May 22, 2022

Emerald Publishing Turns Off the Paywall For Special Issue of Library Hi Tech (Freebie Alert)

As part of their National Library Week celebration, Emerald Publishing has turned off the paywall (now through April 19, 2014) for a special issue of Library Hi Tech published last year.

If you visit this page, you’ll find the complete and linked table of contents for Library Hi Tech (Volume 31, Issue 2; 2013).

This special issue, guest edited by Mu-Yen Chen and Edwin David Lughofer, focuses on, “smart space technology innovations” and includes 13 full text articles.

Here’s a Look at the Articles You’ll Find (HTML and PDF available) in This Issue:

Smart space technology innovations
by Mu-Yen Chen, Edwin David Lughofer (pp. 197 – 200)

Moving a repository of scholarly content to a cloud
by A.N. Zainab, C.Y. Chong, L.T. Chaw (pp. 201 – 215)

Android smartphone adoption and intention to pay for mobile internet: Perspectives from software, hardware, design, and value
by Kuo-Lun Hsiao (pp. 216 – 235)

A study on next-generation digital library using context-awareness technology
by Younghee Noh (pp. 236 – 253)

Libraries as coworking spaces: Understanding user motivations and perceived barriers to social learning
by Mark Bilandzic, Marcus Foth (pp. 254 – 273)

A multi-strategy machine learning student modeling for intelligent tutoring systems: Based on blackboard approach
by Mu-Jung Huang, Heien-Kun Chiang, Pei-Fen Wu, Yu-Jung Hsieh (pp. 274 – 293)

Facial emotion recognition towards affective computing-based learning
by Kuan Cheng Lin, Tien-Chi Huang, Jason C. Hung, Neil Y. Yen, Szu Ju Chen (pp. 294 – 307)

Facets of digital data dissemination: value addition through “imprints collection”
B.M. Meera, M. Manjunath, Manjunath Kaddipujar (pp. 308 – 322)

Local contents and the development of open access institutional repositories in Nigeria University libraries: Challenges, strategies and scholarly implications
by Ifeanyi J. Ezema (pp. 323 – 340)

Conceptual foundations for representing robotics history in a non-linear digital archive
by Staša Milojevic, Selma Šabanovic (pp. 341 – 354)

Retrocomputing as preservation and remix
by Yuri Takhteyev, Quinn DuPont (pp. 355 – 370)

Cooperative visualization: a design case
by Nathan Prestopnik (pp. 371 – 390)

Getting it done on time
by Ina Fourie, Herman Fourie (pp. 391 – 400)

Direct to Complete TOC, Links to Articles

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