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Taken for Granted – The Construction of Order in the Process of Library Management System Decision Making


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Title: Taken for Granted – The Construction of Order in the Process of Library Management System Decision Making
Authors: Olson, Nasrine
E-mail: Nasrine.Olson@hb.se
Issue Date: 14-Sep-2010
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Science
Institution: Department of Library and Information Science ; Enheten för biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap
Date of Defence: 2010-10-01
Disputation: Fredagen den 1 october 2010, kl. 13.15, Hörsal M404, Högskolan i Borås
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Skrifter från VALFRID
45
Keywords: Library Management Systems
System Selection Process within Libraries
Library System Procurement process
Consequences of Decision Making
Methodological Symmetry
Duality of Structure in Decision Making Process
Construction of Conceptual Order
Construction of Social Order
Abstract: This thesis is an empirically based, theoretical discussion of the process of decision making in relation to Library Management Systems (LMS). Although the conceptualization of the LMS decision process in rational terms, common in many LMS selection models, may be useful in different respects, here the process is viewed from a social constructivist stance. It is argued that due to the complexities involved, the potential choice of an LMS does not necessarily reflect the superiority of the chosen... more
ISBN: 978-91-89416-26-0
ISSN: 1103-6990
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/23254
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Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

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