Greetings all! Modules 8 (this week) and 9 (next week) tackle professional ethics and many of the dilemmas information professionals face when providing information to their various communities. Module 8 can be found here.
This week, we will explore the importance of user experience. The link for Module 7 can be found here. You will find an introductory lecture from Aaron Schmidt, as well as some pertinent readings in the realm of UX.
The link for Module 6 can be found here. This module explores community-created information communities and how libraries are working with these groups to enhance services. This module will frame your explorations of community-based resources for future assignments.
This week we look at resources created for our communities by researchers and scholars. The link for Module 5 can be found here.
You’ll find Module 4 here – an introduction to graduate-level research and writing, which will not only help you do the writing assignments for this class, but also with research papers assigned in future courses.
The link for Module 3 can be found here.
Greetings and welcome to our focus on information behavior. Module 2 is where we start looking at theory and research on how people create, use and share information — a foundational characteristic of information communities. From studying the information seeking behaviors of varied and diverse populations to analyzing information activities in online settings, the importance of […]
Greetings all! Our first module begins today. This module explores the nature of information, definitions of community, and how communities form around information and knowledge sharing/creation.