Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 64 Issue 3

Classification, interdisciplinarity, and the study of science

Rick Szostak

This paper aims to respond to the 2005 paper by Hjørland and Nissen Pedersen by suggesting that an exhaustive and universal classification of the phenomena that scholars…

Core classification theory: a reply to Szostak

Birger Hjørland

The purpose of this paper is to provide an answer to a critique put forward by Szostak against a paper written by the present author.

The information‐seeking behavior of visual artists: a literature review

William S. Hemmig

The purpose of this paper is to examine the literature on the information behavior of practicing visual artists to determine if a consistent model emerges and what further…

Information culture: exploration of differing values and attitudes to information in organisations

Gillian Oliver

The purpose of this article is to explore the concept of information culture, and to demonstrate its utility when considering information management in organisations.

Centres of calculation and unruly colonists: the colonial library in Singapore and its users, 1874‐1900

Brendan Luyt

The purpose of this paper is to show how the library management of the Raffles Library and Museum (the former name of the National Library of Singapore) positioned the…

Social field, domains of knowledge and informational practice

Denise Morado Nascimento, Regina Maria Marteleto

The purpose of this paper is to understand the information phenomenon through the means of informational practice – the way of acting that gives identity to a group – in a…

INFOLITRANS: a model for the development of information competence for translators

Maria Pinto, Dora Sales

Since every community of practice generates, seeks, retrieves and uses information resources and sources related to the cognitive structure being researched or studied and…

Effects of interaction design in digital libraries on user interactions

Xiangmin Zhang, Yuelin Li, Jingjing Liu, Ying Zhang

This study aims to investigate the effects of different search and browse features in digital libraries (DLs) on task interactions, and what features would lead to poor…



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