Information and Learning Sciences: Volume 119 Issue 9/10


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The right to be included: Ensuring the inclusive learning and work environment for people with disabilities in academia

Keren Dali

In the spirit of the growing Time is Up movement in North America, this paper aims to focus on the human dimension of academic learning environments and delves into the…

“Save the Pacific Northwest tree octopus”: a hoax revisited. Or: How vulnerable are school children to fake news?

Eugène Loos, Loredana Ivan, Donald Leu

This paper aims to propose a new literacies approach to get insight into young people’s capability to detect fake news.


An improved technique for face recognition applications

Ihab Zaqout, Mones Al-Hanjori

The face recognition problem has a long history and a significant practical perspective and one of the practical applications of the theory of pattern recognition, to…

Use of internet as health information resource by community pharmacists in Nigeria

Stella Ngozi Anasi, Folasade Olufunke Lawal, Abiola Paul-Ozieh

The internet has become one of the most commonly used sources for medical and health information. Research that explored the extent to which Nigerian community pharmacists…

Library and information science collaboration in Pakistan: challenges and prospects

Amara Malik, Kanwal Ameen

This study aims to explore the nature and extent of collaboration among library and information science (LIS) departments, faculty members and practitioners. It also…

Participating by activity or by week in MOOCs

Alok Baikadi, Carrie Demmans Epp, Christian D. Schunn

The purpose of this study was to provide a new characterization of the extent to which learners complete learning activities in massive open online courses (MOOCs), a…

Mapping the cataloguing practices in information environment: a review of linked data challenges

Nazia Wahid, Nosheen Fatima Warraich, Muzammil Tahira

This study aims to explore the development of cataloguing standards used to organize information sources in libraries and information centers. Its key objective is to…

Learners’ perceptions on online library resources at Namibian College of Open Learning

Elizabeth Matheus, Ruth Abankwah

The purpose of this paper is to determine the learners’ perceptions on the use of online resources at the Namibian College of Open Learning (NAMCOL) Yetu Yama Resource Center.

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