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  • Editorial: Dalhousie Journal of Information & Management 

    James, Holly; Piorko, Ewa (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2005)
  • Geospatial Information Management: Spatial is Still Special 

    Boxall, James; Anderson, Candace (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2005)
    This paper focuses on the interface between human information constructs and spatial decision making. Information policies associated with geospatial information are at the crux of any further development of infrastructures ...
  • Talking Through the Keys 

    Allan, Kenneth (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2005)
    New technologies such as e-mail and instant messaging predispose themselves to a less formal style of writing than traditional letter-writing; however, thoughtful communication is still possible through these mediums.
  • Archives Users in the Digital Era: A Review of Current Research Trends 

    Harris, Carolyn (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2005)
    Increasingly, archivists are recognizing that their mission involves not just the acquisition, description and preservation of archival material, but also the provision of effective access to that material for members of ...
  • The Spirit of Radio 

    Burke, David (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2005)
    As a source of information, local radio transcends the conveyance of explicit knowledge about a community and provides a tacit knowledge of the character of a community and a person's place within it. The speed and pattern ...
  • Submit or Resist: Google, is There a Third Way? 

    Hicks, Deborah (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2006)
    This article explores the impact that Google is having on the library profession. Google is enticing users away from their local libraries with its siren song of easy use and ?good enough? results, and librarians are ...
  • Editorial: Diverse Populations 

    Allan, Kenneth; McCarthy, Melissa (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2006)
    DJIM's Co-Chair and Editorial Chair introduce the journal's second volume, and the theme of "diverse populations."
  • Public Libraries as Aids to Sense Making in Urban Aboriginal Populations 

    Woroniak, Monique (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2006)
    Aboriginal peoples in Canada increasingly reside in areas outside of their designated reserve lands, with large numbers living in many of the country's Census Metropolitan Areas. This paper discusses the potential for ...
  • Adaptive Technologies for Individuals with Visual Impairments: Scholarly and Consumer Perspectives 

    Mann, Debra (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2006)
    Adaptive technologies allow people with visual impairments to access information, but problems surrounding access and availability to these technologies exist. Scholarly literature and reports by organizations, such as the ...
  • South African Public Libraries After Apartheid 

    Illsley, Robin (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2006)
    One of the challenges a postcolonial society has to face is reconciliation, the righting of wrongs and forgiveness. In South Africa, this includes the integration of all ethnic groups into every part of society. Public ...
  • Reducing Resistance to the Adoption of Open Source Systems 

    Johnson, Katherine (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2008)
    This paper examines the background and psychology of the open source movement and suggests ways to decrease resistance to the adoption of open source systems in libraries, which have typically favoured proprietary systems. ...
  • Digital Audio Collections 

    Tenter, Jason (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2008)
    This paper is about the possibility of libraries creating digital music or audio collections based on the current state of the digital music industry, and in comparison with the difficulties librarians have found in ...
  • Privacy and Online Social Networks: A Proposed Approach for Academic Librarians in University Libraries 

    Hutton, Greg (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2008)
    This paper analyzes the ways in which academic librarians in university settings can educate the staff, students, and public involved in the library community of both the risks and benefits of involvement in online social ...
  • Fostering a Balanced Library: How Practicing the Principles of Slow Library Movement Could Lead to a Sustainable Future for Libraries 

    Norman, Andrea (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2008)
    The increasing ubiquity of digital information in recent decades has altered the potential form and role of libraries of the future. In order to fulfill their most fundamental mandate, libraries must provide relevant ...
  • Information Warfare: Doing Battle in the 21st Century 

    Hewitt, Owen (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2009)
    This paper outlines Information Warfare as perceived by Western militaries. It maps out and defines Information Warfare as a multi-faceted strategy that relies on coherent and synchronized application of virtual and physical ...
  • The Application of Library Outreach Strategies in Archival Settings 

    Barrett, Creighton; Cannon, Braden; O'Hare, Liam (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2009)
    Librarians and archivists in the Halifax Regional Municipality were surveyed using a series of online questionnaires in order to identify library outreach strategies that could potentially be used by archives. Participants ...
  • A Different Kind of Memory: Examining the Effect of Technology through the Ages 

    Parker, Robin (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2009)
    The effect of new technologies on human memory is a subject of interest for educators, technology developers, and information specialists. However, such a preoccupation is not new to contemporary society. The current ...
  • New Textual Formats: Reading online is re-wiring the human brain and changing how we process information 

    Killian, Lara (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2009)
    The experience of reading online is different from reading the hard copy of a printed item. This is relevant to librarians and those in the information studies field who need to be aware that the way young people and future ...
  • E-government: The Canadian Experience 

    Fraser, Charmaine (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2009)
    The Canadian government was one of the first administrations to adapt to an online service delivery model and was distinguished early on as one of the most innovative in the development of its e-government tool. This article ...
  • Perceptions of Privacy and the Consequences of Apathy: Biometrics in the 21st Century 

    van den Hoogen, Suzanne (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2009)
    Privacy, long considered one of our most valuable rights, is at risk. Younger generations are increasingly becoming de-sensitized to the disclosure of their personal and confidential information. With little or no ...