Publications - School of Information Sciences

 

The School of Information Sciences has a distinguished tradition of publishing high-quality publications for the field of library and information sciences and actively produces Library Trends and The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. Our fifty-year publishing history includes scholarly and practical publications that address current issues and also serve as historical archives. Here you can find quality books, journals, papers, and conference proceedings for teaching, scholarly reading, and daily application.

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  • For more than 30 years the Allerton Park Institute conferences have explored areas of emerging or continuing interest to practicing librarians.
  • The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books is devoted to the review of current books for children. Providing concise summaries and critical evaluations, this invaluable resource assists readers with questions regarding ...
  • Each conference exposes librarians, information scientists, and others interested in the technology which surrounds information, to new trends and approaches.
  • The Katharine Sharp Review was published between 1995-1999 by students at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science
  • Library Trends explores critical trends in professional librarianship, including practical applications, thorough analyses, and literature reviews.

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  • Robertshaw, M. Brooke; Asher, Andrew (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    Following trends in higher education that emphasize quantitative analytical approaches to assess educational outcomes, academic libraries are increasingly attempting to quantify their impacts on student learning and ...

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  • Nicholson, Karen P.; Pagowsky, Nicole; Seale, Maura (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    In this essay, we explore the timescapes of library learning analytics. We contend that just-in-time strategies, a feature of late capital modes of production, New Public Management, and future-oriented risk-management ...

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  • Hartman-Caverly, Sarah (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    This article undertakes a literature review to examine learning analytics through the lens of attention engineering. Informed by a critical literature synthesis from the fields of cognitive science, history, philosophy, ...

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  • Oliphant, Tami; Brundin, Michael R. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    The prevailing rhetoric concerning learning analytics is that its use will support the educational endeavor and make significant improvements to teaching and learning. For academic libraries, learning analytics presents ...

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  • Jones, Kyle M. L. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)

    The issue begins with Tami Oliphant and Michael R. Brundin's review of the learning analytics literature and role of big data in higher education, including a detailed review of how libraries are pursuing learning ...

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