Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 67 Issue 5

Selecting fiction as part of everyday life information seeking

Kamy Ooi, Chern Li Liew

This study seeks to examine, from the viewpoint of 12 adult fiction readers who are members of book clubs, how they go about selecting fiction books to borrow from the…

A “librarian‐LIS faculty” divide in open access practice

Jingfeng Xia, Sara Kay Wilhoite, Rebekah Lynette Myers

This paper seeks to examine a librarian‐faculty divide in authors' OA contributions with regard to article self‐archiving and OA consumptions with regard to citation counts.

Janitors of knowledge: constructing knowledge in the everyday life of Wikipedia editors

Olof Sundin

The aim of this paper is to explore how trustworthy knowledge claims in Wikipedia are constructed by focusing on the everyday practices of Wikipedia editors. The paper…

The environment on holidays or how a recycling bin informs us on the environment

Jutta Haider

This study sets out to explore how people account for their translation, negotiation and shaping of environmentally relevant practices as information practices in their…

New labour in libraries: the post‐Fordist public library

Siobhan Stevenson

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the value of French School Regulation theory for questions of relevance to researchers and practitioners working in the field…

Journal bibliometric analysis: a case study on the Journal of Documentation

Ming‐yueh Tsay, Zhu‐yee Shu

This study aims to explore the journal bibliometric characteristics of the Journal of Documentation (JOD) and the subject relationship with other disciplines by citation analysis.

Requesting and providing information in blogs and internet discussion forums

Reijo Savolainen

The major aim of this study is to find out whether people articulate their information needs and provide information to others differently in online sites of various…



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