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Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania

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Historically, the major Library and Information Science (LIS) research-producing centers of the world have largely been the universities and information institutions of North America, the United Kingdom, and Europe. This is changing with the growth of Asian economies, universities, and information industries. Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania: Theory and Practice presents evolving and emerging research and development in the field of library and information science (LIS) in diverse countries in Asia-Oceania as the region continues to develop. This book is intended as a useful resource for LIS researchers, scholars, students, professionals, and practitioners, and is an appropriate text for courses in LIS. In addition, anyone interested in understanding the LIS field in the region will find this book a fascinating and enlightening read.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Dedication
  6. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  7. Preface
    1. SECTION 1. INTRODUCTION
    2. SECTION 2. THEORY: LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE RESEARCH IN ASIA-OCEANIA
    3. SECTION 3. PRACTICE: LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE RESEARCH IN ASIA-OCEANIA
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Section 1: Introduction
    1. Chapter 1: Overview of Theory and Practice in Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. THEORY AND PRACTICE IN LIS RESEARCH IN ASIA-OCEANIA
      3. HOW THIS BOOK IS ORGANISED
  10. Section 2: Theory: Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania
    1. Chapter 2: Informed Democracy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE RESEARCH PROJECT
      5. FINDINGS
      6. INFORMATION SOURCES
      7. DISCUSSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 3: Information Organising Behaviours in Everyday Life
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. RESEARCH QUESTION
      5. RESEARCH DESIGN
      6. ANALYSIS OF FINDINGS
      7. DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 4: Research on Web Search and User Search Behaviors in Mainland China
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1 INTRODUCTION
      3. 2 SCOPE
      4. 3 RESEARCH THEMES
      5. 4 RESEARCH METHODS
      6. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 5: Information Architecture
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND DEVELOPMENT
      4. GUIDING THEORY OF IA
      5. HOW TO IMPLEMENT IA
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 6: Information Literacy Research
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RELATIONAL APPROACH TO INFORMATION LITERACY
      5. RESEARCH CONTEXTS
      6. EMERGING RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 7: Health Information Literacy and the Experience of 65 to 79 Year Old Australians
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RESEARCH PROTOCOL
      5. PARTICIPANTS’ EXPERIENCES
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 8: Exploring Workplace Experiences of Information Literacy through Environmental Scanning Process
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS OF ANALYSIS
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 9: Capturing Scholarly Communication in Southeast Asia
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION AND BIBLIOMETRICS
      4. SOUTHEAST ASIA, ASEAN, AND SCHOLARSHIP DEVELOPMENT
      5. ASEAN SCHOLARSHIP AND SCIENCE POLICY EVALUATION
      6. EVALUATION OF ASEAN SCHOLARS AS WRITERS
      7. EVALUATION OF LINKING OF ASEAN SCHOLARLY WORKS
      8. EVALUATION OF ASEAN SCHOLARS AS SUBMITTERS
      9. EVALUATION OF ASEAN SCHOLARS AS COLLABORATORS
      10. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDYING SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
      11. CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 10: A New Research Agenda on Mass Communication, Social Informatics, and Children’s Literature in US
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. DEGREES OF NEGATIVITY AND POSITIVITY IN READERS’ COMMENTS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
  11. Section 3: Practice: Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania
    1. Chapter 11: Trends in LIS Education and Research in Pakistan
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESEARCH METHOD
      4. LIS EDUCATION
      5. LIS RESEARCH EDUCATION PROGRAMS
      6. IMPACT OF RESEARCH PROGRAMS ON RESEARCH OUTPUT TRENDS
      7. LIS SCHOLARLY JOURNALS PUBLISHED IN PAKISTAN
      8. FUTURE OF LIS EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
      9. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 12: Perceptions and Viability of Launching LIS e-learning Programs in Developing Countries
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 13: LIS Undergraduate Education in New Zealand
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
      4. THE LIBRARY AND RECORDKEEPING ENVIRONMENT IN NEW ZEALAND
      5. LIS EDUCATION PROGRAMMES AND THEIR DEVELOPMENT
      6. CURRENT LIS UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
      7. ISSUES FOR LIS UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 14: What’s Past is Prologue
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THREE-STAGE STRATEGY OF THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES PROGRAM
      4. SPECIAL CHALLENGES IN BUILDING TAIWAN'S DIGITAL ARCHIVES
      5. OVERCOMING CHALLENGES THROUGH RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH AND DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX
    5. Chapter 15: The Public Library in an Aging Society
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ADVANCING AN AGING SOCIETY
      4. JAPAN’S FUNDAMENTAL FRAMEWORK FOR AN AGING SOCIETY
      5. THE ELDERLY IN JAPAN
      6. LIFELONG LEARNING IN AN AGING SOCIETY
      7. SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY ON PUBLIC LIBRARIES
      8. CASE STUDIES OF LIBRARY SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY
      9. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 16: Philanthropy, Partnerships, and Corporate Social Responsibility in Academic Libraries
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
      4. CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN INDONESIA: AN OVERVIEW
      5. COMPANIES, INSTITUTIONS AND FOUNDATIONS INVOLVED IN LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT IN INDONESIA
      6. PHILANTHROPY, PARTNERSHIPS, AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES: THE CASE OF UNIVERSITAS GADJAH MADA
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors