Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 71 Issue 2

The unbearable lightness of participating? Revisiting the discourses of “participation” in archival literature

Isto Huvila

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how archivists, records managers and scholarly literature in the field(s) analyse how “participation” is discussed in the…

Setting our bibliographic references free: towards open citation data

Silvio Peroni, Alexander Dutton, Tanya Gray, David Shotton

Citation data needs to be recognised as a part of the Commons – those works that are freely and legally available for sharing – and placed in an open repository. The paper…

Documenting virtual world cultures

Olle Sköld

– The purpose of this paper is to explore how virtual world communities employ new media as a repository to record information about their past.

Commentary on Abrahamson and Rubin (2012) “Discourse structure differences in lay and professional health communication”, Journal of Documentation, Vol. 68 No. 6, pp. 826-851

Christine Urquhart, Alexander H. Urquhart

The purpose of this paper is to criticise the paper by Jennie A. Abrahamson and Victoria L. Rubin (2012) “Discourse structure differences in lay and professional health…

Mnemonics in the Mouseion

Ole Olesen-Bagneux

Mnemonics was a tool in classification and information seeking processes in pre-print libraries. The purpose of this paper is to study the role of spatial mnemonics in…

The fallacy of the multi-API culture

Ruben Verborgh, Seth van Hooland, Aaron Straup Cope, Sebastian Chan, Erik Mannens, Rik Van de Walle

The purpose of this paper is to revisit a decade after its conception the Representational State Transfer (REST) architectural style and analyzes its relevance to address…

Taking the long view of medical records preservation and archives

Lorraine Dong

– The purpose of this paper is to present an argument for taking the long view of the retention and preservation of inactive medical records.

Differences over discourse structure differences: a reply to Urquhart and Urquhart

Jennie A. Abrahamson, Victoria L. Rubin

The purpose of this paper is to respond to Urquhart and Urquhart’s critique of the previous work entitled “Discourse structure differences in lay and professional health…

A new proposal to improve the description of astronomical resources

Mª Pilar Alonso Lifante, Celia Chaín Navarro, Francisco José González González

– The purpose of this paper is to show that some important astronomical information is still not taken into account in the documental description of historical star catalogues.

Interpretative phenomenological analysis for LIS research

Amy VanScoy, Solveig Beyza Evenstad

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview and evaluation of interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) for the library and information science (LIS…

Data literacy: in search of a name and identity

Tibor Koltay

The role of data literacy is discussed in the light of such activities as data a quality, data management, data curation, and data citation. The differing terms and their…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden