The Multidisciplinary Information Research Symposium (MIRS), organized by the Universuty of North Texas (UNT) College of Information and partners, is a one-day research symposium to showcase the research efforts of information scholars and practitioners. It will be inclusive of workshops, sessions for ongoing and completed papers, posters, and a competition for dissertation presentations.
Abstract: The main objective of this paper is to explore the changes in library education in the context of the emergence of both information science and knowledge management. This paper is based on the review of scientific literature published in books, journals, websites, and other secondary sources and on the authors own viewpoints. The
Abstract: Introduction. The role of library and information science professionals as knowledge facilitators is solidly grounded in the profession’s theoretical foundations as much as connected with its social relevance. Knowledge science is presented in this paper as a convenient theoretical framework for this mission, and knowledge engagement services –knowledge brokering, knowledge readiness and knowledge
Abstract: This research explores trends in knowledge organization (KO) in library and information science (LIS) curricula in 68 selected schools located in Southeast Asia, Europe, and North America. The research quantitatively analyzed KO course descriptions in order to identify the modules covered in these LIS programs’ curricula. Information was gathered from the course descriptions
Abstract: Purpose – The main objective of this study was to explore students‟ perceptions of class participation and its benefits, barriers to their participation, and the motivational factors that may improve their class participation. Design/methodology/approach – Data were collected through a pre-tested questionnaire survey participated by 172 graduate students from three graduate programs