Social Information Research

Author: Gunilla Widén
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1780528329
Format: PDF, Mobi
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11.4 An Example for Constructing Researcher Networks 248 11.4.1 Collaborative Filtering in CiteULike 248 11.4.2 Author Co-Citation and Bibliographic Coupling for Recommendation 250 11.5 Limitations of Data Collection 252 11.6 Experimental Project 252 11.7 Evaluation 255 11.8 Conclusions 259 References 260

Social Information Retrieval Systems Emerging Technologies and Applications for Searching the Web Effectively

Author: Goh, Dion
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781599045450
Format: PDF, Docs
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The wealth of information accessible on the Internet has grown exponentially since its advent. This mass of content must be systemically sifted to glean pertinent data, and the utilization of the collective intelligence of other users, or social information retrieval, is an innovative, emerging technique. Social Information Retrieval Systems: Emerging Technologies & Applications for Searching the Web Effectively provides relevant content in the areas of information retrieval systems, services, and research; covering topics such as social tagging, collaborative querying, social network analysis, subjective relevance judgments, and collaborative filtering. Answering the increasing demand for authoritative resources on Internet technologies, this Premier Reference Source will make an indispensable addition to any library collection.

Library and Information Science Research in Asia Oceania Theory and Practice

Author: Du, Jia Tina
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466651598
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Historically, the major Library and Information Science (LIS) research-producing centers of the world have largely been the universities and information institutions of North America, the United Kingdom, and Europe. This is changing with the growth of Asian economies, universities, and information industries. Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania: Theory and Practice presents evolving and emerging research and development in the field of library and information science (LIS) in diverse countries in Asia-Oceania as the region continues to develop. This book is intended as a useful resource for LIS researchers, scholars, students, professionals, and practitioners, and is an appropriate text for courses in LIS. In addition, anyone interested in understanding the LIS field in the region will find this book a fascinating and enlightening read.

Research Methods in Library and Information Science 6th Edition

Author: Lynn Silipigni Connaway
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440834792
Format: PDF, ePub
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An essential resource for LIS master's and doctoral students, new LIS faculty, and academic librarians, this book provides expert guidance and practical examples based on current research about quantitative and qualitative research methods and design. • Now in its sixth edition, the book provides new and updated content that is even more comprehensive than before and contains added sections featuring the voices of prominent LIS scholars, researchers, and editors • "Voices of the Experts" text boxes provide researchers' advice on specific methods and identify what was most important or most valuable about using a particular method and software for analysis—e.g., NVivo, SurveyMonkey, and log capture • Written by coauthors with extensive expertise in research design, securing grant funding, and using the latest technology and data analysis software

Library and Information Science in the Middle East and North Africa

Author: Amanda B. Click
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110341786
Format: PDF, ePub
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This volume offers up-to-date insights into the state of library and information science (LIS) in the Middle East and North Africa. Covered topics include information literacy, intellectual property, LIS education and research, publishing and more. This timely contribution thus presents vital areas of research on a region that receives relatively little coverage and is currently experiencing rapid and significant changes.

Library And Information Science And The Philosophy Of Science

Author: Birger Hjørland
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1845440900
Format: PDF, Docs
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This e-book is concerned with metatheories in Library and Information Science (LIS) and especially with the philosophy of science of LIS. Metatheories are theories about the description, investigation, analysis or criticism of the theories in a domain.