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#CityLIS Student Perspectives: the widening of library history, part ii / my independent study by Mariana Ou

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current #citylis students. This post is by current #citylis student, Mariana Ou, and is the second part of reflections on her Independent Study about Library History. *** In the part i … Continue reading

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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 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 Reflections and Research: Invented and discovered: mathematics in Popper’s World 3 by David Bawden

This #citylis Reflections and Research post is by David Bawden and looks at the question of whether Mathematics is invented or discovered by humans. *** I have always had an interest in mathematics. This is despite, or perhaps because of, … Continue reading

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