Search for dissertations about: "library and information science LIS"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words library and information science LIS.

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

    University dissertation from Borås : University of Borås

    Author : Veronica Johansson; Högskolan i Borås.; [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

  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. The social and intellectual development of library and information science

    University dissertation from Umeå : Sociologi

    Author : Fredrik Åström; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Library and information science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap; library and information science; sociology of science; scholarly communication; ; 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. Facilitating collaboration: exploring a socio-technical approach to the design of a collaboratory for Library and Information Science

    University dissertation from University of Borås, Swedish School of Library and Information Science

    Author : Monica Lassi; Högskolan i Borås.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap; scientific collaboration; collaboratories; information sharing; socio-technical design; think aloud methods; prototyping; interaction design; computer supported cooperative work; CSCW; social actors; Library and Information Science; LIS;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the potential of one way of facilitating and stimulating collaboration in Library and Information Science (LIS), through a specific scientific collaboration activity: creating, sharing and reusing data collection instruments, such as interview guides, questionnaires, and observation protocols. The four studies reported in the thesis can be read as a linear narrative, each study building on the previous and contributing to the following ones. READ MORE

  5. 5. Actors in Collaboration Sociotechnical Influence on Practice-Research Collaboration

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

    Author : Marisa Ponti; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; actor-network theory; collaborative work; information science; practice-research gap; socio-technical paradigm; virtual organisation; Actor-Network Theory; Collaborative Work; Information Science; Practice-Research Gap; Socio-technical Paradigm; Virtual Organization;

    Abstract : There has long been a concern about the research-practice gap within Library and Information Science (LIS). Several authors have highlighted the disconnection between the world of professional practice, interested in service and information system development, and the world of the academy, focused on the development of theory and the progress of the discipline. READ MORE