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Exploring Education for Digital Librarians by Anna Maria Tammaro, Sue Myburgh

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Constructing a theoretical framework

Abstract:

A theoretical framework upon which such a theory may be constructed is presented, which would be useful for all the information professions. The steps of the construction of a theoretical framework are given, including suitable epistemological approaches for this task. Possible definitions for the lexical register for the field are offered by way of explaining the central territory of examination for the discipline.

Key words

Shannon-Weaver communication model

nomos

teleology

definitions

taxonomy

ontology

lexical register

The purpose of a theoretical framework

It has been become clear that a theoretical framework should be developed for the field that will explain what information work is, ...

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