The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of research in the Department of Information Studies at the University of Wales Aberystwyth and an introduction to the papers in the special issue.
A narrative review of the previous research activities and contemporary research environment of the Department of Information Studies.
There is more to be learnt about the future of the research assessment exercise, whether it is moving to a metrics‐based system, or whether the system will look more favourably on departments that attract a range of research funding.
Identifies how changes in the scope of research activities in a department reflect changes in research funding and structures for the information sector, as well as changes in staff interests.
Ellis, D. and Urquhart, C. (2006), "Research in the Department of Information Studies, University of Wales Aberystwyth: an overview", Aslib Proceedings, Vol. 58 No. 6, pp. 469-475. https://doi.org/10.1108/00012530610713551Download as .RIS
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