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Managing Intellectual Capital in Libraries and Information Services
Intellectual capital is the set of all intangible assets, that is, invisible, non-monetary assets held by a library, which can be identified as separate assets. Intellectual capital has become the buzzword of a knowledge-based ...
An Information Behaviour Investigation of the Community Pharmacists in Greece for Developing Library and Information Services
Background and objectives: Community pharmacists require a constant provision of high quality information for updating their knowledge and improving their practices and skills. The development of library and information ...
A library management response model against the economic crisis: the case of public libraries in Greece
Libraries in Greece are mostly financed by public sources, with private funding covering only a very small proportion of their budget. The deteriorating, slowly growing economic environment in Greece places additional ...
The impact of Google on discovering scholarly information: managing STM publishers’ visibility in Google
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to discuss Google visibility of five large STM publishers (Elsevier, Emerald Publishing, Springer, Taylor & Francis and John Wiley & Sons) with the aim to focus on and investigate various ...
The reading behavioural patterns of the Ionian University graduate students: reading policy of the Greek academic libraries
Changing times call for a reading policy which should be high on the list of priorities of academic libraries. This paper aims to probe the reading behavioural patterns and perception of the students of the Ionian ...
A study of the information seeking behaviour of hospital pharmacists: empirical evidence from Greece
Background: Hospital pharmacists need access to high-quality information in order to constantly update their knowledge and improve their skills. In their modern role, they are expected to address three types of challenges: ...
Disaster management approaches for academic libraries: an issue not to be neglected in Greece
Although issues on disaster prevention have extensively been studied in the literature and have been embedded in everyday library practices all over the world, the vast majority of Greek libraries have not developed any ...
An Information Services Inspired Framework for Assessing Scientific Book Quality
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The Organization of Book-Publishing Houses in a Changing Era.
The printed book in a hybrid environment is still a privileged medium. During recent decades, significant changes have taken place in the publishing industry worldwide. This paper looks into the structural organization of ...
A long-tail inspired measure to assess resource use in information services
A measure for the assessment of resource use in information services provides an application within the information services area of the long tail concept. The analysis quantifies the long tail concept and is applicable ...