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Volume 5 No 4 July 2000

Information Research: an international electronic journal, is published four times a year by Professor Tom Wilson of the Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield, in association with
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
(Regional Editor, Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh)
University of Tampere, Finland
(Regional Editor, Dr. Reijo Savolainen)
Pennsylvania State University, USA
(Regional Editor, Dr. Amanda Spink)
University of Vilnius, Lithuania
(Regional Editor, Dr. Elena Maceviciute)

ISSN 1368-1613


ball Editorial

Refereed Papers

ball Information seeking by blind and sight impaired citizens: an ecological study, by Kirsty Williamson, Don Schauder, and Amanda Bow, Monash University and Charles Sturt University, Australia

ball The spell of HOMO IRRETITUS: amidst superstitions and dreams, by Marius Povilas Saulauskas, Vilnius University, Lithuania

ball The status of the IS field: historical perspective and practical orientation, by Frederic Adam and Brian Fitzgerald, University College Cork, Ireland.

ball Information exchange in virtual communities: a typology, by Gary Burnett, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA

Working Papers

ball Using external training materials to strengthen health information management in East Africa, by J. Gladwin, R.A. Dixon, & T.D. Wilson

ball Are Schools Library Services equipped to survive in the Age of Information?, by David Streatfield & Sharon Markless

Conference announcements

ball  ISIC 2000: Information Seeking in Context: The Third International Conference on Information Needs, Seeking and Use in Different Contexts. Göteborg, Sweden, August 16-18, 2000

ball  Library Research Seminar II Partners and connections: research and practice. University of Maryland; November 2-3, 2001

Electronic dissertations


Identification of ß-sheet motifs in three-dimensional protein structures, using a subgraph isomorphism algorithm: an update of a 1992 study, by Ruth V. Spriggs, MSc in Information Management, 1998/1999

Exploring the development of the independent, electronic, scholarly journal, by Alison Wells, MSc in Information Management, 1998/1999

XML: the future of web markup? by Elliott Pritchard, MSc in Information Management, 1998/1999


ball  Digital Library Books

ball  EndNote 4.0

ball  World List of Departments and Schools of Information Studies, Information Management, Information Systems, etc.

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