Social Sciences (Books and Journals)
- Library Management From Nbr. 5-4, April 1984 to Nbr. 41-2/3, March 2020 Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2021
- Renewal From Vol. 14 Nbr. 3, September 2006 to Vol. 27 Nbr. 3, September 2019 Lawrence & Wishart Ltd., 2009
- Power Laws in the Information Production Process: Lotkaian Informetrics by: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2005
- Hanging in the balance: the democratic economy after Corbyn.
- Ideas of England.
- The dog that didn't bark: inflation and power in the contemporary capitalist state.
- The end of illusions.
- The long road back for Labour in Scotland.
- A Constitutional Convention for the Labour Party.
- Why we don't need a 'strong leader'.
- The Green New Deal and global justice.
- WHERE NEXT FOR LABOUR? Getting the basics right.
- GLOBAL JUSTICE IN THE 2020s: Technology and inequality: can we decolonise the digital world?
- Two new socialist manifestos.
- Where next for the Green New Deal?
Work–life balance of librarians at the Kenneth Dike library in Nigeria. Implications for the provision of library services
Purpose: This study examined the interceding influence of work–life balance (WLB) among library staff at the Kenneth Dike Library and its implication for the provision of information. The research sought to respond to the following questions: the effect of demographic variables on the WLB of librarians and their perceptions of WLB within the intimate environment. Design/methodology/approach:...
Free and for all? A comparative study of programs with user fees in North American and Danish public libraries
Purpose: As a research topic within the field of LIS, programs in public libraries are underexplored, and the question of user fees for programs has not previously been addressed. Design/methodology/approach: This article compares data collected from two individually conducted studies of public library programs in North America and Denmark to enrich our understanding of user fees in relation to...
Recruitment and retention strategies of LIS students and professionals from underrepresented groups in the United States
Purpose: The American Library Association has worked for decades to increase its diversity of individuals from underrepresented groups; however, existing diversity programs in the United States yield just enough new library and information science professionals to replace those retiring or leaving the profession prematurely. Design/methodology/approach: This paper involved performing a review of
Bulgarian authors’ open access awareness and preferences
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the findings of a survey of Bulgarian faculty about the extent to which their research is openly available, awareness of the European Union Competitiveness Council open access goal, support for the goal and preferences for achieving it. Design/methodology/approach: The authors conducted a survey of 584 faculty at six universities in Bulgaria...
Toward becoming an inclusive library. Integrating Sustainable Development Goal 5 in the library agenda
Purpose: The library's role in promoting and supporting the United Nations Agenda for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) is beyond borders. It has the capacity to be a powerful driving force in leading exemplary programs that will transform society in many dimensions. This paper will share the value of libraries in integrating SDG's into their work and how it can positively advocate for change...
- Democratic employee ownership and challenging the ideology of 'shareholder value'.
- Nationalism, the mob and left dreams.
- Pitfalls and promises for workplace democracy.
- The unexpected return of alienation: job dissatisfaction, 'burnout' and work estrangement in the NHS.
- EDITORIAL: If the tide goes out.
- Inclusive Ownership Funds - a trade union perspective.
- Public ownership and the socialisation of production in the German Revolution of 1918-19.
- Why Labour must be the party of migration justice.
- Deliberative democracy and the devolution of power in Camden.
- Inclusive Ownership Funds: a transatlantic agenda for transformative change.
- The international institutional turn: the missing ingredient in Labour's new political economy.
Does postgraduate degree make any difference in job performance of information professionals?
Purpose: Since 2005, various public and private sector institutions have been offering a postgraduate degree in Library and Information Management (LIM) in Pakistan and a good number of professionals working in different sectors have got MPhil degree. However, locally, no study has been conducted to measure the impact of higher education on the job performance of information professionals (IPs)...
Does size matter? In-library study of two Canadian public library branches
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to summarize a library use study of the central and community branches of a Canadian public library. An exit survey documented the in-branch activities of users as a part of a library strategic planning process. Survey results were used in combination with branch statistics, postal code circulation statistics, neighbourhood demographics and other data sources