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An assessment of perceptual differences between informants in information systems research

T.S.H. Teo, W.R. King
1997 Omega : The International Journal of Management Science  
Although survey research is the most widely used methodology in organizational and information systems (IS) research, it is often criticized for the perceptual biases involved in using a single key informant  ...  To mitigate this problem, researchers commonly advocate using more than one key informant per firm.  ...  The perceptual differences that have been identified and assessed here also highlight that it is important for researchers who are using only a single informant to select the appropriate informant wisely  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0305-0483(97)00031-5 fatcat:pqkb3cmu6ngq7jy3eyydvok5vi

Design Science in Information Systems Research

Hevner, March, Park, Ram
2004 MIS Quarterly  
We conclude with an analysis of the challenges of performing high-quality design-science research in the context of the broader IS community.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Allen Lee, Ron Weber, and Gordon Davis who in different ways each contributed to our thinking about design science in the Information Systems profession and encouraged  ...  We would also like to acknowledge the efforts of Rosann Collins who provided insightful comments and perspectives on the nature of the relationship between behavioral-science and design-science research  ... 
doi:10.2307/25148625 fatcat:45h64exagnfq5f4yhcyez2qdu4

Information Literacy Instruction and Assessment in an Honors College Science Fundamentals Course

Corey M. Johnson, Carol M. Anelli, Betty J. Galbraith, Kimberly A. Green
2011 College and Research Libraries  
The Washington State University Honors College course, UH 290, "Science as a Way of Knowing," engages freshmen in scientific inquiry and scholarly literature research.  ...  Students gained from scaffolded instruction including hands-on practice activities and feedback; embedded assessments informed adjustments to the course syllabus and activities.  ...  In the new curriculum, all 200-level courses emphasize information literacy (including research in the primary literature), critical thinking, and crl-166 "ways of knowing" in the social sciences, arts  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl-166 fatcat:vzicpwi7lfaghjjnjpex464rga

Design Science Research in Information Systems [chapter]

Alan Hevner, Samir Chatterjee
2010 Integrated Series in Information Systems  
AIS Reference Syllabus -Design Science Research in Information Systems Hevner/Chatterjee 2/9 This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the basic concepts and principles of design science research  ...  In particular, the annual Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST) conference is devoted to presentation of the best DSR papers from the international IS community.  ...  "Design Science in Decision Support Systems Research: An Assessment Using the Hevner, March, Park, and Ram Guidelines," Journal of the Association for Information Systems, (13: 11), pp. 923-949.  Gregor  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-5653-8_2 fatcat:vax6bqyqnvezbmukldepukctuq

Survey Research Methodology in Management Information Systems: An Assessment

Alain Pinsonneault, Kenneth Kraemer
1993 Journal of Management Information Systems  
In an effort to improve the quality of survey research, this article makes specific recommendations that directly address the major problems highlighted in the review.  ...  Kraemer is the Director of the Public Policy Research Organization and Professor of Management and Information and Computer Science. He holds a Ph.D. from University of Southern California.  ...  Most convenience sample frames are drawn from local members of an association like the Society for Information Management or the Data Processing Management Association, sponsors of an MIS research center  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.1993.11518001 fatcat:pelh3vyhv5d6ja6b6kynytb3cy

Research Methods in Library and Information Science [chapter]

Aspasia Togia, Afrodite Malliari
2017 Qualitative versus Quantitative Research  
The aim of this chapter is to provide an updated view of research issues in library and information science.  ...  Library and information science (LIS) is a very broad discipline, which uses a wide range of constantly evolving research strategies and techniques.  ...  Methods used in information retrieval research have been adapted from computer science.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.68749 fatcat:56l2u24x3veqfajt4tvh4qqmz4

Leading Indicator Information in UK Equity Prices: An Assessment of Economic Tracking Portfolios

Simon Hayes
2001 Social Science Research Network  
The views in this paper represent those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Bank of England.  ...  My primary interest is in whether ETPs are a useful tool for conjunctural economic assessment, providing information about expectations of future macroeconomic outcomes.  ...  When assessing the information content of equity prices, ETPs have a number of attractive features: • One can, in principle, construct a tracking portfolio for any macroeconomic variable of interest over  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.274986 fatcat:45oy5acn7zhlvo7bd76jy455re

Informed Consent in Social Sciences Research: Ethical Challenges

Carlos Miguel Ferreira, Sandro Serpa
2018 International Journal of Social Science Studies  
Informed consent is a critical procedure for the fulfilment of the ethical dimension in scientific research in social sciences.  ...  On the basis of a stance centred in Sociology research practices developed by the authors, this paper reflects on informed consent, its relevance in research, and procedures involved in its production  ...  Acknowledgments University of the Azores, Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences -CICS.UAc/CICS.NOVA.UAc, UID/SOC/04647/2013, with the financial support of FCT/MEC through national funds and when  ... 
doi:10.11114/ijsss.v6i5.3106 fatcat:2gmolnntjvexfclpueduwrywsi

An Assessment of the Effect of Information and Communication Technology on Public Relations Practice in Nigeria

Lawrence I. Nwaeke
2016 Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal  
research! design! was! used! to! assess! the! effect! of! information! and! communication! technology!on!public!relations!practice!in!Nigeria.!For!clarity,!survey!research!design!involves! a!  ...  assess!the!effect!of!information!and!communication!technology!on! public!relations!practice!in!Nigeria.!The!survey!method!of!research!was!adopted!for!the!study.! The!findings!reached!showed!that,!the!  ... 
doi:10.14738/assrj.34.1904 fatcat:v2cpljww5nffheckmiwlrjny5e

Fifty years of UK research in information science

Jack Meadows
2008 Journal of information science  
An attempt is made to discern the main research themes in British information science over the past half-century.  ...  The major factors that have influenced information science research in the UK are also briefly considered.  ...  The Royal Society interest in information continued, leading on to an in-depth survey of researchers' activities across the sciences in the early 1980s [18] .  ... 
doi:10.1177/0165551508089718 fatcat:2kg3dmir3zagljwjzy5324npzm

How Research in Behavioral Pharmacology Informs Behavioral Science

Marc N Branch
2006 Journal of The Experimental Analysis of Behavior  
Behavioral pharmacology is a maturing science that has made significant contributions to the study of drug effects on behavior, especially in the domain of drug-behavior interactions.  ...  In this article, I outline three general strategies in behavioral pharmacology research that have been employed to increase understanding of behavioral processes.  ...  Missing from the assessment, however, until the research by Donny et al. (2003) , was an important test.  ... 
doi:10.1901/jeab.2006.130-04 pmid:16776059 pmcid:PMC1459844 fatcat:2ftee4ywefablaxclp2qzgiaou

Information Integration in Research Information Systems

Christoph Quix, Matthias Jarke
2014 Procedia Computer Science  
Information integration is an on-going challenge in data management and various approaches have been proposed in database research.  ...  Research information management (RIM) is yet another challenge for data integration.  ...  Acknowledgements & Disclaimer This work has been supported by and has been done in the context of the German project for developing a core dataset for research information ( http://www.forschungsinfo.de  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2014.06.004 fatcat:kktqas6mzvgq7hydtzwsnwe7be

Research Information Management in the Context of Open Science

Katarzyna Materska
2019 Zagadnienia informacji naukowej  
Research Information Systems), with an emphasis on the context of research assessment requirements, open science policies and CRIS interoperability.Approach/Methods: The study has been based on the critical  ...  Purpose/Thesis: The aim of this paper is to discuss the mutual relationship between open science and theory and practice in RIM (Research Information Management), especially apparent in CRISs (Current  ...  Open Science idea has a significant impact on scholarly communication models and new methodology of research assessment 8 , in which it breaks with an assessment dependent on the place of publication (  ... 
doi:10.36702/zin.13 fatcat:loty3bcynzedlnebnq3kfnfit4

Blackboard as an Assessment Tool for Academic Staff and Learners

A. Anushya
2020 International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science Engineering and Information Technology  
This research work focuses the importance of the use of Blackboard for test tool by academic staff and learners at College of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Hail, Kingdom Of Saudi  ...  This shows the effectiveness of Assessments on Blackboard.  ...  An online questionnaire was conducted to extract the information from students of National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST) and a total of 302 respondents were collected.  ... 
doi:10.32628/cseit20611 fatcat:nprk3x2hpnen3cjiulv3kxbqca

Research in health sciences library and information science: a quantitative analysis

A Dimitroff
1992 Bulletin of the Medical Library Association  
Bibliometric characteristics of the research articles are described and compared to characteristics of research in library and information science as a whole in terms of subject and methodology.  ...  General findings were that most research in health sciences librarianship is conducted by librarians affiliated with academic health sciences libraries (51.8%); most deals with an applied (45.7%) or a  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The author would like to thank Elys Kettling and Mary Wepking for their assistance in data collection and coding.  ... 
pmid:1422504 pmcid:PMC225697 fatcat:d2uo3gm6hbbe7m6lto4erky5oe
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