Overview of theory and practice in library and information science research in Asia-Oceania

Du, Jia Tina and Zhu, Qinghua and Koronios, Andy (2014) Overview of theory and practice in library and information science research in Asia-Oceania. In: Library and information science research in Asia-Oceania: theory and practice. Advances in Library and Information Science (ALIS) Book Series. IGI Publishing (IGI Global), United States, pp. 1-6. ISBN 9781466651586

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Abstract

This chapter provides a concise overview dealing with the theory and practice in Library and Information Science (LIS) research development in Asia-Oceania. It also provides the reader with an introduction to the sections and the individual chapters of the book. The field of LIS has experienced significant growth, both in the number of LIS schools and research outputs, in recent years in the region. As a professional field, both theory and practice are viewed as equally important for the development of the LIS discipline. In this book, both theoretical as well as practical work in LIS research in Asia-Oceania region is presented. © 2014 by IGI Global. All rights reserved.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: No Faculty
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2018 05:42
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2018 04:22
Uncontrolled Keywords: library and information science research
Fields of Research : 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080799 Library and Information Studies not elsewhere classified
Identification Number or DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5158-6
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/34935

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