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Pregnant Women`s Information Seeking Experience : Structure and Process of Information Seeking
Kim, Kap-Seon ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 13~37
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.013
Using Grounded Theory. the present study was to discover structure and process of pregnant women`s information seeking experience through identifying concepts and relationships of the experience. In-depth interviews were conducted with 16 Participants selected by theoretical sampling. The findings were : 1) Pregnant womens` information seeking was caused by Acceptance of Pregnancy . 2) The phenomenon of information seeking was for Maintaining Normalcy to Pregnancy(MNP), 3) MNP occurred in connection with Perceived Anxiety and Desire to Know 4) Action/interaction Strategies to MNP were related to the Awareness of Ways Acquiring Information. Previous Knowledge. Self-Regulation, and Information Access Environment. 5) Action/interaction Strategies to MNP were Seeking Diagnostic Data of Antenatal Care. Seeking Standard Knowledge. Seeking Experience. and Seeking Emotional Support. 6) As consequences of taking strategies, pregnant women were experienced in Sufficient. or Insufficient. 7) A three-stage process of information seeking was discovered : Comparing, Contextualising, Making sure. 8) In terms of change of information needs during pregnancy, a four-phasic process was discovered. Acceptance Phase. Adjusted Phase, Focusing Phase, and Transitional Phase. Based upon these results. it needs to generate a substantive theory contributed to holistically explain and predict pregnant women`s information seeking behavior.
A Study on Knowledge Classification of Cadastral Science
Kworn, Kie-Won ; Kim, Bee-Yeon ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 39~57
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.039
Cadastral Science has not been evaluated as an independent discipline according to Code of Research Fields of Korea Research Foundation. The purpose of this study is to find the problems of knowledge classification of Cadastral Science and suggest method of improvement. For the studying, analyzes the definition, objects of research, educational system and curriculum of Cadastral Science. Besides, investigates the condition of Cadastre classification on Code of Research Fields, DDC and KDC. This paper suggests that Cadastral Science can be restructured to the new Interdisciplinary Studies and moved to the upper division. The items of division and subdivision can be also added.
Cooperative Link between the Academic and School Libraries through Academic Library Visiting Program
Song, Gi-Ho ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 59~75
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.059
In information society, enhancing information literacy is a common goal of the academic and school libraries. Consequently the academic libraries connect with the school libraries through information literacy In this study, a academic library visiting program is presented and proposed as a policy to link the academic and school libraries. This program may be a alternative to activate school library-based teaming and overcome lacks of resources and teacher librarians, in the academic libraries. it may be a policy to improve lacks of materials and carrels and overcome the problem of service increase in the opening academic library for local communities. And it will contributes to the educational role or the librarian.
A Study on Evaluation of Usefulness of the Automated Cataloging Systems
Lee, You-Jeong ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 77~94
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.077
The purpose of this study intends to evaluate the usefulness of the automated cataloging systems. For the purpose. this study investigated theoretical methods for the quality criteria and developed 4 evaluation criteria. Also developed were indicators to measure the value of each criteria And the catalogers of academic libraries using three major LAS were carefully chosen to conduct the usefulness tests. The proposed model was verified reliability and validity. This study is suggested guidelines to evaluate and improve the automated cataloging systems.
Quality Evaluation of a Shared Cataloging DB : the Case of KOLIS-NET
Kim, Sun-Ae ; Lee, Soo-Sang ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 95~117
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.095
The research purpose for this study is to evaluate the quality of the KOLIS-NET DB which builded bibliographic data of the holding collections of nationwide public libraries. The quality evaluation of the KOLIS-NET DB was inspired by the successful experience from researches precedent and tried to approach the case study focuses on six quality dimensions : coverage, duplication. currentness. accuracy, consistency completeness. The study verified comprehensively the quality of the KOLIS-NET DB through a quality evaluation model and analyzed the factors causing such inferior and substandard bibliographic records in the KOLIS-NET DB. Based on the results of the quality evaluation, the quality improvements of the KOLIS-NET DB was suggested.
A Study on the Use of Inferential Statistics in Library and Information Science Research
Ro, Jung-Soon ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 119~138
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.119
This Study analyzed the use of statistics in 1,768 research articles published in 2001-2004 in 4 korean & 6 English core journals in the field of library and information science. Korean journals made significantly less use of descriptive and inferential statistics. Of the 663 inferential statistics used in 345 of the 1768 articles, the most frequently used inferential technique was multivariate analysis. There was significant difference in inferential methods used in Korean & English journals, also in traditional library science journals and information science journals.
Theoretical Study on Domain Analysis
Yoo, Yeong-Jun ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 139~162
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.139
This study suggested a knowledge theory, theoretical framework and general principles in methodologies for library and information science by theoretically weighing domain analysis. The central concept to domain analysis are a subject knowledge constituting the domain and a discourse communities to share their knowledge. Therefore the study described a definition of domain and explained domain in ontological, epistemological, and sociological dimensions, proposed eleven approaches available in domain analysis. And the study argued the implications of domain analysis for library and information in position of socio-cognitive view and pragmatic realism.
A Study on Protecting Copyrights of North Korean Works and on Developing Their Use under the Limitations on Exclusive Rights by Libraries in South Korea
Jeong, Bun-Hee ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 163~194
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.163
The purpose of this study is to find out the ways of protecting copyrights of North Korean works focusing on the limitations on exclusive rights in the South Korean libraries. This study deals with the articles of the copyright laws which are rotated with using materials in libraries both North and South Korea. It also covers related provisions of Borne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works. The past study on the copyright protection has mostly focused on how we protect the copyright of publications and works which are published for profit. This study proposes some solutions from the legal institutional aspects, policy and socio-cultural aspects in order to protect the copyright of North Korean works and improve their use under the limitations on exclusive rights by libraries.
A Study on Service Modeling for IR Agency Service in a Public Library and Its Expectations
Kim, Yong ; Kim, Tae-Kyung ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 195~215
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.195
With the developments in the areas of IT and internet, the portal sites have provided a variety of services. The explosive growth of portal sites based on IR services has a great influence on information services and types of information provided typically by libraries. Because of various and useful information services, information users consider portal sites as a more useful information resource. With the user`s changes in information resource the portal sites can be a threatening competitor to libraries as a information resource. To deal successfully environmental changes around libraries. IR agency service can be best solution. IR agency service is a sort of more advanced and expanded information services for information users who can not connect to internet or has no skill on IT area. In this paper, information users` opinion on their internet using behavior and IR agency service was collected and analyzed. Based on the result of survey. this paper proposes how to provide IR agency service and its expecting effect for libraries, especially public libraries.
A Study on the Roles of Library for Community Residents Life-Long Learning
Kim, Young-Joon ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 217~239
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.217
21st century is a knowledge and information society. Keeping pace with this global environment change. people demand various roles from a library First, they demand to play a role of an `Information Connector` rather than a traditional role of a `Book Container`. Second, they demand to be the place of the social integration for a solution to the information and learning gap and the place for a life-long learning for HRD(Human Resources Development) by the community unit. In addition, not only introducing a system of `Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education & HRD` for national HRD and `Five-Day Week` but the advent of `an Aging Society` demand a change of a library. This study researches roles of a library inseparably related to such new paradigms in the life-long learning society as the knowledge. information, five-day week. aging and HRD, and shows the right direction of a library to pursue in the future.
A Study on Applying the BSC for University Libraries
Cho, Yoon-Hee ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 241~262
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.241
The University libraries need to develop the balanced scorecard concerning general management in order to measure the total performance of the organization that measure not only quantity measurement based on resources and quality measurement based on information services but also effectiveness of resource utilization, efficiency ability providing the services and potential capability of the members adopting the diverse changes flexibility as organic organization under the rapidly changing circumstances nowadays. This study developed the BSC model into the four perspectives such as customer, resource, internal process, learning and growing modifying BSC model developed by Kaplan and Norton to fit university libraries as nonprofit organization and developed the strategic map and performance measurement indicators on the strategy of each perspective. Ultimately, this study tried to provide an integrated strategic management indicators providing comprehensive picture of university libraries from strategic plan to performance applying the BSC linking strategic plan.
A Comparative Research on the OPAC Displays of the National Library of Korea and the Library of Congress
Yoon, Cheong-Ok ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 263~292
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.263
The purpose of this study is to analyze the characteristics of OPAC displays of the National Library of Korea and the Library of Congress. based on the `OPAC Display Guidelines(Draft)` published by IFLA. Discussed are such topics as a basic search process and the headings list, a brief display and the arrangement of bibliographic records, a brief record and a full record, use of terms and labels. link between records, and organization of screens for the OPAC display. It is strongly suggested that when compared with the LC`s OPAC, the OPAC display of the National Library of Korea should be much improved by following the recommendations of the `OPAC Display Guidelines(Draft)`.
A Study on Thesaurus Expansion through Definitions of Terms and Extraction of Relationships
Kim, Ji-Hun ; Kim, Tae-Soo ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 293~314
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.293
To maintain consistency of terms in information retrieval process, it is necessary to present the meaning of terms definitely in thesaurus. Therefore, most of thesauri has presented meaning of terms through basic relationships or scope notes. But. thesaurus including standardized definitions in contents and form has been proposed lately. This study was performed to make standardized definitions and extract relationships in contents of defining models. Also, expanded thesaurus was constructed being integrated and replaced standardized definitions and extracted relationships into the existing thesaurus. As the result. this study has shown a possibility for further development of thesaurus.
An Experimental Study on the Effectiveness of Education for Information Literacy
Lee, Jung-Yeoun ; Choi, Eun-Ju ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 315~334
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.315
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of education for information literacy by measuring information literacy of selected experimental group and controlled group from university students. Information literacy of each group was measured through structured questionnaires before and after taking the instruction course. The result showed there was a significant difference between two groups after the instruction. and the effectiveness of information literacy showed especially high in the area of information ethics and information analysis. It was also revealed that the education for information literacy is not affected by basic environmental factors at all. Also. students taken the course showed strong self-confidence and positive recognition in information literacy and library use, thus proved that education of information literacy is highly effective both in cognitive and attitudinal side for university students as a liberal arts course.
A Study on the Libraries` Competitiveness Reinforcement Measures through SWOT Analysis : Based on the Case Study of University A`s Library
Noh, Dong-Jo ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 335~351
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.335
For a library to be run more efficiently, its internal strengths and weaknesses, external opportunities and threats must be determined for forecasting on the basis of the diagnosis of the internal and external environment and situations, and optimum strategies and measures responsively deducted and utilized. Therefore, I had analyzed the strategic competition of university A`s library using SWOT analysis, which has recently been spotlighted as an effective strategic competition analysis method. The conclusions thus obtained are as explained below. Firstly. the strengths of university A`s library are the professional qualifications of the employees. work efficiency based on systematic operative plans and division of work load, and provision of high quality service following the establishment of the digital library. Secondly, its weaknesses are the insufficiency and limits of the usable resources, the lack of progressive future operation plans and systems, and the deficiency of a positive service mind. Thirdly, the opportunities are the possibility for new developments in accordance with the digital information environment. reinforcement of the operative efficiency throughout expanding its cooperation with external organizations and other libraries, and its transformation as the local library hub by opening up to the public. Fourthly, the threats are the lack of the school authorities` acknowledgement. and the degradation of the library`s status in accordance, the users` various requests for information and advanced professional service according to the rapidly changing information environment. and the restriction of the library service based on the copyright law. Fifthly, as a result of analyzing the strategic competition of university A`s library, measures such as the reinforcement of digital service by acquiring digital specialists. provision of extended service through active cooperation with external institutes and libraries. development and provision of differentiated service in accordance with the reinforced copyright law were proposed to improve the library`s future competitiveness.
A Study on Efficiency of Branch Systems of Public Libraries in Korea
Lee, Yong-Nam ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 353~372
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.353
This study aims to investigate the current states of branch systems of public libraries in Korea and to find implications to improve such systems. Nationwide surveys to directors and branch directors of public libraries were conducted along with case studies on major local areas. It was revealed that the duties for each branch were rationally assigned in functional perspectives. The result also revealed that the branch systems of provincial office of education were planned in an inappropriate manner without considering their functional attributes. Other findings included (1) public library branches were necessary to be located in local governments based on the hierarchal structure of the following: a central library, a main local branch. a mobile library unit. public mini-library and deposit station ; (2) Saemaul mobile library and private mini-library service were the most effective when they were provided in conjunction with public library branches.
An Evaluation of the Academic Levels of the Books Entered in Gunseo-pyogi
Lee, Sang-Yong ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 373~395
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.373
The writer investigated the academic values of the titles based upon book annotations included in Gunseo-pyogi, or An Annotated Catalog of books written and edited by the goverment. This paper examined various types of evaluative methods adopted in Gunseo-pyogi, and then compare them to the modern general library criteria of book selection. The writer found the fact that the academic qualifies of books listed in Gunseo-pyogi were even more excellent than the modern criteria for good books in the point of level of authors and contents.
A Study on Knowledge Management Model of Library Based on Knowledge Ecology
Choi, Hee-Yoon ;
Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, volume 40, issue 1, 2006, Pages 397~416
DOI : 10.4275/KSLIS.2006.40.1.397
This study is focusing on the establishment of knowledge management framework of library, supposed that library becomes an integrated knowledge system offering various types of knowledge. Knowledge management of library based on knowledge ecology justifies the logical and physical roles of library, as the sustainer of the knowledge ecosystem in which all the types of social factors consisting of knowledge ecosystem are Interacting to continuously circulate knowledge. The library as the center of knowledge ecosystem should make sure the systemized environment in which knowledge producer is supported to timely distribute knowledge to knowledge consumer through information professional accomplishing the role of knowledge facilitator.