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  • Floyd, Ingbert R.; Renear, Allen H. (The American Society for Information Science & Technology, 2007-10)
    IFLA’s Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) is a model of the bibliographic universe. Although initially its application to the digital world appears to be straightforward, upon closer examination puzzles ...

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  • Adams, Suellen S. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009)
    This article examines the information seeking behavior and meaningmaking in virtual play spaces by employing the example of one such space. The researcher examines the means by which game players get the information ...

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  • Veaner, Allen B. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978)
    I believe it was Adlai Stevenson who said: "Man does not live by words alone, but he sometimes has to eat them." No one wants to be reminded of anything but his successes! So, I sense that in putting together their papers ...

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  • Mitts Smith, Debra (2007)
    The wolf has been an object of analysis across a range of disciplines. The symbolic wolf is present in our language, images, and stories. It has been studied by folklorists, literary scholars, psychologists, sociologists, ...

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  • Fallis, Don (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2015)
    Prototypical instances of disinformation include deceptive advertising (in business and in politics), government propaganda, doctored photographs, forged documents, fake maps, internet frauds, fake websites, and manipulated ...

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  • Unsworth, John (Paderborn, 2002)
    Humanities computing is a practice of representation, a form of modeling or, as Wallace Stevens has it, mimicry. It is also (as Davis and his co-authors put it) a way of reasoning and a set of ontological commitments, and ...

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  • Unsworth, John (Paderborn: mentis, 2002)
    I'll give the short answer to the question »what is humanities computing?« up front: it is foreshadowed by my two epigraphs. Humanities computing is a practice of representation, a form of modeling or, as Wallace Stevens ...

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  • Berger, Sidney E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987)

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  • Tyckoson, David A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001)

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  • Lancaster, F.W. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1986)
    Considerable emphasis is now being given to the design or redesign of online systems in order to make them "easier to use" and thus "more attractive" to potential users. But do we really know what is meant by "easier to ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Peter Lang, 2015)
    Jane Addams was a social reformer and one of the founders of the field of sociology. She worked to create better working conditions for immigrants, for the control of dis- ease and the development of public health, in the ...

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  • Snoke, Helen Lloyd (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    When asked to speak at this conference on the topic, "What Library Schools Offer that School Library Media Specialists and Youth Services Librarians Need," it was decided that personal experience needed to be supplemented ...

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  • Shera, Jesse H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1959)
    Of all the modes of human intellectual activity prognostication is probably the most treacherous. It may not influence people, but certainly it will alienate one's friends. No one paid much heed to the warnings of the ...

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  • McNicol, Sarah (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    Although the majority of joint use libraries in educational establishments provide at least an adequate level of service for their school, college, or university users, the standard of service they provide for members of ...

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  • Gabric, Kathleen; Comstock, Sharon; Moore, Steve; Harnisch, Delwyn; Shope, Ron; Bruce, Bertram C.; Buell, James (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2004-06)
    This paper is based on thick data collected over two years in science classrooms across the state of Illinois, with a focus on one high school biology educator and visiting scientist fellow team. Both were participants in ...

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  • Phillips, Margaret E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    A primary role of national libraries is to document the published output of their respective countries. Traditionally, this has meant collecting, describing, and preserving for future generations at least one copy of ...

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  • Matkowski, Matt (2018-04-06)

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  • Keller, James S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    The topic assigned to me was "What the Industry Can Offer" an impossible topic to discuss because the industry is currently made up of such diverse viewpoints. My own company, which is the fourth largest cable television ...

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  • Smith, Mikki; D'Arpa, Christine (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017)
    The School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a long tradition of historical research at the doctoral level, facilitated by faculty and the extensive resources available on campus, ...

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  • Jones, M. Cameron; Twidale, Michael B. (2005)
    In this position paper, we discuss the role of abstraction in designing for appropriation. We examine the ways in which varying the level of abstraction of tools affects the ability of users to appropriate them. We close ...

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