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Library and Information Sciences

Trends and Research

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ISBN: 978-3-642-54811-6 (Print) 978-3-642-54812-3 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Information Profession and Information Literacy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-8

      Career and Professional Opportunities and Challenges for Librarians and Other Information Professionals Specializing in Information Literacy and Lifelong Learning

    3. Chapter

      Pages 9-19

      So What’s the Big Deal With Information Literacy in the United States?

    4. Chapter

      Pages 21-28

      A Group Discussion on Information Literacy

  3. Trends of Library and Information Sciences Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 29-29

    2. Chapter

      Pages 31-37

      iSchools & the iSchool at Syracuse University

  4. Information Seeking and Retrieval

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 39-39

    2. Chapter

      Pages 41-55

      Visual Data Mining in a Q&A Based Social Media Website

    3. Chapter

      Pages 57-78

      Information Seeking Behaviour and Usage on a Multi-media Platform: Case Study Europeana

    4. Chapter

      Pages 79-103

      Exploratory Search: A Critical Analysis of the Theoretical Foundations, System Features, and Research Trends

  5. Informatics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

    2. Chapter

      Pages 107-117

      Scientific Datasets: Informetric Characteristics and Social Utility Metrics for Biodiversity Data Sources

    3. Chapter

      Pages 119-135

      Knowledge Discovery of Complex Networks Research Literatures

    4. Chapter

      Pages 137-160

      Bibliometrics and University Research Rankings Demystified for Librarians

  6. Development of World Libraries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161

    2. Chapter

      Pages 163-177

      The Development of East Asian Libraries in North America