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Volume 24, Issue 4 - Dec 2013
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A Study on the Training System of Institutional Repository Staffs
Cho, Jane ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 5~22
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.005
Institutional repository has been regarded as core facilities of research libraries to realize open access by collecting, preserving, distributing of intellectual asset what institution has created. In our country, many universities and research institutions are trying to introduce institutional repository system. But almost universities not only take the negative attitude to manage properly, but also never give basic training to staff members who take over institutional repository job. This study brightens up the current status of Korean training system and compares the British and Japanese cases what shows diverse advanced managing cases. Furthermore, by putting together demands of hands-on workers, suggest direction of future institutional repository staff training system. First, institutional repository staff training system has to suggest strategies to induce strong support from institution. Second, it has to give not only courses about content collecting and registering, but also practical training. Finally, the program for enhancing system management technology has to be provided, and the place where technical staffs can share their system information mutually has to be provided.
An Analysis of the Application Framework of the Business Reference Model to Records Classification Schemes in Korean Central Government Agencies
Seol, Moon-Won ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 23~51
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.023
The purpose of the study is to examine the potentialities and limits of Business Reference Model (BRM) as records classification schemes in Korean central state institutions. The analysis is based on the data collected through focus group interviews of three times, in which six records professionals from central government agencies participate. This paper begins with inquiring the framework of records classification based BRM, required by Public Records Management Act. It explores the types of benefit of BRM application to government records classification. Based on the collected data from the interviews, it investigates how records are aggregated, and how transaction level (Danwi-Gwaje) of BRM is applied in the course of records aggregation.
Understanding Big Data and Utilizing its Analysis into Library and Information Services
Lee, Jeong-Mee ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 53~73
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.053
This study revisits issues for Big data. Three research questions, understanding the concept of Big data, important issues of Big data research and utilization methods for library information services, are explored by the literature and practice reviews. Study results revealed several important issues of Big data including the concept in the context of real world situation, the problems with the accuracy and reliability of the data, privacy and ethical issues, and issues of intellectual property rights. With understanding these issues, a few utilization methods were introduced for Library and Information services. It was included using its analysis for developing vision, adopting Library management, supporting community services, and providing customized information services for various users. The study concluded Big data analysis would effectively provide valid evidences for all those services.
An Analysis of Image Use in Twitter Message
Chung, EunKyung ; Yoon, JungWon ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 75~90
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.075
Given the context that users are actively using social media with multimedia embedded information, the purpose of this study is to demonstrate how images are used within Twitter messages, especially in influential and favorited messages. In order to achieve the purpose of this study, the top 200 influential and favorited messages with images were selected out of 1,589 tweets related to "Boston bombing" in April 2013. The characteristics of the message, image use, and user are analyzed and compared. Two phases of the analysis were conducted on three data sets containing the top 200 influential messages, top 200 favorited messages, and general messages. In the first phase, coding schemes have been developed for conducting three categorical analyses: (1) categorization of tweets, (2) categorization of image use, and (3) categorization of users. The three data sets were then coded using the coding schemes. In the second phase, comparison analyses were conducted among influential, favorited, and general tweets in terms of tweet type, image use, and user. While messages expressing opinion were found to be most favorited, the messages that shared information were recognized as most influential to users. On the other hand, as only four image uses - information dissemination, illustration, emotive/persuasive, and information processing - were found in this data set, the primary image use is likely to be data-driven rather than object-driven. From the perspective of users, the user types such as government, celebrity, and photo-sharing sites were found to be favorited and influential. An improved understanding of how users' image needs, in the context of social media, contribute to the body of knowledge of image needs. This study will also provide valuable insight into practical designs and implications of image retrieval systems or services.
The Effect of Force Feedback on Video Gamers' Performance
Jeong, Wooseob ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 91~98
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.091
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of force feedback on video gamers' performance with two different types of game controllers, and to verify users' consistency on their perceptions of force feedback effect and their actual performances in video games. 42 qualified players' records on a driving video game were analyzed in this study. This study shows 1) the force feedback effect in video games depends on the type of game controllers, 2) there is inconsistency between gamers' perception on the force feedback effect and their actual performances with the force feedback effect, and 3) emotional pleasure (fun factor) plays a big role in gamers' performances.
An Analysis of the Intellectual Structure of the LIS Field: Using Journal Co-citation Analysis
Kim, Hyunjung ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 99~113
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.099
The study investigated the intellectual structure of the library and information science field by journal co-citation analysis on thirty LIS journals with high journal impact factors. Patterns of journal-to-journal citation show the structure of journals in the field, visualized by a networked map of the journals. The result shows journals that can be considered as the core group and as the peripheral group, which corresponds to other studies for investigating the field's intellectual structure using other techniques, such as cluster analysis and multidimensional scaling.
A Study on the Collection Use of an Academic Library: Focused on the Analysis of Circulation Statistics of the A-Academic Library Users
Kim, Sun-Ae ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 115~131
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.115
The goal of this study is to analyze use patterns of library collections using circulation statistics of academic library user's. For this purpose, the 264,804 circulation-related data of A-academic library which were occurred between March 2012 and February 2013 were collected and used. Five patterns of common user group (undergraduate, graduate students, professors, staffs, the others users) are identified for this study. Gross circulation statistics was analyzed and compared for different users groups and for different subjects. And based on these analysis results, author understood degree of collection use by subject, degree of collection use by user groups, latest materials preference in collection use by subject, latest materials preference in collection use by user groups.
Assessing a University Library Collection: with a Special Reference to Political Science Collection in A University Library
Chang, Durk Hyun ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 133~152
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.133
This study strives to perform a pilot collection assessment study with the political science collection in a university library. Employing the basic list-checking analysis method, the study scrutinized the collection statistics and the circulation statistics, and check the current library holdings with a standard list which was composed of cited works extracted from course syllabi, theses, dissertations and faculty research papers. Although the study is a pilot case study that a particular model was applied to a collection in the field of political science, the result and procedures of the assessment will provide some implications regarding collection assessment in university libraries.
Election Promises on Library Fields of the Candidates and Implementation of Their Promises of the Elected Heads of Daegu Metropolitan City in the 5
Cho, Yong-Wan ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 153~180
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.153
This study explored election promises on library fields by the candidates for the mayor, the educational superintendent and the chiefs of districts of Daegu Metropolitan City and implementation of their election promises by the elected heads of Daegu Metropolitan City in the 5th local election of Korea. To do this, election promises of 36 candidates were analyzed by investigating the official gazettes for elections deposited in National Election Commission of Korea. Also, the implementation of their promises of 11 elected heads was analyzed by searching through the official websites, news databases and internet. As a result, election promises and implementation by the candidates for the mayor and the educational superintendent were mostly insufficient both in quality and in quantity. 54% of all candidates for the chiefs of districts presented election promises that were mostly related with construction of public libraries and installation of small libraries. Some elected chiefs actively implemented their promises, while the other elected chiefs did not fulfill their promises.
A Study for Public Role of the Library on Historical Review in Republic of Indonesia
Lee, Jungyeoun ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 181~195
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.181
This study investigates on emergent process of the library in Republic of Indonesia through historical review. Under the Dutch and Japanese colonial control for around 350 years, library played a role as information control center. After independence of Republic of Indonesia, library was built as a result of government literacy project, but it has not been settled down as a public information center. Therefore, as an alternative activity, community libraries have been constructed to give a books and programs with its local community users in a private sectors. This situation represents that it is urgent to discuss with all society sectors to improve library role as a lifelong learning center and give a way to have a cultural sprit the citizens. The study suggests several policy agendas to improve library's public role in Indonesia society.
A Comparative Study of Cultural Programs Offered by Public Libraries and Other Regional Public Service Institutions
Kam, Miah ; Lee, Jee Yeon ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 197~215
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.197
This study generated the suggestions to minimize the duplicated cultural programs offered by various regional public service institutions via promoting effective collaboration among the institutions with the limited local resources while making the public libraries as the center of the partnership. We measured the level of program duplicability; conducted statistical analysis of the cultural program offering; and analyzed program participation status as well as the participation surveys. This led to the following results: 1) public libraries focused on offering humanities general education related programs; 2) participants had high expectations on the reading and writing programs; and 3) social welfare organizations offered programs, which targeted the older population, and the corresponding participants had high satisfaction rate. According to the results, the institutions including the public libraries should take into account of the ages and preferences of the potential participants when offering various programs. In addition, the public libraries should continue to offer humanities general education as well as information use programs.
A Study on the Effect of Presentation Modes of Health Information on Information Perception
Nam, Jae Woo ; Kim, Seonghee ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 217~238
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.217
We investigated how combining different types of images with written text affects the comprehension of health related information. The types of images were picture, photograph, and X-ray. 47 four year college students were recruited for the experiment. The independent variables in this study included information presentation format, vividness of image, and the degree of awareness for the disease. The dependent variables were recognition and recall for information. The results showed that the information with images in recognition and recall had higher score than information with written text only. In regard to the effect of different kinds of images on comprehension of health information, information with picture had higher score than the information with photograph and X-ray. The vividness of image were found to work as a negative factor on the recognition of information. Finally, the degree of awareness of disease also failed to have any significant effect on subjects' recall and recognition. This research has implications for the contents design of health related website.
A Study on Introducing Librarian License Examination in Korea
Oh, JI Eun ; Chung, Yeon Kyoung ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 239~258
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.239
To meet the higher needs for a new role of libraries in information society, professionalization of librarians who are core human resource of libraries is essential. Under the present circumstance that one can acquire a librarian license if he/she completes the required whole courses only, librarian license system should be improved and innovated. The purposes of this study are to investigate the surveys on librarian license system and the statistics of production and employment of librarians and to suggest a new librarian license examination as a remedy of the present system and a continuing professional education and an examination for license renewal. Based upon the investigation of a case study of the Philippines librarian licensure system, this study suggests some countermeasure which should be considered and discussed for the improvement and innovation of the present librarian licensure system.
A Study on the Employment Circumstances and Employment Status of Temporary Librarians
Noh, Younghee ; Ahn, In-Ja ; Oh, Se-Hoon ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 259~280
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.259
There has been a dramatic increase in the proportion of temporary employees in LIS fields, due to current trends of restructuring, automation, complete personnel systems, and complete wage systems. This research, therefore, conducted a survey exploring the current status and working environment of the temporary posts in LIS fields, in order to understand and direct the employment prospects of potential librarians. Results show that the average working period of more than half of temporary librarians are between 1-3 years. The total working period as a temporary librarian, including former experiences in their career, were evenly distributed between 1-5 years. Among those, being temporary often persisted, as 32% of temporary librarians stayed in their temporary status for more than 5 years. Second, temporary librarians perceived themselves as working the same hours as regular librarians, having independent or assistant tasks to regular librarians, and having a neutral or larger amount of tasks than regular librarians. Third, temporary librarians are employed and contracted from the work place, generally having contracts of less than 2 years or an open contract, which shows a serious level of job instability. Therefore, we should consider the following: proper remuneration for work of equal value, professional contractors, the supplementation of the total wage system and the number of public employees in the system as well as changing temporary positions to permanent positions and so on.
The Improvements of the Pharmacy Field in the 6th Edition of the Korean Decimal Classification
Chung, Ok Kyung ; Lee, Jangik ; Choi, Jung Hee ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 281~299
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.281
The purpose of this study is to suggest improvements of pharmacy field in the KDC 6th edition. To achieve this purpose, first, this study reviewed academic area and system of pharmacy. Second, we analyzed headings of pharmacy field from first edition to 6th edition. Third, we analyzed change process of classification items in pharmacy field. Forth, we investigated general problems concerning pharmacy field in the KDC 6th edition based on the comparative analysis with DDC, NLMC, and Research Field Code by Korean Research Foundation. As a result, pharmacy field of KDC has never changed since its 4th edition. And then, this study was added new subjects related to sections and subsections of pharmacy and suggested modern terminology. Also newly assigned pharmaceutics industry, cancer treatment and biological pharmaceutics fields under 518.7-.8 which do not use in pharmacy field for efficient classification.
The Improvements of the Physical Education Field in the 6th Edition of KDC
Lee, Hee-Jin ; Kim, Jeong-Hyen ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 301~317
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.301
This study investigated general problems concerning the physical education field in the KDC 6th edition based on comparative analysis of academic characteristics and classification system, and suggested some ideas for the improvements of them. Results of this study are is summarized as follows. First, while the academic classification divided items focusing on theoretical disciplines such as physical education, sociology, or business administration, the library classification divided them into details according to sport entries. Second, We examined the classification status of the physical education field of the collection database in the National Library of Korea. The number of physical education field data was 38,585, and of them, that of books having classification codes starting with 692(physical education, sports) was 22,870. This shows that data actually have been published mainly based on academic characteristics rather than sport entries, which causes a problem due to concentration of many data on one classification code. Therefore, this study analyzed keywords around these classification codes. Third, modified classification of items was basically performed through the academic system of the physical education and the keyword analysis, and the typical KDC classification system was maintained as much as possible.
A Study on Activating Social Network Services for Public Libraries in Korea
Choi, Yeon Jin ; Chung, Yeon Kyoung ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 319~340
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.319
The purposes of this study are to understand the current status of using and adoption of social network services for public libraries in Korea and to propose how to activate social network services for the libraries in the future. For this study, the usage of the social network services by 166 public libraries was investigated. In addition, surveys to 40 library representatives from the libraries were conducted and 198 public library users answered users' survey questionnaires. As methods to activate social network services in pubic libraries, providing education and training for librarians, hiring librarians for the service, and monitoring and educating the library users for participating with diversifying promotion channels for the service were suggested.
A Study on Improving the Operation of Reading Culture Programs for Elementary School Students in Public Libraries in Suwon City
Kiy, In-Young ; Kang, Soon-Ae ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 341~362
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.341
With the cultural and educational functions of public libraries becoming revitalized according to social changes, there has been a development of reading cultural programs. This study researched the operating conditions of reading culture programs for elementary school students in public libraries in Suwon City for the past 5 years and presented the programs' drawbacks and improvement plans drawn from surveys on user satisfaction. An analysis of the survey results yielded the following suggestions for improvement: forming a consultative group with other managers of reading culture programs in Suwon's public libraries, promoting using various media, forming a human resource pool to hire professional instructors, operating of the educational programs for potential volunteers, expanding of the facilities for reading culture programs, and linking with the other folk culture and art organizations in order to develop classes folk culture and art organizations. The results of this paper will be used as a reference when operating conditions of reading culture programs for elementary school students in public libraries in Suwon City, and they will offer the opportunity to implement problems according to needs of participants.
An Analysis of the Bibliographic Citation Behaviors of Other Academic Areas: Case Study in Academic Journals of Korean Records and Archives Management
No, Hyeon-A ; Chang, Woo-Kwon ;
Journal of the Korean BIBLIA Society for library and Information Science, volume 24, issue 4, 2013, Pages 363~383
DOI : 10.14699/kbiblia.2013.24.4.363
This study was to investigate bibliography in other academic areas cited by records and archives management researchers, identify academic correlations between other academic areas and their independency, and present basic data for further research on this area. Also, this study conducts the following analyses. This study analysed statistical values such as frequency and percentage of 2,224 of 6,811 bibliographies cited by 383 articles which were issued until 2011 according to themes, periods of citation, age of citers and types of bibliography, targeting 'Archival Science Studies' by Korea Society of Archival Studies and 'Journal of Records Management and Archives Society of Korea' by Records Management and Archives Society of Korea.