Search for dissertations about: "Library Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the words Library Management.

  1. 1. Taken for Granted The Construction of Order in the Process of Library Management System Decision Making

    University dissertation from Institutionen Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap/Bibliotekshögskolan Högskolan i Borås och Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Nasrine Olson; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; library management systems; system selection process; decision making; methodological symmetry; duality of structure; conceptual order; social order; Library Management Systems; System Selection Process within Libraries; Library System Procurement process; Consequences of Decision Making; Methodological Symmetry; Duality of Structure in Decision Making Process; Construction of Conceptual Order; Construction of Social Order;

    Abstract : This thesis is an empirically based, theoretical discussion of the process of decision making in relation to Library Management Systems (LMS). Although the conceptualization of the LMS decision process in rational terms, common in many LMS selection models, may be useful in different respects, here the process is viewed from a social constructivist stance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Att utvärdera i praktiken The practice of evalutation - a retrospective study for local change and development in public libraries

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Angela Zetterlund; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap; utvärdering; uppföljning; förändringsarbete; institutionell teori; programutvärdering; utvecklingsprojekt; bibliotek; utvärderingsforskning; folkbibliotek; sverige; Evaluation; Evaluation Practice; Program; Project; Public Library; Library Management; Institutional Theory; Library and Information Services;

    Abstract : The study is placed within the area of library and information science (LIS) known as evaluation research and in particular, the area that relates to theory of evaluation practice. An analysis of previous research reveals that there is a need for conceptualising evaluation activities in the real life of libraries and information services and to reflect further on the conditions for evaluation in various institutional contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Manufacturing system data management and development towards a STEP compliant reference model for manufacturing

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Mattias Larsson; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : Information Management; Industrial Engineering; Collaborative Engineering;

    Abstract : Collaborative engineering assumes a common understanding of the domain. To make joint decisions the engineers must have a common language to start from. Standards such as STEP may be used to communicate engineering data but to speak about information integration and interoperability there must be ways to expose and share concepts as well. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tensions and Contradictions in Information Management. An Activity-theoretical Approach to Information Activities in a Swedish Youth-Peace Organisation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Karen Nowé Hedvall; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information management; information behaviour; information strategies; activity theory; voluntary organisations; peace organisations; youth organisations; Sweden; library and information science;

    Abstract : The thesis aims to contribute to the research on the management and use of information in organisations by providing a holistic understanding of the various information practices and needs as well as attitudes towards information at different levels in the broader socio-historical context of a specific organisation. To this end, findings and approaches from research traditions in library and information science, management studies and organisational theory are combined in an activity-theoretical approach with some neo-institutional aspects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Information Management for Cutting Tools Information Models and Ontologies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Olof Nyqvist; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Production Engineering; Cutting Tools; Information Models; International Standards; Reference Data; Ontologies; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Information technology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informationsteknologi;

    Abstract : There is an increasing demand for the exchange of important product and manufacturing information in a computer interpretable way. Large manufacturing companies are dependent on having access to the necessary information electronically. READ MORE