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

  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Indiana State University, School of Education, 1994)
    Computer-mediated communication is an increasingly familiar part of the educational experiences of students from elementary school through graduate school. This is not surprising, because electronic mail, bulletin boards, ...

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  • Amiran, Eyal; Unsworth, John; Chaski, Carole (1992)
    Electronic publishing is part of what Mark Poster calls a cultural shift from "print-wrapped language" to "electronically wrapped language" (11), and it is here to stay. But just what is inside the wrapping? What does this ...

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  • Lenstra, Noah; Alkalimat, Abdul (Association for Computing Machinery, 2012-02)
    Digital technology facilitates the networking together of cultural heritage information held by multiple institutions and individuals. Yet socio-digital inequalities at the level of local communities shape how this possibility ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Bishop, Ann Peterson (Routledge, 2008-03-10)
    This chapter reviews literature addressing the following question: What is the relationship of new literacies to community inquiry? We are concerned with how new technologies highlight enduring issues of community and, ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Peter Lang, 2002)
    Rapid technological change; social barriers breaking and re-forming; large scale immigration leading to a multicultural society; globalization of the economy; questions about the future of democracy; and major changes in ...

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  • Henderson, Kathryn Luther (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1983)
    At a library conference in 1940, William M. Randall called technical services the "most typical of the activities of libraries" "they are..." he said, "the things which librarians do that no one else does the secrets ...

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  • Haythornthwaite, Caroline A. (2010-02-23)
    This presentation is the third in a series of six Leverhulme Trust public lectures on the topic of Learning Networks. This talk explores theories Perspectives that apply strongly to contemporary learning practices in the ...

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  • Buell, James; Harnisch, Delwyn; Bruce, Bertram C.; Comstock, Sharon; Braatz, Richard D. (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2004-06)
    Twenty-first century technologies are enabling new kinds of collaboration between university-based scientists and K-12 science teachers, while also providing researchers with new windows on cross-institutional collaborative ...

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  • Unsworth, John (2004-01-30)
    In everything from course management to big enterprise systems, universities must choose between monopolies and the open approach

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  • Kendall, Lori (Inderscience Publishers, 2008)
    Researchers interested in knowledge communication within communities of practice tend to focus on tasks, skills, or the shared interests of the group, while relegating other aspects of interaction and communication to ...

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  • Dubin, David (IDEAlliance and Mulberry Technologies, Inc, 2003-08-04)
    The BECHAMEL system is a knowledge representation and inference environment for expressing and testing semantic rules and constraints for markup languages. Written in Prolog, the system provides predicates for processing ...

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  • Haythornthwaite, Caroline A. (Center for Basque Studies, Reno, NV, 2009-05-31)
    While much has been written about virtual knowledge communities, particularly in how to create and sustain long-term, strong-tie relationships, the connection has not been made to newer forms of online organizing such as ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2010-04-30)
    Summarizes 15 years of experience with the LEEP online scheduling option in the Graduate School of Library & Information Science at the University of Illinois. The program, a response to the need for greater access, is ...

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  • Renear, Allen H. (2006-12-01)
    Two important technological trends are converging: 1) The first involves the change in researcher behavior that is occurring in response to the use of comprehensive indexing and navigation environments such as Google Scholar ...

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  • Singh, Vandana; Twidale, Michael B.; Rathi, Dinesh (2006)
    We explore online technical support of open source software by a study of postings to discussion boards. Our results indicate that there are several types of detail that are required by the help-givers to be able to diagnose ...

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  • Unsworth, John (1990)
    Any essay which addresses itself to "post-modern American fiction" has at least two things to explain at the outset: its understanding of the terminology it uses, and its focus on the American scene. There has been ...

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  • Unsworth, John (ACLS: New York,, 2006-12-13)
    "Cyberinfrastructure" is more than just hardware and software, more than bigger computer boxes and wider pipes and wires connecting them. The term was coined by NSF to describe the new research environments in which ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; DeRose, Steve J.; Mylonas, Elli; van Dam, Andries (1999-03)
    A taxonomy of annotation, focusing on the function, objective, or purpose of the annotation.

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  • Haythornthwaite, Caroline A. (University of Illinois Press, 2009-03)
    Learning, in its many forms, from the classroom to independent study, is being transformed by new practices emerging around Internet use. Conversation, participation and community have become watchwords for the processes ...

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