Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 58 Issue 5

A proposed ethical warrant for global knowledge representation and organization systems

Clare Beghtol

New technologies have made the increased globalization of information resources and services possible. In this situation, it is ethically and intellectually beneficial to…

A qualitative study of collaborative information seeking

Paul Prekop

Much of the existing information seeking literature only considers information seeking when performed by an individual information seeker. This paper describes a study…

Co‐term network analysis as a means of describing the information landscapes of knowledge communities across sectors

Neil Jacobs

Many and varied information sources are used by researchers and managers across sectors relevant to public policy development. When aggregated, these sources can be…

Evidence for the existence of geographic trends in university Web site interlinking

Mike Thelwall

The Web is an important medium for scholarly communication of various types, perhaps eventually to replace entirely some traditional mechanisms such as print journals. Yet…

Using Dewey decimal classification scheme (DDC) for building taxonomies for knowledge organisation

Hamid Saeed, Abdus Sattar Chaudhry

Terms drawn from DDC indexes and IEEE Web Thesaurus were merged with DDC hierarchies to build a taxonomy in the domain of computer science. When displayed as a directory…



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