Library and Information Science Research in the 21st Century

The first of its kind, this book provides a theoretically informed research guide and draws attention to areas of potential research in Library and Information Science. It explores the nexus of theory and practice and offers suggestions for collaborative projects. The clear text, simple style and rich content make the book an invaluable resource for students, scholars and practicing librarians, as well as the general reader who may be interested in library and information science research. Apart from providing basic research tools, it acquaints librarians with a theoretical compass for dealing with digital media It pays particular attention to the electronic media Addresses topics of current interests in the field, such as user-centered services

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  • Author : Ibironke Lawal
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 228 pages
  • ISBN : 1780630158
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Library and Information Science Research in the 21st Century

Library and Information Science Research in the 21st Century
  • Author : Ibironke Lawal
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 August 2009
GET THIS BOOKLibrary and Information Science Research in the 21st Century

The first of its kind, this book provides a theoretically informed research guide and draws attention to areas of potential research in Library and Information Science. It explores the nexus of theory and practice and offers suggestions for collaborative projects. The clear text, simple style and rich content make the book an invaluable resource for students, scholars and practicing librarians, as well as the general reader who may be interested in library and information science research. Apart from providing basic

Research, Evaluation and Audit

Research, Evaluation and Audit
  • Author : Maria J. Grant,Barbara Sen,Hannah Spring
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 12 October 2013
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This handbook provides library and information professionals with the information they need to undertake research projects in the workplace in order to inform their own practice and improve service delivery. Whether you are a complete novice or have experience of undertaking evaluations, audits or research, this book will guide you step-by-step through the key phases of planning, doing and disseminating research. The text is divided into three sections: • Part 1: Getting started introduces the concepts, ethics and planning stages. • Part 2: Doing

Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice

Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice
  • Author : Denise Koufogiannakis,Alison Brettle
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 31 August 2016
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This book builds a research-grounded, theoretical foundation for evidence based library and information practice and illustrates how librarians can incorporate the principles to make more informed decisions in the workplace. The book takes an open and encompassing approach to exploring evidence based library and information practice (EBLIP) and the ways it can improve the practice of librarianship. Bringing together recent theory, research, and case studies, the book provides librarians with a new reference point for how they can use and

Introduction to Information Science

Introduction to Information Science
  • Author : David Bawden,Lyn Robinson
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 10 June 2015
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This landmark textbook takes a whole subject approach to Information Science as a discipline. Introduced by leading international scholars and offering a global perspective on the discipline, this is designed to be the standard text for students worldwide. The authors' expert narrative guides you through each of the essential building blocks of information science offering a concise introduction and expertly chosen further reading and resources. Critical topics covered include: foundations: - concepts, theories and historical perspectives - organising and retrieving

Smart World Cities in the 21st Century

Smart World Cities in the 21st Century
  • Author : Agnes Mainka
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 06 August 2018
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The term smart city has become a buzzword. City planners develop ubiquitous connectivity through Wi-Fi hotspots, establish science parks, introduce bike and car sharing, and push entrepreneurship. All this is happening under the flagship of becoming a knowledge city. This book investigates the digital and cognitive infrastructure of 31 cities and how they meet the demands of the knowledge society in an increasingly digitized environment.

Information Literacy: Lifelong Learning and Digital Citizenship in the 21st Century

Information Literacy: Lifelong Learning and Digital Citizenship in the 21st Century
  • Author : Serap Kurbanoglu,Sonja Spiranec,Esther Grassian,Diane Mizrachi,Ralph Catts
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 13 December 2014
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the European Conference on Information Literacy, ECIL 2014, held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in October 2014. The 93 revised full papers presented together with two keynotes and one invited paper were carefully reviewed and selected from 283 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on theoretical framework; related concepts; research; rights and ethics; children; higher education; education and instruction; assessment and evaluation; libraries; different aspects.

Libraries in the Twenty-First Century

Libraries in the Twenty-First Century
  • Author : Stuart J. Ferguson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 May 2007
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Libraries in the Twenty-First Century brings together library educators and practitioners to provide a scholarly yet accessible overview of library and information management and the challenges that the twenty-first century offers the information profession. The papers in this collection illustrate the changing nature of the library as it evolves into its twenty-first century manifestation. The national libraries of Australia and New Zealand, for instance, have harnessed information and communication technologies to create institutions that are far more national, even democratic,

Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania: Theory and Practice

Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania: Theory and Practice
  • Author : Du, Jia Tina
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 28 February 2014
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Historically, the major Library and Information Science (LIS) research-producing centers of the world have largely been the universities and information institutions of North America, the United Kingdom, and Europe. This is changing with the growth of Asian economies, universities, and information industries. Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania: Theory and Practice presents evolving and emerging research and development in the field of library and information science (LIS) in diverse countries in Asia-Oceania as the region continues to develop. This

Challenges and Opportunities of Open Educational Resources Management

Challenges and Opportunities of Open Educational Resources Management
  • Author : Thanuskodi, S.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 26 June 2020
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Education is a fundamental human right, yet much of the world's population lives with poor literacy. Due to rapidly growing technology and internet usage, open educational resources (OER) are increasingly being used to help transcend barriers to literacy while also aiding in educational attainment. With tremendous developments in ICTs, the education system of today has been enriched by various OERs. The optimal utilization of opportunities provided by the technological developments presents a profound challenge for education systems and has serious

Public Libraries in the 21st Century

Public Libraries in the 21st Century
  • Author : Anne Goulding
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 15 April 2016
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Public Libraries in the 21st Century presents a comprehensive analysis of the impact of recent policy initiatives directly targeted at public libraries along with broader developments in the public sector environment within which they operate. Key features include: ¢ An exploration of the context within which public libraries are operating and analysis of their role in local and national life; ¢ Examples of best practice in service delivery; ¢ Evaluation of the challenges and opportunities confronting public library managers; ¢ Wide ranging coverage, including

Succession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries

Succession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries
  • Author : Janneka Guise
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 07 October 2015
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Succession Planning in Canadian Academic Libraries explores the current Canadian academic library environment, and the need for succession planning in that environment. The literature review demonstrates the lack of reported succession planning activities in Canadian academic libraries. Site visits and in-depth interviews with professional librarians at six libraries across Canada highlight best practices and barriers to succession planning. These best practices and barriers are addressed in individual chapters, with tips and strategies for library leaders. Focuses on the Canadian academic

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management
  • Author : Peggy Johnson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 16 January 2018
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As a comprehensive introduction for LIS students, a primer for experienced librarians with new collection development and management responsibilities, and a handy reference resource for practitioners as they go about their day-to-day work, the value and usefulness of this book remain unequaled.

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, Fourth Edition

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, Fourth Edition
  • Author : Peggy Johnson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 23 July 2018
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Technical Services Quarterly declared that the third edition “must now be considered the essential textbook for collection development and management … the first place to go for reliable and informative advice." For the fourth edition expert instructor and librarian Johnson has revised and freshened this resource to ensure its timeliness and continued excellence. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development and management, including numerous suggestions for further reading and narrative case studies exploring the issues. Thorough consideration

Guided Inquiry: Learning in the 21st Century, 2nd Edition

Guided Inquiry: Learning in the 21st Century, 2nd Edition
  • Author : Carol C. Kuhlthau,Leslie K. Maniotes,Ann K. Caspari
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 13 October 2015
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This dynamic approach to an exciting form of teaching and learning will inspire students to gain insights and complex thinking skills from the school library, their community, and the wider world. • Identifies and explains the five kinds of learning accomplished through guided inquiry • Includes a new chapter on how to meet current curricular standards throughout inquiry learning • Introduces the Guided Inquiry Design framework • Describes guided inquiry's unique approach to transforming learning in today's schools • Discusses how to embed student research

Teacher and Librarian Partnerships in Literacy Education in the 21st Century

Teacher and Librarian Partnerships in Literacy Education in the 21st Century
  • Author : Joron Pihl,Kristin Skinstad van der Kooij,Tone Cecilie Carlsten
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 March 2017
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This volume explores teacher and librarian partnerships in literacy education, showing that such partnerships are essential to literacy education in 21st century. Teacher and librarian partnerships contribute significantly to the realization of the democratic mandate of the teaching and library profession. Partnerships respond to the educational challenges characterized by an unprecedented pace of knowledge development, digitalization, globalization and extensive transnational migration. The contributors reconceptualize literacy education based on teacher and librarian partnerships. Studies from Sweden, Norway and the U.K.