Browsing Research Articles (Information Science) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Articles (Information Science) by Issue Date

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  • Pienaar, Heila; Penzhorn, Cecilia Elizabeth (Walter de Gruyter, 2000)
    This article reports on the implementation of the Balanced Scorecard model for facilitating strategic management at the Academic Information Service (academic library) of the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Robert ...
  • Heyns, Danielle; Snyman, M.E. (Martha Elizabeth) (South African Asociation for Language Teaching, 2003-06)
    This article originated as a paper prepared for the 2002 conference of the South African Association for Language Teaching (SAALT) on the theme “The changing contexts of language teaching : renewal or resistance”. Both ...
  • Squier, M.M.; Snyman, M.M.M. (Maria Magdalena Margaretha); Snyman, Retha (Emerald, 2004)
    The article is a report of an investigation of the current state of knowledge management implementation in three South African financial organisations. Two data collection methods were used, namely a questionnaire and ...
  • Mphidi, M.H.; Snyman, M.M.M. (Maria Magdalena Margaretha); Snyman, Retha (Emerald, 2004)
    The intranet has emerged as one of today's most effective tools for knowledge management. This article reports on the extent to which three South African academic libraries, selected by means of the purposive sampling ...
  • Van Deventer, P.J.; Snyman, M.M.M. (Maria Magdalena Margaretha); Snyman, Retha (Department of Knowledge and Information Management, University of Johannesburg, 2004-03)
    This article covers research conducted on communication, knowledge sharing and computer-mediated knowledge sharing, relating to organizations functioning in the South African environment. Research data was collected using ...
  • Tobin, Peter K.J.; Snyman, M.M.M. (Maria Magdalena Margaretha) (Department of Knowledge and Information Management, University of Johannesburg, 2004-09)
    The concept of world-class performance is explored as it applies to the field of knowledge management. The authors propose a framework of elements that can be used to measure world-class performance - each element is ...
  • Rademeyer, P.; Snyman, M.M.M. (Maria Magdalena Margaretha); Snyman, Retha (Department of Knowledge and Information Management, University of Johannesburg, 2004-09)
    An adapted version of Michael E. Porter's five competitive forces model was used to determine the competitiveness of the water utility consulting industry on the Internet, in South Africa. This was done by analysing the ...
  • Dick, Archie L. (Historical Association of South Africa, 2004-11)
    Women and women's organizations exploited available opportunities and spaces to assert themselves in South African public life in the early-twentieth century. Their educational interventions combined a special concern with ...
  • Motlana, L.M.; Sokudela, F.B. (Funeka Brenda); Moraka, T.S.; Roos, J.L. (Johannes Louw); Snyman, M.E. (Martha Elizabeth) (In House Publications, 2004-11)
    Objective: A descriptive study in which the audience profile of patients suffering from schizophrenia, their families and caregivers was determined to establish whether information on schizophrenia is disseminated effectively. ...
  • Snyman, M.E. (Martha Elizabeth); Heyns, Danielle (Unisa Press, 2004-11)
    This article reports on an investigation into the information needs of Afrikaans L1 language teachers in South Africa. The main data collection methods were focus group discussions, a questionnaire and unstructured interviews. ...
  • Snyman, M.E. (Martha Elizabeth) (In House Publications, 2004-11)
    Objective: The printed medium is a popular method to disseminate health information to the South African public. Reader-focused research indicates, however, that most printed health messages do not transfer information ...
  • Kroeze, J.H. (Jan Hendrik); Matthee, Machdel C.; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel) (Department of Knowledge and Information Management, University of Johannesburg, 2004-12)
    When a new discipline emerges, it usually takes some time and a great deal of academic discussion before concepts and terms become standardized. Text mining is one such new discipline. In a groundbreaking article, Untangling ...
  • Ponelis, S.R. (Shana Rachel); Britz, Johannes J. (Department of Knowledge and Information Management, University of Johannesburg, 2004-12)
    Information economics forms part of the discipline of Economics. Often information science curricula also include Information Economics as a separate course or as a component of an Information Science course. Although ...
  • Lor, Peter Johan (Emerald, 2005)
    Purpose – To determine whether repository libraries in developed countries have a role to play in the preservation of the digital resources of developing countries. Design/methodology/approach – Literature-based conceptual ...
  • De Beer, C.S. (Fanie) (Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap & Kuns, 2005-06)
    The controversy about the existence of the world is the point of departure of this article. That there is a world and that this world exists and that many meanings are allocated to this term are all equally true. Their ...
  • Britz, Johannes J. (Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap & Kuns, 2005-06)
    This article focuses on three of the main ethical questions facing the cyber era, namely privacy, information poverty and the relationship between the right of access to information and the right of ownership thereof. The ...
  • Lor, Peter Johan (Emerald, 2006)
    Purpose – The purpose of the paper is to describe the current status of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and outline the challenges it faces in the current environment. ...
  • De Beer, C.S. (Fanie); South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2006)
  • Snyman, M.M.M. (Maria Magdalena Margaretha); Van Rooi, Hazel; Snyman, Retha (Emerald, 2006)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report on the progress of research regarding the opportunities for librarians within the context of knowledge management. Design/methodology/approach – A content analysis of ...
  • Fourie, Ina (Emerald, 2006)
    Purpose – To explore the value of web information-seeking studies for practice, and to bring selected research findings and their potential to the attention of library and information science (LIS) practitioners. ...