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2014, Vol.48, No.4

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    Combining Faceted Classification and Concept Search: A Pilot Study

    YANG, KI DUK | 2014, 48(4) | pp.5~23 | number of Cited : 0
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    This study reports the first step in the Classification-based Search and Knowledge Discovery (CSKD) project, which aims to combine information organization and retrieval approaches for building digital library applications. In this study, we explored the generation and application of a faceted vocabulary as a potential mechanism to enhance knowledge discovery. The faceted vocabulary construction process revealed some heuristics that can be refined in follow-up studies to further automate the creation of faceted classification structure, while our concept search application demonstrated the utility and potential of integrating classification-based approach with retrieval-based approach. Integration of text- and classification-based methods as outlined in this paper combines the strengths of two vastly different approaches to information discovery by constructing and utilizing a flexible information organization scheme from an existing classification structure.
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    A Study on Trends of Library Management Research in Korea: Focused on Academic Papers 2004~2013

    YONG JAE LEE | 김경덕 | 2014, 48(4) | pp.25~50 | number of Cited : 4
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    The purpose of this study is to analyze academic research trends of the library management in Korea. Especially, this study focused on research trend analysis according to the sub categories of library management. For this purpose, this study analyzed a total of 359 papers of library and information science from 2004 to 2013 at the four academic journals of the National Research Foundation of Korea. As a result, it was found that the sub field which showed the highest performance was ‘general management’ and following sub fields were ‘measurement and evaluation’, ‘human resource management’, ‘building and facility’, ‘policy and system.’ However, there has been relatively less performance in the sub fields like ‘marketing’, ‘organization management’, ‘budget management.’
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    An Alternative for the Enrichment of Information Literacy Instruction as a General Education

    Han Mahn-soung | 2014, 48(4) | pp.51~70 | number of Cited : 3
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    The major aim of this study is to discuss the possibility whether the merging of Information Literacy and rhetoric will be able to have essential elements for being a general education subject in universities. The characteristic of rhetorical information literacy (RIL) is organized as follows. Situated literacy using heuristic method, process oriented literacy attaching importance to research, and literacy relevant to ubiquitous environment. So, it is argued that rhetorical information literate citizenry is essential for a modern democratic society. As the information literacy instruction program can be various, for example, technology oriented instruction is needed to be compared. For the practical execution of the RILI program, ‘asking situated questions to discover problem’, ‘selecting and writing review of meta study books’, and ‘writing visiting report of library’, and ‘instruction of information ethics for democratic citizens’ have been proposed.
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    A Study on Influence Factors of the Task Performance with Utilizing SNS by School Librarians

    Hoi-Kyun Byeon | Hyun Yang Cho | 2014, 48(4) | pp.71~90 | number of Cited : 2
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    This study aims at examining the ways which a school librarian uses SNS when performing tasks and the use of SNS with the features of the task and the organizational system run by one person affect task performance. In this study, for objective explanation of the interrelation among a librarian’s tasks and the use of SNS and performance, the model of a Librarian’s Task-SNS Technology Fit was suggested through the combination of the Technology Acceptance Model and the Task-Technology Fit. Based on the result of the survey analysis, their utilization of SNS is not just limited to personal taste nor interferes with their work. Rather, it enhances task performance owing to the characteristics of the tasks or the organization such as the organizational system run by one person.
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    Construction of Social Metadata Framework for Organizing Social Tags

    seungmin lee | 2014, 48(4) | pp.91~113 | number of Cited : 0
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    Although social metadata has strengths in creating amount of user-contributed resource descriptions, its function is limited because of its non-systematic characteristics. This research proposed an alternative approach to semantic organization of social metadata. It analyzed the semantics of tags created in LibraryThing in order to provide bibliographic categories for describing information resources. Social information Architecture is adopted in generating the bibliographic categories so that social metadata framework can be constructed. This framework can provide the conceptual foundations for semantically organizing social metadata and is expected to be applied to the existing approaches to automatically organize social metadata.
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    A Study on To Kill a Mockingbird As ‘One Book’

    Yoon, Cheong Ok | 2014, 48(4) | pp.115~133 | number of Cited : 4
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    The purpose of this study is to understand the value of the book, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee as the most favored ‘One Book’ and the goals of the ‘One Book, One City’ programs which selected this particular book. A total of 86 ‘One Book’ programs from 2001 through 2014 and 138 The Big Read programs from 2007 through 2015 selected To Kill a Mockingbird as ‘One Book’ to read. With this book, many communities discussed the sympathy toward the dignity of human being with such subjects as courage, justice, and integrity, and presented its value through book discussions, various programs and events.
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    A Study on the Improvement of the BRM Classification System for Policy Information Service

    Younghee Noh | Park,Yang Ha | 2014, 48(4) | pp.135~171 | number of Cited : 4
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    The aim of this study was to suggest a classification system adapted to provide policy information services. For this purpose, this study completed the following processes; BRM taxonomy analysis, document analysis, analysis of classification systems providing policy information, consulting classification experts, surveys and interviews with policy information consumers, and an empirical validation process through the actual construction of policy information materials. Finally, this study complemented and modified the BRM taxonomy system and proposed a classification system appropriate to policy information resources. Through the procedures of experts discussion, the steps of BRM analysis appropriate to provide policy information services is determined as three steps. The domestic institute websites for policy information services has confirmed the appropriateness of the BRM taxonomy system through the analysis system and service research to provide policy information resources. Also through the specialist interview, the confirmation of BRM and the improvement has been drawn. Through the questionaires, the study analyzes the appropriateness of available BRM taxonomy system and the requirements by subjects. And through the empirical verificaion, it determines the subject of BRM taxonomy system for policy information services.
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    A Research on Cultural Programs in Public Libraries in Busan Metro Area

    CHANG, DURK HYUN | 2014, 48(4) | pp.173~192 | number of Cited : 8
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    Cultural programs in public libraries are on the rise in Korea. In this regard, this study attempts to investigate the current situation and limitations of cultural programs in public libraries in Busan metro area. This paper also suggests future strategies in order to improve the quality of such programs and to cope with changes of user demands and future trends. Data were collected from 29 public libraries in Busan Metro area. Supplementary data were also collected through qualitative interviews and brain-storming discussions with public librarians who are in charge of cultural programs in public libraries. Cases from other countries were also analyzed in terms that they might be adopted for cultural programs in public libraries in Korea.
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    A Study on the Transition from the Library’s Copyright Compensation Regime to the Orphan Works Regime

    Kyoung Hee Joung | 2014, 48(4) | pp.193~214 | number of Cited : 3
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    Thise study focuses on the direction to the revisions of copyright law in Korea, so that orphan works in libraries can be used more widely on the Internet. In particular, this study analyzes the problems of the provisions 31 and 50 in the copyright law related to the mass digitations of orphan works in libraries. This study also reviews the Directive 2012/28/EU, 3 orphan works bills in USA, and provisions related to the orphan works in The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform(ERR) Act 2013 in UK. Finally this study suggests the 3 directions to support mass digitations of orphan works in libraries. First, digitized orphan works in libraries are to be made a transmission to the public on the Internet; Second, compensation and approval fees are not required or minimized; and third, libraries have to stop the use of the orphan works if copyright owners require. If not, libraries have to negotiate with the copyright owners about the fees necessary.
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    A Study on the Concept of Literacy in Library and Information Science and in Public Library Services

    Song Kyeong-Jin | Mi-Kyeong Cha | 2014, 48(4) | pp.215~240 | number of Cited : 9
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    The purpose of this study is to examine for redefining the concept of literacy in Library and Information Science research field and in public library services. For the purpose, literature review, bibliometric analysis and case study were conducted. Based on the results, this study proposed the concept of literacy as “a comprehensive ability to use a medium, information and knowledge for solving the problems people faces in order to understand particular subjects or situations they are in” and the concept of literacy service as “the services or programs offered by public libraries in order to develop their patrons’ literacies.” This research also suggests four new literacy service concepts for public library services: early literacy service, adult literacy service, digital literacy service, information literacy service.
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    An Analysis on the Unified Policy of the Administrative System for the Public Library: Focusing on the First and the Second Comprehensive Library Advancement Plan

    Sung-Jong Cha | 2014, 48(4) | pp.241~266 | number of Cited : 5
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    The purpose of this study is to investigate the importance and validity of the unified policy of the administrative system for the public library through the analysis and evaluation of the outcomes and plans about the policy on the first and second Comprehensive Library Advancement Plan. In addition, this study seeks to the strategies for the public library administrative system unification by reviewing the issue details of the unification strategies. The first Comprehensive Library Advancement Plan was found to be just proclamatory without concrete and practical results through its performance analysis. The policy tasks were evaluated to lack in feasibility and specificity in the second Comprehensive Library Advancement Plan which was performed on a group of library professionals. Policy decision to determine who would be responsible for the unification into the local government was found to be valid by the results of previous research findings, policy evaluation by experts and in-depth interview survey for field practitioners. Substantial and detailed action-oriented strategy rather than bluffing and macro policy is necessary for the unification of the library administrative system. It is because we have found there exist significant issues in terms of unified approach, structure of the organization, personnel transfer and grade adjustment, property transfer, etc. through the analysis.
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    A Study on the Effects among Psychological Factors, Knowledge Sourcing Behavior and Knowledge Utilization Outcomes in Social Learning Community

    HAN SANG WOO | 2014, 48(4) | pp.267~295 | number of Cited : 4
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    The purpose of this study is to analyze empirically relationships between learners’ psychological factors, knowledge sourcing behavior and knowledge utilization outcomes and to analyze the mediation effect of social learning and relationships among learners. Another purpose is to understand learners’ attitude on social learning and knowledge sourcing behavior. The main results of this study are as follows: First, regression results on relationships among learners’ psychological factors, knowledge sourcing behavior, knowledge utilization outcomes show that learners’ self-efficacy has a positive effect on social learning activity participation, and goal orientation has a positive influence on group knowledge sourcing and social learning activity participation. Users’ experiences of social media has a positive effect on group knowledge sourcing, social learning activity participation and social learning interaction. From a knowledge utilization perspective, published knowledge sourcing positively affects knowledge reuse, knowledge application and knowledge innovation. Dyadic knowledge sourcing has positive influence on knowledge reuse. Group knowledge sourcing affects positively knowledge application and knowledge innovation. Second, social learning activity participation factor has full mediation effect on relationship between learners’ goal orientation and group knowledge sourcing, and the relationship between users’ experiences of social media and group knowledge sourcing. A relationship among members factor has full mediation effect on the relationship between published knowledge sourcing and knowledge reuse, and relationship between published knowledge sourcing and knowledge innovation. Third, the results of in-depth interview show that learners trust and easily collect knowledge from social network services in general. Also, they get a variety of idea for solving information problem from interaction among members in social learning community.
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    A Study on a Conceptual Taxonomy of Author Keywords of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Art and Sport in the Korea Citation Index (KCI) by Analysis of its Meaning and Lexical Morpheme

    Young Man Ko | Bee-Yeon Kim | Hye-Ryoung Min | 2014, 48(4) | pp.297~322 | number of Cited : 7
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    The purpose of this study is to analyse the meaning and lexical morpheme of author keywords of humanities, social sciences, and art and sport in the Korea Ciation Index (KCI) and to propose a conceptual taxonomy of the author keywords. Four top-level concept categories such as ‘Substance, Abstraction, General/Common, and Object’ are replaced by seven more concrete categories such as ‘object, action/function, property, theory/method, format/framework, general/common, and Instance’. In the middle and lower-level concept categories, the hierarchical structure is simplified and the unbalance of term distribution is reduced by creating, subdivision, integration, elimination, and movement of the categories. The result of the test based on the STNet shows that the replaced taxonomy of concept categories has the effects of making the term allocation more balanced and properties of terms more detailed.
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    A Study on the Development of a Metadata Schema for the Food Education Digital Library

    Soojung Kim | Youn, Eunha | 2014, 48(4) | pp.323~344 | number of Cited : 0
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    This study reports on the development of a metadata schema and an information retrieval system for the Food Education Digital Library project initiated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and Korea Food Education Network. The metadata schema developed using MODS describes various types of food & nutrition education materials and helps users discover and identify appropriate materials. The implemented information retrieval system supports various search options such as keyword and directory search as well as search for holdings of the library and linked materials.
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    The Librarian's Emotional Labor at the University Libraries: Focusing on the Relationship among Supervisor'S Emotional Intelligence, Social Support and Library Service Level

    MIN SOOKHEE | 2014, 48(4) | pp.345~376 | number of Cited : 2
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    This study examined (1) what effect emotional labor has on an university library, focusing on (2) the relationship among a supervisor’s emotional intelligence, the extent of social support and the level of library service on job performance. The survey period took place from 14 Oct. to 4 Nov. 2013. 533 librarians at 13 public and 28 private university libraries were included in the survey. Of the 533 surveys distributed, 529 were returned and used in the final analysis. SPSS Win 21.0 was used for statistical analysis, factor analysis, regression analysis and differential analysis. The survey also shows that a librarian’s emotional labor affects emotional intelligence of supervisor, social support and library service level positively. This finding is not the case for the employees in the general service industry. Because the librarian is professional and manages stress better than general employees. This research suggest the following practical measures. Educational programs for librarian’s emotional intelligence should be planned in order to improve library service.
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    A Study on the Research Trends of Library and Information Science in Korea using S&T Authority Data

    SEOK-HYOUNG LEE | YOU, BEOMJONG | 2014, 48(4) | pp.377~399 | number of Cited : 4
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    In this paper, we analyzed the research trend of Library and Information Science field in Korea using science and technology authority data which has been constructed by KISTI. The authority data is a set of data given a unique identifier to identify a unique object for the authors, affiliations and journals of domestic and international academic paper that published in Korea or written by Korean authors. We examined collaborating patterns, authors and institutional productivity through analyzing the 5 domestic LIS journals published from 1997 to 2013.