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International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology
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Journal DOI :
Research Institute for Knowledge Content Development & Technology
Editor in Chief :
David F. Kohl
Volume & Issues
Volume 3, Issue 2 - Dec 2013
Volume 3, Issue 1 - Jun 2013
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The Characteristics of Journal Editorial Boards in Library and Information Science
Willett, Peter ;
International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology, volume 3, issue 1, 2013, Pages 5~17
DOI : 10.5865/IJKCT.2013.3.1.005
A study of the members of the editorial boards of 16 leading LIS journals shows that the boards vary markedly in size, in diversity (in terms of both gender and nationality) and in the experience and publication/citation profiles (based on Web of Science data) of their board-members. A typical editorial board member will be male, work in the USA, have published their first LIS article in 1995, and have 9.5 publications and 39 non-self citations to those publications, with the publication/citation profiles differing significantly from those of non-board-member contributors to the 16 journals.
The Human Brain and Information Science: Lessons from Popular Neuroscience
Sturges, Paul ;
International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology, volume 3, issue 1, 2013, Pages 19~29
DOI : 10.5865/IJKCT.2013.3.1.019
Insights from the recent wealth of popular books on neuroscience are offered to suggest a strengthening of theory in information science. Information theory has traditionally neglected the human dimension in favour of 'scientific' theory often derived from the Shannon-Weaver model. Neuroscientists argue in excitingly fresh ways from the evidence of case studies, non-intrusive experimentation and the measurements that can be obtained from technologies that include electroencephalography, positron emission tomography (PET), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and magnetoencephalography (MEG). The way in which the findings of neuroscience intersect with ideas such as those of Kahneman on fast and slow thinking and Csikszentmihalyi on flow, is tentatively explored as lines of connection with information science. It is argued that the beginnings of a theoretical underpinning for current web-based information searching in relation to established information retrieval methods can be drawn from this.
A Study on the Development of Curriculum Track for Civil Service Librarian
Noh, Younghee ;
International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology, volume 3, issue 1, 2013, Pages 31~63
DOI : 10.5865/IJKCT.2013.3.1.031
The goal of this study is to improve the competitiveness of professional librarians in society. To this end, we analyzed domestic and international LIS curriculum, determined demand from field librarians through a survey, carried out job analysis by library types, and developed an operating model for LIS curriculum by synthesizing all of these results. Finally, we suggested a course of study for civil service librarians based on this model. As a result, the six required courses for civil service librarians are: Introduction to Library and Information Science, Information Organization, Information Services (Reference and Information Services), Library Management, Information Retrieval, and Field Work. The four core courses for the civil service concentration are: Collection Development, Information Sources by Subjects, Public Library Management, and Digital Libraries. Suggested electives best suited to this career path include Using Web Resources, Information Literacy, Information Services in Culturally Diverse Communities, Library Marketing, Libraries and Cultural Programs, Reading Guidance, Library History, Small Library Management, Studies in Library Buildings, Library Cooperation, Managing Digital Collections, and Information and Communication in a Digital Age.
A Study on Developing and Refining a Large Citation Service System
Kim, Kwang-Young ; Kim, Hwan-Min ;
International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology, volume 3, issue 1, 2013, Pages 65~80
DOI : 10.5865/IJKCT.2013.3.1.065
Today, citation index information is used as an outcome scale of spreading technology and encouraging research. Article citation information is an important factor to determine the authority of the relevant author. Google Scholar uses the article citation information to organize academic article search results with a rank algorithm. For an accurate analysis of such important citation index information, large amounts of bibliographic data are required. Therefore, this study aims to build a fast and efficient system for large amounts of bibliographic data, and to design and develop a system for quickly analyzing cited information for that data. This study also aims to use and analyze citation data to be a basic element for providing various advanced services to the academic article search system.
An Evaluation of Applying Knowledge Base to Academic Information Service
Lee, Seok-Hyoung ; Kim, Hwan-Min ; Choe, Ho-Seop ;
International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology, volume 3, issue 1, 2013, Pages 81~95
DOI : 10.5865/IJKCT.2013.3.1.081
Through a series of precise text handling processes, including automatic extraction of information from documents with knowledge from various fields, recognition of entity names, detection of core topics, analysis of the relations between the extracted information and topics, and automatic inference of new knowledge, the most efficient knowledge base of the relevant field is created, and plans to apply these to the information knowledge management and service are the core requirements necessary for intellectualization of information. In this paper, the knowledge base, which is a necessary core resource and comprehensive technology for intellectualization of science and technology information, is described and the usability of academic information services using it is evaluated. The knowledge base proposed in this article is an amalgamation of information expression and knowledge storage, composed of identifying code systems from terms to documents, by integrating terminologies, word intelligent networks, topic networks, classification systems, and authority data.