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  • Agile methods for agile universities

    Twidale, Michael B.; Nichols, David M. (Sense Publishers, 2013)
    We explore a term, Agile, that is being used in various workplace settings, including the management of universities. The term may have several related but slightly different meanings. Agile is often used in the context ...
  • Analyzing library collections with starfield visualizations

    Sánchez, J. Alfredo; Twidale, Michael B.; Nichols, David M.; Silva, Nabani N. (Department of Computer Science, 2004-01-01)
    This paper presents a qualitative and formative study of the uses of a starfield-based visualization interface for analysis of library collections. The evaluation process has produced feedback that suggests ways to ...
  • A competitive environment for exploratory query expansion

    Milne, David N.; Nichols, David M.; Witten, Ian H. (ACM, 2008)
    Most information workers query digital libraries many times a day. Yet people have little opportunity to hone their skills in a controlled environment, or compare their performance with others in an objective way. Conversely, ...
  • Computational sense: the role of technology in the education of digital librarians

    Twidale, Michael B.; Nichols, David M. (Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, 2006-10-01)
    The rapid progress of digital library technology from research to implementation has created a force for change in the curricula of library schools. The education of future librarians has always had to adapt to new ...
  • Constructing digital library interfaces

    Nichols, David M.; Bainbridge, David; Twidale, Michael B. (ACM, 2007)
    The software technologies used to create web interfaces for digital libraries are discussed using examples from Greenstone 3.

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  • Patterns of Change: Can modifiable software have high coupling?

    Taube-Schock, Craig (University of Waikato, 2012)
    There are few aspects of modern life that remain unaffected by software, and as our day-to-day challenges change, so too must our software. Software systems are complex, and as they grow larger and more interconnected, ...
  • Pervasive Personal Information Spaces

    Krishnan, Aparna (University of Waikato, 2010)
    Each user’s electronic information-interaction uniquely matches their information behaviour, activities and work context. In the ubiquitous computing environment, this information-interaction and the underlying personal ...
  • Metadata Quality for Digital Libraries

    Chan, Chu-Hsiang (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    The quality of metadata in a digital library is an important factor in ensuring access for end-users. Several studies have tried to define quality frameworks and assess metadata but there is little user feedback about these ...
  • Understanding and Enhancing Customer-Agent-Computer Interaction in Customer Service Settings

    Olsson, Anette (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    Providing good customer service is crucial to many commercial organizations. There are different means through which the service can be provided, such as Ecommerce, call centres or face-to-face. Although some service is ...