Social Information Research

Author: Gunilla Widen
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1780528329
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Social Information Research, co-edited by Gunilla Widen and Kim Holmberg communicates current research looking into different aspects of social information as part of information behaviour research. There is a special emphasis on the new innovations supporting contemporary information behavior and the social media context within which it can sit.

New Directions in Information Behaviour

Author: Amanda Spink
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1780521707
Format: PDF, Kindle
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New Research in Information Behaviour provides an understanding of the new directions, leading edge theories and models in information behaviour. Information behaviour is conceptualized as complex human information related processes that are embedded within an individual's everyday social and life processes.

Critical Theory for Library and Information Science

Author: Gloria J. Leckie
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 159158938X
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This text provides an overview of major critical theorists from across disciplines—including the humanities, social sciences, and education—that discusses the importance of these critical perspectives for the advancement of LIS research and scholarship. * A basic bibliography of the theorist's work follows each topic presentation; some chapters also include works of critical commentary on the theorist's writings * Indexes of key terms and concepts are provided throughout the chapters

Basic Research Methods for Librarians

Author: Lynn Silipigni Connaway
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1591588634
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Thoroughly updated, this book introduces the major issues involved in designing and conducting original research relevant to the fields of library and information science. * Library and information science examples to explain research methodologies and techniques * Explanations and examples of sampling procedures * A table for determining sample sizes and a random number table * Notes at the end of each chapter, plus a list of more than 400 research-related references at the end of the book

Case Studies in Library and Information Science Ethics

Author: Elizabeth A. Buchanan
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786453141
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"This valuable book, written specifically for library and information science professionals, presents 125 case studies that combine theories of ethics and librarianship with practical, real-life scenarios. After an introduction to ethics in library and information science, chapters are devoted to ethical issues in five categories: intellectual freedom, privacy, intellectual property, professional ethics, and intercultural information ethics. Each chapter has a theoretical introduction to the issue under consideration followed by 25 case studies, each of which includes its own set of discussion questions. Perfectly suited to classroom use, these case studies help bridge the complicated gap between students, academics, and practitioners in the field by promoting critical thinking and responsible action." -- Provided by publisher.

Social Information Research

Author: Gunilla Widen
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1780528329
Format: PDF, ePub
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Social Information Research, co-edited by Gunilla Widen and Kim Holmberg communicates current research looking into different aspects of social information as part of information behaviour research. There is a special emphasis on the new innovations supporting contemporary information behavior and the social media context within which it can sit.

A Day in the Life

Author: Priscilla K. Shontz
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591583646
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Presents descriptions of job responsibilities, education and training, and a typical workday for different types of librarians working in public, academic, school, and special libraries, as well as in jobs for library vendors, publishers, and library associations.

Research in Information Studies

Author: W. Bernard Lukenbill
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 146917961X
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Research is integrated into the whole fabric of modern-day society and culture. It affects our lives in so many waysfrom finding a job to knowing how to manage our health. Information studies designed to understand this array of information encompasses a wide expanse of disciplines. Many of these areas draw their philosophical and research bases from a mixture of disciplines within the social sciences and the humanities. This book takes a holistic view of these diverse areas and shows how they are united through the common thread of enhancing our knowledge of and understanding the world in which we all live.

Information Experience

Author: Christine Bruce
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1783508167
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book comprises innovative research on the information behavior of various age groups. It also looks at special populations such as ethnic minorities, indigenous peoples, and users with disabilities. The book presents research and reflections on designing systems that help the new generation cope with a complex knowledge society.

Library and Information Science Trends and Research

Author: Amanda Spink
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1780524706
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This book draws out and examines the trends in education and research in the field of library and information science (LIS) in the vast Asia-Oceania region. Information is an important part of the human condition and critical to the development of the Asia-Oceania region. The book is timely, therefore, as the region continues to grow and develop.