Dissertations and Theses - Library and Information Science
This community contains dissertations and theses from the School of Information Sciences.
Deliberating environmental policy: information seeking and use in Canada's House of Commons standing committees (2015-11-17)This case study examines the information practices of Canada’s elected federal representatives who work together within House of Commons standing committees to deliberate environmental issues. We now have new methods to ...
(2015-10-27)Text, images, and other types of information objects can be described in many ways. Having detailed metadata and various people's interpretations of the object helps in providing better access and use. While collecting ...
(2015-07-14)The sharing and reuse of research data relies on the provision of metadata and documentation. At present, scientists are not prepared to invest in the kind of rich description that will offer high functionality and ...
Capturing the context of digital literacy: a case study of Illinois public libraries in underserved communities (2015-07-17)This dissertation study examines the role of the public library in fostering digital literacies in underserved Illinois communities. Over the course of two years I collected data on the library as an institution, and as a ...
(2000)The Farmington Plan was a program of cooperative acquisition of foreign publications, established by the Association of Research Libraries in 1948 and terminated in 1972. Its original goal was that at least one copy of ...