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Digital Libraries as Sociotechnical Systems

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Chern Li Liew, (2009) "Digital library research 1997-2007: Organisational and people issues", Journal of Documentation, Vol. 65 Iss: 2, pp.245 - 266 The author would like to acknowledge the support of the Victoria University of Wellington – 2007 University Research Grants for this work and the useful comments offered by the Editor and the anonymous referees. Purpose – This review aims to provide a snapshot of digital library research of the past 11 years (1997-2007) that focuses on organisational and people issues, including those concerning the social/cultural, legal, ethical, and use dimensions. ...
This includes how information resources are organized to serve the needs of select user groups, how people interact with classification systems and technology, how information is acquired, evaluated and applied by people in and outside of libraries as well as cross-culturally, how people are trained and educated for careers in libraries, the ethics that guide library service and organization, the legal status of libraries and information resources, and the applied science of computer technology used in documentation and records management . Academic courses in library science typically include collection management , information ...
eLearn: Feature Article - E-Learning and Management Information ...
By Haitham A. El-Ghareeb, Information Systems Department, Faculty of Computers and Information Sciences, Mansoura University, Egypt September 29, 2009 E-learning is the "learning" process revolution enabled by new technologies that, hopefully, will present an effective and efficient learning process that doesn't exist today. Learning management systems (LMSs) are responsible for "learning" activities, while university management information systems (UMISs) are responsible for handling University managerial activities. Sociotechnical systems recognized many years ago that organizations functioned most ... market research, surveys and trends
The future of Archaeology.
Howdy, this is just a little bitty that I wrote up after doing a whole lot of research for a paper a while back, I mailed it to google, because I think they need to make a Google:archaeology.. What Anthropology, and Archaeology are missing, which is of incalculable value to learning more about how Human People came to be as we are as a species. What we need is a way to collaborate seamlessly in Data Sharing and site, artifact, and architecture documentation around the world. It would be AMAZING… a time shift-able skin for google earth, that lets you transform the continents through the ages (including all up to date data ... market research, surveys and trends


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Online Social Reference: A Research Agenda Through a STIN Framework
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Introduction: Digital Libraries as Sociotechnical Systems
This book is about digital libraries as sociotechnical systems -- networks of technology, information, documents, people, and practices. It is about digital ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Socio-technical systems: bridging the scales
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