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Volume 9 No 4 July, 2004



Papers from the School of Information Management, Victoria University Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand.

Guest editorial

Matthew Conway and Dan Dorner
An evaluation of New Zealand political party Websites

Beverley G. Hope and Zhiru Li
Online newspapers: the impact of culture, sex, and age on the perceived importance of specified quality factors

Alastair G. Smith
Web links as research indicators: analogues of citations?

David Johnstone, Mary Tate, and Marcus Bonner
Bringing human information behaviour into information systems research: an application of systems modelling

Pak Yoong and David Pauleen
Generating and analysing data for applied research on emerging technologies: a grounded action learning approach

Papers from the Conference, 'Toward a user-centred approach to digital libraries', Espoo, Finland, September 8 - 9, 2003

Brinley Franklin
Library usage patterns in the electronic information environment

Anna飃 Mahé
Beyond usage: understanding the use of electronic journals on the basis of information activity analysis

Other refereed papers

Janet Cooper, Rachael Lewis and Christine Urquhart
Using participant or non-participant observation to explain information behaviour

Dror G. Feitelson
On identifying name equivalences in digital libraries

Joachim Griesbaum
Evaluation of three German search engines: Altavista.de, Google.de and Lycos.de

Jarkko Kari
Web information seeking by pages: an observational study of moving and stopping

Alan R. Peslak
An empirical study of the effect of information technology expenditures on student achievement

Antonio Pulgarín, Cristina Carapeto, and José M. Cobos
Análisis bibliométrico de la literatura científica publicada en "Ciencia. Revista hispano-americana de ciencias puras y aplicadas" (1940-1974)

Antonio Ángel Ruiz Rodríguez and David Gómez Domínguez
Diseño y desarrollo de una plataforma digital de apoyo a la docencia y a la investigación en Archivos Electrónicos: un portal temático

Elías Sanz-Casado, Carmen Martín-Moreno, Carlos García-Zorita and María Luisa Lascurain-Sánchez
Study of interdisciplinarity in chemistry research based on the production of Puerto Rican scientists 1992-2001

Carlos V韑chez Román
Censura y tolerancia del material sexualmente expl韈ito: la opinión de los estudiantes universitarios de pregrado

ball  Resúmenes en Español

Watch this: forms move centre stage. — one of a series of occasional columns by Terrence A. Brooks of the Information School, University of Washington, USA.


ball  Bell, David J., Loader, Brian, Pleace, Nicholas, and Douglas Schuler. Cyberculture: the key concepts London: Routledge, 2004.

ball  Booth, Andrew and Brice, Anne (Eds.) Evidence-based practice for information professionals: a handbook. London: Facet Publishing, 2004.

ball  Boczkowski Pablo J. Digitizing the news: innovation in online newspapers. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2004.

ball  Gay, Geri and Hembrooke, Helene Activity-centred design: an ecological approach to designing smart tools and usable systems. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004.

ball  Hildreth, Paul and Kimble, Chris. Knowledge networks: innovation through communities of practice. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing, 2004.

ball  Hunter, Gordon M. and Tan, Felix B. (Eds.) Advanced topics in global information management: Vol. 3. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing, 2004.

ball  Milstein, Sarah and Dornfest, Rael Google: the missing manual Sebastopol, CA: Pogue Press/O'Reilly, 2004.

ball  Norman, Sandy. Practical copyright to information professionals. London: Facet Publishing, 2004.

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Conference announcements

ball A message to Conference organizers.

ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) 2004, Dublin, Ireland, 1-3 September 2004

ECDL 2004, the 8th European Digital Library Conference, 12-17 September, 2004. University of Bath, United Kingdom.

ALISE 2005 Annual Conference. Boundary Crossings: LIS Education in a Global Context. 11-14 January, 2005, Boston, Massachusetts

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