The iSchools are interested in the relationship between information, people and technology. This is characterized by a commitment to learning and understanding the role of information in human endeavors. The iSchools take it as given that expertise in all forms of information is required for progress in science, business, education, and culture. This expertise must include understanding of the uses and users of information, as well as information technologies and their applications.
Annual iSchools Conferences
(iSchools, 2019-03-15)This poster reports the preliminary findings of ongoing research on archival courses offered by North America graduate archival programs. It compares and contrasts the graduate archives course offerings of iSchools and ...
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(iSchools, 2019-03-15)In this study, I examine the decision-making processes employed by academic librarians to purchase e-book products through interviews. I first investigate my participants' perceptions of the context in which they made their ...
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(iSchools, 2019-03-15)Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are gaining popularity in Library and Information Science (LIS) field. Some LIS schools have offered content for learners and practitioners worldwide. Little comparable data of MOOCs in ...
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Leaving no one behind: Preparing China's public librarians for providing multicultural services to ethnic minorities (iSchools, 2019-03-15)This research aims to develop a guideline for training China's public librarians for the provision of multicultural services to ethnic minorities. This poster reports on the findings drawn from a pilot study, in which a ...
(iSchools, 2019-03-15)In data management, the use of identifiers is essential for disambiguation and referencing. The scope of the use of identifiers varies. For example, disambiguation within an institution using integer identifiers may be ...
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