Some implications of "digital" for scholarly writing and publishing

Category: information science

Ten dates

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The Praca do Comercio, Lisbon

I am on holiday in Portugal, and, like many tourists, I have an idle curiosity about the city of Lisbon and about the history of the country. Where better to begin than looking at a general …

The ISKO-UK Conference (Glasgow, July 2023)

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The wonderful logo of ISKO, suggesting a Enlightenment masonic-like capturing of all knowledge in a harmonious whole

Knowledge Organization! A mention of the subject leaves the average person scratching their heads. What exactly is it? In truth, attending a conference on …

Measuring Research: what everyone needs to know

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Illustration by William Warby (Unsplash)

This short guide, in the “What Everyone Needs to Know” series from Oxford University Press, provides an outline of bibliometrics: measuring the impact and value of research. How to measure research is a topic that has …

Is a manual index worth doing?

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Note: I found Duncan’s book so fascinating that I subsequently wrote a much longer post about the book and the issues it raises.

That question is not exactly what Dennis Duncan has answered in his new book (Index, a history

What became of Information Scientists?

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I started fondly reminiscing (as one does) as I listened to Martin White and Sandra Ward last week at this year’s UKeiG’s annual conference, talking about their collaboration on a history of the Institution for Information Science (IIS), until I thought: …

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