Browsing Research Articles (Information Science) by Author "Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel)"

Browsing Research Articles (Information Science) by Author "Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel)"

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  • De Boer, Ann-Louise; Du Toit, Pieter Hertzog; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel) (Vaal Triangle Faculty of Northwest University in South Africa, 2015-11)
    The interconnectedness of the constructs ‘whole brain® thinking’ and ‘multiple intelligence’ forms the epicentre of this article. We depart from the premise that when whole brain® thinking is activated multiple intelligence ...
  • De Beer, Koos; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel) (Emerald, 2016)
    PURPOSE : The purpose of this paper is to present the gathering, integration and analysis of digital information sources for the creation of a conceptual framework for alternate reality games (ARGs). ARGs hold potential ...
  • Chikonzo, Agnes Chitsidzo; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel); Kusekwa, Lovemore; Mushowani, Aston (Archlib Information Service, 2014)
    The study was an assessment of changing needs of information professionals in Zimbabwe. Results from this study were aimed at informing library and information science curricula of professional development initiatives ...
  • Britz, Johannes J.; Lor, Peter Johan; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel) (Elsevier, 2007-06)
    This article deals with a proposed initiative to train library managers on the African continent. It is argued that such an education initiative will contribute to the socio-economic development of Africa. Issues addressed ...
  • De Boer, Ann-Louise; Du Toit, Pieter Hertzog; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel); Scheepers, M.D. (Maria Detken) (Walter de Gruyter, 2012-06)
    The Department of Information Science in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria is responsible for offering a semester module on Information Literacy to ...
  • Kroeze, J.H. (Jan Hendrik); Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel); Matthee, Machdel C. (Vaal Triangle Faculty of Northwest University in South Africa, 2010-07)
    A language-oriented, multi-dimensional database of the linguistic characteristics of the Hebrew text of the Old Testament can enable researchers to do ad hoc queries. XML is a suitable technology to transform free text ...
  • Bothma, P.; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel); Cronje, Johannes Christoffel (Unisa Press, 2008)
    This article reports on a pilot project which was developed to meet the needs of specific research groups for a collaborative workspace. Such a system was deemed necessary because of today’s global network of researchers ...
  • 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 ...
  • Prinsloo, Danie J. (Daniel Jacobus), 1953-; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel); Heid, Ulrich; Prinsloo, Daniel J. (Buro van die WAT, 2017)
    This article introduces a prototype of a writing (and learning) assistant for verbal relative clauses of the African language Sepedi, accessible from within a dictionary or from a word processor. It is an example of how a ...
  • De Boer, Ann-Louise; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel); Du Toit, Pieter Hertzog (Walter de Gruyter, 2011-03)
    This article reports a research project in which the thinking preferences of a group of students enrolled for a module on information literacy at the University of Pretoria were determined. Annually about 7 000 first-year ...
  • Ball, L.H. (Liezl Hilde); Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel) (Emerald, 2018)
    PURPOSE : The purpose of this paper is to identify criteria according to which e-dictionaries can be evaluated. Information technology can be used to enhance e-dictionaries, but if not done carefully, information tools ...
  • Jerrett, Adam; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel); De Beer, Koos (Emerald, 2017)
    PURPOSE : Teaching students/library patrons twenty-first century literacies (such as information and library literacies) is important within a library setting. As such, finding an appropriate manner to teach these skills ...
  • Ball, L.H. (Liezl Hilde); Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel) (Emerald, 2018)
    PURPOSE : The purpose of this paper is to discuss the heuristic evaluations of five e-dictionaries according to the criteria developed by Ball and Bothma (2018). E-dictionaries are increasingly making use of modern information ...
  • Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel); Bergenholtz, Henning (Library & Information Association of South Africa, 2013)
    For the past twenty years phrases such as “stable information needs”, “unstable information needs” or “information needs changing over time” are found in many contributions to information science. At first view these ...
  • Fourie, Ina; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel) (Emerald, 2007)
    PURPOSE : The purpose of this article is to alert researchers to software for web tracking of information seeking behaviour, and to offer a list of criteria that will make it easier to select software. A selection of ...
  • Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel); Tarp, Sven (Buro van die WAT/SU LIS, 2012)
    Until recently, lexicography and information science could rightly be considered two disciplines which had developed along parallel lines but with no or very little formal relation between them. Although the two disciplines ...
  • De Boer, Ann-Louise; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel); Olwagen, Johan (Library & Information Association of South Africa, 2012-07-05)
    Library leaders may not be fully equipped to deal with the demands and rigours of the digital age and its consumers. The advent of the internet, search engines and social media require a paradigm shift in the development ...
  • Kroeze, J.H. (Jan Hendrik); Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel); Matthee, Machdel C. (Unisa Press, 2011)
    The article focuses on the conversion of linguistic data between an XML data cube and a three-dimensional array structure in Visual Basic 6 in order to eventually facilitate data access and manipulation. After a ...
  • Scheepers, M.D. (Maria Detken); De Boer, Ann-Louise; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel); Du Toit, Pieter Hertzog (Library & Information Association of South Africa, 2011-04-30)
    The University of Pretoria introduced a compulsory Information Literacy module to address the need for delivering motivated knowledgeable employees that embrace information and have the skills to find, select and use ...
  • Fourie, Ina; Bitso, Constance Majomane Likonelo; Bothma, T.J.D. (Theodorus Jan Daniel) (Emerald, 2014)
    PURPOSE : The purpose of this paper is to raise awareness of the importance for library and information services (LIS) to take the responsibility to find a manageable way to regularly monitor internet censorship in their ...