Journal of Documentation

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 74 Issue 6

Searching for the “sacred cow”: a conceptual analysis of the term in nursing literature

Ann Hallyburton, Paromita Biswas

The idiom “sacred cow” is problematic due to its inaccuracy and cultural insensitivity. The purpose of this paper is to examine the term’s meaning within the nursing…

Art as document: on conceptual art and documentation

Jim Berryman

The purpose of this paper is to bring the work of Seth Siegelaub (1941–2013) to the attention of document studies. Siegelaub was a pioneer of the conceptual art movement…

Opera costumes and the value of object biographies

Helen J. Waller, David S. Waller

The purpose of this paper is to observe the nature of documentation and the description used in object biographies by an auction house catalogue and an online museum…

A logic-based framework for collection/item metadata relationships

Karen Wickett

The purpose of this paper is to present a framework for the articulation of relationships between collection-level and item-level metadata as logical inference rules. The…

Leveraging collective intelligence: from univocal to multivocal representation of cultural heritage

Lala Hajibayova

After reviewing cultural heritage institutions; crowdsourcing initiatives and tension between univocal and multivocal views of those who interact with cultural…

Future strategic considerations and development priorities for national museum libraries

Rupert Nicholas Williams

The purpose of this paper is to explore the main strategic considerations facing the libraries of national museums over the next decade, and to examine anticipated future…

Mentefacts as a missing level in theory of information science

Claudio Gnoli

The current debate between two theoretical approaches in library and information science and knowledge organization (KO), the cognitive one and the sociological one, is…

Twinning data science with information science in schools of library and information science

Lin Wang

As an emerging discipline, data science represents a vital new current of school of library and information science (LIS) education. However, it remains unclear how it…

The lifeways we avoid

Keren Dali

In the context of increasing interdisciplinarity in academia and professional practice, the purpose of this paper is to focus on the contribution of information science…

“Why not use it more?” Sources of self-efficacy in researchers’ use of social media for knowledge sharing

Hussain Alshahrani, Diane Rasmussen Pennington

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the sources of self-efficacy that researchers rely on when using social media for knowledge sharing and to explore how these…

Using electronic information resources to solve cultural translation problems

Christian Olalla-Soler

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of electronic information resources to solve cultural translation problems at different stages of acquisition of the…

Digital curation: the development of a discipline within information science

Sarah Higgins

Digital curation addresses the technical, administrative and financial ecology required to ensure that digital information remains accessible and usable over the long…

ISSN:

0022-0418

Online date, start – end:

1945

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof David Bawden