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Content metadata created by users and information professionals: a comparative analysis
Světelská, Hana ; Kučerová, Helena (advisor) ; Jarolímková, Adéla (referee)
The master thesis is focused on professional and user-generated metadata with emphasis on content metadata. It describes metadata in general, their important characteristics, functions, and types, and defines other related terms. The professional content metadata and user-generated metadata are described in more detail. The analytical part aims to compare professional and user-generated content metadata. For this purpose, a dataset of metadata statements on fiction books collected from dozens of databases was used. It also aims to determine whether user-generated metadata bring additional information to metadata created by professionals.
Information behavior and information needs of farmers
Křížková, Eva ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Lipková, Helena (referee)
in English This diploma thesis aims to map information behavior and information needs of farmers. The theoretical part describe these concepts in connection with the field of agriculture and adds a description of information sources that farmers use or may use in practice. The practical part is focused on the formulation and answering of research questions. These questions were answered in qualitative research, which was carried out using in-depth interviews. The research took place in February and March 2020 among farmers in the Benešov region. It brought a large amount of information concerning information needs, used information sources and related information behavior of respondents. These findings can serve as a basis for further research in this area. Keywords: information needs, information behavior, information sources, farmers, Benešov region,
Ways of obtaining informations about political events in the Czech republic by seniors
Marková, Adéla ; Drobíková, Barbora (advisor) ; Jarolímková, Adéla (referee)
Title of the bachelor thesis: Ways of obtaining information about political events in the Czech republic by seniors Abstract: This bachelor thesis focuses on the ways in which seniors get information about political events in the Czech Republic. The main goal of the thesis is to find out how seniors get information about political events in the Czech Republic and what role have electronic sources in obtaining these specific information. The theoretical part defines the basic concepts related to seniors, information and media literacy and digital divide. This part also includes statistics mapping seniors in the Czech republic and an analysis of the manipulation tools that seniors encounter. The practical part contains research which analyses access to media and politics, electronic resources and verification of information by respondents. At the end of the thesis is analysed the result of the research. Key words: information, seniors, politics, obtaining information, manipulation tools, electronic sources, digital divide
Information behavior of information workers in the process of providing medical information
Müllerová, Monika ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Novák, Michal (referee)
This diploma thesis focuses on the problem of information behavior in the process of providing medical and health information. Research focuses on identifying information barriers. Research was implemented in several specialized workplaces: Homolka Hospital Library, National Medical Library, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine: Scientific Medical Library, Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education: Department of Scientific Information and Bulovka Hospital Library. The following part is my own research listing the reference workstations and utilizing the information about the problem provided by the local employees. The information was gathered during monitored interviews. The thesis also introduces basic theoretical concepts of the area of information behavior, which are related to the topic. The final part is the evaluation of the results from the collection of information. The components are suggestions for changes to improve.
Information needs and information behaviour of the History students as users of the History Cabinet at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University
Rýznarová, Kristýna ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Wančová, Nina (referee)
This bachelor thesis focuses on information need and information behaviour of history students at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in a context of a department library called the History Cabinet. The first part introduces the library, its origins, the separation of the university, and a construction of a new faculty building. The next part describes the terms information need and information behaviour along with other selected phenomena. The last part consists of a qualitative research based on structured interviews with the history students in which is examined how the library satisfies students' information needs.
Information resources and services for sociology
Němcová, Tereza ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Novák, Michal (referee)
in English The aim of this bachelor thesis is mapping both electronic and printed information resources and services for the field of sociology. Mentioned sources include information about their content, possibilites of use and their availiability for those interested in the field, especially students, teachers and researches of Charles University. The introductory part introduces sociology and theory about information resources. The resources themselves are introduced in the next part, starting with electronic resources from the web and also from professional databases. Furthermore, the thesis describes resources published in both electronic and printed form - sociology periodicals. The final part of the thesis is dedicated to one specialized library and two university libraries. Thesis provides information of the composition of their printed documents and of other resources and services of these libraries. This thesis was compiled by search of electronic resources and processing of information obtained from library staffs.
Evidence based medicine information support at the Psychiatric clinic of the 1st Faculty of Medicine of Charles University and general University Hospital in Prague
Váchová, Veronika ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Bouzková, Helena (referee)
The thesis focuses on the use of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) methods and principles at the Psychiatric Clinic of the First Faculty of Medicine of Charles University and the General University Hospital in Prague. There is a theoretical introduction to EBM - its origin and development, EBM information resources as well as general basic principles of this approach to work with clinical evidence. Part of this work introduces the history and current activities of the Psychiatric Clinic and the related Psychiatric Association of the Czech Medical Association of J. E. Purkyně. The practical part of the thesis describes the preparation of research and its results. Based on semi-structured interviews with physicians of the Psychiatric Clinic, the results of this research represents their current attitude towards EBM and use of EBM methods in their daily work. The aim of the thesis is also a proposal to raise awareness of EBM information sources in the form of information materials and educational seminars.
Information behaviour of secondary school teachers
Víchová, Veronika ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Landová, Hana (referee)
This thesis focuses on information behaviour of secondary school teachers in Hradec Králové area. The research is orientated at information needs, sources, searching and evaluation of information relevance by teachers. Survey includes quetionnaires and interviews. Results are compared with other research in the similar field of study. The research showed that secondary school teachers know their information needs, are able to satisfy their information needs. But they have often problems with lack of time. Key words: Teacher, secondary school, information needs, information behaviour, survey, quetionnaire, education, interview
Health information seeking behaviour of parents
Zoufalá, Kamila ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Novák, Michal (referee)
The thesis aims to map the health information behaviour of parents. Behaviour of parents represents a significant part in the life of child and therefore the attention of this thesis is focused on this topic. Its theoretical part introduces the areas characterising the topic - information behaviour, models and process of information behaviour, health, health literacy and phenomena affecting information behaviour (such as advertisement in health service or information overload). The research part contains a methodological basis of work and describes the research design. In the final part, analytical results of the interviews are elaborated.
Users of information retrieval services in National Medical Library in Prague
Hrbek, David ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Drobíková, Barbora (referee)
(in English) This bachelor thesis deals with the National Medical Library users' survey who use their search services. It shows a characteristic of the chosen users' sample and study results of their feedback. The aim of this thesis is to record interaction between National Medical Library and the users and to evaluate an asset of the search services form the library users on the basis of collected data, respectively the fact if these users consider it to be useful for them. I have used input and output questionnaires for data collecting and the personal interviews as well. Some specialised library staff participated in the specific que- stions' creation. The interviews with the respondents were made by myself. A sociological profile of a common user of the search services emerged from this survey as regards to age, study or a job. Due to a specific status of the library It could be assumed in advance that all the respondents participated in medical field. The personal interviews with the users showed to be very useful because it came out that some respondents didn't have event the basic knowledge of the literary research. This fact couldn't be seen in the written questionnaires. This bachelor thesis' topic haven't been processed too often so far. Nevertheless it was showed that this survey could...

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