Tuesday, December 19, 2017

New articles Information seeking; Indigenous research; Student online reading

The latest issue of the open access journal Information Research (vol. 22 no. 4, December, 2017) has been published at  http://www.informationr.net/ir/22-4/infres224.html Articles include
- Stefan Ek: Factors relating to problems experienced in information seeking and use: findings from a cross-sectional population study in Finland.
- Karen Nowé Hedvall, Cecilia Gärdén, Sara Ahlryd, Katarina Michnik, Urban Carlén and Byström: Social media in serious leisure: themes of horse rider safety
- Barbara Apostolou, France Bélanger and Ludwig Christian Schaupp: Online communities: satisfaction and continued use intention
- Tim Gorichanaz: Applied epistemology and understanding in information studies

Also, there is a special supplement: Proceedings of RAILS - Research Applications, Information and Library Studies, 2016: School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington, 6-8 November, 2016. Articles in that include:
M. Asim Qayyum, David Smith and Simon Welsh Improving student online reading for assessment in higher education
Bruce White and Amanda Cossham Partnerships or parallel lines? The contributions of practitioners and academics to library and information research
Spencer Lilley Assessing the impact of indigenous research in the library and information studies literature
Jelina Haines, Jia Tina Du, Jing Gao, Gus Geursen and Ellen Trevorrow Understanding Elders’ knowledge creation to strengthen Indigenous knowledge sharing
Maureen Henninger Freedom of information and the right to know: open government information practices in Australia
Stephanie Ferrara The information practice of volunteer guides at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
Alex Wylie Atmore Just rol[l/e] with it: the sense-making practices of a tabletop roleplaying game community
Nicole Johnston and Alicia Salaz Using phenomenography to bridge the gap between research and practice
Michael Olsson and Annemaree Lloyd Losing the art and craft of know-how: capturing vanishing embodied knowledge in the 21st century
Dean Leith and Hilary Yerbury Practicing humour: information and knowledge sharing and humour in the workplace
Kathryn Oxborrow, Anne Goulding and Spencer Lilley The interface between indigenous knowledge and libraries: the need for non-Māori librarians to make sense of mātauranga Māori in their professional lives
Photo by Sheila Webber: Jiji, a nice present last Christmas

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