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Volume 7 No 1 October 2001

ISSN 1368-1613

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ball General Editorial

Special Issue on Environmental Scanning and Competitive Intelligence

ball Issue Editorial

ball Environmental scanning as information seeking and organizational learning, by Chun Wei Choo, University of Toronto, Canada

ball Scanning and vicarious learning from adverse events in health care, by Anu MacIntosh-Murray, University of Toronto, Canada

ball Factors influencing environmental scanning in the organizational context, by Zita Correia, National Institute for Engineering and Industrial Technology, Lisbon, Portugal and T.D. Wilson, University of Sheffield, UK

ball Information as a tool for management decision making: a case study of Singapore, by Shrianjani Marie (Gina) de Alwis, Singapore Institute of Management and Susan Ellen Higgins, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

ball Finding competitive intelligence on Internet start-up companies: a study of secondary resource use and information-seeking processes, by Sanda Erdelez, University of Missouri-Columbia and Nicole Ware, University of Texas at Austin, USA

ball Environmental scan on women's health information resources in Ontario, Canada, by Christine Marton, University of Toronto, Canada

ball Intelligence obtained by applying data mining to a database of French theses on the subject of Brazil, by Kira Tarapanoff, Luc Quoniam, Rogério Henrique de Araújo Júnior, and Lillian Alvares, Brazil.

ball Using information technology to support knowledge conversion processes, by Rodrigo Baroni de Carvalho, Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais and Marta Araújo Tavares Ferreira, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Additional Refereed Papers

ball Bibliometrics of electronic journals in information science, by Donald T. Hawkins, Editor-in-Chief, Information Science Abstracts, Medford, NJ, USA

ball Strategy, information processing and scorecard models in the UK financial services sector, by Judith Broady-Preston & Tim Hayward, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK.

Working Paper

ball Focus on further education of librarians in Latvia, by Iveta Gudakovska, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

new  Abstracts in Spanish/Resúmenes en Español  new

Calls for papers

ball  Fourth International Conference on Information Needs, Seeking and Use in Different Context - ISIC2002

ball  Call for Papers: "Knowledge Management and the Emperor's New Clothes" - a special issue of Information Research

What's in the other free e-journals?

Check this page for more papers on information research and practice.


ball  Jean Aitchison, Alan Gilchrist, and David Bawden. Thesaurus construction and use: a practical manual. 4th ed. ASLIB: London, 2000.

ball  Sheila Corrall Strategic management of information services: a planning handbook. London: Aslib/IMI, 2000.

ball  Leo Egghe and Ronald Rousseau  Elementary Statistics for Library and Information Service Management. London: Aslib-IMI, 2001

ball  EndNote 5.0. Berkeley, CA: ISI ResearchSoft.

ball  Lars Höglund, Tom Wilson (eds.).  The new review of information behaviour research. Vol. 1: Studies of information seeking in context. ISIC III, The third international conference on research in information needs, seeking and use in different contexts, Göteborg, 2000. London: Taylor Graham Publishing, 2000

ball  Tania Konn.   Guide to business information on Russia, the NIS and the Baltic States. 3rd ed. London: Aslib-IMI, 2000

ball  Jennifer Rowley and John Farrow.   Organizing knowledge: an introduction to managing access to information. 3rd ed. Aldershot: Gower, 2000.

ball  Raymond A. Wall, Sandy Norman, Paul Pedley, and Frank Harris.  Copyright made easier. 3rd ed. London: Aslib-IMI, 2000

ball  Paul Pedley Free business and industry information on the web. London: Aslib-IMI, 2000

Other links

ball  Check the other resources available at InformationR.net - free resources for information researchers.

Information Research: an international electronic journal, is published four times a year by Professor Tom Wilson of the Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield in association with
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
(Regional Editor, Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh)
University of Tampere, Finland
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