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Publications: a selection of papers for journals, conferences, etc.

Trust in health care: an information perspective, by L. Höglund, E. Maceviciute, and T.D. Wilson, in: Proceedings of iSHIMR 2003. The eighth International Symposium for Health Information Management Research, Borås, Sweden, 1-3 June 2003. p.102-113

'Information management'. In: International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science, 2nd ed. Edited by John Feather and Paul Sturges. London: Routledge, 2002

Alfred Schutz, phenomenology and research methodology for information behaviour research  Draft of a paper delivered at ISIC 2002, Fourth International Conference on Information Seeking in Context, Lisbon, September, 2002

Philosophical foundations and research relevance: issues for information research. A paper delivered at CoLIS4 - Fourth International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science: Emerging Frameworks and Method, University of Washington, Seattle, USA, July 21 to 25, 2002

'Information science' and research methods. In Knižnicná a informacná veda [Library and Information Science], XIX, 2002, 63-71. (Published by the Department of Library and Information Science, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic.)

Plus ça change, plus c'est different: a report from the KALIPER Project on six case studies in LIS education, by Victoria Marshall, Thomas D. Wilson, Joanne Gard Marshall, and Roma Harris. A paper delivered by Victoria Marshall at the ALISE Annual Conference January 11 - 14, 2000, Gunter Hotel, San Antonio, Texas

Information Research: a case study in the free electronic publication of research.  An updated version of a paper given at the 6. Internationalen Symposiums für Informationswissenschaft, Prag, 3rd-7th November 1998

Modelling the information user: the wider perspective. A paper delivered at the INFOTECH '95 Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 1995

"In the beginning was the Word..." Social and economic factors in scholarly electronic communication.Paper delivered at the ELVIRA Conference, 1995.

Education for Information and the Internet: Guest Editorial for Education for Information, 1995.

Information-seeking Behaviour: Designing Information Systems to meet our Clients' Needs. A paper delivered at ACURIL: Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries. XXV Conference, 1995, San Juan, Puerto Rico

The role of the librarian in the 21st Century. Keynote address for the Library Association Northern Branch Conference, Longhirst, Northumberland, 17th November 1995.

Monitoring and Evaluating Information-Related Research: draft of a paper delivered at a European Conference on funding research in the library and information studies field organized by the British Library R & D Department in December 1994

Information needs and uses: fifty years of progress, in: B.C. Vickery, (Ed.), Fifty years of information progress: a Journal of Documentation review, (pp. 15- 51) London: Aslib, 1994.

The implementation of information system strategies in UK companies - aims and barriers to success. Originally published in International Journal of Information Management, 9 (1989) 245-258

Towards an information management curriculum. Draft of a paper published in Journal of Information Science, 15 (1989) 203-210

Domains and cultures: the context of communication. originally presented at a national conference of probation research and information staff in 1987

Evaluation strategies for library/information systems.  A paper delivered to a conference in Sweden in the mid-1980s.

The internal dissemination and impact of in-house research in Social Services Departments. Research Policy and Planning, 4(1), (1986) 19-24

Information needs in social services: an overview. [Ms. of a paper published in New information technology in management and practice, edited by Gordon Horobin and Stuart Montgomery. London: Kogan Page, 1986. (Research highlights in social work, No. 13) pp.12-24]

Questionnaire design in the context of information research, In: M. Brenner, J. Brown and D. Canter, eds. The research interview: uses and approaches. (pp. 65-77) London: Academic Press, 1985

Information management. The Electronic Library, 3(1), 1985, 61-66

The relevance of theory and a new approach to library structure, by D.A. White & T.D. Wilson (1984) Libri, 34(3), 175-185

Environmental monitoring and information management in county planning authorities, by T.D. Wilson & I.M. Masser (1984) In: H.J. Dietschmann, ed. Representation and exchange of knowledge as a basis of information processes. (pp.271-284) Amsterdam: North Holland.

The cognitive approach to information-seeking behaviour and information use. A paper presented at the Seminar on the Psychological Aspects of Information Searching, Copenhagen, 14-18 November, 1983 and published in Social Science Information Studies, 4, 1984, 197-204

Dissemination of in-house research in LASSDs (Local Authority Social Services Departments), by Marian Barnes and Tom Wilson, Research, Policy and Planning, 2 (1984) 19-24

Sociological aspects of information science,  originally published in International Forum on Information and Documentation, 6(2), 1981, 13-18

A case study in qualitative research? Social Science Information Studies, 1, 241-146.

On user studies and information needs. Journal of Documentation, 37(1), 3-15.

Action research and users' needs.  A paper delivered at the 4th International Research Forum in Information Science, Borås, Sweden, 1981.

Learning at a Distance and Library Use: Open University Students and Libraries. [Ms. of a paper published in Libri, 28(4), 1978, 270-282]

Research priorities in social welfare library and information work.  [Ms. of a paper published in Journal of Libarianship, 7(4), 1975, 252-260]

Local library co-operation in the service of higher education. [Published in Journal of Libarianship, 7(3), 1975, 143-152]


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