Search for dissertations about: "Library and Information Studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 107 swedish dissertations containing the words Library and Information Studies.

  1. 1. 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; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Evaluation; Evaluation Practice; Program; Project; Public Library; Library Management; Institutional Theory; Library and Information Science; 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

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

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

    Author : Anna Lundh; [2011]
    Keywords : 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. A time and place for everything? social visualisation tools and critical literacies

    University dissertation from Borås : University of Borås

    Author : Veronica Johansson; [2012]
    Keywords : 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

  4. 4. Breathing Life into a Standard : The configuration of resuscitation in practices of informing

    University dissertation from Borås : University of Borås

    Author : Karolina Lindh; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Standards; practice theory; ethnography; information studies; CPR; cardiac arrest; governmentality; library and information science; information practices;

    Abstract : The study inquires into how a specific piece of standardised information, namely the standard for bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), is configured in the practices of lifesaving and bystander CPR-training. Standardisation is commonly thought of as leading to uniformity and order, while practices are dynamic. READ MORE

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

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

    Author : Esther Ebole Isah; [2012]
    Keywords : 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