Social Epistemology and LIS: How to Clarify Our Epistemic Objectives

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  • Don Fallis University of Arizona

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https://doi.org/10.29173/cais484

Abstract

Many different objectives for libraries and other information services have been proposed. Most commonly, these objectives focus on properties of the collection itself: the quality of the materials, the demand for the materials, the comprehensiveness of the materials, the accessibility of the materials, etc. However, these properties are only valuable because they are instrumental to achieving a more fundamental epistemic objective...

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2013-10-16

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Fallis, D. (2013). Social Epistemology and LIS: How to Clarify Our Epistemic Objectives. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of CAIS / Actes Du congrès Annuel De l’ACSI. https://doi.org/10.29173/cais484

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