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This article draws from the first national sample survey evidence and detailed case studies of both the long-standing grade of Nursing Auxiliary/Assistant and of the new grade of 'Health Care Assistant/Support Worker' in the NHS. It argues for a fundamental re-evaluation of the real competencies of non-registered caregivers, and of their potential to(More)
Purpose-The paper explores the question of whether the differences between meaning in philosophy and meaning in information retrieval (IR) have implications for the use of philosophy in supporting research in IR. Design/methodology/approach-Conceptual analysis and literature review. Findings-There are some differences in the role of meaning in terms of(More)
Some rights reserved. For more information, please see the item record link above. Title A bibliometric study of video retrieval evaluation benchmarking (TRECVid) : a methodological analysis Abstract This paper provides a discussion and analysis of methodological issues encountered during a scholarly impact and bibliometric study within the field of(More)
Some rights reserved. For more information, please see the item record link above. Title Dilemmas in information science (IS) and information retrieval (IR): recurring challenges or new solutions? Abstract Purpose-This paper analyses the extent to which understanding IS and IR as disciplines characterised by intractable dilemmas is a useful conceptual(More)
Do RFIDs (radio frequency identifier devices) provide new ethical dilemmas for librarians and information professionals? a b s t r a c t This paper provides an analysis of the current and potential ethical implications of RFID technology for the library and information professions. These issues are analysed as a series of ethical dilemmas, or(More)