-2015-0299
  • Weller, K. (2015). Accepting the challenges of social media research. Online Information Review, 39(3), 281-289. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/OIR-03-2015-0069
  • Weller, K. (2014). What do we get from Twitter – and What Not? A Close Look at Twitter Research in the Social Sciences. Knowledge Organization 41(3), 238-248.
  • Stock, W. G., Peters, I., & Weller, K. (2010). Social Semantic Corporate Digital Libraries: Joining Knowledge Representation and Knowledge Management. In A. Woodsworth (Ed.), Advances in Librarianship, Volume 32 (pp. 137–158). Bingley: Emerald Publishing.
  • Weller, K. (2009). Ontologien: Stand und Entwicklung der Semantik für das World Wide Web. LIBREAS – Library Ideas, 5(2/15).
  • Klein, R.N., Beutelspacher, L., Hauk, K., Terp, C., Anuschewski, D., Zensen, C., Trkulja, V., & Weller, K. (2009): Informationskompetenz in Zeiten des Web 2.0. Chancen und Herausforderungen im Umgang mit Social Software. Information – Wissenschaft und Praxis, 60 (3), 129–142.
  • Peters, I., & Weller, K. (2008). Tag Gardening for Folksonomy Enrichment and Maintenance. Webology, 5(3).
  • Weller, K., & Stock, W. G. (2008). Transitive Meronymy: Automatic Concept-based Query Expansion Using Weighted Transitive Part-Whole Relations. Information – Wissenschaft & Praxis, 59(3), 165–170.
  • Mainz, I., Weller, K., Paulsen, I., Mainz, D., Kohl, J., & von Haeseler, A. (2008). Ontoverse: Collaborative Ontology Engineering for the Life Sciences. Information – Wissenschaft und Praxis, 59(2), 91–99.
  • Peters, I., & Weller, K. (2008). Paradigmatic and Syntagmatic Relations in Knowledge Organization Systems. Information – Wissenschaft & Praxis, 59(2), 100–107.
  • Altvater-Mackensen, N., Balicki, G., Bestakowa, L., Bocatius, B., Braun, J., Brehmer, L., Brune, V., Eigmeier, K., Erdem, F., Fritscher, R., Jacobs, A., Klingsporn, B., Konsinski, M., Kuntze, J., Lee, J.-R., Osterhage, A., Probost, M., Risch, T., Schmitt, T., Stock, W. G., Sturm, A., Weller, K., & Werner, K. (2005). Science and Technology in the Region: The Output of Regional Science and Technology, its Strengths and its Leading Institutions. Scientometrics, 63(3), 463–529.

PAPERS IN CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP PROCEEDINGS (peer reviewed)

  • Bruns, A., & Weller, K. (2016). Twitter as a First Draft of the Present – and the Challenges of Preserving It for the Future. In Proceedings of ACM Web Science Conference 2016. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2908131.2908174 (view full text (authors’ version) at SSOAR).
  • Weller, K., & Kinder-Kurlanda, K.E. (2016). A Manifesto for Data Sharing in Social Media Research. In Proceedings of ACM Web Science Conference 2016. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2908131.2908172 (open access at ACM portal). See  also our presentation slides: WebSci16_Weller+Kinder.
  • Weller, K., & Kinder-Kurlanda, K.E. (2015). “Uncovering the Challenges in Collection, Sharing and Documentation: The Hidden Data of Social Media Research? .” In Standards and Practices in Large-Scale Social Media Research: Papers from the 2015 ICWSM Workshop. Proceedings Ninth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media Oxford University, May 26, 2015 – May 29, 2015, 28-37. Ann Arbor, MI: AAAI Press. http://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/ICWSM/ICWSM15/paper/viewFile/10657/10552.
  • Weller, Katrin, and Katharina E. Kinder-Kurlanda (2014). ““I love thinking about ethics!” Perspectives on ethics in social media research.” Internet Research (IR15), Deagu, South Korea, 22.-24.10.2014. Paper to be published in Selected Papers of Internet Research, view preprint HiddenDataEthics_Weller+Kinder-Kurlanda_IR15-preprint.
  • Kinder-Kurlanda, K. E.; Weller, K. (2014). “I always feel it must be great to be a Hacker!”: The role of interdisciplinary work in social media research. In Proceedings of the 2014 ACM Web Science Conference WebSci’14, June 23–26, 2014, Bloomington, IN, USA, pp. 91-98. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2615569.2615685. View preprint version hiddendata_websci14-preprint_Kinder-Kurlanda+Weller(2014).
  • Weller, K. & Bruns, A. (2013). Friends or followers? The relations between German soccer clubs and their fans on Twitter. In: Selected Papers of Internet Research (SPIR). Proceedings of ir14 – Resistence and Appropriation, Denver. Download PDF: German-Soccer-Clubs-Twitter_Weller+Bruns2013
  • Weller, K, & Bruns, A. (2013). Das Spiel dauert 140 Zeichen: Wie deutsche Fußballvereine Twitter für Marketing und Fan-Kommunikation entdecken. In: Griesbaum, Joachim; Heuwing, Ben; Ruppenhofer, Josef; Werner, Katrin (Hrsg.): HiER 2013. Proceedings des 8. Hildesheimer Evaluierungs- und Retrievalworkshop, Hildesheim: Universität Hildesheim, S. 119-131.
  • Weller, K., & Peters, I. (2012). Citations in Web 2.0. In A. Tokar et al., Science and the Internet (pp. 209-222). Düsseldorf: Düsseldorf University Press.
  • Weller, K., Dornstädter, R., Freimanis, R., Klein, R.N., Perez, M. (2011). Social Software in Forschung und Lehre. Drei Studien zum Einsatz von Web 2.0 Diensten. In. S. Schomburg, C. Leggewie, H. Lobin, & C. Puschmann (Eds.), Digitale Wissenschaft: Stand und Entwicklung digital vernetzter Forschung in Deutschland (pp. 89–97). HBZ: Köln.
  • Weller, K., Dröge, E., & Puschmann, C. (2011). Citation Analysis in Twitter: Approaches for Defining and Measuring Information Flows within Tweets during Scientific Conferences. In M. Rowe, M. Stankovic, A.-S. Dadzie, & M. Hardey (Eds.), Making Sense of Microposts (#MSM2011), Workshop at Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2011), Crete, Greece (pp. 1–12). CEUR Workshop Proceedings Vol. 718.
  • Dröge, E., Maghferat, P., Puschmann, C., Verbina, J., & Weller, K. (2011). Konferenz-Tweets. Ein Ansatz zur Analyse der Twitter-Kommunikation bei wisseschaftlichen Konferenzen. In J. Griesbaum, T. Mandl, C. Womser-Hacker (Eds.), Information und Wissen: global, sozial und frei? Proceedings des 12. Internationalen Symposiums für Informationswissenchaft (pp. 98–110). Boizenburg: VWH.
  • Weller, K. (2010). Anforderungen an die Wissensrepräsentation im Social Semantic Web. In M. Ockenfeld (Ed.), Semantic Web und Linked Data: Elemente zukünftiger Informationsinfrastrukturen. 1. DGI-Konferenz, 62. Jahrestagung der DGI, Frankfurt a.M., Germany (pp. 33–42). Frankfurt am Main: DGI.
  • Peters, I., Stock, W. G., & Weller, K. (2010). Joining Knowledge Representation and Knowledge Management in Digital Libraries. In D. C. Kar et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL 2010), Delhi, India (pp. 659–675). New Delhi: TERI Press.
  • Dittmann, C., Dittmann, M., Peters, I., & Weller, K. (2009). Persönliches Tag Gardening mit tagCare. In M. Ockenfeld (Ed.), Generation international – die Zukunft von Information, Wissenschaft und Profession. Proceedings der 31. Online-Tagung der DGI, Frankfurt a.M., Germany (pp. 117–128). Frankfurt am Main: DGI.
  • Peters, I., Gust von Loh, S., & Weller, K. (2009). Multimediale und kollaborative Lehr- und Lernumgebungen in der akademischen Ausbildung. In R. Kuhlen (Ed.), Information: Droge, Ware oder Commons? Wertschöpfungs- und Transformationsprozesse auf den Informationsmärkten. Proceedings des 11. Internationalen Symposiums für Informationswissenschaft (ISI 2009), Konstanz, Germany (pp. 363–377). Boizenburg: Verlag Werner Hülsbusch.
  • El Jerroudi, Z., Weinbrenner, S., Mainz, D., & Weller, K. (2008). Kollaborative Ontologieentwicklung mit interaktiver visueller Unterstützung. In M. Herczeg & M. C. Kindsmüller (Eds.), Mensch & Computer 2008. Proceedings der 8. fachübergreifenden Konferenz für interaktive und kooperative Medien: Viel mehr Interaktion, Lübeck, Germany (pp. 87–96). München: Oldenbourg.
  • Weller, K., & Peters, I. (2008). Seeding, Weeding, Fertilizing: Different Tag Gardening Activites for Folksonomy Maintenance and Enrichment. In S. Auer, S. Schaffert & T. Pellegrini (Eds.), Proceedings of I-Semantics, International Conference on Semantic Systems, Graz, Austria (pp. 110–117). Graz: JUCS.
  • Mainz, D., Paulsen, I., Mainz, I., Weller, K., Kohl, J., & von Haeseler, A. (2008). Knowledge Acquisition Focused Cooperative Development of Bio-Ontologies: A Case Study with BIO2Me. In M. Elloumi, et al. (Eds.), Communications in Computer and Information Science: Vol. 13. Bioinformatics Research and Development. Second International Conference, BIRD 2008. Vienna, Austria (pp. 258–272). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.
  • Weller, K. (2008). KOSO: A Reference-Ontology for Reuse of Existing Knowledge Organization Systems. In Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Knowledge Reuse and Reengineering over the Semantic Web (KRRSW 08), ESWC 2008, Tenerife, Spain (pp. 31–40).
  • Weller, K. (2007). Folksonomies and Ontologies: Two New Players in Indexing and Knowledge Representation. In H. Jezzard (Ed.), Applying Web 2.0: Innovation, Impact and Implementation. Proceedings of the Online Information Conference, London, Great Britain (pp. 108–115). London: Learned Information Europe Ltd.
  • Weller, K., Mainz, D., Mainz, I., & Paulsen, I. (2007). Semantisches und vernetztes Wissensmanagement für Forschung und Wissenschaft. In R. Ball (Ed.), Wissenschaftskommunikation der Zukunft. Proceedings der 4. Konferenz der Zentralbibliothek Forschungszentrum Jülich (WissKom 2007), Jülich, Germany (pp. 33–46). Jülich: Forschungszentrum Jülich.
  • Weller, K., Mainz, D., Mainz, I., & Paulsen, I. (2007). Wissenschaft 2.0? Social Software im Einsatz für die Wissenschaft. In M. Ockenfeld (Ed.), Information in Wissenschaft, Bildung und Wirtschaft. Proceedings der 29. Online-Tagung der DGI, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (pp. 121–136). Frankfurt am Main: DGI.
  • Paulsen, I., Mainz, D., Weller, K., Mainz, I., Kohl, J., & von Haeseler, A. (2007). Ontoverse: Collaborative Knowledge Management in the Life Science Network. In Proceedings of the German eScience Conference (GES 2007), Baden Baden, Germany. Max Planck Digital Library, ID 316588.0.
  • Weller, K. (2006). Kooperativer Ontologieaufbau. In M. Ockenfeld (Ed.), Content. Proceedings der 28. Online Tagung der DGI, Frankfurt a.M., Germany (pp. 227–234). Frankfurt am Main: DGI.

POSTERS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (peer reviewed)

WORKING PAPERS

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

  • 04.11.2013: Weller, Katrin (2013): The Pleasures and Perils of Studying Twitter. Presentation at Researching Social Media Conference. (Invited keynote). Sheffield, UK.
  • 04.06.2012: Tweeting the News. Invited keynote talk, Social Media in the News Workshop (SocMedNews), International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2012), Dublin.

INVITED TALKS

      14.05.2015: Weller, K. (2015): The digital traces of user-generated content: How social media data may becmoe the historical sources of the future. Lecture at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress, Washington D.C., USA.

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      30.04.2015: Weller, K. (2015). Chances and Challenges of Studying Social Media Data. Presentation at University of Maryland, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities.

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  • 17.11.2014: Weller, K. (2014): Twitter and Society. Presentation at workshop “Digitale Durchdringung”, organized by FoKoS, Universität Siegen.
  • 04.07.2014: Weller, K.(2014): Publishing with impact. Presentation at 3rd PhD Forum of the Leibniz Association’s Section B, Halle (Saale), Germany.
  • 28.05.2014: Weller, K. (2014): Alternative metrics to measure scholarly performance and their use across disciplines. Can big (and Sometimes messy) data facilitate collaboration?. Methods, Models, Tools, Best Practices, and Next Steps in Exploring Multi-Institutional Interdisciplinary Collaboration Online and Onsite; Workshop Sponsored by HASTAC, the NSF EAGER Grant team, and the Duke University PhD Lab on Digital Knowledge. Invited talk.
  • 05.03.2014: Weller, Katrin (2013): ‘What’s new in social media research? A quick guide through recent publications (2012-2013) for social scientists‘. Workshop at General Online Research GOR14, Cologne. Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/katrinweller/whats-new-in-social-media-research
  • 03.05.2013: Weller, Katrin; Demmer, Chris J. (2013): Twitter und die Landtagswahl in Nordrhein-Westfalen 2012. Presentation at Workshop “Social Media und politische Öffentlichkeit”. München, Germany.
  • 06.02. 2013: Weller, Katrin (2013): Open Online Communities. From Knowledge to Metrics. Invited presentation at Open Online Communities workshop, Brest, France.
  • 28.06.2011, Brisbane: Approaches to Analyzing Scientific Communication on Twitter. Präsentation at Workshop “The World According to Twitter”. (Together with Cornelius Puschmann).

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND POSTERS (peer reviewed, without published papers)

MAGISTER’S THESIS

  • Weller, K. (2005). Britische Filmpropaganda während des Zweiten Weltkrieges [British film propaganda during World War II]. Magisterarbeit zur Erlangung des Grades Magistra Artium der Philosophischen Fakultät der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf. Oktober 2005. [Magister thesis at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf. October 2005.]

OTHER PUBLICATIONS
Additional, non-reviewd publications can be found here (including the “Social Media” series for the Journal “PASSWORD”).

  • Weller, K., Meckel, M. S., & Stahl, M. (2013): Social Media. Recherche Spezial (1/2013). (Download PDF)
  • Klimpel, P., & Keiper, J. (Eds.) (2013): Was bleibt. Nachhaltigkeit der Kultur in der digitalen Welt. Ergebnisse der 8. Initiative des HIIG Co:llaboratory. (view online, ISBN: 978-3-944362-03-8)