LIS 504 (2001 Fall - Section 001)
- Guest speaker materials
This page will be used for lists of readings
recommended by the guest speakers.
Items on reserve
in the Graduate Resource Centre
will be marked with *.
Recent issues of a number of journals
may be found in the GRC's non-circulating periodical collection.
Recent issues of Information Technology and Libraries
can also be accessed
via the ProQuest Direct-ABI/Inform-Global Research database
Western Libraries Website.
Copies of some books referred to
may be found in the GRC's non-circulating monograph collection.
If recommended materials are not available,
you may investigate other materials authored by the guests
as a basis for your questions.
"Familiarize yourselves with the concept of library consortia, how they operate and what they do."
"Think about how you could do research on how being part of consortia groups affects academic libraries. We will try and have a class discussion about this."
- Helmer, J.F. 1998.
"Editorial: inhaling the spore".
Information Technology and Libraries. 17 (1): 5-6.
IMS per Z678.9A1I546.
- Helmer, J.F. 1999.
"Editorial: epidemiology of the consortial spore".
Information Technology and Libraries. 18 (3): 119-121.
IMS per Z678.9A1I546.
- Freidson, E. 1986.
"The special position of professional employees".
A Study of the Institutionalization of Formal Knowledge.
University of Chicago Press.
Chapter 7: p. 134-157.
- Kopp, J.A. 1998.
"Library consortia and information technology:
the past, the present, the promise".
Information Technology and Libraries. 17 (1): 7-12.
- McFadden Allen, B.; Hirshon, A. 1998.
"Hanging together to avoid hanging separately:
opportunities for academic libraries and consortia".
Information Technology and Libraries. 17 (1): 36-44.
" Increasingly, the Internet figures in the researchscape.
Qualitative research is being carried out on human interactions
with and within the virtual spaces.
In addition to looking at qualitative methodologies
for conducting research carried out in archives,
documents/texts, and f2f,
we will take a look at the emerging issues of conducting such research
online and/or within internet communities." (CF)
You may also want to look at some items listed in
- Gorman, L. 1997.
- Historical investigation in information organizations".
Gorman, G.E.; Clayton, P.
Qualitative research for the information professional:
a practical handbook.
Library Association. 158 - 176.
IMSCIR Z669.7.G67 1997.
Last updated November 12, 2001.
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Prof. Tim Craven
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University of Western
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