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Current Issues in Libraries, Information Science and Related Fields, (electronic book)

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Current Issues in Libraries, Information Science and Related Fields
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Current Issues in Libraries, Information Science and Related Fields
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eng
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This volume is unusual in that the theme is quite broad in scope yet focused on a specific topic; innovations and boundary-pushing studies in areas not usually found in library literature. It examines the periphery of the field surveyed in previous volumes. The chapters are grouped in two categories: professional issues and transforming services
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Woodsworth, Anne
Dewey number
020
LC call number
Z665
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Penniman, W. David
Series statement
Advances in Librarianship
Series volume
39
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  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
  • Libraries -- Economic aspects
  • Library science -- Economic aspects
  • Pricing
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Current Issues in Libraries, Information Science and Related Fields, (electronic book)
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Publication
Copyright
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online resource
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multicolored
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Contents
  • Front Cover -- Current Issues in libraries, Information Science and Related Fields -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Professional Issues -- Librarians in a Litigious Age and the Attack on Academic Freedom -- I. Introduction -- II. Defining Academic Freedom for Librarians -- III. Canadian Legislation and Academic Rights -- IV. History of Academic Librarianship and Academic Freedom -- V. Intellectual Freedom without Academic Freedom -- VI. Librarians, Collective Agreements, and Faculty Associations -- VII. Survey on Academic Freedom -- VIII. Freedom of Speech and New Communication Technologies -- IX. Professional Concerns in Canadian Universities -- X. Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A -- Appendix B: Canadian Academic Librarians Academic Freedom Survey -- Educating Ethical Leaders for the Information Society: Adopting Babies from Business -- I. Introduction -- A. The Information Field -- II. Literature Review -- A. The Influence of Workplace on Ethics and Business Practices -- B. The Ethical Information Culture -- C. How Students Learn Ethics -- 1. Working Experience -- 2. College Experience -- D. What Employers Expect from Graduates -- III. What Are Management Programs Seeking to Achieve? -- IV. The Research Project -- A. Methodology -- B. Subjects -- C. Data Collection -- D. Data Analysis -- V. Results -- A. Results for the Academic Scope -- 1. Insights Relating to Students -- 2. Insights about Goals of Business Ethics Education -- 3. Specific Cases and Experiences to be Included in the Ethics Education Course(s) -- 4. The Explicit Student Learning Outcomes -- 5. Insights Related to the Specific Role, Skill, and the Ability of Professors -- B. Results for the Personal Scope -- 1. The Influence of Home and Religion -- 2. Influences Outside of the Home -- 3. The Nature of the Individual -- C. An Ethical Disposition
  • VI. Discussion -- VII. Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Appendix: Schedule of Interview Questions -- The Role of Librarians in a Knowledge Society: Valuing Our Intellectual Capital Assets -- I. Introduction -- II. Transition from an Industrial to a Knowledge Economy and Society -- III. Transformation to a Knowledge Society -- A. The Current Literature -- IV. A Holistic Vision of Knowledge Cities -- A. Knowledge Facilitation and Knowledge Transactions -- B. Libraries as Knowledge Organizations -- 1. Future Scenario 1.1: Reference Exchange -- 2. Future Scenario 1.2: Technical Services Exchange -- 3. Future Scenario 1.3: Program Planning -- 4. Future Scenario 1.4: Community Collection Building -- C. Librarians as Knowledge Citizens in the Knowledge City -- 1. Future Scenario 2.1: Advising the City Council on Broadband Contract Design -- 2. Future Scenario 2.2: State Prison Environment -- 3. Future Scenario 2.3: Crowd-Sourced Collection Development -- 4. Future Scenario 2.4: Community Seed Library -- 5. Future Scenario 2.5: Rural Community Knowledge Elicitation -- 6. Future Scenario 2.6: Knowledge Transfers among Rural Academic Libraries -- V. Observations -- A. Observation 1: Shift in the Core Curriculum for Information Professionals -- B. Observation 2: Adoption of Systems Thinking as a Core Competency -- C. Observation 3: Nontraditional Sources of Learning for Professionals -- D. Observation 4: Valuing Knowledge of Local Communities and Cultures -- E. Observation 5: Shift in Management Culture -- F. Observation 6: Looking Beyond the Library Walls -- G. Observation 7: Valuing and Promoting Progressive Professionals -- VI. Conclusions -- References -- Open Peer Review: Fast Forward for a New Science -- I. Introduction -- II. Peer Review: A Brief History -- III. Information Overload: A Prerequisite of Modern Peer Review
  • IV. Modern Peer Review -- A. Bias in Peer Review -- V. Open Processes -- A. Sol Tax: The First Open Peer Reviewer? -- VI. Internet Era's Two Pioneering Experiences -- A. Psycoloquy -- B. Brain and Behavioral Science -- VII. Three Examples of Open Peer Review -- A. Electronic Transactions on Artificial Intelligence (ETAI) -- B. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics -- C. Faculty of 1000 -- 1. F1000 Prime -- Article recommendations -- 2. F1000 Prime Reports -- 3. F1000 Research -- Articles -- Indexed article -- For referees -- Pre-refereeing checks -- Refereeing process -- Versioning -- VIII. Conclusion -- References -- Transforming Services -- Effects of Terminology on Health Queries: An Analysis by User's Health Literacy and Topic Familiarity -- I. Introduction -- II. Related Work -- A. Exploration of Medico-Scientific Terminologies -- B. Health Literacy in IR -- C. The Influence of Topic Familiarity in IR -- III. Methodology -- A. Research Questions -- B. Information Needs and Queries -- C. Retrieval Systems -- D. Tasks -- E. Search Procedure -- F. Health Literacy Assessment -- G. Topic Familiarity Assessment -- H. Medical Accuracy Assessment -- I. Readability Assessment -- J. Summary of Context Features -- K. Users -- IV. Data Analysis -- A. Document Characteristics Analysis (RQ1) -- 1. Summary -- B. Precision Analysis (RQ2) -- 1. Summary -- C. Comprehension Analysis (RQ3) -- 1. Summary -- 2. Medical Accuracy Analysis (RQ4) -- 3. Summary -- D. Motivational Relevance Analysis (RQ5) -- 1. Summary -- V. Discussion and Implications -- VI. Conclusions and Future Work -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Academic Social Networking: A Case Study on Users' Information Behavior -- I. Introduction -- II. Changing Nature of Scholarly Communication -- III. Academia.edu: An ASN Site -- IV. Challenges in Studying ASN Sites -- A. Use of Whitley's Theory
  • V. Case Study -- A. Variations in the Degree of Mutual Dependence and Task Uncertainty across the Three Disciplines -- B. Who Uses Academia.edu? -- C. When Do Users Use Academia.edu? -- D. What Is Academia.edu Used for? -- 1. To Post and Read Research Articles/Papers -- 2. To Connect with Other Researchers -- 3. To Stay Abreast of News and Developments -- E. Users Perceptions of the Impact of ASN Sites -- VI. Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Appendix A: Interview Guide -- Appendix B: Survey Questions -- The Scholars' Commons: Redefining Services and Spaces for Graduate Student Success -- I. Introduction -- II. Literature Review -- III. Benefits of a Scholars' Commons -- IV. Selection of Current Models -- V. Findings -- A. New Use of Space -- B. Segmented Services -- C. Partnerships -- D. New Organizational Structures -- VI. Discussion -- A. New Use of Space -- B. Segmented Services -- C. Partnerships -- D. New Organizational Structures -- VII. Future Research -- VIII. Conclusion -- References -- The Social Library in the Virtual Branch: Serving Adults and Teens in Social Spaces -- I. Introduction -- II. Promoting Information Resources and Services -- III. Participation and Engagement -- IV. Social Care -- A. Monitoring -- B. Engaging -- C. Resolution -- V. Pastoral Care -- VI. Outreach, Cocreation, and Motivation -- VII. Measuring and Assessing the Results of Social Media Activities -- VIII. Policy and Privacy -- IX. Conclusions and Implications -- References -- Index
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EBC2074099
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (292 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781784416379
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Current Issues in Libraries, Information Science and Related Fields, (electronic book)
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover -- Current Issues in libraries, Information Science and Related Fields -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Professional Issues -- Librarians in a Litigious Age and the Attack on Academic Freedom -- I. Introduction -- II. Defining Academic Freedom for Librarians -- III. Canadian Legislation and Academic Rights -- IV. History of Academic Librarianship and Academic Freedom -- V. Intellectual Freedom without Academic Freedom -- VI. Librarians, Collective Agreements, and Faculty Associations -- VII. Survey on Academic Freedom -- VIII. Freedom of Speech and New Communication Technologies -- IX. Professional Concerns in Canadian Universities -- X. Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A -- Appendix B: Canadian Academic Librarians Academic Freedom Survey -- Educating Ethical Leaders for the Information Society: Adopting Babies from Business -- I. Introduction -- A. The Information Field -- II. Literature Review -- A. The Influence of Workplace on Ethics and Business Practices -- B. The Ethical Information Culture -- C. How Students Learn Ethics -- 1. Working Experience -- 2. College Experience -- D. What Employers Expect from Graduates -- III. What Are Management Programs Seeking to Achieve? -- IV. The Research Project -- A. Methodology -- B. Subjects -- C. Data Collection -- D. Data Analysis -- V. Results -- A. Results for the Academic Scope -- 1. Insights Relating to Students -- 2. Insights about Goals of Business Ethics Education -- 3. Specific Cases and Experiences to be Included in the Ethics Education Course(s) -- 4. The Explicit Student Learning Outcomes -- 5. Insights Related to the Specific Role, Skill, and the Ability of Professors -- B. Results for the Personal Scope -- 1. The Influence of Home and Religion -- 2. Influences Outside of the Home -- 3. The Nature of the Individual -- C. An Ethical Disposition
  • VI. Discussion -- VII. Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Appendix: Schedule of Interview Questions -- The Role of Librarians in a Knowledge Society: Valuing Our Intellectual Capital Assets -- I. Introduction -- II. Transition from an Industrial to a Knowledge Economy and Society -- III. Transformation to a Knowledge Society -- A. The Current Literature -- IV. A Holistic Vision of Knowledge Cities -- A. Knowledge Facilitation and Knowledge Transactions -- B. Libraries as Knowledge Organizations -- 1. Future Scenario 1.1: Reference Exchange -- 2. Future Scenario 1.2: Technical Services Exchange -- 3. Future Scenario 1.3: Program Planning -- 4. Future Scenario 1.4: Community Collection Building -- C. Librarians as Knowledge Citizens in the Knowledge City -- 1. Future Scenario 2.1: Advising the City Council on Broadband Contract Design -- 2. Future Scenario 2.2: State Prison Environment -- 3. Future Scenario 2.3: Crowd-Sourced Collection Development -- 4. Future Scenario 2.4: Community Seed Library -- 5. Future Scenario 2.5: Rural Community Knowledge Elicitation -- 6. Future Scenario 2.6: Knowledge Transfers among Rural Academic Libraries -- V. Observations -- A. Observation 1: Shift in the Core Curriculum for Information Professionals -- B. Observation 2: Adoption of Systems Thinking as a Core Competency -- C. Observation 3: Nontraditional Sources of Learning for Professionals -- D. Observation 4: Valuing Knowledge of Local Communities and Cultures -- E. Observation 5: Shift in Management Culture -- F. Observation 6: Looking Beyond the Library Walls -- G. Observation 7: Valuing and Promoting Progressive Professionals -- VI. Conclusions -- References -- Open Peer Review: Fast Forward for a New Science -- I. Introduction -- II. Peer Review: A Brief History -- III. Information Overload: A Prerequisite of Modern Peer Review
  • IV. Modern Peer Review -- A. Bias in Peer Review -- V. Open Processes -- A. Sol Tax: The First Open Peer Reviewer? -- VI. Internet Era's Two Pioneering Experiences -- A. Psycoloquy -- B. Brain and Behavioral Science -- VII. Three Examples of Open Peer Review -- A. Electronic Transactions on Artificial Intelligence (ETAI) -- B. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics -- C. Faculty of 1000 -- 1. F1000 Prime -- Article recommendations -- 2. F1000 Prime Reports -- 3. F1000 Research -- Articles -- Indexed article -- For referees -- Pre-refereeing checks -- Refereeing process -- Versioning -- VIII. Conclusion -- References -- Transforming Services -- Effects of Terminology on Health Queries: An Analysis by User's Health Literacy and Topic Familiarity -- I. Introduction -- II. Related Work -- A. Exploration of Medico-Scientific Terminologies -- B. Health Literacy in IR -- C. The Influence of Topic Familiarity in IR -- III. Methodology -- A. Research Questions -- B. Information Needs and Queries -- C. Retrieval Systems -- D. Tasks -- E. Search Procedure -- F. Health Literacy Assessment -- G. Topic Familiarity Assessment -- H. Medical Accuracy Assessment -- I. Readability Assessment -- J. Summary of Context Features -- K. Users -- IV. Data Analysis -- A. Document Characteristics Analysis (RQ1) -- 1. Summary -- B. Precision Analysis (RQ2) -- 1. Summary -- C. Comprehension Analysis (RQ3) -- 1. Summary -- 2. Medical Accuracy Analysis (RQ4) -- 3. Summary -- D. Motivational Relevance Analysis (RQ5) -- 1. Summary -- V. Discussion and Implications -- VI. Conclusions and Future Work -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Academic Social Networking: A Case Study on Users' Information Behavior -- I. Introduction -- II. Changing Nature of Scholarly Communication -- III. Academia.edu: An ASN Site -- IV. Challenges in Studying ASN Sites -- A. Use of Whitley's Theory
  • V. Case Study -- A. Variations in the Degree of Mutual Dependence and Task Uncertainty across the Three Disciplines -- B. Who Uses Academia.edu? -- C. When Do Users Use Academia.edu? -- D. What Is Academia.edu Used for? -- 1. To Post and Read Research Articles/Papers -- 2. To Connect with Other Researchers -- 3. To Stay Abreast of News and Developments -- E. Users Perceptions of the Impact of ASN Sites -- VI. Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Appendix A: Interview Guide -- Appendix B: Survey Questions -- The Scholars' Commons: Redefining Services and Spaces for Graduate Student Success -- I. Introduction -- II. Literature Review -- III. Benefits of a Scholars' Commons -- IV. Selection of Current Models -- V. Findings -- A. New Use of Space -- B. Segmented Services -- C. Partnerships -- D. New Organizational Structures -- VI. Discussion -- A. New Use of Space -- B. Segmented Services -- C. Partnerships -- D. New Organizational Structures -- VII. Future Research -- VIII. Conclusion -- References -- The Social Library in the Virtual Branch: Serving Adults and Teens in Social Spaces -- I. Introduction -- II. Promoting Information Resources and Services -- III. Participation and Engagement -- IV. Social Care -- A. Monitoring -- B. Engaging -- C. Resolution -- V. Pastoral Care -- VI. Outreach, Cocreation, and Motivation -- VII. Measuring and Assessing the Results of Social Media Activities -- VIII. Policy and Privacy -- IX. Conclusions and Implications -- References -- Index
Control code
EBC2074099
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (292 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781784416379
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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