Search for dissertations about: "Library and Information Science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 swedish dissertations containing the words Library and Information Science.

  1. 1. A time and place for everything? : social visualisation tools and critical literacies

    Author : Veronica Johansson; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Critical literacy; Document perspective; enactments of meaning; geographic information systems GIS ; ICT; information activities; inscriptions; interaction; library and information science LIS ; representation; social data; social visualisation tools; sociocultural perspective; Library and information science; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyse mutual enactments of critical literacies and social visualisation tools as information resources. The central concept of critical literacies as used here extends and redefines prior critical literacy definitions to denote the pluralistic situated enactments of meaning through which study participants identify, question and transform bias, restrictions and power related aspects of access, control and use in relation to the tools. READ MORE

  2. 2. Doing research in primary school : information activities in project-based learning

    Author : Anna Lundh; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; children; elementary education; ICT; information activities; information literacy; information needs; information practice; information seeking; information use; learning; multimodality; primary school pupils; question-negotiations; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

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  3. 3. The social and intellectual development of library and information science

    Author : Fredrik Åström; Olle Persson; Pertti Vakkari; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; library and information science; sociology of science; scholarly communication; ; Library and information science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap; library and information science; scholarly communication;

    Abstract : The background of the project is partly found in a long tradition within library and information science (LIS) of meta-analyses on the field, partly in a science studies discussion on research fields and their contextual relation to wider academia, fields of professionalpractices and professionalization processes. The general purpose of the project is to analyze the social and intellectual development and organization of LIS; and to investigate the impact of the close relation to the practice field, as well as the relation to the academic world in general. READ MORE

  4. 4. Physicians‟ information practices : a case study of a medical team at a Teaching Hospital

    Author : Esther Ebole Isah; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; activity theory; Artefacts; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics CPT ; Contextual elements; Information practices; Information seeking; Physicians; Participation; Practice theory; Social learning theories; Work activity; Workplace learning; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a user study within library and information science on participatory practices of a professional group in work activity. This has been investigated only to a minor extent in previous library and information science research. READ MORE

  5. 5. Science mapping and research evaluation : a novel methodology for creating normalized citation indicators and estimating their stability

    Author : Cristian Colliander; Rickard Danell; Olle Persson; Jesper Schneider; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; document-document similarity; science mapping; citation analysis; citation normalization; stability analysis; citation impact; research evaluation; library and information science; biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to the methodology at the intersection of relational and evaluative bibliometrics. Experimental investigations are presented that address the question of how we can most successfully produce estimates of the subject similarity between documents. READ MORE