Category:Library and Information Studies
Issue 6 2014 Festschrift in honour of Nigel Ford
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Issue 1 2007 Human information behavior
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Issue 1 2005 Library and information science and the philosophy of science
Shared information practices on Facebook: The formation and development of a sustainable online communityAmeera Mansour
This study aims to develop an in-depth understanding of the underlying dynamics of an emergent shared information practice within a Facebook group, and the resources the…
Contemporary adult readers' advisory aims to adhere to (what I term) a pure preference satisfaction model in which librarians provide nonjudgmental book recommendations…
The purpose of this article is to explore the influence of books, libraries and reading on the experience of time within the prison environment.
This paper proposes a new perspective on the enormous and unresolved challenge to existing practices of publication and documentation posed by the outputs of digital…
A structure–agency integrative framework for information access disparity : Rediscovery of practice in dividing Society's information rich and poorLiangzhi Yu, Wenbo Zhou, Junli Wang
This study aims to build an integrative framework for explaining society's information access disparity, which takes both structure and agency as well as their…
This paper scrutinizes the scholarship on community archives' information work. Community archives and archiving projects represent unprecedentedly democratic venues for…
This article presents an introduction to the Delphi method and review of Delphi studies published in the literature of library and information science (LIS).
The study aims to understand the nature of traditional knowledge by examining how it is used and reinvented in the context of Xochimilco in Mexico City.
Since Poland's accession to the European Union in 2004, migration from Poland to the UK has increased substantially. These migrants are generally young and highly…
To provide a close, detailed analysis of the frequency, nature, and depth of visible use of Michel Foucault's works by library and information science/studies (LIS) scholars.
The diffusion and influence of theoretical models of information behaviour. The case of Savolainen's ELIS modelAurora González-Teruel, Margarita Pérez-Pulido
To ascertain the diffusion and influence of Savolainen's ELIS model and its use as a theoretical and/or methodological basis for research.
In line with the cognitive viewpoint on the phenomenon of information, the constructivist tradition based on Maturana and Varela's theory of knowing, and some aspects of…
Americans increasingly feel a sense of wonder at the universe; meditation and yoga are on the rise; and a field known as Contemplative Studies has emerged. These…
Toward a new understanding of immigrant information behavior: A survey study on information access and information overload among US Black diasporic immigrantsAna Ndumu
Immigration dominates much of the current US sociopolitical discourse. The research on US-based immigrant information behavior, however, remains scant. To understand the…
Information encountering re-encountered: A conceptual re-examination of serendipity in the context of information acquisitionSanda Erdelez, Stephann Makri
In order to understand the totality, diversity and richness of human information behavior, increasing research attention has been paid to examining serendipity in the…
Toward a description framework of information encountering experiences: Guidance for diarists in story tellingTingting Jiang, Shiting Fu, Enmei Song
One of the primary challenges of conducting information encountering (IE) research is the difficulty in capturing people's IE experiences. The purpose of this paper is to…
A collection and its many relations and contexts: Constructing an object biography of the police historical/archival investigative filesKathy Carbone
The purpose of this paper is to report the results of an ethnographic study that used object biography with an archival collection of police surveillance files, the Police…
The purpose of this paper is to analyze and re-direct recent schematic and empirical scholarship on Habermas’ theory of the public sphere in library and information science (LIS).
Public libraries' relevance and raison d'être towards society is an often discussed subject within public, politics and research. The objective of this systematic…
Uncomfortable in my own skin – emerging, early-stage identity-related information needs of transgender peopleAira Huttunen, Noora Hirvonen, Lotta Kähkönen
This study aims to increase the understanding of the early-stage identity-related information needs of transgender people.
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