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OPACs' Users' Interface - Do They Need Any Improvements?
Discussion on Tools, Technology, and Methodology
Current paper attempts to answer an “exotic” question of usability of OPACs'. The possibilities of implementation of a web usability research in improving efficiency of on-line catalogues interfaces is discussed. Search ...
Open Access versus Copyright
Legal Issues and the Norwegian Ask the Library Service (Biblioteksvar.no)
The paper discusses the copyright issues in the Norwegian ATL service, and looks at ways to circumvent the legal pitfalls. The similar services in Denmark (Biblioteksvagten) and Sweden (Fråga biblioteket) are compared. ...
The Theory of Attention and the Economy of Understanding as a New Price Model in the Information Economy?
Most prices in the information economy (scientific information) are based on length of information, duration of online time, actuality etc., but most of these price concepts give little satisfaction to the customer because ...
Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS)
Meeting the Unique Needs of Transportation Professionals?
Free, public access to TRIS Online is hosted by the National Transportation Library, although it has existed since the early 1970’s. The paper offers a user-focused methodology to answer the research question “Is TRIS ...
Workers and Libraries
A Question of Class in Public Library Developmentin Sweden
For what purposes are public libraries established? Who do the founders intend to reach with the activities of the libraries? How does the question of goals of public library work develop over time? These are important ...
What Librarians Need2Know
Instant Messaging and Chat as Reference Services in Public Libraries
Need2Know is the name of a test work made by the public libraries of Aalborg, Denmark. Using MSN Messenger as a tool for synchronous reference service the project tested if it is possible to reach new library users with ...
“Well, it’s Difficult, Very Difficult”
A Qualitative Study of the Gender Equality Work Aimed at Users at Three Public Libraries in Gothenburg
This paper examines how gender equality work aimed at users is practised at three public libraries in Gothenburg. The underlying factors if gender equality work is not practised are also explored. The theoretical starting ...
A Virtual Exhibition of Open Source Software for Libraries
Frequently the choice of a library management program is conditioned by social, economic and/or political factors that result in the selection of a system that is not altogether suitable for the library’s needs, ...
Are Altmetrics Effective in Transdisciplinary Research Fields?
Altmetric Coverage of Outputs in Educational Research
This paper analyzes the coverage of altmetrics for heterogeneous scientific and extra-scientific outputs in a transdisciplinary research field. The transdisciplinary field of educational research is used as a case study ...
An Eye-Tracking Study on Differences in Information Transfer by Infographics
Information graphics are commonly used to display information. Nevertheless, the retention of information can differ depending on the presentation of the content. A topic that is currently present to all of us in the ...