Digitisation and Metadata Creation: A Reflection

Digitisation is the creation of digital objects from physical, analogue originals by means of a scanner, camera, or similar electronic device. It involves a whole lot of processes such as selection, assessment needs, prioritization, preparation of originals for digitisation, metadata collection and creation, digitisation and creation of data collection, and submission of digital resources to…

Type and Content Perspectives of Documents of a Make-Believe Client from the Competitive Intelligence Unit of a Multinational Corporation

Getting to know the client It is imperative for a competitive intelligence unit to have a clear understanding of what multinational corporation (MNC) is. Business Dictionary defines MNC as an enterprise operating in several countries but managed from one (home) country. Generally, any company or group that derives a quarter of its revenue from operations…

Business Source Complete: Its Functionalities in the Light of Information Retrieval Theories

(Examination of the Database Interface) Business Source Complete is a robust and premium scholarly, full-text business database. Combined with Regional Business News Plus, Business Source Complete is a comprehensive source of company information for academic researchers. The database covers all business disciplines including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics (https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/guide/business/databases/business-source-complete).As of this writing, it…

Reflections

On Information Behaviour Every individual seeks information for different purposes which then influences the type of information need and approaches on how one can acquire it. Our information needs are determined in response to the purpose of why we are seeking it. For example, as a UTS student, I seek information which will make me…

Beauty Defined

(Individual interpretative processes and social/experiential contexts) … “Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all. Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.”Ode on a Grecian Urn by John Keats Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, so goes the adage. Every person has his or her own perception of what beauty is; what may be…