Juan D. Machin-Mastromatteo

Juan D. Machin-Mastromatteo
Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua | UACH · School of Philosophy and Letters

Doctor Philosophiae in Information and Communication Sciences

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Introduction
PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR FEEDBACK, I WILL DECLINE ANY REQUEST, SORRY. Professor & researcher at UACH in Mexico and National Researchers System member. PhD in Information and Communication Science. +18 years of work experience in archives, libraries, higher education, and professional development. Lines of research include: information literacy, action research, evaluation of scientific production and bibliometrics, open access, information architecture, and digital libraries.
Additional affiliations
April 2017 - present
Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua
Position
  • Professor
April 2015 - July 2017
Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior (CETYS)
Position
  • Lecturer
December 2014 - July 2017
Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior (CETYS)
Position
  • Lecturer
Education
August 2010 - November 2015
Tallinn University
Field of study
  • Information & Communication Science
July 2008 - July 2010
Oslo Metropolitan University
Field of study
  • Digital Libraries
July 2000 - July 2006
Central University of Venezuela
Field of study
  • Librarianship

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Publications (124)
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This entry provides an introduction to participatory action research as a research methodology that consists in the implementation of actions by a researcher to study the practices, habits, activities, or behaviors of participants and support them in achieving a state of improvement through their reflection and active engagement. It discusses its c...
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Background The problem of access to medical information, particularly in low-income countries, has been under discussion for many years. Although a number of developments have occurred in the last decade (e.g., the open access (OA) movement and the website Sci-Hub), everyone agrees that these difficulties still persist very widely, mainly due to th...
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This article analyzes the importance of scientific evaluation in Latin America, by identifying the institutions regulating it in each country, reviewing their strategic objectives for recognizing researchers and analyzing the use of diverse evaluation criteria. From a documentary analysis of the models for evaluating researchers in 19 countries, we...
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This chapter explores the dynamics involved when individuals move from reference librarian positions to full-time teaching roles, particularly around the continuing practice and development of information literacy (IL) activities and initiatives with special reference to the library and postgraduate courses relating to two humanities and education...
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This article analyzes the educational use of digital educommunication media (DEM) by four groups of professors working at the faculties of Philosophy and Letters and of Engineering at the Autonomous University of Chihuahua (UACH) and at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Seven hypotheses and three research questions were posed, wh...
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The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has had a wide range of negative consequences for higher education students. We explored the generalizability of the control-value theory of achievement emotions for e-learning, focusing on their antecedents. We involved 17019 higher education students from 13 countries, who completed an online survey during th...
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En la búsqueda de demostrar la utilidad práctica de las ciencias sociales y humanidades (CSH) en diversos contextos, el presente trabajo plantea como objetivo definir las características de un modelo de transferencia de conocimiento (TC) en instituciones de educación superior de las CSH en relación con entidades sociales. Para ello, se realizó una...
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This paper summarizes a quantitative research that aimed at determining the relationship between professors’ prosocial personality traits and their research output and achievements. We surveyed a representative sample of 120 professors from the Autonomous University of Chihuahua (Mexico) (7% standard error, 95% confidence interval), which was strat...
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This paper presents preliminary findings of a phenomenological research aimed at gaining insights into: a) what it means to be a researcher; b) the characteristics, tensions and intersections between the praxis of research (represented by the challenges and requirements of research evaluation) and researchers’ subjectivities (ideals, personality, p...
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This article provides preliminary results of a qualitative research that analyzed the content of bachelor-level higher education curricula through the examination of current study programs belonging to 30 research-related courses from different universities worldwide that were classified in the SCImago Institutions Rankings of 2020. These programs...
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Este artículo presenta los resultados de un estudio realizado para determinar la influencia de los rasgos asociados a la creatividad en la productividad científica de una muestra representativa de los docentes de la Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua (UACH), para determinar las relaciones entre estos dos conceptos y su nivel de mutua influencia. Se...
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Esta investigación implementó las pautas sobre competencias en investigación literaria (ACRL, 2007) para diseñar y aplicar un cuestionario diagnóstico sobre habilidades básicas de alfabetización informacional (Alfin) para conocer el desarrollo de tales habilidades en 42 estudiantes de la licenciatura en Letras Españolas de la Universidad Autónoma d...
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The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically shaped higher education and seen the distinct rise of e-learning as a compulsory element of the modern educational landscape. Accordingly, this study highlights the factors which have influenced how students perceive their academic performance during this emergency changeover to e-learning. The...
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This chapter reviews the processes and dynamics that researchers and other scientific production stakeholders have engaged in and experienced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes the analysis of the challenges around research, publishing, and scientific dissemination, as well as the management of research data (as, for example, the rei...
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Purpose This work studied the influence of creativity-related traits in university professors’ scientific productivity. Design/methodology/approach A survey, applied to 120 university professors, included closed-ended questions for participants to rate 33 items derived from the specialized literature and classified into five dimensions (novelty; f...
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El presente trabajo plantea una aproximación a los problemas actuales a los que se enfrentan los ámbitos académicos durante los procesos de producción cientí- fica y ante el exceso de información generado, consumido, diseminado y evaluado al intentar originar nuevo conocimiento.
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La presente obra constituye una guía teórico-práctica actualizada de las competencias mediáticas e informaciones que necesitan los educadores para afrontar los retos que caracterizan la era post-COVID-19. Es un manual didáctico pensado para este nuevo mundo donde irrumpe con fuerza la virtualización de las interacciones, acelerando la innovación ed...
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Purpose The purpose of this study was to adapt and implement the Association of College and Research Library’s (ACRL’s) Research Competency Guidelines for Literatures in English for designing and employing a diagnostic survey about basic information literacy (IL) skills to study how 42 students were familiar with such skills. This 40-item survey in...
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Una de las redes sociales con mayor crecimiento en la actualidad es Instagram, lo cual resulta significativo porque apenas celebró su décimo aniversario. Es tal la influencia actual y potencial de esta red social, que se ha planteado esta revisión de literatura sobre investigaciones relacionadas con esta plataforma, publicadas desde 2018 a la fecha...
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Este artículo presenta los avances de una investigación en curso, la cual busca estudiar cómo el currículo de educación superior de nivel licenciatura enseña y desarrolla habilidades informacionales y de investigación (HII). Dicho estudio analizará una muestra mundial de los currículos de las universidades con mejores indicadores de investigación,...
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Este artículo relata el inicio de una investigación que se planteó con el fin de brindar apoyo a las instituciones de educación superior para incrementar sus niveles de producción científica, mediante la formación de nuevos investigadores. Busca identificar los entrecruces entre las subjetividades y la praxis de la investigación, a través de un est...
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Este artículo describe un diseño metodológico mixto, propuesto para analizar el uso de los medios digitales de educomunicación (MDE) en la educación superior de México. Tal diseño busca proveer elementos para analizar cómo los docentes perciben el uso de la tecnología en el aula, al sugerir el empleo de dos etapas de recolección de datos: primero,...
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El artículo plantea un modelo para medir la pertinencia de las tesis doctorales como objetos de conocimiento y su influencia en la formación de investigadores. Se evaluaron las condiciones de calidad en cuatro dimensiones: (1) consistencia interna del objeto de conocimiento (tesis); (2) impacto del objeto de conocimiento y su aplicación en el desar...
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This article sets and describes the six stages of an ongoing research that aims at generating an analytical framework to conduct a worldwide study on how bachelor-level higher education curricula aids in teaching and developing information and research skills. We describe the problem statement behind our research proposal, its research questions an...
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Introducción: este artículo se derivada de una investigación cualitativa en un grupo de niños de educación básica, en la que hace referencia al pensamiento informacional a temprana edad es posible. Objetivo: consistió en diseñar estrategias en la que se enseñan habilidades informacionales en niños de 7 y 8 años de edad para el desarrollo del pensam...
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Colombia is one of the Latin American countries with the most human rights violations directed toward journalists. This article presents a brief review that identifies the main characteristics of Colombian journalism, among others its connections with powerful corporate and political sectors that have facilitated the development of an official kind...
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Este artículo toma como referencia las problemáticas de la falta de habilidades para la lectura, las matemáticas y la ciencia, según la realidad del sistema educativo público mexicano, así como los resultados obtenidos en las evaluaciones promovidas por la Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico (OCDE). La investigación se basó e...
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La presente investigación expone un conjunto de estándares compuestos de distintas dimensiones e indicadores de rendimiento para evaluar la competencia en la comunicación científica en profesores universitarios mexicanos. El estudio se integró por distintas fases complementarias y subsecuentes: (i) investigación documental sobre elementos normativo...
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In this article, we review the process behind the establishment of the Bibliometrics Research Unit at the San Ignacio de Loyola University (Peru), as a specialized unit that has aided in enhancing its university’s scientific production and research practices. The Unit’s functions and its role as a dynamic engine for scientific production are also p...
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Introducción: Este trabajo caracteriza las condiciones organizacionales del capital social entre investigadores pertenecientes a una comunidad de investigación y estudia la relación con sus niveles de productividad científico-tecnológica, demostrando para ciertas dimensiones y variables su asociación y dependencia, lo que puede proporcionar element...
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The questions over the endeavors of the humanities and social sciences have the merit of being renewed with each generation and context. Philosophy is no exception and one question emerges: why is philosophy useful for research? In this article we contribute an answer to such a question, considering the study of philosophy in Mexican education to e...
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Este estudio analiza la percepción de 4456 estudiantes de bachillerato del estado de Chihuahua (México), en relación al gusto (entendido como el interés personal) y disposición (el deseo de continuar participando) hacia la innovación científico-tecnológica. El objetivo del estudio es determinar la factibilidad de generar ambientes de formación acad...
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rea temática: Procesos de formación. Línea temática: Metodologías y dispositivos de formación: comunicación, prácticas profesionales, prácticas docentes, narrativa, investigación acción. Tipo de ponencia: Reportes parciales o finales de investigación. Resumen: Esta investigación presenta la enseñanza del pensamiento crítico (PC) y las habilidades i...
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Purpose This paper presents the findings of a project that aims to analyze the ethical treatment of the news, with special attention to the reporting of violent events, as it is carried out by digital news outlets from the State of Chihuahua (Mexico). Design/methodology/approach A media observatory was established to collect and analyze the 9,115...
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Este trabajo reflexivo, descriptivo y exploratorio presenta la construcción de un instrumento de evaluación para sistemas de gestión del aprendizaje (SGA), según parámetros de diseño y aprendizaje, el cual fue utilizado para evaluar Chamilo y Google Classroom. Esta evaluación se desarrolló en tres etapas: 1) se cargaron los materiales de un curso e...
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Este artículo presenta un estudio histórico-lógico de los planes de estudio de educación primaria en México de 1973, 1993, 2011 y 2017, a través de los libros de texto de español del primer grado, utilizados para el desarrollo y adquisición de la lectura y escritura en los niños. El objetivo es dar a conocer los modelos de lectoescritura y las habi...
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This article advances a research agenda from analyzing the state of the Venezuelan scientific production, to promote its recovery and boosting it. Bibliometric indicators extracted from Scopus, Sci-Val, Scimago and Web of science are used to diagnose Venezuela's ranking and its variations during the past years. We include suggestions to develop a c...
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We present a classification of the types of censorship of media to frame the various issues that journalism and freedom of expression face in Mexico, which mainly include the role of the State in preventing or enforcing censorship, the monopoly of a few corporate groups that control most of the mass media and dictate fixed editorial lines throughou...
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This article analyses historical data from observations made to birds in breeding, throughout two routes with urban characteristics and during a consecutive period of 10 years (2009-2018), following a precise methodology designed by the North American Breeding Bird Survey. The analyzed routes are officially registered in the Mexican Commission for...
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Este artículo presenta los resultados de una investigación sobre la enseñanza de Alfabetización Informacional (ALFIN) en la educación básica, cuyo objetivo fue determinar las mejores prácticas para su implementación e identificar los temas a incorporar en una iniciativa de esta naturaleza, así como las formas de afrontar la problemática de la satur...
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La virtud es una materia abordada desde diversas perspectivas, con inclusiones, exclusiones y repeticiones de características que le dan o anulan sentido a su esencia. Este artículo identifica los pilares que fundamentan su, analizando y contrastando diferentes aspectos encontrados en la literatura citada. Se proponen tres factores: hecho moral, ca...
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This article presents the generation of reading and conversation clubs in Chihuahua city (Mexico), which emerged from spontaneous initiatives by citizens, as a response to one of the most violent periods faced in the city. This report was developed with information gathered during interviews with members of reading and conversation clubs about thei...
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Student mobility is among the most important internationalization initiatives for higher education institutions. This article describes the influence that student academic mobility has on the training of future professionals at the Autonomous University of Chihuahua (UACH, Mexico) and its students’ perceptions toward UACH’s Student Mobility Program...
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This article presents certain Latin American traits from the works of four prestigious and contemporary Latin American writers: Gioconda Belli, Gonzalo Rojas, Augusto Monterroso y Juan José Arreola. The traits discussed include politics, the religious cult, the messianic vision, family, couples and the father figure. We argue that it is very import...
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This article presents a general overview of the Think Tank model, including its conceptualization and main types. Then, it focuses on the academic and research Think Tanks that are located in Latin America, by identifying the existing ones per country, presenting their tendencies and by analyzing them from the perspective of their organizational, f...
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Las formas actuales de interacción de los seres humanos muestran múltiples tendencias, las cuales vislumbran comportamientos en las formas de comunicación (personal, grupal, impresa o digital), maneras de relacionarse con la información documental y los procedimientos implicados en el desarrollo de indagaciones para la adquisición de conocimiento....
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Este capítulo reúne las experiencias de los autores como profesores e investigadores, bajo una perspectiva latinoamericana, para presentar y discutir algunos de los retos y oportunidades actuales y próximos en cuanto a la producción y evaluación científica. Los temas discutidos competen a los investigadores, pero son pertinentes también y especialm...
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El contenido en el que se centra este libro sigue un flujo respecto a las tendencias de la información, comunicación e investigación en relación con la producción y evaluación de la ciencia, bajo la convicción que más allá del mero manejo de la información, los temas se centran en acciones metainformativas, al considerar que la generación del conoc...
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La planeación estratégica ha funcionado tradicionalmente al escuchar la voz de directivos. Además del estudio de sus ambientes y procesos funcionales, esta iniciativa considera como fundamental escuchar la voz del usuario, al valorar que son los que verdaderamente enfrentan las condiciones de la calidad de los servicios bibliotecarios.Por esta razó...
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Structural equation modeling (SEM), with the technique of partial least squares (PLS), can be used for exploratory and predictive evaluations of the causal relationships and impact among variables postulated in theoretical models. This work presents PLS-SEM’s basic notions as a useful methodology to validate the abundance of models in the library a...
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This document explores the challenges and perspectives behind the initiative for enabling Mexican universities and research centers to access the Turnitin software, a strategy for promoting greater ethics in academic and scientific communications. It presents information obtained through documentary research, from the experience of using the softwa...
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Se evalúan de manera exploratoria y predictiva las relaciones causales y el impacto que tienen los distintos recursos informativos bibliotecarios (impresos, digitales, servicios y espacios físicos) en la competitividad académica (productividad, calidad e innovación) de 33 universidades mexicanas acreditadas, aplicando modelos de ecuaciones estructu...
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The Audit Opinion Laboratory (AOL) from the Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua works with government and civil institutions to study and provide educational, training and informational interventions for alleviating the social issues occurring in the State of Chihuahua (Mexico), of which violence is the most urgent. This article provides a brief over...
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Medellin Library Parks represent a successful case of urban planning that constructed a social pact for the city of Medellin (Colombia), which transitioned from being one of the most violent cities in the world to the most innovative one. This work presents the Medellin Library Parks initiative as research, socialization, education, recreation and...
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This descriptive and correlational research studies 15,658 students from 335 secondary schools in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico, through the results of the examination of admission to high school education (National High School Admission Test - EXANI I from the National Assessment Center for Education - CENEVAL) on logical-mathematical and verbal...
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The Caracas Metropolitan Strategic Plan 2020 (CMSP2020) is an instance of urban and environmental planning that seeks to construct a collective ‘city pact’ for Caracas, currently among the most troubled and violent cities in Latin America. Its main idea is to recover the city through the rescue of its public spaces, by centering on six strategic ax...
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The causal relationships and impact of the different librarian information resources (printed, digital, services and physical spaces) on the academic competitiveness (productivity, quality and innovation) of 33 accredited Mexican universities are evaluated applying structural equation models (SEM) with the technique of partial least squares (PLS)....
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Iconic reading is understood as the appreciation of an image and its association with reality, through a process of recognition carried out by the recipient. The purpose of this article is to know if Mexican marketing students have the skills to develop reading comprehension competence based on the use of iconic text. A survey of basic, intermediat...
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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to construct the basis for a research agenda that integrates participatory methodologies (PMs) into literacies (L) research and practice as a valuable methodological basis. Design/methodology/approach: The pros and cons of using PM on L research and practice are explained, as well as its possibilities, charact...
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This entry presents a general, brief, and nonexhaustive overview on the origin, development, and the crises of Venezuelan libraries and librarianship. The first section offers an historical background on the first Venezuelan libraries, highlighting the origin of the National Library, together with some of the most important characters of this early...
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This article summarizes the best practices framework known as ‘75 Lessons Learned from Information Literacy Programs at Ibero-American Universities’, drawn from the study of 301 information literacy experiences in Latin American countries, Spain and Portugal. This research involved analysis of 499 documents and data triangulation with 113 interview...
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Este libro redefine el rol y competencias de los profesionales de la información como gestores de la producción y comunicación científica. Presenta las herramientas, productos y recursos que las universidades e instituciones de investigación (instituciones de conocimiento) necesitan para adquirir y desarrollar una cultura científica; un área que de...
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The current presence of Latin American journals in Web of Science and Scopus is analyzed, as the first part of a quality roadmap intended to strengthen regional publications, especially those that have started as institutional publications. The next issue will study the quality requirements and journals’ presence in other recognized indexes and pla...
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This article shares the experience of the InfoTecarios group, while commemorating its fifth anniversary. InfoTecarios is a regional initiative that publishes weekly blog posts in its website, written by Latin American professionals, and hence it conducts an important scientific dissemination activity of library and information science. It presents...
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This chapter proposes a model to support the development of scientific processes in knowledge institutions. This model’s objectives, scope, and methodological issues are defined, as it focuses on strengthening the generation of the scientific productivity environment, which will enable the successful generation of scientific production, communicati...
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This chapter presents the competences that information professionals must develop in their practice within and outside libraries if they work as scientific production and communication agents, as it represents one innovative alternative that widens their career profile. Such competences are relevant for the information professionals that develop ac...
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The knowledge economy (KE) is a topic widely applied to various institutional and social sectors, hence it is challenging to implement it efficiently and equitably at a macrolevel, both from the perspectives of assessing its influence and of measuring its impact. This chapter focuses on the study of the KE in relation to scientific production and s...
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This chapter identifies the importance of knowledge generation processes and the role they play in the institutions generating science, mainly universities and research institutes. It also defines the main concepts related to scientific research and knowledge generation: scientific productivity, scientific production, academic production, scientifi...
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The Role of Information Professionals in the Knowledge Economy: Skills, Experiences, Practices and Strategies presents the tools that are necessary for the acquisition and development of a scientific culture. The work and profile of the information professional is no longer limited to the world of libraries. In countries with developing and periphe...
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This article presents three deviations from the Separation of Powers Principle (trias politica) as they have taken place in Mexico and Venezuela: the increment in the amount of state powers, the subordination of powers to the agenda of a unique political tendency with the subsequent nullification of the power that is acting in an independent way, a...
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This work corresponds to a practical and transversal integration process of information literacy in university curricula, specifically with undergraduate students from the philosophy program of the Autonomous University of Chihuahua (Mexico), by developing alternatives to evolve traditional classroom teaching practices toward integrating learning c...
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Sci-Hub hosts pirated copies of 51 million scientific papers from commercial publishers. This article presents the site’s characteristics, it criticizes that it might be perceived as a de-facto component of the Open Access movement, it replicates an analysis published in Science using its available usage data, but limiting it to Latin America, and...
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In its ongoing assessment of information literacy competencies (ILC), CETYS Universidad first developed an in-house instrument and then applied the standardized tests, SAILS and iSkills. This paper analyzes the design of these instruments as well as data gathered from their implementation. This comparison aids in finding similarities in the ILC the...
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The theories of justice according to Rawls, Dworkin, Habermas and Sen, although from a predominantly Anglo-Saxon background, are useful for the Latin American reality. Such views of justice bring forward the requirement for developing indicators with a wider scope, so that they measure diverse aspects such as: income, commodities, freedoms, economi...
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Elections are indispensable for democracy, but their trustworthiness demands transparency and impartiality from governments, even more so for automated elections. This work presents common criticisms to e-voting systems, focusing on the Venezuelan case, where there have been around 15 elections of this kind in the last 17 years. The Venezuelan gove...
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Este trabajo discute las implicaciones de las tecnologías sociales, el desarrollo abierto, la alfabetización informacional y la alfabetización digital (referidas en conjunto como cultura de la información) para la participación ciudadana. Se examinan los fundamentos, actividades y propósitos de una alfabetización para la acción social, la cual se b...
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We offer elements and reflections to tackle from Latin American societies and public libraries for moving toward sustainable development. From the Caracas Declaration for the Public Library to the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development, there has been a clear and constant plea for the development of Latin America, accepting the v...
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This article analyzes emerging issues that Mexican universities are experiencing with scientific production processes, their impact on assessment indicators that determine their level of competitiveness, and the identification of assessment dimensions and criteria related to the activities of professors and researchers. Examples of previous researc...
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This paper summarizes the theories, methods, and results of a doctoral research that integrated social media (SM) in a learning experience for students and explored the roles that information literacy, digital literacy, and new literacies played in such a learning experience. Participatory action research was the methodological approach used for tw...
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Information Culture Development (ICD) is a holistic information literacy program that was established in 2013 and developed at CETYS Universidad in Mexico. ICD caters to all university stakeholders with different initiatives that are contained within ICD’s four axes: (a) curriculum and learning support, (b) information and digital literacies develo...
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Latin American open access (OA) initiatives were built upon the foundations laid by the regional cooperative information networks, databases and indexes that started to be developed from the 1970s. OA had an early start in the region in the 1990s, because it preceded the first worldwide OA declaration. This article summarizes the reasons behind the...
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About 523 years ago, the territory now known as the Americas was ‘discovered’. This event detonated the conquest and colonization of this ‘new world’, processes that altered the historical development of the indigenous civilizations. This work examines one of the most disheartening consequences of this clash of civilizations: the almost total destr...
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El Sistema CETYS Universidad es una institución educativa privada y sin fines de lucro, que busca influir directamente y a través de la docencia, educación y vinculación al desarrollo del Estado de Baja California en México. Como tal, un gran porcentaje de los alumnos que estudian en el CETYS cuentan con becas y diversos apoyos económicos, los cual...
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This research is based on the experience, changes and processes that the library system of CETYS Universidad has undergone from 2004 to 2014. In this period, CETYS has achieved international certification by the American organization named Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), making it the first university in Mexico to receive this a...
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Este simposio comparte las buenas prácticas y temas de investigación que han surgido del seminario Acompañamiento a la Investigación (AI), donde 5 académicos de la Escuela de Psicología se han encontrado para desarrollar las primeras experiencias de investigación en psicología en el campus. AI ha tenido el objetivo de mitigar los retos de comenzar...
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In 1982, library experts from 30 Latin American and the Caribbean countries met in Venezuela to discuss the current state and development strategies for the region’s public libraries. The result was the first technical-normative document for public libraries in the region, commonly known as the Caracas Declaration. This issue of Developing Latin Am...
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Paul Zurkowski coined the term Information Literacy in 1974, since then it has evolved into a dynamic research area within library and information science, with many milestones achieved in Europe and the United States, reflected in English-written literature. This issue of Developing Latin America traces an alternative route, exploring the arrival...
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Latin America does not exist. These 42 diverse and developing countries are hardly a union. However, they share geographical proximity, history, strangely unique elements, and the wish to progress. This first issue of a new column, ‘Developing Latin America’, explores some information issues, literacy rates, regional prominence in scholarly publica...
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This article presents the staff, structure, methods and preliminary results from the pilot of a holistic information literacy program developed in the System of Libraries of CETYS Universidad in Mexico. ‘Information Culture Development’ (ICD) is driven by action research (AR) and the concept of information culture (IC), comprised of information lit...
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Reporta la experiencia general que se tuvo al facilitar la materia Investigación Social para los alumnos de la Licenciatura en Psicología Clínica, comunicando la estructura del curso, sus características innovadoras, el manejo de la ética enfocada a la investigación, la facilitación a los estudiantes de herramientas y actividades profesionales de i...
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This article presents the staff, structure, methods and preliminary results from the pilot of a holistic information literacy program developed in the System of Libraries of CETYS Universidad in Mexico. ‘Information Culture Development’ (ICD) is driven by action research (AR) and the concept of information culture (IC), comprised of information lit...