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Mark Hepworth: in memoriam

Thomas Jackson (School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK)
Peter Willett (Information School, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK)

Aslib Journal of Information Management

ISSN: 2050-3806

Article publication date: 15 May 2017

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to honour the contributions of Mark Hepworth to library and information science (LIS).

Design/methodology/approach

The personal views of the two authors, both of whom knew Hepworth for many years.

Findings

The significance of Hepworth’s research in LIS, in particular to studies of information behaviour and information literacy.

Originality/value

Demonstrates the community’s appreciation of Hepworth’s contributions to the discipline.

Keywords

Citation

Jackson, T. and Willett, P. (2017), "Mark Hepworth: in memoriam", Aslib Journal of Information Management, Vol. 69 No. 3, pp. 258-260. https://doi.org/10.1108/AJIM-04-2017-0095

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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