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Volume 9 No 3 April, 2004


Papers from the Information Management Research Institute, School of Informatics, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K.

Guest editorial

Alison Pickard and Pat Dixon
The applicability of constructivist user studies: how can constructivist inquiry inform service providers and systems designers?

Fiona Duggan and Linda Banwell
Constructing a model of effective information dissemination in a crisis

Julie McLeod, Catherine Hare and Rusnah Johare
Education and training for records management in the electronic environment - the (re)search for an appropriate model

Papers from the Conference, 'Toward a user-centred approach to digital libraries', Espoo, Finland, September 8 - 9, 2003

Jette Hyldegaard and Piet Seiden
My e-journal - exploring the usefulness of personalized access to scholarly articles and services

Mark Notess
Three looks at users: a comparison of methods for studying digital library use

Other refereed papers

Terrence A. Brooks
The nature of meaning in the age of Google

Shiyong Lu, Dapeng Liu, Farshad Fotouhi, Ming Dong, Robert Reynolds, Anthony Aristar, Martha Ratliff, Geoff Nathan, Joseph Tan and Ronald Powell
Language engineering for the Semantic Web: a digital library for endangered languages.

ball  Resúmenes en Español

Watch this: forms move centre stage. — one of a series of occasional columns by Terrence A. Brooks of the Information School, University of Washington, USA.


ball  Biegelbauer, P.S. and Borrás, S. (Eds.) Innovation policies in Europe and the US: the new agenda. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Co., 2003.

ball  Firestone, Joseph M. Enterprise information portals and knowledge management. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2003.

ball  Griffiths, Peter. Managing your internet and intranet services: the information professional's guide to strategy. (2nd ed.) London: Facet Publishing, 2004.

ball  Herring, James E. The Internet and information skills: a guide for teachers and school librarians. London: Facet Publishing, 2004

ball  Hughes, Lorna M. Digitizing collections: strategic issues for the information manager. London: Facet Publishing, 2004.

ball  Kuhlthau, C.C. Seeking meaning: a process approach to library and information services. 2nd ed. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2004.

ball  Nentwich, Michael. Cyberscience: research in the age of the Internet. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, 2003

ball  Oldroyd, M. (Ed.) Developing academic library staff for future success. London: Facet Publishing, 2004.

ball  Powell, Mike. Information management for development organisations. (2nd ed.) Oxford: Oxfam, 2003.

ball  Schonlau, M., Fricker, R.D. and Elliott, M.N. Conducting research surveys via e-mail and the Web. Santa Monica, CA: Rand, 2002.

ball  Watson, Don. Death sentence: the decay of public language. Sydney: Knopf, 2003.

What's in the open access e-journals?

Conference announcements

ball A message to Conference organizers.

ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) 2004, Dublin, Ireland, 1-3 September 2004

ECDL 2004, the 8th European Digital Library Conference, 12-17 September, 2004. University of Bath, United Kingdom.

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