Category Archives: CityLIS Writes

*** This category collects essays and reports written by CityLIS students. All the essays are reproduced with permission, and copyright remains with the author.

The essays are published here to encourage our current students to engage with written communication throughout their careers, and also as an education resource for other students, whether in library & information science, or a related area.

No supervisor comments or marks on the essays are shown. Whilst each of the essays published on the CityLIS Blog was awarded over 60% (merit), the published articles have been chosen by the course team as being not only well written, but also of wider interest to the LIS community and related disciplines. Constructive comments from classmates and the wider LIS community positively encouraged. :) ***

The Developments in Scholarly Communication

***This analysis was written by CityLIS student Nicolas Dunn in April 2019. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative.*** In this essay, an assessment will be made on the implications of changing … Continue reading

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Changes to STEM Scholarly Communication

***This essay was written by CityLIS student Camilla Paffey in April 2019. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative.*** The means by which academics have traditionally disseminated their findings has a rich … Continue reading

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Collection Development Strategy Report – Tyndale House Library Cambridge

***This analysis was written by CityLIS student Bethany Sherwood in January 2019. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative.*** Collection Development Strategy Report – Tyndale House Library Cambridge Background to the organisation and library: … Continue reading

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An analysis and evaluation of an article from the Journal of Information Science

***This analysis was written by CityLIS student Timothy Spring in January 2019. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative.*** Introduction For this assignment, I have chosen to evaluate the article ‘Academics’ attitudes towards peer … Continue reading

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How has the catalogue developed from the ancient world until the 21st Century? What current questions does cataloguing face?

***This essay was written by CityLIS student Monica Boria in January 2019. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative.*** The writer and bibliophile Alberto Manguel maintains that “the subjects or categories into which a library is … Continue reading

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