ERIC Number: ED447802
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
ASIS 2000: Knowledge Innovations: Celebrating Our Heritage, Designing Our Future. Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting (63rd, Chicago, Illinois, November 12-16, 2000). Volume 37.
Kraft, Donald H., Ed.
The 2000 ASIS (American Society for Information Science) conference explored knowledge innovation. The tracks in the conference program included knowledge discovery, capture, and creation; classification and representation; information retrieval; knowledge dissemination; and social, behavioral, ethical, and legal aspects. This proceedings is organized along the lines of the schedule of presentation at the conference. Contributed papers and SIG (Special Interest Group) sessions for Monday cover the following topics: characteristics of searchers; scholars' use of the World Wide Web; impact of statewide database licensing; group information behaviors; information policies; searching over multiple sessions; crossing the digital divide; and classification, storage, and retrieval. Contributed papers and SIG sessions for Tuesday cover ordering information; visual display of information spaces; knowledge development and text mining tools; and assessing the Web and digital libraries. Contributed papers and SIG sessions for Wednesday cover evaluating documents found/retrieved; emerging models for knowledge management; and information seeking in industrial research and development. The section for Thursday includes reports of SIG sessions and a paper on the electronic book. Most papers contain references. (MES)
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Information Management, Information Policy, Information Processing, Information Seeking, Innovation, Models, Research and Development, Search Strategies, World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Society for Information Science, Washington, DC.