Journal of Documentation


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 73 Issue 3

What everybody knows: embodied information in serious leisure

Andrew M. Cox, Brian Griffin, Jenna Hartel

The purpose of this paper is to reconsider the role of the body in information in serious leisure by reviewing existing work in information behaviour that theorises the…

The way of WalDorF: fostering creativity in LIS programs

Keren Dali

The purpose of this paper is to call into question the most longstanding pedagogical practices in academia while analyzing their potential to foster student creativity and…

Intersectionality in LGBT fiction

Heather Moulaison Sandy, Beth M. Brendler, Karen Kohn

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate characters and scenarios reflecting varied lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) identities in fiction in two library…

The future of metadata: open, linked, and multilingual – the YSO case

Satu Niininen, Susanna Nykyri, Osma Suominen

The purpose of this paper is threefold: to focus on the process of multilingual concept scheme construction and the challenges involved; to addresses concrete challenges…

Big data analysis of public library operations and services by using the Chernoff face method

Young-seok Kim, Louise Cooke

The purpose of this paper is to conduct a big data analysis of public library operations and services of two cities in two countries by using the Chernoff face method.

Working framework of semantic interoperability for CRIS with heterogeneous data sources

Amed Leiva-Mederos, Jose A. Senso, Yusniel Hidalgo-Delgado, Pedro Hipola

Information from Current Research Information Systems (CRIS) is stored in different formats, in platforms that are not compatible, or even in independent networks. It…

Information and experience, a dialogue

Tim Gorichanaz

Scholars in information science have recently become interested in “information experience,” but it remains largely unclear why this research is important and how it fits…

A framework for designing retrieval effectiveness studies of library information systems using human relevance assessments

Christiane Behnert, Dirk Lewandowski

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how to apply traditional information retrieval (IR) evaluation methods based on standards from the Text REtrieval Conference…

What people study when they study Tumblr

Rose Attu, Melissa Terras

Since its launch in 2007, research has been carried out on the popular social networking website Tumblr. The purpose of this paper is to identify published Tumblr-based…

Evaluating a threefold intervention framework for assisting researchers in literature review and manuscript preparatory tasks

Aravind Sesagiri Raamkumar, Schubert Foo, Natalie Pang

Systems to support literature review (LR) and manuscript preparation tend to focus on only one or two of the tasks involved. The purpose of this paper is to describe an…



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