Book Details


Library and Information Sciences : Trends and Research

Publication year: 2014

ISBN: 978-3-642-54812-3

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The book first introduces the opportunities and challenges faced by the library and information literacy profession and discusses the key role of librarians in the future of information literacy education. Next, it covers trends in LIS education by examining the vision of the iSchool movement and detailing its practice in Syracuse University. The book then covers issues in information seeking and retrieval by showing how visual data mining technology can be used to detect the relationship and pattern between terms on the Q&A of a social media site. It also includes a case study regarding tracing information seeking behavior and usage on a multimedia website.

Subject: Business and Economics, Business and Management, Library Science, Literacy, Information Literacy, Information Profession, Information Retrieval, Informatrics, LIS Education, Trends