Category Archives: Information Science

On SAGE Insight: Data governance, data literacy and the management of data quality

From IFLA Journal Data intensive science, coupled with mandates for data management plans and open data from research funders, has led to a growing emphasis on research data management both in academia and in academic libraries. The role of the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: American libraries in 2016: Creating their future by connecting, collaborating and building community

From International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) This article presents an overview of the American library landscape and explains the trends and challenges. The United States has a vibrant and diverse library community that provide access to information … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: What does ‘green’ open access mean?

Article title: What does ‘green’ open access mean? Tracking twelve years of changes to journal publisher self-archiving policies From Journal of Librarianship and Information This paper seeks to explore publishers’ changing attitudes towards so-called Green open access over a 12-year period. … Continue reading

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How can librarians build digital skills? Thoughts from new media scholarship winner

At the ALA Annual Conference last month, we were delighted to meet Justin Resti, Reference Specialist and winner of The Peter Lyman Memorial/SAGE Scholarship in New Media. The annual scholarship recognizes a distinguished master’s student who’s pursuing a degree in … Continue reading

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Virtual information training for a global business: Business Information Review 2014 Annual Best Paper Prize

From Business Information Review Business Information Review is delighted to announce the 2014 winner of its annual Best Paper Prize. The prize is awarded to papers which have demonstrated breakthrough thinking; potential impact on practice; a quality of writing and … Continue reading

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Thinking outside of literacy: Moving beyond traditional information literacy activities

From Information Development  This article reflects upon what is the traditional way of conducting information and digital literacy activities, together with some recommendations to move beyond traditional grounds. Information literacy (IL) is the sum of skills or competences that individuals … Continue reading

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The complexity of the pimp-prostitute relationship: Challenging conventional stereotypes

Conflict and Agency among Sex Workers and Pimps From The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science This article presents data collected from active pimps, underage prostitutes, and young adult sex workers to demonstrate the complexity of … Continue reading

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Digital workplaces: Vision and reality

From Business Information Review The last decade has seen some significant changes to the IT landscape. It has been a period where developments in consumer technology have had a major impact on enterprise technology. The most obvious example is mobile technology. However, the … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50 years: Information Science at the University of Sheffield

From Journal of Information Science Special Issue This issue of the Journal of Information Science celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the founding at the University of Sheffield of what was then called the Postgraduate School of Librarianship. Over time the … Continue reading

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