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Conflicts of jurisdiction: An exploratory study of academic, professional, and epistemological norms in library and information science (2009)
Journal Article
Cronin, B., & Davenport, E. (2009). Conflicts of jurisdiction: An exploratory study of academic, professional, and epistemological norms in library and information science. Libri, 46, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1515/libr.1996.46.1.1

Library and information science (LIS) faculty, like their peers in other professional schools, are subject to the demands of at times conflicting jurisdictions: research productivity may clash with professional service, theory building with the devel... Read More about Conflicts of jurisdiction: An exploratory study of academic, professional, and epistemological norms in library and information science.

Mundane knowledge management and microlevel organizational learning: an ethological approach. (2002)
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Davenport, E. (2002). Mundane knowledge management and microlevel organizational learning: an ethological approach. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 53, 1038-1046. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.10110

Knowledge management is discussed in the context of articulation work, that is routine interactions in groups of local practice. In such situations, knowledge is largely acquired and maintained by learning from the appropriate behavior of others by m... Read More about Mundane knowledge management and microlevel organizational learning: an ethological approach..

Internet simulations for teaching, learning and research: an investigation of e-commerce interactions and practice in the Virtual Economy. (2002)
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Horton, K., Davenport, E., Hall, H., & Rosenbaum, H. (2002). Internet simulations for teaching, learning and research: an investigation of e-commerce interactions and practice in the Virtual Economy. Education for Information, 20(3/4), 237-252

In this paper we report upon the Virtual Economy (VE), an Internet simulation which operated for the first time in Spring 2000 involving students at Indiana University, USA and at Napier University, Edinburgh, UK. During 2001, the VE was extended to... Read More about Internet simulations for teaching, learning and research: an investigation of e-commerce interactions and practice in the Virtual Economy..

Knowledge management; semantic drift or conceptual shift? (2000)
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Davenport, E., & Cronin, B. (2000). Knowledge management; semantic drift or conceptual shift?. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 41(4), 294-306. https://doi.org/10.2307/40324047

This paper offers an exploration of knowledge management (KM), a concept only partially understood in domains that use the term. Three such domains are described: library and information science (LIS), business administration, and organization theory... Read More about Knowledge management; semantic drift or conceptual shift?.

Narratives of new media in Scottish households: the evolution of a framework of enquiry. (2000)
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Davenport, E., Higgins, M., & Somerville, I. (2000). Narratives of new media in Scottish households: the evolution of a framework of enquiry. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 51, 900-912. https://doi.org/10.1002/1097-4571%282000%2951%3A103.0.CO%3B2-U

The authors describe a study of the social dynamics of new media in Scottish households. The evolving project drew on dialogues with multiple household members elicited in group conversations. This approach to interviews captured different and confli... Read More about Narratives of new media in Scottish households: the evolution of a framework of enquiry..

Matching partners: tools for social browsing that take people as texts. (1999)
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Davenport, E. (1999). Matching partners: tools for social browsing that take people as texts. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Research, 24, 1-16

The paper describes an emerging research agenda, and some of the preliminary conceptualisations for social browsers than can assist group members who may wish to accomplish tasks together, but are unaware of each other. It is likely that the problem... Read More about Matching partners: tools for social browsing that take people as texts..

Texts at work: some thoughts on "Just for You" service in the context of domain expertise. (1998)
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Davenport, E., & Cronin, B. (1998). Texts at work: some thoughts on "Just for You" service in the context of domain expertise. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 39, 1-12

The authors review a number of approaches to "just for you" service. They suggest that this concept offers opportunities for library and information science (LIS) programs to extend their reach by engaging domain experts who will develop services and... Read More about Texts at work: some thoughts on "Just for You" service in the context of domain expertise..

Telework 96: an international collaborative learning package for information entrepreneurs. (1997)
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Davenport, E., & Wormell, I. (1997). Telework 96: an international collaborative learning package for information entrepreneurs. Education for Information, 15, 43-56

Describes the implementation of an international joint course developed by Queen Margaret College in Scotland and the Royal School of Librarianship in Denmark introducing undergraduate students to tools and issues relevant to teleworking, or working... Read More about Telework 96: an international collaborative learning package for information entrepreneurs..

What does it really cost? allocating indirect costs. (1997)
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Snyder, H., & Davenport, E. (1997). What does it really cost? allocating indirect costs. Bottom Line, 10(4), 158-164. https://doi.org/10.1108/08880459710183035

Better managerial control in terms of decision making and understanding the total costs of a system or service result from allocating indirect costs. Allocation requires a three-step process of selecting cost objectives, pooling related overhead cost... Read More about What does it really cost? allocating indirect costs..

Teleworking 96: an international collaborative learning package for information entrepreneurs. (1997)
Journal Article
Wormell, I., & Davenport, E. (1997). Teleworking 96: an international collaborative learning package for information entrepreneurs. International forum on information and documentation, 21, 17-20

Describes the implementation of an international joint course developed by Queen Margaret College in Scotland and the Royal School of Librarianship in Denmark introducing undergraduate students to tools and issues relevant to teleworking, or working... Read More about Teleworking 96: an international collaborative learning package for information entrepreneurs..

Support issues for case-based learning in an undergraduate human factors class. (1996)
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Buckner, K., & Davenport, E. (1996). Support issues for case-based learning in an undergraduate human factors class. Education for Information, 14, 331-342

Discussion of multimedia networked learning products focuses on the development of materials for a class at Queen Margaret College (Scotland). Examines cognitive issues, logistical procedures, support issues, ownership of materials, and management is... Read More about Support issues for case-based learning in an undergraduate human factors class..