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Volume 7 No 4 July 2002

ISSN 1368-1613

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ball Editorial

Special issue on the Semantic Web

Issue Editor's Introduction

ball The Semantic Web: opportunities and challenges for next-generation Web applications, by Shiyong Lu, Ming Dong and Farshad Fotouhi, Department of Computer Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA

ball Forms of labour in information systems, by Julian Warner, School of Management and Economics, The Queen's University of Belfast, UK

ball The Semantic Web, universalist ambition and some lessons from librarianship, by Terrence A. Brooks, Information School, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

ball The necessity for information space mapping for information retrieval on the semantic web, by Gregory B. Newby, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Other refereed papers

ball Critical Success Factors and information needs in Estonian industry, by Aiki Tibar, Tallinn Technical University Library, Tallinn, Estonia

ball An improved method of studying user-system interaction by combining transaction log analysis and protocol analysis, by Jillian R. Griffiths, R.J. Hartley and Jonathan P. Willson, Department of Information and Communications, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK

ball  Abstracts in Spanish/Resúmenes en Español  new


ball  Beck, A., Bennet, P., & Wall, P. Communication studies: the essential introduction. London/New York: Routledge, 2002.

ball  Compaine, B. M. & Greenstein S. eds. Communication policy in transition: the Internet and beyond. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2001.

ball  diSessa, Andrea A. Changing minds: computer, learning, and literacy. Cambridge (Mass.): The MIT Press, 2001.

ball  Lee, Stuart D. Building an electronic resource collection: a practical guide. London: LA Publishing, 2002.

ball  Meadows, Jack. Understanding information. München: KG Saur, 2001.

ball  Weinberger, David. Small pieces loosely joined (a unified theory of the Web). Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publications, 2002.

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