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Information Foraging in the Attention Economy Drives the Rising Entropy of English [article]

Charlie Pilgrim, Weisi Guo, Thomas T. Hills
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Here, we model people as information foragers who select information diets that maximise their utility rates. This selection drives an increase in the information density (i.e. entropy) of media.  ...  In the face of this abundance, people choose which information to consume and which to ignore.  ...  Acknowledgements The study was funded by the EPSRC grant for the Mathematics for Real-World Systems CDT at Warwick (grant number EP/L015374/1).  ... 
arXiv:2107.12848v2 fatcat:os6fih4rebez7prkpkyihpctnq

Redirecting Library and Documentary Affects: From Libraries to "Liferaries"

Ronald E. Day
2020 Library Trends  
It is desirable to adopt a production and reproduction model in libraries and documentation centers based on supporting institutional and individual agents that can modulate affects and redirect and create  ...  article suggests that the movements we should try to produce or support through libraries and other documentary institutions are movements of change toward longer-lasting and more sustainable affects  ...  This article is scholarly, but it also advocates for certain directions in library and information science theory and practice.  ... 
doi:10.1353/lib.2020.0007 fatcat:ebhtqx76mfeuvmnjjt6y4bmkym

Toward a Library Renaissance [chapter]

Olivier Serrat
2017 Knowledge Solutions  
In the attention economy, channels of information constantly compete to attract the largest share of attention, leading to information overload.  ...  as agents of change.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-10-0983-9_114 fatcat:e62jvoaxe5ap5klszw6dfok3lu

Library3.0 for Public Library

Hubert C. Y. Chan
2015 Journal of Service Science and Management  
Base on the principles of Library3.0 and Connectivism which is considered as the learning theory of this digital age, and the study of "Next" public library, this paper supports that Library3.0 implementation  ...  The number of visitors to public library has been dropping in most of the developed cities as a result of digitalization and Internet proliferation.  ...  the ability to collaborate with others cannot be learned easily from books, but rather through learning-by-doing and social interaction in today's knowledge base economy.  ... 
doi:10.4236/jssm.2015.85075 fatcat:eeqbpc62sjcv3oot4uf4u72npe

The University Library: Places for Possibility

Patrick ODonnell, Lorraine Anderson
2021 New Review of Academic Librarianship  
The paper seeks to portray and unpack the Zeitgeist of the academic library that has been cultivated in contemporary times; positioning the university library against a backdrop of global developments  ...  that have shaped the university sector from the early 1990s, and offering a macro-level exploration of the increasing status of the university library.  ...  existing digital services as well as create new platforms and initiatives based on digital technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13614533.2021.1906718 fatcat:aqcvoglj3bblxhlwibowmp4smu

Page 64 of Library Resources & Technical Services Vol. 45, Issue 1 [page]

2001 Library Resources & Technical Services  
The sense that the infor- mation is ‘there’ somewhere, but can’t be found can drive anyone to digitize’ 179).  ...  The result of the second test, looking up “Libraries, digitized, 179-181"—the only such entry in an exiguous index—led to even more ls.  ... 

Effective Learning in the School Library

Ana Bela Pereira Martins, Elsa Conde, Isabel Mendinhos, Paula Osório, Rosa Martins
2021 IASL Annual Conference Proceedings  
Nowadays educational agents have a general concern regarding the tremendous transformation that technologies and social networks brought up to the present, placing on the agenda of educational institutions  ...  libraries, associated with their mission and intervention in schools, called "Effective Learning in the School Library: the Portuguese School Libraries' Learning Standards Framework".  ...  Industrial economies change to knowledge economies, and it is now a driving force of economic activities based on lifelong learning, innovation, and creativity.  ... 
doi:10.29173/iasl7837 fatcat:q53c2g5ekfgqtmsd76aflj7kby

Smart Library and Smart Campus

Hubert C. Y. Chan, Linus Chan
2018 Journal of Service Science and Management  
We are already living in the era of Library 3.0, and Noh, Y (2015) [2] suggested a Library 4.0 model based on the development of Web4.0.  ...  He posited that Library 4.0 must include not only software-based approaches but also technological environment development such as maker space, Google Glass, context aware technology, digitalization of  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.4236/jssm.2018.116037 fatcat:kdrdchi75bhg7dcjd6eno4n36q

Federal Depository Library Program: Services and Collections

James A. Jacobs
2013 Against the Grain  
Libraries leveraged economies of scale for the benefit of the community, enabling every community member to have benefits of access to information that no individual could possibly afford.  ...  digital information, libraries and librarians are struggling to define their proper roles.  ...  against the grain Jacobs points to the recommendation by the Federal Depository Library Council that the GPO (Government Printing Office) "prepare depository libraries for a digital Federal Depository  ... 
doi:10.7771/2380-176x.2554 fatcat:v7jpeoic7bdm7nrkox2gm2ewdm

Book Review: The Social Life of Information

Michael Gorman
2001 Library resources & technical services  
The sense that the information is 'there' somewhere, but can't be found can drive anyone to digitize" (179).  ...  It ill behooves two men bent on counteracting digital hype to claim that information can't be found in conventional libraries.  ... 
doi:10.5860/lrts.45n1.63 fatcat:ywb6ksnnznabpov4haqkzh4iiy

The Management of Change in Electronic Libraries

John Akeroyd
2001 IFLA Journal  
Libraries are in a process offundamental change brought about by radical developments in technology.  ...  the relevant key issues.  ...  I want to try and model the digital library and to that end will attempt to describe a generic model for any library.  ... 
doi:10.1177/034003520102700206 fatcat:gbhirg7nanfcnnq6lg67cn47u4

The role of intermediary services in emerging digital libraries

Allen Brewer, Wei Ding, Karla Hahn, Anita Komlodi
1996 Proceedings of the first ACM international conference on Digital libraries - DL '96  
assets into a more unified system for information resource management to support the evolution of an information based economy, Where the characteristics of information drive DL collection decisions, the  ...  Aceordmg to one definition of the digital library (DL) it cart be defii.d S. applications baaed on the hypermedia paradigm [1] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/226931.226937 dblp:conf/dl/BrewerDHK96 fatcat:eygw2hqi3fdjlajz7upentqrim

African Library Information Services and Contribution to Sustainable Development: A Perception Paper

Rosemary M. Shafack
2020 Journal of Sustainable Development  
Libraries have proven to drive the knowledge economy which constitutes an indicator of sustainability.  ...  This paper ignites discussions on the contributions of the African library services in supporting individual citizens, communities, institutions and economies in order to improve livelihood and quality  ...  Information drives the knowledge economy and must be handled with the care it deserves by appropriate information services which are no other than libraries and related information services in society.  ... 
doi:10.5539/jsd.v13n2p126 fatcat:dg67xnd6wraivpvez5bkm67dhy

Strong libraries, strong societies

Sinikka Sipilä
2015 El Profesional de la Informacion  
A last word, school libraries take some load off public libraries by producing users of libraries who are information literate (Hart, 2004) and who will be able to use public libraries effectively.  ...  for the Namibian bibliographic database NAMLIT which was after independence taken over by the National Library.  ...  Statement of the Problem Even though information and knowledge are some of the key driving forces for knowledge economies and knowledge societies, students training in Library and Information Science were  ... 
doi:10.3145/epi.2015.mar.02 fatcat:2awcbetjwvc2hmsgo3fvw522oa

Page 68 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 3 [page]

1994 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
(SE) LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE ABSTRACTS  ...  The model is based on the ideas that each agent has its own conflict knowledge which is separated from its domain level knowledge, and each agent has its own conflict resolution knowledge which is not  ... 
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