Browse School of Information Sciences by Title

  • Marshall, Joanne Gard; Marshall, Victor W.; Morgan, Jennifer Craft; Barreau, Deborah; Moran, Barbara B.; Solomon, Paul; Rathbun-Grubb, Susan; Thompson, Cheryl A. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    This paper provides an overview of Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science 1 (WILIS 1), a large scale retrospective career study of graduates of all library and information science (LIS) programs in North ...

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  • Gilchrist, Alan; Brockman, John (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)

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  • Marshall, Joanne Gard; Marshall, Victor W.; Morgan, Jennifer Craft; Barreau, Deborah; Moran, Barbara; Solomon, Paul; Rathbun-Grubb, Susan; Thompson, Cheryl A. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    This article provides an overview of Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science 2 (WILIS 2), a study aimed at developing a career-tracking and program evaluation system that can potentially be used by all library ...

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  • Björner, Susan N. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)

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  • Kendall, Lori (2007-08-09)
    The nerd stereotype portrays nerds as white males and thus acts as a "gatekeeper" to the acquisition of computer expertise and employment. This article examines three popular culture representations of nerds: the Geek Squad ...

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  • Latham, Joyce M. (2007)
    This research participates in the ongoing debate about the degree of engagement of public librarians in challenges to dominant social and cultural constructs. This research demonstrates that public librarians involved with ...

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  • Goff, Frederick R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1957)

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  • White, Herbert S. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)

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  • Comstock, Sharon; Harnisch, Delwyn; Bruce, Bertram C.; Mehra, Bharat (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2002-06)
    As one of the research university teams participating in the National Science Foundation (NSF) GK-12 Fellowship Program*, site educators and scientists are realizing collaborative, technology-rich learning environments ...

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  • Godby, Carol Jean; Hswe, Patricia; Jackson, Larry S.; Klavans, Judith; Ratinov, Lev; Roth, Dan; Cho, Hyoungtae (2009 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, 2009)
    In the past twenty years, the problem space of automatically recognizing, extracting, classifying, and disambiguating named entities (e.g., the names of people, places, and organizations) from digitized text has received ...

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  • Dunn, John A., Jr.; Martin, Murray S. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)

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  • Michaels, Sarah; Cazden, Courtney; Bruce, Bertram C. (Science for the People, 1985-11)
    Despite the questionable assumptions being made about why computers should be in schools there may well be considerable benefits to having them there. Computers can in principle be used to make educational resources more ...

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  • Unsworth, John Merritt (2010-06-17)
    Are medievalists early adopters? What accounts for this early adoption? When and why have medievalists moved on? What does early adoption look like today? What can medievalists learn from other fields? What can other fields ...

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  • Dix, Alan; Ormerod, Tom; Twidale, Michael B.; Sas, Corina; Gomes da Silva, Paula A.; McKnight, Lorna (2006)
    What would happen if we wrote an Abstract that was the exact opposite of what the paper described? This is a bad idea, but it makes us think more carefully than usual about properties of Abstracts. This paper describes ...

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  • Kovacs, Diane K. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Developing Web-based consumer health information workshops can be a great way to promote the value of library services and encourage the use of high-quality health information by consumers. This article begins with ...

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  • Vincent, John (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2015)
    In considering social justice, many commentators overlook (or disregard) the needs of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning, or intersex (LGBTQI), assuming, for example, that they do not ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Rubin, Andee; Starr, Kathleen S. (IEEE, 1981)
    Being able to measure the readability of a text with a simple formula is an attractive prospect, and many groups have been using readability formulas in a variety of situations where estimates of text complexity are thought ...

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  • Lipow, Anne Grodzins (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)

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  • Lipow, Anne Grodzins (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    This article, "Why Training Doesn't Stick," presupposes that it does not, and that, as a matter of course, it is a waste of precious dollars to send someone to a workshop or a seminar for training. Soon after training ...

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  • Hapke, Thomas (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012)
    The combinatorial thinking of the chemist and Nobel laureate Wilhelm Ostwald grew out of his activities in chemistry and was further developed in his philosophy of nature. Ostwald used combinatorics as an analogous, ...

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