Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 71 Issue 5

The role of documents in the U.S.

Carol E.B. Choksy

– How documents pour l’action organize and bind US society. The paper aims to discuss this issue.

Semantic web, ubiquitous computing, or internet of things? A macro-analysis of scholarly publications

Nasrine Olson, Jan Michael Nolin, Gustaf Nelhans

The purpose of this paper is to investigate concepts that are used in depicting future visions of society, as afforded by technology, to map the extent of their use…

Toward a universal, meta-theoretical framework for music information classification and retrieval

Lynnsey Weissenberger

– The purpose of this paper is to present a new framework for representing music for information retrieval that emphasizes socio-cultural aspects of music.

A modification of the FRAD model for personal names in non-Roman languages

Maiko Kimura

The purpose of this paper is to propose a modification of the Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD) model to accommodate names in non-Roman languages with…

Everyday life classification practices and technologies

Jill McTavish

Through the application of domain-analytic principles, the purpose of this paper is to explore how participants’ understandings of healthy eating are related to their…

Augmenting Dublin Core digital library metadata with Dewey Decimal Classification

Michael John Khoo, Jae-wook Ahn, Ceri Binding, Hilary Jane Jones, Xia Lin, Diana Massam, Douglas Tudhope

– The purpose of this paper is to describe a new approach to a well-known problem for digital libraries, how to search across multiple unrelated libraries with a single query.

The challenge of the visual: making medieval seals accessible in the digital age

John Alexander McEwan

The purpose of this paper is to present and evaluate an innovative classification system for medieval seals that was created as part of the Seals in Medieval Wales (SiMeW…

Stranger in a strange land; enabling information resilience in resettlement landscapes

Annemaree Lloyd

– The purpose of this paper is to introduce and explore the concept of information resilience.

The Information Seeking and Communication Model

Andrew Robson, Lyn Robinson

This study investigated the application in the field of healthcare of a recently developed model of information seeking and communication. The purpose of this paper is to…

Music information seeking behaviour as motivator for musical creativity

Charilaos Lavranos, Petros A. Kostagiolas, Konstantina Martzoukou, Joseph Papadatos

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the connection between musicians’ information seeking behaviour and the creative process in music, providing a framework for…

What is an author now? Discourse analysis applied to the idea of an author

Daniel Martínez-Ávila, Richard Smiraglia, Hur-Li Lee, Melodie Fox

The purpose of this paper is to discuss and shed light on the following questions: What is an author? Is it a person who writes? Or, is it, in information, an iconic…



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