Browse by Subject "information science"
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(2008-02-28)Within information schools, multidisciplinarity has most typically meant the extension of “information science” to include social science, and the use of qualitative as well as quantitative research methods. The ultimate ...
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(iSchools, 2013-02)This exploratory dissertation study compares 17 iSchools and 36 Other Schools that offer the ALA-accredited Masters degree program with respect to certain characteristics. The study compiles quantitative and qualitative ...
Connecting Fields, Connecting Scholars: Breaking Down the Walls between Learning and Information Sciences (iSchools, 2014-03-01)The ways in which people interact with information are evolving rapidly. Yet, the academic disciplines of information science and learning science -- seen by some to be orthogonal domains (Bates, 1999) -- often approach ...
(2009-02-08)Through this paper, we theorize on the meanings and roles of context in the study of information systems. The literatures of information systems and information science both explicitly conceptualize information systems ...
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FRBR as an interdisciplinary high-middle-range theory for information science — a theoretical perspective (2008-02-28)We suggest that IFLA’s Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records is an interesting, if unexpected, example of Merton’s “theories of the middle range” and show how theoretical analysis and refinement of such theories ...
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(2008-02-28)Engagement – sometimes called action research, contribution, or intervention – is the participation of the researcher in the object of study. It is a key contemporary feature in making iSchool research accessible and ...
(2010-02-03)This research will develop time-series fractal maps of LIS and CIS. The maps will be used to trace the trajectory of Information Science from its beginnings in 1965 into the future. Following Machlup and Mansfield (1983), ...
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(The American Society for Information Science & Technology, 2007)We examine the conceptual model of the “bibliographic universe” presented in IFLA’s Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) and argue, applying ontology design recommendations proposed by N. Guarino and ...
(2011-09)Together with 4-H Extension services, the University of Illinois’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) has developed partnerships with youth leaders within and outside educational settings across the ...