Browse Faculty and Staff Research and Scholarship - Library and Information Science by Title

  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2014-10-13)
    What is the real purpose of education? Is it all about preparation for college and career or is it helping to develop critical thinkers who can shape a just and equitable society in order to lead good and purpose-filled ...

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  • Ritzo, Christopher J.; Nam, Chaebong; Bruce, Bertram C. (2009)
    Informed by Progressive education reforms of the 19th and 20th century, progressive movements in librarianship, the social responsibility movement within ALA, and recent collaborations of ALA’s youth-focused divisions, ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2009-04)
    This chapter tells the story of the Inquiry Group, which has supported professional development through both online and offline means, thriving for more than 25 years. Many other projects have been designed to foster online, ...

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  • Reimer, Kathryn Meyer; Bruce, Bertram C. (1994)
    School-based and university-based research collaborations are becoming more common because they provide rich sources of data. Classrooms are complex systems and having the multiple perspectives of researchers from ...

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  • Bowker, Geoffrey C.; Brown, Joyce; Bruce, Bertram C.; Burbules, Nicholas C.; Haythornthwaite, Caroline A.; Kanfer, Alaina; Kazmer, Michelle M.; Lunsford, Karen J.; Nazarova, Muzhgan; Poulakos, Steven; Porac, Joseph F.; Wade, James B.; Won, Mihye (2003-10-09)
    The goal of the Distributed Knowledge project (DK) is to investigate distributed knowledge processes among multidisciplinary teams and the roles that technology and group context play in these processes. The initial inquiry ...

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  • Kyrillidou, Martha; Cook, Colleen; Lippincott, Sarah (Emerald Publishing, 2016-01-01)
    Purpose: To describe a model of digital library work that surfaced through the ARL Profiles 2010 and resonates current work underway by the large scale digital library projects like DPLA, SHARE, Hathitrust, Academic ...

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  • Cooper, Ilene; Hearne, Betsy; Jones, Trevelyn; Long, Joanna Rudge; Silvey, Anita (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    Panel discussion on book reviewing in children's literature at Evaluating children’s books : a critical look : aesthetic, social, and political aspects of analyzing and using children’s books (Papers presented at the ...

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  • Knox, Emily J.M. (University of Wisconsin Press, 2013)

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  • Wolske, Martin; Rhinesmith, Colin (2015-01-30)
    This presentation explores the ways in which a critical interpretive sociotechnical framework can inform technology education in LIS to achieve social justice goals of social change and transformative action.

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  • Churchwell, Charles D. (2011)
    Larry Besant, a GSLIS alumnus, interviews Charles Churchwell, the first black Ph.D. from UIUC (GSLIS)

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Carragher, Bridget O.; Damon, Bruce M.; Dawson, M. Joan; Eurell, Jo Ann; Gregory, Carl D.; Lauterbur, Paul C.; Marjanovic, Marina M.; Mason-Fossum, Barbara; Morris, H.D.; Potter, Clint S.; Thakkar, Umesh (Elsevier, 1997-11)
    Researchers from several departments of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign initiated ChickScope, a 21-day chick embryonic development project, to demonstrate the remote control of a magnetic resonance imaging ...

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  • Smith, Linda C. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2008-06)
    Stories are how we make sense of experiences, thus providing the historical sense of life. To paraphrase Dewey, extracting at each present time the full meaning of each present experience enables us to do the same for our ...

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  • Kendall, Lori (IEEE, 2007-01-07)
    With the availability of relatively easy-to-use tools for online video creation and distribution, people are increasingly producing videos not just for artistic expression, but also as a form of communication. This article ...

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  • Twidale, Michael B.; Nichols, David M. (Taylor & Francis, 2009)
    Collaborative information retrieval (CIR) encompasses the many varied social approaches to information seeking. Although some information retrieval systems have given an impression of individual access to resources, there ...

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  • Harnisch, Delwyn; Comstock, Sharon; Bruce, Bertram C. (2010-10-22)
    The development of critical scientific literacy in primary and secondary school classrooms (AAAS, 1993) requires authentic inquiry (NRC, 2000) with a basis in the real world. Pairing scientists with educators and employing ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2000-10-27)
    This paper addresses the issue of new technologies for education, and in particular how the affordances of new modes of collaboration move, elide, and otherwise redefine the boundaries of learning. These shifting classroom ...

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Knutson, Ellen M.; Twidale, Michael B. (2005-09-21)
    This white paper provides preliminary analysis of the data we have collected related to collection definition and provides a sketch of our next steps as we continue research in this area.

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Knutson, Ellen M.; Twidale, Michael B.; Zavalina, Oksana L. (Information Today, 2006-11-06)
    As part of a federation project providing integrated access to over 170 digital collections, we are studying how collections can best be represented to meet the needs of service providers and diverse user communities. This ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Wickett, Karen M.; Urban, Richard J.; Dubin, David; Shreeves, Sarah L. (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, 2008-09-24)
    Contemporary retrieval systems, which search across collections, usually ignore collection-level metadata. Alternative approaches, exploiting collection-level information, will require an understanding of the various kinds ...

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