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Information and digital literacies: a review of concepts
  • D. Bawden
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • J. Documentation
  • 1 April 2001
TLDR
The concept of ‘literacy’ is expanded to include newer forms of literacy, more suitable for complex information environments, and related concepts, including computer literacy, library literacy, network literacy, Internet literacy and hyper‐literacy are discussed. Expand
The dark side of information: overload, anxiety and other paradoxes and pathologies
TLDR
The article considers the changing contexts of information communication, with some caveats about the identification of `pathologies of information', and analyses the changes over time in the way in which issues of the quantity and quality of information available have been regarded. Expand
Complex Knowledge: Studies in Organizational Epistemology
  • D. Bawden
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • J. Documentation
  • 31 July 2007
What do you do to start reading complex knowledge studies in organizational epistemology? Searching the book that you love to read first or find an interesting book that will make you want to read?Expand
Thesaurus Construction and Use: A Practical Manual
Nature, purposes and uses of thesauri planning and design of thesauri standards for thesaurus construction and development vocabulary control specificity and compound terms structure andExpand
Memory Practices in the Sciences
  • D. Bawden
  • Computer Science
  • J. Documentation
  • 1 September 2006
"Mr Swivett, approaching a facial lividity that would alarm a Physician, were one present, now proclaims, 'Not only did they insult the God-given structure of the Year, they also put us on CatholicExpand
Information systems and the stimulation of creativity
  • D. Bawden
  • Computer Science
  • J. Inf. Sci.
  • 1 August 1986
TLDR
The changes necessary to enable 'formal' library/information channels to play a fuller part in stimulating creativity are discussed and the implications of new information technology, particularly for the convergence of formal and informal communication channels, are considered. Expand
Perspectives on information overload
Information overload is by no means a new concept, but has come to prominence during the last decade. This paper reviews the nature and causes of overload, and considers possible solutions, bothExpand
What kind of resource is information
TLDR
The resource view of information is a useful analogy, but it should not be pushed too far. Expand
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