service science and the information professional

Service Science And The Information Professional
Author: Yvonne de Grandbois
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
Release Date: 2013-10-31
Pages: 136
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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As we transition to a service and information-based economy, information specialists are projected onto the leading edge of an emerging science. Service Science and theInformation Professional demonstrates how the power of this new transdisciplinary field can inform and transform the current information professional world. Service Science is about people, technology, information, and organizations. Service Science can be of great benefit to Information Centres everywhere, and Information Service outlets can be a tremendous field of research for this new science. iSchools and Schools of Information Studies can join Computer Science, Engineering and Business Schools in receiving research grants for the development of Service Science. Information professionals need to know this new discipline and be inspired to participate in it. Describes service science and its increasing relevance as a discipline Provides relevant information to those pursuing interests in Information science, Information literacy, service science, and information management illustrates that the transition to a service and information-based economy will require libraries to deal with both information and services Explains why information professionals need to know more about this emerging field Shows the value of research, and the importance of participating in this field

Knowledge Management For The Information Professional
Author: American Society for Information Science
Publisher: Information Today, Inc.
Release Date: 2000
Pages: 598
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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With contributions from 26 leading KM practitioners, academicians, and information professionals, editors Srikantaiah and Koenig bridge the gap between two distinct perspectives, equipping information professionals with the tools to make a broader and more effective contribution in developing KM systems and creating a knowledge management culture within their organizations.

E Government ICT Professionalism And Competences Service Science
Author: Antonino Mazzeo
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2008-07-08
Pages: 308
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of Industry Oriented Conferences held at IFIP 20th World Computer Congress in September 2008. The IFIP series publishes state-of-the-art results in the sciences and technologies of information and communication. The scope of the series includes: foundations of computer science; software theory and practice; education; computer applications in technology; communication systems; systems modeling and optimization; information systems; computers and society; computer systems technology; security and protection in information processing systems; artificial intelligence; and human-computer interaction. Proceedings and post-proceedings of refereed international conferences in computer science and interdisciplinary fields are featured. These results often precede journal publication and represent the most current research. The principal aim of the IFIP series is to encourage education and the dissemination and exchange of information about all aspects of computing.

Introduction To The Library And Information Professions
Author: Robert Grover
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Pages: 194
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Introduction To The Library And Information Professions  2nd Edition
Author: Roger C. Greer
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release Date: 2013-06-11
Pages: 197
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This comprehensive book prepares readers for a changing profession in the library and information field, presenting a holistic approach that examines theories and models and utilizes creative problem-solving strategies. • Provides a current, detailed, and creative introduction to the library and information profession for students in LIS programs as well as practicing professionals seeking continuing education • Presents a framework for thinking about the library and information profession through thoughtful models and theories, which place it in the context of general service professions in society • Builds upon the works of such professional luminaries as Pierce Butler, Verner Clapp, Ralph Shaw, and Jesse Shera to create expanded theories and updated models

Technological Applications And Advancements In Service Science  Management  And Engineering
Author: Galup, Stuart D.
Publisher: IGI Global
Release Date: 2012-05-31
Pages: 382
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Services play a central role in the economies of nations and in global commerce, and to some extent we are all in the field of service. Technological Applications and Advancements in Service Science, Management, and Engineering is a compendium of research that proves to be an indispensable resource for cutting-edge knowledge in service science understood as a broad research field that embodies all the aspects that relate to services, their planning, design, operation, evaluation, and improvement. Perfect for academic researchers and practicing professionals, this volume serves as a vehicle for the development of service science and how good services are devised and engineered to get the maximum value for their efforts.

Practical Data Science For Information Professionals
Author: David Stuart
Publisher: Facet Publishing
Release Date: 2020-07-24
Pages: 208
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Practical Data Science for Information Professionals provides an accessible introduction to a potentially complex field, providing readers with an overview of data science and a framework for its application. It provides detailed examples and analysis on real data sets to explore the basics of the subject in three principle areas: clustering and social network analysis; predictions and forecasts; and text analysis and mining. As well as highlighting a wealth of user-friendly data science tools, the book also includes some example code in two of the most popular programming languages (R and Python) to demonstrate the ease with which the information professional can move beyond the graphical user interface and achieve significant analysis with just a few lines of code. After reading, readers will understand: · the growing importance of data science · the role of the information professional in data science · some of the most important tools and methods that information professionals can use. Bringing together the growing importance of data science and the increasing role of information professionals in the management and use of data, Practical Data Science for Information Professionals will provide a practical introduction to the topic specifically designed for the information community. It will appeal to librarians and information professionals all around the world, from large academic libraries to small research libraries. By focusing on the application of open source software, it aims to reduce barriers for readers to use the lessons learned within.

Handbook Of Service Science
Author: Paul P. Maglio
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2010-06-14
Pages: 758
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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As the service sector expands into the global economy, a new science of service is emerging, one that is dedicated to encouraging service innovation by applying scientific understanding, engineering discipline, and management practice to designing, improving, and scaling service systems. Handbook of Service Science takes the first major steps to clarifying the definition, role, and future of this nascent field. Incorporating work by scholars from across the spectrum of service research, the volume presents multidisciplinary perspectives on the nature and theory of service, on current research and practice in design, operations, delivery, and innovation of service, and on future opportunities and potential of service research. Handbook of Service Science provides a comprehensive reference suitable for a wide-reaching audience including researchers, practitioners, managers, and students who aspire to learn about or to create a deeper scientific foundation for service design and engineering, service experience and marketing, and service management and innovation.

Management Basics For Information Professionals  Third Edition
Author: G. Edward Evans
Publisher: American Library Association
Release Date: 2013
Pages: 600
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Reflecting the rapidly changing information services environment, the third edition of this bestselling title offers updates and a broader scope to make it an even more comprehensive introduction to library management. Addressing the basic skills good library managers must exercise throughout their careers, this edition includes a completely new chapter on management ethics. Evans and Alire also pay close attention to management in "new normal" straitened economic conditions and offer updates on technological topics like social media. Among the areas covered are The managerial environment, including organizational skill sets, the importance of a people-friendly organization, and legal issues Managerial skills such as planning, accountability, trust and delegation, decision making, principles of effective organizational communication, fostering change and innovation, quality control, and marketing Key points on leadership, team-building, and human resource management Budget, resource, and technology management Why ethics matter Tips for planning a library career, with a look at the work/life debate

Online Information Services In The Social Sciences
Author: Neil Jacobs
Publisher: Elsevier
Release Date: 2004-05-31
Pages: 268
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Information professionals are increasingly responsible not only for running traditional information and library services but also for providing an online presence for their organisation. This book shows how best practice in delivering online information services should be based on actual user needs and behaviour. A series of case studies provide real life examples of how social science information is being used in the community. The book then draws on these case studies to outline the main issues facing service providers: such as usability, metadata and management. The book concludes with a look to the future and how both technological and organisational changes will shape online information services. Case studies show how - in practical terms - information science issues relate to users’ behaviour Written by experts in the field, with each chapter drawing on both case studies and extensive experience in the field Can be used as a detailed reference or an overview

Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Science
Author: Allen Kent
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 1991-07-19
Pages: 392
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."

U  And E Service  Science And Technology
Author: Tai-hoon Kim
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2011-11-29
Pages: 348
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conference, UNESST 2011, held as Part of the Future Generation Information Technology Conference, FGIT 2011, Jeju Island, Korea, in December 2011. The papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions and focuse on the various aspects of u- and e-service, science and technology.

Service Science
Author: Harry Katzan
Publisher:
Release Date: 2008
Pages: 202
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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If you want to have the competitive edge in your personal and professional life, then it's imperative to understand service science. Service in itself can be described as a client/provider interaction that creates and captures value, while a service system is defined as a structure of people and technology that adapts to the changing value of knowledge in the system. Combined, these two concepts form service science. Harry Katzan, Jr., director of the Service Science Institute of Hilton Head, takes a closer look at this newly emerging scientific field for academics and practitioners alike in Service Science. With an easy-to-understand format, Harry Katzan, Jr. offers a comprehensive introduction to service science for people in business, education, and government. Useful as a textbook and a professional guide, this innovative study contains eight chapters that each end with a comprehensive summary, a list of key words, questions, and additional selected readings. In addition, Harry Katzan, Jr. provides concrete examples and in-depth discussion on such timely topics as: Service concepts Service systems Information services Service management Service business Service technology Service science has been touted as the up-and-coming discipline for the twenty-first century. Learn more about this exciting field and change how you think and perceive your world with Service Science!

Progressive Trends In Knowledge And System Based Science For Service Innovation
Author: Kosaka, Michitaka
Publisher: IGI Global
Release Date: 2013-10-31
Pages: 511
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Scientific investigation in the service industry has produced a major effect on productivity and quality in order to lead to new services. With ever-evolving internet technologies and information environments, system science and knowledge science seem to be an effective tool for service innovation in the 21st century. Progressive Trends in Knowledge and System-Based Science for Service Innovation illustrates new approaches to service innovation and new methodologies from the knowledge science and system science perspectives. Practitioners and researchers interested in knowing more about practical theories and successful examples in service science will find this book to be a vital asset to their studies.

Animal And Plant Health Inspection Service  Science And Education Administration
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies
Publisher:
Release Date: 1979
Pages:
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Knowledge Into Action  Research And Evaluation In Library And Information Science
Author: Danny P. Wallace
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release Date: 2012-06-12
Pages: 388
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The only book currently available that comprehensively integrates research and evaluation for evidence-based library and information science practice.

National Park Service Science In The 21st Century
Author:
Publisher:
Release Date: 2004
Pages: 15
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Historical Studies In Information Science
Author: Trudi Bellardo Hahn
Publisher: Information Today, Inc.
Release Date: 1998
Pages: 326
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The field of information science has a broad history spanning nearly a century. "Historical Studies in Information Science focuses on the progression of this dynamic and evolving industry by looking at some of its pioneers. This informative volume concentrates on the following areas: Historiography of Information Science; Paul Otlet and His Successors; Techniques, Tools, and Systems; People and Organizations; Theoretical Topics; and Literature.

Information Science In Theory And Practice
Author: Alina Vickery
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Pages: 414
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Continuing Professional Development   Preparing For New Roles In Libraries  A Voyage Of Discovery
Author: Paul Genoni
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Release Date: 2006-05-02
Pages: 307
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Librarians and information workers the world over are faced with the constant challenge of remaining abreast of developments in their field. Rapid changes in technology and workplace roles threaten to make their skills obsolete unless they undertake constant professional development. This international collection presents a comprehensive overview of current continuing professional development theory and practice for those who manage and work in library and information services. Papers by academics and practitioners describe numerous innovative responses to emerging continuing education and training needs, including workplace learning; individual learning and learning organisations.