Category Archives: Reflections and Research

***This category collects posts from CityLIS researchers on topics relevant to Library and Information Science. ***

LIS PhD Idea: ‘In Search of Understanding’

This post originally appeared on 05/04/2017, on thelynxiblog.com *** The School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering at City, University of London is offering 5 doctoral scholarships for research students who wish to start in September 2017. The School is … Continue reading

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CityLIS Research Student Profile: Jerald Cavanagh

*** We are delighted to welcome three new research students to CityLIS for 16/17. In this post, Jerald Cavanagh tells us a little about his background and shares his initial research plans. Jerald will examine, explore and evaluate the different … Continue reading

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#citylis Reflections and Research: Gutta percha: forgotten material of the communication revolution by David Bawden

This #citylis Reflections and Research post is by David Bawden and looks at a material oft forgotten in discussions on the communication revolution… *** Few other materials have had such a revolutionary impact on the world. And few others have … Continue reading

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#citylis Reflections and Research: Why LIS doesn’t have a quick fix for the post-factual society … and why that’s OK by David Bawden

This #citylis Reflections and Research post is by David Bawden and how Library and Information Science can help in a post-factual society. *** The irony is that by now it was supposed to be perfect. For most of my working … Continue reading

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CityLIS Research Student Profile: Ian Rodwell

— We are delighted to have three new research students joining us at CityLIS during 16/17. In this post, Ian Rodwell shares initial thoughts on his research area, as he begins his journey as a part-time PhD student. Ian will … Continue reading

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