Browse School of Information Sciences by Title

  • Frohmann, Bernd (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    A philosophy of information is grounded in a philosophy of documentation. Nunberg’s conception of the phenomenon of information heralds a shift of attention away from the question “What is information?” toward a critical ...

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  • Muddiman, Dave (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013)
    A joint conference of the International Federation for Documentation (FID) and Aslib (the British Association of Special Libraries and Information Bureaux) was held in Oxford and London in late September 1938. It attracted ...

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  • Morgan, Jennifer Craft; Farrar, Brandy; Owens, Irene (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    The purpose of this article is to document the demographic characteristics of the library and information science (LIS) workforce and to discuss the implications of these findings for education and workforce planning. ...

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  • Samuel, Evelyn K. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988)

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Wickett, Karen M. (Balisage: The Markup Conference, 2009)
    Most definitions of document current in the document processing and digital publishing communities would, if taken literally, imply that documents are extensional entities that cannot undergo changes such as editing or ...

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  • Day, Ronald (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    This article contrasts Paul Otlet’s epistemology of documents with that of Georges Bataille’s in the late 1920s and early 1930s in regard to the body parts that they assign as sites and analogues for documents. A double ...

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  • Shaw, Tamara (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2007)
    As the United States was gearing up for war in 1940, San Diego, California, was one of the cities most affected by the increase in both military personnel and civilian defense workers. Confronted with a rapidly increasing ...

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  • Wedgeworth, Robert (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000)

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  • Naples, Kim (2015-04-11)
    While pursuing my Master’s in Library and Information Science I have noticed a disconnect between the “book librarians” and the “tech librarians.” Admittedly, when I first got to GSLIS I did not see myself as a tech person. ...

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  • Grant, Carl R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1991)
    Data Research, a library automation firm, is also a database provider and the implementors and administrators of a nationwide library network called DRANET. Mounted on this network are the Library of Congress machine-readable ...

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  • Sperberg-McQueen, C.M.; Dubin, David; Huitfeldt, Claus; Renear, Allen H. (IDEAlliance and Mulberry Technologies, Inc, 2002-08-09)
    Various authors have sketched out proposals for identifying the meaning, or guiding the automated interpretation, of markup, sometimes with the goal of using the information expressed by markup to guide the extraction of ...

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  • Clausen, Emma L. (2013-05)
    Met with a voluminous stack of files filled with rich feedback, a librarian’s biggest barrier to utilizing qualitative assessment data is implementing a streamlined method for organization and analysis. This poster ...

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  • Botero, Andrea; Karasti, Helena; Saad-Sulonen, Joanna; Geirbo, Cecilie Geirbo; Baker, Karen S.; Parmiggiani, Elena; Marttila, Sanna (University of Oulu, Finland, 2019)
    This e-zine documents the discussions and group work done at the ‘Infrastructuring in Participatory Design’ workshop, a full-day event that took place at the Participatory Design Conference 2018 in Hasselt and Genk, Belgium. ...

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  • Hart, Genevieve; Zinn, Sandy (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015)
    This paper traces the important developments in school librarianship in South Africa since 2007, during which time the drive to address huge backlogs in school library provision has gained momentum—largely, it argues, from ...

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  • Haycock, Ken (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    Combined school and public libraries have been studied extensively for more than thirty years. Common advantages and disadvantages, together with typical problems, have been identified. From the work of researchers in three ...

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  • Jackson, Amy S.; Han, Myung-Ja K.; Groetsch, Kurt; Mustafoff, Megan; Cole, Timothy W. (Haworth Press, 2008-01)
    The introduction in 2001 of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) increased interest in and awareness of metadata quality issues relevant to digital library interoperability and the use ...

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  • Dawson, John M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1956)

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  • 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, ...

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  • George, Melvin R. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1972)
    Several months after I had agreed, out of sheer vanity, to appear at this Institute on information resources in the environmental sciences, I realized that I would have to say something; not only would I have to appear, ...

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  • Jones, Robert Alun (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)
    The arrival of powerful information technologies in the traditional humanistic disciplines has done far more than simply add to the tools available for research and instruction. Those who have embraced these technologies ...

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