Journal of Documentation: Volume 74 Issue 2


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The heart of music classification: toward a model of classifying musical medium

Deborah Lee, Lyn Robinson

The purpose of this paper is to understand the classification of musical medium, which is a critical part of music classification. It considers how musical medium is…

Identifying landmark publications in the long run using field-normalized citation data

Lutz Bornmann, Adam Ye, Fred Ye

The purpose of this paper is to propose an approach for identifying landmark papers in the long run. These publications reach a very high level of citation impact and are…

A task completion framework to support single-interaction IR research

Anton van der Vegt, Guido Zuccon, Bevan Koopman, Peter Bruza

A conceptual model describes important factors within a system and how they relate to one another. They are important because they help to identify system changes that can…

Algorithmic detection of misinformation and disinformation: Gricean perspectives

Sille Obelitz Søe

With the outset of automatic detection of information, misinformation, and disinformation, the purpose of this paper is to examine and discuss various conceptions of…


Understanding subjects contained in Dunhuang mural images for deep semantic annotation

Xiaoguang Wang, Ningyuan Song, Lu Zhang, Yanyu Jiang

The purpose of this paper is to understand the subjects contained in the Dunhuang mural images as well as their relation structures.

Enriching and enhancing moving images with Linked Data: An exploration in the alignment of metadata models

Karen F. Gracy

The purpose of this paper is to examine the current state of Linked Data (LD) in archival moving image description, and propose ways in which current metadata records can…


Information as signs: A semiotic analysis of the information concept, determining its ontological and epistemological foundations

Martin Muderspach Thellefsen, Torkild Thellefsen, Bent Sørensen

The purpose of this paper is to formulate an analytical framework for the information concept based on the semiotic theory.


Expanding the scope of affect: taxonomy construction for emotions, tones, and associations

Louise Spiteri, Jen Pecoskie

The purpose of this paper is to provide an examination of emotional experiences, particularly how they are situated in the readers’ advisory (RA) literature and the…

Bringing out the everyday in everyday information behavior

Melissa G. Ocepek

The purpose of this paper is to argue that scholars in the information behavior (IB) field should embrace the theoretical framework of the everyday to explore a more…


The politics of data friction

Jo Bates

The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to further develop Paul Edwards’ concept of “data friction” by examining the socio-material forces that are shaping data…


Choosing a book by its cover: analysis of a reader’s choice

Arūnas Gudinavičius, Andrius Šuminas

The massive growth in the number of book titles has made publishers think about how to attract a customer’s attention to particular books. This is the reason why the book…


Information seeking by geoscientists: an update on Bichteler and Ward (1989)

Knut Alstad, Morten Hertzum

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how often geoscientists use different information sources and how this pattern of source use balances their perceptions of the…

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