Exploring the Digital Frontier

Exploring the Digital Frontier

by Anne Woodsworth (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849509787
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date: 12/02/2010
Series: Advances in Librarianship , #32
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors ix

Preface xi

Information Seeking and Searching

Collaborative Information Seeking: A Literature Review Chirag Shah 3

I Introduction 3

II Collaborative Information Seeking 14

III Conclusion 26

References 27

Using Search Engine Technology to Improve Library Catalogs Dirk Lewandowski 35

I Introduction 35

II OPACs Current State of Development 37

III Query Types and Search Intentions 40

IV Conclusion 51

References 52

Information Representation in Mainstream Videogames Terrance S. Newell 55

I Introduction 55

II Content in School Librarianship 58

III Research Design 61

IV Results 62

V Discussion 67

VI Conclusion 70

References 70

Education and Training in the Digital World

Library and Information Science Education in the Digital Age Heting Chu 77

I Introduction 77

II The Changing LIS Curriculum 78

III Distance Education in Library and Information Science 91

IV Reposition, Relocation, and Closures of LIS Schools 92

V Growth in LIS Education 100

VI Issues and Concerns in LIS Education 103

VII Conclusion 106

References 106

E-Government and Public Access Computers in Public Libraries Diane L. Velasquez 113

I Introduction 113

II Methodology 117

III Results 118

IV Discussion 128

V Conclusion 131

Acknowledgments 132

References 133

Knowledge Organization, Management and Policy Issues

Social Semantic Corporate Digital Libraries: Joining Knowledge Representation and Knowledge Management Wolfgang G. Stock Isabella Peters Katrin Weller 137

I Introduction 138

II Research Questions 139

III Explicit and Implicit Knowledge in Digital Libraries 141

IV The Shell Model of Corporate Documents 143

V Knowledge Organisation Systems 145

VI From Tags to Controlled Terms of KOS: Or from the Social to the Semantic Web 148

VII Conclusion 153

Acknowledgments 155

References 155

Planning Strategically, Designing Architecturally: A Framework for Digital Library Services Steven Buchanan 159

I Introduction 159

II Digital Library Services 161

III Strategy 162

IV Enterprise Architecture 169

V From Strategy to Architecture 174

VI Conclusion 178

References 179

Recent Trends in EU Information Policy: Toward Greater Transparency in the Information Society Debbie Rabina Scott Johnston 181

I Introduction 181

II The European Union and European Information Society 182

III The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement 185

IV Privacy Protection in the Internet of Things 188

V Open Access Policies 192

VI Conclusion 193

References 194

Author Index 199

Subject Index 209

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