Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 53 Issue 4

An information‐space model for the development and application of computer‐based tools in information creation and dissemination

John Ashford

Boisot’s I‐space is used as a framework to explain the comparative success of computer‐based tools in information scanning and dissemi‐ nation, and the failure to support…

Changing behaviour in the transborder information flow under different political circumstances

Ziming Liu

Global communication cannot be understood without taking international relations into account, since both are so dynamically intertwined that it is impossible to explore…

Modelling the information seeking patterns of engineers and research scientists in an industrial environment

David Ellis, Merete Haugan

The study explores the role of information and information seeking in the Research and Development Department of an international oil and gas company. The information…

Informetric analyses on the world wide web: methodological approaches to ‘webometrics’

Tomas C. Almind, Peter Ingwersen

This article introduces the application of informetric methods to the World Wide Web (WWW), also called Webometrics. A case study presents a workable method for general…



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