Browse Library Trends 66 (4) Spring 2018: Information and the Body: Part 2 by Issue

  • Fuller, Steve (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    I want to thank Jenna Hartel for inviting me to write the afterword to this set of papers. She is largely responsible—fifteen years ago when I was a visiting professor at UCLA—for introducing me to the rich autonomous ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (170kB)
  • Hartel, Jenna (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    What follows is an editorial that makes a case against the development of an empirical research frontier in library and information science (LIS) devoted to information and the body. My goal is to offer a sober and ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (166kB)
  • Zhou, Liana H. (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    Alfred C. Kinsey was a biologist turned sex researcher of human sexuality with worldwide acclaim. One of his major achievements was to build a library of sex research materials. Kinsey and his followers have collected not ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (196kB)
  • Shankar, Saguna; O'Brien, Heather L.; Absar, Rafa (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    This work explores embodied mobile information practices through a photo-diary and interview study with nineteen smartphone users. We qualitatively analyze 234 diary entries and one hundred descriptions of diary entries ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (2MB)
  • Thomson, Leslie (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    This article introduces the guided tour as an appropriate research technique for studying situated and embodied information. The guided tour hybridizes aspects of observation and interviews, and involves a researcher's ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (236kB)
  • Keilty, Patrick (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    This essay examines the heterogeneous process of browsing pornography online. It begins with a discussion of the way in which our experiences of leisure and duration occur concomitantly and simultaneously. In these instances, ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (214kB)
  • Mihalache, Irina D. (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    This article engages with the topic of embodied information through the analysis of historic recipes, part of the Chatelaine magazine's annual contest "50 Favorite Family Recipes." The corporeal information embodied in ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (210kB)
  • Wella, Kondwani; Webber, Sheila (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    This paper aims to illuminate how serodiscordant couples were informed by their own and other's bodies in their experience of HIV/AIDS information. The lived body is the contact we have with the world. Our knowledge about ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (251kB)
  • Hedemark, Åse; Lindberg, Jenny (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    This article reports on an empirical study of children's librarians' activities supporting the development of literacy among very young children. The theoretical framework stems primarily from a LIS practice-theoretical ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (204kB)
  • Lueg, Christopher; Twidale, Michael (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    There is growing interest in embodiment in information seeking, which we use as an opportunity to reconsider what we as designers of information interfaces aim for. While we have become quite good at developing interfaces ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (193kB)