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Information science (or information studies) is an interdisciplinary field primarily concerned with the analysis, collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information.
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Introduction: Digital Humanities(DH) is emerging as new avatar of traditional humanities where computation and communication technologies are being applied to research and study in humanities. This has not only helped humanities to tide over the crisis, but also infused new hope among humanities students and scholars. There appears good opportunity...
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Discusses the enhancement of serendipity in the process of searching for information in digital environments in the post-custodial paradigm of Information Science. It results from an exploratory and bibliographic research. As a result, it isfoundedthe possibility and potential of Interactive Epistemography as an ethical and universal practice to re...
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Purpose: this work examined the place of OC in determining employees’ engagement in the libraries of publicly owned universities in Anambra State. Specifically, the study ascertained the nexus between Support Climate and Vigour in the studied institutions. Design/methodology/approach: survey research design was deployed for the study which was carr...
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Currently, with the implementation of big data strategies in countries all over the world, big data has achieved vigorous development in various fields. Big data research and application practices have also rapidly attracted the attention of the library and information field. Objective. The study explored the current state of research and research...
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Estudo de caráter exploratório, cujo objetivo foi identificar e analisar a dinâmica das múltiplas interações entre pesquisadores de diferentes áreas e autores da Ciência da Informação (CI) que pesquisam sobre inclusão de PcD – Pessoas com Deficiência. O corpus foi constituído de 1385 citações recebidas pelos 344 trabalhos da CI sobre o tema. Result...
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RESUMO A Biblos-Revista do Instituto de Ciências Humanas publica resultados de estudos e pesquisas sobre as atividades da área de informação em ciência e tecnologia. O objetivo desta pesquisa foi resgatar a memória da Biblos, mostrando sua trajetória, de 1985 até 2020, por meio de uma análise das suas publicações. Empregou-se as duas leis da biblio...
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The study aimed to evaluate the bibliometric research of Library and Information Science (LIS) research contributed by the authors affiliated with the University of Karachi (UoK), Pakistan. The dataset was limited to 22 years from January 2000 to December 2021 and a list of evaluated papers has been proved from various online and print sources. Goo...
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Este estudo tem como objetivo propor diretrizes para o sistema de avaliação da Capes para área de Ciência da Informação. O constructo metodológico congregou em uma análise da produção intelectual por meio dos dados extraídos na Plataforma Sucupira, apresentando indicadores quantitativos relacionados a produção de conhecimento no campo. Conclui-se q...
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Purpose The study investigated cataloguing and classification training of library and information science undergraduates and their use of library catalogue at Delta state university. Training is of vital necessity in the discharge of any professional responsibility. So, the disposition of the trainee towards the training programme cannot be undermi...
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Resumo: A presente pesquisa objetiva verificar a intensidade de autocitações de pesquisadores bolsistas do CNPq na categoria PQ-1 na área de Ciência da Informação, no período de 2016 a 2021. Identificou-se, por meio da Plataforma Lattes, um total de 402 artigos publicados por 17 bolsistas CNPq PQ-1 (níveis A, B, C e D). Após localização destes arti...
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Guide in Library & Information Science
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Only the Introductory Chapter is freely available. The full book/e-book/individual chapters/e-chapters are available via Springer Publishers https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-95656-1 or via any other major book retailer including Amazon or Barnes&Noble (in US or Canada) or Lehmanns (in Europe). Introductory Chapter Abstract How do...
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Digitisation of research data is widely increasing all around the world because it needs more and development of enormous digital technologies. Data curation services are starting to offer many libraries. Research data curation is the collective invaluable and reusable information of the researchers. Collected data preservation is more important. T...
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Preliminary results of a study on research methodologies used in articles in Library and Information Science (LIS) journals, on knowledge organization (KO) in institutional repositories are presented. This study was designed in five stages: Search and retrieval of the articles; Literature review on research methodologies; Design of a grid for data...
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As with other catastrophic events, the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted higher education and library services. The authors examine the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on usage of health databases in 2020. They use time series analysis to create a forecast based on previous years’ activities, and then compare it with actual database usage during the pand...
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Ladies and gentlemen, it is my pleasure to speak on one of the neglected areas of our human development in the society, and in the area of promoting enlightenment and wellbeing of the less privileged or what we may call vulnerable persons in this country. I wish to appreciate the Nigerian Library Association Anambra State Chapter for giving me the...
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Open Government Data (OGD) which is an emerging domain in the field of Information Science has been creating opportunities for the overall development of our nation. Like many other countries worldwide, India too promotes OGD to manage and disseminate government data publicly. This adds value to government data by making the data more transparent a...
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INTRODUÇÃO Neste capítulo apresento algumas reflexões, fruto de uma agenda de pesquisa cujo objetivo geral é estabelecer interlocuções entre abordagens da Economia Política e do campo da Ciência da Informação, visando à apreensão das dinâmicas socioeconômicas que conformam os contextos em que a informação, a comunicação e a cultura têm centralidade...
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The goal of this research aims to explain how a university library handled the epidemic -19 that began in March 2020. This research examines the library's state throughout the dilemma and shows how the epidemic has posed unexpected hurdles to digital services. It also clarifies why the beginning of 23 March 2020, the library has converted some exis...
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The paper analyses Library and Information Science (LIS) articles published in leading international LIS journals based on their authors’ disciplinary backgrounds. The study combines content analysis of articles with authors’ affiliation analysis. The main research question is: Are authors’ disciplinary backgrounds associated with choice of researc...
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Aula ministrada na disciplina Tópicos Especiais II: Informação em Ciência Tecnologia e Inovação do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência da Informação do convênio IBICT/UFRJ.
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RESUMO O patrimônio cultural é responsável por desempenhar a função social e simbólica de mediação entre o passado, o presente e o futuro do grupo, de forma a assegurar sua continuidade no tempo e sua integridade no espaço. No presente escrito, buscou-se evidenciar as contribuições sobre os conceitos de patrimônio cultural, mediação e informação pr...
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O conjunto textual que dá corpo ao livro Informação, mediação e cultura: teorias, métodos e pesquisas demonstra o compromisso do Programa de Pós-graduação em Ciência da Informação (PP-GCI/UFMG) em fazer avançar as reflexões sobre o objeto infor-mação e suas camadas constitutivas, no desafio de expandir a compreensão acerca das suas características...
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This paper examined mentoring as a collaborative tool for professional development of library and information professionals in Imo State. It was guided by four (4) objectives and four (4) research questions. It adopted the survey research design. The population of the study was the 132 library professionals registered with the Nigerian Library Asso...
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This study investigated e-resources use, storage, the preferred format for reading, and difficulties faced while accessing e-resources. Electronic resources are playing a crucial role all over the world, and they are increasing widely in all age groups of the academic community. The main aim of the law academics' role is to know the effective use o...
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This study investigated the influence of information access tools on the utilization of information resources by medical students in Federal Universities in South – South zone, Nigeria. To achieve this objective, one research question was raised and one hypothesis was tested at 0.05 level of significance. Empirical and theoretical literatures were...
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Locus of Control and Health-related Physical Fitness in (14 – 15) Year Old Jordanian Children Dr. Jafar Faris AL arjan Faculty of Prince Abdullah bin ghazi for science & Information Technology Al- Balqa Applied University Dr. Mervat Ahed Deeb Princess alia University College. Al- Balqa Applied University  Abstract: This research aimed to recogniz...
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This study aimed to assess the level of knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding the coronavirus disease among Iranian rural and urban healthcare workers. The study population consisted of all healthcare experts and staff working in 38 rural health centers in Iran. An online questionnaire was distributed in November 2021. The anonymous questionn...
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The term "Geographical Information Science" (GIScience) was formally introduced in 1992, after 30-year development of Geographical Information Systems (GIS). The authors believe that it is the appropriate time to reexamine what GIScience should actually be, as it has reached an age of 30 years. In this article, it is noted that GIScience at its cur...
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Purpose: This study aims to analyze scientometrics of two Iranian journals published in the English language in the field of Knowledge and information science (International Journal of Information Science and Management (IJISM), since 2008-2020 and Webology since 2006-2020) based on co-authorship and co-word indicators. Methodology: This applied an...
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This paper aims to discuss how open innovation culture contributes to the competitive intelligence process. Furthermore, it aims to verify whether open innovation culture incourages quality information and knowledge sharing. Finally, this paper aims to identify whether that quality information contributes to the competitive intelligence process. Th...
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Background: Medical librarians support curriculum and research by delivering appropriate and high-quality information and facilities to students and faculty members. COVID-19 pandemic disrupted physical teaching and learning worldwide endorsing virtual education which was supported by digital information resources. The purpose of this study was to...
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With the progress of societies, crimes as well bestows itself with different modes of preparation necessitating the employment of scientific methods for extracting truth in the administration of justice. Hence the role of forensic scientists had increased since the growing recognition of science witnesses a unique contribution to judicial system. T...
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The research paves a way to look into the content, features, and upkeep of Bangladeshi public university library websites. To ensure representativeness, we selected twelve (12) public university libraries that have dedicated websites. For authenticity and reliability of data, a checklist of sixty-one (61) items divided into ten (10) categories was...
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Cloud Computing Application for accessing E-resources by University Librarians: Case Study of University Librarians in Niger Delta Region. Abstract This study investigated cloud computing applications for accessing e-resources by Librarians in university libraries in Niger Delta Region, Nigeria. In this study, the descriptive research design was ad...
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The study implies that among the research subjects in Information Science, public policies for books and reading promotion need to be addressed. Its purpose is to investigate the impact of scientific production on public policy addressing the books and reading promotion in Information Science in Brazil over the last 20 years. It incorporates the ca...
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The chapter argues in defence of Choice-based Credit System (CBCS), which can function as citadel of ‘choices’ and ‘credits’ to the students. It begins with the history of CBCS and the warranting factors of its implementation with citation from European and American concept. An Indian picture has been discussed with cursory description along with U...
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Mecanismos de busca como Google tornaram-se as principais ferramentas usadas para localizar informações na internet. As aplicações de técnicas de Search Engine Optimization (SEO) desempenham um papel importante para a indexação das páginas pelos mecanismos de busca. Ao promover a indexação, as páginas se tornam passíveis de rastreamento e as inform...
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This paper attempted to conduct an evaluative study of the research output of School of Economics, Management and Information Science (SEMIS) Mizoram University during 2012-2021. The objectives of the study were to find out the year-wise research output and department that produces highest research output, to highlight the guide-ship pattern of res...
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The present study focuses on the Social and Web presence of 27 Cultural Heritage Organisations in India. The purpose of this study is to investigate the domain authority, number of webpages, links, calculate the web impact factors and link-mentions on Social Networking Sites of the websites of Cultural Heritage Organisations and rank them accord...
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Visa apresentar aspectos dos trabalhos premiados pelo Concurso TCC Abecin. A pesquisa caracteriza-se como exploratória, descritiva, documental e de abordagem quanti-qualitativa. A coleta de dados foi realizada no site da Associação Brasileira de Educação em Ciência da Informação (Abecin) e identificou 55 trabalhos agraciados com a premiação. Para a...
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A análise de domínio na ciência da informação objetiva analisar uma área que compartilha conceitos em uma comunidade específica. A análise de domínio se divide em 11 abordagens, que se correlaciona por pelo menos duas na presente pesquisa: a) boa avaliação, produção e avaliação de classificações especializadas e tesauro; b) a produção e a interpret...
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Em uma pesquisa científica, o título é o primeiro contato do leitor com o produto, seja ele uma tese, dissertação, monografia, artigo, resumo, livro, capítulo de livro, entre outros gêneros. O título de uma pesquisa deve possuir diferentes características. Dessa maneira, questiona-se: de que maneira os autores têm apresentado os títulos dos trabalh...
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Artigo entregue em: 17 de março de 2022 Artigo aprovado em: 13 de maio 2022 RESUMO A partir dos documentos produzidos pela Câmara Municipal de Sines durante a Época Moderna, e em confronto com os procedimentos e as normas existentes para a gestão urbanística do mesmo período, este artigo tem como objetivo conhecer as práticas no caso de Sines, vila...
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ABSTRAK Survei batimetri merupakan kegiatan penting dalam kajian hidrografi untuk mengetahui kedalaman suatu perairan. Metode pengukuran batimetri menggunakan prinsip hidroakustik yaitu memanfaatkan cepat rambat gelombang suara di dalam air. Instrumen untuk melakukan survei batimetri dikategorikan menjadi singlebeam echosounder dan multibeam echoso...
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No Enancib (Encontro Nacional de Pesquisa em Ciência da Informação), o Grupo de Trabalho (GT) 11 – Informação Saúde, criado em 2011, é responsável pelo estudo das teorias, métodos, estruturas e processos informacionais em diferentes contextos da saúde. O objetivo deste artigo é apresentar trabalhos do GT 11 que apontam a bibliometria como seu aport...
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Nos últimos 30 anos, o tema das ontologias tem sido um dos terrenos mais férteis de investigação na área da Organização do Conhecimento. É um tema complexo e revestido de polémica, pela dificuldade na definição do próprio conceito e pelas apropriações que diferentes campos científicos têm exercido sobre ele. Com origem no domínio da filosofia, a on...
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This paper examined the influence of information literacy skills and use of electronic resources among undergraduate students of Library and Information Science (LIS) in University of Benin, Benin City amid the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in Nigeria. Three (3) research questions and One (1) hypothesis guided the study. The researchers adopted a desc...
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Purpose The goal of this paper is to examine the literature published on information literacy (IL) between 2017 and 2021 and reveal the most important trends in IL publication. Design/methodology/approach Scopus database was used to analyze specific aspects of publishing trends by looking at the literature indexed from 2017 to 2021 in the field of...
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The paper examined academic librarians' perceptions of the characteristics that contribute to a favorable organizational climate and those that negatively affect it in Nigerian university libraries. The study concentrated on Nigeria's Southeast and South-South geopolitical zones. The researchers adopted a descriptive survey design for the research....
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Notre recherche porte sur les pratiques de vulgarisation scientifique et culturelle à travers la vidéo YouTube et le podcast natif francophones non-institutionnalisés. Cette étude implique de prendre en compte, au prisme des sciences de l’information et de la communication, les valeurs et logiques éditoriales, techniques, économiques et sociales de...
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Findings: The paper discusses the implications of Covid-19 pandemic for Library and Information Science Educators in Nigeria such as integration of e-learning into the library school system, recruitment of ICT-compliant staff, intensive trainings and retraining of library science educators, provision of modern internet facilities for library school...
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Dualidades como informação é poder, informação é conhecimento, informação como coisa, informação como processo, informação como mercadoria, são frequentemente debatidas no campo da Ciência da Informação. Logo, não existe uma corrente dentro do próprio campo que traga uma definição específica do que se trata o conceito de informação, visto que esse...
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الأبعاد الاجتماعية والثقافية للثورة المعلوماتية وعلاقتها برأس المال المعرفي "دراسة ميدانية علي عينة من الشباب بجامعة بنها" تمهيد: تُمثل الثورة المعلوماتية سمة أساسية من سمات العصر الراهن, فلقد أصبح الصراع حول امتلاك المعلومة أسلوب جديد تتبعه الدول المتقدمة في إحكام السيطرة علي الدول النامية من خلال إضافة بُعد جديد يتمثل في البعد الثقافي والمعرفي...
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Detection and identification become the prediction of future research hotspots in the discipline, which is important to grasp the current status and development trend of the discipline research. In this paper, we use the cumulative topic heat model to calculate the research heat of each research topic in intelligence science from 2000 to 2020 and u...
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Public administrations around the world have experienced notable advances thanks to the application of information and communication technologies to their different processes. Not only has this enabled them to better manage their internal processes (back-office) but also their external processes (front-office), including information and communicati...
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Integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into Library and Information Science (LIS) curricula is gaining momentum as scholars engage on the subject. Lots of research publications have emerged on AI in LIS. This chapter conceptualized a theoretical framework that should underpin the AI curriculum for University of Eswatini. The study is anchored on...
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Copyright is one of the several intellectual property rights that accrues to authors of literary and creative works at the point of creation. Several legal frameworks such as the Berne Convention, WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) and the Nigeria Copyright Act have all been enacted for the purpose of recognizing and protecting these rights both at the in...
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GT 3-Estudos métricos, estudos da apropriação, acesso, comportamento e uso da informação. Modalidade da apresentação: comunicação oral Resumo: Este presente trabalho tem por finalidade contribuir para os estudos a respeito de Fake News e da desinformação na era digital, bem como suscitar o debate sobre a importância da abordagem do tema pelos profi...
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O que na literatura sobre a Ciência da Informação aponta que discorrem sobre a inexistência nítida de um corpo teórico bem delineado ou construído. Diante dessa lócus, este trabalho tem como objetivo apresentar um diálogo sobre Ciência da Informação, tomando por base as contribuições de Adkinson, Borko, Buckland, Rayward e Saracevic, refletindo sob...
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We intend to start this chapter with some common yet philosophical discourse; what is the core mission of education and how University secured its position to full-fil that? To what extent can a particular Department of a University attain the core essence of education? And how the contribution of a particular Department can be assessed?
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A função da biblioteca universitária consiste no armazenamento, organização e acesso à informação e sua necessidade está em sistematizar processos e condutas de indexação para a recuperação da informação. A linguagem de indexação é instrumento importante da política de indexação porque, além do controle de vocabulário, exerce influência direta na i...
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This paper explores the view of Bletchley Park (BP) as an untold story in Information Science. While a substantial amount of literature relating to the site and its operations has been published, these primarily focus on military and intelligence history, or technical and mathematical subjects, with limited coverage in information science. We argue...
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UNL Libraries’ recently released strategic plan codifies a longstanding organizational commitment to advancing principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Diversity of collections and equity of access are important components of the objectives articulated in this plan. This poster presents an overview of holistic efforts to incorporate co...
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Management practices adopted by the colleges of education administrators who are primarily posted to children library section in enhancing ICT seem to be poor. The study examined the challenges associated with the management practices. We adopted a descriptive research design. A total of 73 respondents (Seven Children Library Administrators and 66...
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Se analiza el comportamiento en la búsqueda de información en internet que asumen estudiantes de la carrera Ciencias de la Información en la Universidad de Holguín. La investigación tiene un enfoque cuantitativo, no experimental, aplicada con alcance descriptivo. Se aplicó una encuesta de nueve preguntas, a una muestra de 84 estudiantes, selecciona...
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The importance of concern for people-orientation is explained. A background history including the educational background of both Robert Blake and Jane Mouton is given, how they met, and their work background before they left their work to continue on the work they started together on the managerial grid. The essence of the managerial grid is given....
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Resumo: As Bibliotecas comunitárias se inserem como espaço social de acesso à informação, leitura e a cultura. São criadas e mantidas por iniciativas das comunidades civis, sendo um espaço privilegiado de mudança social. Este estudo buscou identificar publicações científicas sobre a discussão do desenvolvimento sustentável e Agenda 2030 da Organiza...
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La monografía objeto de la presente reseña recopila 17 capítulos más una presentación, un prólogo y un esclarecedor epílogo, sobre la temática de las prácticas informacionales, todos caracterizados, en mayor o menor medida, por un marcado carácter teórico. Por este carácter teórico y su estructura en capítulos, la obra recuerda a la recopilación de...
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RESUMO A pesquisa objetivou analisar a produção científica sobre gestão de dados científicos indexada na Dimensions. A partir da busca pelo termo "research data management" foram recuperados 677 artigos, analisados por meio de indicadores bibliométricos de produção e citação. A multidisciplinaridade em gestão de dados de pesquisa foi demonstrada pe...
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Librarians across Nigeria are gradually more concerned with the safety and physical integrity of important intellectual property or properties. Security and prevention of crimes in libraries more specifically academic libraries are necessary library duties for librarians to accomplish. Due to security breaches in university libraries, users at time...
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The study aims to evaluate the electronic periodicals available on the Internet in the field of information and libraries in the Arab world by displaying samples of these periodicals. (6) Arab scientific periodicals in this field have been studied in terms of their conformity with the standards of the Ulrich Universal Directory for Periodicals....
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This study investigates the awareness and use of intellectual freedom policy in academic libraries in Ilorin metropolis. To accomplish its objectives, it raises four research questions while its scope is restricted to academic libraries within Ilorin metropolis. It uses descriptive survey research method to examine eleven academic libraries in Ilor...
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The study analyses contributions to Library and Information Science (LIS) by researchers representing various disciplines. How are such contributions associated with the choice of research topics and methodology? The study employs a quantitative content analysis of articles published in 31 scholarly LIS journals in 2015. Each article is seen as a c...
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This study proposes to investigate the wish and demands possessed by the users of state university libraries of Odisha with regards to their services, areas in the library, and products. The online questionnaire has been chosen as a suitable method of data collection. The selected sample of this study are belonging to the LIS background. Although t...
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This research sought to investigate the roles of libraries in preventing wars, as well as students' sources of war information, trust and the likelihood of future world war. A descriptive survey design was used in the investigation. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics. Of the 295 survey respondents, Instagram was found as the most prefe...
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The development of the digital economy is conducive to the innovative development of foreign trade and the formation of a “dual circulation” development pattern in China. Based on the panel data of 285 prefecture-level cities in China from 2005 to 2019, this paper examines the influence of the digital economy on urban export trade and its heterogen...
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The present paper aims to identify the contributions of Information Science (IS) and Computer Science (CS) to meet the informational needs of the educational context. The methodology used is exploratory, descriptive, and applied. A qualitative approach is used to process data retrieved through bibliographic research on data science applied to educa...
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This study examined management functions and students' satisfaction with library services in public secondary schools in Imo State Nigeria. The study was guided by 3 research questions and 3 hypotheses. The design of the study is a linear correlational design. The population of the study is 94,968. This is made up of 94,693 Senior Secondary School...
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Teachers prepare the foundation for upcoming generation and the future of any country preferably could be shined more by incorporating technologically advanced devices in their profession. The study was conducted and focused to examine teacher’s attitude and comfort level while using online set up in teaching, ultimately determined to find out the...
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Se analiza la producción de trabajos de investigación elaborados para obtener el grado académico en la licenciatura en Ciencias de la Información Documental (CID) de la Facultad de Humanidades de la UAEMéx, durante el periodo 1998-2018. Abarca un universo de 160 alumnos titulados con 139 trabajos de investigación. Su objetivo es analizar las tenden...
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Prior literature suggests that shared identity and social attraction between team members and their robots can be vital for the human-robot interaction. However, more attention is needed to understand the potential performance benefits associated with team identification (TI) and robot attractiveness in human-robot teams. We proposed a theoretical...
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Progress in education and research, which go hand in hand, are the two key variables to determine the societal impact and ensure the future sustainability of an academic discipline. Since the inception of Library and Information Science (LIS) as an accredited academic discipline, the Documentation Research and Training Centre (DRTC), Bangalore, has...