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Niqresh, Mohamed – International Education Studies, 2019
This research discusses the electronic resources, types and divisions, it also deals with mechanism for evaluation resources of electronic information in general with concentration on concept of assessment and evaluation objectives as well as the organizers of the process in addition, the research also shows benefits of evaluation and its impact…
Descriptors: Information Sources, Barriers, Evaluation Methods, Information Retrieval
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Borba, Marcelo C.; Askar, Petek; Engelbrecht, Johann; Gadanidis, George; Llinares, Salvador; Aguilar, Mario Sánchez – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2016
In this literature survey we focus on identifying recent advances in research on digital technology in the field of mathematics education. To conduct the survey we have used internet search engines with keywords related to mathematics education and digital technology and have reviewed some of the main international journals, including the ones in…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Electronic Learning, Mathematics Education, Influence of Technology
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Yang, Le – College & Research Libraries, 2016
This study analyzed digital item metadata and keywords from Internet search engines to learn what metadata elements actually facilitate discovery of digital collections through Internet keyword searching and how significantly each metadata element affects the discovery of items in a digital repository. The study found that keywords from Internet…
Descriptors: Metadata, Internet, Electronic Libraries, Search Engines
Romiszowski, Alexander; Rushby, Nick – Educational Technology, 2015
The theme of this article is that educational technologists are particularly bad at remembering the lessons from the past. We fail to remember what went before--whether the projects were successes or failures. This article explores why this might be, why in particular we fail to profit from failures, and what steps we might take to help…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, History, Memory, Educational Research
Yang, Seungwon – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Identifying topics of a textual document is useful for many purposes. We can organize the documents by topics in digital libraries. Then, we could browse and search for the documents with specific topics. By examining the topics of a document, we can quickly understand what the document is about. To augment the traditional manual way of topic…
Descriptors: Information Science, Library Science, Electronic Libraries, Information Retrieval
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Xu, Beijie; Recker, Mimi – Educational Technology & Society, 2012
Teachers and students increasingly enjoy unprecedented access to abundant web resources and digital libraries to enhance and enrich their classroom experiences. However, due to the distributed nature of such systems, conventional educational research methods, such as surveys and observations, provide only limited snapshots. In addition,…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Instructional Design, Mixed Methods Research, Use Studies
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Poulos, Marios; Korfiatis, Nikolaos; Bokos, George – Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, 2011
Purpose: This paper aims to present the semantic content identifier (SCI), a permanent identifier, computed through a linear-time onion-peeling algorithm that enables the extraction of semantic features from a text, and the integration of this information within the permanent identifier. Design/methodology/approach: The authors employ SCI to…
Descriptors: Semantics, Copyrights, Electronic Libraries, Internet
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McDonnell, Michael; Shiri, Ali – Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce the notion of social search as a new concept, drawing upon the patterns of web search behaviour. It aims to: define social search; present a taxonomy of social search; and propose a user-centred social search method. Design/methodology/approach: A mixed method approach was adopted to investigate…
Descriptors: Internet, Social Networks, Search Engines, Search Strategies
Huang, Jian – ProQuest LLC, 2010
With the increasing wealth of information on the Web, information integration is ubiquitous as the same real-world entity may appear in a variety of forms extracted from different sources. This dissertation proposes supervised and unsupervised algorithms that are naturally integrated in a scalable framework to solve the entity resolution problem,…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Language Processing, Profiles, Social Networks
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Nodenot, Thierry; Sallaberry, Christian; Gaio, Mauro – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2010
Geographically related queries form nearly one-fifth of all queries submitted to the Excite search engine and the most frequently occurring terms are names of places. This paper focuses on digital libraries and extends the basic services of existing library management systems to include new ones that are dedicated to geographic information…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Geography Instruction, Electronic Libraries, Internet
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Corbett, Patrick – Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 2010
This article presents a consideration of how students' existing information-seeking behaviors affect traditional methods of teaching library research in first-year writing courses and offers an alternative method that uses both library and popular Internet search tools. It addresses one aspect of the ongoing pedagogical struggle with new…
Descriptors: Freshman Composition, Library Research, Familiarity, Search Engines
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Arendt, Julie; Wagner, Cassie – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2010
Web site usage statistics are a widely used tool for Web site development, but libraries are still learning how to use them successfully. This case study summarizes how Morris Library at Southern Illinois University Carbondale implemented Google Analytics on its Web site and used the reports to inform a site redesign. As the main campus library at…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Web Sites, Research Universities
Connaway, Lynn Silipigni; Radford, Marie L. – OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., 2011
As individuals become more and more comfortable mediating all kinds of situations online and through various technologies, their virtual selves increasingly overlap their "real" lives. Posting a "happy birthday!" message on Facebook is as automatic as dropping a card in the mail. E-mailing relevant links to co-workers happens as naturally as…
Descriptors: Internet, Information Seeking, Reference Materials, Reference Services
Porter, Brandi – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Millennial students make up a large portion of undergraduate students attending colleges and universities, and they have a variety of online resources available to them to complete academically related information searches, primarily Web based and library-based online information retrieval systems. The content, ease of use, and required search…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Investigations, Familiarity, Search Strategies