Category Archives: News

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In further praise of dissertations

Originally published on The Occasional Informationist blog, 27 April 2020 In a blog post of five years ago, I noted the academic quality and professional relevance of the dissertations produced by CityLIS Masters students, and the wide range of topics … Continue reading

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Tackling Subject Headings

***CityLIS alumna Catherine Jenkins critically evaluates the impact of subject headings with reference to the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) controlled vocabulary. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative.*** Tackling Subject Headings

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Good Neighbours: The Warburg Library Classification Scheme in its Context

***CityLIS alumna Anna Gialdini compares the classification scheme at the Warburg Institute with other Knowledge Classification Schemes to adumbrate how they affect people’s perception of the world.It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes … Continue reading

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Welcome to IDLE

Our renamed and relaunched Masters module Information and Data, Law and Ethics (IDLE) begins next week, and runs through the spring term. The legal and ethical dimensions of library and information science have always been an important feature of the … Continue reading

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Student Perspectives: How public libraries are using makerspace technology to allow their users to create and innovate

Student Perspectives is our series of posts written by current CityLIS students. This post is written by Ellena Moyse looks at the american innovation of the Makerspace in public libraries. Ellena is on Twitter:@ElleMoyse Makerspace (definition): “A place in which … Continue reading

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