Publications

This is a selective list what I think are my more interesting publications, including some older ones, and all with links to open-access versions. A complete list of my substantive publications is here. The listing under the ‘publications’ tab on my university web page here, also includes some ephemeral items – editorials and short book reviews.

Books

D Bawden and L Robinson, Introduction to information science, Facet, 2012

J Aitchison, A Gilchrist, and D Bawden,
Thesaurus construction and use: a practical manual (3rd edn.), Aslib, 1997; (4th edn.), 2001

Details of my other books are on my author pages at Amazon and at LibraryThing.

Journal articles, reports, book chapters and published conference papers

L Robinson and D Bawden, The story of data’: a socio-technical approach to education for the data librarian role in the CityLIS library school at City, University of London, Library Management, forthcoming, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, Super-science, fundamental dimension, way of being: library and information science in an age of messages. In Information cultures in the digital age: a festschrift in honor of Rafael Capurro. M Kelly and J Bielby (eds). Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 2016, pp 31-43. Open access version with commentary from Rafael Capurro in the Humanities Commons is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, Into the infosphere: theory, literacy, and education for new forms of document. In Ogledi o informacijskim znanostima: Zbornik radova u Čast Tatjane Aparac-Jelušić [Views on Information Science: Proceedings in honour of Tatjana Aparac-Jelušić], MD Ivanović and SF Tanacković, (eds.), Universities of Osijek and Zadar, 2016, pp 177-186, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, “A point along a line”: moving knowledge organization to the next level, Knowledge Organization, 2016, 43(3), 210-211, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, “A different kind of knowing”: speculations on understanding in light of the Philosophy of Information. Paper presented at the 9th CoLIS (Conceptions of Library and Information Science) conference, Uppsala, June 25 2016. Open access version in the Humanities Commons is here

D Haynes, D Bawden and L Robinson, A regulatory model for personal data on social networking services in the UK, International Journal of Information Management, 2016, 36(6) 872-882, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, Information’s magic numbers: the numerology of information science, in Theories of Information and Scholarly Communication, CR Sugimoto (ed.), de Gruyter, Berlin, 2016, pp. 180-196, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, Aslib: a de facto national library/information organization. Alexandria, 2016, 26(1), 15-17, open access version in the City University repository is here

D Bawden, The noblest pleasure: theories of understanding in the information sciences, in Theory development in the information sciences, D.H. Sonnenwald (ed), University of Texas Press, 2016, pp 281-299, open access version in the Humanities Commons is here

D Bawden, Storing the wisdom: chemical concepts and chemoinformatics, Informatics, 2015, 2, 50-67, open access here

D Bawden, Bawden and L Robinson, Information and the gaining of understanding, Journal of Information Science, 2016, 42(3), 294-299, open access version in the City University repository is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, “An intensity around information”: the changing face of chemical information literacy, Journal of Information Science, 2017, 43(1), 17-24, open access version in the City University repository is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, Library and Information Science, in Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy, K.B. Jensen, R.T. Craig, J.D. Pooley and E.W. Rothenbuhler (eds.), Wiley, 2016, vol.1, pp 1068-1073, online DOI DOI 10.1002/9781118766804.wbiect113, Open access version in the Humanities Commons is here

S Tury, L Robinson and D Bawden, The Information Seeking Behaviour of Distance Learners: a Case Study of the University of London International Programmes, Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2015, 41(3), 312-321, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, “Waiting for Carnot”: information and complexity, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 2015, 66(11), 2177-2186, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, “A few exciting words”: information and entropy revisited, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 2015, 66(10), 1965-1987, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, L Robinson and T Siddiqui, “Potentialities or possibilities”: Towards quantum information science?, Advances in Information Science section of the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2015, 66(3), 437-449, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, Being fluent and keeping looking, in Information literacy: lifelong learning and digital citizenship in the 21st century. Communications in Computer and Information Science no. 482. Kurbanoglu, S., Spiranec, S., Grassian, E., Mizrachi, D. and Catts R. (eds.) Berlin: Springer, 2014, pp. 13-18, open access version in City Research Online is here – you will need to use the ‘request a copy’ button.

N Jamar, A Šauperl and D Bawden, The components of abstracts: the logical structure of abstracts in the areas of materials science and technology and of library and information science, New Library World, 2014, 115(1/2), 15-33, open access version in City Research Online is here

L Robinson and D Bawden, As long as we don’t pretend that it is science, Journal of Documentation, 2014, 70(1), 2-3, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, “Deep down things”: in what ways is information physical, and why does it matter for LIS?, Information Research, 2013, 18(3), paper C03, available here

D Bawden and L Robinson, No such thing as society? On the individuality of information behaviour, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2013, 64(12), 2587-2590, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, Thomas Jefferson, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and information history for the future, presented at the 50th anniversary conference of the CILIP Library and Information History Group, London, 6 November 2012. Slides and notes are in the Humanities Commons here

L Robinson and D Bawden, “So wide and varied”: the origins and character of British information science, Journal of Information Science, 2013, 39(6), 754-763, open access version in City Research Online is here

L Robinson and D Bawden, Mind the gap: transitions between concepts of information in varied domains, in Information, Communication and Knowledge, Ibekwe-SanJuan, F. and Dousa, T. (eds.), Berlin: Springer, 2013, pages 121-141, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, On the gaining of understanding; syntheses, themes and information analysis, Library and Information Research, 2012, 36(no. 112), 147-162, available at http://www.lirgjournal.org.uk/lir/ojs/index.php/lir/article/view/483

D Bawden, Knowledge, documentation and a London location [editorial], Journal of Documentation, 2013, 69(1), 4-5, open access version in City Research Online is here

L Rowland and D Bawden, The future of history: investigating the preservation of information in the digital age, Library and Information History, 2012, 28(3), 220-236, open access version in City Research Online is here

A Mukherjee and D Bawden, Health information seeking in the information society, Health Information and Libraries Journal, 2012, 29(3), 242-246, open access version in City Research Online is here

C Beard and D Bawden, University libraries and the postgraduate student; physical and virtual spaces, New Library World, 2012, 113(9/10), 439-447, open access version in City Research Online is here

L Robinson and D Bawden, So wide and varied: the origins of British information science, paper presented at ‘Information Science in Europe’, seminar organized by the European chapter of the American Society of Information Science and Technology, Zadar, Croatia, 22nd June 2012, available at http://ozk.unizd.hr/proceedings/index.php/lida2012/article/view/99/86

L Robinson and D Bawden, Brian Vickery and the foundations of information science, in Facets of Knowledge Organization, Gilchrist, A. and Vernau, J. (eds.), Bingley: Emerald, 2012, pp 282-300, open access version in City Research Online is here

D. Bawden, Brookes equation: the basis for a qualitative characterisation of information behaviours, Journal of Information Science, 2011, 37(1), 101-108, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, CoLIS in London, 2010: Reflections on the 7th Conceptions of Library and Information Science Conference, Information Research, 2010, 15(3), available at http://informationr.net/ir/15-3/colis7/edcolis7.html

D Bawden, Documenting Babel [the foreign language barrier], Journal of Documentation, 66(2), 177-178, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, Encountering on the road to Serendip? Browsing in new information environments, in A Foster and P Rafferty (eds.), Innovations in IR: Perspectives for theory and practice, London: Facet Publishing, 2011, pages 1-22, Open access version in the Humanities Commons is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, Individual differences in information-related behaviour: what do we know about information styles, in A Spink and J Heinström (eds), New Directions in Information behaviour, Bingley: Emerald, 2011, pages 127-158, open access version in City Research Online is here

L Robinson and D Bawden, Information (and library) science at City Universty London: fifty years of educational development, Journal of Information Science, 2010, 36(5), 618-630, open access version in City Research Online is here

J Cummins and D Bawden, Accounting for information: information and knowledge in the annual reports of FTSE 100 companies, Journal of Information Science, 2010, 36(3), 283-305, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, Pharmaceutical information; a 30-year perspective on the literature, Annual Reviews of Information Science and Technology, 2010, 45, 63-119, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, A Calvert, L Robinson, C Urquhart, C Bray and J Amosford, Understanding our value: assessing the nature of the impact of library services, Library and Information Research, 2009, 33(issue 105), 62-89, available here

D Bawden, Sharing knowledge and information, three views of the future, Proceedings of InForum 2009: Digital Resources and Knowledge Sharing, University of Zagreb, 2009, pages 5-12, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, The dark side of information: overload, anxiety and other paradoxes and pathologies, Journal of Information Science, 2009, 35(2), 180-191, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, Information problems, digital literacy solutions, Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Services, M Soucek and P Slukova (eds.), Prague: Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University, 2009, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, How real is the Google generation ?, paper presented at the 5th conference of NAPLE (National Authorities on Public Libraries in Europe), Vilnius, October 2008, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, Smoother pebbles and the shoulders of giants: the developing foundations of information science, Journal of Information Science, 2008, 34(4), 415-426, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, Origins and concepts of digital literacy, in Digital literacies: concepts, policies and paradoxes, C Lankshear and M Knobel (eds.), New York: Peter Lang, 2008, pages 17-32, available here

D Bawden, L Robinson, T Anderson, J Bates, U Rutkauskiene, and P Vilar, Towards Curriculum 2.0: library/information education for a Web 2.0 world, Library and Information Research, 2007, 31(99), 14-25, available here

L Robinson and D Bawden, Evaluation of outreach services for primary care and mental health: assessing the impact, Health Information and Library Journal, 2007, 24(s1), 57-66, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, L Robinson, T Anderson, J Bates, U Rutkauskiene, and P Vilar, Curriculum 2.0? Changes in information science education for a Web 2.0 world, Proceedings of InFuture2007 conference: Digital Information and Heritage, S Seljan and H Stancic (eds.), Zagreb: Faculty of Philosophy Zagreb University, 2007, pages 27-40, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, Facing the educational future, Information Research, 2007, 12(4), paper colise01, available from http://informationr.net/ir/12-4/colis/colise01.html

D Bawden, Information as self-organised complexity: a unifying viewpoint, Information Research, 2007, 12(4), paper colis31, available from http://informationr.net/ir/12-4/colis/colis31.html

L Robinson and D Bawden, Measuring the impact of healthcare information services, Informacijos Mosklai (Information Sciences, Vilnius University), 2007, 40, 95-103, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, J Bates, J Steinerova, P Vakkari and P Vilar, Information retrieval curricula: contexts and perspectives, in Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Teaching and Learning in Information Retrieval, A MacFarlane et.al. (eds.), London: British Computer Society, 2007, pages, 55-60, available here

D Bawden, Information seeking and information retrieval: the core of the information curriculum ?, Journal of Education for Library and information Science, 2007, 48(2), 125-138, available here

J Haider and D Bawden, Conceptions of ‘information poverty’ in library and information science: a discourse analysis, Journal of Documentation, 2007, 63(4), 534-557, available here

D Bawden, Organised complexity, meaning and understanding: an approach to a unified view of information for information science, Aslib Proceedings, 2007, 59(4/5), 307-327, available here

A Khudair and D Bawden, Healthcare information in Saudi Arabia: an analysis and recommendation, Aslib Proceedings, 2007, 59(4/5), 328-341, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, Information Science at City University London, Aslib Proceedings, 2007, 59(4/5), 305-306, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, Users, user studies and human information behaviour: a three decade perspective on Tom Wilson’s ‘On user studies and information needs’, Journal of Documentation, 2006, 62(6), 671-679, available available here

J Haider and D Bawden, Pairing information with poverty: traces of development discourse in LIS, New Library World, 2006, 107(1228/1229), 371-385, available here

T Weller and D Bawden, Individual perceptions: a new chapter on Victorian information history, Library History, 2006, 22(July 2006), 137-156, available here

D Bawden and P Vilar, Digital libraries: to meet or manage user expectations, Aslib Proceedings, 2006, 58(4), 346-354, available here

D Bawden, R Petuchovaite and P Vilar, Are we effective ? How would we know ? Approaches to the evaluation of library services in Lithuania, Slovenia and the United Kingdom, New Library World, 2005, 106(1216/1217), 454-463, available here

J Brophy and D Bawden, Is Google enough ? Comparison of an internet search engine with academic library resources, Aslib Proceedings, 2005, 57(6), 498-512, available here

NS Khan and D Bawden, Community informatics in libraries in Pakistan: current status, future prospects, New Library World, 2005, 106 (1218/1219), 532-540, available here

T Weller and D Bawden, The social and technological origins of the information society: an analysis of the crisis of control in England, 1830-1890, Journal of Documentation, 2005, 61(6), 777-802, available here

D Bawden, P Vilar and V Zabukovec, Education and training for digital librarians: a Slovenia/UK comparison, Aslib Proceedings, 2005, 57(1), 85-98, available here

D Bawden, Forgotten and undiscovered knowledge, Journal of Documentation, 2004, 60(6), 595-596, open access version in City Research Online is here

L Robinson and D Bawden, Distance learning and LIS professional development, Aslib Proceedings, 2002, 54(1), 48-55, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden and L Robinson, Promoting literacy in a digital age: approaches to training for information literacy, Learned Publishing, 2002, 15(4), 297-301, available here

PA Yates-Mercer and D Bawden, Managing the paradox: the valuation of knowledge and knowledge management, Journal of Information Science, 2002, 28(1), 19-29, available via ResearchGate here

D Bawden, The three worlds of health information, Journal of Information Science, 2002, 28(1), 51-62, available via ResearchGate here

L Robinson and D Bawden, Libraries and open society: Popper, Soros and digital information, Aslib Proceedings, 2001, 53(5), 167-178, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, The shifting terminologies of information, Aslib Proceedings, 2001, 53(3), 93-98, available via ResearchGate here

D Bawden and L Robinson, Information and knowledge for open societies; seven principles for libraries and librarians, in Knowledge, Information and Democracy in the Open Society: the Role of the Library and Information Sector, Proceedings of the 2001 Bobcatsss Conference, Vilnius University, Lithuania, pp 157-164, open access version in City Research Online is here

D Bawden, Information and digital literacies; a review of concepts, Journal of Documentation, 2001, 57(2), 218-259, available here

D Bawden, TK Devon and IW Sinclair, Desktop information systems and services: a user survey in a pharmaceutical research organisation, International Journal of Information Management, 2000, 20(2), 151-160, available in academia.edu here

D Bawden and L Robinson, A distant mirror ?; the Internet and the printing press, Aslib Proceedings, 2000, 52(2), 51-57, available here

L Robinson, R Kupryte, P Burnett and D Bawden, Libraries and the Internet; a multi-national training course, Program, 2000, 34(2), 187-194, open access version in City Research Online is here

I Rowlands and D Bawden, Digital Libraries: a conceptual framework, Libri, 1999, 49(4), 192-202, available here

D Bawden and I Rowlands, Digital Libraries: assumptions and concepts, Libri, 1999, 49(4), 181-191, available here

L Robinson and D Bawden, Internet subject gateways, International Journal of Information Management, 1999, 19(6), 511-522, open access version in City Research Online is here

ED Sheppard and D Bawden, More news, less knowledge ? An information content analysis of television and newspaper coverage of the Gulf War, International Journal of Information Management, 1997, 17(3), 211-228, available in academia.edu here

L Pace, K Blakeman and D Bawden, Business information provision under changing economic circumstances, British Library Business Information Network, 1994, available via ResearchGate here

D Bawden, Molecular dissimilarity in chemical information systems, in Chemical Structures 2, WA Warr (ed.), Springer Verlag, 1993, pages 383-388, available via ResearchGate here

JJ Eaton and D Bawden, What kind of resource is information?, International Journal of Information Management, 1991, 11(2), 156-165, available in academia.edu here

D Bawden, Classification of chemical reactions: potential, possibilities,and continuing relevance, Journal of Chemical Information and Computer Sciences, 1991, 31(2), 212-216, available via ResearchGate here

A Ormerod, P Willett and D Bawden, Further comparative studies of fragment weighting schemes for substructural analysis, Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships, 1990, 9(4), 302-312, available in academia.edu here

D Bawden, Information systems and databases as alternatives [to animal experimentation], ATLA-Alternatives to Laboratory Animals, 1990, 18, 83-89, available here – free registration required to read the article

A Ormerod, P Willett and D Bawden, Comparison of fragment weighting schemes for substructural analysis, Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships, 1989, 8(2), 115-129, available in academia.edu here

J Barber, S Moffat, F Wood and D Bawden, Case studies of the indexing and retrieval of pharmacology papers, Information Processing and Management, 1988, 24(2), 141-150, available in academia.edu here

D Bawden, Information systems and the stimulation of creativity, Journal of Information Science, 1986, 12(5), 203-216 [reprinted in Knowledge Management Tools, RL Ruggles (ed.), Butterworth-Heinnemann, Boston, 1997, pp 79-101], available via ResearchGate here

D Bawden, DISCLOSE – an integrated set of multivariate display procedures for chemical and pharmaceutical data, Analytica Chimica Acta, 1984, 158(2), 363-368, available in academia.edu here

D Bawden, Computerized chemical structure handling techniques in structure-activity studies and molecular property prediction, Journal of Chemical Information and Computer Sciences, 1983, 23(1), 14-22, available in academia.edu here

GW Adamson and D Bawden, Comparison of hierarchical cluster analysis techniques for automatic classification of chemical structures, Journal of Chemical Information and Computer Sciences, 1981, 21(4), 204-209, available in academia.edu here

GW Adamson and D Bawden, Automated additive modeling techniques applied to thermochemical property estimation, Journal of Chemical Information and Computer Sciences, 1980, 20(4), 242-246, available in academia.edu here

GW Adamson and D Bawden, Substructural analysis techniques for empirical structure-property correlation. Application to stereochemically related molecular properties, Journal of Chemical Information and Computer Sciences, 1980, 20(2), 97-100, available in academia.edu here