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Centrum för lättläst: Ur ett domänanalytiskt perspektiv
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of ALM.
2010 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Centrum för Lättläst : From a Domain Analytical Perspective (English)
Abstract [en]

The aim of this two years master thesis in Library and information science is to study the foundation Centrum för lättläst and its work regarding information use with focus on information structures and information needs. The aim is also to examine how Centrum för lättläst cooperate with Swedish libraries to promote the work concerning people with reading disabilities. This master thesis applies a domain analytic theory and method inspired by Birger Hjørland. The domain analysis is confined to examine ontology, epistemology, sociology, empirical user studies, document and genre studies and studies of structures and institutions in scientific communication. The main source material consists of information from the homepage of Centrum för lättläst. The result of the domain analysis describes the ontology which implies to produce easy-to-read texts. The epistemology constitutes of regulations from the Swedish government regarding the work with easy-to-read literacy. The sociology represents several organizations and authorities connected to easy-to-read literacy. The domain analysis has also identified Centrum för lättläst’s target groups and their information needs which are varying. The study present numerous of strategies composed by Centrum för lättläst to satisfy the information needs of the target groups. Furthermore; the domain analysis has distinguished the information resources Centrum för lättläst use to distribute and make information accessible which are represented by documents within the domain. The result also shows that Centrum för lättläst’s work with information use includes important operators in the domain which contributes to endorse the information needs of the targets groups. Finally the domain analysis has examined the collaboration between Centrum för lättläst and libraries in Sweden, where the result illustrate procedures made by Centrum för lättläst in order to assist libraries in their work with easy-to-read literacy and the target groups.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. , p. 71
Series
Uppsatser inom biblioteks- & informationsvetenskap, ISSN 1650-4267 ; 499
Keywords [en]
Domain analysis, Centrum för lättläst, Reading disability, Easy-to-read.
Keywords [sv]
Domänanalys, Centrum för lättläst, läs- och skrivsvårigheter, lättläst.
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Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-126120Local ID: 499OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-126120DiVA, id: diva2:322032
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(Swedish)
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Humanities, Theology
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Available from: 2010-06-11 Created: 2010-06-03 Last updated: 2010-06-11Bibliographically approved

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