Journal of Documentation: Volume 72 Issue 2


Library and Information Science

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Order effect in interactive information retrieval evaluation: an empirical study

Melanie Landvad Clemmensen, Pia Borlund

The purpose of this paper is to report a study of order effect in interactive information retrieval (IIR) studies. The phenomenon of order effect is well-known, and it is…

Grounded theory and ethnography combined: A methodology to study children’s interactions on children’s mobile libraries

Marianne Bamkin, Sally Maynard, Anne Goulding

Libraries are closing or reducing opening hours in the UK due to budgetary cuts. Library provision for children is consequently diminishing and libraries have to justify…

Exploring the information behaviour of users of Welsh Newspapers Online through web log analysis

Paul Gooding

Webometric techniques have been applied to many websites and online resources, especially since the launch of Google Analytics (GA). To date, though, there has been little…

Information Literacy in participatory environments: The turn towards a critical literacy perspective

Sonja Spiranec, Mihaela Banek Zorica, Denis Kos

The purpose of this paper is to make a contribution to the theoretical and pragmatic positioning of critical information literacy by interpreting it in the light of…

A typology of music information for studies on information seeking

Antti Mikael Rousi, Reijo Savolainen, Pertti Vakkari

A need to renew music-related information notions arises from both information-seeking models and literature of musical semiotics. The purpose of this paper is to create a…

How are the new documents of social networks shaping our cultural memory

Maureen Henninger, Paul Scifleet

The purpose of this paper is to examine how keeping the records of social networking sites (SNS) communication for secondary analysis institutes a new type of memory…

How the document got its authority

Tim Gorichanaz

The purpose of this paper is to invite further consideration of and research into the authoritativeness, reliability and trustworthiness of documents. How do documents…

Developing an “experience framework” for an evidence-based information literacy educational intervention

Marc Forster

– The purpose of this paper is to describe how an “experience framework” for an evidence-based information literacy educational intervention can be formulated.

Applying the theory of information worlds within a health care practise in Finland

Helena Känsäkoski, Maija-Leena Huotari

The purpose of this paper is to increase understanding about value creation to families in childhood obesity care in multiprofessional collaboration in an integrated care…

Patterns of perceived public library outcomes in five countries

Pertti Vakkari, Svanhild Aabø, Ragnar Audunson, Frank Huysmans, Nahyun Kwon, Marjolein Oomes, Sei-Ching Joanna Sin

The purpose of this paper is to compare the perceived benefits of public libraries between five culturally different countries: Finland, Norway, the Netherlands, South…

Evaluating patterns of national and international collaboration in Cuban science using bibliometric tools

Miriam Palacios-Callender, Stephen Andrew Roberts, Thomas Roth-Berghofer

The purpose of this paper is to explore the hypothesis that collaboration was a key characteristic of Cuban science to maintain their scientific capacity during a period…

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