Day 11 Notes: Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006
1. One-minute papers from Tue
Info value and econ value may be related but are not mutually dependent; info wealth is in eye of beholder
Intelligence is not how much info you have but what you do with the info you’ve got
MPACT as alternative/augmentation of citation impact
Use more than one citation database, look at more than one article to learn about CA
How do we help info poor become info rich? [assumes they want to]
Should we not think of a person’s info usefulness on a situational basis?
How ‘careful’ should librarians/IPs be in providing controversial info?
Other info rich/poor articles [hint, can you use your citation database skills to answer this?]
Are there objective ‘goodness(es)’ in the info professions? [yes!]
Who are we to think we know what info is good for others? [professionals!]
How has the www affected insider/outsider roles? (e.g., soc net)
Is Chatman paper more psychology or sociology?
2. Needs assessment (slides)
3. One-minute paper concept
What was the big point you learned in class today?
What is the main, unanswered question you leave class with today?